Believe it or not, I have not gone bankrupt. I am a slacker when it comes to blog postings, but many good (profitable) things have happened to me since the last post. As I have not posted in quite a while, this one will be longer than normal.
If you do not give it any thought, you might err and believe that unemployment has to be comprised of wasted time, depression, and endless job searches. Yet, I know from my own experience that unemployment can make for an incredibly profitable experience, if you use it properly.
“You cannot ask for a raise in a recession” were the words I heard about a month ago when the economy was better than it is now. Did I listen? No. Did I get a raise? Yes.
Podcast: Download (5.1MB) | Building Credit and Paying for College
This audio segment explains why allowing a college or university to manage a student’s financial aid is not necessarily the wisest course of action, nor the one that can most rapidly support wealth and credit building.
On December 11th, 2008, I purchased another rental property: a duplex — nice that I finally got around to posting about it, I know. Sorry, I’ve been quite busy.
Anyway, I purchased the property [...]