The Real Freedom Podcast: The Wealth Creation Podcast
By Nicole Rivers
Conversations that highlight the eye-opening journeys of individuals who are creating wealth and financial freedom in real estate, investing, and entrepreneurship - and breaking molds along the way. Learn about strategies and opportunities to build wealth, increase cash flow, and get on the road to financial freedom with host and residential lending expert, Nicole Rivers, as she talks to guest, who are making their mark in real estate, investing, finance, and entrepreneurship; about their journeys, their missteps, their challenges, their wins, and their lessons
On today's show I'm sharing my personal goals for attaining F.I.R.E (Financial Independence Retire Early). I've made a commitment to this goal and this month I took some steps that I believe will further my progress.
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Toni Robinson, a techpreneur who has been breaking barriers in the male-dominated field of tech for over 15 years. She talks about her corporate career dealing with sometimes isolating nature of being one of a hand full of women in her company, and her Big Leap into entrepreneurship that was 5 years in the making.
Toni drops gems on:
- dealing with doubts from family as an entrepreneur
- going from solopreneur to a business that includes contractors
- packaging skills and knowledge and multiple streams of income
- growing a business v. creating a brand
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- https://www.amazon.com/Will-Test-Business-Waste-Money/dp/0997082305 -
- Instagram: @stilettos_n_screwdrivers
- Twitter: @hottechsns
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On this episode, I'm sharing an update on how my own journey into real estate investing is going. I share updates on managing my 9 to 5 and juggling multiple endeavors and interest while also creating a podcast.
I talk about the challenges I've faced being a "multi-hyphenate" and staying on track with my projects and clients - this is not a perfect system. I'm also sharing some of the tools I use to help me stay organized and productive as I grow.
Tune in to hear the latest!
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In the guest chair today, is a dynamic power couple from Louisville, Kentucky.
Darius and Courtney Pettway, are the founders of Pettway Estates a real estate investment company that specializes in revitalization, community improvement and generational wealth.
Thought they never intended or even knew that real estate investing was something that they would not only get involved in, but would play a major role in their future vision, they have found success and new ways to serve the communities they love.
- Building a Team
- Revitalizing Neighborhoods
- Taking special care of the elderly in the community
- Getting started in Real Estate Investing
- Finding Private Investors
- Creating Property Packets
- Building a Professional Business
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Pettway Estates – @pettwayestates, @dariuspettway,
The Real Freedom Pod – @therealfreedompod
In this episode I talk a bit about the 4 basic areas lenders review when pre-approving or pre-qualifying borrowers. I also touch on some tips to improve credit and apps that are helpful for monitoring credit.
On this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Kendra Barnes, Real Estate Investor and creator of The Key Resource. Kendra's business is based in D.C. and she shares her insights on wealth building, her journey along with her husband from newbie investors to owning and managing multiple units, and why promoting education about real estate investing is especially important for the women and the Black community .
We talk about funding, Kendra's personal money story, "house hacking" and much more. Be sure to listen in!
Book: Long Distance Real Estate Investing: How to Buy, Rehab, and Manage Out-of-State Rental Properties, by David Green, available on Amazon.com
We're talking title insurance with Erika Baldino of Kensington Vanguard title. She is a title insurance expert and in this episode she schools us on the real deal when it comes to title insurance.
Homebuyers usually have to have and Real Estate Investors usually choose to have it, but why?
In this episode we talk about:
- title insurance what is and why we need it
- what makes title insurance in New Jersey so different that other states
- how does one shop for title insurance
- should realtors be concerned about recommending title companies in a transaction
- how title insurance protects real estate investors
- who is required to have title insurance
If you've ever wondered about title insurance and the level of protection it offers, this episode is one you'll want to check out from beginning to end!
Cynthia Lubin a New Jersey realtor and CPA talks about the new tax law changes that will take effect for 2018 tax filings. We chat about how they could affect home buyers and the residential real estate market. We also discuss the benefits of home ownership that still exists and how you may be able to take advantage in this hot 2018 housing market! This podcast is for informational purposes ONLY, seek tax advise for your situation from your Accountant.
A preview of the a recent chat with Realtor and CPA, Cynthia Lubin. Cynthia is a New Jersey based real estate agent who has uses her accounting knowledge to help home buyers make the most out of their property purchase. In this episode we briefly touch on sole of the effects of the 2018 tax reform on home buyers and home ownership. Full interview will be released soon.