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Jim Rogers, Steve Forbes and Peter Schiff from Freedom Fest

Although real estate investors deal with real assets and not volatile holdings, we think it’s crucial to understand the larger economic picture. We’ve been attending Freedom Fest since the 2008 financial crisis. Conventions like Freedom Fest bring together leaders of all types and set the stage for respectful dialogue between smart people with varying opinions. …

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07/26/15: Tax Reform and Real Estate Investing with Steve Forbes and Grover Norquist

07/26/15: Tax Reform and Real Estate Investing with Steve Forbes and Grover Norquist

Tax policy can be a VERY polarizing issue.  Just think about what happened in Boston in the late 1700’s. However, tax considerations play a big role in the decisions real estate investors make when choosing markets, financing structures and hold terms.  All diligent real estate investors spend a lot of time with their tax strategist …

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7/13/14: The Future of Money – Currency, Metals and Crypto-Currency

7/13/14: The Future of Money – Currency, Metals and Crypto-Currency

Money is such an interesting topic.  It really is the lifeblood of human society.  It’s the repository of human production and the means by which value is exchanged.  Money does in fact make the world go ’round. For real estate investors, and really any other investor, business owner or laborer, productivity, cash flows and net …

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8/12/12: In Search of Goldilocks – Bearing with Politics When Investing

8/12/12: In Search of Goldilocks – Bearing with Politics When Investing

Is government too big, too small or just right?  And what does this have to do with real estate investing?  Guests Steve Forbes and Tom Woods visit to help us consider the controversial subject of the “just right” role of government in the marketplace. As real estate investors, we care about how rules, regulations and …

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8/15/10: How Capitalism Will Save Us – An Interview with Steve Forbes

The Real Estate Guys™ sit down and talk with Steve Forbes about jobs, the economy and real estate. We don’t know about you, but any time a billionaire, a CEO of a major company, a best selling author or a legit presidential candidate is willing to sit down and chat, our response is always, “Yes!”.   …

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8/8/10: Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You! Peter Schiff Reveals How He Predicted the Crash

WHO KNEW the crash was coming? Lots of people have been reverse engineering the causes of the financial crisis.  It’s easy(er) to be smart when operating from hindsight.  But when someone gets it right for the right reasons BEFORE the event occurs…well, that’s just impressive. Peter Schiff is one of the few guys who called …

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8/1/10: Economics, Politics and Real Estate – Interviews from Freedom Fest 2010

If you’re one of those who take The Real Estate Guys™ to the gym, make sure you carbo load first! This one’s a whopper!  Our radio audience only got an hour, but the podcast audience gets the whole enchilada.  That way whether you like American or Mexican, there’s something for everyone. A few weeks back, …

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7/25/10: Entrepreneurs in the New Economy – Getting Paid to Solve Problems

7/25/10: Entrepreneurs in the New Economy – Getting Paid to Solve Problems

Do you remember the old “new” economy? That was the one where technology companies could go public without profit.  In some cases, they didn’t even need revenue. Ahhhh, those were the days. The new “new” economy (the Great Recession one) hasn’t been nearly as fun – unless you’re an old school entrepreneur.  That’s the kind …

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