Red or Neat? Everything You Need to Know About Investing in Wine vs Whiskey
Your drink of choice might come down to personal preference, but when it comes to investing in wine vs whiskey, there's more than just tannins and spice.
Gotta Catch’Em All: Are Pokémon Trading Cards a Good Investment?
Everyone gets to pick and choose when it comes to collectibles, but investors follow the market.
Alloycation: Why a Palladium ETF Could Be a Good Recession Investment
Steering your portfolio during a recession shouldn't stop you from putting the pedal to the metal.
Aug. 2 Markets Report: Fed and Loathing in the Global Economy
As recession alarms blare and commodities markets ail, the one thing that's certain is uncertainty.
Study: Could Investment Wine Be a High Return, Low Risk Unicorn?
Our study found that wine outperformed most other assets included while offering less downside risk and lower volatility.
Slimy Seconds: Guide to The Nickelodeon NFT Marketplace
Your favorite childhood cartoons are making their foray into the metaverse. Here's what the Nickelodeon NFT hype is all about.
Invest in Debt: Which Bond ETFs Are Best to Invest in 2022?
Bond ETFs are great tools for investing in different forms of debt. Here's what you gotta know before adding them to your portfolio.
Time Market: How Investment Watches Can Bling Out Your Portfolio
Have you invested in a timepiece? Here's what you must know before wrapping a rolly on your wrist.
Woke Investing: What Is the ESG Strategy and Is It Effective?
How can investors tell if a company is evil? The ESG strategy makes it easier to pick the good stocks and leave the bad ones.
Jun. 26 Markets Report: Gas, Grains, and Hikes
Commodity shortages mount as the Russia-Ukraine war drags on and economic recession rears its ugly head.
Bake the Chain: How Tezos Is Innovating Formal Governance and Blockchain Scalability
Tezos is cranking up the heat on formal blockchain governance and why you should be fired up about tez.
Study: Crypto Exchange Fees Ranked
Crypto exchanges charge trading and withdrawal fees that can eat into your earnings. Here are the exchanges with the lowest fees.
The Top 5 Crypto VC Funds in 2022
Whether you’re looking to invest in one of these funds or simply want to know whose portfolios you should be monitoring, here are the top crypto VC firms in 2022.
Hit the Spot: Understanding Contango and Backwardation in Futures Investing
Commodities futures contracts are just as lucrative as they are risky. Here are the techniques pro futures traders use.
Backdoor Roth IRA: The High-Income Investor's Trick to Minimizing Taxes
Backdoor Roth IRA might sound dubious, but this IRS tax loophole could help maximize your retirement investments.
Jul. 19 Markets Report: Inflation Is Hotter Than Hell
Inflation's still way up (and the Fed only has the one idea to fix it), the crypto market value gained back its fourth comma, and Hugh Hefner's legacy is apparently going to live forever in Web3.
Lots of Options: Best Futures Trading Platforms in 2022
All you need is the right platform, and futures contracts are yours for the trading. Fortune tellers need not apply.
The Crypto Crash Explained: How Monetary Policy and Unstable Stablecoins Caused a DeFi Free Fall
The higher they soar, the harder they fall. Crypto is constantly catching us off our guard.
PSA Grading Guide: How to Get Your Cards Graded
Wondering if your trading cards are worth thousands? Here’s how PSA grading answers that question and where you can get your cards graded without breaking the bank.
Copper Bottomed: How to Make Solid Investments in Copper ETFs
Copper is in practically every electronic, even the one you're using to read this. Maybe investing in a copper ETF isn't such a bad idea?
Let's Get Digital: Why Digital Real Estate Investments are Exploding
Build a home in the metaverse by buying digital real estate.
How to Make Heroic Returns With Comic Book Investments
If investing is your superpower, then you may want to venture into comic book collectibles.
Bear with Us: What is Okay Bears NFT?
Forget about moonboys and crypto millionaires. Okay Bears is the NFT project for ordinary people who just want good vibes and conversation.
Jul. 12 Markets Report: Brace Yourselves, We’re in for a Bumpy Ride
Turmoil abounds in several G8 countries (can't wait to see what that means for world markets), the most talked about buyout of the year is in some serious trouble, and the crypto market may actually be turning the corner.
Buy Low, Sell High: How the Bitcoin Fear and Greed Index Works
Investing and emotions mix like water and oil. Here's how channeling fear and greed can make you a wiser crypto investor.
Sip Keeping: How to Store Investment Wine
There's a lot more that goes into "aging like fine wine" than you may think.
How to Invest During a Crypto Bear Market
Bear market got you down in the dumps? Don’t be. There are ways to make money regardless of whether prices are going up, down, sideways or in circles.
Insert Token: How to Grow Your Retro Video Game Collectibles Investments
Video game collectibles have exploded in value and your Christmas present from 1984 could pay your kid's college tuition.
Jul. 6 Markets Report: Power Snatch Bids
Today's report is brought to you by the letter 'P.' Prices are dropping, projections are down, and peace is fading. Let's add a 'parachute' to that list because the economy is entering freefall.
Wearing the Shorts: A Guide to Investing in Meme Stocks
Some say investing is no laughing matter, but meme stock investors are cackling all the way to the bank.
Playing With Fire: 5 Ways Crypto Investors Reduce Risk
Don't be a hero. Here are the five best ways to curb risk as a crypto investor.
Hot Commodities: Best Futures Trading Strategies for 2022
When stocks decline, futures traders shine. Here's how to make your commodities investments grow in 2022.
Blockchain Superstar: Will Stellar Lumens Take Off in 2022?
It has been years since Stellar shined in the crypto space, but find out how it's been cozying up to governments and financial institutions.
Hedonova's Alternative Investment Fund Is Here to Bring Your Portfolio Into the 21st Century
New alternative investment funds like Hedonova make it easy to diversify your portfolio with crypto, venture capital, real estate and more.
CryptoPunks Price Guide: Why Is This Collection Worth $2 Billion?
Beeple’s $69M NFT took 5,000 days to create. So how did an alien portrait generated in seconds sell for $23.7M? That’s the magic of CryptoPunks.
Sky High: How Stargaze is Bringing NFTs & Social Networking to Cosmos
NFTs performed so well in 2021 that blockchains couldn't keep up. That's why Stargaze built an L1 NFT blockchain for creators and investors alike.
Jun. 28 Markets Report: A Historic Week in More Ways Than One
Bitcoin has been losing a lot of people a lot of money lately, accusations of Nazism are flying in the cryptosphere, and the global energy market seems stuck in panic mode.
Rise of the Synths: Why Traders Are Choosing Synthetic Assets
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then cryptos and stocks were blushing when synthetic assets rolled up.
Crypto Crofters: How to Earn More Crypto While Curbing Yield Farming Risks
The DeFi pasture is teeming with yield farming risks, so here's how to stay safe while getting rewards for your crypto.
Study: Could Sports Cards Be the Best Store of Value During Tough Economic Times?
This study shows that sports card prices remained stable through recent recessions and inflationary periods, making them an excellent store of value.
Trezor vs Ledger: Which is the Best Crypto Hardware Wallet?
Hardware wallets are some of the best tools you can have as a crypto investor, but how do the best ones stack up?
How to Optimize DeFi Staking Rewards with Yield Aggregators
Yield farmers get by with a little help from DeFi aggregators. Here's how these platforms help make crypto staking even more rewarding.
Devil's in the Details: What Investors Need to Know About NFT Metadata
In many cases, NFT investors don’t own the art they’re buying. Diving into NFT metadata will reveal how future-proof your investment really is.
