Beyond Stocks: 5 Alternative Investments with High ROI

5 Investments with High ROI

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Everyone knows that investing in stocks is a great way to build wealth.

But the stock market is only one piece of the pie.

The winning combination?

A healthy balance of stocks AND alternatives (aka “alts”).

In fact, ultra-high net worth investors have almost 50% of their wealth in alts.

Here are a few examples of alts:

  • Fine art
  • Farmland
  • Real estate
  • Classic cars
  • Rare whiskey

Now, the real question is…

How have alts performed over the past 18 years?

Let’s take a look:

SP500 vs Alternatives Growth of 100k since 2004

Not only do alts have more consistent returns…

But the returns are also higher than the S&P 500.

Now I know what you’re thinking:

“Fiona, what are the best alts to invest in?”

Here are a few alternative investment ideas:

1. Rental Homes

Investment: Rental Homes

Pros: Passive income, diversification, capital appreciation

Cons: Illiquid, long-term investment

Potential Return: 3% to 40%+

Time Commitment: 5+ years

Minimum Investment: $100

Best Platform: Arrived

2. Fine Art

Investment: Fine Art

Pros: Low volatility, open to all investors, hedge against inflation

Cons: Long lock-up periods, confusing fee structure, unregulated industry

Potential Return: 8% to 30%+

Time Commitment: 3 to 10 years

Minimum Investment: $500

Best Platform: Masterworks

3. Farmland

Investment: Farmland

Pros: Low volatility, low fees, hedge against inflation

Cons: Highly illiquid, no secondary markets, accredited investors only

Potential Return: 11%+

Time Commitment: 3 to 8+ years

Minimum Investment: $10,000 to $25,000 (as high as $40,000)

Best Platform: FarmTogether

4. Wine & Whiskey

Investment: Wine & Whiskey

Pros: Low volatility, hedge against inflation, real asset

Cons: Unregulated industry, illiquid, long-term investment

Potential Return: 12.4% to 100%+

Time Commitment: 2 to 20+ years

Minimum Investment: $300

Best Platform: Vinovest

5. REITs

Investment: REITs (Real Estate Investment Funds)

Pros: Diversification, passive income, capital appreciation

Cons: Some charge high fees, volatility

Potential Return: 7.31% to 22.99%+

Time Commitment: 5+ years

Minimum Investment: $100

Best Platform: Fundrise

The Bottom Line

Alts haven’t always been available to everyone.

In fact, they were only available to the ultra-wealthy in the past.

But thanks to modern technology, you can also invest in alternatives.

Just keep in mind that past performance does not indicate future performance.

So always do your research before you invest.

Your bank account will thank me later.

That’s all for now!

Your friend,


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