Memphis Real Estate Investing

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How to Save Money to Purchase an Investment Property

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Nov 22, 2019

If you’re like most Americans, chances are you are not the best at saving money. Both the statistics around debt and savings in the United States paint a picture that highlights a lack of financial wisdom.

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An Investor's Year-End Financial Checklist

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Oct 25, 2019

We’re well into the fourth quarter of the year. For many of us, our minds are turning to thoughts of holiday meals, gift-giving, and time with friends and family. However, as we approach the new year, it’s crucial that you, as an investor, ensure that your financial house is in order.

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5 Steps to Unlearning Bad Financial Habits

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Our relationship with money — how we treat it, the habits we adopt, and how well we manage wealth — is something that builds and shapes over time, often unconsciously. Children learn about money and how to use it through their parents. Small comments that we don’t consciously think about have an impact on our financial health years down the road.

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6 Essential Financial Management Tips That Make Your Labor Worthwhile

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Sep 4, 2019

For the vast majority of people in the world, work is a means to gain money — and thus, security in life. From food to shelter and transportation to other essentials, we just need to work to make money, almost without exception.

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Is Your Relationship With Money Hurting Your Investing Potential?

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Jul 5, 2019

Whether we believe it or not, all of us share a personal relationship with our finances. In most cases, we tend to view money from a clinical, number-crunching perspective. As much as we try to treat money rationally, we often do not act that way. Our emotions can be wrapped up in our finances, which leads to poor decision making, planning, and overall financial well-being. 

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Financial Strategies to Put Your First Investment on the Fast Track

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Jun 28, 2019

You've decided you want to invest in real estate. You're determined, but you don't yet have the capital to comfortably pull the trigger. Because investments are best made as soon as you can (more time to earn passive income, benefit from appreciation, and build a portfolio), you really need to get your finances in order. 

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Escape the Paycheck to Paycheck Life for Good

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Apr 24, 2019

While we may think of living paycheck to paycheck is only a problem that lower-income Americans wrestle with, the truth is, the vast majority of us struggle to save. Studies show that some 78 percent of Americans struggle to make it to payday and that this is a problem that plagues every income bracket.

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How to Conquer 4 Major Financial Fears Everyone Faces

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Apr 3, 2019

The modern age is full of anxiety. In fact, millennials are often called the “anxious generation,” as they experience stress and anxiety at higher rates than any generation before them. However, we think it’s safe to say that people of all generations deal with anxieties about money. We all have fears—rational and irrational alike—when it comes to our bank account.

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6 Tips for Tracking Real Estate Income and Expenses

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Finances are one of the biggest parts of real estate investment. We might not all be number-crunchers but knowing how to best track and manage both your investment income and expenses is one of the key attributes of a successful real estate investor.

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Reviving 6 Pieces of Timeless Financial Advice

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Mar 13, 2019

At Memphis Invest, there are few things we love more than helping people make the most of their finances. It’s exciting for us to sit down with our investors and talk about money—the future, planning, retirement, all of it. That said, it also benefits us to look to the past.

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