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BiggerPockets® Has the Resources to Help You Become a Confident Real Estate Investor and Achieve Financial Freedom

BiggerPockets® Has the Resources to Help You Become a Confident Real Estate Investor and Achieve Financial Freedom

In a Nutshell: For many, the idea of becoming a real estate investor can sound both expensive and daunting. With the help of BiggerPockets.com, however, almost 1.3 million members are proving anyone can become a successful real estate investor. BiggerPockets has created a community and informational center for real estate investors of all levels, providing extensive resources for beginners and a robust community for experienced investors and real estate professionals looking to... read more »

Blackmoon’s Tokenized Investment Funds for Fiat and Cryptocurrency Economies Merge Blockchain Flexibility with Traditional Finance

Blackmoon’s Tokenized Investment Funds for Fiat and Cryptocurrency Economies Merge Blockchain Flexibility with Traditional Finance

In a Nutshell: Investors today have more ways than ever to diversify and grow their portfolios. But, until recently, traditional investment platforms rarely crossed paths with cryptocurrency investment platforms. Blackmoon, a financial services company that uses blockchain technology to facilitate both fiat and crypto investments through its tokenization strategy, intends to change that. The company is continually evaluating how it can offer more investment options to its users and... read more »

As You Sow Harnesses the Power of Shareholders and Their Values to Enact Corporate Change for a Better, More Sustainable Future

As You Sow Harnesses the Power of Shareholders and Their Values to Enact Corporate Change for a Better, More Sustainable Future

In a Nutshell: Many corporations view profit as the ultimate goal for the company and its shareholders which can lead to efficient but unsafe or unsustainable practices. As You Sow is a nonprofit that works to enact change that leads to safer and more sustainable policies that reflect well on corporate brands and reduces their risks. The company conducts and publishes in-depth research to educate corporations and their shareholders about how their actions impact humans and the... read more »

The Arcview Group Seeks to Forge a Profitable Cannabis Industry with Its High Net-Worth Investor Network and Comprehensive Market Report

The Arcview Group Seeks to Forge a Profitable Cannabis Industry with Its High Net-Worth Investor Network and Comprehensive Market Report

In a Nutshell: Throughout most of the 20th century, marijuana has been outlawed in the U.S., but in recent years, the sentiment and laws in certain states have begun to shift. The Arcview Group is a company that maintains a network of high net-worth individuals eager to invest in the developing cannabis industry. Since 2010, Arcview investors have contributed $240 million to 200 companies. The Arcview Group is also responsible for market-leading research, including its annual “The... read more »

Built for Women, by Women: Ellevest is a Goal-Focused Financial Advice Platform that Designs Investment Strategies

Built for Women, by Women: Ellevest is a Goal-Focused Financial Advice Platform that Designs Investment Strategies

In a Nutshell: Investment firm CEO Sallie Krawcheck recognized that many of the market’s gender-neutral strategies fail to account for variables including the salaries, careers, lifespans, and goals of women. That’s why she co-founded Ellevest in 2014 as a digital investment platform built with algorithms and principles optimized for their savings potential. Ellevest offers both men and women personalized short- and long-term, goals-based asset management tools with options for... read more »

Gold Expert Jeff Clark Discusses How Investing in Precious Metals Can Help Weather Economic Downturns and Produce Long-Term Returns

Gold Expert Jeff Clark Discusses How Investing in Precious Metals Can Help Weather Economic Downturns and Produce Long-Term Returns

In a Nutshell: Every good investor knows that diversity is key to a successful portfolio. That’s why precious metals expert Jeff Clark recommends investing in commodities like gold and silver as a solid hedge. The Senior Precious Metals Analyst for online dealer GoldSilver.com explained how the historical cycle that returns to precious metals as a basis for currency proves the value of holding gold and silver as an asset. Clark also explained the importance of keeping gold and silver... read more »

Trezor is the Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet that Combines Offline Key Security with Mobile Compatibility

Trezor is the Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet that Combines Offline Key Security with Mobile Compatibility

In a Nutshell: As cryptocurrency becomes a more mainstream option for investment and payment, users still need a way to protect their digital assets from online threats. Trezor, the world’s first hardware wallet, created by SatoshiLabs, is an open-source device for storing digital keys offline in a secure physical environment. The original and advanced Trezor models allow crypto investors to keep their digital currency safe, yet accessible, with cutting-edge security, recovery... read more »

eOption Offers Investors Deep Discounts on Commission Fees in a Feature-Rich, Cross-Platform Trading Environment

eOption Offers Investors Deep Discounts on Commission Fees in a Feature-Rich, Cross-Platform Trading Environment

In a Nutshell: With market volatility becoming the new norm, choosing an intuitive and cost-effective trading platform has never been more critical. That’s why eOption offers traders a customizable interface, carefully selected tools and features, and quick access to professional customer support — all while charging some of the lowest fees in the industry. The platform includes mobile apps for iOS and Android that bring its service to an emerging generation of traders who demand... read more »

NeighborhoodScout Gives Real Estate Investors a Wealth of Unique, Valuable Market Data and Accurate Predictions to Make Informed Decisions

NeighborhoodScout Gives Real Estate Investors a Wealth of Unique, Valuable Market Data and Accurate Predictions to Make Informed Decisions

In a Nutshell: Real estate is a sound investment — as long as you pick the right place and time to invest. NeighborhoodScout helps its customers do just that. The company’s team of Ph.D. geographers uses dozens of proprietary models to build its real estate data, uncovering specific housing market details for every neighborhood in America. This enables prospective investors to vet various locations and compare them against state and national averages. Specifically,... read more »

Nadex: The First U.S.-Based Exchange to Offer Binary Trading Opportunities in 29 Global Markets

Nadex: The First U.S.-Based Exchange to Offer Binary Trading Opportunities in 29 Global Markets

In a Nutshell: Nadex, short for the North American Derivative Exchange, provides simple and accessible trading options for individuals with all levels of experience. You can log in to your account from a desktop or mobile device and trade in 29 global markets on as many as 2,500 contracts at a time. Whether you want to trade on the price of crude oil or Bitcoin, the Nadex exchange is an easy -- and quick -- avenue into the market, particularly for beginners. The site's resources... read more »