• Jake Schutt of Wilmon Timberlands in Alabama discusses timber investing and trends. NuWire: Tell me about your background. How did you get involved in the timber industry? Schutt: In 1954, my grandfather made the original investment...

  • “I want my retirement years and locations to convince me I am on vacation every day of the year—except when babysitting grandchildren,” Craig Dewey, a semi-retired direct marketing consultant, said. Dewey is one of many...

  • It is common knowledge that banks make huge profits on the margin between the interest rates they charge borrowers and the rates they offer to savings account holders. The sheer size of these institutions allows...

  • NuWire talked to Robert Locke, a full-time realtor and investor in the Atlanta area since 1985. One of only 28 Master Property Managers in the U.S., Locke received his real estate license in 1973...

  • Tax liens and deeds attract investors with the promise of excellent returns and low risk. They are secure, government-backed investments with property as collateral; each is auctioned off by the government when property...

  • A new fund created to invest China's massive foreign reserves could have significant implications for investors. Chinese Finance Minister Jin Renqing announced on March 9 that China will create an investment fund to pursue...

  • Many of us diligently put our salary deferrals or pre-tax contributions into our 401(k) or IRA accounts every year. It is our hope (and typically our mistaken illusion) that our retirement funds will allow...

  • Supply and demand are largely recognized as the driving forces behind understanding economies and markets. However, in the study of supply and demand, it seems we often miss the forest for the trees. What...