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Is The Oxford Investment Club a Scam?

I frequently get questions about The Oxford Club so today I’d like to take some time and sort through the details with you.

First of all, what is it? In the simplest of terms, The Oxford Club is a private membership investment club providing its members with investment advice through newsletters, reports, and opportunities. Their Chief Investment Strategist is Alexander Green, author of several wealth and investment books. Mr. Green has over 20 years of experience working on Wall Street.

There are three levels of membership starting at the Premier Level which is $149/year. It includes their monthly newsletter with investment ideas from Alexander Green, an income letter with income-producing strategies, and an investment guide along with several other features. Then there is the Director’s Circle, which is a lifelong Premier Membership, and their Chairman’s Circle, which is listed as their elite membership but you have to call and speak to a salesperson to gain access, information, and pricing. No doubt they do some significant screening to make sure you’re eligible for the Chairman’s Circle.

As far as whether or not it’s worth the investment, opinions vary. Some feel that the recommended stocks are microcap stocks which can be easily manipulated by a large company purchasing a large amount of shares for a reasonable price. Then, once the price has risen, the company can sell off their shares which will cause the stock price to drop. You will definitely want to do your own research on the stocks suggested before investing as the ultimate responsibility for losses or gains will be yours.

With that said, there are many great reviews of The Oxford Club, stating that they focus on larger returns with less risk. In fact, one reviewer states “The Club’s proven strategy focuses on a single idea – stock market success is about analyzing businesses, not investing . . . with little more than educated guesses.”

For over 20 years The Oxford Club has offered easy-to-implement investment strategies with timely ideas for investment opportunities. They offer both domestic and international stock advice through their monthly newsletters, allowing you a good diversification of your funds.

The Oxford Club also offers advice for creating tax-smart portfolios, allowing you to pay less tax on your gains and protect your wealth. They research hundreds of investment opportunities to sort out the ones that will provide the best gains and the lowest risk. These are the opportunities they share with their members.

Essentially, they make investing less confusing by doing most of the homework for you and showing you the most profitable places to invest. In addition to their newsletters, they also offer online access to their most current recommendations as well as buy/sell alerts. They also offer in-person and virtual networking with other members.

With over 157,000 members, many great reviews and very few bad reviews, they must be doing something right. At the very least, it’s worth a few minutes of your time to review their offering to see if it’s something you’ll find worthwhile.

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Emilie Burke

Emilie is a politics-major turned data engineer. She graduated from Princeton University in 2015 and from Smartly with her MBA in 2016. She lives in North Carolina with her college sweetheart Casey who is currently stationed at Fort Bragg. She enjoys eating food, cuddling with her dog, and binge watching HGTV. She blogs at Burke Does. You can find her around the web at @emilielimaburke.

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