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Thomas Young

Co-Founder & CMO Thomas Young is a marketing professional with years of experience in the start-up community.

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Is a Solo 401(k) Right For You?

A Solo 401(k) is a retirement plan that can be used by the self-employed. If you're self-employed and looking to set up a retirement plan, then a Solo 401(k) might be right for you. In this article, we'll discuss what it's like to have a Solo...

Rocket Dollar Blog | Alternative Assets for a Diversified Portfolio

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Alternative Assets for a Diversified Portfolio

The last few months have been tough for investors. The stock market is volatile, and interest rates are increasing, making it challenging to grow...

Rocket Dollar Blog | 4 Alternative Investing Myths

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3 Alternative Investing Myths

Alternative investments are becoming more and more common in the portfolios of investors. However, alternative investment strategies have suffered...

5 Metrics to Watch for Alternative Investment Performance

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5 Metrics to Watch for Alternative Investment Performance

Alternative investments are an excellent way to diversify your portfolio. One important gauge of success is to assess alternative investment...

Looking into alternative investments? Equity crowdfunding is one asset to check out.

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Alternative Investments: Equity Crowdfunding

To understand how crowdfunding became so popular as a method to raise capital, it helps to know the history of how crowdfunding came into being.

Interested in expanding your investments? Read why startup investing could be a good option.

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Alternative Investments: Startup Investing

Investing in startup companies has significant risk, yet if you happen to be an early investor in a successful startup, you may also reap substantial...

Private equity investing holds some big opportunities for the right investor. Read why.

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Alternative Investments: Private Equity Investing

Some investors incorrectly assume that all retirement accounts have restrictions on the investments that they can make. This inflexibility might be...

Alternative Investments: Cryptocurrency Investing

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Alternative Investments: Cryptocurrency Investing

Cryptocurrency investing is an alternative investment category worth considering for a diversified portfolio.

The first cryptocurrency was Bitcoin,...

Ready to dive into the world of real estate investing? We’ve got everything you need to know about it here.

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Alternative Investments: Real Estate Investing

The often-quoted Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919) said, “90% of all millionaires become so through owning real estate.” With all due respect to Mr....

"Office Hours" on Rocket Your Dollar Podcast

When speaking to our audience members, it becomes clear that many folks have similar questions about our accounts, alternative assets, and how a...

Ready to set up your financial future with a more diversified portfolio? Here are 6 tips for doing just that.

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6 Tips For Creating A Diversified Portfolio With Alternative Investments

Investors are constantly looking to create a diversified portfolio of investment opportunities. Understanding how to diversify a portfolio using...

Unsure of the money moves to make for your financial future? Check out some ways to know if alternative investment options are right for you.

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How to Determine if Alternative Investment Options are Right for You

Alternative investments are an important component of your portfolio. However, too many investors spend too little time evaluating how well those...

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Here are the Rules When Rolling Over Your Pension to an IRA

If you have a traditional pension plan, you may have the option of taking a lump sum disbursement when you leave your job or retire. One of your...

On the fence about cryptocurrency? We’ve got 6 reasons for you to include it in your alternative investment plan here.

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6 Reasons To Incorporate Crypto In Your Alternative Investment Plan

Crypto is one of the biggest buzzwords of our times, but is it really worth all the fuss? If you’re on the fence as to whether you should take the...

What are Alternative Investments?

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What are Alternative Investments?

For most people, building some level of financial peace of mind for the future is a constant goal. Whether it's building financial security or...

5 Signs You Need to Refresh Your Retirement Account

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5 Signs You Need to Refresh Your Retirement Account

As you look ahead to your senior years, making sure your retirement account is well set up is necessary if you intend to live your golden years with...

Struggling with your financial future? Check out 7 common financial planning issues and how to fix them.

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7 Common Financial Planning Issues And How to Fix Them

Financial planning is crucial for your future. Without proper financial planning, you may find yourself without enough funds to retire when you want....

Having trouble reviewing an alternative investment platform? We have 7 features for you to look into for each platform you look at.

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7 Features to Look for in Your Alternative Investment Platform

Diversifying your investment portfolio with alternative investments broadens your future potential for attractive returns beyond stocks and bonds....

 If you’re looking into diversifying your retirement, make sure to check out these 7 benefits of alternative investments.

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7 Benefits of Alternative Investments

When you think of the term "alternative investments," you likely think of complicated investments or investments reserved for institutional...