Collectibles as an investment

Around here, “collectibles” can mean almost anything. Things just seem to collect, as I wrote about in Huffington Post.  Some is on purpose. For instance, all the snow globes my older daughter collects.  And the theatre programs.  And the books.  And the DVDs (possibly the world’s largest collection!). All these collectibles share a few things in common: They collect a lot of dust, making them both collectibles and collectors. Most are rarely used in any way. They have reduced our net worth by a few billion dollars. But that’s OK, because some day we can sell them. Those that we can someday sell might fetch us a total of $250, but maybe I&#… [Read Entire Story]