legal brothels

Investing in Brothels – It’s Legal in Rural Nevada

A few investors avoid companies that sell products like beer or cigarettes.  Some take it further and avoid companies that sell products that have a lot of caffeine or produce unhealthy junk foods; Islamic investors won’t even invest in a bank that charges interest on loans or in a company with a lot of cash…

medical practice

Doctors Should Buy More Medical Practices and Less Car Washes

Doctors and dentists are some of the smartest people out there, but often make the dumbest investing mistakes.  One of the biggest reasons for this is that they don’t have any time left in the day to learn about a particular investment, then once they buy it, they have no time to manage it.  Another thing they…

Islamic bonds

Should the U.S. Government Sell Islamic Bonds?

Sukuk (aka Islamic bonds) are Sharia-compliant bonds which do not pay interest.  Instead, they give the bond holder partial ownership of an asset and allow them to collect a portion of the income or rents that the asset generates.  At the end of the term, the bond holder doesn’t necessarily get all of their initial investment back.  They…

pawn license

Are Pawn Licenses Valuable?

The pawn business is an extremely tough, hands-on business.  You are loaning money, often on jewelry, to people that often are only seeking out your services as a last resort.  You have a multitude of laws you have to deal with.  Politicians may accuse you of taking advantage of people, while your clients may try…

easements

How to Get Cash Now for a Cell Phone Tower, Billboard or Other Lease

If you own commercial land, its possible someone might have contacted you about ground leasing part of your property for some other use.  These might include leases for billboards, cell towers, windmills, solar panels, underground fiber optic cables, driveway or other access, ice machine placement, or food truck or food vending parking.  If you work…

backyard chickens

Can You Make Money with Backyard Chickens?

Backyard chickens have become increasingly popular in urban areas for many reasons.  They allow city and suburban dwellers to connect with the land like a farmer does, they provide fresh tasty eggs at no cost, and they become loved like other pets for some owners.  Having a dozen free eggs a week, however, may save…

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