Ever see the TV show Storage Wars on A&E?
You’ve got just 30 seconds to size up the contents of an abandoned storage locker – stuffed to overflowing with someone’s forgotten treasures – in order to determine whether or not you’d like to place a bid.
If you’re lucky enough to win the foreclosed unit, you have the … Read More →
Imagine you’re a ninth grade boy, in your parents’ dimly lit basement, about to lock lips for the first time with the cute girl who lives next door. She slowly leans in toward you. With sweaty palms, and a racing heart, you nervously press your lips against hers…
And then your worst nightmare happens: your braces lock.
Well … Read More →
We’ve all done it.
Our hearts are racing to start a new venture, like private lending, with visions of wild success. Then a week or two into the fancy-schmancy program we ordered that’ll lead us to the promised land, we find ourselves hopelessly distracted. Suddenly, you become obsessed with flossing your cat, rearranging your sock drawers or clearing your … Read More →
Networking is hard. Especially when you don’t have a clue what you are doing. You may feel like an ill-prepared contestant on Survivor, stranded in the wilderness of the complex private lending industry. Fortunately you’re not. You won’t have to forage for food and water, or build a structure out of drift wood and palm fronds to survive as
a … Read More →
“Baaaaaa” went the sheep as he walked into the mortgage lending office. “Yum!” went the mortgage broker behind the desk…
“Have I got a loan for you!”
There are many times when investors need to take out mortgage loans as leverage to grow their private lending business. And the friendly mortgage broker strongly suggests a loan based on the best … Read More →
Imagine being on a pro sports team that wins every game.
This is kind of like being on the Harlem Globetrotters. Of their 22,000 games they’ve only lost 345 times to the Washington Generals. That’s a 98.5% win percentage.
“Of course!” You scoff. “The generals are supposed to lose.”
But the fans love to watch the Globetrotters great … Read More →
Six bucks for a lukewarm beer?!
Yup. That’s the price at most ballparks across the USA. And you know what? Most people will gladly pay that.
You can’t bring your own brew into the stadium. Beer and baseball go together so well. And while you’re enjoying those Buds with your buds, the vending company is enjoying it even more!
This … Read More →
Imagine strolling down the cobbled streets of Paris, a café au lait in one hand, a fresh chocolate croissant in the other. After losing yourself for hours in the Monet exhibit at the Louvre, you’re looking forward to tonight’s performance of The Barber of Seville, followed by a decadent five-star dinner — then hopping a train to Madrid in the … Read More →
Suppose your life’s ambition has been to open a grocery store where you plan to sell one item and one item only: pickled squid. Can you picture it? Rows and rows of squeamy, squirmy, flesh-colored pickled squid, as far as the eye can see…
What are the chances this new venture is successful?
Somewhere between slim and none? Exactly. So … Read More →
So what’s the greatest invention in human history…
The internal combustion engine?
All those are pretty darn good. But one of the smartest guys ever called this invention the “8th Wonder of the World” and “The Greatest Invention in Human History.”
The guy? Albert Einstein.
The Greatest Invention: Compound Interest.
And when you use this ‘Greatest Invention … Read More →
You know those comic books where the superhero swoops down to save the lady buried by the avalanche? He rips a telephone pole from the ground, pries off the 10 ton boulder and saves the day. Wouldn’t it be great to have the amazing ability to lift huge obstacles like that, especially those that bury your ability to build wealth?… Read More →
The door to the laboratory slowly creaks open. Your heart pounds like a hammer.
The man you came to interview is here.
“Good evening… the name is Dr. Victor Financialstein, Underwriter. Tonight I shall show you how to bring the dead back to life!”
You gasp, “People?”
“No,” he whispers.
Money buried in the graveyard
You follow Dr. Financialstein … Read More →