• Alternative Assets, Investment, Crowdfunding Real Estate

Portfolio Allocation – Why Alternative Investments?

According to this Fidelity research report, "Institutions have historically held higher average allocations to alternatives than advisors (23% vs. 6%).". 23% to 6%, that's a massive difference. They go on to say some of the reasons why "....given barriers to entry such as manager access, perceived costs, liquidity considerations, and high investment minimums." So why do institutions tend to invest more in Alternative Assets like real estate? Here are a few typically agreed reasons to consider: Low Correlation with Traditional Assets Alternatives often have a low correlation with standard asset classes like stocks and bonds. This means their performance doesn’t ...

February 6th, 2024|

Assets for Inflation Protection

Over the last year, we have already seen hard goods such as lumber double and, in some cases, triple in price. If you own a home and have been making improvements, then you know this all too well. It's great for Home Depot, Lowes, and lumber yards but not for our wallets!​   There have been a lot of talks recently in the press about inflation getting out of control. So what can you do to protect against it, and are there assets that help? In this outstanding Investop​edia Article - 9 Assets for Protection Against Inflation, they list the ...

June 1st, 2021|