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Investor Age and Asset Allocations

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Regarding investment plans, younger investors should be better off with a portfolio featuring more stocks and greater growth opportunities. Older investors nearing or already in re ...

Compound Interest vs. Simple Interest

Everyone is familiar with the concept of interest, whether they are earning it on their investments or paying it on their debts. Compound interest and simple in...

401(k) FAQs – What to Do After Leaving a Job

Leaving a job, whether voluntary or involuntary, often brings with it a number of headaches and obstacles that must be addressed. Dealing with retirement plans,...

High Level Options Strategies Worth Considering

As I have mentioned, the mathematics of options is enormously complex. There are many high-level options strategies based on combinations of puts and calls, wri...

Calculating the Return on Options

The return on your options trades can be complicated. When you consider the various elements, including your basis and profit in stock, dividends you earn, and ...

Middle Loss Zones

A long straddle involves the purchase of calls and puts at the same striking price and expiration date. Because you pay to create the long positions, the result...

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