With the chance to bring positive change to underserved areas, the potential for outsized returns and the prospect of substantial tax breaks, opportunity zones are a hot investment idea in real estate. The one big catch? As today’s article notes, “Unlike buying shares of Apple or Google, which you can sell whenever you’d like or hold on to forever, investing in an opportunity zone has a set of time hurdles set by the special tax treatment.” So are opportunity zones the right opportunity for you? The author examines what investors need to consider – including the key decision they need to make about their investment strategy. For more, CLICK HERE.
Delegating control of your money to a financial professional can seem like a good way of unburdening yourself of financial stress. However, the author of today’s article cautions that “When we surrender control, we are much more likely to be a victim of fraud or negligence, and…we put ourselves in a position of reacting to plans made on our behalf and letting our financial situation dictate our life goals rather than the other way around.” She proceeds to outline seven things she believes individuals need to know about their money that “will dramatically improve your odds of achieving your financial goals and avoiding financial disasters.” CLICK HERE.