As an investor, you have many options when it comes to where you put your money. Day after day, whether you are driving to work or watching your favorite reality TV show, you’ll see advertisements telling you to invest in gold, stocks, digital currency, mutual funds, etc.
In the world of investments, the choice between various financial vehicles can be a daunting task. Two options that often find themselves under consideration are Trust Deeds and the S&P 500. Both have their unique characteristics, advantages, and potential drawbacks. In this blog we'll explore the key differences between Trust Deeds and investing in the S&P 500 (The Standard and Poor's 500), helping you make a more informed decision based on your financial goals and risk tolerance.
"They called her what?" The buzz started in the office of the President of Ignite Funding, quickly spreading to the marketing department and around the building, and even to the internet, with the American Association of Private Lending (AAPL) posting the phrase "Revenue Whore". So we wanted to set the record straight and share the whole story of how Carrie Cook got the title "Revenue Whore".
If you happen to be an investor in the stock market, perhaps it is time to consider diversifying your investment portfolio. While stocks can offer significant potential for returns, they also come with an elevated risk of potential loss. As you approach retirement age, it becomes increasingly vital to select investments that prioritize capital preservation. The reality is that the stock market is highly volatile and carries a substantial level of risk. Fortunately, there are alternatives available to stock market investments for investors seeking above-average returns with moderate levels of risk. One such alternative is the opportunity to invest in real estate through Trust Deeds.
Most bankable borrowers will have multiple sources of financing/capital at their disposal, including friends & family, banks, and alternative lending options like Ignite Funding. But if banks are known to have the most affordable capital out there, why would borrowers need so many financing options? Below are a few of the main reasons why borrowers come to Ignite Funding to fund their projects:
On August 3rd, 2021, Ignite Funding, a hard money lender, crossed the $1 billion dollar mark in funding residential and commercial real estate loans. It was just last year that Ignite Funding announced the milestone of $750 million funded, which puts this new achievement under their belt at record pace.
The way you transfer your cash to make an investment at Ignite Funding can be detrimental to the safety of those funds, as well as the speed in which they are received. The security of your investment is Ignite Funding’s highest priority, which is why we are taking the time to help educate you on ways you can mitigate your exposure to certain risks while your cash is in transit.
Ignite Funding, a hard money lender, experienced zero defaults in 2020, a pitfall that many lenders and real estate developers were unable to avoid due to the global pandemic. Ignite Funding has not taken this achievement lightly, knowing that many in the lending industry were not left unscathed. Ignite Funding attributes this success to their lending philosophies and the various steps they take to mitigate the company’s overall exposure to risk. Risk mitigation is exceedingly important as Ignite Funding’s sole operation is to provide thousands of investors the opportunity to participate in real estate investments through Trust Deeds.
Ignite Funding is licensed and regulated through the Nevada Division of Mortgage Lending as a commercial mortgage broker. As such, we must follow the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS 645B) and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 645B) as it relates to mortgage brokers. The Division mandates the use of certain forms and disclosures for any mortgage company that engages in private investor activity, one of which is the Special Power of Attorney. The Division requires the Special Power of Attorney to be signed by the investor with the verification of a notary public. The Division also requires this document to be executed by the investor for each loan an investor chooses to participate in.