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Articles tagged: Alternative Assets

Lessons for Angel Investors

4 Angel Investing Lessons from an Angel Group Veteran

Want to be an angel? These angel investing lessons will help you make the right (and polite) approach with entrepreneurs.

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Alternative assets go mainstream

Beyond the Fringe: Alternative Asset Classes Go Mainstream

Alternative asset classes are going mainstream thanks to recent legislation and fewer publicly traded companies, but are retail investors ready?

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Investing in life settlements

A Brief Overview of Investing in Life Settlements

As seniors move to sell their life insurance policies for extra income, investing in life settlements has become a popular asset class. How can you profit?

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Can You Get Wealthy Buying Farmland as an Investment?

Plant-based diets, the consistently high value of farmland and new investor platforms have made buying farmland as an investment a good way to make money.

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ceramics on wooden shelves, representing how to protect your personal assets

How to Protect Your Assets Now to Cover Your Ass(ets) for Later

Whether you own real estate or antique jewelry, knowing how to protect your assets will help you avoid costly disasters and increase appreciation.

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IRA investments for families

6 Reasons Private Equity Makes a Great IRA Investment Option

A private equity IRA investment has its benefits, from tax advantages to increased diversification. Learn more about this IRA investment option.

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Accredited Investor Installment #13: Closing Thoughts

Liquid assets like stocks are not safer than alternative assets, like private equity, just because they are publicly traded. Liquidity and risk are not the same.

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5 Questions Investors Should Ask Before Making a Private Equity Investment

A private equity investment is a major risk for individual investors. Follow this due diligence checklist to evaluate opportunities before you invest.

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A woman sits at her computer, pondering venture capital investments and returns

Beginner’s Guide to Venture Capital Investment and Returns

Non-investors often confuse venture capital investment with private equity, but there is a difference. Learn about VC, from access to returns.

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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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