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The World According to George Carlin - 05/29/09 12:01 PM
No comedian has ever dissected American B.S. the way George Carlin did in his comedy routines and books. George simply understood the ranking smell that has so many people living in a delusional world. Comedic Genius! Bounded by institutions and establishments that were merely a thought brought into full scale to keep people divided and living in a brain washed, zombie induced state of mind, George had the ability to make people understand in simple comedic humor the crap we deal with on a daily basis . Funny beyond words! I had the pleasure of meeting George Carlin one-on-one in 2000 when I used to (9 comments)
Banks Declare War On You - 05/28/09 04:10 PM
Although President Obama signed into law new credit card reforms, the banks once again are going to bleed the American people before this law takes effect. Talk of higher interest rates, new and higher fees, and continued scaling back of credit will play mind games with those who live off of this credit game. Don't you just love our society and our love for living and getting by using credit? Perpetual debt and uncontrolled spending is what got Americans into their economic woes along with living beyond their means and thinking materialistic products define who and what people are. Social status based on credit and materialistic (11 comments)
James Ullman has more than 35 years of experience as an attorney and focuses his practice on franchising, intellectual property and education law. His accolades include one of the "Best Lawyers in America" for 10 consecutive years. He has held leadership roles in several education organizations and public boards including a member of the State Board of Education from 1991-1997, President of the board in 1995; a member of the State Board of Directors of Community Colleges of Arizona from 1990-1997, Chairman of the board in 1995; a member of the Panel of Arbitrators (0 comments)
Currently serving as Vice President of Product Development at Nouveau Riche, Carmen Payne is an ambitious and results-oriented professional offering over 20 years of diverse experience in project research, planning, execution, and success. Driven by a spirit of excellence, Ms. Payne's track record extends to mature companies, startups, and restructures alike. Armed with a broad-based competence, strong reasoning ability, and a knack for quickly establishing rapport, she is experienced in both the public and private sectors from marketing to construction management to business administration. In her first "real" job, Ms. Payne was (0 comments)
I Just Received This Email! - 05/26/09 11:08 AM
From the Desk of John F TatePresident, Campaign for Liberty Fellow Patriot: Wow, has our movement taken off! Not only are Ron Paul's principles gaining steam in Congress, but the campuses across America have come alive for the message of liberty and Constitutional government. I just got off the phone with Jeff Frazee. He is the Executive Director of Young Americans for Liberty, C4L's sister organization, which is igniting the torch of freedom among the young people of this country. Young Americans for Liberty has had a tremendously successful first semester, and I want you to hear from Jeff personally about (6 comments)
Sonya Lee has served as Chief Operating Officer of Nouveau Riche since 2006. Ms. Lee brings with her over twenty years of management and business experience, working in areas of finance, accounting, management, and operations. Ms. Lee's business experience ranges from Chief Operating Officer of a publicly traded international marketing company with four wholly owned subsidiaries in the United States and overseas, to Chief Financial Officer of a real estate franchisor with franchisees nationwide. Ms. Lee currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and/or Manager of a number of companies affiliated with Nouveau Riche, including The Real Market Experts®, Nouveau (1 comments)
Mark Kohler obtained an undergraduate degree in accounting and a Masters degree in accounting with tax emphasis from the University of Utah. He then graduated from Willamette College of Law located in Salem, Oregon in 2000. Mr. Kohler is an Attorney, Certified Public Accountant and Entrepreneur. He has owned numerous businesses since high school, through college and even as a professional. Now, his principal occupation is that of a "tax attorney" and as a partner in the law firm Kyler Kohler & Ostermiller, LLP, and the accounting firm Kohler & Eyre, CPAs, (0 comments)
In 2005, Michael Ten Eyck brought over 20 years of information services administration experience and over 10 years experience in the higher education industry to his position as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the Education Division for Nouveau Riche. Garnering business management experience at such well-known companies as Alltel Information Systems, National Foundation Life Insurance and Southwestern Public Service, Mr. Ten Eyck's day-to-day duties included participating in the Nouveau Riche "Brain Trust" that was assembled to create new curriculum and manage existing curriculum for the company's college and educational systems. (2 comments)
Jim Piccolo has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nouveau Riche since he co-founded it in 2000. Mr. Piccolo has also served as Chairman of Piccolo International University (formerly known as Nouveau University) since 2005 and is a principal owner of the university. Mr. Piccolo brings with him a unique combination of business leadership, experience, vision and philosophy. Above all else, Piccolo believes in building relationships and treating people fairly and with respect. This philosophy has served him well. In November of 2004, Mr. Piccolo was featured in Biz AZ Magazine (0 comments)