Jun. 22 Markets Report: The Big Crypto Short
Layoffs are happening everywhere from real estate to tech companies, the crypto giants are getting beat to hell, and even gas prices have come down a bit.
Your Web3 Garden: What Is Lens Protocol?
Tired of being at the mercy of social media platforms’ algorithms and policies? Then take your talents to Web3 by minting a decentralized social profile with Lens Protocol.
NFT Season: Why the Sandbox Could Become the Biggest Metaverse
Gaming is one of the most popular pastimes and NFTs are some of the fastest-growing alternative assets. Here's how the Sandbox brings them together.
Wondering What the Safest Stablecoin Is? We've Got You
Tether is the most popular stablecoin, but it's risky. USDC and Dai are widely considered to be some of the safest stablecoins. Here's why.
What Is Tokenomics? How to Analyze Blockchain Projects
Is your favorite altcoin going to the moon, or plummeting to $0 like LUNA? Here’s how tokenomics can help you separate the gems from the shitcoins.
Luck of the Draw: Will Lucky Block Be the Home of DeFi Gambling?
Cryptocurrency gambling has been around since the dawn of Bitcoin, but can games of chance live completely on the blockchain?
What Is an NFT Domain and Why Should You Mint One?
If Web3 is the next version of the internet, then NFT domains are the future of websites. Here's everything there is to know about Web3 domain names.
Freelancing in Web3 and the Metaverse: The Future of Work
Soon enough, you won’t have to put up with a whiny boss or rack up 6 figures in debt for a fancy-schmancy degree. Everyone’s going to be their own boss in Web3 and the metaverse.
The Lite Side: How Litecoin's New MimbleWimble Upgrade Works
Remember Litecoin? Well, Bitcoin's neglected little brother just become the new biggest privacy coin. Here's why it matters.
Blockchain of Babel: Every ERC Token Standard You Should Know About
Ethereum has a lot of different token standards and most users don't know what most of them are. This ERC token standards guide should help.
Jun. 14 Markets Report: Bad News Bears
The yield curve has inverted (again), total crypto market value is a shadow if its former self, and gas prices can't seem to go anywhere but up, up, up.
Swipe Club: What Are the Best Crypto Credit and Debit Cards?
Do you accept Bitcoin? The answer is always "yes" if you have a crypto debit card. Here are the most rewarding crypto credit cards.
Into the Grid: Breaking Down the TRON Blockchain Ecosystem
Is TRON just an Ethereum clone with a cool name? Here's what this smart contract blockchain has to offer.
Asset Trip with Jake Hanley: Agricultural Commodities Are Booming, Here's What You Should Know
Portfolio manager at Teucrium ETFs talks about commodities investing strategies and how to make the most of booming agricultural prices.
Cash to Crypto: Finding the Best Fiat On-Ramps
Turning your cash into crypto is the first step to being your own bank and getting into DeFi. Here's how fiat-onramps can get you on the right track.
Oracle Wars: Chainlink vs API3
To what extent should blockchain data sources be decentralized? The answer to that question, my young padawan, will determine whether Chainlink is going to sink.
Read-Write-Own: How to Invest in the Web3 Ecosystem
Tired of Facebook selling your personal data to the higher bidder without even giving you a cut of the profits? Well, Web3 wants to remedy that. Here’s what the investment landscape looks like.
Jun. 7 Markets Report: The Fed Said Hold On Tight
Elon Musk is making headlines again (what else is new?), insider trading has reached the NFT world, and startup funding is at an 18 month low.
Every Stablecoin Compared: A List of Stablecoins in 2022
Investors who got burned by algorithmic stablecoins are scrambling to find the best alternative. Let's categorize and compare every stablecoin to help find the best one for you.
Unmasking Blockchain: Could Fantom DeFi Beat Ethereum's Ecosystem?
Blockchains are the building blocks of DeFi—no pun intended. Here's how the Fantom network could turn that on its head.
How Cloud Mining Works and What to Look Out For
Crypto would be nothing without miners, but it's getting prohibitively hard to mine crypto. Here's how to earn passive crypto with cloud mining.
Could Flow Become the Biggest Blockchain for NFTs?
NFTs are huge, but it's unclear whether Ethereum's infrastructure can keep up with demand. Here's why NFTs might have a brighter future on the Flow blockchain.
Jun. 1 Markets Report: V-Shaped Recovery or Relief Rally?
The bleeding has stopped for now, as markets finally had a week in the green; the crude oil market is about to get really interesting; a Bond classic is heading to auction, and its expected sale price has a LOT more than two 0s.
Can Whiskey NFTs Revolutionize Luxury Spirit Collecting?
Rare luxury spirits have long been sought after by collectors, but will whiskey NFTs bring in a whole new audience?
Investing in a Recession: A Look at the Top Performing Asset Classes During Market Crashes From 2018-2022
Agricultural commodities and fine art performed exceptionally well, while residential real estate, gold, whiskey, farmland, and wine also produced positive returns.
Arbitrum vs Optimism: Battle of the Best Optimistic Rollup Scaling Solutions
The battle of the layer-2s are well underway, and may the best scaling solution win. Arbitrum and Optimism are the leaders of optimistic rollups, but which one is better?
Make Passive Income as a Crypto Validator On These 5 Blockchains
Validator nodes are the backbone of blockchain, and they make money whether the crypto market moves up, down or sideways. Do you have what it takes to become one?
If It Pleases the Court: What Is Kleros? Decentralized Justice in the Crypto World
A famous philosopher once said, “whoever controls the courts, controls the state.” But how is justice served in the decentralized economy?
Can the Harmony Blockchain Speed Past Ethereum?
Every blockchain wants to be harder, better, faster and stronger—but only one can be the best. Harmony is an underdog, but can it defy the odds?
May 24 Markets Report: Planning for the Worst
Terra is still an active train wreck, startup funding is drying up (for almost everyone), and the energy market is going to remain a horror show for a bit. Truly, what a time to be alive.
MakerDAO: The Maker Protocol With the Best Decentralized Stablecoin
Lookout for a stablecoin that's actually stable? Look no further than the Maker Protocol's DAI
Can NEAR Protocol 10X in the Next Crypto Bull Run?
Every layer-1 blockchain uses scalability as its key selling point. But what about usability, for both developers and end-users? In comes NEAR Protocol.
Why QuickSwap is the Best DEX on Polygon
No DeFi platform has taken over a blockchain like QuickSwap dominated Polygon. Learn how investors make money with this dragon-themed DEX.
Web3 & Me: Complete Guide to the Ethereum Name Service (ENS)
Web3 is here, and so are decentralized web domains. Here's how to get your .ens domains while they're hot using the Ethereum Name Service web app.
Docking DeFi: Is the Anchor Protocol's Lucrative APY Sustainable?
DeFi is risky, which means there are as many horror stories as there are wild successes. But which category does Anchor Protocol fall into?
Shadow Government Stats: Why Inflation Is Higher Than You Think
Think your savings are only losing 8% per year sitting in a bank account? Think again. Inflation may actually be in the double digits.
Confidential Cryptos: Guide to the Secret Network, the SCRT Token, and Legendao
Most cryptos don't let you stay out of sight, out of mind. Here's how Secret Network is giving purpose to blockchain privacy.
Dexterous DeFi: Guide to the Kava Network
Looking for an all-in-one DeFi platform? If you want to trade, borrow, and mint stablecoins all in one place, then the Kava Network may be your best bet.
May 17 Markets Report: I’m Not Loving It!
Sustained high energy prices are re-ordering the market cap giants, stablecoins are turning out to be anything but, and blockchain is still the hottest buzzword around (even as NFT trading volumes plummet).
