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What Type Of Investment Has The Least Amount Of Risk

Every investment carries risk. The key is to understanding what risk the investments themselves carry and what risk you are comfortable with and is appropriate for your financial circumstances. I’ll discuss what type of risk is uncomfortable and what kind of risk is good for you.

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What Are Mutual Funds?

A pooled investment. There are dozens or hundreds of investments. Your money is invested in many different investments, but in one single purchase. Phantom Tax: If another investor decides to buy or sell shares, there could be an activity, even if you are doing nothing, that could cause taxation for you.

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What Does ROI Stand For?

ROI : Return On Investment- In percentage terms it is the rate of return that an investment has historically given. Is the rate of return on investment consistent with the historic return or has it deviated? I will discuss here.

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What Is A Bond ?

A bond is essentially an IOU. It’s sold by a company or federal, state or local government. It’s a promise you are going to lend your money by purchasing a bond and they’re going to use the money either to finance a deficit, finance a project, etc. While they are using your money, they promise…

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What Is An Equity?

Equity in an ownership investment. If you own your home outright you own 100 percent of the equity in your home. But if you have a mortgage, part of your home’s value is pledged to the bank as collateral and part of it is yours. Stocks are equities. A share of stock represents ownership in…

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What Is A Security?

Security is just designating that is a type of investment. -A stock is a security. -A bond is debt security. Now with a security you purchase it in the case of a stock, or with a bond you lend your money to someone else. Or you purchase an existing bond from an existing owner. And…

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What Is An Annuity?

An annuity is a financial product offered by an insurance company. Annuity are not backed by government or FDIC, but by the insurance company. An annuity is a series of payments made at equal intervals. Examples of annuities are regular deposits to a savings account, monthly home mortgage payments, monthly insurance payments and pension payments.…

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What Is A Roth IRA?

Roth IRA: Tax-free financial account that uses after tax contributions. For the roth IRA at age 59.5 or after 5 years you may access the money free of tax. A Roth IRA plan under United States law is generally not taxed upon distribution, provided certain conditions are met.  

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What Are Investment Benchmarks?

Investment Benchmarks: A way to measure how well your choice of investment is doing. Benchmarking is the practice of comparing business processes and performance metrics to industry bests and best practices from other companies.  

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