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Investment Grade and High Yield Bonds

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“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.” Robert Arnott Bonds are an important component of many investors’ portfolios. In the past, they offered a stable return compared to other investments such as stocks, which are more volatile. There are many types of bonds, but most of them typically fall into one of two categories: investment […]

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Basics of Bonds

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“Gentlemen prefer bonds.” Andrew Mellon There are several types of investments that people can make today in including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, and more. Today, we’re going to focus on bonds, which are one of the most commonly held investments in the world. A bond is basically a “glorified loan” in which a company […]

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Reading Stock Tickers

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“Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.” – Paul Samuelson Stocks are one of the greatest ways to grow your money. Stocks or shares of a company are ownership of a company. While stocks can be exciting, reading a […]

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Simple vs Compound Interest: What’s the Difference?

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Interest is the additional amount of money you’re paid for letting someone borrow your money (principal). There are two different types of interest: simple and compound. So, what’s the difference? Simple Interest Simple interest is as “simple” as it sounds. You can calculate simple interest with this formula: Simple interest = Principal amount x interest […]