Individual 401k calculatorHaving a retirement plan is a great way to save for retirement, and also to maximize tax benefits for the year. Most retirement plans, including a Solo 401k, offer tax-deferral or tax-free benefits. To make the most of the plan, plan holders are recommended to contribute as much as they are allowed to. This way, the funds can grow faster, and with the compounding effect, a small increase in contribution now can turn into a much bigger sum years later. Plus, by contributing to a retirement plan, plan holders can also save on taxes for the year with the tax-deferral benefits. An individual 401k calculator can help plan holders to determine the exact contribution limit for their plan.

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Business BooksReal estate is a business. And yes, there are some great books specifically on real estate that every investor should read (like the 10 I mentioned earlier), but there are also some great business books that investors should put on their list. My top 10 list is as follows:

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realestateinvestingmarketingSo what happens when you do find that good real estate investment deal and need to find a buyer so you can make some fast cash wholesaling it?

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01-20-15 - 401k-Real-Estate-InvestmentIndependent real estate agents or investors will often have to look for a self employed retirement plans on their own, as their flexibility schedule and work place often do not come with an employer sponsored retirement plans. Having a proper self employed retirement plans in place is not only a great way to save for the future, but also brings about certain tax benefits.

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01-19-15 - flipping1Last week I was able to respond to a mobile home investing question that read, “Am I able to purchase a mobile home that needs repairs and resell the home for a profit without making any of the repairs on the home before reselling?”

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mortgage loan denied realestate investorsI get a chance to deal with quite a few different hard money lenders  and private money investors and when asked what are their top reasons for denying hard money loans they each had the same reasons. Listed below are the top reasons for declining a real estate investing loan or rehab loans:

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01-14-15 - pic1When you buy houses to flip, you need to be extremely careful on how you improve them. I remember when I first started in this business, I used to over-improve my properties and there was NOT a return on my investment. But the question I had was, “how do I know the exact sweet spot where I can get a return on my improvements and not over-improve?”

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01-13-15 - RealEstate-IRAInvesting in real estate has long been considered a great way to generate income and build wealth. Whether investing in real estate full time, or just as a side job, we all have found this market a great investment venue. When it comes to retirement planning however, real estate investment is still a new thing. Most investors do not realize that there are certain self-directed retirement plans that are allowed to hold real estate. In fact, the Solo 401k rules not only permit but also make it easier to invest in this promising market.

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01-12-15 - GBUThe motto of a landlord is if it can break most likely it will break. During my experiences as a landlord I know one thing will always occur which is that the good, the bad, and the ugly will happen. The way we as real estate investors react to these situations determine how the end result will turn out. A good situation can have a bad or ugly result just depending on how you react to the situation,

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08-12-14 - alt investHad to share this great inspirational article with you investors.  Wishing you all the best investing in 2015!

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