One of the great things about coming from a Latino family is that you learn there’s more than one way to make an honest buck. While there’s nothing wrong with a simple 9 to 5 job, it’s the art of the hustle that highlights Latino ingenuity. Where some people see nothing, we see an opportunity. Every investment
scheme plan is a chance to show off how brilliant your entrepreneur skills actually are. Let’s look at a few of the investment opportunities you and your family probably picked up along the way.
That broken car your dad bought and plans to fix up one day.
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It’s been sitting on the lawn since your first day in grade school, but it’s definitely going to be worth it.
That one piece of art your mom thinks is worth a small fortune.
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She always tells the story about how she haggled a good price for it at the flea market.
That box of your tío’s old comic books.
He’s convinced these will be worth millions of dollars one day.
That QVC ceramic rooster your abuela bought when she was drunk on rum-spiked horchata.
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Abuela always talks about how she’s going to leave this to you in her will.
Abuelo invests in his domino skills to hustle kids out of their money.
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No shirt? No problem. Abuelo’s got this.
Tía believes in high risk/high reward investments.
Why go through all the trouble of waiting for stocks to appreciate?
Your little brother figured out how to make bank selling Takis at school.
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It might be a pyramid scheme, but he’s so good at it that he started his own YouTube channel to teach other kids how to invest.
Your primo knows that the real money is in investing in Grand Theft Auto 5 Yachts.
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For a little over $100 dollars in real world money, this $10 million yacht can be all yours. That’s what I call a sound investment.
Your parents are bad with money, but you’re not worried. You got that Pokémon.
While everyone’s wasting money on lottery tickets, that sweet Charizard is going to pay for your first three years at college.