Asset Equilibrium: Guide to the Balancer DeFi Protocol
The Balancer protocol is taking DeFi to the next level. It may seem just an AMM protocol like any other, but here's why this platform isn't just a plain old DEX.
The People’s Network: What Is Helium and How Do I Mine HNT?
Are you looking forward to the sci-fi vision of smart cities and homes? Here’s how Helium and the HNT cryptocurrency will power the IoT devices of tomorrow.
Battle of the DEXs: Uniswap vs Curve vs Balancer
Crypto trading will never be the same after decentralized exchanges entered the game. Here's how to compare the top DEXs.
Study: These Factors Can Help You Predict Sports Card Prices
From number of championships and MVPs to whether or not a card is a rookie, here are the most common characteristics of the highest priced sports cards out there.
No Guts, No Glory: Polkadot vs Cosmos
They say communication is key, but to what door? It turns out that inter-blockchain communication is the key to unlocking the full potential of crypto.
The Swapping Solvent: Everything You Need to Know About the Osmosis DEX
Decentralized exchanges revolutionized how tokens are swapped, but a new Cosmos-based blockchain called Osmosis is pushing the boundaries of what a DEX can do.
Maximum Reach: What You Need to Know About Advertising in the Metaverse
From building branded virtual real estate to enlisting virtual influencers, here’s why and how leading brands are advertising in the metaverse.
May 10 Markets Report: Mr. Powell in the Markets of Madness
The influx of newly-minted unicorns is slowing down, interest rates everywhere are spiking up, and the major cryptos are dropping like it's hot.
Protect Ya Crypto Assets: What Is DeFi Insurance and How Do I Get Coverage?
Are you deathly afraid that an evil hacker will steal your crypto and disappear forever? Well, there’s insurance for that and most other risks your crypto is exposed to.
Yield Farmers: Providing Liquidity on a Decentralized Exchange (DEX)
Every DEX is trying to get crypto HODLers onto their platform as an LP provider by luring them in with a high yield. Here's how to know which ones are legit.
Bending the Arch: Guide to the Curve Finance DEX
Every DeFi trader is looking for the highest yields for the lowest fees, and Curve might be the platform to give them what they want.
Warm Colors as Value Predictors in NFT, Sneaker, and Art Investments
While color alone isn't enough to predict the future value of a painting, NFT, or pair of sneakers, it might help.
Virtual Living: Guide to the Decentraland Metaverse
Getting into the metaverse isn't as hard as you think. With a decent computer, the right browser, and an Ethereum Web3 wallet, you can visit Decentraland.
The Future of Fitness: What Are Move-to-Earn & FitFi?
Everybody wants health, wealth and happiness. Move-to-earn apps can fill your pockets with money and help you live longer. Here’s how.
Staking with the Specter: Guide to the Aave Defi Protocol
DeFi can be spooky, but luckily Aave sheds light onto the shadows of crypto by putting user experience first, and here's how.
Spurious Stablecoins: A Guide to Terra and LUNA Crypto
As stablecoins gain popularity, fiat-backed crypto assets like USDT are staples of any risk-averse blockchain portfolio. Will Terra's LUNA change that?
Bullet Proof: Layer-2 Rollup Scaling Solutions Explained
Cryptographic proofs are a complex way of identifying what's legit and what's not, but here's how they're being used to scale blockchains like Ethereum.
May 3 Markets Report: We've Got Good News and Bad News, Which One Do You Want First?
Gas prices are up everywhere (including the metaverse), stock market earnings are falling a little flat this quarter, and when it comes to sports collectibles MJ never goes out of style.
Study: These Features Might Help You Predict Which NFTs Are Profitable
This study pulls data from thousands of top NFTs to determine how features like headwear, eyewear, and background color influence price.
Level the Playing Field: The Rise of Black-Owned Cryptos, NFTs & DAOs
Move over Bryan Armstrong. Black-owned crypto businesses, projects and organizations are putting wealth back in the hands of the community.
What’s Guenon: A Guide to ApeCoin and the Bored Ape Yacht Club Ecosystem
Bored Ape NFTs are taking over the world, but first they have to create one of their own. Here's what you need to know about the Otherside metaverse.
Block and Key: A Breakdown of Tokenized Real Estate
Securitized real estate makes investing in a diversity of properties more accessible, but is the next step putting real estate tokens on the blockchain?
Why Bonds and Fine Art Might Be the Best Assets During a Recession
Our study found that bonds and fine art are negatively correlated with the S&P 500, thus enhancing their diversification benefits.
Ha-Crypto Matata: A Guide to Cronos Crypto
Crypto.com's new Cronos exchange chain may put the CRO coin on the map. Here's what you need to know about Cronos.
Apr. 26 Markets Report: A False Victory
Cartoon owls are hot this week, COVID lockdowns in Shanghai are cooling the global oil market, and whether we're talking startups or corporate takeovers, Elon Musk can't seem to lose.
Wallet Watchers: Best DeFi Crypto Wallet Trackers
Keeping a close eye on your crypto wallets is easy with these on-chain crypto trackers.
Raise the Woof: A Guide to the Shiba Inu Ecosystem
It's hard to take dog coins seriously, but is Shiba Inu more than just a meme?
Apr. 19 Markets Report: It's Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Chaos
Commodities of all kinds are having a banner year, Millennials might finally be able to become homeowners, and crypto market losses in the last couple weeks are in the hundreds of billions.
Another Turning Point: What Is a Hard Fork?
Consensus protocols work great until they don't. Here's what happens when blockchain validators can't agree on the rules.
Can Gold Help Shield You From Crypto Losses?
Thanks to its low correlation to several major cryptocurrencies, gold might be able to help crypto investors protect against loss.
The Holy Grail of Crypto: Solving the Blockchain Trilemma
This one simple concept is what separates future-proof crypto projects from shitcoins.
Go With The Flow: What are Liquid Staking Solutions?
Staking is super hot right now, but locking up your crypto to earn a bit of yield may not be worth it. Here's how liquid staking platforms solve that dilemma.
A One-Stop Shop: Your Guide to Using Uniswap
Uniswap is the grandaddy of decentralized exchanges. Here's your guide to trading crypto on Uniswap.
Grooving Up Slowly: The Story of Ethereum's PoS Merge
While the Ethereum Merge is closer than ever, they say that the journey is more important than the destination. Here's how we got here.
Diversifying Outside of Stocks: The Most Correlated and Non-Correlated Assets
This study outlines the correlation between the stock market and a variety of alternative assets, from real estate and precious metals to crypto and fine art.
Apr. 12 Markets Report: The Fear Index
Turns out Elon Musk's ability to juice (or tank) prices isn't limited to memecoins, the housing market fever might finally be breaking, and would-be do-gooders are getting some much needed insight into the opaque world of ESG investing.
Need for Block Speed: What is Zilliqa (ZIL) Crypto?
Everybody wants decentralization—but not if a simple transaction takes an hour or costs you an arm and a leg. Here’s how Zilliqa aims to become a Visa killer.
Piece of Cake: A Comprehensive Guide to PancakeSwap
Here's a noob's guide to Pancakeswap, a deceptively silly name for the third-largest decentralized crypto exchange.
The Grass is Greener: Best Agriculture Investments in 2022
Humans have been farming for over 10,000 years, but the evolution of agriculture over the past century is a trend investors must capitalize on.
Which Stock Trading Apps Have the Most Investor-Friendly Fees?
Old-school discount brokers tend to charge the fewest service fees, but new stock trading apps are typically more affordable for active traders.
