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Mar 28, 2019

Claudia Loens is the Founder of Wordflirt a global digital marketing company located in Northern California. Prior to diving into the social media world, Claudia had a successful career as a High Tech Recruiting Consultant in Silicon Valley. For over ten years now, she has been providing web design, social media content, blogging and LinkedIn lead generation for businesses. One of her specialties is working with Realtors and Mortgage professionals to provide done-for-you social media content services.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Claudia’s Rocklin, California-based business, Wordflirt, helps its clients improve their marketing, social media and internet presence
  • What the differences are between social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter etc.
  • Why #hashtags are a powerful tool that make Instagram especially appealing for marketing purposes
  • Why it can be daunting to try to be on every social media platform, and why it can be advantageous to decide which platform will reach your target market best
  • Why it can be a useful strategy to hire out your social media presence, to allow you to focus on other aspects of your business
  • Why engaging content is crucial to maintaining interest and engagement, and why you should focus on what your audience wants
  • Why LinkedIn is a powerful professional networking tool, especially for real estate professionals
  • What steps Claudia takes to help her clients, with a hypothetical scenario of helping Mitch market his real estate business
  • How LinkedIn differs from other platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and what type of content you would post to LinkedIn to generate an audience
  • What advice Claudia would offer to any real estate business owner who wants to get started in social media

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Mar 26, 2019

My name is Jay Conner…and let me tell you: I CAN RELATE to all these feelings and frustrations of losing out on so many deals. When I started out investing in Real Estate, I did it ALL THE WRONG WAY! Like so many other Real Estate Investors, I was taken to the slaughterhouse. I went to my local banker and was able to do a few deals…but you know what happened: I had to come up with Big Down Payments, pay origination fees, and most importantly…play by their rules. (Including signing personal guarantees on everything I owned.) I hated it. I felt owned by the bank, out of control, and stressed out.

So, I got some education and learned about buying properties “Subject-To,” Using Options, and buying with “Lease/Options.” These tools opened up my opportunities, but then The Hammer Came Down!!! When the market turned south big-time…my banker CUT ME OFF!!! With No Warning!!! I knew I had to find another way. I searched high and low for another system that would give me the funds I needed. Then I realized I needed to combine the best aspects of all that I researched. And that’s when I created the basis for this system. I kept refining it until I thought I had the best formula. Then I put it all together and made contact with my first prospect. I trusted my system and the very first person I approached gave me $250,000 in Private Money…and what blew me away was How Easy It Was!!!

Within a few, short months…I had $2,150,000 in Private Money!!! And that was just a couple of years ago…and it has ROCKED MY REAL ESTATE INVESTING CAREER! (My banker actually did me a HUGE FAVOR…I just didn’t know it at the time because that set-back forced me to create the system that would bring me lots of money Fast and Easy without relying on bankers or my credit.) The Massive Profits (7 Figures Per Year) I’ve been blessed to enjoy by creating and putting into action my “Where To Get The Money Now” System has without a doubt been my Biggest Quantum Leap since becoming a Real Estate Investor. And I live in a city with only 40,000 people.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Jay discovered private money and self-directed IRAs, and why none of his private lenders had ever heard of a self-directed IRA as an investment option
  • Why Jay prefers using private lenders to fund his real estate deals rather than turning to the banks
  • Why the ability to set the rules yourself is a powerful advantage of using private money for your funding
  • What advantages over other investment strategies are available to people looking to become private money lenders
  • Why interest-only payments are a win-win for both the buyer and seller, and why both Jay and Mitch prefer interest-only
  • Why a staggering 80% of Americans are unable to go to a bank to obtain a mortgage, and why private money is necessary to bridge that gap
  • What the two pieces of Jay’s private money program are, and how he approaches private lenders with his program
  • What information on the property and the deal Jay shares with his private lenders, and why he doesn’t share everything
  • How to get access to Jay’s free online course “Where to Get the Money Now”
Mar 21, 2019

Ty Crandall is an internationally known speaker, author, and business credit expert. With over 16 years of financial experience, Ty has become the authority in business credit building, business credit scoring, and business credit repair.

Ty Crandall has become one of the most well-known speakers regarding business credit building and scoring. Ty has been booked for speaking engagements in many states across the United States. Ty has also been booked for international speaking engagements as far as Singapore.

