A Tale of Two Painters

I am perplexed. If you read the paper you can tell how bad the housing market is here. With that comes the decline in home improvement which hits the trades people hard. Very hard. I know of at least three crews that I had bid jobs over the winter that are no longer in the […]

My Buy-and-Hold Performance Metric – Cost per Equity Dollar

If you’re even a semi-regular reader of this blog, then you already know that I’m a huge fan of buying and holding properties as rentals, because it can yield and infinite ROI (See the post on NOOP). In a nutshell, NOOP demonstrated a repeatable process where you buy a property for cash (business credit, private […]

You Never Could Tax Your Way to Prosperity

Lest you think that this is a diatribe related to politics, relax. Long, long ago I gave up letting the micro-brains in government (both elected and unelected) impact by disposition. No, this is a post about economics. And basic economics at that. I have long believed that the framers of our constitution should have included […]