The Mona Lisa of Baseball: Why the Honus Wagner Card Is Worth Millions
The T206 Honus Wagner is the most famous and most expensive trading card in the world. But what makes this piece of paper worth more than Jared Leto’s Hollywood Hills home?
Apr. 5 Markets Report: We're Doing Ok...For Now
The boogeyman of an inverted yield curve is keeping some investors up at night, energy costs continue to fuel (get it?) inflation, and the master of memes himself, Elon Musk, appears to have designs on his favorite social media platform.
Abstraction in Action: Chainlink vs Polkadot
Data is the new money. Information is the fuel that makes smart contracts useful. But are blockchain smart contracts here to stay?
Swing for the Fences: The Best Baseball Cards to Buy in 2022
Topps is the #1 brand of MLB baseball cards, and these packs and players might just be home run investments.
How to Invest in Commodities: From ETFs and Index Funds to Direct Investments
Commodity ETFs, index funds, and new online investment platforms make it easier than ever to invest in precious metals, agriculture, oil, and more.
Fundrise vs CrowdStreet: Which One Is Better for Real Estate Investing?
Alternative platforms let you buy real estate in your underwear, but should you choose convenience or quality?
Asset Trip with Nelson Chu: From Traditional Finance to the Wide Open World of Alts
Percent founder and startup consultant talks about the changing landscape of retail investing and tapping into the greenfield opportunity of alternative assets.
To The Moon: Is Investing in ATOM Cosmos Crypto a Good Idea?
Interoperability—talk about a $10 word, eh. But what does it mean? And will Cosmos make it a reality? Here's what you need to know.
Mar. 29 Markets Report: Back in Bull Mode
Bitcoin's on the up and up, globalization is proving to be a bit of a problem again, creative new uses for NFTs are being leveraged in Ukraine, and one female VC is just killing it.
Down the Rabbit Hole: How and Where to Buy Metaverse Crypto
Whether you want blue-chip and large-cap metaverse tokens, mid-cap coins or small-cap gems, this list has got you covered.
Stealing the Thunder: RUNE THORchain Explained Simply
Everyone and their grandmother wants to get into DeFi, but these platforms get more complex by the day. Here's how to explain THORchain to your nana.
Crypto Index Funds: Risk Management Tool, or Risky Business?
New crypto index funds make it easy for investors to diversify, but is investing in them a good idea?
The New Masters: The Best Modern Artists to Invest in 2022
Tangible assets are hot this year, and modern art is leading the way. Here are the best ones investors should look out for.
Unique Snowflakes: 8 Ways NFTs Will Be Used in the Metaverse
From gaining VIP access to celebrity events and showing off your digital swag to selling virtual plots for 7 figures, here’s how NFTs fit into the metaverse.
Making it Rain: Investing in Water as a Commodity
Aqua. H2O. The universal solvent. There are almost as many names for water as there are ways to invest in it as a commodity.
The Coin Craze: Is Investing in Algorand a Good Idea?
They say great things take time but is that the best argument for why Algorand is a good investment? Let's dig in.
Gold Fashioned: Is Gold Still a Good Investment?
Gold is the closest thing we have to sound money. It may still be an effective store of value, but is gold a good investment today?
Mar. 22 Markets Report: Are We On the Brink of World War 3?
A very, VERY valuable rock got sold for basically nothing, Bored Apes creator Yuga Labs added about $3 billion in value to the crypto market overnight, oil prices have driven some Americans to a life of crime, and art markets are having quite the moment.
Be Part of the Gang: The Best DAO Projects to Join in 2022
Whether you want to join in on buying a $40 million historical text or simply gain access to private social events with top influencers, there’s a DAO project out there for you.
Whiskey Business: What Is a Whiskey Cask Investment, and Is It Lucrative?
Barrel for barrel, nothing beats a whiskey cask investment. Here's why cask whiskey could be the biggest alternative asset of the year.
Who Are You? The Future of Metaverse Marketing and How NFTs Shape Identity and Belonging
The evolution of NFTs from fun graphics to elite memberships and unique experiences could turn them into assets with real utility—and investment potential.
DAOs for Dummies: How Does a DAO Work?
If you’re tired of working for a pushy and overbearing boss at a company that doesn’t value you, then why not join a DAO where you can have an equal say in running things?
Under Pressure: Are Diamonds a Good Investment?
Choosing safe-haven assets often puts investors between a rock and a hard place. Here's what to consider when it comes to diamond investing.
Asset Trip with Ashley Caines: Are Social DAOs and Experiential NFTs the Future of Web 3.0?
Web 3.0 expert and blockchain enthusiast talks about her swing trading strategies, why she's bullish on social tokens and experiential NFTs, and how DAOs are solving some of the hurdles they currently face.
Is Investing in Avalanche a Good Idea?
Avalanche is the coolest new proof of stake crypto, but competing smart contract blockchains could cause AVAX to take a gnarly dip.
Layering It On: Is Investing in Polygon Crypto a Good Idea?
The battle against Ethereum transaction fees wages on and Polygon is leading the charge. But, is it too late to invest in MATIC?
Going for Gold: The Best Gold Stocks to Invest in
Gold isn't a one-size-fits-all investment, so finding the right gold stock to invest in will take some panning.
Mar. 15 Markets Report: Markets Are Red. What Now, Fed?
There’s no end in sight for rising inflation, all but a few stock market sectors are in the red, Bitcoin is ping-ponging, and sports cards bump as one Hall of Famer comes out of retirement.
High Stakes: The Risks of Commodity Investing
Investing in commodities is great for portfolio diversification, but buying futures contracts can be a gamble. Here's why commodity investing can be risky.
Be Straight With Me: What Is an Algorithmic Stablecoin?
The most popular stablecoin in the world, Tether (USDT), is worth over $80 billion. If you believe that no one company should have all that power, then you may want to hold algorithmic stablecoins instead.
Beamer, Benz or Bentley: Best Classic Cars to Invest in for 2022
From horseless carriages to a car launched into deep space, these are the best classic cars to invest in.
Oh My Precious: Investing in Diamonds vs Gold
You may think diamonds equal love, but reality isn't so crystal clear. Here's why diamond investors will be eating gold dust in 2022.
Asset Trip with Rebecca Binny and Fairlane Raymundo: The Metaverse Is Here to Stay, and It's Time to Hop Onboard
With RayCo Media, Binny and Raymundo help usher businesses, startups, and nonprofits into the metaverse. Here's what they have to say about the future of Web 3.0 and why it's time you got involved.
Aroma Empire: The Best Investment Wines in 2022
If you're looking to invest in wine, don't go in completely blind. Finding the best investment wines is easier than ever, but you still need to know your stuff.
Park Your Money: How to Invest in Classic Cars
If engine revs and exhaust notes sound like music to your ears, then maybe you should monetize your passion by investing in classic cars.
One for All: The Best Art Investment Funds in 2022
Investing in blue-chip art has always been all for one, but now anyone can become a patron of the arts by investing in art funds.
Mar. 8 Markets Report: Everything Sucks...But Hey, There's a New Batman Movie?
Crypto is struggling to separate from the stock market, mortgage rates are yo-yo-ing like crazy, we might be getting our meds in the Metaverse soon, and the release of The Batman proves there's always an appetite for the classics.
The Best Ways to Invest in Gold: From Bars and Bullion to Stocks and ETFs
It's easier now than ever to invest in gold. Some of the best ways to buy and sell gold include gold ETFs, gold mining stocks, and gold investing apps.
