Saint Bottom Line Report: March 25, 2024

March 25, 2024

Here is your new edition of the Saint Bottom Line Report, your #1 resource for practical no-nonsense insights, strategies, and market trends for today’s passive investor.

Included in this edition is a weekly recap of economic updates, featured investment opportunity, featured educational video, blog of the week, and a special bonus video “10 Years of Inflation Ahead”. Enjoy!

Top Economic Updates of the Week🚀March 25, 2024

  • SOFR Rate 5.31%
  • Prime rate 8.50%
  • Mortgage rates: 15-year at 6.16%, 30-year at 6.74%
  • Yield rates:
    • 1-year at 4.98%
    • 2-year at 4.60%
    • 5-year at 4.24%
    • 10-year at 4.27%
  • Unemployment Rate 3.9%
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) agreed to make it easier for home buyers to negotiate agent fees as part of a settlement of legal claims concerning a conspiracy keeping agent fees elevated. The WSJ noted that the settlement could save buyers $30 billion annually, as economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond calculated. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell acknowledged stronger-than-expected growth and stubborn inflation but indicated that the Fed still anticipated cutting interest rates in 2024, according to the Wall Street Journal. The New York Times reported that Japan’s central bank raised interest rates for the first time since 2007, pushing the benchmark rate just above zero. Japanese interest rates have been negative since 2016, but the economy shows growth, including inflation bolstered by wage increases.

Featured Investment Opportunity

At Saint we have created 126 months and counting in consistent investor distributions on time, every time, despite the unimaginable events that have happened in the world over the past several years.

Would you like to receive 12% returns (14.28% with compounding) in a lower risk passive investment? Explore the Saint Income Fund and discover how you can have total confidence and trust in your investment with us and know that without a shadow of a doubt, you can experience a consistent 12% return on your money in a distribution every month like clockwork.

Featured Video For March 25, 2024

Is your company earning the revenue you expected? Are sales where you want them to be? If not, consider whether you are doing too much. It may seem counterintuitive, but creating a complex sales process can reduce your effectiveness. Learn more in this informative video:
Double Your Income in One Strategy.

Blog of the Week March 25, 2024

Real estate investors can earn attractive returns and enjoy the flexibility to invest in numerous options, using a lot or a little effort, depending on their circumstances and objectives. You can be an active landlord, a passive investor, or a fractional participant in a real estate fund–just to list some simple approaches. Still, there are potholes you can bounce into. It’s wise to develop a strategy to minimize potential mistakes. This blog offers some common pitfalls and how to avoid them: Three Biggest Blunders Real Estate Investors Make (and How to Avoid Them Yourself) 

Saint’s LIVE Webinar Series is off to a great start!

Saint Investment Group knows that well-informed investors are more confident and can make better decisions. That’s why we have launched an educational webinar series to help our investors enhance their financial acumen. The first session focused on the complexities of inflation, offering valuable insights into tactics for navigating its cycles.
If you weren’t able to attend, you can view a replay titled :10 YEARS Inflation Ahead – How to Invest for 100x.

We are preparing to announce the next webinar in the lineup soon. Watch this newsletter for the date and topic. We have an exciting schedule of in-depth dives into subjects that matter to you.

Thanks for reading! Nic DeAngelo President, Saint Investment Group

P.S. Don’t forget to explore our FREE educational resources.P.P.S. Once you understand the mechanics of the Saint Income Fund it will become abundantly clear why smart investors are coming over to Saint (and bringing their friends who they normally invest with) to park their money and get back to normal daily life with family and friends, on the golf course, taking vacations, and seemingly unaffected by the spikes of the stock market.

If you have questions for us you can schedule a complimentary investment strategy call to learn more.