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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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Tags: Alternative Investments

$24 Billion Opportunity on this “Dead Stock”

“Maybe it’s your bony elbows,” said my wife. She was busy throwing out a bunch of my sweaters, just like she does every fall. You see, after a year or two of wear, holes emerge in the elbows of my sweaters. And as my wife has suggested, the likely culprit…

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Tags: Startups

Invest Alongside James Cameron for 1,000% Returns

Avatar, James Cameron’s epic science-fiction movie, was released in 2009. It was meant to be in theaters ten years earlier. But according to Cameron, the technology he needed to achieve his vision just wasn’t available back then. But once the technology was available — boom! Avatar soon became the highest-grossing…

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Invest Alongside the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s “Science and Technology Directorate” (S&T) Group recently developed something new: A robotic arm that could defuse a bomb. Here’s what it looks like: S&T had some help… It developed the arm with two groups that have experience in this area: Israel’s Ministry of Public…

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Tags: Startups Robots

Could This Man be “The Next Elon Musk”?

My wife’s family is from a small town on the coast of Maine called Brunswick. We visit every summer and I always look forward to it… We spend time with her family, walk around historic areas filled with shops that haven’t changed for generations — and most importantly, we eat the…

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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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Tags: Alternative Investments

Amazon (AMZN) Trading for $1.50!?

Imagine being able to hop into a time machine and head back to 1996, the dawn of the Internet. You’d be able to pick up Apple stock when it was trading at just $0.25 a share… Or shares of Amazon when it was trading at just $1.50 a share. That…

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How the Rich Plan to Stay Rich in 2023

Are the rich really so different from everyone else? After all, we all put on our pants one leg at a time. And no one’s immune to nuisances like the common cold or hangovers. But in at least one important way, the rich really are different. Today, I’ll explain how this difference…

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Tags: Alternative Assets

The Perfect “Real-Estate Recession” Investment?

Real Estate can be a fantastic asset class. Not only does it give you the potential to earn big gains as property values increase… but it also gives you the opportunity to earn ongoing income. But given the environment today — high real estate prices, sky-high mortgage rates, a strong…

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Tags: Real Estate