Bohemian Strategy: The Best Artists to Invest in Right Now
Looking to invest in art but haven't a clue where to start? If you've got patience and a little luck, these five artists might be worth a buck.
One of a Kind: What Is Blue-Chip Art and Should You Invest in It?
Alternative is going mainstream as blue-chip art and other collectible asset classes grow bigger by the day. Here's what to look out for as an art investor.
Asset Trip with Guy Gotslak: Using Crypto IRAs to Compound Big Wins
Crypto enthusiast and tech exec talks ups and downs with crypto, maximizing returns and minimizing taxes with a self-directed IRA, and believing in the tech behind the coins he invests in.
Liquid Sunshine: Investing in Whiskey Stocks to Profit From Growing Demand
There is no better time than the present to invest in whiskey. The industry is growing fast, so don't get left behind. Here's how to join the hunt for the best whiskey stocks.
The Wild Hunt: The Best Whiskey to Invest in 2022
Whiskey is taking over the world in 2022. Here are the best investment whiskeys you should be looking out for.
Study: Which Robo Advisors Have the Most Investor-Friendly Fees?
Don't let robo advisor fees eat away at your returns. These are the robo advisors with the highest and lowest fees according to portfolio size.
What is a Metaverse and Who Created It?
The story of how the metaverse came into existence, from the early internet and VR systems, to the rise of online games, social media, cryptocurrencies, NFTs and remote work.
Mar. 1 Markets Report: The Global Market Rollercoaster
Russia invades Ukraine and stocks rally anyway, crypto holders donate millions to Ukraine, wheat blows past gold and oil and VCs are fending off cyberwar with their pocketbooks.
Over the Hedge: The Best Commodities To Invest in 2022
Gold is a great hedge against inflation, but what if you want to hedge against the entire stock market? A commodities investment may be the best way to do that.
Grape Minds Drink Alike: What to Look For When Making a Wine Investment
Wine investing may seem all vine and dandy, but you'll get shiraz kicked when sip hits the fan. Read this article carefully before making any pour decisions.
Insert Coin to Play: Top Metaverse Cryptocurrencies in 2022
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. Some of these coins might very well go to zero, but others could end up making you more money than God in the metaverse.
Asset Trip with Collin Plume: Big Wins With Gold and Silver
Serial entrepreneur talks about his favorite alternatives to invest in, from buying silver to investing in crypto with a self-directed IRA to being an active investor in someone else's business.
From Casks to Riches: How The Macallan Became a Whiskey Unicorn
Whether you're a dusty hunter or just enjoying the finer things in life, we're all suckers for good marketing.
Feb 22 Markets Report: Fiat Currency Going to Zero?
Stocks continue to sell off, mortgage rates and home prices jump, the Canadian government becomes crypto’s public enemy number one, and California wines are giving French regions a run for their money.
Skin in the Game: How to Invest in the Metaverse
The metaverse is the next frontier: from cryptos and NFTs to stocks and ETFs, here’s how you can profit from this trillion-dollar megatrend.
Turning the Stables: Tether vs USDC, Which Will Be the Best Stablecoin?
Stablecoins are a lot like cars—reliable ones are made by reputable companies and the rest won't get you very far. Now the race is between Tether vs USDC.
Asset Trip with Kyle Asman: Investing in Venture Capital, Private Equity and Self-Storage
Alternative assets enthusiast and early stage software company investor talks getting into venture capital, investing in what you know, and why self-storage is great for passive income investors.
Gain Metaverse Exposure: The 4 Best Metaverse ETFs to Buy in 2022
Expose your portfolio to some otherworldly gains with the best metaverse ETFs, including METV, MESH, PUNK and MTAV.
The Game of Dethrones: Does Ethereum Stand a Chance Against Cardano and EOS?
Ethereum has never taken the threat of homicide seriously, but could Cardano be the ETH killer?
Happy HODLdays: Earning Interest With Peer-to-Peer Crypto Lending
Hodling is great, but it just doesn't cut it for everyone. As an alternative to staking, P2P crypto lending could be the flexible passive income you're looking for.
Feb. 15 Markets Report: Inflation Pops, Markets Drop
Investors flock to bonds for higher yields, the DoJ makes their largest financial seizure ever, and fuel prices are headed for a pump. Check out the highlights below and click through to the full report to get all the details.
Cut Out the Middleman: These P2P Lending Trends Have Banks Shook
From global expansion to artificial intelligence, here's how peer-to-peer lending trends could reshape finance forever.
Kookie, Lend Me Your Home: What is Peer-to-Peer Real Estate Lending?
Real estate investing has never been easier, thanks to P2P real estate lending platforms.
Going Meta: The 5 Best Metaverse Stocks to Buy in 2022
If you’re looking to add metaverse exposure to your portfolio, then you can’t go wrong with stocks like Meta, Nvidia and Roblox.
Asset Trip with Aryan Birla: Building the Infrastructure for Alternative Assets to Take Over
Alternative investing aficionado talks about investing in everything from Indian art to NFT land, shares the key to finding profitable physical assets, and pontificates on the bullish future of alts.
One Coin to Rule Them All: The Best Proof of Stake Coins To Watch in 2022
Not all protocols are created equal, and this is especially true regarding proof of stake. Here are the best proof of stake cryptos and why you should know about them.
Feb. 8 Markets Report: Half a Honus Is a Whole Fortune
Farmland’s impressive run might be ending, millions of ETH are missing and the culprit is unidentified, and Honus Wagner cards are worth a fortune even in terrible condition.
Ready Player One: What Is the Metaverse?
From socializing with other avatars and attending virtual concerts to making a living playing video games, here’s everything you need to know about the metaverse.
To Stake or Not to Stake: Proof of Stake Explained Simply
Proof of stake may overtake proof of work. So what is proof of stake? How does proof of stake work? Here's proof of stake explained simply.
Use It Or Lose It: The 8 Best Crypto Utility Tokens
From popular options like Binance Coin and Chainlink to Decentraland, ENJIN and Arweave, here are some of the best crypto utility tokens in 2022.
Making Money Banklessly: Is Investing in P2P Loans a Good Idea?
What are peer to peer loans? Are P2P loans risky? Here's what you need to know before investing in P2P loans.
Asset Trip with Allan Randall: Making Tax-Efficient Investments, Whether Traditional or Alternative
Financial advisor Allan Randall talks maximizing your returns and minimizing your taxes on everything from stocks and bonds to real estate to crypto.
Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake: Why Proof of Stake Hasn't Killed Proof of Work...Yet
Is proof of work dead? What's the difference between proof of work (PoW) and proof of stake (PoS)? The answers aren't as clear as you think.
We’re All in a Learning Curve: Stablecoins and the Future of Money
Tether founder William Quigley, policymakers like Elizabeth Warren, and everyday consumers share their perspectives on stablecoins and the future of money.
Markets Report: Week of January 31, 2022
Spotify faces a backlash and pays the price in the market, Oil prices are soaring, tech startups are facing an uncertain future, and football cards are fetching big prices at auction during the playoffs.
Is Kadena the Bitcoin Killer? Everything You Need to Know
Is Kadena the proof-of-work blockchain Bitcoin was meant to be?
Protect Your Privacy: The Best Non-KYC Crypto Exchanges in 2022
Trade crypto without leaving a breadcrumb trail for hackers and intrusive parties.
Asset Trip with Clay Gardner: Old World Wealth Management Meets New World Investing Strategies
Titan Co-CEO talks building human investment managers into an easy-to-use app, finding quality in the market, and explaining tech stocks to his grandma.
