Ep 7: Norm and Norma Consider the Impact of Buying a Home on Achieving Financial Independence

Pro Tip: Listen to the podcast below and while you’re listening follow along with the charts below. Then, when you’re done, copy the  Scenario to your own Real Estate Financial Planner™ account to change any of the assumptions. Welcome to the Real Estate Financial Planner™ Podcast. I am your host, James Orr. This is Episode 7. Today we’re going to continue with  Norm and  Norma’s story. If you remember from the previous episode, Episode 6,  Norm and  Norma are 21-year-old recent college grads that are working in the tech department of a healthcare company. They’ve managed to save up $10,000 … Read more

Ep 6: Norm and Norma Invest in Stocks to Achieve Financial Independence

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Pro Tip: Listen to the podcast below and while you’re listening follow along with the charts below. Then, when you’re done, copy the  Scenario to your own Real Estate Financial Planner™ account to change any of the assumptions. Welcome to the Real Estate Financial Planner™ Podcast. I am your host, James Orr. This is Episode 6. Today we’re going to meet  Norm and  Norma.  Norm and  Norma met in college where they were both studying liberal arts. They graduated with bachelor’s degrees and do entry-level work in the technology department for a large healthcare company. They’re each 21-years old. They … Read more

Ep 5: Andrea Pays Off Properties Early with Cash Flow

Pro Tip: Listen to the podcast below and while you’re listening follow along with the charts below. Then, when you’re done, copy the  Scenario to your own Real Estate Financial Planner™ account to change any of the assumptions. In Episode 5,  Andrea asks herself a common question: should I pay off my properties early with extra cash flow? Plus these related questions: Will paying off properties early lead to achieving financial independence earlier? Will it increase or decrease my net worth? Will that increase or decrease my risk? Will it give me a higher or lower standard of living in … Read more

Ep 4: Andrea Hires Professional Property Manager

Pro Tip: Listen to the podcast below and while you’re listening follow along with the charts below. Then, when you’re done, copy the  Scenario to your own Real Estate Financial Planner™ account to change any of the assumptions. Welcome to the Real Estate Financial Planner™ Podcast. I am your host, James Orr. This is Episode 4. Today we’re going to continue with Andrea’s story. Previously, we had 40-year-old Andrea utilizing the Nomad™ real estate investing strategy acquiring 8 rental properties starting with $100,000 that she got in her divorce. Ultimately, she would end up with 9 properties… 8 rentals and … Read more

Ep 3: Andrea Invests in Stocks Instead of Nomading™

Pro Tip: Listen to the podcast below and while you’re listening follow along with the charts below. Then, when you’re done, copy the  Scenario to your own Real Estate Financial Planner™ account to change any of the assumptions. Welcome to the Real Estate Financial Planner™ Podcast. I am your host, James Orr. This is Episode 3. Today we’re going to continue with Andrea’s story. Previously, in episodes 1 and 2, Andrea had opted to utilize the Nomad™ real estate investing strategy…. and, she’ll be returning to that in episodes 4 and 5. But, for this episode, she went to meet … Read more

Ep 2: Andrea Gets $100 Per Month More In Rent

Pro Tip: Listen to the podcast below and while you’re listening follow along with the charts below. Then, when you’re done, copy the  Scenario to your own Real Estate Financial Planner™ account to change any of the assumptions. Welcome to the Real Estate Financial Planner™ podcast. I am your host, James Orr. This is Episode 2. Today we’re going to continue with Andrea’s story. Previously, in Episode 1, Andrea was using the Nomad™ strategy and buying properties that had about break-even cash flow at the time she was buying them. She has no experience investing in real estate or as … Read more

Ep 1: Andrea Buys 8 Rentals with Down Payments for 2

Pro Tip: Listen to the podcast below and while you’re listening follow along with the charts below. Then, when you’re done, copy the  Scenario to your own Real Estate Financial Planner™ account to change any of the assumptions. Welcome to the Real Estate Financial Planner™ Podcast. I am your host, James Orr. This is Episode 1. Today we’re going to meet Andrea: a 40-year-old, recently divorced, single mom of two young boys (ages 2 and 4). Andrea graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in accounting. After a few poor fits, she finally settled into a good job working … Read more