Monthly Archives: December 2015

Tax Planning: The Advantages of First Trust Deed or ‘Hard Money Loan’ Investing

Do you have visions of sugarplums or visions of the taxman dancing in your head during this time of the year? This season is a time when we take stock of how our investments have done throughout the year and it’s especially important … Read More…

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Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap

Home ownership is at a nearly 50-year low. That’s bad news for the economy as a whole, but it’s even worse news for those individuals who typically would be home owners, but for some reason they aren’t yet. Many of these folks are … Read More…

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How hard money investing can beat the conventional wisdom

What do you do when conventional investment wisdom stops working? The S&P 500 has always been one of the best indicators of the health of the stock market. It’s broadly based, so a good cross section of our economy is represented. For years, … Read More…

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How Borrowers, Investors Benefit from Our First Trust Deeds

Do you keep money in the bank? Is a real estate loan in your near or medium-term future? I think almost all of us would answer a resounding “yes” to at least one of those questions, and many of us would answer both … Read More…

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What’s the Ultimate Passive Income Business?

I ran across the question posed in the headline of this article – What’s the ultimate passive income business? – while browsing an online forum the other day and it was fascinating to see how different people answered the query. How would you … Read More…

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