The Best Cryptocurrency Platforms to Invest With in 2022 (Maximize Growth, Minimize Fees)
Cryptocurrency investing platforms like Coinbase, Kraken, Gemini, eToro, Coinrule, BlockFi and more can help you maximize your returns while minimizing fees.
The Best Open Source Crypto Wallets for Bitcoin and Ethereum in 2022
Some of the best open source crypto wallets include Electrum, Mycelium, Blockstream Green and Copay for Bitcoin or MyEtherWallet for Ethereum.
Studying While Stacking Cash? These Are the Best Robo Advisors for College Students in 2022
Fidelity Go, Betterment, Acorns, and SoFi are just some of the best robo advisors for college students looking to start investing for the future.
Markets Report: Week of January 24, 2022
Dire predictions for the stock market abound, NFTs are controversial among gamers, and crypto might not be as “alternative” of an investment as we thought.
The Emperor's New Crypto: A Deep Dive into HEX and its Founder's Scam-Filled History
HEX crypto has been called a scam and a Ponzi scheme, and a closer look at founder Richard Heart and the coin's history suggests that might be true.
The Best Crypto Tracking Apps for Managing Your Portfolio in 2022
Crypto tracking apps like Blockfolio/FTX, Delta, Coin Market Manager, CoinStats, and Lunch Money can help you do more with your crypto portfolio.
DeFi Staking Guide: Forget Mining Crypto and Start Staking
This DeFi staking guide explains how to get in on the latest passive income trend in crypto with nothing more than an internet connection.
From Newbie to Venture Capitalist: The Best Startup Investment Sites
Crowdfunding platforms like Republic, Wefunder, MicroVentures, Spaced Ventures, NextSeed and more are some of the best startup investments sites whether you're accredited or not.
Asset Trip with Aaron Burnett: Taking Your Investment to the Moon, Quite Literally
Spaced Ventures CEO talks investing in space technology, finding those magical 100X returns, and…cattle farming in Paraguay?
The 9 Best NFT Marketplaces for Buying and Selling Non-Fungible Tokens in 2022
The best NFT marketplaces in 2021—Rarible, Fractional, OpenSea, SuperRare, NBA TopShot and more—make it easy to buy, sell, and invest in NFTs.
Limit Downside Risk: Which Crypto Exchanges Have Stop Loss
Stop losses let you hold onto your winning trades for longer without taking on extra risk.
Markets Report: Week of January 17, 2022
The NFT market is worth a fortune—but beware of scammers, a Tom Brady rookie card makes a splash on Twitter, and the money's in farmland (according to VCs anyway).
The Top NFT Artists to Invest In Right Now, in 2022, From CryptoPunks to Up-and-Comers
Evaluating NFTs like an art investor who's terminally online might help you learn how to turn collecting into a profitable hobby.
What Are the Best NFT Stocks for 2022?
Buying stock in companies like DraftKings, Cloudfare, and eBay is an easy way to add NFT exposure to your portfolio.
The 8 Best Crypto Staking Coins for Maximum Yield in 2022
You can earn passive income by staking crypto coins like Polkadot, Cardano, Tezos, Aglorand, Polygon, and more.
The Best Apps for Passive Income (Low Effort, Regular Returns)
Passive income apps like Fundrise, Crypto.com, Yieldstreet, SMBX, Worthy, and more can help you earn weekly, monthly or annual income on your investment.
Add Farmland Exposure to Your Portfolio in 2022 With These Top Agriculture ETFs
Add agriculture exposure to your portfolio with the best farmland ETFs, including DBA, CORN, and TAGS.
Asset Trip with Ezra Levine: From Collector to Investor, Merging Passion and Profit
Collectable CEO talks turning your hobby into a legitimate investment and making money off everything from sports cards to historical documents.
Buy Low, Sell High: Best Apps for Crypto Price Alerts
Who says you can’t time the market? Price alerts help crypto investors get in early and leave before getting wrecked. Here’s how.
The New Normal: Top 2022 Real Estate Trends Fueled by COVID-19
Americans are moving away from big cities, looking for more space and affordability. Retail is struggling while logistic real estate booms.
Top 2022 ESG Investing Trends: Greener Pastures Lie Ahead
...but only if we come up with a more well-defined, transparent rating system for ESG investors.
Everything You Need to Know About Robinhood's New Crypto Wallet
Robinhood is launching a crypto wallet in 2022. The wallet will feature security measures offered in partnership with Chainalysis, and you can sign up now.
Best Crypto Robo Advisors for 2022: From Bitcoin Bots to Automated Crypto Investing
Crypto robo advisors like Wealthfront, Titan, and Hedonova offer diversified crypto funds, while crypto bots like Coinrule let you automate a more active trading strategy.
What is Solana Crypto?
A look at one of the most popular blockchains and its native altcoin, SOL.
From Luka to The Mick: Best Sports Cards to Invest in 2022
From Luka to Mickey Mantle to the up-and-comers, here's how to find undervalued sports cards and turn your hobby into an investment.
Markets Report: Week of January 10, 2022
There's a new crypto billionaire topping the charts, NFT marketplace options are expanding, and startups had a huge year with the 2022 forecast for funding looking bright.
Best Real Estate Apps for Investors in 2022
Real estate investing like Fundrise, Concreit, CrowdStreet, and Fund That Flip let investors get started in real estate with a smartphone and as little as $1.
From Tether to Dai: The Best Stablecoins in 2022
Stablecoins are being touted as the future of currency, but what is the best stablecoin?
Best Football Cards to Buy In 2022 From Brady to Mahomes
Panini is now the best brand of NFL football cards to buy, and these are the packs and players to look for.
A Complete Guide to Investing in DeFi
It’s even more exciting than Monopoly, since everyone gets to act like the bank.
Best Basketball Cards to Buy in 2022 From Jordan to Doncic
Panini is the hottest brand of NBA basketball cards, and these are the packs and players to invest in.
Keep Your Eyes (and Wallet) On These Top DeFi Coins in 2022
There's a bright future in store for the best DeFi coins, which include AAVE, LINK, AVAX, CAKE, and UNI.
Asset Trip with David McAlvany: The King of Gold on Inflation Hedging and Finding Value Buys
Vaulted CEO talks about why one of the oldest asset classes—precious metals—should be part of every modern investor's portfolio.
Is Chainlink a Good Investment in 2022? What the Data Is Telling Us
If data is the new oil, then Chainlink is the Standard Oil of the cryptocurrency market.
From Disney Figurines to Vintage Wines: The Best Collectibles to Invest in for 2022
Toys, vinyl records, fine wine, vintage jewelry, and sports memorabilia are collectibles that may offer a good return on investment in the coming years.
Best Robo Advisors for Roth IRAs in 2022
Platforms like Wealthfront, Betterment, and Ellevest can help you maximize your retirement savings, without lifting a finger yourself.
Shoot for the Moon: Is Polkadot a Good Investment in 2022?
Polkadot is the newest kid on the block. But can it reach the top 2 spot?
Markets Report: Week of January 03, 2022
Stocks are starting the year on a high, crypto's in a slump, and NFTs creep farther into the physical world
Is Ripple a Good Investment in 2022? Here's What You Should Know
There’s a new crypto sheriff in town, and XRP has found itself on the wrong side of the law.
Best Robo Advisors for Beginners in 2022
Acorns, Betterment, and Sofi are just some of the best robo advisors for beginners looking to get started investing.
Cardano vs. Solana: Which is Better?
Both of these Ethereum Killers have made a killing for your wallet, but which is poised to do better in 2022?
2021 Investor's Voice Awards: This Year's Hottest Investing Trends
A showcase of the year's hottest investing trends as indicated by you, the people.
