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Investor Facts: What Is The Risk-Free Rate?

The risk-free rate is the rate of return on an investment that carries no risk of loss. Every investment carries with it some level of risk. Nevertheless, investment managers often … Read more

Posted on December 22, 2016 by

What Makes You Trust Anyone’s Investment Advice?

It is well documented in surveys and studies by financial institutions that when we seek investment help, we make choices based upon one major criterion: trust. It all boils down … Read more

Posted on September 30, 2011 by

Is Your Money Safe With Your Broker?

When Lehman Brothers went bankrupt in September 2008, most investors faced a question they had never considered: Is my money safe with my broker? What happened to Lehman brokerage accounts, … Read more

Posted on May 13, 2011 by

5 Ways to Keep Your Investment Adviser Honest

Not everyone is a do-it-yourself investor. According to Forrester Research, 30 percent of all investors want to delegate their investment decisions to someone else. Unfortunately, most “delegators” will spend more … Read more

Posted on December 27, 2010 by

5 Easy Ways To Learn About Investing

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin During Soviet era communism, citizen behavior was managed through a monopoly on information. It was the duty of the … Read more

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