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A cost of labor, material or overhead that changes according to the change in the volume of production units. Combined with fixed costs, variable costs make up the total cost of p ... Read more

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A Mutual Fund's Turnover Rate

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Before investing in a mutual fund, consider its portfolio turnover rate. A fund's portfolio turnover rate measures the frequency with which it buys and sells securities. A fund tha ...

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Tax Advantaged Investment Options for Retirement

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