Ending High Cost Investing Thanks to Jack Bogle, most of us understand the impact of fees on long-term investment returns. He was the one who pushed the notion that while 1% does not sound like a lot, when returns revert to the mean, about 8%, 1% is 12.5% of the total return.
The Best Ways To Donate To Help Disaster Victims The devastation from the Oklahoma tornado is so great, it?s only natural that you?ll want to help. But before whipping out your checkbook, going online to make a contribution or texting a donation, you?ll want to ensure that your dollars will be used wisely. The same goes for helping victims of other disasters.
Investing In P2P Loans: Learn To Love Defaults And Late Payments Investing in peer-to-peer loans can provide you double digit annual returns. However, you need to be prepared for defaults. Many borrowers aren?t going to pay off the full amount they owe. Ironically, a large number of defaults may be a sign that you?re investing correctly.
What Is A Family Office? The very wealthy are in unprecedented numbers turning to family offices to address many of their financial and life issues. To compete, many of the traditional providers such as private banks and brokerage firms are establishing their own family office practices for their wealthiest clients. This client-intense renaissance is a function of the appeal of the family office model to the wealthy. Basically, there are two types of family offices ? single-family and multi-family offices.
A Quick Guide to Finding the Right Investors When that time comes to raise an institutional round, especially for first time entrepreneurs, it can be tempting to take checks from anybody and everybody who?s willing to put down. In an ideal world, as much as it is a dating process for venture capitalists or angels to find the right investment opportunity, it is equally important for entrepreneurs to do the same, because who you jump in bed with can either be a source of power or a major distraction throughout your company?s existence.