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How to Invest: Are you Vulnerable to Inflation Risk?


Friday, September 13, 2019

How to Invest: Are you Vulnerable to Inflation Risk? Personal Investments can lose value short, and long term. Companies assets are devalued, when bought and sold Government Policy can increase the rate of inflation Over the years, investments can lose their value if the money invested in them losing their purchasing power. Inflation risk is particularly dangerous because there ...

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How to Invest: Bond Yield and Return Explained


Thursday, September 12, 2019

Learning the Markets - Yield and Return Explained Different Yield Types and Return Calculations Current Yield: What the bond annually pays divided by the bonds current price. This tells investors what they’ll earn if a bond is bought and held for a year. When you invest in a bond that trades at a premium or discount, current ...

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Free Resources


Thursday, September 12, 2019

Here are a few investor resources to help you along the way: Charting websites: Free Stock Charts and Stock Charts are great online charting resources which offer charting, scanning and portfolio tracking on a free and fee-based subscription. CFA Institute Tools: The CFA Institute offers a great toolkit for investors looking for resources. ...

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How to Invest: 15 Questions to ask your Broker


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

  Before you decide on a broker, ask the following questions. If they can answer without hesitation, you’re headed in the right direction. 1. How long have you been a broker? 2. Can you tell me about your company's financial condition? (ask to see their balance sheet) 3. How are your relationships with major banking institutions? 4. Where do you ...

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How To Invest Without Making Beginner’s Mistakes


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Investing is an essential part of financial planning simply because the average person's salary alone isn't going to be enough to meet long-term financial needs. Your wages may meet your current needs well enough, with even a bit leftover to put away for a rainy day. However, the money you save from your paychecks and ...

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How To Invest $500


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Investing is an important part of long-term financial planning, helping you to achieve such goals as sending your children to college and having enough money for a comfortable retirement. Many people don't begin investing as soon as they should, mistakenly thinking that they need at least a few thousand dollars to get started. This is ...

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