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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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Do Managers Take Too Much of the Pie in Hedge Fund Fees?

Hedge funds have trailed the S&P 500 for years, so why are hedge fund fees so high? Hedge fund managers may be changing their tune, according to reports.

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The (Thorough) Art of Evaluating Crowdfunding Sites and Title III Offerings 

Crowdfunding investments require introspection on financial and social motivations, as well as due diligence on crowdfunding sites and offering deal terms. 

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Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #10: Private Equity, aka PE Investments

Private equity investments, aka PE investments sound like an exclusive club. But many people are elibigle for this potentially lucrative investment vehicle.

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Multi-family apartment buildings like these are eligible for inclusion as REIT investments

The REIT Income for Retirement: 6 Reasons to Invest in REITs

Retirees seek diversified retirement income sources as they continue to age. REIT income may provide the risk-adjusted returns they need.

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