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- Video Series – Into To Hassle-Free Cashflow Investing Philosophy
- INTRO PART 1 – Intro To Hassle-Free Cashflow Investing
- INTRO PART 2 – Learning real estate investing vocabulary
- INTRO PART 3 – Get Higher Returns with Less Invested
- INTRO PART 4 – Getting From Where You Are To Where You Want to Be
- INTRO PART 5 – Taking The Hassle Out Of Your Real Estate Investing
- INTRO PART 6 – Formulas – Using Arbitrage To Increase ROI
- INTRO PART 7 – Understanding Leverage Ratio
- INTRO PART 8 – Calculating ROI Using Leverage Ratio And Arbitrage Spread
- INTRO PART 9 – Increasing Arbitrage Spread Magnifies ROI
- INTRO PART 10 – Property, Location, Team, Financing, and Expectations
- INTRO PART 11 – How To Make Money With Real Estate Investing
- INTRO Part 13 – Are Passive Investments in Real Estate Right for You?
- Video Series – Real Estate Math
- Lesson 1 – Calculating Return on Investment
- Lesson 2 – How and When to Use ROI (return on investment)
- Lesson 3: Calculating Gross Scheduled Income, Adjusted Gross Income, Net Operating Income
- Lesson 4: Calculating Operating Expenses
- Lesson 5: Calculating Capitalization Rate
- Lesson 6 – Calculating Interest Rate
- Video Series – Real Estate Investor Training Webinars
- Secrets of Self-Storage Investing
- Real Estate Collection Agency Secrets For Improving Your Real Estate Profits
- Chasing Infinite Returns with Real Estate Investor Financing
- How to Build Your FICO and Use It for Real Estate Profits
- Cash Management Strategies for Real Estate Investors
- Partnering for Profit
- Introduction to NNN Lease Commercial Real Estate Investing
- Cashflow Investing for Prosperity and Happiness
- Cashflow Investing Strategies for Recessionary and Inflationary Times
- Creating Your Life By Design
- Keys to Successful Property Management
- Tackling Success: From the NFL to Professional Investor With Professional Athlete Terrence Robinson
- Strategies for Protecting Your Income and Wealth from Rising Inflation
- Video Series – Tax / Accounting / Self-Directed IRA Investing
- A Real Estate Investor’s Comparison of IRA, ROTH IRA, and 401(k)
- Tax Planning Strategies For Cashflow Real Estate Investors
- Year End Tax Strategies for Business Owners and Real Estate Investors
- Using A Self-Directed IRA to Create Hassle-Free Cashflow
- The Ultimate Tax SmackDown Event: Solo(k) versus IRA
- Back to Basics Bookkeeping For Real Estate Investors and Business Owners
- Using A Self-Directed IRA When Your Income is High But Your Balance Is Low
- Taxmaggedon: tax strategies to Protect Yourself From Tomorrow’s Taxes!
- Creating Powerful Retirement Accounts for Business Owners & Real Estate Investors
- Falling in Love with Real Estate Bookkeeping
- Real Estate Investor Tax Deductions and Investing Strategies
- Why Do Hassle-Free Cashflow Investors Love Texas Real Estate
- Hassle-Free Cashflow Investing Secrets
- Hassle-Free Cashflow Lending Secrets
- How to Avoid UDFI Taxes When Investing in Real Estate with your IRA
- Eight Best Kept Secrets About Investing with your IRA
- A Guide to 1031 Exchanges
- Top 20 Things Every Business Owner Needs to Know
- Recordkeeping: Keep the Receipt or Lose the Deduction
- Managing Your Properties with QuickBooks
- Powerful Cash Management Strategies
- 17 Steps to a Successful Joint Venture
- Get a Fast Fifteen Points on Your Credit Report
- 12 Warning Signs You’re Headed For A Lawsuit With Your Partner
- choosing entity type
- 8 Steps to a Payment Agreement
- Negotiate Better Lender Terms
- Foreclosure Process
I cautioned my son a hundred times about keeping his distance from fire, but not until he stuck his curious little finger into a candle flame did he learn the meaning of “Be careful, son. That’s HOT!”
Behind closed doors I’ve been known to say, “You aren’t truly an investor until you’ve lost it all and know how it feels to be a loser.”
Once you’ve experienced loss, you never want to experience it again. Fortunately, losing is an event, not a permanent situation.
“Risk adjusted return” is a theoretical concept to a newbie investor, but it is an indelible, searing reminder to someone like myself who has ridden the financial roller coaster up and down and back up again. Thankfully, the experience of loss is a lot easier to talk about when you are no longer broke. As actor Mike Todd famously said, “I’ve never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation.”
I am fortunate enough to be on the teaching faculty with Robert Kiyosaki on the 2012 Investor Summit at Sea.
In Mr. Kiyosaki’s best selling book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, he tells the story of building a multi-million dollar nylon wallet company from nothing and then going broke. He went from multi-millionaire to living in the back seat of his car. I think we all know he’s doing pretty well for himself today.
The up and down process of wealth is a character-building and wisdom-building experience you can’t comprehend until you’ve lived through it. We’ve all heard stories of Wall Street bankers jumping out of windows because their entire financial portfolio evaporated over night. While I can relate to the immense sadness and self-doubt that comes from catastrophic financial loss, I can’t comprehend taking my own life over something so ultimately trivial as money.
Money is a vehicle that has the ability to take you to a lot of amazing places, but the vehicle itself will never bring you happiness. Appreciating the journey is only thing that will bring happiness, regardless of whether you are driving a Porsche 911 or riding the bus. When you truly comprehend that your net worth is not a measure of your self worth, then real wealth building can begin.
Like anything else, investing is a sport we learn by doing. If you want to become a professional investor, you’ll need to practice a lot and sometimes that means falling down. You can talk about investor theory until you are blue in the face, but until you’ve invested through an up cycle AND a down cycle you will make rookie mistakes like everyone else. It’s called seat knowledge and there is no way to avoid it. However, there is a way to mitigate it and that is to learn from an investor who has made and lost and remade their fortune again and is not afraid to talk about it.
One of those people is my friend, mentor and investment partner – Mr. Ken Gain. Ken has been a real estate investor for over 50 years!!! He was a millionaire in his 30s but went bankrupt at age 47 in the Alaska real estate crash. “That almost cured my real estate addiction,” he says. “But by getting back into real estate, I have again prospered”. He tells his investor clients that “my greatest value is that I have made almost every possible mistake but have still prospered. Think of what you can do by avoiding my mistakes”.
In this sixty minute free webinar with professional investors David Campbell and Ken Gain. We will do our best to help you learn these powerful investor skills:
1) how to identify investment opportunities and business relationships that will bring you future prosperity AND current happiness.
2) how to create financial abundance without ruining your health, happiness, and relationships to get it.
3) how to clearly identify what you want out of life so you will make better investment decisions
ABOUT THE FACULTY:
Ken Gain has been a real estate investor for over 50 years!!! He holds professional designations in appraising (MAI), syndication (SRS), commercial / investment real estate (CCIM) and real estate counseling (CRE). He was a millionaire in his 30s but went bankrupt at age 47 in the Alaska real estate crash. “That almost cured my real estate addiction”, he claims. “But by getting back into real estate, I have again prospered”. He tells his counseling clients that “my greatest value is that I have made almost every possible mistake but have still prospered. Think of what you can do by avoiding my mistakes”.