AI Jacobs

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THE MENACE OF CREATIVE FINANCING

Though not quite as contemptible as an obscene four-letter word, the term “creative financing” comes close. Those two words acquired a stigma over the decades. It’s the rare advisor who fails to caution homebuyers about the dangers of a risky loan. U...
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ESCAPING THE SOCIAL SECURITY TRAP

Social Security is heading into insolvency. The burden placed upon it by retiring baby boomers lends credence to the belief it will be unavailable for future generations. Regardless of whether the program survives, we cannot deny it’s draining the wo...
AI Jacobs

AI Jacobs

A professional investor for nearly five decades, Al Jacobs holds a degree in civil engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a Real Estate Certificate from the University of California and a Certified Property Manager designation (CPM) from the Institute of Real Estate Management. He organized his own investment firm in 1968 and has since specialized in development and management of real estate, and has a deep involvement in corporate securities.