A Stimulus Plan that Actually Works! Will our Govt Continue it?

Sunday, July 11

According to CNNMoney.com, a little-known Recovery Act initiative has put more than 200,000 unemployed people back to work in 32 states (and the District of Columbia). It's called the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Emergency Fund (TANF), and it subsidizes jobs with private companies, non...


Will the Financial Reform Bill Reform Anything?

Saturday, July 10

The recent economic disaster that begun in 2007 still has a stranglehold on our economy and the focus of the government is to pass legislation to prevent a financial catastrophe like this from occurring again. The most recent attempt by our government to curb such recklessness in the future is c...


7 Tips to Creating a Business Plan

Friday, July 09

The old axiom goes like this: “Nobody plans to fail, people just fail to plan”.   I’ll take it one step further and say that failing to plan is planning to fail.   Also, when looking to establish partnerships, joint ventures, or raise capital, people will want to see your business plan.The succes...


Is Principal Reduction by the Banks a Good Thing?

Friday, July 09

According to its March 24th press release, Bank of America promised to first consider principal forgiveness before interest rate reduction for mortgages that qualify for their National Homeownership Retention Program (NHRP), "including the introduction of an earned principal forgiveness approach ...


Pitfalls of the HAFA Short Sale Program

Thursday, July 08

The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative plan is a federally funded plan designed to assist homeowners who are delinquent on their payments and did not qualified for the Home Affordable Modification Plan (HAMP). The following are pitfalls of the HAFA program: * Lenders don’t have to approve an...


Brief Networking Tips for Investors

Thursday, July 08

The key to successful networking is to be able to briefly tell others what you have to offer and how your services can assist others. There are 4 steps to successful networking: 1- Give a quick elevator speech to summarize what you are about, who you are looking for, and why you are a great solut...