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Articles tagged: Alternative Assets

Food like carrots and beets are examples of tangible assets

Surviving the Apocalypse with Alternative Assets

When the apocalypse hits, assets like gold won’t help you survive. Why should you invest in tangible assets such as farmland and water instead? 

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What is Private Equity? A Brief History

Private equity firms buy or seek to control private companies through financial leverage. When did it start, and how does private equity look today?

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real estate investing

3 Real Estate Investment Types and Cash Flow Potential

Optimizing Returns in Core, Value-Add and Development Real Estate When investing in real estate, there are a variety of factors that can influence the stability of your cash flow, as well as your upside potential and overall projected return.  One such factor is the amount of property improvements necessary in the early stages of your […]

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exchange traded funds

Size Should Not Matter: Exchange Traded Funds Selections

Given the wealth of options, investing decisions can be overwhelming. Narrow the field with your exchange traded funds (ETF) selections and keep it simple.

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Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #9: Venture Capital Investing

Whether you are a lone wolf angel, part of an angel group, or investing in a VC fund, the threshold question is: is investing in venture capital for you?

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investing in venture capital

The Fine Print on Investing in Venture Capital

Looking to invest in a startup? Learn about investing in venture capital, the perfect stage to invest and what to know about VC fund management fees.

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Equity Crowdfunding

What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 2

There is considerable potential in equity crowdfunding, but all investors should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages to such investing.

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Equity Crowdfunding

What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 1

Equity crowdfunding has changed in notable ways since its introduction in 2012, and is now primed to revolutionize how we finance companies and investments.

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Angel Investing

Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #8: Venture Capital and Angel Investing

What is the difference between angel investing and VC? The first difference is money. Angel investors invest much smaller amounts. VC takes it from there.

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Crowdfunding Equities

Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #6: Equity Crowdfunding Under Regulation D

Equity crowdfunding developed under Regulation D matches startups with angel investors in weeks rather than months, shortening timelines all around.

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