Aug 05, 2012 · So I've been racking my brain trying to think of material goods (or other things?) that are good investments for this situation. Opinion: I think probably the best investment to make is productive land. That is, land (that you own), that has productive value. The obvious things being crops and livestock. Rental Properties Can Make Good Investments, but They Come ... Mar 03, 2017 · Rental Properties Can Make Good Investments, but They Come with Risk by Nathaniel Sillin. March 3, 2017. legal, tax or financial advice. It's always a good idea to consult a tax or financial advisor for specific information on how certain laws apply to your situation and about your individual financial situation. Share. Learn.