Top 5 Cities Where Americans are Relocating - 05/24/09 10:22 AM
Although people are not moving as much due to tight credit, less consumer spending and unemployment, these 10 cities have seen an influx in population growth recently. Top 5 Cities: 1. Raleigh, N.C. 2. Austin, Texas 3. Charlotte, N.C. 4. Phoenix, AZ 5. Dallas, TX Key factors driving these areas include business opportunities, affordability, stability, weather, and cultural life. The economic slump has not stopped certain people from moving on and starting fresh in a new location. Business opportunities tend to be the key factor in relocating, but other characteristics weigh in when choosing a new place to live. Rounding out the (11 comments)
She has "No Idea" - 05/23/09 03:31 PM
When the US Federal Reserve Inspector General Elizabeth Coleman states brazenly before the US Congress that she has "no idea" where $9 Trillion of US taxpayer money has gone, or who got it, does this not speak volumes to you? Support H.R. 1207 - Audit The Fed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://macedoniaonline.eu/content/view/6807/53/ I have a friend from South Africa living in the U.S. I asked him what his family and friends still living in South Africa thought of about what was transpiring in the U.S. He said, "you mean from the outside looking in", in which I responded "Yes." He flat out told me that (10 comments)
Irvin Wilson began his training and education in the field of economics. He built a career in technology as both a developer of software applications and a business owner. Irvin's career is what brought him to the Phoenix metro area, where he has witnessed tremendous growth over the past decade. From his belief that this growth is destined to continue, Irvin became involved as a real estate investor and licensed Real Estate agent, as well as a franchisee with the Real Market Experts® of Phoenix. He now serves as the CEO of The Real Market Experts (0 comments)
Chris is first and foremost a real estate investor, who truly enjoys the challenges and benefits of real estate investing. His early investing career was cut short by youthful interests; and he has worked as a cowboy, soldier, handyman, engineer, teacher, and salesman. After getting married, he decided to pursue a career in telecommunications and complete a formal education, ultimately receiving his MBA. He has held high-level jobs in Marketing, Sales and Research & Development. Although Chris was highly successful, many months of assisting in "re-engineering" a large, telecommunications company propelled Chris to reinvigorate his real (2 comments)
After 16 years as a diesel mechanic and only six months into his real estate investing career with Nouveau Riche, Brian Sump told his employer "it's costing me too much money to keep working for you!" He believes it would have taken him 11 years as a mechanic to earn what he did last year alone! Through his education with Nouveau Riche, in only 9 short months, Brian was able to pay off all his debt, including the mortgage to his family's home! With over 45 successful real estate transactions under his belt, including subject-tos, rehabs, (4 comments)
Business, Tax, Real Estate Law - 05/22/09 09:25 AM
INSTRUCTOR - MAT SORENSEN As a partner and practicing attorney in the law firm of Kyler, Kohler & Ostermiller, LLP, Mat Sorensen currently concentrates on business, tax and real estate. His diverse legal background ranges from a former in-house attorney and law clerk handling business, tax and regulatory matters for large corporations, to a former Assistant Attorney General in the Utah Attorney General's Office, where he prosecuted felony criminal cases, including felony tax fraud. Mat received his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Utah, where he was awarded the E. Rich Brewer Scholarship and graduated Phi Kappa (1 comments)
Where Do You Stand? - 05/21/09 04:26 PM
Be honest when filling this out to get an idea of where you stand and what your future looks like! Pass this on to those who are interested in real estate investing. Questionnaire Name: ___________________________________________ Phone Number: ____________________________________ Email Address: ____________________________________ What is your #1 priority? Extra Income Financial Freedom Having my own business More time Retirement Helping others Personal development Meeting new people Why that one? ________________________________________________ Why is that important to you? ________________________________________________ What are the consequences of not having it? ________________________________________________ Does that concern/worry you? Yes No Do you own any investment properties? Yes No Do you currently (0 comments)
Currently an Instructor for NR's Real Estate Investment College, Mr. Rickert offers NR Students his profound expertise, stemming from his extensive background and skills acquired from over 10 years in business and in real estate investing. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Mr. Rickert maintained an executive position with a large international computer distributor in Tempe, Arizona, for 10 years. Utilizing this experience, he left to pursue his dreams of entrepreneurship and create Investment Properties of Arizona, which began as a small fix and flip foreclosure company. Over the next 4 years, Mr. (2 comments)