Ty is the author of one of the most popular books on business and personal credit building named Perfect Credit. Ty has also written one of the best-selling business credit books Business Credit Decoded.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How consumer credit and business credit are similar, how they differ, and why each matter for your investments
  • How building your corporate credit profile will help you expand beyond the need to use your personal credit to apply for new loans
  • How and why to view your business credit reports, what to look for, and how to use it to determine your best options
  • How to build credit for your business if you haven’t yet established a credit report for your company
  • Why it’s important to know the criteria each lender expects from borrowers before you apply for lines of credit
  • Why a personal phone number, a P.O. box and an unprofessional email address will hurt your chances of obtaining credit
  • Why your information and details should be consistent across your applications, website and business listings
  • How Ty works to help educate his clients, match them to the best financing options for their business, and maximize their credit potential
  • How Ty’s book, Business Credit Decoded, helps you understand your options and maximize your knowledge of how business credit works
  • What recommendations Ty has for business owners who haven’t considered building their business credit

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Mar 19, 2019

Karen is a Master Financial Coach that has coached people with a variety of money issues; from just $500 in debt to $800,000 in debt. She has coached folks with up to 86 credit cards and taught them how to pay down and pay off those credit cards in record time.

Karen’s mission is to inspire others to rid themselves of debt and build wealth. She encourages others to break the shackles of debt and gives valuable insight into building wealth so they can experience financial freedom!

Karen has purchased properties for $4,800 and sold them for $52,000!

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Karen has worked to help people overcome their debt, after a career as a registered nurse
  • Karen shares how she has helped people with debt ranging from $400 in total debt to $800,000, as well as a family that had to conquer an astounding 86 credit cards
  • Why a lack of self-control is the biggest driver of excessive debt, due to impulse buying and opening accounts we don’t need
  • Why what you’re doing with the money you’re making is far more important for amassing wealth than the level of your salary
  • Why a functional budget is the key to taking control of your money, allowing you to control where it goes rather than wonder where it went
  • How Mitch bought his first 100 houses on credit cards, and what steps he took to manage the debt he incurred
  • Karen explains the “penny wise and dollar dumb” mistakes she has seen in some of her clients when trying to manage their finances
  • How to build and grow your wealth using your 401k, IRA, stocks and bonds and other financial tools
  • How Karen uses real estate as a great method of growing her wealth and investing money earned from her businesses
  • What advice Karen would share with people who are losing sleep at night over the debt they have accumulated
  • How Karen studied under Dave Ramsey’s financial system and then developed her own debt management methods

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Mar 14, 2019

Tom Dunkel has been investing full time in alternative assets since 2006 completing over $40MM of transactions. He specializes in fragmented, dislocated markets such as distressed debt and multifamily.

Tom has more than 25 years of real estate and investment experience. Tom is a trusted mentor and educator for investors and entrepreneurs. He teaches a real estate and mortgage note investment class at the CAMA Academy with his business partner, Joe Downs.  

Tom attended the University of Delaware and the College of William and Mary for his MBA.  He is married with two children and resides in Ardmore, PA.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Tom managed to do over $35 million in deals over his career, through doing things differently from how everyone else does them
  • What Tom’s S.A.F.E. method is and why Tom developed it to help people invest their money smartly and efficiently
  • Why finding a good sponsor or mentor is the crucial first step, and why it’s important to do your due diligence when deciding on a sponsor
  • How to identify a con through their overpromises, and what three signs to look for when determining if someone is trying to con you
  • Why it is important to understand the asset you’re investing in, its valuation and its characteristics, and how you’re investing in it
  • Why you should ask yourself how the investment fits within your finances and won’t overexpose you to risk
  • Why you need to know what lien position you’re in on a property and what the loan-to-value is
  • How to be clear on how you’re going to get paid back for your investment, and when you can expect the payout
  • When to plan an exit strategy to get back out of the investment after you’ve made your profits
  • Why to listen to your instincts when an opportunity sounds too good to be true, and how to get access to a .pdf file of Tom’s S.A.F.E method template

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Mar 12, 2019

Carl Scaramuzza founded his company, Credit Blueprint in 2011 with one simple goal: to help people use their credit to build real wealth and increase their net worth. He’s coached thousands of people and business owners on how they can leverage their credit, get access to other people’s money to multiply their assets, grow their net worth and ultimately, create a thriving financial future.

