How to Lawsuit Proof Your Business

Tuesday, March 22

Here's how to make yourself bullet proof from lawsuits, malcontents and jealous peers: Shut Your Business Down Huh? That's right: if you don't want to risk getting sued, raising the ire of people around you who hate their spot in life or jealous peers who gossip about you and your business like...


Do You Make These Mistakes When Raising Private Money?

Monday, November 01

"Let's wait for a while and see how your next deal goes..." "I'm going to keep my money in CD's..." "You've never done this before?! Ummm..." "My lawyer says this isn't a good idea..." If you've ever heard a prospective investor say one of those things to you, then this is one of the most import...


How to Spot a Private Money "Bandit"

Sunday, October 31

A few weeks ago, I saw something strange as I was driving to my office. A roadside "bandit"sign that read: "Earn 18% on Your Money - Call XXX-XXX-XXXX". You know what a bandit sign is...it's one of those signs you write on and stick in the ground.I've used them before to market for houses (buyi...


Be Careful if You're Buying Into "This" New Private Money Fad

Monday, October 25

Before you read this, I have a little exercise for you. First, go grab a big wad of cash. (If you don't have a big wad of cash, hop in your car and go to the ATM machine. I'll wait.) Now, once you've got this wad of cash in your hand, grab a lighter and set it on fire. If the flame gets too hot,...


How "This" Little Strategy Can Help Your Private Money Raising Efforts by 500%

Sunday, October 24

You and I have never met. But I think I know you a little. You don't like to make people mad. The thought of having another human upset with you makes you uncomfortable. You like to resolve all conflicts and issues or you have a hard time sleeping. You like to be a people-pleaser and value whe...


Using the Internet to Get Private Money

Thursday, June 10

This is a subject I've wanted to tackle for quite a while...using the internet to get private money. For today, I'm going to leave out the legal "nitty gritty" - as that could take up a few pages in itself. Instead, I'm going to focus on the practical aspects of it. First, I need to get something...