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Interest Rates: What’s in Store for 2015?

Interest Rates: What’s in Store for 2015?

Interest rates are an indicator of a country’s economic health. And as we head into a new year, financial experts worry that rising rates could stall growth and choke the recovery from the massive housing crash of a few years ago. But is a significant rise in rates likely in 2015? Some surprising factors...

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can 3% down boost lending?

Can 3% Down Boost Lending?

Where have all the homebuyers gone? In spite of gains since the housing crash of 2008, fewer mortgage applications are being approved – and the percentage of Americans who own homes has shrunk to its lowest levels in over two decades. That’s why federal entities including mortgage giants Fannie...

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The Young And The Old Drive Rental Demand

The Young And The Old Drive Rental Demand

The future of rental real estate may be shaped by two fast growing groups of tenants: the young ad the old. And as the rental market continues to heat up, long-term returns await those investors willing to accommodate the surprisingly similar expectations of millennials and seniors. Millennials, those...

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will your money live as long as you do?

Length of Years Can Mean Loss of Money

Will your money live as long as you do? King Solomon tells us that a life spent living according to God’s will will be a long and prosperous one: “Hear, O my son, and receive my words, that years of life may be multiplied to thee.” (Proverbs 4:10) But according to a recent Newser article, many...

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 Successful Investors Maintain Control

Successful Investors Maintain Control

It’s an old but true saying: if you want something done well, do it yourself. Those are words worth remembering in the world of income property investing, where putting your investments in the hands of others leaves you vulnerable to fraud, bad decisions and an empty wallet. For Christian investors...

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 Homeownership Drops: Who’s Not Buying Houses?

Homeownership Drops: Who’s Not Buying Houses?

King Solomon advises wisdom at any age – and for an increasing number of Americans, the wise choice seems to be to skip buying a home. Owning a home was once a cherished part of the largely mythical American Dream – a sign that a person had “made it” as a secure, stable adult. But recent surveys...

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Smart Financial Advice – For All of Us

Smart Financial Advice – For All of Us

As King Solomon tells us, wisdom leads to good decisions about everything in life, including finances. And wise financial decisions create a firm foundation for the kind of prosperous life blessed by God that the great King describes in Proverbs 3:2: “length of days, and years of life, and peace.” And...

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Wise Landlords Think Like King Solomon

Wise Landlords Think Like King Solomon

King Solomon’s reputation for wisdom has endured for thousands of years – and thinking like Solomon can help investors manage the headaches and hassles that come with being a hands on landlord for investment properties. Remember the story in which the great King was presented with two women claiming...

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False Proohets Mean False Profits

False Prophets = False Profits: Keys to God Centered Investing

The real estate investing world is full of self proclaimed gurus and advisers – people claiming to have the secret to getting rich quick. There’s no shortage of schemes and scams and deals that sound too good to be true – and are. How can you cut through the noise and create a successful – and...

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Income Property Creates a Legacy

Income Property Creates a Legacy

According to 2013 statistics, the cost of raising a child in the US averages a cool $245,340. Though the outlay for nurturing a little human from birth to age 18 or so might run higher or lower, that’s still an impressive amount. But as Jason Hartman points out, parents and hopeful parents-to-be might...

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