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Making the choice to sell gold coins or sell gold jewelry has become one of the great American pastimes over the last three years or so. As gold prices continue to enjoy record-high prices — the price of gold has risen more than 70% in the last two years alone — many people are choosing to buy and sell gold as a way to earn some extra money.
But do you know all that there is to know about this fascinating precious metal?
Here are four interesting facts you probably didn’t know about selling your gold for cash:
Saving up for retirement doesn’t have to be an intimidating process. Purchasing an annuity can help you in your retirement years so you can still live the life you had while still in the work force. Most owners demonstrate a deep loyalty and commitment to their annuity purchases, with 93% stating they still own their first one. Below are a few answers to some of the basic questions you may have about annuities.
What are annuities? They are an insurance product that, after putting money into it over a certain amount of years, pay out income to the owner. Most people typically buy annuities to help manage their income in retirement, but are also a popular choice for investors.
Are there different types of annuities? There are two basic types: deferred and immediate. (more…)
Did you know that more than $160 billion of commercial real estate in the United States is currently in foreclosure, bankruptcy, or default? However, most commercial property is operating properly, so you have the option of investing in this type of real estate. Commercial real estate investing can generate a large ROI, but only when it is done correctly.
- How to buy commercial real estate. In order to make your investment more profitable, you must seek help from professional investment firms. American Real Estate Partners, for example, is an investment firm headed by Douglas E Fleit, (more…)
Did you know that the commercial property industry is worth nearly $1 trillion in the United States? As a result, investing in commercial property can help generate a substantial amount of cash inflow. However, before pursuing this investment option, it is important to know how and why to invest in REITs, or real estate investment trusts.
- How to invest in REITs. A real estate investment trust is a company that owns income-producing commercial real estate, such as restaurants, housing units, retail buildings, and office space. This means that in order to invest in REITs, you must typically either purchase their shares directly on an open market or invest in a public real estate mutual fund. Fortunately, an ef (more…)
Saving money is a skill that needs to be learned. Sadly, many Americans today are more than a little behind. We live in tumultuous times. It’s not enough to just have vague plans about the future…you need to have a concrete strategy that involves splitting and allocating your funds in the right places to keep [...]
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