What we're about

While everyone wants a great return, we can not forget Warren Buffet's famous quote. What's Rule #1? Don't lose money. What's Rule #2? ... Read Rule #1.

Do you want to make 8 - 10%+ on your investments? Is safety a concern for you? Do you want to find deals to fund with your self directed IRA? Do you want to see how other investors are making better than market returns while having good security in hard assets?
Having enough passive income to live comfortably is our goal. We share with you the journey that led us to investing in private mortgages. I've built a portfolio of smaller mortgages (none in California) that pay all my bills. Let's do this together!

Are you a Bigger Pockets member? Let's get together and tell war stories :) We meet online by video on the 2nd Tuesday of the month @ this Zoom URL: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 Join Us!

What's your flavor of real estate investing? Buy and hold? Hard money? Out of state? Come share with others and trade ideas.

Investing is a team sport. Going it alone leads to big mistakes. I know, I've made them all (I hope). By working together, we can build the futures we want for ourselves and families.

Meetup leader is a private investor and lender. Not a real estate broker or guru of any kind.

Instructions: We meet online by video on the 2nd Wednesday of the month @ this Zoom URL: https://zoom.us/j/349751671

• For Calendar Reminders: Download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system!
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Upcoming events (5+)

Real Estate and Mortgage Investing ONLINE EDITION!

ZOOM Online Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/349751671)

Hi Fellow Rule #1 Investors! PROTECT YOUR ASSETS IN THE COMING CORRECTION! Join us Online: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 When: 2nd Wednesday of the Month, 6:30pm PST Get on the monthly Zoom call and let's talk shop. Are you an active real estate or mortgage note investor? Let's share war stories and help us all get better. Every month we talk about current deals, good and bad. Jump on the call and learn from our mistakes! Also uploaded to YouTube under "stevehodgdon" where you can listen to back episodes. Meetings are 2nd Wednesday of the month 6:30pm Pacific time. NOTE THAT THE MEETING ID HAS CHANGED! Topic: Notes and Out of State Investing Time: Nov 14,[masked]:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Every month on the Second Wed, until May 08, 2019, 7 occurrence(s) Nov 14,[masked]:30 PM Dec 12,[masked]:30 PM Jan 9,[masked]:30 PM Feb 13,[masked]:30 PM Mar 13,[masked]:30 PM Apr 10,[masked]:30 PM May 8,[masked]:30 PM Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Monthly: https://zoom.us/meeting/349751671/ics?icsToken=8b70df42e0ae83d24229044d5b257e038bdd7ad2e340018d59997cd3645cc08d Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 Or iPhone one-tap : US: [masked],,[masked]# or [masked],,[masked]# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: [masked] or [masked] Meeting ID:[masked] International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/adGsEbVdQn Are you a Bigger Pockets member? Let's get together! What's a good return on investment? 8%? 10%? 25%? How much risk do you want? I like the "SWAN" (Sleep Well at Night) investment idea. But I always like the action of the big win. We will explore purchasing discounted mortgage notes and real estate assets. Cashflow is important. And maximizing tax benefits is crucial too. We give at least 50 cents of every dollar to the IRS and California. Discover self directed IRAs, Roths, HSA's as tools to shelter income from taxes. Anything goes! As long as it's not the stock market or parking money in the bank at 1%. Come share your experience and learn from your peers. What's your magic number? We all have one. Let's find it together. Every meeting will cover a different investment idea and there will be lots of time for exchanging ideas. Investing is a TEAM SPORT! Come join the team!

Real Estate and Mortgage Investing ONLINE EDITION!

ZOOM Online Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/349751671)

Hi Fellow Rule #1 Investors! PROTECT YOUR ASSETS IN THE COMING CORRECTION! Join us Online: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 When: 2nd Wednesday of the Month, 6:30pm PST Get on the monthly Zoom call and let's talk shop. Are you an active real estate or mortgage note investor? Let's share war stories and help us all get better. Every month we talk about current deals, good and bad. Jump on the call and learn from our mistakes! Also uploaded to YouTube under "stevehodgdon" where you can listen to back episodes. Meetings are 2nd Wednesday of the month 6:30pm Pacific time. NOTE THAT THE MEETING ID HAS CHANGED! Topic: Notes and Out of State Investing Time: Nov 14,[masked]:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Every month on the Second Wed, until May 08, 2019, 7 occurrence(s) Nov 14,[masked]:30 PM Dec 12,[masked]:30 PM Jan 9,[masked]:30 PM Feb 13,[masked]:30 PM Mar 13,[masked]:30 PM Apr 10,[masked]:30 PM May 8,[masked]:30 PM Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Monthly: https://zoom.us/meeting/349751671/ics?icsToken=8b70df42e0ae83d24229044d5b257e038bdd7ad2e340018d59997cd3645cc08d Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 Or iPhone one-tap : US: [masked],,[masked]# or [masked],,[masked]# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: [masked] or [masked] Meeting ID:[masked] International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/adGsEbVdQn Are you a Bigger Pockets member? Let's get together! What's a good return on investment? 8%? 10%? 25%? How much risk do you want? I like the "SWAN" (Sleep Well at Night) investment idea. But I always like the action of the big win. We will explore purchasing discounted mortgage notes and real estate assets. Cashflow is important. And maximizing tax benefits is crucial too. We give at least 50 cents of every dollar to the IRS and California. Discover self directed IRAs, Roths, HSA's as tools to shelter income from taxes. Anything goes! As long as it's not the stock market or parking money in the bank at 1%. Come share your experience and learn from your peers. What's your magic number? We all have one. Let's find it together. Every meeting will cover a different investment idea and there will be lots of time for exchanging ideas. Investing is a TEAM SPORT! Come join the team!

Real Estate and Mortgage Investing ONLINE EDITION!

ZOOM Online Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/349751671)

Hi Fellow Rule #1 Investors! PROTECT YOUR ASSETS IN THE COMING CORRECTION! Join us Online: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 When: 2nd Wednesday of the Month, 6:30pm PST Get on the monthly Zoom call and let's talk shop. Are you an active real estate or mortgage note investor? Let's share war stories and help us all get better. Every month we talk about current deals, good and bad. Jump on the call and learn from our mistakes! Also uploaded to YouTube under "stevehodgdon" where you can listen to back episodes. Meetings are 2nd Wednesday of the month 6:30pm Pacific time. NOTE THAT THE MEETING ID HAS CHANGED! Topic: Notes and Out of State Investing Time: Nov 14,[masked]:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Every month on the Second Wed, until May 08, 2019, 7 occurrence(s) Nov 14,[masked]:30 PM Dec 12,[masked]:30 PM Jan 9,[masked]:30 PM Feb 13,[masked]:30 PM Mar 13,[masked]:30 PM Apr 10,[masked]:30 PM May 8,[masked]:30 PM Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Monthly: https://zoom.us/meeting/349751671/ics?icsToken=8b70df42e0ae83d24229044d5b257e038bdd7ad2e340018d59997cd3645cc08d Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 Or iPhone one-tap : US: [masked],,[masked]# or [masked],,[masked]# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: [masked] or [masked] Meeting ID:[masked] International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/adGsEbVdQn Are you a Bigger Pockets member? Let's get together! What's a good return on investment? 8%? 10%? 25%? How much risk do you want? I like the "SWAN" (Sleep Well at Night) investment idea. But I always like the action of the big win. We will explore purchasing discounted mortgage notes and real estate assets. Cashflow is important. And maximizing tax benefits is crucial too. We give at least 50 cents of every dollar to the IRS and California. Discover self directed IRAs, Roths, HSA's as tools to shelter income from taxes. Anything goes! As long as it's not the stock market or parking money in the bank at 1%. Come share your experience and learn from your peers. What's your magic number? We all have one. Let's find it together. Every meeting will cover a different investment idea and there will be lots of time for exchanging ideas. Investing is a TEAM SPORT! Come join the team!

Real Estate and Mortgage Investing ONLINE EDITION!

ZOOM Online Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/349751671)

Hi Fellow Rule #1 Investors! PROTECT YOUR ASSETS IN THE COMING CORRECTION! Join us Online: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 When: 2nd Wednesday of the Month, 6:30pm PST Get on the monthly Zoom call and let's talk shop. Are you an active real estate or mortgage note investor? Let's share war stories and help us all get better. Every month we talk about current deals, good and bad. Jump on the call and learn from our mistakes! Also uploaded to YouTube under "stevehodgdon" where you can listen to back episodes. Meetings are 2nd Wednesday of the month 6:30pm Pacific time. NOTE THAT THE MEETING ID HAS CHANGED! Topic: Notes and Out of State Investing Time: Nov 14,[masked]:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Every month on the Second Wed, until May 08, 2019, 7 occurrence(s) Nov 14,[masked]:30 PM Dec 12,[masked]:30 PM Jan 9,[masked]:30 PM Feb 13,[masked]:30 PM Mar 13,[masked]:30 PM Apr 10,[masked]:30 PM May 8,[masked]:30 PM Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Monthly: https://zoom.us/meeting/349751671/ics?icsToken=8b70df42e0ae83d24229044d5b257e038bdd7ad2e340018d59997cd3645cc08d Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/349751671 Or iPhone one-tap : US: [masked],,[masked]# or [masked],,[masked]# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: [masked] or [masked] Meeting ID:[masked] International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/adGsEbVdQn Are you a Bigger Pockets member? Let's get together! What's a good return on investment? 8%? 10%? 25%? How much risk do you want? I like the "SWAN" (Sleep Well at Night) investment idea. But I always like the action of the big win. We will explore purchasing discounted mortgage notes and real estate assets. Cashflow is important. And maximizing tax benefits is crucial too. We give at least 50 cents of every dollar to the IRS and California. Discover self directed IRAs, Roths, HSA's as tools to shelter income from taxes. Anything goes! As long as it's not the stock market or parking money in the bank at 1%. Come share your experience and learn from your peers. What's your magic number? We all have one. Let's find it together. Every meeting will cover a different investment idea and there will be lots of time for exchanging ideas. Investing is a TEAM SPORT! Come join the team!

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