November 2007 Archives

Creating Wealth in the Stock Market

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nyse.jpgThe 12 Rules of How to Avoid Losing and Start Making Money from the Stock Market.

RULE 1: WHY DO YOU INVEST? Make more money, this is the answer to most people. If your reason is to make more money, then ask yourself these three questions:

Understanding the Mortgage Loan Market

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The mortgage business is a complicated and ever-changing industry. It is important that you understand how the mortgage market works and how the lenders make their profit. In doing so, you will gain an appreciation of loan programs and why certain loans are offered by certain lenders.

Using a Home Equity Line of Credit to Buy Properties

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A home equity line of credit (“HELOC”) can be an excellent financing tool, if it is used properly. A HELOC is basically a credit card secured by a mortgage or deed of trust on your property. You only pay interest on the amounts you borrow on the HELOC. If you don’t use the line of credit, you don’t have any monthly payments to make. You can access the HELOC by writing checks provided by the lender. In most cases, it will be a second lien on your property.

How to Avoid Fraud Suspicion on Foreclosure Deals - Disclose

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Congratulations to Jim Watkins, an article contributor at, the winner of the October 31 article submission contest!! The article offers some great insight into how to best attempt to avoid suspicion in your foreclosure deals. His article, “Investors Working on Foreclosure Deals: Avoid Fraud Suspicion - Disclose!,” is featured in full below. Enjoy!

Using Grants for Real Estate Investing

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grantsforinvesting.jpgCongratulations to Lisa Merritt, at, the winner of the October 24 article submission contest!! The article offers some very interesting insight into various ways to fund your real estate investing. Her article, “Grants for Real Estate Investing,” is featured in full below. Enjoy!

How to Sell Your Idea - Components of a Great Business Plan

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businessplan.jpgA business plan serves many purposes, but the main one is to clearly and concisely capture the limited attention of a potential investor. In order to do this, a business plan must be thoroughly written, even more thoroughly thought out, and contain certain types of information, such as an Executive Summary, an identification and description of target markets and customers, and financial projects, to name a few. Depending upon the type of business you are proposing, some of the following categories may be more important than others, and some entirely irrelevant. Either way, presenting potential investors with a well thought out roadmap of your business’ operations and strategy will go a very long way towards your goal -- a financed business!

The Carnival of Smarter Investing #5

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Welcome to the Fifth Edition of The Carnival of Smarter Investing! Each week we’ll post featured articles by investors and writers in the areas of business and real estate, with the best article of the week being featured on the front page of, for thousands to see! So get those creative juices flowing and send in your submissions. A new Carnival will be posted every Wednesday. To submit your article for next week’s edition, you can do so here.

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