Chris Sandberg

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7 Secret Thoughts Landlords Have About Renters—Revealed

Whenever you hand over your rent check late (<i>again</i>), do you wonder what your landlord is really thinking? Well, we're here to help you find out! This …

How Cheap Does Geothermal Need To Be Before It Becomes The Next Solar?

A new startup called Dandelion is drastically reducing the cost of installing the tech to provide residential buildings with heating and cooling from the ground.<p>At a cost of $80,000 and upwards, geothermal systems have often been too expensive for homeowners, even if harnessing the natural …

Find the Best Day Trading Stocks Using These Stock Screeners

4 of the Best Free Stock Screeners for Day Trading<p>Use these screeners to find the day trading stock you're looking for<p>Updated May 24, 2018<p>Day traders …

Is It Time To Buy The #1 REIT In The World?

Yesterday I was putting the finishing touches on my upcoming newsletter, the <i>Forbes Real Estate Investor</i>. I decided to focus the entire March …

A look at Tesla Powerwall ownership after 1 year as second generation is coming: 92% savings on utility bill

We reported on Nick Pfitzner just over a year ago when he became one of the first people to have a Tesla Powerwall in Australia. After now over a year of ownership, Nick shared his experience just as a lot more people are considering installing home energy storage now that the market expanded with …

Beautiful homes in several sizes for you to choose from and create

A beautiful modern home awaits you with the help of homify, and in this feature there are several stunning architectural ideas to ensure that your …

How This New Material Can Cool A Rooftop With Zero Energy Consumption

Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder say they’ve created a new material that can work like an air conditioning system for structures. The material can cool down buildings in the hot sun with zero energy and water consumption.<p>The material was developed from a three million dollar grant …

Clean Energy

Accumulate Dividends Or DRIP Your Way To A Million: What Would You Do?

<b>Your Road To Million Dollars: What Would You Do?</b><p><i>Subscribers to</i> "Retirement: One Dividend At A Time" <i>got an early look at this material and receive</i> …

Sleep Meditation for Energy Healing

This beautiful sleep meditation will help you drift to sleep with the power of your own positive healing energy. So that you can wake up feeling …

Meditation

20 Profound Eckhart Tolle Quotes That Will Help You Let Go of Your Ego and Embrace Every Moment in Life

Eckhart Tolle is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth: Awakening to your Life’s Purpose. In …

How to Finance a House Flip: 5 Types of 'Fix-and-Flip' Loans

If you're wondering how to finance a house flip, you're not alone. Buying, renovating, then quickly reselling houses for profit can be a highly …

Personal Finance

Real Estate Startup OfferPad Raised $260M to Making Selling Your Home Easy

Image it’s 5:00 o’clock and the realtor calls to say she has a seller who is interested in your home and wants to see it within the hour. Obviously, …

This company will help with a down payment, but it wants a stake in your new home

When Ricardo and Catherine Soto were looking to buy a home in Chula Vista, they knew that even after selling their old house in El Cajon they would be able to afford a down payment of only about 10%.<p>But when buying a home, 20% is the magic number. It means not only borrowing less but also avoiding …

Real Estate

'I have no name': A poem by Jiddu Krishnamurti

'I am as the fresh breeze of the mountains.'<p>I have no name,<br>I am as the fresh breeze of the mountains.<br>I have no shelter;<br>I am as the wandering waters.<br>I …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Thermoelectric paint generates electricity from almost any heat source

Thermoelectric generators convert heat or cold to electricity (and vice-versa). Normally solid-state devices, they can be used in such things as …

Northwestern University

A ridiculous plan to produce unlimited clean energy actually seems to be working

Humans need energy because that’s the only thing that powers our smartphones, and without them we’d have to actually talk to our relatives at family …

Create Small Fruit Trees with This Pruning Method - Organic Gardening

Many fruit trees — including semidwarf varieties — can easily grow to 15 feet and taller. Anyone who has tried to manage one of these large trees in …

Gardening

We've Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods

(Photo: Unsplash)<p><i>Editor’s note from AlterNet: The terms GE (genetic engineering) and GMO (genetically modified organism) are often used</i> …

New solar panel makes electricity from rain water

Chinese scientists have modified solar panels to produce a current when in contact with water.<p>Solar panels offer a clean source of energy, and in …

Clean Energy

What Are the Reporting Requirements for All-Cash Purchases of U.S. Properties?

The idea is to identify individuals behind shell companies used in large real estate transactions<p>Every <i>week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to</i> …

Electric yachts – the future is here

Can you run your yacht, including her motor, entirely from renewables? <i>Jake Kavanagh</i> finds boat owners who are doing just thatThe 38ft French yacht …

Sailing

11 Surprising Things Your HSA Will Cover

You might be missing out on some real tax savings on health-related items and services.<p>Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are medical bank accounts that …

What Is ROI? Return on Investment, Explained

What is ROI? The term stands for return on investment—how much money you stand to get back on any particular renovation whenever you decide to sell …

A Secure '60/40' Retirement Portfolio That Yields 5%

A prudent investor takes advantage of market dips. He buys oversold assets when the market panics—and stays the course during recoveries.<p>Unfortunately, prudent investors looking to add to their portfolios now can’t capitalize on a panicking market. This year saw two great buying opportunities: …

Here Are Tips on Getting a Return on Rental Property Investing

More and more people with no real estate investing experience are turning to rental properties as a way of diversifying their investments and …

Can Rental Income Help Me Get a Mortgage?

You may not know this, but you can use projected rental income to qualify for a mortgage on a new property you're looking to buy and lease out. Here's how it works.<p>Some mortgage companies will give you the benefit of fair-market rents when you purchase a property with the intention of renting it …

8 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Investment Property Instead of Stocks

One of the longest standing and most complicated questions in front of any investor is whether to buy an investment property or stocks. Both types of …

How Anne Scheiber Made $22 Million Investing From Her Apartment

One of my favorite topics is self-made secret millionaires such as Anne Scheiber, a retired IRS agent who amassed $22,000,000 in wealth (Scheiber …

Investing

Finding High Income In Value Stocks

Back in the infamous 1980s I managed a junk-bond mutual fund when ten-year Treasurys were yielding 7% to 8%. Today you can’t even get 2% without taking risks. Strategists have to look under a lot more rocks to find whatever extra yield they can for savers while steering clear of imprudent risks.<p>I …

Tesla Powerwall

Powerwall<p>Seamless backup power. With or without solar.<p>Powerwall detects grid outages and automatically becomes your home's main energy source. …