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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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by Warren Buffett

Ben Graham's Mr. Market allegory may seem out-of-date in today's investment world, in which most professionals and academicians talk of efficient markets, dynamic hedging and betas ...

How to Choose an Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)

An exchange-traded fund, or ETF, is an investment fund that trades on stock markets, not unlike normal stocks, but represents a pool of investments similar to a...

Finding the Right Financial Advisor For You

Looking for a new financial advisor? Here is what you should look out for at each step in order to ensure that you find the advisor best suited for you. Read th...

Working Capital: Fundamentals as a Form of Money Management

The final major area worth analysis is working capital. This is the amount of cash available to pay for current expenses and to fund growth and dividend payment...

Week 13: Personal Finance Guide Review – Part II

So You Think You Know Personal Finance? It’s now time to review more of our previous Personal Finance Guide articles as we gear up for Financial Literacy ...

How is Your Financial Health (Insurance) These Days?

Investing in your future is more than simply putting some money aside each paycheck and hoping it grows in a savings account or in a mutual fund or a 401(k). Wh...

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