(May 20, 2019) Being Busy Versus Effective – Education is Key

Too many people jump into real estate investing before understanding the process. They buy the wrong properties in the wrong areas with the wrong financing, which makes the entire process very hard. Al Gordon explains that investing in real estate can be easy. The key is to have the right education.

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(May 17, 2019) Living the Lifestyle

Helping people live a lifestyle they would not attain by following the conventional approach to retirement is at the heart of what the Lifestyles Unlimited organization does. Follow along as Al Gordon walks through a virtual case study highlighting Lifestyles Unlimited member, Olivia, and her recent single family investment in San Antonio, Texas. The lifestyle is waiting for you. You just have to take action to make it happen.

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(May 15, 2019) Americans Are Living like Millionaires with a Middle Class Mentality

According to the Federal Reserve, Americans surpassed $4 trillion of consumer debt this year. Making matters worse is that most individuals across the socioeconomic spectrum, in generations spanning from the Silent Generation to the Millennial Generation, are systemically unprepared to retire. This begs the question: are Americans living like millionaires with a middle class mentality? The research cited by Al Gordon on today’s show seems to suggest yes.

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(May 14, 2019) Tell Del Tuesday “MBAs in Real Estate Investing” – Featuring LU Members, Matt & Candida

Matt and Candida were looking for a way to diversify their stock investments and decrease their tax bill. They decided to join Lifestyles Unlimited and received an MBA-level education on how to invest in real estate. They are now successful real estate investors in their own right having acquired 8 single family rental homes and are passively invested in 10 multifamily apartment deals. The cherry on top is that Matt is now retired from his job.

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(May 13, 2019) The Stock Market Versus Residential Real Estate

You can “enjoy” the roller coaster ride of the stock market (over which you have no control) or you can invest in tangible assets like real estate where you have the ability to negotiate price, control the asset, and reposition the asset so that it makes money. Did you know that residential real estate investments make you money in five different ways? In contrast, the stock market only makes you money one way. With today’s market volatility, Al Gordon is here to tell you that you should seriously consider investing in real estate.

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(May 09, 2019) Who is in Control of Your Money?

Take a moment to seriously consider who is in control of your money. You may control the money in your checking and savings accounts, but let’s consider the money in your 401(k). You are not in control of your 401(k) money. It is subject to the volatility of the stock market. On today’s show, Al Gordon explains why investing in residential real estate gives you more control over your investment dollars than those dollars that are invested in a 401(k).

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(May 08, 2019) How to Save & Invest in Real Estate

No matter your income level, you can invest in residential real estate. On today’s show, Al Gordon shares 10-year plans for setting aside savings and buying rental houses or becoming a passive investor in multifamily deals. Whether your income is $50,000 or $150,000 it can be done! The Lifestyles Unlimited map will show you the way.

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(May 06, 2019) Your Retirement Plans

What are your plans for retirement? Are you setting aside savings in an investment program like a 401(k), IRA, TSP, etc? Did you know that, after working 30-40 years, most people wish they had set aside more savings? Al Gordon is here to tell you that you don’t have to be like most people. You don’t have to depend on 401(k)s, IRAs, and pensions for your retirement. Real estate investments belong to an asset class that makes you money in five different ways so that you can replace your earned income with passive income and retire at an age and time of your choosing.

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(May 05, 2019) The Truth About Pensions

Al Gordon discusses the history of pension plans and how they’ve been diluted over the years, especially for military personnel, policemen, firemen, and teachers. If you’re depending on pension income to carry you through retirement, it’s time to think about Plan B. As a retired military veteran, Al receives not one, but two pensions, and knows first hand that his pension money does not begin to cover his expenses. That’s why he turned to real estate investing. Listen to the entire show to hear how real estate investments can more than bridge the pension income gap.

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(May 01, 2019) The Five Laws of Gold

On today’s show, Al Gordon discusses the five laws of gold (i.e., money) from Richard Clason’s classic 1926 book, The Richest Man in Babylon. The lessons from this book are timeless because the needs of man and the laws of money never change. Del Walmsley, the founder of Lifestyles Unlimited, realized this when reading the book and decided to incorporate its basic financial tenants into the map that Lifestyles Unlimited members follow when making real estate investments. Listen to the entire show to learn the five laws of gold and then add the book to your reading list.

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