Renowned as a trusted and experienced "financial solutions master", Mike Phillips' experience in residential and commercial lending spans over 17 years. Currently the President of The Mortgage StoreTM - USA, Mike spearheads the nationwide efforts to offer solutions for both the borrower and the mortgage professional. He takes tremendous pride in providing superior mortgage services and products for Nouveau Riche Community Members as well as individual homeowners. Mike started in loan-origination in 1990 with North American Mortgage Company. Within three years, he was promoted to branch manager of the Tucson, Arizona location and soon moved on (0 comments)
10th Amendment Movement - Update - 05/20/09 02:36 PM
Here is the most up-to-date status of the 10th Amendment Movement. If this does not tell you anything regarding what is transpiring in the U.S., then I don't know what will! Status by State, 2009 Alabama House: HJR298 "Tenth Amendment to U. S. Constitution, sovereignty under claimed, federal government notified to cease and desist mandates, certain federal legislation prohibited or repealed." Senate: Alaska House: HJR27 "BE IT RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature hereby claims sovereignty for the state under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the (19 comments)
Currently a partner and practicing attorney in the law firm of Fette Helquist & Park, LLC in St. George, Utah. Jim Park specializes in taxation, estate planning, wealth preservation, real estate, asset protection, and business planning. As the owner of several small businesses, he possesses an immense pool of business knowledge and regularly engages in real estate transactions. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, Jim received his Bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Utah. He then received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville as well as his Master (3 comments)
Chris and Donna Littleton both started their careers in the airline industry, respectfully working for American Airlines and Northwest Airlines. Determined to follow their dreams, together they ambitiously transitioned into successful careers in real estate and never looked back! As established entrepreneurs and successful real estate investors, they believe they are true "products of the product." After becoming franchise partners of The Real Market Experts® of Atlanta, Chris and Donna have delivered over $60 Million of Investment Property "on a silver platter" to Nouveau Riche Community Members. Donna is the broker for The Real (0 comments)
First China, Now Russia - 05/20/09 08:27 AM
Russia is no longer using the U.S. Dollar for its primary reserve currency following in the footsteps of China. Russia is now using the Euro-based currency for main asset reserve in Russia's Central Bank, according to Vedomosti newspaper. The U.S. dollar lost the status has Russia's basic reserve currency due to poor performance in the world financial market. No surprise to this blogger! Although Mother Russia continues to have the U.S. Dollar as a reserve, the Euro is the primary cash asset backing their reserve system. The Dollar had a strong presence having a 49% share as the primary reserve. At the end of last (6 comments)
An accomplished business owner, real estate investor, and educator, Phil is currently a co-founder of a mortgage company. He states, "I would say that my story is a case of learning from making mistakes and then not making the same mistakes twice." In addition to his mortgage company, over the last seven years Phil has grown his investment portfolio to include 11 residential rental units and a retail business, using strategies from rehab and cash flow, to new build buy and hold, to personal rehabbing and self-management, to cash flow and hold for one year, to (0 comments)
Mark is an Attorney, Certified Public Accountant and Entrepreneur. He has owned numerous businesses since high school, through college and even as a professional. Currently, Mark's principal career is as a partner in the law firm Kyler, Kohler & Ostermiller, LLP, and the accounting and tax-planning firm Kohler & Eyre, CPAs, LLP. Mark specializes in the areas of business- estate and tax-planning and even further, in regard to real estate asset-protection and tax planning. He personally owns several commercial real estate projects and loves the people, transactions and everything to do with real estate. Mr. Kohler (0 comments)
Nick Holevas' passion towards real estate began at the young age of seven. His childhood experiences showed him early on that real estate, at times, could be risky, but overall very rewarding. After becoming a student of Nouveau Riche nearly three years ago, Nick has grown his personal real estate holdings to 131 single-family and multi-family units with projected 2009 rental revenues of $540,000 and a positive cash flow of $70,000. He now looks forward to the great honor of sharing his knowledge, as an Instructor, with the students of Nouveau Riche. An avid chef and (2 comments)
As the Client Development Director for American Pension Services, Del Hargis is committed to assisting people in discovering the many financial benefits of self-directing their retirement plans. Del shares this message with investors across the country: "retirement plans are not about the future, they are about right now!" Del is a nationally requested inspirational speaker who encourages people to "never judge what you can accomplish today based on what you did not accomplish yesterday!" *** Personal side note - Del has so much energy it is contagious! I sat in the front row of his IRA (2 comments)
My Chakra - 05/17/09 07:24 PM
I just took the Chakra test and my result is Crown. The Crown's description is as follows:
The Crown Chakra represents wisdom, and feeling at one with the world. You are mindful of the environment, and in touch with your spirituality. You're wise, and at times offer valuable advice to those around you. Be careful of intellectualizing things, and ignoring your body's needs in favour of their spiritual needs.
