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Reality Check: Optimism Is Sky-High Right Now

April 6, 2018 | By | Reply More
Reality Check: Optimism Is Sky-High Right Now

February 2, 2018, was a historic day in the markets, for reasons that are still unclear. It was the day that the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 665.75 points. And that was just the start; the bleeding from that Friday carried into the next week, and that’s when things got really ugly. Next Monday, February […]

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The High Cost Of Low-Fee Real Estate

March 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
The High Cost Of Low-Fee Real Estate

Real estate investment opportunities are frequently marketed to investors by advertising their low-cost fee structure. Phrases such as, ‘fees paid by sponsor,’ ‘sponsor pays all deal related fees,’ or ‘no fees paid by investor’ sound great, but does the sponsor really pay all those fees? Unfortunately, it’s very common for private investment sponsors or platforms […]

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Evaluating Dividend ETFs

February 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Evaluating Dividend ETFs

My site is read by readers from all walks of life. We have those with no experience investing, to those who have been through the ups and downs of the past half a century (and even longer). We also have a variety of readers, who are interested in the concept of dividend growth investing, but who […]

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Three Behavioral Bias Mistakes In Regards To Real Estate Investing

January 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Three Behavioral Bias Mistakes In Regards To Real Estate Investing

Right now, you could be making several dangerous investing mistakes… and you likely don’t even realize it. You see, stress causes our brains to react with powerful emotions. These unconscious, instinctive reactions can lead to big mistakes – even for the savviest of investors. And investing in real estate is probably one of the most stressful, […]

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Time To Buy Gold For 2018 As The Run-Down Starts?

January 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Time To Buy Gold For 2018 As The Run-Down Starts?

The price of gold could rally to $4,200 as the Federal Reserve tries, and fails to normalize monetary policy over the next few years according to analysts at CLSA. CLSA has long been a gold bull, advocating the yellow metal for its model portfolio since 2002. So far, this trade has yielded mixed results. After the price […]

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Is The Bitcoin Value Greater Than Gold?

November 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Is The Bitcoin Value Greater Than Gold?

As the Bitcoin value peaks, the value of gold declines. This is due to the perception of the Bitcoin, and the way its value has inflated in recent years. Google search trends have revealed the Bitcoin is more searched for than Gold, for the first time in its history. Bloomberg reports on Bitcoin Value The search term […]

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The Little Market That Could

October 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Little Market That Could

So what do you think of the market?  Why are both actual and implied volatility so low?  Why are the moves so small, but predominantly up?  Is this the closest impression of the Chinese Water Torture that a stock market can pull off? Why doesn’t the market care about external and internal risks?  Doesn’t it […]

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My Take On Real Estate Crowdfunding

October 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
My Take On Real Estate Crowdfunding

I have been reading about real estate crowdfunding platforms over the past several months. Many of these platforms seem to market to investors, showcasing high dividend yields in the 8% – 10%/year range. I was intrigued, and tried researching those. After all, if I can obtain 10%/year investing in real estate easily, I can just retire […]

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Real Estate Investing: Here Are 4 Timeless Strategies To Use

September 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Real Estate Investing: Here Are 4 Timeless Strategies To Use

For new investors, getting into the business of buying, selling, and renting homes may seem pretty ambitious. But like any other area of personal finance expertise, real estate investing boils down to some simple basics. With the right strategies, patience, and a willingness to learn, it’s a discipline that can help you make strides on […]

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Top Tips For Advantageous Moves In Investment Property

August 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Top Tips For Advantageous Moves In Investment Property

If you’re considering the thought of dabbling in investment property, you should be aware of some very important elements which could either ruin you early on or set you up for great success, depending on how you react to them. It might sound pretty much straightforward on paper, but is investment property business really without bumps […]

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