Category Archives: Business

5 Best ways to get Down Payment for a Home

What is a downpayment and how much do you need? With mortgage rates at historical lows and more people than ever working from home everyone is asking how they can they purchase a house or condo. Step 1 is getting … Continue reading

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What’s Forbearance and are more Home Foreclosure’s around the corner

What is Forbearance? Part of the CARES act enacted in March of 2020 Allows home owners to defer 12 months of mortgage payments due to hardships Was then extended 6 more months Last time to Apply is June 30th 2021 … Continue reading

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Tax Breaks for Landlords (“Real-Estate Professionals”)

Great summation from the WSJ http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-landlords-not-named-trump-can-avoid-paying-taxes-1476465734 In 2014, one or more filers of 392,000 returns claimed to be real-estate professionals, according the most recent data from the Internal Revenue Service. This total doesn’t include taxpayers earning $150,000 or less and … Continue reading

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The Master Plan of Elon Musk – Part Two

PART 1: Create a low volume car, which would necessarily be expensive Use that money to develop a medium volume car at a lower price Use that money to create an affordable, high volume car Provide solar power PART 2: … Continue reading

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Some Cool Websites

Repository for interesting sites I find. http://makeyourmoneymatter.org/ http://www.giampierobodino.com/

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Great Insights – Michael Jones

PMA.LA Event at Google Featuring Michael Jones Started off with four Google PM’s who discussed their roles for the first hour. The second hour was very interesting with Michael Jones providing his insight and path from start ups to corporate … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Being a Better Listener

An article I read recently from the Wall Street Journal focused on the issues that stemmed from not listening well to others and some tips on how to address. Main Takeaways: 1. For an important conversation – write a list … Continue reading

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