Can you Make Money on Wefunder?

Wefunder is a crowdsourcing site that links investors with startup businesses. There are a multitude of investment types and nearly endless startups to invest in. But can you make money from Wefunder? The answer put simply is yes. The more complex answer is it depends on the type of investment that you choose. Here are […]

What is Impact Investing?

What is impact investing? Impact Investing is a form of investing that invests in funds or organizations that have the intention of creating or furthering a social or environmental cause in addition to generating a financial return. There is a long history of individual investors and funds avoiding certain companies or asset classes which they […]

How to Invest During a Recession

2020 has seen one of the most adverse world market conditions where the future remains largely uncertain. Both traders and investors have started voicing concern over the possibility of an upcoming recession since global growth has started to stagnate due to a variety of reasons.  A recession is technically defined as negative GDP growth for […]

Investing in Wine 2020

  Investing in wine can be very lucrative, often yielding double digit returns.  This easy beat most other forms of investments and can be a profitable investment alternative.  A word of caution; investing in wine has a high barrier to entry, as most of the investment grade wines sell for thousands of dollars per bottle.  […]

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 2020 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 […]