Category Archives: Investing

Investing Outside of Wall Street – Checkmarks do the trick for me

Long ago, I used to keep to-do lists separately from my calendar.  In fact, what prompted me to write this post were the multiple to-do lists that I found from several years ago, one for each business entity that I … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Fraud alert for company owners

If you’re impatient like me, you need to know the conclusion about the topic first.  So, here it is.  If you own and operate a corporate entity and if you receive something in the mail that looks a lot like … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Of what the 2016 election reminded me

In a moment, I’ll get to what this election reminded me of as I had made the switch from being an employee to a business owner over a decade ago.  But, first, here is a bit of U.S. history lesson: … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – On being coached, update 2016

I wrote about this topic a couple of times on this website.  Effective October 1, 2016, I signed up to work with a new coach.  This is an open blog intended primarily for him.  Here it is:   Dear Coach:   … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Eviction Diversion Program

Landlords and property managers, this one’s for you! If you own rental properties and/or manage them for other people, and if your tenants are experiencing temporary hardship, the Eviction Diversion Program may help you collect back-rent.  I first learned about … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – The future of Pontiac is bright

On August 8, 2016, we closed on a HUD property located at 61 Fairgrove Street, Pontiac, Michigan 48342.  More on this specific property a little later. For those of you who may not be familiar, Oakland County, which includes the … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Why are millions, world over, struggling today?

In May 2016, I wrote about “The Big Short.”   This post is a sequel of sorts.  Attached is a link to a four-part series on “Money, Power, and Wall Street” by PBS Frontline.  Each part is slightly less than one hour.  … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Who has the time to exercise?

In 1984, shortly after obtaining my Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, I began working for Chrysler at its then headquarters in Highland Park, Michigan.  Then, in 1996, the company moved its headquarters to Auburn Hills, about 30 miles north … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – “The Big Short” by Michael Lewis

Every month, whenever possible, David and I attend as many as seven recurring networking events, organized by various local Real Estate Investment Associations (REIAs).  Especially after my retirement savings tanked between 1999 and 2000, I have become averse to sending … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Mobile office

My husband’s passion is traveling.  Mine is investing. Actually, to be more precise, investing became my passion AFTER the first wave of market crashes which, in recent decades, started around 1999 and 2000. From the very beginning, accommodating both of … Continue reading

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