• !David Dweck is a south Florida real estate investor, RE/MAX realtor and mortgage broker. He is founder and president of the Boca Real Estate Investment Club and co-founder and vice president of...

  • Gold is attracting attention from investors, with prices up from $350 per ounce in May 2003 to more than $650 per ounce in early 2007. As prices rise, more and more investors are wondering...

  • Few American companies offer economically feasible opportunities for small investors seeking private timberland ownership, but some New Zealand companies are attracting investors with such opportunities. Roger Dickie and Greenplan are two New Zealand companies offering...

  • Since 1987, the timber industry has outperformed the S&P, according to the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCREIF). The timber index produced average annual returns of more than 15 percent during the...

  • Although they prefer not to publicize it too loudly just yet, Shell Oil Company and the U.S. government have taken steps toward tapping into the world’s largest known oil shale deposits using an innovative...

  • When markets are bullish, it’s easy to be a successful investor; you buy something and it increases in value. Unfortunately, stock, real estate and other investment markets are constantly changing. Successful investors seem to stay...

  • You probably don’t sit around calculating how much interest you pay to banks and other lenders each year, but chances are you have financed large purchases, such as homes, education, cars and major appliances. The...

  • Nike announced on March 2 that it will build a $107 million, one million square foot footwear distribution center on a 125-acre parcel of land in Memphis, Tenn. The project, located in the Frayser...

  • 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...