Turkey Day 2017

I Did It. I Invested In Death!

Gen Y Finance Guy Investing 44 Comments

It’s official: the Grim Reaper and I are now partners. However – let me be clear – we have agreed upon a firewall between our respective functions. The Grim Reaper himself will continue to fulfill his duties in transitioning people from life to death (I’m not into the whole blood and guts scene), and I also stay out of the realm of deciding whether someone’s time has expired or not. Additionally, I made him promise that he can’t take anyone earlier then they were naturally going to go or I just wouldn’t be able to participate in this arrangement with a clear conscience. It’s a matter of morals and ethics. My role in this arrangement is solely financial. I agreed to put …

October 2017 – Detailed Financial Report #34 – Net Worth $632,168 | Income $25,282

Gen Y Finance Guy Monthly Financial Reports 18 Comments

It’s time to shake things up with this month’s financial update. There hasn’t been much change to the format or content for 33 straight months, and I feel like the time has finally come to inject fresh life into this report and content. Mission Statement: To Humanize Finance, Build Wealth, and Reach Financial Freedom. For those of you that are new around this corner of the internet, these monthly reports are about full transparency. They are just as much for me as they are for you. It’s a hard decision to make all of your financial details public, but it’s also a very motivating one. The process I go through every month to produce these reports has been enlightening and life-changing. I published …

Life Settlements - Profit From Death

Death Is Our Only Certainty – What If You Could Ethically Profit From It? You Can, With Life Settlements

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Did you know you can invest alongside the grim reaper? Yes, you can actually profit from death. I know this sounds morbid and probably a bit shady, but let me explain. At the end of this post, I think you will realize that the alternative investment class discussed today provides a win/win for all parties involved, and may just be the perfect addition to your own portfolio. I’m constantly searching for new opportunities to allocate capital, specifically into investments that provide a HUGE margin of safety. This is because, unlike most, I approach investments with a risk focus first. Only after I understand the potential downside do I even begin to contemplate the potential upside. The investment vehicle that allows …