How a Clumsy Casino Mogul Lost $160 Million in 1 Second

A hedge fund manager ‘fell in love’ with this Picasso painting of his young mistress on sitting on a couch.

Now, this painting was owned by a Casino Mogul called Steve Wynn.

And he bought it for $48 Million.

So, when the hedge fund manager offered him a whopping $160 million for it, what did he Wynn say?

He said ‘YES’!

He also decided to throw a party to give the painting a great ‘send off’ and let his friends admire it one more time.

At the party, his friends were gathered around Steve as he talked about the painting.

He got a bit excited about it – and how much he was selling it for – when he accidentally put his elbow back.

And, he heard a big ‘RIIIPP’ sound.

He had accidentally put his elbow through the painting.

The sale was off.

Steve was philosophical about it – “I’ve got my health, my friends and family.  This isn’t a disaster in the scheme of things”.

But still $160 million dollars, is still $160 million dollars.

And, this is why art is such a risky investment for most of us – not only do most of not know anything about it.

But, the storage maintenance issues are constant issue -as Steve will tell you!

Real estate on the other hand is relatively secure – bricks and mortar on a foundation of land – is a strong foundation for a long-lasting, wealth building investment.

As the 3 little pigs will tell you!

But you still need to get the right team around you.

Now, Todd Polke and the team at Thrive Property do a great job of helping investors find low-risk property deals, with high potential returns.

That’s because when you become a member with Thrive Property, you get these 10 big advantages:

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Then you can have a chat with the Membership concierge, about what you’re looking for in property. She’ll then assess your situation, and let you know the next best steps for you.

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