Business Checking Account

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Every February for the past 5 years I’ve had to export all my transactions from Mint.com into an excel file.  Then I proceeded to filter out all my real estate transactions.  I’m sure I got most of them but for sure there were always ones I missed. Yes…I didn’t have a business bank account.  The pain of using our personal checking account was just not bad enough to motivated me to start a business checking.  I could keep track more or …

I Got Over One of My Fears Today

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My friend Sharon Vornholt from Louisville Gal’s Real Estate Blog started up a wonderful podcast earlier this year.  I really enjoy listening to it on my rides to work in the mornings.  Her guests are always hard working investors who are always willing to share what they know. What I love about Sharon’s podcast is that we have similar investing strategies so a lot of her content really resonates with me. So, about a month ago, Sharon asked me to …

You Never Know Who You Might Run Into…Funny Story

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Every day I am reminded that of the benefits of networking and building relationships.  Even though this story isn’t related to real estate investing it has everything to do with real estate investing. The other day I was coming home from the park with my son.   My wife was working  and it was getting late so I decided to stop by Boston Market to pick up some food.  This Boston Market has a drive through which was great because I …

Guess How I Reacted to this Situation…

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Running a website is great when everything is working as it should.  However when things go wrong it quickly becomes a pain in the ass!  About two weeks ago I started having trouble logging into this site’s WordPress administration page.  It would either take forever to load or I’d get some strange error message to the affect that the site no longer existed.  My first thought was…My site got hacked! Luckily it wasn’t that but my host (1and1.com) was having …