By Dominique Brown On Monday, January 27th, 2014

Passive Income — Foolish Fantasy or Doable Daydream?

Some people view the concept of passive income in the same light as others view the perpetual motion machine and cold fusion … a great idea but pure fantasy. Somewhere between the true believers and the skeptics More...

By Dominique Brown On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Top 5 Things Your Real Estate Broker Won’t Tell You

There is an old stigma attached to real estate brokers. Most people are cautious of them because at times they can be too eager to make the sale that they intentionally “forget” to mention any detail that would More...

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By Dominique Brown On Thursday, January 16th, 2014

I Don’t Borrow—Why Should I Worry About My Credit Score?

People who don’t worry about their credit report and credit score are being short-sighted. The ubiquitous credit score enjoys a wider following than in past years. Maybe upwardly mobile, corporate ladder climbers More...

By Dominique Brown On Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The Most Important Thing to Do with Every Rental Property Purchase

Recently, I identified what I thought was a dream property. This property reminded me of first rental property deal. It was one of those too good to be true deals. I have a very simple criteria for every rental More...


Did you know?

African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study