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John Bowens

About John Bowens

As National Education Specialist for Equity Trust Company/Equity Institutional, John Bowens brings nearly 15 years of experience to his role as the company’s national speaker on subjects related to alternative investments, their custody and administration. Mr. Bowens has trained over 50,000 real estate investors and small business entrepreneurs across the USA with a particular focus on investing in real estate, notes, precious metals, private equity and other alternative assets. He has also developed training programs for investors, some of which qualify for continuing education credits for Certified Public Accountants.

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Real estate crowdfunding, for developments like this, can be an investment opportunity for baby boomers

Keeping It Real: A Baby Boomer’s Guide to Real Estate Crowdfunding

Baby Boomers are looking for alternative sources of income as they retire, and real estate crowdfunding provides an opportunity to passively invest.

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An open wooden door, representing opportunities for accredited investors in private equity

Heeding the Unicorn’s Call: How to Invest in Private Companies as Public Stocks Shrink

How Does the Average Investor Invest in Private Equity? Historically, private market investments have typically outperformed investments in public stocks. In addition, while private equity has grown from a $30 billion asset class in 1995 to more than $4 trillion today, the number of publicly held companies has dropped nearly 50% since 1996, according to […]

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