Not all investment returns are equal

by Jody Tallal -- In previous columns, we have been discussing investing in pre-development land, and I have explained the different category of land investors. As I continued my research on investing, more…

The real estate philosophy that worked for me

by Jody Tallal -- In my last column, we began discussing a special real estate acquisition matrix I developed. Part of this matrix's purpose is to determine which type of real estate more…

My real estate acquisition matrix

by Jody Tallal -- In the next several columns, I am going to explain a Real Estate Acquisition Matrix I have developed over the years. It is the criteria and requirements my more…

Determining the true value of that raw land

by Jody Tallal -- In my last column, we started a discussion about investing in real estate and how raw pre-development land was in my opinion the best option. I also promised more…

The best investment vehicle I've found

by Jody Tallal -- In my next several columns, I am going to be discussing real estate as a potential investment vehicle. More specifically, how to invest in raw land. Back in more…

Insurance: Term vs. whole life

by Jody Tallal -- In last week's column, we discussed how to determine the amount of life insurance you need. Now that you know that amount, you are faced with a choice more…

Curing a negative cash flow

by Jody Tallal -- In last week's column, we covered how to create a retirement plan and began a discussion of how to cure a negative cash flow should your newly identified more…

Building your retirement fund

by Jody Tallal -- In my last column, I showed you how to calculate the cost of and plan for the accomplishment of your financial goals, including help children/grandchildren with their college more…