“Henry Gribbohm says he lost his life savings, $2,600, on a carnival game and all he has to show for it is a stuffed banana with dreadlocks.”
You can find the entire story here – http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/04/29/nh-man-loses-life-savings-on-carnival-game/
People around the country are going crazy with their life savings.
With one of the lotteries now projected to win over $600 Million tonight, people from all over the country are spending like mad trying to win the jackpot.
One Arizona couple, who has already won two much smaller lotteries, spends about $10,000 a year buying more tickets. It’s nearly 10% of what they make from their previous winnings!
You can find their story here – http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2013/03/couple-who-won-million-dollar-lottery-twice-credits-persistence/
Of course, if you want to spend a couple bucks on the lottery for the fun of it – enjoy. Just don’t go crazy and start spending money you can’t afford to lose …. the odds are 1 in 175 million that you will win. A math geek explains the real odds of winning here.
If you plan to be a little more realistic about your investments, and know that real estate holds a better chance at providing a real return on your time and money, you need to join us Monday night at WREIA. We will have a room full of people who have made a real difference in their lives through real estate. No matter where you are in your career there will be some nugget of information you can take away from the evening and use in your business.
Whether you are getting started, thinking about moving to full time investing, or ready to flip out a few of your rentals to long term multi-family holds though a 1031 Exchange – we will have some updated strategies for you.
2013 is different from years past, and we are going to be talking about some of the reasons why things “feel” different.
Keep going today, stay motivated and get your ticket to WREIA for this Monday, May 20th. We are going to help you lay out a business roadmap for the last half of 2013.
Let me know if there is anything I can do to help your business,
Washington REIA Network, President