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Do you focus on where you are going?

This post is half life and half real estate.  Notice how nicely that balances?  In my experience talking with folks about life or real estate investing and it's challenges and how "risky" it is, it becomes obvious that some tend to focus on the past or the possibility of failure.  Someone will say to me, I'm never getting married because marriages end in divorce or real estate investing is too risky and I heard that you could lose a lot of money if you invest.  My point here is that the world…See More
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Here is a real look at how a small investment can be worth millions!

This is an example of the power of higher investment returns like the type you usually can achieve with real estate investments.  Remember that real estate is a get rich slow process.  So imagine that you are 35 years old and you have invested $50,000 into your IRA.  After 30 years and age 65 you are ready to retire and your IRA returned 8% over that period of time.  You would have $503,133.  Not bad but consider that real estate investments tend to be closer to 10-15% ROI on average.  At 10%…See More
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Here is a real look at how a small investment can be worth millions!

This is an example of the power of higher investment returns like the type you usually can achieve with real estate investments.  Remember that real estate is a get rich slow process.  So imagine that you are 35 years old and you have invested $50,000 into your IRA.  After 30 years and age 65 you are ready to retire and your IRA returned 8% over that period of time.  You would have $503,133.  Not bad but consider that real estate investments tend to be closer to 10-15% ROI on average.  At 10%…See More
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Michael Galvan replied to Michael Galvan's discussion The Wealth Building Process. in the group Wealth Building with Real Estate
"Hi Joel, I am glad you found the discussion helpful.  Now I want to challenge you to determine the best way to keep yourself focused and on track.  Discover why you are losing focus.  What is the underlying emotion that is holding you…"
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Michael Galvan replied to Michael Galvan's discussion Why real estate should be a part of your financial plan. in the group Wealth Building with Real Estate
"Christine, you are so right.  Real estate should be a part of the overall financial plan.  Here is to your success. Mike"
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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
church marketplace ministry
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Retired as a paramedic for the Chicago Fire Dept in 2013 and I am the Managing Partner for Gally Development Company which invests in Real Estate, manages property and construction projects as well as consulting. I am currently looking to develop 4-5 additional streams of income either thru businesses or other types of investments
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
I am pursuing a goal of having my passive income streams exceed my expenses with the ultimate goal of retiring from my employee/self employed jobs. Goal reached in 2013
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
My deepest passion is my family especially my wife who has always believed in me. Along that line my goals are to deepen my marital relationship, mentor my children to live out their dreams in a viable,realistic and practical way that produces extraordinary even supernatural results in their lives.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I have strong management abilities, can advise or educate those who are willing to learn and I believe I have the gift of giving. In other words I can share from what I have.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://gallydevelopment.com
More than one website?
http://catalystcoachnation.com
If you have a product or service to promote (now or in the near future) this is your shot to state it! Say all you'd like:
My business is investing. That means peoples lives, real estate, business, consulting, sales, marketing and educating and any combination of all of these. I consider my business model as dynamic and expandable so I am always preparing for growth. I also believe that partnerships are a key to taking any business venture, idea to the next level of success.

Michael Galvan's Blog

Can you see the end at the beginning?

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 4:44pm 3 Comments

I wonder how many of us give up on a dream or pursuit of a worthwhile cause due to adverse or difficult circumstances.  Seemingly unending frustrations or discouraging results as we work toward that dream can temporarily defeat the most determined dreamer.  This reminds me of a great story about Florence Chadwick.  She was the first woman to swim the English Channel.  She spent years of training and disciplined her body to keep going long after it needed rest.  Doubt crept in as she stood on…

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Change your view and your success will skyrocket!

Posted on December 9, 2013 at 11:30am 3 Comments

Here I am sitting at my desk in my new home office looking out to the west as the sun begins to make it's way down.  I see a beautiful fishing pond, a tree filled lot, beautiful homes, an amazing neighborhood and I have a great sense of peace deep within and I know that I am a success.  This view out my office window has simply served to remind me of God's blessings and goodness and that is a huge part of my success.  I mentioned that this is a NEW office because in my old office my desk was…

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Finding the Money!

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 11:27am 3 Comments

Without a doubt money is never the problem when it comes to funding your next great business venture or real estate deal or your invention that is poised to change the world.  The greatest obstacle to funding your next venture is your thoughts.  In the words of one of my mentors, Robert Kiyosaki, "there is no greater obstacle than a thought."  If you THINK about it you will see that  I am on to something here.  When I understood this concept it enabled me to purchase a million dollar…

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False Expectations Appearing Real

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 10:29am 2 Comments

One week ago today, the bombings occurred at the Boston Marathon. I watched a lot of the news coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt afterward. I rarely watch the news because it is depressing. 
My prayers go out to everyone in that horrific event last week. The individuals and families of those who were killed or injured most importantly, but also for what was stolen from every runner and athlete. 
My understanding is that the Boston Marathon is the…
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At 2:33pm on September 6, 2014, Frank Santino said…
Thanks Michael. I look forward on becoming an active and contributing member
At 10:53am on December 31, 2013, Jeff Walters said…

Mike – Thanks for the warm welcome.  I’m in the process right now of laying out my Five-Year plan to become self-employed with multiple streams of income.  Real Estate investing will be in that mix.  I look forward to learning from you and other members on this excellent site.

At 1:23pm on September 15, 2013, stephen rager said…

Thanks for welcoming me to the group.

At 8:47am on September 14, 2013, Edwil Antolin said…

Thank you for the warm welcome, Michael.  I look forward to being a member of the group.

Edwil

At 11:11am on April 16, 2013, Stephen Rummey said…

Thanks Mike. Looking forward to it!

At 12:35pm on March 29, 2013, Frances Butler said…

Thank you very much, Michael and I look forward to your comments.

 

At 9:20pm on December 16, 2012, Jeff Dickey said…
Thanks for the welcome. I look forward to learning and getting involved in rei.
At 7:31am on September 5, 2012, Melanie Goodwin Riekena said…

Thank you for the welcome, Mike! I am absorbing the .net community and look forward to more involvement with everyone!

At 8:41pm on July 29, 2012, Ronnie Boyd said…

Mike, I know we were going to try and talk a week or so ago. I have had a ton on my plate.

We were going to discuss some coaching, presently I am working with Dan(been working 1 on 1 with him for a few months now) and don't have the extra cash to put into another coach today. But I hope maybe we can work something out in the near future. I'm looking forward to meeting you soon.

At 5:06am on June 2, 2012, Denise Holmquist said…

Thank you for the welcome, Mike.  I look forward to soaking up info on the subject in preparation for putting a plan together.  I fully believe in developing income streams but have only talked about it.  I am ready to look at this to build for the future.  I once had a GA real estate license but, unfortunately, let it lapse.  That was very short-sighted. I will be interested to read how group members are using real estate related businesses to build wealth.

Denny

 
 
 

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