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Being that I'm from Texas and I come from 'humble' beginnings like a lot of people, this journey into blogging will be simple and about simple things. May it be an encouragement to any and all who read



Poverty Mentality: Learn to Break the Bad Habit & Plan for Success Is a poverty mentality keeping you from breaking into short sales? Learn how to break bad habits like a negative attitude, poor financial outlook and other self defeating behaviors that keep you in the poor house rather than plann...
Bad News - Motivation or Madness? How do you respond to bad news or a set-back? Much depends upon how you see the world and your position in it; for those that believe they are victims left to the whims of others they are likely to respond to bad news with tears, pity or anger. Remember the after...
Compare Earnings: Joe the Plumber versus Jim the Investor - Who Wins? For those new to short sale investing one thing often comes as a total surprise; earned income is the worst type of income to have. Not only do you exchange your hard labor, blood, sweat and tears for an hourly wage or salary.....
Time is Money - Keeping Track of Time to Improve Your Bottom Line You have heard it said "time is money" and no place does that hold more true than when investing in short sales real estate.  Have you ever stopped to calculate the cost of your actual time? What about the value of that same time? ...
I'm sure most of you have seen this already, but for those who miseed it. The news was a little grim about the jobs market, as continuing jobless claims rose more than expected.  The Department of Labor reported that those who are continuing to claim unemployment rose by 101,000 to 4.61 million, ...
Happy New Year! As millions of Americans salute the beginning of 2009 with expectations of a return to a more traditional economic and investing structure, experts agree things are likely to get worse before they get better a consideration for every short sale buyer but one that should also encou...
Home prices posted an 18% drop for October of last year, the biggest drop ever since the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20 city housing index was created.  The 10-city index fared a bit worse, dropping 19.1%.  And three areas really got wacked: Phoenix dropped 33%, Las Vegas slid 32%, and San Fra...

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