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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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Why Savvy Investors Do Better in Secondary Markets

by Warren Buffett

An intelligent investor in common stocks will do better in the secondary market than he will do buying new issues. The reason has to do with the way prices are set in each instance ...

How to Better Trade Stocks by Understanding Bonds

55% of American adults own stock investments, according to Gallup. But far fewer people trade corporate bonds, as the bond market is less liquid and harder to ...

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 ...

Tips for Investing in Bonds

My grandfather died and left me as executor of his estate which includes sizeable cash assets. I want to keep the money safe for the rest of the family through ...

How to Invest in Mutual Funds

Mutual funds can be an easy addition to your portfolio that takes some of the work out of your hands as the managers of the funds handle the actual stock purcha...

How to Determine if a Broker is Suitable for Your Needs

The broker functions like a salesman but, unlike someone pushing vacuum cleaners or refrigerators, simply persuading you to write a check does not legally const...

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