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Muhammad Ali and The Beatles. Salvador Dali and Walt Disney. Andy Warhol and Alfred Hitchcock. Even Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon. Every now and then, you see a photo or read an article about a chance encounter between people like this and you can’t help but think, “I wish I could have been a ...
07/12/2012
The most recent curveball the real estate market has served up for home sellers, buyers and the agents who represent them is a scarcity of homes for sale. In fact, listing inventory in the top 54 markets is down 24 percent year over year and a whopping 61percent below the peak in September of 20...
07/06/2012
Being money smart is one of the top three priorities in the Green Your Home model. Here in Austin, Texas, we know when spring hits it’s only a matter of days before the sweltering heat follows. However, for many of you north of the Panhandle, the first day of summer is the turning point for incr...
06/20/2012
The June 2012 Federal Reserve Bulletin offers a preview of the much anticipated release of the 2007-2010 Federal Reserve Survey of Consumer Finances. It has more than just economists weighing in on the average American’s money matters. And when it comes to housing, everyone is trying to make cen...
06/14/2012
This Clusterstock graph compares the cost of college tuition, home prices and the Consumer Price Index over the past 30 years. As the post-commencement rumble quiets, finances take center stage as many parents and students look at fall college expenses and budget for the inevitable. Continuing e...
06/08/2012
Everyone who works with Gary Keller carries a notebook. In fact, new employees are presented with one on their first day. It’s not really optional behavior. Why? The best professionals adopt the mindset of a lifelong learner. They are learning-based. It’s not about knowledge for knowledge’s sake...
05/30/2012
Every May audiences are treated to the sounds of Pomp and Circumstance as graduates line up to check off the big goal they’ve been pursuing for years: Graduation! It’s a huge day and a huge accomplishment at any level. Commencement speeches come in two varieties: forgettable and unforgettable. T...
05/22/2012
Gary teaches you to use your relationships with high achievers to motivate you to success at their level. You’ve heard it from your mom time and again – be careful of the company you keep. In the same vein, Oprah Winfrey once said: “Surround yourself only with people who are going to lift you hi...
05/15/2012
  This "do it all" attitude has been popular for decades, but does it make the role of working moms seem too easy?   For a mom, the job is always on, and these days, seven out of 10 mothers are also career women. So it’s no wonder “balance” is a hot topic among the maternal workforce. But has any...
05/09/2012
Which would you choose? Fifty-seven varieties. Thirty-one flavors. We all like options. In fact, the more choices the better, right? Wrong. When put to the test, the “more is better” theory doesn’t hold much water. Rather, it’s been found time and again, too many options can actually be a hindra...
05/02/2012
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