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Susan Lassiter-Lyons is the Managing Editor of the Franklin Society. She is an American investor, author, entrepreneur, and president of the American Association of Alternative Investors.

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Here’s What’s in Our “Crash-Proof” Portfolio

Have you ever wondered what Wall-Street-phobics invest in? Exactly how does the non-traditional crowd construct a portfolio that includes something other than yawn-inducing IBM and similar blue-chips? This decade has seen the rise of alternative investing, and the practice is becoming so popular it might just eclipse the old-school stuff by 2025 or thereabouts. With …


What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Bitcoin Futures

Can’t Handle Bitcoin Price Volatility? Try This Instead Sometime in the fourth quarter of 2017, the super-powerful Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) will introduce futures contracts on the popular cyber-currency Bitcoin (BTC), marking a day that will be, for nerdy financial types everywhere, what Woodstock was for the 1960s Counterculture movement. via GIPHY One of the …

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Real Ways to Earn $1,000 or More Every Month

Are you interested in learning about real ways to earn $1,000 or more each month? Who isn’t? The trick is avoiding scams and figuring out how to uncover rewarding opportunities that pay real money. The Internet has been one of the most important game-changers in the part-time and temporary job market. When I set out …