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The Future of Transportation

December 6, 2021

Lifestyle December 6, 2021/Lifestyle Technology today is truly amazing. Our lives, from the moment we wake up through the time we go to bed all depend on technologies that our parents’ generation could never have imagined. Sometimes I like to step back and marvel at the bigger picture. Self-driving cars will one day be the…

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Case Study: Reputation Pays

December 6, 2021

Investment December 6, 2021/Investment   Anybody who has worked with me knows how much I care about Alliance’s brand. I’m proud of building a business that earns consistent returns for our investors, treats everybody with respect, and moves more nimbly than our competitors. It’s fun to strive for perfection, but my focus on brand isn’t…

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Case Study: Landing a Whale

December 6, 2021

Investment December 6, 2021/Investment   In the world of net lease real estate, tenant quality can be the difference between mediocre and high-performing investments. Great tenants offer stable occupancy, high credit worthiness, and cash flow for years to come, with little active management required. When it’s time to sell, a brand name tenant boosts property…

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Real Estate’s Elephant in the Room

December 6, 2021

Investment December 6, 2021/Investment   Severe floods are happening more often and real estate investors need to pay attention. The United States has a heck of a lot of heavily populated coastline that is exposed to rising seas. Even away from the coasts, water damage is one of the quickest and surest ways to ruin…

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Rising Rates, New Opportunities

December 6, 2021

Financial December 6, 2021/Financial   We’ve now seen a full decade of very low interest rates, thanks to the financial crisis and the great recession that followed. That inexpensive money has fueled a boom across asset types – stocks, bonds, and real estate have all risen together, buoyed by a flood of cheap cash. But…

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Why I Dislike The NBA Draft Lottery

December 6, 2021

Lifestyle December 6, 2021/Lifestyle After watching another NBA draft lottery, I can’t help thinking that our sports leagues are kind of un-American. The draft punishes success and rewards failure. Add in forced revenue-sharing and salary caps, and the picture gets even worse. It’s socialism, and that’s not the American way. Championship squads take a lot…

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