8 collectibles that beat the stock market
It doesn't happen very often, but sometimes a treasured autograph or piece of art turns out to be a very sound investment.
Some things may have value but finding someone to pay is almost impossible.
I am reading a lot of class envy and jealous comments here.
Has a poor guy ever signed your paycheck or given you a job?
Do you try to get the best deal when you buy something?
Do you try and get the highest price when you sell something?
When you hire labor (painter, plumber, roofer, mechanic, etc) do you take comparison bids and try to get the best work for the cheapest price?
When you sell your labor do you do so cheaply or try and maximize your pay?
Your employer will do just fine without you, are you sure you can say the same?
Disagree, thumb it down, call me names, what ever you like. Just be honest when you answer the questions.
Why all this damning of the successful?
We once saw a successful guy and say, "I want to be that guy, I want my kids to grow-up to be successful". Now we vilify the guy so we can justify advocating the government to steal the guys stuff, either to satisfy our covetouos heart or in the hopes that the government will share that larjest (spelling?) with us.
If you build boats, where would you be if no one was successful enough to buy one? If you build houses, where would you be? When was it last that a poor guy gave you a job? Where does all the money come from to fund the charities and hospitals around the world? Clearly not from socialist Europe where almost no one can achieve a leave of success to allow for charity.
Ok the rich guy has some extra to throw around buying bobbles, but you can not have a society where people are "allowed" to succeed and then take their stuff, or to dictate how their success is to be enjoyed. The benefits of our society where people are "allowed" to succeed are great. If no one could succeed, no one would work hard, no one would recreate jobs, no one would produce wealth.
So check your greed, check your envy, check your covetousness, before we too become stagnate Europe.
based on the posts...lots of folks think poorly of "rich" people. No better or worse than others imo. (aka, who cares)
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