REALTOR® Finances Archive

Good Opportunity to Learn About Self-Directed IRAs

The Entrust Group provides professional services for people who use a self-directed IRA as part of their savings plan. The company is hosting an upcoming webinar to educate you as a real estate professional about how to use the...

Is Property Ownership In Your Retirement Plan?

When you’re trying to pay your bills each month, it’s hard to think about retirement. But there are two things that can help you retire when the time comes. The first is owning your own home. It can be...
September 12, 2016

More Than a Good Rate on Savings Accounts

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine When Benny McMahan helped the Greater Dallas Association of REALTORS® start its own credit union in the late 1970s, the banking landscape was a lot different than it is today. Credit unions...
October 8, 2010

You Still Go to the Bank? Um, Why?

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine If you didn’t grow up on Facebook than it’s probably a safe bet that going to the bank for you means actually going to the bank to make your deposit or your...
September 14, 2010

Business Loans at the REALTORS® Credit Union

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine There’s a lot happening with the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union, so it’s a good time to take stock of where the company is and where it’s going. If you’re not familiar with...
September 9, 2010

Save Some Green With Right Tools, Right Now

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine A few weeks ago, I wrote about the NAR “value proposition,” which outlined where members’ $80 in annual dues go, and also showed how many benefits they get gratis. One of the...

The NAR “Value Proposition”

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine It pays to be a REALTOR®. That was the message from NAR CEO Dale Stinton at the Board of Directors meeting Saturday at the 2009 Midyear Legislative Meetings in Washington D.C. Addressing...

REALTORS® Federal Credit Union Makes Gains

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Following a soft launch on May 1, the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union jumped to more than 200 members thanks to its presence at the 2009 NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo....