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Collectable: Fractional Shares of Sports Collectibles to Help Investors Generate Cash and Lessen Credit Reliance

Collectable: Fractional Shares of Sports Collectibles to Help Investors Generate Cash and Lessen Credit Reliance

In a Nutshell: It doesn't take a lot of money to become a sports fan, but until a few years ago there was no way for retail investors to access the lucrative and growing market for sports collectibles. By offering fractional shares of iconic sports memorabilia including cards, uniforms, and artifacts, Collectable enables fans at all income levels to show their devotion, diversify their assets, and generate additional cash they can use instead of credit. Sports fans put a lot of time... read more »

Finhabits Helps Users Learn About Healthy Money Management Techniques to Avoid Credit Reliance

Finhabits Helps Users Learn About Healthy Money Management Techniques to Avoid Credit Reliance

In a Nutshell: Establishing good financial habits is extremely important for a variety of reasons, including financial security, building a retirement, and having a good credit score to access products and services. Finhabits is an app designed to help the Latino community in the U.S. gain financial literacy and understand the world of investing. The easy-to-use app contains a wealth of knowledge on all things related to personal finance. The company also understands the great... read more »

GuruFocus Helps Investors Maximize Funds to Build a Nest Egg and Avoid Relying on Credit

GuruFocus Helps Investors Maximize Funds to Build a Nest Egg and Avoid Relying on Credit

In a Nutshell: Investing used to be largely a rich person’s game, but thanks to advances in technology nearly anyone can invest in the stock market today. Even with these barriers to entry eliminated, knowing where to invest your money can still be challenging. GuruFocus is a website that helps eliminate this uncertainty by providing information on what the greatest investors in the world are doing with their portfolios. The company focuses on value investing by analyzing important... read more »

Vincent Search Tool Helps Users Find Alternative Investments Including Real Estate and Credit-Based Debt

Vincent Search Tool Helps Users Find Alternative Investments Including Real Estate and Credit-Based Debt

In a Nutshell: The fast-growing alternative investment market includes real estate, credit-based assets, and even art, but it can be difficult to navigate. That's why the free Vincent search tool allows investors to find and compare those opportunities easily. Vincent acts as a Google for alternative investments and pulls data from 60 qualified portals to increase market transparency and help investors make better decisions with more more platforms being added all the time. Investing... read more »

TradeLog Delivers Software Designed to Help Active Traders Navigate Taxes and Avoid Dipping Into Credit

TradeLog Delivers Software Designed to Help Active Traders Navigate Taxes and Avoid Dipping Into Credit

In a Nutshell: If the world of day trading, with its numerous strategies and thousands of trades per year, seems complex just imagine how challenging tax time can be. And unexpected tax bills can result in some traders having to access lines of credit when they may prefer not to. TradeLog offers software designed specifically for active traders and investors. It helps traders navigate the often opaque rules the IRS has established around trading. This means TradeLog users can prepare... read more »

Mercer Advisors: Financial Planning Services that Help Families Build for the Future and Avoid Credit Pitfalls

Mercer Advisors: Financial Planning Services that Help Families Build for the Future and Avoid Credit Pitfalls

In a Nutshell: Mercer Advisors was one of the first fee-only financial planning firms in the U.S., and it continues to differentiate itself through its insurance, trustee, tax work, and estate planning. The firm prides itself on serving clients at all stages of the wealth-building process and even works with those at the beginning of their asset-building journeys. Comprehensive management services from Mercer Advisors help clients protect against financial compromises that can threaten... read more »

Kitco on the Benefits of Investing in Precious Metals and Avoiding Credit Card Dependence

Kitco on the Benefits of Investing in Precious Metals and Avoiding Credit Card Dependence

In a Nutshell: Credit cards offer a ton of benefits, including convenience and appealing perks. But they are meant to be used wisely and should not serve as a financial safety net for consumers. Maintaining an investment portfolio is a more sound approach for building up funds for a rainy day. Kitco is a company that facilitates the purchase and sale of precious metals, a key component to a balanced and diversified portfolio, according to the company. Kitco is also an authority on the... read more »

Minafi and the FIRE Movement Show People How to Make the Most of Credit Cards and Invest Wisely

Minafi and the FIRE Movement Show People How to Make the Most of Credit Cards and Invest Wisely

In a Nutshell: Adam Fortuna did not grow up with a foundation in financial literacy, but when he inherited a sum of money after his mother passed away, he realized he needed to understand how to steward the funds. After educating himself using various online resources and learning about how to achieve financial independence, Fortuna found himself in the position of doling out financial advice himself. He launched Minafi to help others and share his philosophy of embracing minimalism,... read more »

Learn How to Reduce Dependence on Credit Cards and Grow Your Wealth with Live Traders

Learn How to Reduce Dependence on Credit Cards and Grow Your Wealth with Live Traders