Chakra(derived from the Sanskrit cakraṃचक्रं, pronounced [/ˈtʃʌkrə/]Pali: chakka, Tibetan: khorlo, Malay: cakera) is a Sanskritword that translates as wheelor discor turning. Chakra is a concept referring to wheel-like vortices which, (2 comments)
Curtis L. DeYoung is Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of American Pension Services, a company organized in 1982, for the purpose of allowing the more aggressive investors to direct individually their retirement funds as broadly as the law allows. DeYoung realized early in his career that true self-directed retirement plans were rare and virtually unavailable to the average, individual investor. The industry was dominated by brokerage firms, insurance companies and banks that sponsored limited investment options for retirement plans. Still today, most IRA sponsors allow only the investments that benefit them the most, rather than (2 comments)
John is a self-made millionaire, dedicated to helping others achieve financial independence so they, too, can achieve their dreams. After a highly successful sales career in the environmental industry, John quit his corporate sales position in 2000, to establish his own national environmental company, ICON Development. Capitalizing on his experience and knowledge in the industry, John grew this company to exceed $5-million in gross revenues in the first 14 months! At the same time, John became inspired to create passive income and achieve complete, financial freedom and thus, founded Cribs, LLC, a real estate investing and property-management (0 comments)
Lance bought his first investment property at age 22. That was 15 years ago; and at that time, he never imagined he would one day be a professional real estate investor and educator. As a full-time real estate investor, Lance primarily focuses on rehabbing and is also involved in a variety of other real estate investing methods. His philosophy carefully follows the Hungarian proverb that advises to, "bargain like a gypsy, but pay like a gentleman." Lance has a diverse background in education and has traveled to over 50 countries and five continents. He graduated cum (0 comments)
Nancy Dana grew up in the home of a real estate investor... she just didn't know it, at the time! Her father, the consummate entrepreneur, always owned businesses and was a serial rehabber. The family of six would move into a rundown house and then, spend the next several years with Dad plumbing, wiring and moving walls, and Mom hanging wallpaper and reupholstering furniture! Once everyone was totally in love with the house, they would all pack up and move to the next one. They didn't call it rehabbing then; It was just what you did (0 comments)
Doing It The Right Way - 05/16/09 10:45 AM
How difficult is it to do it the right way, or is it laziness? We must abide by other countries immigration laws. Something to think about! I was asked to spread this. These are not my words. -------------------------------------------------- This is a subject close to my heart. Do you know that we have adult students at the school where I teach who are not US citizens and who get the PELL grant, which is a federal grant (no pay back required) plus other federal grants to go to school? One student from the Dominican Republic told me that she didn't want (10 comments)
Kyle Cross grew up in Indiana, where he attended Purdue University and graduated with a Bachelor Degree in 2000. He fell into the trap of "...go to school; get good grades, and get a good job...." It did not take him long to figure out that this was not the way to make a life for his family. After graduating from Purdue, Kyle was hired by a major hotel corporation that moved him to Phoenix, AZ, where he was laid off in just four, short months! Kyle soon realized that it may have been the best (5 comments)
Craig Cottrell is President of The Real Market Experts Franchise, Inc.®, a company dedicated to providing full-service real estate investment solutions. As President, Craig oversees the marketing, management, and investing endeavors of this company, which identifies, assesses, acquires, renovates if necessary, and sells market-ready residential properties to qualified investors. Prior to his position as President of RME, Craig served as President of Five Star Capital Markets, LLC, a firm focused on providing financial solutions for select individuals and institutional investors, primarily through the Capital Markets. He was also the driving force who created the curriculum for (0 comments)
Property Analysis Wizard - 05/14/09 02:10 PM
