Saturday, November 17, 2018

5 Things To Know About Life Insurance

You May Not Need Life Insurance

As with any other insurance, the purpose of life insurance is to turn an unknown financial risk into a known premium. We are all going to die one day; that is a known fact. What is unknown is whether we are going to die at a time in our life when it would cause a financial hardship for our loved ones. Life insurance doesn’t keep us from dying nor does it comfort our loved ones when we do. Rather, its purpose is to ease the financial strain our death causes those we are responsible for.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

5 Ways to Invest in Real Estate

When it comes to diversifying your investment portfolio, real estate is a go-to for many people.  People like owning something they can see and understand, and most forms of real estate investment allow that.  

Another big advantage of real estate as an investment is the ability to use OPM--other people’s money.  While buying stock on margin is considered risky, buying real estate with borrowed money is considered normal.  

Let’s take a look at some ways to invest in real estate and consider the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Are REITs a Good Investment?

Investors looking for ways to diversify their portfolio may find that REITs are recommended. This post will attempt to answer the following questions:

What Are REITs?
Are REITs a good investment?
What types of investors should consider REITs?
What are the risks of investing in REITs?
What REITs should I invest in?