Private Equity Funding: A Brief Overview On Accredited And Non-Accredited Investors

21 October 2015
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Private equity funding is a method individual investors use to buy an interest in a company or venture they think will be financially successful in the future. Start-up companies to established non-publically traded companies (meaning the companies stocks aren't listed on a stock exchange like the New York Stock Exchange) that need an injection of funds will often look to private equity investors to find private placement investors when traditional sources of funding, like banks and credit unions, decline to provide financing to them. Read More 

Using A Stock Option Alert Service To Cut Through The Market Noise

16 September 2015
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One thing that can scare somebody new to options away is the sheer amount of noise generated by the market. Market noise is distracting, especially when your interests lay with very specific options or industries. Using a stock option alert can help you cut through that noise. What's Market Noise? Market noise, or economic noise, is all the data and information that comes from security fluctuations. The market is always in flux. Read More 

Dispelling Private Wealth Management Misconceptions

13 August 2015
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Managing your financial assets can be a tedious chore that requires countless hours of research and high-pressure decision making. Not surprisingly, this is a task that many people would rather have done by an experienced professional. To this end, private wealth management companies can be an excellent option, but you may be unfamiliar with these services. Learning the following questions and answers should help you to have a better understanding of whether a private wealth management firm is right for your investment needs. Read More 

Looking At An Annuity? Don’t Make One Of These Mistakes

24 June 2015
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If you are looking for a way to guarantee that you are going to have an income for the rest of your life, an annuity is the way to go. However, they aren't as cut and dried as you might think. They are quite complex and cost a fair amount of money to purchase. Annuities allow you to take your focus for the future and invest it into something that is going to give back to you. Read More 

Invest In The Store Down The Street Instead Of Wall Street With A Self-Directed IRA

20 May 2015
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Are you looking for an alternative to traditional stocks and bonds for your retirement accounts? If so, you're not alone. Especially since the recession, many investors have felt little control over their financial futures and are searching for other ways to invest. The good news is that there are other options. One that has been gaining traction in recent years is the self directed IRA.  What is it? Simply put, it's an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) that offers alternative investments, including real estate, private stock, intellectual property and mortgages. Read More