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5 Small Secrets to Keep Yourself Sane at the Office This Year

January 8, 2014

Labels: Sounds simple but taking 5 seconds to label a folder or put a sticky note on a pile of paper clipped papers will save you an enormous amount of searching. We would all like to say that we have everything in organized folders but we all have that one folder or pile deemed our […]

5 Tips to Achieve Your New Year Goals

December 26, 2013

“New year, new me,” we’ve all said some variation of this statements in our lives. People think of the New Year as a fresh start. A time where they can set new goals. A season of, “out with the old and in with the new”. For some people this means dropping that extra 10 pounds, […]

Raub’s Rules of Real Estate 21-25

December 6, 2013

21. What matters is doing the RIGHT things, not just things right. 22. Debt makes you a slave. Keep the chains light enough so that when you need to, you can remove them. 23. Under promise, but over perform. Set realistic and achievable goals. Exceed expectations. 24. Always be closing! A-B-C 25. Expect and anticipate […]

Raub’s Rules Of Real Estate 16-20

December 4, 2013

16. Good decisions increase you options for the future, while poor decisions limit your options, thereby limiting your flexibility. 17. Ask more then you are willing to settle for. It will leave you room to negotiate and may wind up with better deal. 18. Create an environment where those around you really want you to […]

Raub’s Rules of Real Estate 11-15

December 2, 2013

11. Enemies decrease your power, while allies increase your power. 12. Employ your resources- self, others, things- in accordance with their capabilities. Know your own limitations and don’t be afraid to stretch yourself. You never know your limits until you exceed them! 13. Don’t reinforce failure. Resources are too precious to squander. Cut your loses […]

Things You Should Consider When Thinking About Retirement

October 2, 2013

If the economic woes in the U.S. over the past decade have taught the Baby Boomer Generation anything, it’s that no matter how much you plan you cannot predict every economic trend. There is no guarantee your 401K will earn as much as you will need or that your estimated expenses for retirement will be […]

Texas Leaves a Mark in Business Facilities Rankings

September 16, 2013

Every year Business Facilities rank the states to determine where each state stands in different areas including income per capita, best infrastructure, natural gas production leaders and many other categories. Last year’s report resulted in Texas being the 2012 State of the Year. In the 9th annual report released August 30th Texas once again was […]

Goal Achieving or Stress Relieving

August 30, 2013

Goal achieving- A profit making activity that supports your business plan. Stress Relieving- A nice break but doesn’t directly bring in profit. Activities that can consume your day, things that make you feel busy but aren’t actually productive just soothing. A wise old broker once said, “Always ask yourself, ‘is this a commissionable activity?’” Does […]

More Jobs Coming to San Antonio Area

July 23, 2013

Texas continues to boom! Amazon has announced that they will start hiring full-time employees for the 1 million square foot fulfillment center they are opening in Schertz. In addition  Wal-Mart is expected to hire approximately 1200 people for the four new stores opening in the Northeast Side (Foster Poad and Binz Engleman), the West Side […]

San Antonio Business Friendly

July 5, 2013

San Antonio has been listed as #4 on CNN’s – “8 most business-friendly cities”. The article reports that the slower pace and lower costs of living are a huge part of the city’s appeal. Other Texas cities that could be found on this “business-friendly list” were – Houston, Austin and Dallas. For the complete list: […]

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