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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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An Analogy for Investors Fleeing from an Investment

by John Rothchild

An investor in a panicky market faces the same predicament as a moviegoer in a crowded theater after somebody shouts 'Fire!' Staying put is the sensible thing to do, as long as eve ...

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 ...

Bond vs. Stock

Bonds and stocks are two of the most common types of assets purchased by investors and most portfolios include one or both. The two investment vehicles are very...

Do Name Brands Matter with Brokers?

It is more important to have a broker who is expert at what he or she does than to have someone who is affiliated with a national wirehouse like Merrill Lynch, ...

Mutual Funds for Diversification

Diversifying by combining direct ownership of stock and other methods is a very popular choice. The mutual fund has been a widely popular investment vehicle for...

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 ...

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