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Prescribed to Death

According to statistics, each year over 22k Americans die from a prescription opioid overdose.  Almost every American either knows someone or is related to someone who has had trouble with prescription opioids.  Today’s infographic from the National Safety Council is a powerful reminder of these circumstances.  The NSC...
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Housing Starts Up 1.9%

The U.S. Government is reporting that privately owned housing starts in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,354,000, which is 1.9% higher than February’s revised estimate and 10.9% higher than March, 2017.  Single-family housing starts in March were at a rate of 867k, which is...
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Truths About U.S. Taxes

Tuesday, April 17th is the filing deadline for U.S. federal income tax returns.  With that in mind, today’s infographic from PDFelement shows us how the tax system works, how revenue is generated and the basics about what Americans do with their tax returns. Interestingly, they point out that...
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Property Taxes by U.S. County

U.S. Property Taxes Levied on Single Family Homes in 2017 increased 6% to More Than $ 293 Billion, according to a recent report by ATTOM Data Solutions.  The conclusion was part of their annual property tax analysis covering more than 86 million single family homes across the U.S. ...
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Connecting the Deals and Uniting Investors

Connecting the Deals and Uniting Investors By Troy Miller The more I talk to Real Estate Entrepreneurs the more I hear the same old story, tight margins, even tighter markets with little-to-no inventory (that makes sense to buy) and their wealth building strategy.  That is why I am...
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Addressing the Skilled Labor Gap

In today’s technology-driven times, there is critical need for skilled tradespeople. Electrical, plumbing and carpentry jobs are projected to see double-digit growth rates in the approaching years but will lack qualified men & women to fill them.  That’s why The Home Depot Foundation recently announced it was investing...
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What’s the Difference Between Traditional & Roth IRAs?

What’s the difference between a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA?  The handy chart shown below from Equity Trust takes a look at the similarities and differences between various features of each kind of account.  In addition, Equity Trust offers members of National REIA a very special offer...
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