Jamison Manwaring – Co-founder/Managing Partner/CEO of Neighborhood Ventures

NEIGHBORHOOD VENTURES – 12% PREFERRED RETURN


Pros

  • Local investment

  • You can drive by and see your asset

  • Double digit rate of return


Cons

  • Not liquid. You can’t access your funds for 2-3 from investment period

  • $1,000 minimum required

S&P 500 INDEX FUND – 8% EXPECTED RETURN


Pros

  • Rate of return

  • It’s liquid


Cons

  • Volatility

  • Not local

  • Not tangible – you can’t see it

BONDS – 4% EXPECTED RETURN


Pros

  • Generally lower risk

  • Liquid


Cons

  • Low rate of return

  • Not local

SAVINGS ACCOUNT – 0.25% EXPECTED


Pros

  • Insured by FDIC

  • Liquid

Cons

  • Low rate of return