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RC
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Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


If you had $500k that you will likely need in around 6 months, where would you invest it?

I would like to get better than the sub 1% returns from most CD's and bank accounts. Also, I am not entirely risk averse. A 10% or so loss wouldn't be a killer.







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GenesChin
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re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


Someone on here was saying TEU (Box Shipping Inc) pays ridiculously high dividend yield and their price to book ratio is extremely good





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Janky
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Team Primo
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re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


Savings account or mm account.


This post was edited on 12/24 at 8:22 pm


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Cold Pizza
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I would diversify. Half hookers, half blow.





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Carson123987
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re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


quote:

I would diversify. Half hookers, half blow.








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matthew25
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Member since Jun 2012
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Wow! TEU paying 21% dividend. Must explore.


I have BBEP (10), LRE (11.1) and QRE (11.9)


Still looking at BP - 5.1


Also have UVE (insurance) at 7.7






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threeputt
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gatorsimz
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cafe risque
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re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


quote:

Someone on here was saying TEU (Box Shipping Inc) pays ridiculously high dividend yield


i said this but i was just making a point that if you wanted to throw money at something uncertain i thought it was a better value than tesla. its not a long term investment but could possibly be a nice trade if the market rallies.






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JBearden
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Birmingham
Member since Jul 2011
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re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


Bet On Bama in January





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LSUtoOmaha
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Nashville
Member since Apr 2004
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re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


What is this money for, exactly?

And if your bottom line loss is 10%, you might as well put it in an MMA.






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LSUAfro
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Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2005
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re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


Put it on black.





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LawLessTyGer
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Bay of Ponchartrain
Member since Jan 2009
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quote:

Bet on Bama in january


OP said he wanted to make money


Bam a not a lock to cover, little nicky's arse puckers tight in big games






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756
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Member since Sep 2004
9515 posts

re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


Call this guy
LINK

ask about

Lord Abbett Short Duration Income Fund






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ATL TGR
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Houston
Member since Apr 2008
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Call this guy


That just sounds sketch






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RC
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Member since Apr 2009
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quote:

What is this money for, exactly? And if your bottom line loss is 10%, you might as well put it in an MMA.


I may be buying commercial property for my business and expanding a little. Total project is around $5 million. So assuming 80% LTV for the loan, my partner and I would each need around $500k. It's possible we might do it in 2 phases, with the first phase being around $3.5 million, so I might be ok with some loss - 10% isn't an exact number.

I am talking to my financial advisor after the holidays and will probably end up in a MMA. I just wanted to get some ideas to run by him.



This post was edited on 12/25 at 9:25 pm


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foshizzle
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Member since Mar 2008
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If you have to have the money, then sub 1% is the going rate. Anything more and you are taking additional risk.





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LSUtoOmaha
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Nashville
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re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


MMA, especially since you don't even know for sure yet that you are purchasing the property.





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ATL TGR
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Houston
Member since Apr 2008
2874 posts

re: Best place to invest $500k for 6 months


You can get 1.25 at tiaa. Not much but better then sub 1





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Jim Rockford
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I hear Iraqi Dinars are about to take off.





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zeebo
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Member since Jan 2008
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If you can take a 10% loss, put it in the bank, two accounts.
6 months is not an investment horizon, only a gambling horizon .






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