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Traditionally, if someone wants to borrow money for a project, they create a business plan, head for their local lender, then hope for the best. Technology has drastically altered the playing field, introducing Peer to Peer lending, typically called P2P. Using P2P, borrowers, via third-party interfaces, have access to countless investors actively searching for places to invest their money. These types...
Ways to invest
Not everyone wants to park their dollars in a savings or money market account; sure it's safe, it's also boring... ...and doesn't return much. There are those investors who are more prone to take risks, or simply want to try something a bit different, unusual, but also with the potential to return a greater profit, today nothing is more talked...
If you listen to the typical Wall Streeter, they’d likely advise complex stock picks and following market trends, good advice, but we’re aiming for something “outside the box”. There are ways to make money that most brokers will not have thought of, or if they have, they’re keeping it to themselves. These are investment that most would not immediately think...
Become So Big You Corner The Market There was a time when AT&T held all the power in the telecom industry, they were a monopoly, and eventually, the government stepped in, outlawing monopolies and forcing the giant to break into smaller units. There are, however, still situations that allow companies to grandfather their way into holding sway over all, or...
Uncommon Investments
Most have heard the expression, "The Rich get richer, while the Poor get poorer."... But we may have wondered how that relates to us? While that may be a generality, there are investments available to the savvy, experienced investor that most have never heard of. While we always recommend doing your due diligence on any investment, some of what you...
Investing in gold
Have you ever heard the expression, not everything that glitters is gold? That's something that can certainly apply to investing, as every day, most of us are touted with claims of the latest, best investments, everything from commodities to art are investable. The question is, should we still consider gold as a worthwhile or needed investment? There was a time...
If you can learn this one thing regarding INVESTING, it’s not difficult to become a successful investor. Can you spot a trend? Are you able to understand the mood of the country, the world, the people in the market? There’s nothing new in that statement, in fact, it was first given legs by the late Sir John Templeton, when...
Make money with discounted items
People are creatures of habit and because of that, a strategic investment in selected "discontinued products," could reap a small fortune. Few of us like change, yet it is inevitable, and that is certainly true with consumer products. Often a seemingly good selling product is discontinued by the manufacturer. It could be anything, a particular brand of coffee, a...
Invest in baseball cards
Investing in Baseball cards isn't for everyone, and there is risk involved. Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? When you think about savings accounts and mutual funds, do you yawn and think, there must be something better? If that's your mentality, then you might want to give baseball cards a run. The first question most ask is a simple one, but...
Invest in art
Investing in fine art can make you money, but it’s a risk and certainly not recommended for the neophyte. If you own a painting from one of the masters, Leonardo Da Vinci, Vincent Van Gogh or Rembrandt, you already know you own a piece of history, and the masterpiece is likely worth millions. That's not what we'll be focusing...

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