EP 153 – Reverse Engineering Your Financial Freedom with Ali Garced

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After a decade-long career as a Special Agent in the Air Force, Ali Garced decided she wanted out of her government job and her exit strategy was real estate. But she didn’t jump right into investing, instead earning her real estate license and growing her knowledge before building a portfolio.

Now a realtor, real estate investor, and podcaster, she’s joining hosts Mike and Dan in this episode to share her journey to achieving financial freedom. From using VA loans to jumpstart her portfolio, finding sponsorship, and choosing the perfect brokerage firm, there’s a lot to learn from her path to success.

During this episode, you’ll find out how Ali reverse-engineered herself to financial freedom, the benefits of VA loans, why she’s using The Shred Method to pay off her mortgages, and MORE. Plus, Ali has amazing advice for networking, and VA loan offers are accepted.

If you’re risk-averse like Ali, a veteran or real estate professional who works with military families, this is a can’t-miss episode!


Topics discussed in this episode:

  • What led her to become a real estate agent and investor
  • How she grew her knowledge and chose the perfect team
  • The right mindset for an entrepreneur
  • Advancing your career through sponsorship
  • The perks of VA loans
  • Tips to get offers accepted using a VA loan
  • Gotchas of VA loans
  • What you need to know about assuming a VA loan
  • The Shred Method to pay off mortgages
  • Ali’s final advice for new investors


You can text Ali Garced at 914-318-4918 and connect with her on Instagram!


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