Description : The Bucks Begin Here This book will take you step by step and show you how to realize big savings. The book includes: - Methods of estimating the value of income producing properties, including actual cases - How to sell one of your homes every two years without capital gains - Illustrations of how to evaluate two to four family homes - How to save thousands of dollars in savings on your mortgage interest - How to save up to 35% on your home owners insurance - How to find out if you are overpaying your real estate tax, including an actual case showing an appeal to a state appellate tax board, with request for abatement, along with supporting documentation. - How to shop around for the best mortgage. - How to keep score on your credit - Sample appraisals of single family homes - Items needed for the loan application - Information on how unquestioned fees can cost you a "bundle" - Conventional, FHA, and VA qualification worksheets - Information on buying a new home - Information on government assisted loans - A financial guide to help qualify your real estate goals - Helpful tables and forms
Description : Estate and Retirement Planning Answer Book (2009 Edition) provides expanded coverage of financial and estate planning strategies for implementing individualized solutions for the special problems associated with retaining accumulated wealth for retirement and estate planning purposes. With its comprehensive two-part approach to the complex issues that link retirement planning and estate planning, Estate and Retirement Planning Answer Book (2009 Edition), includes coverage of such topics as the final minimum distribution rules for individual retirement accounts and qualified plan distributions, the use of insurance as a qualified plan asset, and changes in the law to reflect the latest legislation.
Description : Count on this complete guide to setting up and managing an optometric practice! Business Aspects of Optometry covers everything related to the business side of a practice — such as selecting a location and staff, equipping the office, office administration and personnel management, marketing, options for a specialty practice, controlling costs, billing and reimbursement, risk management, and financial planning. To succeed in practice, this is the one resource you need! Unique! Expert authors are practice management educators who teach the course in optometry schools. A logical organization makes it easy to find practical information on managing your own practice or purchasing your own practice. Coverage of different types of ownership includes self-employment, individual proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Coverage of cost control issues compares the selection and use of an optical laboratory versus an in-house finishing lab. Risk management and insurance coverage provides an overview of personal, life, liability, and disability insurance. Coverage of financial planning and tax reporting discusses topics including IRAs, retirement plans, estate planning, and personal and business tax issues. Bulleted lists, tables, figures, and boxes help you locate valuable information quickly. Checklists provide a logical progression in completing tasks. NEW chapters expand the book’s scope of coverage, and include these topics: Personal and professional goal setting Resumes and interviews Debt management Principles of practice transfer Ethics Quality assurance Specialty practice Vision rehabilitation Coding and billing Financial decision making Exit strategies
Description : For the hundreds of thousands who buy writers’ guides every year, at last there’s one that tells the ugly truth: writers who can’t get published are usually making a lot of mistakes. This honest, often funny, book shows them how to identify their own missteps, stop listening to bad advice, and get to work. Drawing on his experience as founding editor of MacAdam/Cage, Pat Walsh gives writers what they need—specific, straightforward feedback to help them overcome bad habits and bad luck. He avoids the optimistic, sometimes misleading directions often found in publishing how-to books and presents the industry as it is, warts and all. Here is the first guide that tells writers just what the odds against them are and gives them practical tips for evening them.
Description : Investing in real estate is one of the safest ways to create wealth. The key to making a successful investment is to buy a property at a price that will allow you to get positive cash flow and make a profit upon the sale. This book will show you simple ways to quickly determine both the “as is” value of a property, as well as the value at which you could expect to sell the property, for maximum profits. Several worksheets are included, which will help simplify the process. This book is not meant to replace the appraiser, but as a tool to help you quickly determine a value, to help you make the right investment decision.