Author: Wealthy

The Power of Compounding and Frugality for Early Retirement

Achieving early retirement might seem like an unattainable goal for many. But with the right financial approach, investment mix, and a healthy dose of frugality, it can become a reality. In this article, we’ll explore the power of compounding and frugality for early retirement. We will see practical examples of how these concepts can transform […]

Portfolio Performance Metrics

When choosing an investment strategy, it’s important to have a solid understanding of past performance metrics to determine potential risks and returns. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the common metrics used to evaluate investment performance. General Performance Metrics Time-Weighted Returns When measuring the performance of a portfolio, returns are simply the money gained […]

How wealth management firms can help grow your savings

Wealth management firms are companies that manage investors’ money in order to make a profit. The main goal of these firms is to grow their clients’ wealth through the management of mutual funds, retirement accounts, stock portfolios and more. History of Wealth Management Firms Wealth management firms have a long history dating back to the […]

Startup Investing: Risks, returns and growth phases

Startup investing is not for everyone. In a previous article I talked about Crowdfunding. The article looked from the side of the investor, but not that of the company applying for crowdfunding. These are usually startups and today we will look at the various stages and investors associated with them. Phase 1: Bootstrap and Pre-seed […]

“Unveiling the Mystery of Hedge Funds: Characteristics, Investors, Costs and Performance of Financial Market Giants”

Hedge funds are a type of investment fund that have attracted much attention in recent decades due to their complex nature and often extraordinarily profitable investment results. In this article, we’ll explore what hedge funds are, their characteristics, who can invest, the associated costs, how they make money, and the performance metrics used to measure […]

Accredited Investors: Who They Are, How To Become One, And The Implications In Investing

Accredited investors are a category of investors who are considered legally eligible to invest in certain types of financial instruments. Thus they have the possibility to participate in investment opportunities reserved for professional investors. This status is reserved for individuals or entities with a high level of financial knowledge and experience. But also those who […]

Emerging Countries Bonds: Yield, Risks and Alternatives

Bonds are always important in our investment strategy. Emerging country bonds are financial instruments issued by countries that are considered to be economically developing. Emerging Countries are nations that are undergoing economic development and are trying to reach the level of developed Countries in terms of infrastructure, industries and living standards of the population. These […]

Investing in REITs vs Real Estate Crowdfunding: Which to Choose to Diversify Your Real Estate Investments

I’ve looked into REITs and Crowdfunding in the past on this blog. In this article I want to analyze the convenience between REITs and a particular section of crowdfunding, Real Estate Crowdfunding. Real Estate: A little bit of history Real estate investment has been one of the greatest wealth generators in the history of the […]

Crowdfunding and Crowdlending: What are the Differences

In recent years, crowdfunding and crowdlending have become increasingly popular as traditional investment alternatives. Both of these forms of collaborative financing allow investors to finance projects or businesses, but there are significant differences between the two options. In particular, crowdlending, also known as lending-based crowdfunding, offers in my opinion unique advantages over traditional crowdfunding. What […]