The real estate market has frequently been the victim of recession, and as a result, investors have not always viewed the industry as a priority. However, as the world evolves and the demands of society changes, real estate is beginning to emerge as a prime investment opportunity for venture capitalists. What’s at the root of this development?
It may be every parent’s worst nightmare to one day realize that they have failed to teach their child the skills they need to survive alone in the world. Instead of letting this fear haunt you, be proactive. Help your child grow into a functional adult by teaching them responsibility, essential life skills, and humanity. This is by no means an extensive list, but it’s a start.
As the owner of The Learning Experience (TLE) center, I value early education, but I often have parents ask me why they should consider enrolling their children in an early childhood education program. Children that are enrolled in early-childhood education programs show an increase in graduation rates, a decrease in grade retention, and reduced placement in special education classes.
Having worked in a variety of fields, time and time again people wonder what makes a person successful. To that I say, it always comes back to communication. Knowing how to properly communicate in person and through phone, email, and social media will help you get hired, score a promotion, and find success in your career.
Since before George Bush’s “No Child Left Behind,” the U.S. has been working to increase the performance levels in students across the country. As more schoolchildren haven fall short on their benchmarks, the need for a change has become evident.
One recent solution is to lengthen the school day. While many districts have discussed this idea, there have been many suggests for the extended amount of time, varying from 2 hours to as little as 30 minutes. Many believe longer days is the solution...
We live in a technology-driven world, but given the rapid growth in the industry, people are often concerned about the risks associated with these new gadgets. Since tech developed rapidly, the jury is still out on how it will impact future generations, but that hasn’t stopped technology from encroaching on the lives of youth at school.
Listing your home or shopping for a new home is both exciting and exhausting all at the same time. Luckily, you have an ally in it all – your realtor. Unfortunately, not all realtors are created equal. People sometimes assume that realtors are trained for every sect within the industry. After years in the real estate investment industry, I compiled a few best practices for picking a realtor that suits your needs.
For this week of my Life Insurance and Who Needs It series, I’m going to discuss why life insurance is imperative for retirees. The misnomer goes that once you retire, your debts are paid, and you are ready just to kick back and relax. As a result, some people assume that because they are retired, they don’t need life insurance, which isn’t the case.
This category is a bit more nuanced since retirees tend to have varying levels of financial responsibility. As a result – the retirees category ...
While rental properties offer a considerable income, they also come along with a substantial amount of expenses. As a property investor or property manager, you need to understand these costs to estimate your profit and maintain it for that matter.
People associate most lost income with turnovers. Aside from the simple fact that moveouts are a hassle, they also come with maintenance. Depending on the condition of the unit, you need to paint walls, repair appliances, and comp...
Putting it simply, if someone depends on you financially, you need life insurance. That being said, situations vary, and therefore there are varying degrees of dependency.
At Hagaman Insurance Group we try to break it into a few overarching cases (although we understand this doesn’t account for every possible situation) to help simplify the process a bit for our customers. The first category I am going to touch on with my Life Insurance and Who Needs It breakdowns are customers with family ob...
Thanks to the age-old saying that ‘you have to spend money to make money,’ people overestimate how much you have to spend, especially when it comes to increasing your home’s value. After spending the last seven years in the real estate investment world, I have a few quick cosmetic tips that quickly increase the value of your home.
Paint your front door.
It’s easy to underestimate curb appeal, but it really does go a long way. An easy way to catch buyers’ eyes is to paint your front door with ...
It finally happened. The time has come where need to find an insurance plan that suits your needs. Maybe you just graduated from your mom and dad’s insurance or maybe you have realized your plan isn’t working for you the way it should. That is where I, Robert Hagaman, come into the picture.
After more than twenty years in the insurance industry and now acting as president and CEO of Hagaman Insurance group, I sometimes see people who don’t know where to begin when it comes to purchasing insur...