Mortgage-backed securities are bond-like investments made up of a pool of mortgages. When you purchase a mortgage-backed security, youâre buying a small portion of a collection of loans that a government-sponsored entity or a financial institution has packaged together for sale. Investors may refer to these loans as MBS, which stands for mortgage-backed securities. Investing […]
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Inflation, or a sustained period of rising consumer prices, can take a bite out of investor portfolios and reduce purchasing power as the prices of goods and services increase. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or TIPS, are one way to hedge against inflation in a portfolio. These government-issued securities are inflation-protected bonds that adjust in tandem with […]
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When it comes to investing your money, dead people have the right idea. Here are four things the dead can teach us about the stock market.
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The gold-silver ratio is the price of the silver and gold relative to each other. Initially, the gold-silver price relationship was fixed at a certain ratio but over time it began to fluctuate as information traveled faster and external variables weighed on their value. Itâs a measurement thatâs been around for thousands of years. Understanding […]
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With SPACs, you’re betting on companies with short track records and uncertain futures â and relying on someone else to find them.
Financial gurus are telling you how to get out of debt, and what to do with your money and investments. The question is, should you follow their advice?
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New financial advisors need something to help them stand out. Consequently, the AAMS does just that. Designed for newcomers to the financial advice business, the AAMS trains advisors to identify investment opportunities as well as help clients with other financial … Continue reading →
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The margin of safety formula provides a way for investors to calculate a safe price at which to buy a security. This method derives from the value investing school of thought. According to value investing principles, stocks have an intrinsic value and a market value. Intrinsic value is the price they ought to be trading […]
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The Wall Street Journal lists 15 important numbers that everyone should know to make better financial decisions. Here they are, broken down by category.
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Saving for retirement is an important financial goal and there are different options when it comes to where to invest. A qualified retirement plan can make it easier to build wealth for the long term, while enjoying some significant tax benefits. Qualified retirement plans must meet Internal Revenue Code standards for form and operation under […]
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