You might be an “accredited” investor, and that’s a GOOD thing.

By John Berlet It may not seem fair, but not everyone is allowed to make any investment they want. Exotic "alternative" investments, such as start-up companies and hedge funds, are exempt from many rules and regulations protecting ordinary investors. In 2020, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) updated qualification standards in Rules 506(b) and 506(c) [...]