Fundrise – 2019 Review

Fundrise is an online real estate investing platform that allows investors to invest in commercial and real estate through crowdsourcing.  One of the advantages of Fundrise is that its investments are open to anyone.  You need not be an accredited investor to participate in the investment offerings. The company deals mostly in REITS by managing […]

YieldStreet – A 2019 Review

YieldStreet is a lending platform that connects investors with asset-based investments as an alternative to investing in the stock market.  The target return is 8 – 15% with a 1 to 3-year duration.  YieldStreet focuses on such investments as litigation finance, real estate, commercial finance, and consumer finance.   Traditionally these types of investments have only […]

5 Ideas For Your Investments in 2019

Image Source: Pixabay It’s important to diversify your investments in today’s rather uncertain and volatile world. This year is no different. In fact, volatility in metal prices and global energy along with business disruptions due to technological progress or even regulatory changes continue to be dominant themes. Here are 5 things you should be investing […]

Who is Jason Bond? A Quick Review

I’ve seen ads lately for a gentleman named Jason Bond. He’s selling an investment strategy promising to make you tons of money via stock trading. You know what they say about something sounding too good to be true. I decided to research to find out about this person and exactly what it is he is […]

Building Wealth Is Easier Than You Think

Building wealth isn’t exactly easy, but it definitely doesn’t have to be hard either. It’s more about discipline and routine than intelligence. Intelligence and knowledge help once you get to the more advanced stages, but when you’re starting out, all you really need is a plan and the willingness to stick to it. I’m going […]

What Are Professionals Overlooking In Their Portfolio?

You probably have a 401k and some protection that is available to you through your employer. These are all great ways to get your feet wet in the financial planning world. Some who have done individual research might have even opened up an IRA or 529 plan on their own.

Real Financial Advice from a 3×5 Card

Harold Pollack, a University of Chicago Professor wrote a 3×5 card that gave real financial advice. Most of this information is well known to most people. The problem is that although we have the information, we rarely use it. Going over financial advice may be boring to some, but may save others future hardships. Let’s […]

Great Non-Stock Investment Options for the Risk Averse

All investments incur some form of risk, but none quite as much as stocks. Given the volatility of stocks, some potential investors might be inherently averse to holding most of their assets in this format. On the plus side, the stock market is not the only place to invest. There are, in fact, excellent alternative […]

Worst Mistakes Novice Investors Should Avoid at All Costs

For some people, investing is a talent, like being an artist. For most others, investing is something that should be learned. When you start out as an investor, not everything will be rosy. While you are allowed to make some minor mistakes, it’s very important to avoid making a massive mistake that can cost you […]

Is This the Right Time to Jump into the Cryptocurrency Game?

After Bitcoin’s meteoric rise, there was a soaring interest in cryptocurrency. But, as the flagship cryptocurrency continues to tumble, many became hesitant to get in the game.