Memphis Real Estate Investing

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The Essential Quickstart Guide to Preparing for Early Retirement

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Jan 11, 2019

Who doesn't want to retire early?

Most of us feel like early retirement is out of reach, but that just simply isn't the case. It is only beyond reach if we allow it to be. With the right financial strategy, preparing for early retirement doesn't have to be difficult or intimidating.

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How to Apply Financial Planning Wisdom to Real Estate Investment

By Chris Clothier on Fri, Dec 21, 2018

We all want to secure our retirement. After all, if you’re here you are no doubt in the market for some sort of security for your financial future. If that’s the case, you have to arm yourself with more than just some real estate investing know-how. While beginning to understand the wild west that is real estate is part of your success, another huge piece of the puzzle comes down to your financial savvy.

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5 Smart Strategies for Securing Your Retirement Savings

By Chris Clothier on Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Each and every one of us wants a good retirement. Better than good! We want to be able to have more than enough to live out our golden years doing what we want to do, seeing what we want to see, and leaving a legacy for the next generation.

However, before we can even think about legacy building and how real estate investing can play a role, we have to plan for a retirement that fits our needs.  A retirement that we have envisioned, prepared for and brought made a reality!

Saving for retirement, however, isn’t like it used to be. Just a few decades ago, you could work for the same company for 40 years, retire, and live on your savings and a pension and not really worry about it. Not so anymore!  

Work culture has changed, and so have our retirement plans, our expenses, and our life expectancies. Planning for retirement takes a more active hand. So if you really want to lock down your financial future...

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6 Highly Rated Retirement Planning Books to Read This Spring

By Chris Clothier on Tue, Mar 15, 2016

As we head into Spring, it’s time to take make room on the bookshelf from new reading! You may have some of these on your shelves already, but there’s no doubt some new releases you’ll want to check out, too.

For this list, we’re specifically covering books on retirement planning since many real estate investors look to use their investments as a way to save up for the future.

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Real Estate Investment | One Financial Strategies for Retirement

By Chris Clothier on Wed, May 13, 2015

It's safe to say that most real estate investors are in the business to make money and many are actually planning for an event.  That requires planning and saving for that special something. In many cases, that something is retirement.

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Passive Income | Real Estate Investing is Crucial for Retirement

By Chris Clothier on Thu, Nov 17, 2011

Real estate is being added to the investment portfolios of Americans and more are looking for real estate to provide a passive income stream in their retirement years.  

Real estate investing sometimes gets a bad rap from investment advisers.  They often prefer REIT's and other supposed easier forms of investing in real estate because it's easy for them to track and control their clients portfolios.  I don't begrudge them for that attitude, I just think it short changes an investor and eliminates a very powerful source of income when investors will need it most...retirement.

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