Alternative Investments Articles

Why a Shot of Tequila Can Make You a Better Investor

The history of tequila goes back two thousand years. That’s when the Aztec Indians figured out how to ferment juice from the blue agave plant. It was created as a ceremonial drink that had the power to comfort those who’d lost a cherished friend or family member. But its popularity didn't take off…

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Is a $275,000 Windfall Hiding in Your House?

Bruce Springsteen, Charlie’s Angels, and the Boston Celtics. Those were the posters that covered the walls of my room when I was a teenager. The crown jewel of the house, however, was in the kitchen — an original poster from the 1969 Woodstock music festival. My Mom hadn’t made it to…

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Get Drunk and Make 4x Your Money

Are the rich really so different from everyone else? Some say we’re all the same. After all, we all put our pants on one leg at a time, and no one’s immune to inconveniences like the common cold. But in at least one big way, the rich really are different.…

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How the Ultra-Rich Make 1,000% Returns

In the early 2000s, The Oakland A’s baseball team did something unexpected: It started winning. The reason for its success? It used computer models to build the right team. No more scouting for talent based on intuition. No more bias against pitchers who threw funny or looked funny. And no more favoring overpaid…

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Is the Apple Watch Rotten?

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. This Week’s Best Reading The Dramatic Growth of Alternative Finance Crowfundinsider interviews Zopa…

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