An Introduction to Investing in Collectables: Understanding Supply and Demand

Collectables, not to be confused with antiques or vintage items are by nature meant to be collected. Collectables can be described as items intended to be saved in an effort to commemorate a certain event, person or circumstance – with an assumption that they hold value above others, whether monetary or otherwise. What is the […]

An Introduction to Investing in Rare Coins

Rare coins make excellent alternative investments for the youthful investor’s portfolio. Rare coins are a type of investment based on scarcity and demand in the most simple terms. Unlike investing in stocks, coins are held in their physical form and must be kept in pristine condition to maintain their high value and often times rarity. […]

What are Alternative Investments?

I write a whole section on the various types of alternative investments, but what are they? Alternative investments are often times the types of investments that are stocks, bonds, or real estate. They can include a wide variety of investments including foreign currency, but more typically commodities and physical tangible assets. Did you know they […]

How Much Should I be Spending on my Hobbies?

Expensive hobbies can get out of hand fast, like that once in a lifetime opportunity to buy that rare collectable or antique you have been looking for for years. Even less expensive hobbies, like collecting Magic the Gathering trading cards can add up: a booster pack here, a pack there, a few decks and a […]