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HI 53 - Firing Your Property Manager and Buy and Hold Investing with Steve Dexter

Gary Pinkerton starts off today's episode talking about self-managing properties, and whether it's the right idea for where you are in your life. After he wraps up, Jason Hartman takes over and goes over firing your property manager, as well as some buy and hold investing strategy. Jason's guest, Steve Dexter, wrote the book Real Estate Debt Can Make You Rich and Buy & Hold Forever: How to Build Wealth for the 21st Century, and the two of them discuss the whole idea behind buy and hold...

Duration: 00:49:44

HI 52 - Real Estate Investing, Property Management and Borrowing Down Payments

The VA loan has a whole lot of myths attached to it. Gary Pinkerton takes a look at the most common ones and examines whether they hold up or not. Then, Gary talks to a veteran, and friend, Clayton about his experience with VA loans, as well as ways he's used OPM (other people's money) to buy his properties. Key Takeaways: [2:04] Are you eligible for a VA loan? [6:14] How much down payment money you're responsible for after you go over the max amount available through VA loans Clayton...

Duration: 00:26:36

HI 51 - Meet the Masters Weekend (and Why You Shouldn't Miss It)

Jason Hartman's Meet the Masters event is coming up in January 2018, and it's an event that currently doesn't cost much money but can alter your investment strategy significantly. Real estate experts from around the country get together to give their thoughts, properties are bought and sold, and everyone has a chance to rub elbows with some savvy investors who want to better themselves. Gary Pinkerton shares some of what Meet the Masters has meant to him, and offers a $150 discount to the...

Duration: 00:41:28

HI 50 - Achieving vs Wanting Success with T Harv Eker

Gary Pinkerton opens up the show talking about the importance of blocking out the bad and dramatically changing your life by training your thoughts. Then, Jason Hartman talks with T Harv Eker about his work Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, which reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it. Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education,...

Duration: 00:46:52

HI 49 - The Pension Crisis for First Responders with Nick Giambruno

When Gary saw his net worth decline by 50% in the late 2000s, he knew he needed to take a different track if he was going to retire successfully. His pension after 26 years in the military is pretty safe, but many first responders for cities and states aren't nearly as secure. What can first responders do to protect themselves from market downturns and pension cuts? Jason welcomes Nick Giambruno to the show. Nick details the problematic pension crisis and shares how it will affect state...

Duration: 00:35:31

HI 48 - Utilizing Remote Property Management as a Service Member with Brandon Cook

Gary Pinkerton is joined by military real estate investor Brandon Cook. Brandon started buying real estate at a young age while, including closing on a home while he was deployed. The two discuss the importance of your mindset, being area agnostic, and how to save for your next property. Key Takeaways: [2:05] Gary's gratitude journal routine that's improved his life Brandon Cook Interview: [8:24] Brandon's history in the military and investing [12:03] Members of the military who buy...

Duration: 00:33:40

HI 47 - The Multi-Dimensional Nature of Real Estate Investing

Unlike stocks, bonds, mutual funds or commodities such as precious metals like gold and silver – real estate is a multi-dimensional asset class. The multi-dimensional nature of income property makes it extremely profitable in changing ways based on varying market conditions. This is a wonderful thing because investors can profit even seemingly “bad” markets. For example, when financing becomes expensive (low housing affordability rates) or difficult to qualify for (low capital liquidity)...

Duration: 00:47:59

HI 46 - Powering Through Obstacles with Aaron Chapman

Aaron Chapman is a mortgage broker in his day job, but he also is a first responder who does search and rescue in Arizona. Before he became a first responder, he had a near death experience that sent him down the path he's on now. Listen in as Gary and Aaron talk about his journey, one of Aaron's most treacherous rescues, and what his philosophy is that helps him get through everything in life. Key Takeaways: [1:51] Why Gary highlights first responders and military service...

Duration: 00:31:42

HI 45 - The Seeds of Greatness with Dr. Denis Waitley

Gary Pinkerton starts off the show with a description of the hope he has for America. How we need to look at the history of nations around us and decide how we want our future to look. Are we going to continue down the route to socialism, or are we going to grab the reins and lead ourselves in a new direction? Then, Jason interviews his early mentor Dr. Denis Waitley on “The Psychology of Winning.” At age 17, Jason discovered Waitley and it was a life altering event leading to his early...

Duration: 00:33:48

HI 44 - Help Our Veterans While Remembering 9/11 with Kathy Cunningham

We just observed the 16 year anniversary of the horrible attacks of 9/11, and the nation is still recovering. One of the ways we're doing that is through events such as the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run. The event raises money for families of fallen first responders, as well as money to build smart homes for catastrophically injured American service members. Gary Pinkerton, a US military veteran of 26 years hosting his first ever podcast, talks to Kathy Cunningham about her team,...

