Rob Weaver

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Inside The S&P 500: The Real Estate Sector

<i>By David Blitzer</i><p>Part of the power of the S&P 500 is analyzing the market and gaining insights into which stocks are rising or falling. The key to …

Investing

The 'most powerful man in banking' is putting pressure on big banks

In a development that highlights the Federal Reserve's dogged approach toward the problem of "too big to fail," Govenor Tarullo indicated that the Fed will incorporate the capital surcharges on the top eight U.S. banks in its annual round of "stress tests" to a bank's capital position under adverse …

Markets

Vanguard founder John C. Bogle explains where most investors go wrong

Chances are, if you have a 401(k) or an IRA, you've got money in a fund owned by Vanguard. The good news is that means you're probably not paying a lot in fees to hold it. Bogle, who turns 87 this year, has long espoused low-cost index funds.<p>His firm introduced the first index fund in 1976. The …

Investing

How I manage my money in just 15 minutes a month

I hate waiting in lines, I hate doing the same thing over and over again, and I hate doing something slow if there's a faster way to go about it. The engineer in me goes absolutely nuts.<p>So when I started managing my own finances, I had to find a way to automate as much as possible so I wasn't …

Personal Finance

Warren Buffett says these are the 6 most important things you should do with your money

Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, making him the third richest person in the …

Investing

How to invest for a comfortable retirement: 6 tips to manage stocks, IRAs, more

Everyone wants a comfortable retirement, which means putting money you have saved to work for you in a smart way.<p>TODAY financial editor Jean Chatzky has six areas to focus on when it comes to investing for tomorrow and position yourself for a secure financial future. Thursday on TODAY, Chatzky …

6 Important Things You Need to Know About the Housing Market in 2016

Buying a home is still part of the American dream.According to a survey from Trulia, 75% of Americans dream of owning a home, up 1% from 2015. This …

Real Estate

Six Basic Personal Finance Facts People Constantly Get Wrong

Quite often, the “facts” that people tout when it comes to personal finance aren’t quite facts at all. Sometimes they’re just opinions stated with …

Personal Finance

Whatever it Takes: Are You as Committed to Your Family and Relationship as Grant and Elena Cardone?

Most people are familiar with Grant Cardone as the self-made, godfather of sales. He can be seen on Periscope, Facebook and Meerkat, dropping business bombs on a daily basis. Mixed in with that, we see the devoted family man. With his equally dynamic wife Elena by his side, they are the …

The Magic of Multiple Streams of Income

I ran across something on the Internet suggesting the average millionaire has an average of seven streams of income. This is ridiculous and …

New Largest-Ever Apartment Rental Survey Highlights Amenities Renters Can’t Live Without

WASHINGTON, DC - The rise of apartment living is changing communities, driving new development and raising the expectations for the amenities and …

IRS Eases Repair Regs for Small Multifamily Operators

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on November 24 simplified the application of so-called Repair Regulations that address how expenses in connection …

How to Train Your Brain for High Performance

Everybody sees the world through the lenses of three sets of beliefs. Making all three more effective increases your mental performance.<p>For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought …

7 Habits Of Self-Made Millionaires

Most millionaires made their money without a trust fund or inheritance. Here are the habits that helped get them there.<p>Most millionaires aren’t born; they’re self-made. In a survey by Fidelity Investments, approximately 80% of people who have a net worth of $1 million or more did it without a trust …

Flipping Houses: 11 Expert Tips for Success, From Beginning to End

I’ve flipped a lot of houses. My practice is to live in the home while I am flipping, to avoid capital gains taxes when I go to sell. I have learned …

Real Estate

The 7 Tips Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Investing in Real Estate

Finance Enthusiast<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Why should entrepreneurs invest in the first place? The answer is: to have enough money to live on when we no longer can or wish to work. To put that money aside, however, we have to accumulate enough to offset inflation …

Real Estate

4 Principles to Get Rich in Real Estate

A recent article in Entrepreneur by Brandon Turner summarized some of the important things real estate investors should remember, especially when …

Real Estate

4 Advantages of Keeping a Real Estate License as an Investor

Most people who are starting out are looking at becoming a real estate agent as a job instead of as a way to get an edge as a real estate investor. …

Real Estate

6 Simple Tips to Help Keep Your Tenants Happy (& Paying)

Keeping your tenants happy is the key to success in a rental property business. It takes a significant amount of time and money to find and retain …

Real Estate

Why Real Estate Investing Isn't Easy

<b>By Rachel Hernandez</b><p>Many people <i>want</i> to become real estate investors. They watch television shows about others who have made it rich. They hear stories …

Real Estate

Why Is Real Estate A Better Investment Than Stocks?

Posted by Staff Reporter (media@realtytoday.com) on Aug 21, 2015 07:00 AM EDT<p>more big<p>When one wishes to invest his or her money in a place wherein a …

The Top 3 Real Estate Investing Mistakes I’ve Made (& What I Learned)

From week to week, I struggle with what to blog about. I was talking with a friend and he told me, “Stop trying to write a text book and write what …

Real Estate

The 20 fears keeping you from getting rich

Let's rephrase the question. Are you the kind of person who trips themselves up routinely? Or loves to blame the economy? Or tracks Powerball numbers the way Warren Buffett tracks the stock market?<p>Your fears, ignorance or stuck behavior might stand in the way between you and wealth. You don't see …

Self-improvement