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san francisco and caracas

San Francisco and Caracas are the extreme opposites. What’s in the middle?

This article is in reference to a question that is currently very common in the real estate and investing world. Q: What will trigger the world-wide real estate bubble to burst? A: Nothing. There is no such thing as a…

short game or long game

Are you in for the short game or the long game?

Delayed gratification versus immediate reward. This concept I something researchers have studied for years. They have tried to understand why our brains desire different rewards based on a time frame. Really, the only reasonable explanation is that people are just…

knowing where to look

Knowing Where To Look Is The Biggest Challenge

We all want the secret map that leads us to success, riches, and pleasure. It’s one of the oldest desires that is consistent with nearly every culture throughout the world. This desire that we all share, to have access to…

How To Start Your Own LEGAL Cannabis Company In Under A Week

How To Start Your Own LEGAL Cannabis Company In Under A Week

How To Start Your Own LEGAL Cannabis Company In Under A Week ***Note, this is a follow up to the article, The Easiest Way To Get Involved In The Cannabis Industry, where we discussed investing in CBD, which is the…

Easiest Way To Get Involved In The Cannabis Industry

The Easiest Way To Get Involved In The Cannabis Industry

I want you to picture the stereotypical cannabis user. What kind of clothes are they wearing? What does their hair look like? Where do they work? Do they look something like this? Now I want you to think about a…

real estate cycle

2019: Where Are We In The Real Estate Cycle?

“Unfortunately, bubbles are only recognized with 100 percent certainty in 20/20 hindsight,” says the man who accurately predicted the 2008 housing crash and the beginning the current housing slowdown. James Stark, who manages well over $1 billion, thinks we are…

investing in 2019 - the turning of the cycle

Investing in 2019 – the turning of the cycle?

He was on the outside patio smoking like a chimney when we walked in the front door of the house. “Who is smoking!?” My wife asked. “Oh, that’s Rick. He’s outside,” replied our neighbor. We had just arrived at our…

explore before it's too late

Explore Before It’s Too Late

“It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” -Honore de Balzac It’s the idea of living with regrets. Waking up each morning knowing that your schedule for the day is…

bond bite

Boring Bonds, That Will Come Back to Bite

If you were to ask the average investor where their wealth is held, they’d probably say something like, “Stocks, bonds, commodities, cash, and some real estate.” That’s a perfect answer according to most financial advisors. It’s a great idea to…

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Don’t Invest Until You’ve Met The Management

Early this year, in February, we traveled to Denver, Colorado to learn about the blossoming cannabis industry. In addition to hearing from top industry experts, we also physically toured the facilities of several different cannabis companies. We shook hands with…