Duration: 00:28:16

HI 43 - Beyond Phishing –Now There’s Smishing

Remember phishing? Now there’s smishing, a new kind of electronic identity theft targeting uses of smartphones and tablets. But although the venue may be new, these scammers are simply adapting the same old tried and true tactics that con artists used to use on the telephone. In those old days, people would get phone calls from someone claiming to be a representative of their bank or credit card company who told them that they needed to update their account information or verify their...

Duration: 00:04:26

HI 41 - The Truth Behind Retirement “Myths”

Lists of retirement “myths” – erroneous beliefs about planning for retirement – pop up fairly regularly in financial news. Though each list offers a different number of myths to worry about – five, seven or even ten or more – the goal is the same: to increase awareness about the pitfalls of poor– or nonexistent – retirement planning because of assumptions that just may not turn out to be true: faith in pension and retirement plans, home equity and personal circumstances. Many people...

Duration: 00:04:28

HI 40 - Viral Marketing For Heroes

Viral marketing is not just for high falutin’ internet marketers and techno-geeks any more. The continuing development of Web 2.0 with social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, and a hundred dozen others brings the power of conveying your message within reach of every human being with a burning desire to connect. The term viral marketing is casually thrown around to describe web phenomenon, usually video, that catches the fancy of web surfers and spreads around the...

HI 35 - Your estate needs attention – STAT!

Living the busy and often chaotic lifestyle of a first responder is a recipe for estate planning neglect. And to those without experience in this particular area of finance, it’s sometimes easier to turn a blind eye than get educated about exactly which documents you need to save your heirs a lot of heartache and potential squabbling. Bad idea. Don’t make them guess what you want. Tell them! According to the AARP website, here are the four legal documents you should have in order for your...

Duration: 00:03:46

HI 32 - Investing that works for first responders

First responders and emergency workers have a long tradition in America. Unfortunately for them financially, that tradition often includes a devotion to invest in the stock market, sometimes for no better reason than that’s the way the family has always done it. That viewpoint is understandable but not a very good reason – especially when there is another way to invest that works. Really works! The truth is this; stocks, bonds, mutual funds have virtually no chance of making anyone wealthy...

Duration: 00:03:08

HI 31 - The first responder’s guide to real financial success

There are two main reasons we believe income property investing is the best path to financial success available for your dollar. First, and perhaps the most telling, is personal experience. We’ve been doing this for more than two decades and it’s worked quite well for us personally. Secondly, history is on the side of the property owner, especially the income property owner. It’s created more wealthy people than any other asset. For a quick review, an income property is real estate that...

Duration: 00:03:33

HI 30 - Dr. Denis Waitley on The Psychology of Winning and The Seeds of Gre

Jason interviews his early mentor Dr.DenisWaitleyon "The Psychology of Winning." Listen in at:http://jasonhartman.com/radioshows/. At age 17 Jason discoveredWaitleyand it was a life altering event leading to his early and sustained success.Waitleyis one of America's most respected authors, keynote lecturers and productivity consultants on high performance human achievement. He has inspired, informed, challenged and entertained audiences for over 25 years from the board rooms of...

Duration: 00:45:18

HI 29 - Helping Out Women Entrepreneurs with Nell Merlino

NellMerlino is the Founder and President of Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence, which provides resources for women to grow their micro-businesses into million dollar enterprises.Nellbelieves women businesses are the solution to the nation's economic turnaround.Nellis also helping military veterans and spouses of veterans build companies. She created Take Our Daughters to Work Day.Nellis author of “Stepping Out of Line: Lessons for Women Who Want It Their Way in Life, in Love,...

Duration: 00:23:44

HI 28 – Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

Jason Hartman talks with Bill Whittle, host of Afterburner, regarding poverty levels in the United States and the strategies that undermine democracy and free markets. Bill’s opinion is that America has the richest poor people in the world, versus countries like Africa, where millions of people live in dire poverty, with starvation and lack of [...]

Duration: 00:45:07

HI 27 – High Occupancy Rates with Military Tenants

Jason Hartman hosts a two-part show where we start with some reflections on the recent "Meet The Masters of Income Property Investing" event at The Hyatt Regency in Irvine, California. Investment Counselors, Ari and Sara join Jason as they discuss the following: 1) Establish 5 year plan for where you would like to be in [...]

Duration: 00:33:57

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