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How (and Why) to Invest in Farmland in 2021

If you're looking for a truly diverse real estate portfolio, there's good reason to at least consider farmland. These 4 platforms offer easy access to everyday investors.

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Worried about the stock market?

There will always be times like this in the stock market, and they're good reminders of why it's important to diversify your portfolio, ideally into the kinds of assets that don’t move with the stock market

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The 4 Numbers You Need to Know Before Investing in a Subscription or SaaS Business

Recurring revenue is a wonderful thing, but not all subscription businesses are created equal

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The Banality of the Bitcoin Bubble

Bitcoin's a bubble, but bubbles are a common feature of capitalism, quickly diffusing technological innovations. How to learn what matters most about this new technology without losing your shirt.

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Lessons Learned from Crowdfunding Investments Gone Bad

An unvarnished look at how different crowdfunding platforms communicate when investments don't perform as expected

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Why Investment Crowdfunding Sites Ask So Many Personal Questions

Crowdfunding sites are designed to feel a lot more like online shopping than a bank, but they’re still beholden to a range of bank-style requirements for collecting customer data

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31 Ways to Invest in 2021 Using Crowdfunding for Non-Accredited Investors

From real estate to startups to art and fine wine, non-accredited investors have a lot of choices among online crowdfunding and alternative investment platforms