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3 Ways to Profit in South America’s Best-Kept Secret

3 Ways to Profit in South America’s Best-Kept Secret

“A $500,000 condo will be available for $250,000 to $300,000…” As I told RETA members in their monthly issue yesterday, in a crisis you sell what you can. That’s why even gold prices fell at the start of this crisis—and at the beginning of the last crisis too. Gold sellers aren’t betting on prices falling. Read more...: 3 Ways to Profit in South America’s Best-Kept Secret

The Real Reason I Invest in Real Estate…

The Real Reason I Invest in Real Estate…

Recently I told readers of my Roving Real Estate Investor e-letter that studies have shown residential real estate, not equity, has been the best long-run investment over the course of modern history. I told you how real estate is an asset we control, that can’t be inflated away, and that we can buy with other Read more...: The Real Reason I Invest in Real Estate…

The Best Long-Run Investment in Modern History

The Best Long-Run Investment in Modern History

The price of oil just hit minus $16.74 a barrel…from a low of almost minus $40. The S&P 500 dropped almost 3%. It’s Tuesday afternoon as I write this, but by the time you read it both oil and the stock market might be rebounding. That’s just the nature of these volatile markets. However, nothing Read more...: The Best Long-Run Investment in Modern History

Project Prosper: How to Save and Grow Your Retirement

Project Prosper: How to Save and Grow Your Retirement

The world’s economy has all but stopped. 22 million jobs lost in America in the last month. This is predicted to rise to 47 million jobs lost in the second quarter. If that happens, the unemployment rate will be over 32%. To put that in context, during the worst of the Great Depression the rate Read more...: Project Prosper: How to Save and Grow Your Retirement

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Profit

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Profit

They say it’s always windy in Cabo over Semana Santa (Holy Week). And boy is that true… From my terrace, the Pacific was a patchwork of white-capped waves. I sat watching for hours. No man-made noise…just the howling wind and roaring ocean. Yesterday morning, the wind stopped. The ocean was a flat mirror of dark Read more...: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Profit

20,000 Chinese Tourists and a Missing President…

20,000 Chinese Tourists and a Missing President…

This week, we’ve been traveling—in the loosest sense of the word—to some of your favorite destinations around the world. We explored the hottest opportunities in Portugal…visited Costa Rica’s most exciting new tourist destination…and trekked through Italy’s historic towns and cities, where we may soon see some insanely good crisis deals. To be privy to the Read more...: 20,000 Chinese Tourists and a Missing President…