After I got married, we started buy rental homes. Then we added managing properties for other investors. We'll own five houses free and clear when I'm 47.
Some of today's financial products resemble the murder holes of medieval times in that you are almost guaranteed to lose if you get caught in one.
Only time will tell if gold gains regains its luster after a couple of years of unpolished performance.
Three childhood friends turn California dreaming into a fledgling business involving yerba mate, a traditional energy-booting tea.
Most investors think they have a self-directed IRA when in fact they have one that limits their investment choices. Do you know which one you have?
To diversify my assets and reduce my risk, I have always wanted to invest in real estate. To avoid landlord hassles, I chose REITs and empty land.
Billionaires have often been industrialists, real estate moguls or technology pioneers, but James Simons began his path to riches using math.
Lunar Mission One is offering to send your digital memory (or even your DNA) to the moon to be stored for a billion years.
Gold is at a more than 4-year low. How are its investors -- who are often older -- faring, and what can they expect?
You know about home equity loans, which let you borrow against your house. Now you can sell part of your home's possible future appreciation for cash today.
An Apple computer that co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for $600 will soon hit the auction block and could fetch a fortune.
A Web domain speculation company hopes to sell ebola.com for $150,000, but so far, it looks like no one in the pharmaceutical industry is likely to buy.
Sometimes the most important factor in making a good deal is access to financing, and private lenders might offer easier access than banks.
CYNK stock fell dramatically after a two-week halt in trading. Information is scant about the firm and what pushed it to a one-time $6 billion market cap.
Several new firms are touting robo-advisers that can manage your investments. The price is right, but are you ready to give up a live financial adviser?
Gold? No. Oil? No. We're talking a truly vital commodity, one with long-term potential to rise in price. And now, you can easily add it to your portfolio.
The art abandonment movement is about liberating original pieces of art -- for free -- to people who will love them.
In one sentence, California legalizes virtual currencies like bitcoin and community currencies. The world's eighth-largest economy is setting a trend.
We may be one of the few countries in the world to call it soccer but we, like the rest of the world, are starting to get a kick out of the sport.
There are probably billions of dollars in seemingly obsolete foreign currency in the U.S. just waiting to be found and converted into cold hard cash.
Folks on TV shows like "American Pickers" who claim their collections are their retirement portfolio are living in a risky world.
A decade ago, Chance Rides was flagging, so the family running the amusement ride business started daily meetings -- a ritual that continues to this day.