Time is a curious thing. Albert Einstein put it best when he talked about the relatively of time.
“When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it’s only a minute, but when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it’s two hours. That’s relativity.”
However, Einstein probably wasn’t alluding to the average workday when he said ... Continue Reading →
1. California has the largest economy of any state in the U.S. and would, by itself, make up the 6th largest economy in the world when competing with other countries.
2. There are 3.9 million small businesses operating in the state of California.
3. That’s a notable number because it constitutes 99.8% of all business in the Golden State.
4. According to the ... Continue Reading →
San Jose’s low unemployment rate
San Jose is red hot, and I’m not just talking about the sweltering summer temperatures throughout California. In fact, the third largest city in the Golden State with more than one million residents, is one of the most super-charged economies in the nation with a booming tech industry and real estate prices that are skyrocketing. The current day economic Gold Rush in San Jose is also reflected in its job market, and no statistics are more ... Continue Reading →
Turn on the TV news, read the headlines or social media, or even pick up your daily newspaper and you’ll probably encounter a lot of talk about the economy. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if you read about financial statistics like our U.S national debt, unemployment rates, and even homeownership rates. But ... Continue Reading →
How would you like to make an extra $500 a month? How about $1,000 or more? It’s entirely possible to earn extra cash every month, working flexible hours virtually, out of your home, or even car, all while maintaining your regular job.
An extra $6,000 or $1,000 per year can make a huge ... Continue Reading →
If you’re a real estate agent, loan officer, or work in sales in any capacity, then prospecting is a way of life. Cold calling, door knocking, social media posts, email newsletters, mailing postcards, prospecting phone calls, and even open houses are the tools of the trade. In fact, you probably spend the lion’s ... Continue Reading →
According to new data from the American Psychological Association and other studies, money is the leading cause of stress for Americans.
In fact, 76 percent of Americans report that financial worries stress them out the most, above even work (70 percent), angst about the economy (65 percent), family responsibilities (47 percent) and personal health concerns (46 percent).
1 ... Continue Reading →
Would you like to work at home every day in your pajamas? Or how about doing your job from your favorite neighborhood coffee shop, or on your laptop just about anywhere as you travel?
The reality is that virtual work, in all of its forms, is on the rise, and is no longer a facet of employment and the economy that employers or ... Continue Reading →
We all know that the U.S. economy is colossal, but just how large is it? In fact, with a 2017 GDP of more than $18 trillion, the US economy represents more than 20% – or more than 1/5th – of the entire global economy.
Although emerging economic superpowers like China are significant, their economy is still 70% smaller than the U.S. Even when you ... Continue Reading →
If you’re a Realtor or loan officer, it probably feels like you spend the lion’s share of your time collecting and organizing other people’s documents. But now that it’s 2017 and April 15 isn’t too far away, it’s time to get your own financial house in order for the IRS.
Considering that most Realtors, loan officers, and brokers are self-employed, that means getting ... Continue Reading →