investors

The Only Three Things Investors Must Know

Investing is a very complex business, even for those with the training and credentials to do it full-time as a job. It’s a heavily regulated industry, and even then there … Read more

Posted on February 24, 2017 by
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Investor Facts: What Is A High-Yield Bond?

A high-yield bond is a bond that pays higher-than-average amount in interest. Typically, this is because the bond issuer has a lower-than-average credit rating. A high-yield bond is exactly what … Read more

Posted on February 22, 2017 by
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Is A Stock Market Top Near? Hardly…

If you’ve ever hiked up a mountain you know how elusive the summit can be. As you rise to a high point it seems like the peak, the end of … Read more

Posted on February 17, 2017 by
what is common stock

Investor Facts: Common Stock

Common stock is a share in a corporation traded on a stock exchange and owned by the public. Corporations issue common stock to raise money to fund operations, growth or … Read more

Posted on February 15, 2017 by
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What Drives Retirement Savings Higher? Not Investing

If there’s anything about investing and saving that’s easy to understand, it’s that more is more. If you save more, you invest more. If you save less, you invest less. … Read more

Posted on February 10, 2017 by
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Investor Facts: What Is A Zero Coupon Bond?

A zero coupon bond is a bond that doesn’t pay interest. Instead, it is issued at a discount and increases in face value over time. The regular interest payments from … Read more

Posted on February 8, 2017 by
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3 Investing Mistakes You Must Avoid To Prosper

Investing is hard, so hard that even experienced and highly paid professionals get it wrong. So how can do-it-yourselfers come out ahead? You can do better by reducing your chances … Read more

Posted on February 3, 2017 by
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Investor Facts: What Is A Growth Stock?

A growth stock is a stock that investors believe will increase in value because the issuing company is growing its earnings more quickly than its peers. Companies issue stock to … Read more

Posted on February 1, 2017 by
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How To Invest In Uncertain Times, Trump Edition

It has been pretty hard over the past week to ignore the headlines coming out of Washington. President Donald Trump seems to be a one-man news machine, whether via the … Read more

Posted on January 30, 2017 by
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Investor Facts: What Is Gross Domestic Product?

Gross domestic product is an economics term that means the size of an economy. If you added up the value of all of the goods sold and services rendered during … Read more

Posted on January 27, 2017 by