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Alternative Investments presentation shows the double digit returns that can be made by investing in non traditional asset classes considered to be alternative investments.

Alternative Investments presentation shows the double digit returns that can be made by investing in non traditional asset classes considered to be alternative investments.

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  • 1. Alternative Investments Info Secret Investments Your Financial Adviser Doesn’t Want You to Know About!
  • 2. Why Consider Alternative Investments?  Low Interest Rates For Savers less than 1% on a current account  High Inflation over 5%  Negative Real Interest Rates  Increasing Volatility in the Stock Market  Most Stock Markets are below 2000 levels, no real returns for 10 Years.  House Prices have dropped from 2007 by about 30%
  • 3. Why Consider Alternative Investments (cont’d)  Financial Advisers still telling you to invest for the long term!  Still providing the same advice even though the investment landscape has changed.  High commissions to Financial Advisers whilst delivering poor returns to the investor.  High Money Management charges within managed fundsleading to poor returns.
  • 4. What Can the Retail Investor Do?  Look at Alternative Investments  Why haven’t you heard about Alternative Investments?  No commissions for the average Financial Adviser.  Mainstream financial press not interested as their advertising revenue comes from the traditional financial services industry.  The system is designed to funnel investor funds into the Financial Services sector for them to make profits at your expense.
  • 5. What Can the Retail Investor Do? Cont’d  Educate yourself about alternative investments.  Gold  Forestry  Bio Diesel  Carbon Credits  Agricultural Land  Solar Power  A number of the above can be invested in via a SIPP pension.
  • 6. Investing in Gold  Price of Gold has risen by 640% in 10 years.  Can now be purchased within your SIPP Pension.  Can get a 40% discount by buying within your pension.  Good hedge against inflation over the next few years.
  • 7. Investing in Forestry  Institutional Investors have been investing in forestry for over 100 years.  Can invest in forestry for a minimum of £3,100.  Annual returns conservatively assessed at 11%.  Investment period 16 years.  Can invest within your SIPP pension which will boost your returns.
  • 8. Invest in Bio Diesel  Oil is produced from Plants  Can invest for a minimum of £3250  Period of Investment is 45 Years.  Annual returns after 3 years of around 20%  Can invest via your SIPP Pension
  • 9. Investing in Carbon Credits  All countries need to reduce Green House Gases over the next 10 years.  The carbon market via the Clean Development Mechanism helps achieve these targets.  Carbon Credits can be purchased for about £4,500.  30% annual returns can be achieved.  Can’t invest via a SIPP at present but SIPP providers are reviewing this at present.
  • 10. Investing in Agricultural Land  The world is suffering from a shortage of food.  Money is investing in agriculture to increase food production yields.  Can invest for as little as £1,950.  Can achieve annual returns on an investment of 15%.  Price of land will also increase by about 7% pa.  Can invest via your SIPP pension.
  • 11. Investing in Solar Power  Government has committed to meet target of 20% of energy from renewable sources.  Feed in tariff will help achieve that.  Can invest in solar panels for around £13,000.  Annual returns around 8% year 1 and cheaper electricity bills.  Tax free income if fitted to own house.
  • 12. Alternative Investment Summary  All the above will deliver double digit returns over the next decade.  Not reliant upon the volatility of the stock market.  Ideal long term investments to boost your future retirement plans.  Traditional Financial Advisers will not tell you about any of them.
  • 13. Investment Summary Table Investment Investment Return Period Years Pension Gold £1,000 10%+ None Yes Forestry £3,100 11%+ 17 Yes Bio Diesel £3,250 Upto 20% 45 Yes Carbon Credits £4,500 30% 1 No Agricultural Land £1,950 15% 5 Yes Solar Power £13,000 8%+ 25 No
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