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Ways To Diversify Your Portfolio
You've heard it before and you'll hear it again: diversification is important in your portfolio. But just what does that mean? Diversification can take on many forms. Do you know the different ways to diversify?
What Is A 401K?
A 401 K is a retirement plan offered by a company to its employees. This gives employees a convenient way to save a portion of pay for their retirement. Do you know the advantages and rules of investing in a 401K?
What is a Bond?
Volatility in the stock market can make investing an uncomfortable endeavor. Bonds add balance and stability to any investment portfolio. Do you know what a bond is?
What is a Commodity?
Do you know what a commodity is? Commodities are the building blocks of the products we buy and eat. Commodities can be a part of an investment portfolio.
What Is A Corporate Bond?
A corporate bond is a debt obligation issued by a company. You loan a company money through a bond. In return, they promise to repay your initial investment plus interest for the use of your money. A company issues a corporate bond to raise money it needs for operating the company.
What is a Market Linked CD?
A market-linked CD, when carefully chosen, offers a way to keep your principal safe while potentially gaining a higher return. The CD is linked to more riskier investments but good research is needed to find a worthwhile CD.
What Is A Mutual Fund?
A mutual fund is an investment vehicle that combines money from many people to buy individual investments. Mutual funds invest in hundreds or thousands of these underlying investments. This provides a convenient way to diversify a portfolio.
What Is A Prospectus?
A prospectus is a document issued by a mutual fund company to explain the details of a mutual fund it is offering for investment. A mutual fund is required by law to provide detailed information to an investor before they choose to invest with the company. Do you know what is in a prospectus?
What Is A Stock?
A stock is a part ownership in a company. A share represents that part ownership. Stock is issued by a company to raise money for its operations. Stock in a company gives you the right to share in the profits that the company makes.
What is a Target-Date Fund?
Do you get tired of managing your investments? Are you unsure how to adjust your portfolio over time? A target-date fund is designed to make investing more convenient for you. Do you know the facts about target-date funds?
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