P.A.W.TM is a powerful real estate investment analytical tool that allows you to: 1) Add new, modify and delete properties in your portfolio 2) Analyze financials for both single-family and multi-units3) View comparables for a property 4) Determine your acquisition strategy of "Buy-Hold" or "Buy-Sell" 5) Track your property income, expenses and time 6) View property contacts information 7) Prepare a formal Personal Financial Statement 8) Construct offers on properties 9) Prepare legal documents for properties, and 10) Email properties for sale to buyers. All in one software program. What better way to control your real estate portfolio in one concentrated (3 comments)
Gary Cannon "always admired Nouveau Riche from afar." He holds an enormous amount of respect for companies that provide true value for their product and views Nouveau Riche as a ‘first-class operation' that does just that-provides others with true value. Driven by great purpose, Gary begins each day by reading positive, motivational and uplifting works that create momentum and energy for his entire day. His positive spirit enables him to encourage others to learn and grow. Through Nouveau Riche, he looks forward to the chance to further give back to others, and continue on his path (3 comments)
Ryan Bloxham has been investing in real estate for nearly nine years. Born and raised in Southern Idaho, he's always possessed an entrepreneurial spirit and recognizes the extreme importance of education. After attending Brigham Young University, he worked in several different areas before discovering his passion in real estate investing. Ryan had the good fortune of working with amazing mentors who taught him the ins and outs of both real estate investing and business. As Ryan says "I have had the pleasure of being mentored by some of the greatest minds in the various areas of (0 comments)
Many of you may know Melissa Bloxham from NR's Coaching Program. As the Head Coach and a true student-advocate with a heart of gold, Melissa has helped numerous Students grasp critical real estate investing concepts through the Coaching Program. She is excited to join NR Students in the classroom as a part of our elite group of Instructors. Melissa states, "My passion is to teach my Students how to take action to become successful real estate investors." Before joining the Nouveau Riche Team as Head Coach, Melissa was a personal real estate investment consultant for nine (2 comments)
An entrepreneur, author and speaker, Jeff Armstrong brings over 17 years of real estate experience to Nouveau Riche's esteemed group of instructors. He is currently the President and Owner of Armstrong Capital, a unique niche business in the real estate industry, specializing in the marketing, negotiating, processing, brokering, and purchasing of existing first position, seller-financed real estate secured notes on the secondary market. Jeff has written and published six industry-related books, including "Personal Cash Flow Prosperity" which highlights the details of how he successfully runs his one-man business. He is also the editor of Noteworthy Newsletter, (2 comments)
Urge Nancy Pelosi to schedule a vote on Audit the Fed - 05/12/09 07:07 PM
UPDATE! H.R. 1207 has nearly 150 co-sponsors and is moving forward fast! Please read this email sent to me by Campaign for Liberty. May 12, 2009 Dear Friend of Liberty, You and I both know the Federal Reserve is out of control. And now, thanks to your efforts, more and more Americans understand this too. But, now that we've started to get their attention, you and I must turn up the heat EVEN MORE. That's why it's vital you submit your petition to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi right away. I'll link you to the petition in just a moment, but first (4 comments)
Jim Allfrey began his business career in the retail supermarket industry, quickly advancing and serving in a number of key management positions. He ultimately became Partner and Chief Operating Officer before selling his interest in the supermarket business and becoming a full-time real estate investor in 2004. Currently, Jim is the Director of 401k Administration at American Pension Services, Inc., providing self-directed retirement plan options to business owners. In addition, he owns a successful real estate investment business and is a licensed Utah Realtor®. Presently owning investment real estate in several states, he focuses on residential (2 comments)
Chris Albin brings a wealth of instructional and analytical real estate investing skills to the NR Community. He has taught more than 50 3-day trainings focused primarily on probate real estate investing strategies and instructed advanced training classes focused on rehabbing and commercial real estate investing, as well as Web-based classes on commercial real estate investing. He is the Owner/Broker of the Danville, IL area's only Flat-Fee Exclusive Buyer's Brokerage, where he's worked with area investors analyzing and purchasing real estate investments and area buyers in purchasing a home (usually first-time home buyers). With an (0 comments)
