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Real Estate Investing - Taking Control Of Your Life

Jan 25, 2008
Real Estate Investing is a vehicle that you can use to begin taking control of your life. Many Americans are completely reliant on their jobs to earn a living. This means his or her financial present and future is under the control of someone else. That just does not seem right.

Downsizing and layoffs are at an all time high and job security does not exist. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their life savings and retirement plans to corporate mismanagement and scandals. In short it is no longer safe to place your future in the hands of a faceless company.

Real Estate Investing offers a safe way to earn extra money, and learn some new skills, which can help you take charge of your financial well-being. You do not have to quit your job; in fact I would not recommend that.

You can learn Real Estate Investing in your spare time and build the skills and knowledge that will eventually allow you to quit your day job.

Even if you have no desire to quit your job, Real Estate Investing can give you a back up income. If you were to lose your job, wouldn't it be nice to have a way to earn money while looking for a new job? Think of it like a parachute, in case of an emergency.

The only true way to take control of your financial destiny is to build your own business. Of course this is much easier said than done. You must want to do more than simply "have" a business, you must be able to make money with it, or it is useless.

You can not expect to get rich overnight and quit your job the next day. Despite what you hear on TV or read on the Internet, this vary rarely happens.

A successful business requires planning, dedication, motivation, desire, skill and a sound product. These are not things you can magically get overnight.

Everyone is capable of succeeding on their own, but many of us have been programmed by society, our family, friends and others that working for someone else is the only route available. This simply is not true.

Job security disappeared a long time ago. Most companies are only concerned with the bottom line, which means employees are expendable at any time. Do you really want to gamble your future on this type of company? You should, at a very minimum have a back up plan.

Take control of your life. It is not safe to leave your financial well being in the hands of someone else. Building a thriving business is the only way to assure your financial security and take control of your life. You must choose a business that has very little risk, a stable product and the ability to grow.

For many people Real Estate Investing is the perfect business to build (at least consider), as it offers a flexible schedule, a never ending market, no licensing requirements and the opportunity to earn a tremendous amount of money.
About the Author
Chris Parks is an Entrepreneur & Real Estate Investor who created Real Estate Investing for Newbies to teach and assist new Real Estate Investors in a step-by-step and easy-to-understand manner. Get Your Free 7-Day E-Course Here: http://www.REIforNewbies.com (c)Copyright http://www.REIforNewbies.com
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