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Enjoy Capitalism – Paper Source Event, Las Vegas NV

At my most recent presentation to the “Paper Source Event” in Las Vegas NV – I gave my state of the market opinions on the Non Performing Junior Lien but talked much more broadly about the big picture investing strategies in my forthcoming new book – “Enjoying Capitalism – A Simple Plan” – Don’t miss it

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The Hunting Club Podcast With Rick Harmon

Listen in as I talk with my friends and fellow investors/hunters Rick Harmon and Ellis San Jose – at my visit to “The Hunting Club”. It is a great summary of my overall investment strategy and history of the path I have taken

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Ten Amazing Insights into the Non Performing Notes business

At the Paper Source national event in Las Vegas Nevada – November 2014. Listen in as I give my best presentation yet on the state of the market in the non perming note space – Inspired by my mentor John Wooden.

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Jim Ingersoll Interview

Listen in on this talk I had with my friend and expert investor Jim Ingersoll from Virginia on investment strategies and the non performing junior lien business.

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The Five Tenets of Real Estate And Note Investing From The Masters

My goal and message for you for the new year – “The Voice of Reason”

In my former life as a frustrated after tax wage slave, I committed to myself that I would do everything humanly possible to break free of my pathetic economic condition  –

As Jack Miller put so eloquently “I would rather eat bark off trees than say “yes sir” to someone I did not respect, ever again” this is exactly how I felt.

After much trial and failure I managed to track down who I consider to be “the masters of the real estate and note investing industry.”  They were all extremely smart, experienced, successful long term investors and had the highest levels of integrity.  I spent the next decades attending every event they offered – no matter where or what it took to get there.  I read and reread everything they wrote.  I built relationships with many of them and with other students in these meetings that I learned to trust and respect.  I now consider my friendships with these people to be among the most important assets in my life.  Do I know everything? far from it – but my rolodex has someone in it who has the answer to almost every challenge out there.  Let’s call it “relationship capital” and once again – it is by far the most valuable asset I have.

Are the great educational leaders of the industry still out there?  Yes, there are a few – but as always – the real estate and note investment education field is littered with self serving, greedy con men designed to cash in on the hype created by the current investment marketplace as unsuspecting, inexperienced investors are fleeced as they get caught up in their deceptive webs.

My goal is to provide “A Voice Of Reason”  to investors – Knowledge and experience are your best defense against being steered down the wrong path – I don’t have all of the answers – but I have and will continue to show you what is working for metoday. (more…)

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Module 10 – Note Investment Mentoring Part 3


Learn about Note Investing in a 10 part program. Stay tuned to learn more.

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Module 10 – Note Investment Mentoring [1/10]


Learn about Note Investing in a 10 part program. Stay tuned to learn more.

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Jack Shea and Gordon Moss Talk Junior Lien and IRA Investing


Jack Shea is a legend in the real estate investing business (1031 Exchanges, Trusts, Options, etc.) and a great guy – Listen in as we discuss the junior lien and IRA investing business…

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The Three Dragons


How to handle the modern real estate markets concerning inflation, taxes and greed.

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The Lucky Speech


The opportunities have never been better in the real estate market.

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Quixote Ventures, Inc.

What we do at Quixote Ventures, Inc. is as much an art as it is a financial science. Understanding how Real Estate and Note Investing works is not something you will learn overnight.

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