March 22, 2022
4 Investment Options Outside of the Stock Market
If you’re looking to grow and expand your portfolio outside of the stock market—which can be volatile, as the situation in Ukraine in March 2022 proved.
If you’re looking for other opportunities to invest your cash, opportunities outside the stock market can be more stable during stressful times.
Centers Health Care has four investment options for you that are outside of the stock market.
Since the turn of the century, art has outperformed the S&P 500 index by a whopping 180%. But where can you start? A site called Masterworks allows you to buy individual shares of famous works of art, and you get paid when they sell. The site does require, however, a minimum investment of $5,000.
- Real Estate
Real estate is skyrocketing, and by investing through a site like Fundrise, you can also be protected against losses if there’s a downward turn in the housing market. The site has paid dividends in every quarter since the second quarter of 2016.
Precious metals like gold are great to invest in to diversify from the stock market because when the stock market and the dollar goes down, the value of gold typically goes up. You can also transfer funds from retirement accounts like a 401(k) or IRA into a precious metal IRA with no taxes or penalties.
- Refinance Your Mortgage
If you need to build up capital to use as investment money, check with lenders to see how much you can save by refinancing or get a cash infusion with a cash-out refinance. You can use this money to either invest or pay off high-interest loans.