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A fee charged by a broker or agent for his/her service in facilitating a transaction, such as the buying or selling of securities or real estate. In the case of securities trading, ... Read more

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Corporate Executives and Making Money

by Milton Friedman

Do corporate executives, provided they stay within the law, have responsibilities in their business activities other than to make as much money for their stockholders as possible? ...

The Bid-Ask Spread

FOREX prices are always quoted in the form of bid-ask-last trade. If you are a potential buyer, the ask is the price someone will sell to you. If you are a pote...

Interviewing a Real Estate Agent

In 2009, in the middle of a horrible real estate market and a terrible economic downturn, my parents put their home of 40 years up for sale. They had said for y...

Interview Questions for Insurance Agents

Your First Meeting with an Insurance Agent Here are the questions you will want to answer as you go about selecting and working with an insurance agent. Do you ...

Differences Between Stock and Future Options

There are many important differences between listed options based on an underlying stock, and options on a futures contract. With a stock, the option is tied to...

The Importance of Saving and How Much To Set Aside

Saving is an important step on the way to financial well-being, both in the short term and in the long term. In the short term, it gives you an emergency...

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