Asset Trip with Whale Shark: A Prolific NFT Collector and His Non-Traditional Investments
Founder of $WHALE talks about his collection of 400,000+ NFTs, childhood investments in Dragon Ball Z cards, and how NFT creators can create a clear vision and plan for their art.
The Future Is Now: Generative Art and NFTs Explained
Generative art is digital art that uses computers to generate art through a combination of coded rules and randomness.
How Do Crypto Exchanges Work? Everything You Need to Know
Crypto exchanges are marketplaces where you can buy, sell, and trade crypto. Here's how.
Markets Report: Week of December 13, 2021
Inflation looms large, Tether finds a standard bearer in Asia, and Omicron concerns produce varying results
A Guide to Getting Into DeFi on Coinbase
Coinbase is a centralized crypto exchange that offers DeFi options like DeFi coins and the decentralized Coinbase Wallet.
DeFi Wallets: Everything You Need to Know to Secure Your Crypto
DeFi wallets like Coinbase Wallet, MetaMask, and Argent are decentralized wallets that give you complete control over your crypto.
The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Cardano: Is it a Good Investment?
A look into what makes this eco-friendly “Ethereum killer” so buzzworthy
Binance USD (BUSD): What You Need to Know About Binance's Stablecoin
Binance's stablecoin, BUSD, is one of the most popular thanks to its stability, transparency, and high interest rates.
Markets Report: Week of December 06, 2021
Tech heavy-hitters make moves, a roller coaster on blockchain, and SEC troubles for EV makers
Tax Efficient Investing Goes AI: The Best Robo Advisors for Tax-Loss Harvesting
If you want to take advantage of tax-loss harvesting, look into robo advisors like Schwab, Betterment, Wealthfront, Personal Capital, and SigFig.
These Are the Top 10 Best States for Farmland in the US
Montana, Oklahoma, and Wyoming offer the most affordable farmland, while spendier states like California and Kentucky are known for their profitable crops.
Crypto Wallet vs Exchange: Where to Stash Your Crypto
Crypto exchanges like Coinbase and Binance make it easy to store your crypto, but keeping your coins in an external wallet is more secure.
6 Best Peer-to-Peer Investment Platforms
Nexus, BlockFi, and MyConstant are just some of the best P2P lending platforms for investors looking to add a new stream of passive income to their portfolio.
Types of Crypto Wallets Explained: Which Is Best for You?
There are five types of crypto wallets: hardware wallets, web wallets, mobile wallets, desktop wallets, and paper wallets. Some are safer than others.
Agricultural Real Estate: These Are the Best Farmland REITs
Farmland REITs like LAND and FPI make it easy to invest in agriculture without owning a farm.
Markets Report: Week of November 29, 2021
Omicron spooks the markets, Jack Dorsey's out at Twitter, and China throws its weight around.
Cardano vs. Dogecoin: Which is Better?
One is a serious blockchain infrastructure solution, while the other is a fun and lucrative (for some) internet meme.
High Stablecoin Interest Rates: What They Are and Where to Find Them
Stablecoin interest rates are up to 14% now. Here's how to earn more on your crypto with stablecoins.
The Best Platforms for Dividend Investing: Dividend Stocks, Real Estate, and More
If you're looking to earn dividends or passive income, dividend investing platforms like TD Ameritrade, M1, Fundrise, and Mainvest can help you get there.
How to Invest in Farmland (Without Buying a Farm)
You can invest in farmland by investing in farmland stock, farmland ETFs, farmland REITs, or farmland crowdfunding platforms.
Asset Trip with Justin Choi: An Inside Look at a Financial Advisor's Portfolio
Certified financial planner and Fidelity consultant talks asset allocation, aggressive long-term investing, and why financial planning is for everyone—especially young folks.
Markets Report: Week of November 15, 2021
NFTs reach Saturn, top coins plateau and a singular icon goes IPO.
Stablecoins Explained: Can a Cryptocurrency Actually Be Stable?
Stablecoins combine the stability of commodities and fiat currency with the security and decentralization of cryptocurrency.
Should You Invest Your Emergency Fund?
It's generally not a good idea to invest your emergency fund, but there are ways to earn more without risking it all.
How to Start Investing in Wine (For the Rest of Us)
Looking to diversify your investment portfolio? Fine wine’s annualized returns are simply intoxicating.
Asset Trip with Ryan Frazier: Using Rental Properties to Achieve Financial Independence
Arrived Homes CEO talks about leveraging the boom in single-family real estate to generate passive income, some big startup investing wins, and finding that perfect balance between risk and return.
Investing in Music Royalties: Aggressive Beats, Passive Income
Investing in music royalties is a great way to diversify your portfolio while earning passive income, and new platforms make it easy for anyone to get started.
How to Invest in Cannabis: From Marijuana Stocks to CBD Startups
From investing in marijuana stocks and ETFs to buying a stake in a weed startup, here's how you can invest in cannabis.
Markets Report: Week of November 8, 2021
Welcome to the Markets Report, our weekly look back at peaks, pops and omni-asset performance.
What Is a 1031 Exchange? Minimizing the Tax Bill On Your Real Estate Investment
What if I said you could pay little to no taxes on your property sale? Sounds too good to be true, but it’s not.
Are Alternative Investments Too Risky? Endowments and Pension Funds Say No
Retail investors might see alternative investments as risky, but endowments invest more than half their portfolio in alternatives—and with good results.
How to Make a Will (Whether DIY or With a Lawyer)
Creating a will doesn't have to be expensive and complicated. Here's how to make sure your wealth and belongings are passed onto your loved ones.
Internal Rate of Return Explained: Comparing Real Estate Investment Opportunities
Internal Rate of Return (IRR) is a way of measuring real estate returns that takes into account the time value of money.
Asset Trip with Kenny Rose: Finding an Unlikely Investment in Franchises
Founder of fractional franchise investing platform FranShares talks building a more recession-resistant portfolio with franchise investing, passive income, and investing in yourself.
Markets Report: Week of November 1, 2021
Welcome to the Markets Report, our weekly look back at peaks, pops and omni-asset performance.
The 4 Stages of Your Financial Life Cycle and How to Invest for Each
From early career to retirement, here's how to save and invest during each of the four stages of your financial life cycle.
A 10-Step Guide to Saving and Investing for a Career Change
They say to leap and the net will appear—but anyone planning a career change will probably want a little more reassurance than that.
Futures vs Options Explained: Maximize Profit or Limit Risk?
Both futures and options trading are risky but potentially lucrative forms of investing. Here's the difference.
Capital Gains Taxes Explained: Invest More Tax-Efficiently
Most people pay a capital gains tax of 15% on investments, but understanding the ins and outs of how it's applied can lower your tax bill.
Liquid Assets vs Fixed Assets: How They Fit Into Your Portfolio
Liquid assets are easily converted into cash while fixed assets aren't. Here's how to fit both into your investment portfolio.
Asset Trip with Masha Golovina: How Masterworks' Head of Art Acquisitions Chooses Paintings to Invest In
Art acquisitions specialist talks about the intersection of art and finance, getting started in fine art investing, and the lessons she's learned along the way.
Solo 401(k) vs SEP IRA vs SIMPLE IRA: Which is Best for You?
If you're self-employed or a business owner, saving for retirement is hard. Getting a solo 401(k), SEP IRA, and Simple IRA can speed up the process.
Markets Report: Week of October 25, 2021
Welcome to the Markets Report, our weekly look back at peaks, pops and omni-asset performance.
How to Invest a Windfall (from $10,000 to $100,000+)
If you've stumbled upon some unexpected cash, here's how you can invest your windfall to make the most of it.
