If you're an alternative investor listen up! There are a number of factors you must consider when determining the value of an alternative investment. Your starting point is a price guide because it'll enable you to look up the price of a comparable item to discover what “fair value” is. But to get a clear idea of what an item should sell for, you'll need to consider other factors. Read on to f... ››› more
“When traditional investments go down in value, people tend to get out of those markets. And the need to put their money into something safer like gold, art, coins or stamps leads to increased demand for alternative investments. When this happens, the price of these collectibles shoots up. So if you're looking for a less extreme response to difficult times you need to take a serious look at alte... ››› more
Investments come in all shapes and sizes - there are shares, ETFS, bonds, unit trusts, cash and much more. Most of us know a lot about these ‘traditional investment. But that's not all there is. If you know what you're doing, you can also invest in alternative investments - like stamps, art and coins - to make big money. Read on to find out why investing in stamps can be extremely lucrative.
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