Brad Reifler was featured in an article in Yahoo! Finance and gave some insight into investing for the middle class. Reifler has a message for the 99%. His message is, in essence, “not to fret”. Reifler, the CEO of Forefront Capital, a company he has led to great success wants members of the middle class to explore valuable paths to making their money work for them. His previous tenure as a top executive with such companies a Pali Capital show he knows what he is talking about regarding the subject of investing and making money work.
Reifler also is quick to suggest people who are non-accredited investors – those whose liquid assets are well below $1 million – are locked out of certain paths for their money. A mixed blessing exists here. Certain vehicles are supremely risky, but the risks come with the chances of a grand reward: high interest payments.
Through his current company, Forefront Capital, Reifler has even devised a special savings program called the Forefront Income Trust. The fund could be a solid vehicle for those looking to diversify their portfolio beyond the stock market. Brad Reifler has consistently noted putting all of one’s funds in the stock market may be a weak decision.
Interestingly, no fees are charged to the investor until he or she makes an 8% return. This alone makes the trust worth looking into.
No one would suggest the investment vehicles open to accredited investors come without risks. One reason investments are limited to these members of the 1% is they can absorb the losses if the vehicle turns out to be a proverbial bust. The flipside to this point is the investment have the potential to massively beat the stock markets and the banks as far as returns go. Someone who invests $100,000 and receives an 11% return per year for 7 years has made off like a proverbial bandit. Sadly, those with lesser means cannot even put a collective $1,000 into such venture. 11% on $1,000 for many years would be far better than receiving 0.75% on a certificate of deposit. Read more about Brad on his official website.