EP 350 – Employer Retirement Plans with Rebecca Miller

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NCS 350 | Employer Retirement Plans

  Scott talks with Rebecca Miller about the different self-directed employer retirement plans offered by Quest IRA. If there is someone who has this topic down, it is she. As one of the longest-tenured employees at Quest IRA who joined the company in 2009, Rebecca currently serves as the Special Accounts Director, specializing in employer plans such as the complex Solo 401(k). Rebecca shares her journey with Quest IRA and talks about what goes under … Read More

EP 298 – Goldman Sachs Strikes Again

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NCS 298 | Goldman Sachs

  Goldman Sachs strikes again. They’re generating a close on another large portfolio of nonperforming notes from Fannie Mae. They bought a tremendous amount of 11,000 loans with $1.64 billion in unpaid balance. What does that mean to us? What does this mean to Goldman Sachs and what is the overall underlying ripple effect across the note industry? You’ve got to realize is Goldman Sachs got banged up really bad for a nasty $5 billion … Read More

EP 297 – Go Big Or Go Home

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NCS 297 | Go Big

  Something everybody struggles with is the aspect of going bigger in your business. We all want to go big and do big things. A lot of the real estate seminars or gurus don’t prepare you to do big things. They prepare you for the one-off asset and they’re not helping you in the long run to really go big. They’re not helping you scale your business. Scaling is very important and you need to … Read More

EP 296 – Crushing Debt with Shawn Yesner

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NCS 296 | Crushing Debt

  If you’re working on note deals or foreclosure or just an investor looking for a very knowledgeable attorney to help you out with things related to the real estate business, you might want to seek out Shawn Yesner. Shawn is a bankruptcy lawyer with twenty years of bankruptcy and real estate experience. Shawn hosts the Crushing Debt podcast where he interviews realtors, mortgage originators, as well as different attorneys with specialties on probate, intellectual … Read More

EP 295 – Health Savings Accounts with Anne Marie Hollonds from Quest IRA

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NCS 295 | Health Savings Accounts

  In May 2017, the Federal Reserve published that 44% of Americans would not be able to pay a $400 unexpected medical bill. Anne Marie Hollands from Quest IRA talks about the basics of Health Savings Accounts and how you can take advantage of it for unexpected medical expenses. Anne Marie explains basically the HSA works as a plan where you can pay for your medical expenses tax-free. In order to qualify for it, you … Read More

EP 15 – Finding Focus In Your Note Business

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NNA 15 | Finding Focus

  We’re all, at different stages of our lives, struggle on a regular basis with things. One of the biggest things we’re always struggling with is finding focus. It’s a constant work in progress because we’re always dealing with the shiny object syndrome. We’re all struggling with a variety of different things to get things done. You’re not supposed to have a perfect balance wheel with everything. What you have to do is find some … Read More

EP 293 – Blame Me For Your Failures

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NCS 293 | Take Blame For Your Failures

  We are all responsible for our own success. Some people always look for somebody to blame for not having success in real estate. You got to know you can’t have success without failure in any type of investing. If you’re in a position of not having the type of success that you want and you’re not in the place that you want to be, you have two choices. You can either just continue along … Read More

EP 292 – I’m Back: Scott’s Biggest Takeaways From Traveling Abroad

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NCS 292 | Biggest Takeaways From Traveling Abroad

  One of the great things about traveling abroad is you are able to take in some of the advantages and disadvantages of travelling. There’s always the good, bad and ugly part of travel when you take a long, extended vacation. When you’re in the note business, it’s important to make sure everything keeps running. The beautiful thing about being in the note business is you don’t have to be here to have to take … Read More

EP 291 – When Life Throws You Curve Balls with Gail Villanueva and Cody Cox

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NCS 291 | When Life Throws You Curve Balls

  Gail Villanueva and Cody Cox discuss some things you could do when life throws you curve balls, because in life, sometimes you have to be Semper Gumby. If you aren’t flexible and adaptable both in life and in the note business, then it’s going to be very difficult. Curve balls can happen sometimes, both as personal and professional events. From a note perspective, you go through training, you build your processes, and you have … Read More

EP 290 – Different Ways To Market Yourself Using Video And Email with Eric Hyde and Katie Moton

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NCS 290 | Market Yourself

  Everybody out there is good at something and they know something that they can share to the world through their network of people. That should be an easy one, but another thought is what you do not know. Think about something that you don’t know, then do the research and learn how to do them. Eric Hyde and Katie Moton talk about different ways you can market yourself. Eric proves his point about how … Read More

EP 289 – What You Should Know About Nonperforming Firsts And Seconds with Patty Ped and Bill Griesmer

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NCS 289 | Nonperforming Firsts

  In the note business, the primary intent is to let the borrowers keep their home and happy about their choices. When you’re a nonperforming first note holder, you are first in line, you have a lot of flexibility going there, and you have a lot of options that you could provide the borrower to ensure that they can keep their home. Patty Ped of Aider Financials shares it’s more challenging to provide the help … Read More