Are You Behind On Your Retirement?

Below is a chart to show you how much money you will need for retirement. It is based on your age and your income. For example, if you are 40 years old and make $100,000 a year, you need $260,000 by age of 40 to stay on track. The chart assumes a 5% annualized rate [...]

By | August 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Friends Mutual Fund

The other day I was talking to a good friend about retirement investing. He mentioned Dave Ramsey, who has a show about helping people do the right thing financially. I’m sure Dave Ramsey has a lot to offer when it comes to getting out of debt and budgeting, but when it comes to investing, I’m [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My First Real Estate Deal

It was 1989, I was 22 years old and still in college when I attended a real estate auction at the downtown courthouse steps in Fresno, California. I watched a guy named Jim Smith (Yes that’s his real name) bid on and buy a property. After the bid process was over I started up a [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How It All Started

I was 14 years old when my mom came to me with a collection of stamps and coins. She gave them to me to see if I would have an interest. She also gave me something less tangible that turned out to the best one of the three items. The stamps didn't intrigue me at [...]

By | May 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments