10 Popular Investment Strategies That Are Surprisingly Risky 6 months ago

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By this point, regular readers and viewers of TopTenz have surely been made so wealthy by the knowledge we’ve provided that they have some money to save. But no matter how much cash they have available, what they always seem to have more of is investment options. Lucrative options. Safe options. Options that make investors feel like they’re cleverly gaming the system. And in pursuing these investments, many people are rushing into plans that either will, or may soon, make them lose the shirts off their backs.

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10. Real Estate
9. Bonds
8. Oil Stocks
7. Mutual Funds
6. High Dividend Stocks
5. Certificates of Deposit
4. Joint Bank Accounts
3. Fine Art
2. Gold
1. Bitcoin

Source/Further reading:

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4061688-real-estate-crowdfunding-riskier-think
http://money.cnn.com/2015/04/15/investing/bonds-not-safe/index.html
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/oil-prices-stumble-ahead-of-us-inventory-data-2018-01-31
https://www.ici.org/viewpoints/view_17_household_fund_investing
https://www.nasdaq.com/article/beat-the-market-with-tax-free-dividends-cm463215
https://www.ally.com/do-it-right/banking/cd-risk-how-risky-are-certificates-of-deposit/
https://www.bankrate.com/finance/savings/risks-of-joint-bank-accounts-1.aspx
http://www.nytimes.com/1988/02/10/arts/art-galleries-told-to-post-prices.html
https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2015/02/05/gold-worst-investment-history/21138139/
https://www.polygon.com/2017/12/6/16742622/steam-ends-support-bitcoin-volatility
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