Bills of Interest - IL Investors and Landlords - 05/12/09 11:14 AM
Legislative update in IL for investors and landlords. HB1195 and SB2101 both create the Illinois Land Banking Act. (SEE CALL TO ACTION BELOW): At this time, IRPOA is opposed to this legislation. This legislation authorizes a municipality to create a land bank authority power. Authorizes a land bank authority to acquire property and issue bonds and requires the county clerk to send notice of the sale of real property to the municipal clerk under specified circumstances. It provides that a municipality may prescribe rules, regulations, or ordinances for the maintenance of vacant and abandoned properties. Municipalities may collect the reasonable cost (0 comments)
4 Classifications of Money - 05/11/09 10:22 AM
Money is anything that will be accepted as a medium of exchange and fall into 4 classifications. Commodity Money Receipt Money Fiat Money Fractional Money Commodity money is a simple exchange of goods that have characteristics that are attractive and beneficial to everyone. This is known as the barter system. I exchange metal for a goat because each party involved needs what the other party has. Receipt money dates back to the days of post-era ruins of Rome in which people would deposit their gold for a receipt redeemable at any time. At the time only the owner of the gold was able (9 comments)
Offend Someone and Go To Jail - 05/10/09 12:20 AM
In the latest bastion of tricks to try and silence Americans and limit freedom of speech even more, the latest House Bill introduced into Congress, H.R. 1966, is known as the Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act. To sum up this bill: Whoever transmits in interstate or foreign commerce any communication, with the intent to coerce, intimidate, harass, or cause substantial emotional distress to a person, using electronic means to support severe, repeated, and hostile behavior, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than two years, or both. Action = A Felony charge. Not just a slap on the wrist, but jail (84 comments)
No Cash For You - 05/08/09 10:59 AM
401(k) funds are not allowing some investors to access THEIR money. Investors trying to pull cash out of their 401(k)'s or trying to move their investments around are seeing resistance. They are being locked down as some of their investments are being frozen in certain plans. Talk about control!
Brrrrr Man! I can't get to my money! Instead of having access to YOUR money, you are going to have to pray that you will not watch it dwindle to ZERO. This is what happens when you have no control over your retirement funds by putting it in the hands of 'the financial experts.' (5 comments)
Happy Birthday Alex! - 05/08/09 09:11 AM
Happy Birthday to Alex Van Halen! Alex turns 54 years young today and still rockin' as a premiere drummer. Here is a bird's eye view of Alex's drum kit. You will see at the bottom of the picture, the gong in which he sets on fire during concerts.
If you want to see an amazing drum solo, watch his performance on Van Halen's Live DVD, Right Here, Right Now, recorded on Van Halen's 1991-92 For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge Tour. This tour was the first time I saw VH in concert, but certainly not my last!
Thank you Alex and the rest of the rockers (8 comments)
Yeah For Coffee! - 05/07/09 03:05 PM
Here is an interesting article I read on coffee. For all you coffee lovers out there who share in this epicurean delight, you will be happy to know it does have health benefits. For those who do not drink it, I'm sorry, but you are losing out on one of the finest beverages this side of the universe.
Whether you drink it black (like me), with cream and/or sugar, you will reap the rewards of not only its awesome taste, but its ability to keep you mentally keen and physically more in shape. Obviously you need to do more to (11 comments)
An Ad in Today's Washington Times - 05/07/09 08:05 AM
This was an ad posted in today's Washington Times Newspaper. There are now over 120 co-sponsors for H.R. 1207. I continue to encourage you to call your State Representative and Senators and tell them to support H.R. 1207. This is an enormous piece of legislation, perhaps the biggest in our nations history! An audit of the Federal Reserve is being demanded by citizens from across America. Support this Bill!
