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Money Market vs Certificate of Deposit

Market Markets vs CDs

If you're looking for a place to park your cash savings or emergency fund, one of the choices you will need to make is comparing money markets to certificates of deposit.  Here are some pros and cons of each.

Investing for Beginners Spotlight10

Diversification Strategy for Beginners

Among the first job of any new investor is to create a good diversification strategy that lowers risk and protects your savings.

ADR Fees and Your International Stock Investments

ADR fees are charged by sponsoring banks of foreign stocks to compensate them for currency translation and custody services.

How the Student Loan Debt Crisis Might Affect Investors

The student loan debt crisis is causing household formation among the young to decline, which has important ramifications for economics and investors.

The Five Basic Asset Classes That Should Be Included In Any Diversification Plan

Diversification is going to happen across five different asset classes for most investors and portfolio managers.

Direct Investing for Beginners

Direct investing is the practice of holding assets such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds in the simplest, most direct way possible to lower the cost of ownership.

How Dividend Growth Stocks Can Deliver Unexpected Profits

Income investors might sometimes be better off buying a lower yielding, faster growing dividend stock for their portfolio.

What Investors Can Learn from Index Funds Over the Past 5 Years

The past five years have shown incredible results for index fund investors and there are some portfolio lessons we can learn from studying it.

Bank Trust Departments 101

A bank trust department is a specialized group within a bank that focuses on investing and administrating assets left in a trust fund.

Invest in Stocks with a 10+ Year Horizon To Build Wealth More Efficiently

Here's a real world example of how a long-term investor might approach a potential blue chip stock investments for his portfolio.

The Next Step To Building an Investment Portfolio

Earlier this week, we talked about three fundamental questions you should answer before you begin building your portfolio as they will inform the type of

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