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Financial thoughts, tips and tricks for you to consider.

Own, Don’t Rent Your Insurance

If what you KNEW to be true about insurance was not true, when would you want to know? Most consumers are under the impression that term insurance, like Term 10 or Term 20, costs significantly less than permanent insurance. But that is like saying renting a house...

Is this your new Joint Venture Partner?

At its most basic level a real estate joint venture is simply a business arrangement.    Real estate joint ventures don’t last forever and like all good contracts, a joint venture agreement covers things like how and when the partnership may dissolve and should...
Why Women Love Infinite Banking

Why Women Love Infinite Banking

Women are often faced with unique financial challenges. Typically we live longer and earn less money than our male counterpart.    If single with children, we often bare more of the child rearing costs and time commitments.     We have higher incidents of illnesses...

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Go Ahead … Fall In Love!

Go Ahead … Fall In Love!

There is a saying when it comes to investments, don’t fall in love with them.   Just because a particular stock has done right by you in the past, does not necessarily mean it should be a permanent relationship. However, when it comes to the infinite banking concept …...

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Never pay off your mortgage

Never pay off your mortgage

Coming from European parents, especially my Dutch father, paying off debt was probably the most important financial truth instilled in us at an early age. You never owed people money. You always paid your credit card off 100% every month. And you worked hard to be...

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Insure Your Lifestyle

Insure Your Lifestyle

As a Wealth Strategist the number one question I get from people approaching retirement is, “How much do I need to retire?”   And far too often we are not having the “What’s my number?” discussion early enough in the financial planning process.     Real Estate has...

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