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Investor Articles

Alternatives To Grow Your Wealth

Do you control the economies across the world?

The malfeasance in the financial markets that caused the 2009 meltdown, wars & global conflict, inflation, trade wars, debt, natural disasters, politicians? Of course, you don’t but these are the tails that wag the stock market dog.

Today’s turbulent stock market limits your growth where the safest choice you have is a 30 day T-bill yielding 1.75%? Short term thinking yields short-term results. Hoping that it gets better on its own is not a strategy.

There are lessons to be learned from Warren Buffet, an investor who has beaten the stock market from day one by investing in Continue reading

CEO, Director of Farm Management & General Partner

Sustainable Farm Partners, LLP
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Emmetsburg IA – Santa Fe NM

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When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer

The Best is Yet to Come

harn soperI thought you might find this article that came out today in the Green Money Journal of interest and to reminder that our team at Sustainable Farm Partners look forward to staying in touch. There is great satisfaction in knowing you can invest profitably in a way that aligns with your personal values.

These value-based investments in organic farming come one farm at a time. Investing in our next farm opportunity, Fairfield One, is closing in six weeks.

The best is yet to come. Continue reading

CEO, Director of Farm Management & General Partner

Sustainable Farm Partners, LLP
www.SustainableFarmPartners.com
Emmetsburg IA – Santa Fe NM

W: (505) 663-6034
C: (650) 804-0198

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer

The Law of Declining Marginal Returns

The Law of Declining Marginal Returns applies to all aspects of life. If you follow this thread, the law actually determines life itself. Declining returns cause markets to implode, governments to fall, environments to collapse causing civilizations to fail. Here we are today, sitting on that edge.

The Problem

Archeo-anthropologist Joseph Tainter defines “declining marginal returns” laying the cause at the feet of energy and agriculture. Continue reading

CEO, Director of Farm Management & General Partner

Sustainable Farm Partners, LLP
www.SustainableFarmPartners.com
Emmetsburg IA – Santa Fe NM

W: (505) 663-6034
C: (650) 804-0198

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer

Invest in a Business and Not Just Markets

As I prepared for this article I realized that there are so many myths about investing. One myth is the concept of a balanced portfolio. A balanced portfolio are how stocks and bonds are supposed to offset each other. So I can properly explain why these myths are giving us a false sense of security I thought I would start with a quick definition of the two markets and the concept of a balanced portfolio.

What is the Bond Market?

The bond market, also called the debt market or credit market, is a financial market in which the investors are provided with the issuance and trading of debt securities. The bond market primarily includes government-issued securities and corporate debt securities, facilitating the transfer of capital from savers to the issuers or organizations requiring capital for government projects, business expansions, and ongoing operations. Definition courtesy of Investopedia.

What is the Stock Market?

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CEO, Director of Farm Management & General Partner

Sustainable Farm Partners, LLP
www.SustainableFarmPartners.com
Emmetsburg IA – Santa Fe NM

W: (505) 663-6034
C: (650) 804-0198

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer

How Soil Health Impacts All Wealth

In today’s complex economy how do we progress financially from where we are today and the life of abundance we seek? This is the first question a financial advisor will ask us. It is seldom an easy question to answer because the quality of our life isn’t measured purely in financial terms. There are multiple factors including our work, our family and, fundamentally, our values. How does our quest for financial wealth balance with the people and planet upon whom we depend? Surprisingly, it all begins with the Continue reading

CEO, Director of Farm Management & General Partner

Sustainable Farm Partners, LLP
www.SustainableFarmPartners.com
Emmetsburg IA – Santa Fe NM

W: (505) 663-6034
C: (650) 804-0198

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer