About Part Time Investors LLC

Marc Halpern started Part Time Investors LLC after being tired of the hype promoted by most real estate gurus. Marc presents valuable technical content with zero-hype in all of his presentations and blog posts, including the advantages AND disadvantages of every investment strategy discussed. Marc Halpern has a Ph.D. in organic chemistry and makes decisions based on in-depth due diligence. Marc achieved financial freedom through part time investing, excellent strategic planning, data analysis and a fiscally conservative approach.

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Following are 35 valuable lessons I learned in 35 years of part-time investing that I presented to a full house of 125 people at the November 19, 2019 Main Meeting of South Jersey REIA. For many of the lessons, I am also appending links to relevant articles I posted on the Part-Time Investors Blog o...

Are you a landlord? If you are, then I’m willing to bet that you have had days when you said to yourself ‘if only I could get the cash flow without having to get phone calls from tenants about sewer backup or late rent payments.'

Well, if you own your single-family rental free and clear or if you can...

Here is a list of 12 of 35 valuable lessons I learned about investing that are part of my November 19, 2019 presentation “35 Valuable Lessons I Learned in 35 Years of Part-Time Investing
 

#3. Avoid over-leverage no matter what so the next inevitable downturn does not devastate you


#4. Do not outsou...

The price of silver has increased from $14.87 in May 2019 to $17.90 at the close yesterday (Oct 30, 2019). That’s a whopping 20% increase and people are coming out of the woodwork to tout the incredible silver as the best investment. Commercials for silver on TV have been saying for years that “the...

An article published last week represents what is likely the most widespread highly flawed conventional wisdom assumptions about retirement financial planning which is the “accumulation-deaccumulation” model.

The question commonly asked is “how much money do you need to retire?” A commercial on TV a...

What is the inverted yield curve and why should investors care? How does the yield curve affect you if you’re invested in real estate, stock market, precious metals, have a job, own a business?

If you are INVESTOR and not a SPECULATOR, you need to understand what you’re talking about and not be swaye...

We are constantly bombarded by dangerous sound bites, mantras and oversimplified inaccuracies. They come from gurus, advertisements, viral one-line Facebook posts and other sources.  An age-old sound bite is “accumulate assets.” This 2-word inspirational command is insidious because it’s partially t...

The definition of an “accredited investor” has not changed since 1982. Should it be changed? There is talk at the SEC of changing the definition. Besides, why should you care? The answer is that several years ago, some of you reading this article already lost hundreds of thousands of dollars each du...

There is no evidence that Albert Einstein ever declared compound interest to be “the most powerful force in the universe.” This article will point out the danger in relying on compounding as the basis for projecting your investment performance. This myth is propagated by the large investment houses...

People often ask for a recommendation which bank is best for real estate investors.

In my experience, banking activities are best managed through personal relationships with specific people in specific functions at specific branches of a bank with specific expertise and specific ability to deliver th...

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