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2012 

This was shared with me by a fellow co-worker. It really is educational as to what our government was set up to be by the founding fathers. I hate watching a 10 minute video, but I will tell you that this one really is worth it. In the end, it scares me the path that our country and government is...
Posted over 1 year ago
Tired of working so hard at your current company and beating your head against a wall?  My thoughts are that we work too hard in this business to not get our deals closed and to not get paid.  I work really hard, but I close my deals and get paid.  I get paid well for what I do. Our culture is su...
Posted over 1 year ago
It's been a great summer!  I had a great friend of mine give my kids some nice patriotic wear!  This was such a fun summer.  So...we had to take a picture to capture the moment.  Even in our brutal heat....my kids had to throw the big sweaty hats on.  It's been a lot of fun, but here's one event ...
Posted over 1 year ago
I was in Denver this week, listening to some radio station when the DJ tells the story about a guy by the name of George Dennehy. He was born with no arms. His story, from what I hear, is that he applied for a major college music scholarship. I saw this video and it's absolutely incredible. In an...
Posted over 1 year ago
Everyone is a snob about something.  Me????  It's not Pizza, but I will say that I LOVE Pizza so much that I can tell you when the Pizza is extraordinary, just OK, or sometimes it just downright sucks. Now comes Fio's Pizza in Saint Charles.  It's loacated in Wasco, Illinois, just a few miles wes...
Posted over 1 year ago
Over the last 2 weeks, I have received 7 calls from Active Rain for a mortgage.  That includes purchases and refinances.  I'm blown away and, quite frankly, it's quite amazing.  In any event....I got to thinking that it really stuns me for one reason in particular. I have been very inconsistent i...
Posted almost 2 years ago
So I'm sitting here thinking about a great Friday Night Tune. Can you say that it's great to have a Friday Night? I love it! In any event, I'm sitting here listening to some classics. The best of the best! Here's an all time Rock and Roll Favorite. Rock of Ages by Def Leppard
Posted almost 2 years ago
So the CFPB or the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hereinafter know as the CFPB or a renegade authority that is accountable to absolutely no one....has created an 1,100 page rule to deal with Good Faith Estimates and the Truth in Lending statements.  I feel like just ending this blog post he...
Posted almost 2 years ago
So I can't tell you how awesome it was to be in Door County over the 4th of July.  We had a blast and we threw the best fireworks display in Door County this year.  13 years and counting.  With our firework's permit we had over $8,000 worth of fireworks and 300 people in attendance.  3 Yachts wat...
Posted almost 2 years ago
I had set my goals to double my income in 2012.  So.....it comes as no surprise that June 30th was such a defining moment in my year.  Year to date, I'm just a smidge under my goal of doubling my income this year.  That's HUGE for me for two reasons. First, the first quarter is always the lowest ...
Posted almost 2 years ago
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