Carl is more than just an entrepreneurial success story. His path exemplifies the principles he teaches his clients. Shortly after starting Credit Blueprint, he let his mortgage payments slip in order to build his business, and he lost his house in the process. But, he knew how to leverage his credit scores, access other people’s money and start building his business. Now, he’s exponentially grown his own net worth with a thriving, A+ rated business and he’s become a leading authority in credit and wealth coaching. Carl is ready to help you achieve financial freedom.

Carl hosts “Other People’s Money” on Facebook Live; a weekly show where he explains exactly how you can get access to Other People’s Money via bank loans, private capital and everything in between. Growing your net worth is not about the monetary value in your bank account, it’s about leveraging your credit to amass high-value assets. Carl is the dominant net worth expert leading the charge, teaching business owners and entrepreneurs how the rich get wealthy and how his methods can help them reach that next level.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How the 2008 market crash and financial crisis led Carl from the business of mortgages to the credit industry
  • Why the inability to fill a cup for a drug test prevented Carl from going back to mortgages, which worked out to be the best outcome for his career
  • Why most real estate investors start out funding their businesses using personal credit cards, and why it’s ok to do
  • Why unsecured lines of credit are very difficult to get, and why ultimately it doesn’t matter
  • Why having great credit isn’t a prerequisite for accessing private money, but it certainly helps
  • Why a 700+ credit score will open doors for accessing OPM (other people’s money), and why 700 is a far more important breakpoint than 800
  • How Carl helps someone with a low credit score, and what mistakes Carl sees in people with low scores who are trying to repair their credit
  • Why Credit Karma is a great way to discover your approval odds for obtaining new credit cards
  • What negatively affects your credit and what doesn’t, and why credit inquiries hurt but denials for credit don’t
  • How to use credit disputes to get negative marks from financial institutions removed from your credit report
  • Why the ability to access other people’s money is the true key to building and growing your wealth

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Mar 7, 2019

Rodrick Long is a professional real estate investor who has sold multiple commercial and residential properties. He has created sustainable wealth through real estate and has helped countless others do the same by using his unique approach to the business.

He started Wholesaling while working as the “neighborhood lawn guy”. Rod bought and sold over $3,000,000 in real estate in just 3 years and his top 3 students made over $25,000 on their first real estate deal.

Rod has been featured in multiple real estate podcasts and webinars and is the Founder of WIRE Real Estate Corporation.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why living with his family pushed Rod to find a way to get back out on his own and get into his own home
  • How an encounter mowing lawns for a real estate investor sparked the idea to get into real estate
  • How his first wholesale deal made Rod $11,000 in seventeen days and helped Rod become financially stable
  • Why Rod used part of his $11,000 profits from his first deal to buy marketing for his real estate business
  • How Rod’s business strategy has evolved to specialize in wholesaling and subject-to deals
  • Why boat storage rental property is a powerful investment for a “forever” cash model
  • Why it is important to manage your money properly, especially during your early real estate wins
  • Why Rod has moved into private money funding for his deals, and what benefits he sees in using private money
  • Why positive monthly cash flow is the true secret to growing your portfolio and ensuring your wealth

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Mar 5, 2019

Todd Dexheimer and his companies have purchased, renovated and sold well over 200 properties, ranging from single family homes, duplexes, multi-family properties, mobile homes, raw land, and a ski resort. His focus is on value-added Multi-family purchase and syndication in emerging markets.

Todd and has a team have purchased Multi-family buildings in 5 states and holds over $15 million of real estate. Todd has raised over $10 million in private equity and provided his private investors with double-digit returns on every investment.

Todd also hosts the podcast Pillars of Wealth Creation, where he interviews successful business leaders.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Todd made the transition from being a high school shop teacher to being a successful real estate investor, with no money of his own
  • Why entering the real estate market during the 2008 crash was both terrifying and lucrative for Todd
  • Why it is incredibly important to hire an attorney when you’re dealing in private money
  • How Todd moved from single-family to multi-family properties, and what sort of properties he was able to flip
  • Why Todd puts some of his own money into his deals, and when he uses non-recourse loans in his business
  • What kinds of markets Todd operates in, what criteria he looks for, and what he avoids
  • Why Todd believes we are due for another real estate recession, and how he plans to manage his business during that time
  • How to scale your business in size, and why you should hire the right people that can help your business grow
  • Patrick Mahaffey shares a big success story of one of the properties he was able to close on, by the numbers

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