(April 29, 2019) Leadership Tips for Real Estate Investors

Today, Al Gordon focuses on qualities that make someone a great leader. Leadership is the ability to influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute to your goal attainment. It is important to take stock of your leadership abilities or lack thereof because adopting a leadership mindset can help you attain goals you were previously unable to accomplish. Listen further to hear leadership tips that will help you change your life for the better.

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(April 28, 2019) Retire the Lifestyles Unlimited Way

Al Gordan is here to tell you that you don’t have to work in a job for 30, 40, or 50 years before you retire. If you want to own your time, you must educate yourself and understand the different investment vehicles that allow you to save for retirement. They are not all equal. Did you know that investing in single family or multifamily residential real estate can get you to retirement in five years or less when done correctly? It does take education and effort, but it can be done! Listen to Al’s entire show to learn more.

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(April 24, 2019) False Evidence Appearing Real – FEAR

We all experience fear. It is part of the fight or flight impulse that is fundamental to our behavior. Today, Al Gordon discusses many of the fears that hold people back from investing in real estate; fears about toilets, taxes, and tenants. It’s time to face these fears head on! Listen to the entire podcast to learn how Lifestyles Unlimited helps you overcome fears about investing in real estate through education, training, and mentorship.

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(April 22, 2019) Two Concepts You Should Know to Retire Wealthy

“Pay yourself first” and “don’t kill the golden goose…” The first concept was popularized by George S. Classon’s “The Richest Man in Babylon,” as a way for people to automate and ensure success in saving money. The second idea, apart from a reference to an age-old fairy tale, is a foundational approach to investing, promoted by Warren Buffet, which seeks to preserve the principal at all costs and live off of cash flow. Together they form the single best method for retiring wealthy.

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(April 21, 2019) Your 401(k) at Its Best Is Still Beat by Real Estate Investing

Al Gordon crunches the numbers on the absolute best-case scenario for maxed out 401(k) contributions and employer matching over a 30-year period using the IRS’ updated 401(k) contribution limits for 2019. He reveals that even the casual real estate investor will be better off investing in real estate rather than investing in the 401k.

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(April 17, 2019) The Middle Class Mindset vs. The Millionaire Mindset

To understand more about the millionaire mindset, you may be surprised to know that it’s best to learn more about the middle class mindset first. This has to do with a simple mantra we can all recite in our sleep: get into a good “college” to get a well-paying “job,” so you can retire by… You get the picture. It’s a lifetime commitment. But, what if retirement came in a five-year timeframe instead? That would change everything wouldn’t it? Al Gordon tells all about how our members make this happen and the millionaire mindset that’s required to do so.

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(April 15, 2019) Why Financial Planners Lost Madeline’s Confidence

Madeline got fed up with her retirement guidance as it became obvious no amount of financial advisors would change the endless roller coaster of the family nest egg. At a loss, she asked what could be done to better secure family funds during economic downturns. The answer she got serves to tell you all you need to know about the current state of affairs of financial planning. Could this money be better off in her hands? As it turns out, yes.

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(April 10, 2019) The Best Investment Vehicle for Achieving Financial Freedom

In 2009 while the country was undergoing the Great Recession, Lifestyles Unlimited member, Damon Janis, published the book, “Financially Free.” In his book, Damon made the case that real estate investing was the best path to financial freedom. Today, Al Gordon talks about the solid fundamentals underlying Damon’s argument and why they still hold true 10 years later.

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(April 08, 2019) Family Comes First – Featuring LU Member, Lee

Imagine making choices around the birth of your child because of your job. That was the difficult position Lee and Claire faced the weekend before a big corporate closing that required Lee’s presence. Their earned income was calling the shots. This experience was a turning point for Lee. Never again would a job interfere with family life, and because of passive income from their real estate deals, it never will.

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(April 07, 2019) Military Veteran Finds Map for Building Passive Income with Real Estate

Whether it was his three years in military service in the Army or his education to become a CPA, Joey Sullivan had the map to achieve his goals. But, when he began taking interest in real estate investing and generating passive income, he was struck by how little information there was to show him how to do it. Lifestyles Unlimited gave him the map he was looking for. Now, he’s paying forward what he learned as a Single Family Mentor.

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