A thinking person would assume that, after experiencing the ravages of the tech boom and then the real estate boom and bust, most people and bureaucrats would shy away from obvious bubbles for a while. Well, the stage is fully set for a major disaster in student loans, brought to you once again by that
Last Saturday, The Wall Street Journal had an interesting article suggesting that this is a good time to buy a house. The article was called “Why It’s Time to buy”, and was written by Ruth Simon and Jessica Silver-Greenberg. While the article was well-written and made some good points, I must disagree with their conclusions.
If you did not already read Parts 1 of this article, please find it in How to Invest in Real Estate Notes – Part 1 or request copies from the author. Hopefully, Part 1 of this blog piqued your interest in real estate notes. If you know what you’re doing and don’t get overly aggressive, being
Investing in a safe place that also provides you with a good return on investment has been a challenge since the origin of markets. From high employment and dropping housing prices, to unsustainable debts at the federal and state levels, to several foreign wars and emboldened Asian powers, the U.S. has a deeper set of
The positive spin that most politicians and self-interested others put on the U.S. economic situation would be laughable if it were not so serious and real. Their fantasies and falsifications are so outlandish that I’m amazed any of them can keep a straight face. The economy is NOT recovering nor is the real estate market
Over the weekend, my two sons and I went backpacking in the mountains with their Boy Scout troop. The weather was perfect and the kids had a great time, even though some of the climbs were difficult for them. On any trip, the people that you’re with can make a big difference in your level