Robo-advisors are among the hottest trends in the fintech (financial technology) space. These algorithm-driven apps let you totally "set it and forget it" when it comes to your investments. Just trust the computer and don't think about your money. But I'm too much of a control freak. I want to have more of a say about where my hard-earned cash is going. That's where M1 … [Read more...] about M1 Finance Review 2019 – A Free, Flexible Robo-Advisor
When we think of alternative investments, we usually think of gold, hedge funds, or commodities such as coffee and oil. Fine art doesn't usually spring to mind. However, did you know that fine art investments have seen greater returns than the stock market for the past two decades? According to The Wall Street Journal, art returned more than 10% during 2018, versus a 4.75% … [Read more...] about Masterworks Review 2019 – Should You Invest in Art?
Ever since the first caveman charged his buddy a few animal skins for a seat by the fire, real estate has made a lot of people rich. Commercial real estate can be particularly lucrative. However, it can be difficult to know where to begin. That's where RealtyMogul comes in. The service promises to remove all of the hassle of investing in commercial real estate while allowing … [Read more...] about RealtyMogul Review 2019: Real Estate Investing for Everyone
So you've heard all about the potentially lucrative world of crowdfunded real estate, private placement deals, and venture capital. You know, the really sexy-sounding investments that can make you lots of money. But hang on -- the websites say you need to be an accredited investor? What the heck is that? Becoming an accredited investor doesn't involve getting a special … [Read more...] about What Is an Accredited Investor? Should I Become One?
Farmland is a tried-and-true investment that has minted millionaires over the centuries. And there's no reason why land shouldn't continue to be valuable. To quote Mark Twain, "they're not making it anymore." But how do you invest in farmland if you're not... well... a farmer? That's where crowdfunding platform AcreTrader comes in. AcreTrader provides accredited investors … [Read more...] about AcreTrader Review 2019: Invest in Farmland With Crowdfunding