….what? You thought we’d leave you without an episode just because we’re all strung out on candy canes and Santa treats?
Show notes? We’re talking year end tax tips…..how’s that?
Thinking of starting a new business? Listen to this podcast first! OG & Joe tackle five big mistakes that new small business owners make. Most new businesses are doomed before they begin because they fail to remember a few basic rules. Our list of five includes both some of the basics AND some of the tricks that super-successful businesses are able to use to beat the competition.
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<> 5 Mistakes Small Businesses Make
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Everyone says the holiday season is a horrible time to try and sell a home….but we think you can use the festive atmosphere to your advantage. How do you sell a house during the holidays? We share some tips and tricks to help you hurdle holiday challenges and turn them into assets.
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<> How to Sell Your House During the Holidays
Never met with a financial advisor and worried about what will happen? OG & Joe pull back the curtain this week and show you how the meeting SHOULD go while cautioning you against how it MIGHT go.
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<> Meeting With a Financial Advisor For The First Time
What questions should you ask? What should you expect? What SHOULDN’T you expect? Joe & OG have a discussion (and a few disagreements) about that first meeting and how to choose an advisor.
OG leads us on a rousing discussion of rebalancing! What does it mean to “rebalance?” Why do you do it? What should you think about when rebalancing? He covers it all in this short Wednesday discussion.
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Have you ever thought to yourself, “Man, I should get paid for this!”
Well, one guy took that idea to heart while standing in line at the DMV and scored a $180 pay day. How did he do it? Was it legal? We’ll share this story and several other money-making ideas during this awesome episode.
Philip Taylor, better known as “PT” from PTMoney.com, takes over OG’s chair in the basement this week. He has several great money-making ideas that’ll make your head swim with new opportunities you might have never considered.
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The piece we discuss – I Made $180 Simply By Standing In Line At The DMV
The book PT mentions (our 2 Guys & Your Money affiliate link)
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This week Joe and OG discuss a simple yet seldom followed plan to avoid taking on huge losses with your investments. Why don’t people follow it? We have no idea….
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Book Link: The Truth About Money 4th Edition
You look at your statement and…your investment is through the floor! What do you do? Do you sell it? Do you wait for it to come back?
This week that’s the question we tackle. Give it a listen….I’m sure it’ll be the best 12 minutes of your day.*
*the above statement might be slightly over-the-top
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Not much of a reader? If you want our complete opinions on yesterday’s offshore investing story, we tackle that this week on the podcast. It’s one of our most oft-asked questions here in the basement….”what is offshore investing?” “Can I make more money by investing in the Cayman Islands or Switzerland?”
We deliver answers this week by reviewing the pros and cons of offshore investing. Both of these (pros and cons) are substantial, but I think we answer most of the questions you’d have.
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Last weekend Joe helped two friends complete a 100 mile run through the Ozark mountains. He shares stories and financial management parallels. How is running 100 miles successfully like managing money? Listen to find out!
During the show we mention a piece about this ran yesterday. That was an error. The written piece will run tomorrow.
<> Lessons Learned:
– The first time Troy and Malcolm ran 100 miles, I wrote about the power of big goals. Here’s that story.