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We all want to get the highest possible returns on our investments. But, this isn’t ever guaranteed and there are a lot of barriers to investing in big-ticket assets like real estate. If you’ve always wanted to invest in residential and/or commercial properties but the thought of having to save up thousands of dollars for a down payment has been holding you back, then you can’t afford to overlook the latest tech-driven investment platform, Fundrise. As one of the few companies offering high-quality real estate investments to everyday … [Read more...] about Fundrise Review – The Easy Way to Invest in Commercial Real Estate
There are millions of pet owners in the U.S., which means pet supplies and veterinary care creating a multi-million dollar industry. Almost 70% of U.S. households have pets, up from 50% a generation ago. of us would do anything to keep our favorite furry friends safe and sound, but at what cost? Even with adequate preventative care, veterinary bills still cost a fortune for some injuries and ailments, which can be disastrous for individuals and families who are already struggling to pay for their own health care-related expenses. While human … [Read more...] about Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost? What You Need to Know!
There’s no denying the importance of investing for maximum long-term returns. But, when people are confronted with credit card balances and other forms of debt with 20% or more interest rates, it can be difficult to decide which financial strategy to prioritize. On the surface, it may seem that debt repayment should come first in order to get your finances out of the red and back on track to continuous growth. However, when you calculate the potential long-term benefits of pouring at least a chunk of your money into compounding investments, you … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Balance Your Investment and Debt Repayment Strategies
For nine years now, the financial industry and the federal government have been embroiled in a debate over a rule change to the ethical standards for investment brokers that are enshrined in law as consumer protections. Currently, the rules state that only those who sell investment advice have a fiduciary duty to their clients. Brokers and others engaged in sales have a duty to be sure the products they offer are suitable for the purposes they sell them for and for their clients' needs. This keeps them honest as salespeople, but it … [Read more...] about Will the Proposed Fiduciary Rule Changes Actually Change Investor Behavior?
If you’re looking for the best passive income ideas, then buying rental properties is one of the most lucrative options out there. It’s not the “set it and forget it” type of passive income, at least not in the beginning. Oftentimes, people focus so much on the potential for high returns on investment without considering the upfront work required to research different properties, evaluate the quality of the neighborhood and surrounding community, assess what the long-term gains might be, find and screen prospective tenants, maintain the … [Read more...] about RoofStock Review: A Marketplace for Single-Family Rental Homes