Using Low Risk, High Return Assets to Protect Your Portfolio
If you're worried about losing money in the market but don't want to sacrifice returns, consider these low risk, high return investments.
How to Hedge Against (or Profit From) Inflation
When prices are expected to increase more than usual, it's important to take a look at your investments and make sure they can hedge against inflation.
Asset Trip with Swati Chaturvedi: Passing On Delivery Apps to Fund Deep Tech Startups That Could Change the World
Propel(x) CEO talks investing in revolutionary science and "deep tech"—a term she coined years ago with a group of angel investors from MIT—and shares her opinion on crowdfunding platforms.
How to Invest Money After Selling a House
If you've got money leftover after selling your house, here's how you can invest to make the most of it.
Are Sustainable Investment Funds a Scam?
ESG investing is all the rage, but do the funds involved really practice what they preach? Here's what you need to know about sustainable investment funds.
Markets Report: Week of October 18, 2021
Welcome to the Markets Report, our weekly look back at peaks, pops and omni-asset performance.
How to Manage Your Money After a Large Salary Increase
Got a big raise at work, and now you're worried about managing your money responsibly? Here's what to do.
Bitcoin IRAs: Is Investing Your Retirement Money in Crypto a Good Idea?
Think twice before buying digital gold in your golden years.
Micro-Investing for Your Kid's Future
Investing your spare change with micro investing apps is one of the best ways to save a little extra for your child's future.
Drop It Like It’s Hot: If a Market Crash Is Coming, Should I Sell My Stocks?
Selling off all your stocks in a premature panic is rarely a good idea. Here's what to do instead.
Asset Trip with Josh Womack: From Angel Investing to Private Equity and Everything in Between
Angel investor and fund manager talks leaving a comfortable job to start his own investment firm, vetting startups, buying real estate, and the future of the alternatives space in a post-pandemic world.
Do You Know How Much You're Paying for Your 401(k)?
Most people don't know what their 401(k) fees are, and you could be overpaying. Here's how to find out.
Making Lemonade With Lemons: How to Invest Your Divorce Settlement Money
Make sure your post-divorce financial house is in order first, then consider these various investment strategies for investing divorce settlement money.
The Largest Art Buyer in the World is Now...an Investing App?
Valued at over $1 billion, art investing platform Masterworks is now the largest buyer of fine art in the world.
Doubling Your Retirement Savings as a Married Couple: Joint IRAs, Spousal IRAs, and Other Options
You can't have a joint IRA even as a married couple, but you can still invest for retirement together with spousal IRAs, joint brokerage accounts, and more.
Go for Growth: What You Need to Know About Investing in Tech Stocks
Should you just keep it simple and buy Apple stock? Or is there more to it?
Angel Investing vs Venture Capital vs Private Equity: Investing in Private Companies
From investing in early-stage startups to big-name private companies, here's the difference between angel investing, venture capital, and private equity.
Cash Flow is King: Estimating Whether a Rental Property Will Give You a Good ROI
Don’t get caught up in a DIY nightmare or forget the hidden costs of being a landlord.
Asset Trip with Anthony Zhang: A Serial Entrepreneur and Wine Investor's Non-Traditional Portfolio
Vinovest's CEO talks about wine as an asset class, investing to support his entrepreneurial endeavors, and why the traditional 60/40 portfolio is a thing of the past.
Together Is Better: Invest for Retirement With Your Spouse
Investing for two? Here's how much you need to save for retirement as a couple and how to do it.
Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early or Invest?
Paying off your mortgage early is a guaranteed way to free up extra cash, but investing could get you higher returns. Here's how to choose.
Asset Trip with Yohei Nakajima: From Becoming a Venture Capitalist to Creating His Own NFTs
Partner at VC firm Untapped Capital talks about breaking into the world of startup investing, why he prefers a concentrated investing strategy, and getting hooked on the creative, collaborative world of NFTs.
Commercial vs. Residential Real Estate Investing: Chase Returns or Play it Safe?
Residential real estate investing might be easier, more affordable, and generally safer, but commercial real estate has its perks too.
Follow the Green, Not the Dream: How to Pick Winning Startups
Startup investing can make you a lot of money, but you can also lose it all. Here's how to pick a startup to invest in.
Changing Jobs? What to Do With Your 401(k) So You Don't Leave Money On the Table
Cashing out your 401(k) isn't always wise. Instead, roll it over into a new 401(k) or an IRA. Here's how.
Asset Trip with Artem Milinchuk: Why This Startup Founder Believes ESG Is the Future of Investing
The FarmTogether founder talks about his love for US farmland as an asset class, greenwashing in sustainability, and why making the switch to ESG investing is best for both the planet and your wallet.
Pre-IPO Startup Investing Explained: Can You Beat the S&P 500?
Get access to the same billion-dollar opportunities as VC firms.
Investing as a Married Couple: How to Compromise on Risk and Reward
If you and your spouse have different risk tolerances, here's how to find common ground and work together toward your investing goals.
Setting Up a Trust Fund for Your Child Might Be an Expensive Mistake
Setting up a trust fund can come with big tax benefits and the ability to control how your wealth is passed down, but it's not always worth it.
Asset Trip with Austin Hankwitz: TikTok Star Shares His Crypto-Heavy, Passive Income Investing Strategy
Money influencer with 500k followers talks about winning stock picking strategies, early retirement, financial independence, and why almost half his portfolio is in crypto.
Hype Prophet: A Guide to Reselling Sneakers & Streetwear
If you're looking to make some cash flipping sneakers and reselling streetwear, you've got to learn how to predict the hype.
Sustainable Investing: How to Stop Funding Climate Change With Your Money
How to make your portfolio more sustainable and get into ESG investing without sacrificing your financial well-being.
Saving for Retirement vs College: Kid’s Career Plans or Funding Old Age?
You should prioritize saving for your retirement, but that doesn't mean you have to give up saving for your kid's college education.
It's Still a Seller's Market: Should You Invest in Real Estate or Wait?
Housing prices are hitting all-time highs, but that doesn't mean real estate investing is a bad idea. Here's what you need to know.
How Alternative Investments Are Taxed: Crypto, Art, Real Estate and More
Taxes on alternative investments depend on the type of asset you hold, how long you hold it, and your income. Here's what you need to know to avoid surprises.
Investing for College: 529 Plans and Alternatives
A 529 plan is only one way to save for college. Consider using an IRA, Coverdell ESA, or UTMA custodial account for more flexibility.
Hypebeasts Are Day Trading Streetwear, and These 3 Brands Turn the Biggest Profit
If someone told you they knew how to make a quick buck, would you run in the other direction? Well, what if all you had to do was stand in line?
How to Become an Accredited Investor (It's Easier Now Than Ever)
Get access to the deals high net worth investors have been using to supercharge their wealth-building power.
Crypto Noobs to the Moon: These Bitcoin Bots Trade Cryptocurrency for You, No Coding Necessary
Instead of looking back in 2030 and thinking "If only I'd invested in Bitcoin 10 years ago…," get started today with a crypto bot that will hold your hand through all the dips and peaks.
Buying a House vs Investing: Make Double-Digit Returns or Settle Down?
Should you tie yourself down to 3% appreciation per year when you can invest in assets that go “to the moon” in months?
Asset Trip with Richard McBeath: Inside a Startup Founder’s Hands-Off, Smartphone-Friendly Investing Strategy
MoneyMade founder Richard McBeath talks big crypto wins, buying stocks for the first time, intuition, and moving away from quick wins to focus on the long game.