What Are The Best Investments Right Now?

Diversifying your investments has never been more critical. Those who have the right mix of stocks, bonds, cash, and alternative investments do much better in the topsy-turvey markets of today. 

Alternative Investments

The idea behind the rule is that accredited investors (the wealthy) are more sophisticated and can afford to take more risk that comes with some alternative investments. To be fair, we want to offer our thoughts on the best investments right now for both accredited and nonaccredited investors.

Finding The Best Investments Right Now

We will break these down into categories. There are many choices in each category.

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS)

REITs are a familiar investment people use for diversification. There are public and private REITs.

Publicly Traded REITs

There are dozens of publicly-traded REITs on the market. By publicly traded, we mean that anyone can purchase them, and they are available on a public market exchange.  

Vanguard Real Estate ETF (VNQ) 

VNQ is an ETF that invests in a diversified portfolio of REITs that invested in real property and the types of real estate (office buildings, hotels, etc.) The goal of VNQ is to closely track the return of the MSCI US Investable Market Real Estate 25/50 Index.

iShares Global REIT ETF (REET) 

REET is a global REIT, meaning it invests in real estate inside and outside the U.S. The real estate in REET mirrors the FTSE EPRA Nareit Global REITS Net Total Return Index.

Unique Alternative Investments


We found a very unique alternative investment that’s available to both accredited and nonaccredited investors. Mythic Markets offers investors the opportunity to invest in fractional shares in rare pop culture collectibles.

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