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  • Alternative investments uncovered: Investing in collectibles
  • If you're looking for different alternative investments to buy into, have you considered collectibles? Collectibles can be a great portfolio diversifier as long as you know your niche market inside and out. So what are collectibles? And what makes them good investments? Read on to find out… What are collectibles? Collectibles are assets that don’t fall under any other alterna... ››› more
  • [03 July 2015]
  • What makes a collectible worth investing in?
  • If you want to add some diversification to your portfolio, have a look at collectibles. The collectibles market can perform differently to financial markets, helping to lower your overall investment risk. So what sort of collectibles should you look at as investments? Read on to find out… What are collectibles? Collectibles cover a vast array of different items. The most popular i... ››› more
  • [22 June 2015]
  • The downside of investing in collectibles
  • Whilst investing in collectibles can have many benefits, like all investments, there are disadvantages. So what are the disadvantages of investing in collectibles? Read on to find out… Five disadvantages of investing in collectibles Disadvantage #1: You pay a premium Unless you’re lucky enough to get your hands on collectibles at bargain prices, you’ll pay a premium. A dealer... ››› more
  • [12 June 2015]
  • Four key benefits of investing in collectibles
  • If you're looking for an alternative investment, have you considered investing in collectibles? Collectibles of an investment grade include art, classic cars, rare books and manuscripts. So why are collectibles a worthwhile investment prospect? Read on to find out… Collectibles as a long-term investment Collectibles can be a good addition to your investment portfolio. Think abo... ››› more
  • [11 June 2015]
  • How to successfully invest in collectibles
  • Investing in collectibles has two main benefits: Firstly, they add some much needed diversification to your portfolio. And secondly, they're an investment that you can enjoy. So if you're serious about investing in collectibles, what's the best way to go about it? Read on to find out… Five tips for investing in collectibles Whether you want to invest in rare coins, stamps or ar... ››› more
  • [22 May 2015]
  • Four benefits of investing in collectibles
  • The key to successfully diversifying your portfolio is to invest in different assets that respond in different ways to what's going on in the economy. One way to add diversification to your portfolio is to invest some of your money into collectibles. Let's take a closer look at the benefits of investing in collectibles… What are collectibles? Collectibles, otherwise known as alter... ››› more
  • [21 May 2015]
  • Follow these six tips to invest in collectibles successfully
  • Even though the realm of collectibles is vast, the rules for investing in them apply across the board. So how can you make the best investment decisions when it comes to buying collectibles? Read on to find out… Investing in collectibles tip #1: Buy the best your pocket can afford The best examples of collectibles appreciate more in value that more mediocre examples of the same it... ››› more
  • [30 April 2015]
  • The most important factor that will determine the worth of your collectibles
  • Investing in collectibles gives you an alternative way to let your money grow over the years. But you must have your wits about you and investigate your market thoroughly. Learn as much as you can about the collectibles that interest you. And use market experts to help you determine value and authenticate items for you. One factor has a large bearing on the value of your collectible and thi... ››› more
  • [29 April 2015]
  • Want to diversify your portfolio? Then it's time to invest in collectibles
  • Diversification is key to solid long-term returns from your portfolio. Different assets respond in different ways to what's going on in the economy. So if you're looking for a way to diversify out of the stock market, collectibles are a fantastic option. So why should you consider investing in collectibles? What are the disadvantages of investing in collectibles? And how can you get started... ››› more
  • [23 April 2015]
  • Follow these four rules to be a successful alternative market investor
  • “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
  • [05 April 2013]
  • Use this seven-point checklist to invest in antiques and collectibles like a pro
  • Any antique dealer will tell you that the most common thing they hear when doing an appraisal is: “This is old so it must be worth something”. That's not always true. To be a real collectible, the item needs to check off at least five of the following points on FSP Invest's antique appraisal checklist. “History has proven that whenever the economy has been under pressure, whether or not b... ››› more
  • [14 March 2013]


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