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Articles tagged: Diversification

Invest in real estate with a self-directed IRA

5 Steps to Investing in Real Estate with a Self-Directed IRA

Want to grow your wealth, diversify your assets and get tax benefits? Using a self-directed IRA to invest in real estate may be for you.

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Laws of Attraction: Can a Conservative Investor Love Venture Capital too?

You can be a conservative investor and dabble in venture capital, despite its risks—it’s all about diversification and doing your homework.

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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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How REITs work for hopeful real estate investors

A Crash Course on the Benefits of REITs for Passive Investors

Can’t afford to buy property? REITs allow passive investors to “own” real estate without having to lift a finger. Learn how REITs work from an expert.

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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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‘Risk-Adjusted Return’ in a Nutshell

The risk-adjusted return (RAR) measures ROI relative to the risk of the investment. Learn 3 methods for calculating RAR and how to balance your risk.

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Liquid Alternatives Feel More Fluid to New Investors

Over the last decade, investors have pursued alternative investments that rival hedge funds without the same risks. The result: liquid alternative funds.

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Assets in the Red (and White): Can Investing in Wine and Wine Funds Add Stability to Your Portfolio?

Investing in wine has historically offered greater annual returns than both stocks and bonds. Learn about wine funds or how to make a DIY wine investment. 

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5 Investment Strategies PE Firms Use to Choose Portfolio Companies

Private equity firms choose their portfolio companies by focusing their investment strategies on factors such as lifecycle, geography and industry.

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