Category Archives: Investing

Investing outside of Wall Street – Eviction Diversion Program

From the very beginning of when we began investing in rental properties, I knew I needed someone who would be responsible for managing our properties. Here is why: I have always been aware of my biggest weakness: i.e., having to … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Building a castle on sand

Recently, I saw in a private Facebook group a request for support from someone clearly new to the business of investing in real estate. He wanted help with the purchase of a multi-unit property. I responded by saying, “Just sent … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Realtor.com

As an investor, I have been involved with real estate full time since late 2004. In the beginning, when we knew little, my husband and I had a terrible experience with a real estate agent who took advantage of us … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Having fun helping others

First and foremost, as an investor, I became licensed as a real estate broker. In other words, I never intended to use my license to help buy and/or sell properties for anyone other than for our own investments. Then one … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – A title company from hell

Have you ever dealt with a company that frustrated you so much so that you wondered how they could stay in business? This happened to me recently. Despite the headaches, I will withhold the company name for a couple of … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Who pays the water bills?

There is no doubt in my mind that it was one of the wisest decisions I have ever made to leave the country of my origin and come to America as an adult immigrant. Before getting into the specific water-bill … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – “Inside Job” by Charles Ferguson

For those who remain interested in gaining a better understanding of what led to the market crash of 2008, which destroyed the financial future of millions of people around the world, the 2010 film, “Inside Job,” is a must-watch. I … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

***Disclaimer: What is noted, below, is NOT accounting advice. You must consult your CPA and/or attorney to interpret what is and is not allowed within the EIDL guidelines.***   This is a sequel to my April 2020 blog.  The EIDL … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Getting acclimated to the digital society

This is a continuation of last month’s post. In fact, until book #2 is published, it is likely that most of my monthly posts will be a progress report toward that goal. The world economy has progressed from an agrarian … Continue reading

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Investing Outside of Wall Street – Never a dull moment!

I have been intent on writing my book #2 for nearly a year now. Along the way, I was advised that very few people make money by simply selling books. Based on my book #1, I have known this to … Continue reading

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