State of Affairs - 05/06/09 07:21 PM
I am the eternal optimist. You must look at both sides of the coin in order to move forward! This cannot be ignored any longer! 1 in 5 people are upside down on their mortgages $700 billion in home value has been lost $11 Trillion in total retirement has been lost Banks requesting $$$Billions$$$ more in cash China drastically reducing their purchase of U.S. debt America will not afford the interest on their debt by 2013 Inflation on the rise and will continue to rise What can be done! Invest wisely Self Direct your retirement accounts Invest in hard assets such (6 comments)
Foreclosures Halted Here - 05/06/09 08:38 AM
South Carolina became the first state with a court-order to stop sales of foreclosed homes. South Carolina's highest court issued a junction to temporarily halt all foreclosures so homeowners can take advantage of the new federal program to help people refinance their homes. This is the first court-order to stop an entire State. No judge can finalize foreclosure sales guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac along with other entities that are in the federal assistance program. This ruling could affect 5000 homes. The court-order does not mention which mortgagors will be eligible for this relief. These mortgagors could be denied the right due (4 comments)
New RME Webinars for NR Students - 05/05/09 04:32 PM
Nouveau Riche students have the privileged of on-going education via webinars to increase their knowledge base of different locations throughout the country and other related real estate information. In the latest Webinars, NR students learn about... Webinar 5 April 14, 2009 - New Builds Explore new builds with Ron Quatemeyer of The Real Market Experts® - Ohio! In this Webinar, Ron takes you through the steps involved in the construction process, from builder selection, to types of construction financing, to the building process. Find out about required paper work and how to mitigate risk, what to expect through the construction process, (0 comments)
New Bonus Class for S.E.E.K. Customers! - 05/05/09 04:12 PM
This is your chance to take a class for free at Nouveau Riche's real estate investment college when you purchase S.E.E.K.TM Now, Super Entrepreneurial Encyclopedia of Knowledge (S.E.E.K.)TMcustomers can enjoy one of Nouveau Riche's most popular and dynamic, live instructional classes - Real Estate 101 - for FREE!* This benefit applies to S.E.E.K.TM customers, including existing and new customers, who are within their initial S.E.E.K.TM product redemption period. Start on the path to financial freedom with a solid foundation. Heighten your learning experience by taking this course before diving into the other S.E.E.K.TMbonus class, Computer Property Analysis. Remember the saying "you (0 comments)
China Cancels America's Credit Card - 05/04/09 11:29 PM
China is deeply concerned about America's troubled economy so they decided to "cancel America's credit card" by limiting their purchase of our debt. China has the world's largest foreign reserves, mostly in dollars along with $800 billion in T-Bonds. Investor's in China have pulled back from purchasing bonds starting this past January. Representative Mark Kirk a member of the House Appropriations Committee stated, China had "very legitimate" concerns about its investments. If China stops buying our debt, who has the economic power to take their place. By 2013 America will be on track to not be able to afford the interest on it's debt. So (11 comments)
How Are You Preparing... - 05/04/09 10:45 PM
...for the massive inflation that is headed our way? Right now our dollar is worth about .04/1.00 due to inflation over the years. With our current economic status, a potential $3+ Trillion proposed budget, and our paper currency not being backed by any intrinsic commodity, I am curious to know how all of you are preparing for the continuing devaluation of the U.S. Dollar.
The more money printed at free will from the U.S. Mint by the orders of The Federal Reserve, packaged so neatly by our leaders in Washington and promoted so graciously by mainstream media, be ready for an onslaught of (13 comments)
First Time Investors - 05/01/09 10:12 PM
I'm writing this based on reading posts in a forum. Heed my words! For those who are new to investing, heed my advice, do not start with buy and hold unless you have cash reserves to support vacancies and maintenance. I read and hear many stories of people wanting to start investing as they throw out cash flow numbers that seem to be the answer to their financial problems. New comers to investing always talk about the mortgage owed, taxes, value and positive cash flow. Positive cash flow is great as long as rent covers the expenses and you have a tenant. I'm (10 comments)
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