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What Is a Mutual Fund – Definition, Types, Pros & Cons

Many investors want to diversify their holdings in order to limit their exposure to risk. However, most individual investors cannot afford the fees and...

What We Can Learn From the Bear Stearns Down Fall

If you keep up with current events and/or financial news, then you probably heard about the demise of Bear Stearns, a once large investment...
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Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investment Properties – IRS Rules Explained

Renting versus buying can be a difficult choice. Still, according to The Wall Street Journal, almost two-thirds of American households own homes. Many more own rental...
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7 Common Lies Told by Mutual Fund Managers and How to...

Is your mutual fund advisor stringing you along with a lie? Are you getting the facts, or a skillfully staged show full of smoke,...

What Is Insider Trading and How to Avoid It – Definition,...

When you hear the term "insider trading," you probably immediately think of someone like Martha Stewart. But you don't have to be famous or wealthy...
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Interest Rate Swaps Explained – Definition & Example

An interest rate swap is a financial derivative that companies use to exchange interest rate payments with each other. Swaps are useful when one company wants...
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What Is a Non-Qualified Stock Option (NQSO) – Types & Issuing...

Companies frequently choose to reward their employees with shares of their stock instead of cash or other types of benefits, such as a 401k or other...
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3 Basic Factors to Consider When Buying a Stock: Price, Intrinsic...

New investors may be a little tepid about investing in the stock market. After all, buying a stock can seem really scary because there...
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Maximum 401k & Roth IRA Contribution Limits 2011

As you probably already know, saving for retirement is extremely important, and there are many different types of retirement accounts that you can use...

The Difference Between YTD Return and Yield

I'm new to fairly serious investing mostly because this is the first time in my life that I have had any money to invest. ...
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What Is an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – Definition, Pros...

There are several different types of plans available for employers that choose to reward their employees with shares of the company. However, there is...
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Income vs. Wealth – What’s the Difference?

"Income" and "wealth" have incorrectly become synonymous in American culture. While the two concepts often go hand in hand, using the terms interchangeably is...