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By: Stuart Ritchie

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November 14th, 2018

Are collectible items a good investment?

Financial Planning | Investment

Fine wine…

Expensive artwork…

Classic cars…

Are these good investments?

Experts have analysed the returns on these ‘emotional assets’

And have concluded that between 1900 and 2012…

These collectibles have produced a nominal annual return of 6.4%.

And a real return of 2.4%.

Although the return is reasonable, it’s far lower than the long-term rewards…

Of investing in the equity market.

That’s not to say these collectible items are not for certain investors.

But who are they?

Watch this video for the answer.

Artwork and classic cars are beautiful items to own.

They can provide pleasure for avid collectors…

Fetching prices well into the millions.

Wine connoisseurs may also enjoy adding a limited reserve to their cellars…

And be willing to pay small fortunes for them.

But, these collectible items should form a small part of your portfolio.

The rest should be invested in the market to grow over the long-term.

If you’re looking for a second opinion on your investment, book a Discovery Call with us.

Whether it’s in equities, artwork or musical instruments; we have the know-how to guide you in the right direction.

Book a 15-minute discovery call

About Stuart Ritchie

Stuart Ritchie is a Chartered Financial Planner, APFS, Chartered Wealth Manager, Chartered FCSI

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