Fawcett’s Favorites 2-8-21

Each week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially valuable. Every Monday I would like to share some of the best with you, my readers. I hope you find them helpful. This week’s favorites include refinancing at a lower rate doesn’t always save you money, how does your net worth stack … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 10-12-20

(It was great fun to be a speaker in the virtual Financial Freedom Through Real Estate Conference last weekend. If you missed it you can click here to get access to the lectures. It’s rewarding to share my experiences to help others become successful real estate investors. Hope you found the experience helpful.) Each week … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 7-6-20

Every week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially valuable and every Monday I would like to share some of the best with you, my readers. I hope you find them helpful. This week’s favorites include Medscape’s physician debt & net worth report 2020, why Bill Gates is happier today than … Read more

Beating the tax man at his own game.

People often complain that their tax refund is smaller this year than last year. A smaller tax refund is not something to complain about, it’s a win! You don’t ever want to have a tax refund. Any time you get a tax refund, it means you made an interest free loan to the government. Why … Read more

Calculating the Optimal Down Payment for an Investment Property

In my recent book, The Doctors Guide to Real Estate Investing for Busy Professionals, I give a detailed explanation about how I was able to buy investment property with no money down. Questions came up about what is the optimum down payment for an investment property.  Since my goal in acquiring property was to put it into my portfolio for the least acquisition cost, I didn’t calculate its optimal down … Read more

The Google Search that Changed My Life Forever

Sometimes a financial makeover client of mine really takes the bull by the horns and drastically improves their financial situation in a very short time. It’s amazing how fast goals can be achieved when you really go for it. I was so amazed by one such student, I asked him to tell his story of … Read more