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Private Equity Fund of Funds: 2020 and Beyond

A private equity fund of funds or FOF gives investors access to otherwise selective funds, but can it compete with the wider PE market in the future?

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An Introduction to the World of Angel Investing

Angel investors are wealthy individuals who invest in promising startups, but more than money, angel investing requires business savvy and good judgment.

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Crowdfunding Risks: An Argument Against Investing Through Equity Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Disadvantages Outweigh the Potential The private markets have been giving the public markets a run for their money due to fewer reporting regulations and an expanding definition of the very people who are allowed to invest in private securities. But these go-go signals are overlooking crowdfunding risks. The SEC has recently proposed to expand […]

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Is Website Flipping a Worthy Investment?

Website flipping is investing in an existing website, improving it to increase value and selling it for a profit. Should you invest in virtual real estate?

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Show Me the Money! A Closer Look at Investing in Coins

Investing in Rare Coins is More than a Hobby Having collectibles as an investment can be a great way to diversify your portfolio and cut down on risk. The general rule of thumb? Invest in what you love when it comes to collectibles, such as investing in coins. If your collection doesn’t realize a return, […]

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Do Real Assets Outperform Stocks and Bonds?

The Pros and Cons of Real Assets You know what they say about investing in land: “They’re not making any more of it.” And you may have heard people say this about investing in wine: “If I run out of money, I can always drink it.” The point is, real assets, whether land and water, […]

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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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5 Questions to Ask a Financial Advisor Before Hiring

Can your advisor prove their qualifications and track record? Know the questions to ask a financial advisor and what they mean for your financial future. 

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Investing in Megatrends Means You’d Better be Good at Predictions

From urbanization to clean energy, changes in global attitudes made megatrend investing popular. But not everyone riding major trends will be successful.

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My Financial Advisor Has Money Troubles: Fiduciary Obligations and Your Right to Know

Does your advisor have fiduciary obligations that require disclosure? Know how your investments may be affected by your financial investor’s money issues.

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