In a Nutshell: Financial planning is important -- there’s no way around it. Unfortunately, many U.S. residents are ill-prepared when it comes to their financial future. In fact, about 40% of Americans can’t cover an unexpected $400 expense without going into debt using a credit card or a loan. Live Traders offers people a path to financial security through its proprietary trading methods. The company lets customers virtually sit in and watch the Live Traders team conduct trades in... read more »

How Last10K.com’s Financial Data Can Improve Investment Outcomes and Reduce Reliance on Credit

How Last10K.com’s Financial Data Can Improve Investment Outcomes and Reduce Reliance on Credit

In a Nutshell: Investing in the stock market is easier than ever, which also means it’s more important than ever for investors to make informed decisions. But SEC filings are dense and difficult to wade through, especially for average investors who don’t work in the finance industry. Last10K.com solves this problem by making publicly traded company filings available in a digestible format that highlights the most relevant information. Last10K.com users can choose from a free option... read more »

Maverick Trading on Building a Nest Egg and Reducing Dependence on Credit Cards

Maverick Trading on Building a Nest Egg and Reducing Dependence on Credit Cards

In a Nutshell: Credit cards open up a world of financial possibilities to cardholders. But using credit cards wisely is only one component of a healthy financial plan. Preparing for the future is key, and investing is an important part of a well-rounded strategy. We recently spoke with Maverick Trading CEO Darren Fischer about the importance of understanding investments and how Maverick Trading operates. The company hires and trains its own traders through in-house educational programs... read more »

Modern Investment Strategies: Use Credit Card Rewards and Sign-Up Bonuses to Enhance Retirement Income

Modern Investment Strategies: Use Credit Card Rewards and Sign-Up Bonuses to Enhance Retirement Income

In a Nutshell: Implementing a successful retirement investment strategy may seem intimidating, but every dollar added to an account today can mean a more secure and flexible future. It also means maximizing input now, which is why some savvy investors are cashing in credit card rewards and even using sign-up bonuses to help fortify their retirement earnings. Consumers can rack up rewards and pay off their cards each month to secure bonus investment cash while avoiding fees and... read more »

Mythic Markets Helps Fans Diversify Portfolios and Preserve Credit by Investing in Shares of Pop Culture Collectibles

Mythic Markets Helps Fans Diversify Portfolios and Preserve Credit by Investing in Shares of Pop Culture Collectibles

In a Nutshell: Securities markets have started introducing fractional share trading, opening up access to people who previously couldn't afford to invest. And Mythic Markets brings an innovative new look to that investment strategy through its unique products. Aimed at specialized communities, including fans of the card game Magic: The Gathering, Mythic Markets offers fractional shares of rare pop culture collectibles. Its investors can own a piece of pop culture history they love... read more »

Perth Mint’s GoldPass Allows Gold Investors to Safely Diversify Assets and Rely Less on Credit

Perth Mint’s GoldPass Allows Gold Investors to Safely Diversify Assets and Rely Less on Credit

In a Nutshell: The Perth Mint is Australia’s official precious metals refining, minting, depository, and distribution service that has operated for more than 120 years. Owned by the Government of Western Australia, the mint refines more than 90% of newly mined gold in Australia, the world's second-largest gold-producing nation, and helps investors securely store precious metals and take delivery of bullion bars and coins. With its GoldPass mobile app, The Perth Mint has introduced a... read more »

Rocket Dollar Simplifies Self-Directed Investing with its Checkbook IRA and Premium Debit Card

Rocket Dollar Simplifies Self-Directed Investing with its Checkbook IRA and Premium Debit Card

In a Nutshell: Rocket Dollar offers an innovative approach to self-directed investing by automating the process. Investors maintain complete autonomy over fund allocation through an LLC that the account holder manages directly. Rocket Dollar enables users to easily invest in startups and other alternative assets. Its checkbook IRA accounts are simple, straightforward, and provide account holders with the information and support they need to confidently direct their own investments.... read more »

Mynd’s Property Management Uses Technology and Expertise to Help Real Estate Owners Protect Their Investments

Mynd’s Property Management Uses Technology and Expertise to Help Real Estate Owners Protect Their Investments

In a Nutshell: Property management is a corner of the real estate industry that takes a lot of time, coordination, and effort to do well. But thanks to Mynd, real estate owners and tenants alike can have a much easier and more pleasant experience when it comes to rental properties. The company uses human talent and modern technology to assist real estate investors protect their assets by helping reduce delinquencies, efficiently maintain property upkeep, and find high-quality... read more »

How FAIRR Uses Its Investor Network to Ensure Transparency on ESG Issues Within the Global Protein Supply Chain

How FAIRR Uses Its Investor Network to Ensure Transparency on ESG Issues Within the Global Protein Supply Chain

In a Nutshell: When it comes to sustainable and environmentally sound practices, intensive animal production raises numerous red flags, according to experts. The FAIRR Initiative is an investor network dedicated to illuminating these issues to help solve significant problems within the protein production chain. Not only does the initiative aim to bring about better practices, but it seeks to raise awareness and accountability from an investor perspective to protect returns. FAIRR... read more »

