A tangible asset that can help you recoup lost income?
Worrying net income figures are prompting more people to consider investing in tangible assets
Paul Fraser Collectibles, Wednesday 21 December 2011
Disposable incomes fell for the fifth consecutive year, according to new figures from the Bank of England.
Net incomes in the UK declined by an average £46 during the course of 2011.
"Over the past year, the recovery in the UK economy appears to have slowed," the Bank states.
"The UK has generated far higher levels of inflation over the last year than any other industrialised nation".
In addition, 20% of British homes witnessed a fall of their income in the last quarter, figures from Deloitte show.
With the British public finding that housing costs, bills and taxes are taking an ever-increasing proportion of their salaries, tangible assets are proving a popular way of recouping the losses.
Alternative asset classes such as movie memorabilia have been hitting the headlines this year, most notably the $5.6m sale of Marilyn Monroe's "subway dress" from The Seven Year Itch.
It had last sold in 1971 for $400. That's a 27% pa rise in value over 40 years.
Yet, it's not just at the record breaking end of the market that profits can be made.
Monroe's autograph has risen 7.82% pa in value since 2000. It is currently listed at £6,750 ($10,600), according to the PFC40 Autograph Index.
Just this month a handwritten, signed letter by an 18-year-old Monroe, when she was known as Norma Jeane, sold for $52,500.
We have a superb bank cheque signed by the star currently available for £4,950 (approx. $7,770). It makes for a wonderfully unique piece of Monroe memorabilia.
As with all our stock items, you will also receive our personal lifetime guarantee of authenticity.
Take a look at the other fascinating autographs from the entertainment world we have available to you.
And for more information regarding tangible assets such as Monroe autographs, read our 10 Reasons to Invest in Collectibles.
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