Investing Ideas Articles

One Simple Rule for Making 10X Your Money

Startups are a strange animal. Even though they have the potential to hand investors like you life-changing profits… They also have a high probability of failing. Makes sense. After all, startups are new enterprises searching for a profitable business model. The thing is, identifying a profitable business model can take…

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Tags: Startups Returns

My #1 Strategy To Find the Next Starbucks

Fifty years ago, a tiny coffee shop with a strange name opened in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. It was called Starbucks, and it grew slowly at first. But as it expanded across the U.S. and overseas, its popularity and value started to soar. Eventually, twenty-four years after it was founded,…

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Simple Trick for a $23 million Payday

When I tell people what I do for a living, I hear things like this: “The stock market!? That’s a real crap shoot!” “You invest in startups? I’d rather play the lotto!” “Oh, isn’t that like gambling?” Comments like that used to bother me. But not anymore. Nowadays, I take them…

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Tags: Startups Gambling

How To Bank 1,071% Profits from Coconuts

Darn it — Amazon got me again! This time it was a mini waffle iron. I don’t even like waffles. Why would I buy a mini waffle iron? The reason is laughable. And it’s the same reason I bought a scalp massager, a milk frother, and a countertop cereal dispenser: Amazon’s…

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Tags: Startups

Report: Avoid Paying Taxes (like the rich)

ProPublica just published a groundbreaking report… It managed to get its hands on 25 years’ worth of tax returns for some of the wealthiest investors in the world. And what it discovered is almost unbelievable: In 2007, Jeff Bezos paid zero income taxes. In 2018, Elon Musk paid zero income…

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Tags: Startups Taxes

For 1,000% Gains, I Eat My Own Cooking

I love having dinner with my 2-year-old son. If he’s hesitant about something on his plate, I show him what he’s missing by eating it myself. He stares at me, intrigued. I can see him thinking, “Hmm, if Daddy likes it, it must be good.” I thought about this recently…

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Tags: Startups Profits

Turn $5k into $400,209 (without risking a DIME on stocks)

For the past couple of weeks, Matt and I have been telling you about a unique type of investment… An investment normally reserved for the country’s ultra-rich: Venture Capital Funds. As we’ve explained, these funds are similar to mutual funds. But instead of investing in stocks, they invest in an…

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Tags: Profits

Outperform Stocks by 916% (or more)

Want to trounce the stock market by 916% (or more) over the next year? If so, I’ve got some advice for you: Don’t invest in the stock market! After all, if you invest like everyone else does, your returns will be average. And who can afford to earn average returns?…

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How to Invest in One Startup Every Day

I know someone that’s made 110 startup investments — this year. That’s nuts. It means that, since Jan 1, they’ve made at least one investment every single weekday. Sure, startups can lead you to huge windfalls. And sure, their returns beat the stock market by nearly 10x. But still, one…

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This Bagel Is Worth $166,500

My brother can’t find a good bagel. In the grand scheme of things, this isn’t a threat to our civilization. But still, he’s a good kid, and he deserves a good bagel. The problem is, he used to live in New York City, home of the best bagels on earth.…

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Tags: Startups