Kurt Kohlstedt

Urbanist, Author and Speaker

Tag: investing

Best of Both Worlds: Bonds & Stocks vs. Work & Building a Business

There is no reason to either (a) be an employee and (b) be your own employer when (c) you can do both. While this is not always possible (particularly in high-powered, tech startup jobs that require 70-hour weeks) it is an option more often than many folks think. There is also the hybrid route of […]

Social Lending: The Long Tail of Crowd-Sourced Funding

The Long Tail (as both a book and a concept) has defined and described so much change in recent history, but some of its most fascinating phenomena are just now bearing fruit. The original paradigmatic champions of the long tail online – eBay, Amazon and so on – are slowly losing steam, becoming less user-friendly […]