TontineTrust Lifetime Income Pensions Aim to Deliver Increasing Monthly Payouts to Europeans Through a Secure Blockchain-Based Platform

TontineTrust Lifetime Income Pensions Aim to Deliver Increasing Monthly Payouts to Europeans Through a Secure Blockchain-Based Platform

In a Nutshell: Tontines are a centuries-old investment system through which individuals pay into a collective pool of money and receive periodical payouts. As individuals die, their payout entitlements transfer to the remaining participants, and so the value of each subsequent payout increases. Through TontineTrust, a disruptive digital pension provider, the tontine pension framework, once considered a relic, is slated to make a comeback. With defined benefit pensions continuing their... read more »

Wealthcare for Women Offers Personalized Consultations to Teach Women How to Take Control of Their Financial Futures

Wealthcare for Women Offers Personalized Consultations to Teach Women How to Take Control of Their Financial Futures

In a Nutshell: Financially independent women often need comprehensive retirement planning services that meet their unique needs. Russ Thornton has helped clients address their earnings and financial futures for more than a decade through his Atlanta-based platform Wealthcare for Women. Thornton offers consulting services that aim to help clients close financial gaps after losing a spouse, prioritize their economic well-being as they care for parents or children, and adjust to other... read more »

EquityMultiple Uses Technology to Make Commercial Real Estate Investing More Accessible for Individuals

EquityMultiple Uses Technology to Make Commercial Real Estate Investing More Accessible for Individuals

In a Nutshell: The world of commercial real estate investing was once limited to large companies and the wealthiest individuals. But, thanks to companies like EquityMutliple, this alternative asset investment is becoming more readily available to a broader range of individuals. The company uses a combination of technology and human expertise to remove barriers to entry into this valuable investment class. MultipleEquity conducts multiple rounds of due diligence on its investment... read more »

Fossil Free Funds From As You Sow Helps Investors Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies with High Carbon Footprints

Fossil Free Funds From As You Sow Helps Investors Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies with High Carbon Footprints

In a Nutshell: Fossil Free Funds is one of six mutual fund search tools offered by 501(c)3 nonprofit As You Sow. Investors can research thousands of mutual funds, fund managers, fund families, and other options to see where the companies embedded in their mutual funds stand on social, environmental, and governance issues. Each fund has a proprietary grade given to it based on several key metrics, including carbon emissions, coal mining, oil drilling, and renewable operations, among... read more »

Hack Fund V: A Publicly Traded VC Fund That Helps Startup Tech Companies Around the World Get Established and Grow Revenue

Hack Fund V: A Publicly Traded VC Fund That Helps Startup Tech Companies Around the World Get Established and Grow Revenue

In a Nutshell: While most tech-oriented venture capital funds direct their support toward Silicon Valley companies, Hack Fund V is thinking globally. The fund was created by Hackers/Founders, an organization with a strong community of investors and a solid track record of performance with its previous funds. Hack Fund V investors can feel confident that the companies selected for the fund are well-vetted, and a new liquidity model allows them to access their funds at any time instead... read more »

Anchor Loans Finances Rehab Fix-and-Flip and New Construction Investments with an Eye Toward Improving Communities and Delivering ROI

Anchor Loans Finances Rehab Fix-and-Flip and New Construction Investments with an Eye Toward Improving Communities and Delivering ROI

In a Nutshell: Fix-and-flip projects can be profitable investment tactics in the world of real estate. And Anchor Loans helps fund these investments with its fix-and-flip and new construction lending services. The company serves a range of borrowers, from novices taking on their first project to high-volume flippers who purchase 50 properties per month. Anchor Loans' primary clients work on new construction projects, which oftentimes means they raze an old home to build a new, improved... read more »

CrowdStreet: A Platform that Democratizes Real Estate Investment Opportunities While Diversifying Portfolios

CrowdStreet: A Platform that Democratizes Real Estate Investment Opportunities While Diversifying Portfolios

In a Nutshell: Once limited to the most elite of investors, commercial real estate is now becoming available to a broader audience thanks to CrowdStreet. The platform allows accredited investors to diversify their portfolios by investing in individual projects or funds for as little as $25,000. Investors who are new to the commercial real estate asset class can feel confident knowing CrowdStreet’s team of professionals carefully analyzes every project it approves to appear in its... read more »

Recognizing Voleo for Its Social Trading Platform That Encourages Investment Clubs and Promotes Financial Literacy

Recognizing Voleo for Its Social Trading Platform That Encourages Investment Clubs and Promotes Financial Literacy

In a Nutshell: Voleo is a platform that makes joining an investment club easier than ever. Not only does the platform help to remove anxiety for first-time traders, but its inherent group approach can also remove monetary constraints because participants pool their money. Additionally, Voleo promotes financial literacy with a number of resources for novice traders. It also facilitates its annual Voleo Student Competition, sponsored by NASDAQ, to encourage investing among younger... read more »

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