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A debt instrument issued for a period of more than one year with the purpose of raising capital by borrowing. The Federal government, states, cities, corporations, and many other t ... Read more

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Management Can Use The Power of Accounting to Mislead You

by Warren Buffett

When managers want to get across the facts of a business to you, it can be done within the rules of accounting. Unfortunately, when they want to play games, at least in some indust ...

How to Find a 529 Plan

A 529 plan, also known as a qualified tuition program, is a type of account designed to save for education expenses. The structure of the account allows for an ...

What is Investment Interest?

I recently bought a bond for the first time ever, what I’d like to know is how does investment interest work and how can I start collecting? Basically, you mo...

Calls and Puts: Defining the Field of Play

Options are amazing tools that can help you expand your control over your portfolio, protect positions, reduce market risk, and enhance current income. Some str...

Five Investing Tips for New Investors

New investors should approach investing like the purchase of a new car: like the multitude of cars available in the marketplace, there is a multitude of ways to...

What is Short Selling, How It Works, and Why Use It

Short selling is a risky strategy. If you're considering it, learn about how it works and what the pros and cons are to determine whether it's really r...

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