When it comes to retirement savings, we all do wish for the same amount of investment freedom that we usually get with our other investments. Traditionally, most of the financial institutions offer limited investment options, starting with stocks and bonds to mutual funds and CDs only.
Robert Kiyosaki coined a timeless piece of wisdom in the form of this quote:
“Most people fail to realize that in life, it’s not how much money you make, it’s how much money you keep.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
It is quite often the case when people make a lot of money but find it difficult to keep it with them. Taxes, inflation, market movements, and mismanaged investments are among some of the common culprits.
America is a nation on the move. The Census Bureau says 35.9 million of us picked-up and went somewhere else in 2013, almost 12% of the entire population.
We move because of such things as jobs, climate, family and schools but there’s another reason as well: A good move can be worth $1 million and maybe more.
This article is Part 4 of a four-part series on Land Trusts. You can find Part 1 here: Understanding Land Trusts
In the previous installment of the Understanding Land Trusts series, we discussed the Due-on-Sale Clause and how the land trust benefits you. In this part we will discuss various strategies to keep your land trust involvement private.
Constructing a Land Trust for Privacy
Before I break down the risks of investing, one of the most important things you need to look at is; what is the risk of not investing?
Whether in businesses, real estate, stocks or mutual funds – what's the risk of not investing your cash?
What is the risk of just putting it under the mattress and saving your money, or putting it into a bank account that makes a tiny interest rate every month – what are those risks?