Investing

    It's not enough to simply save a lot of money -- if you want your savings to outpace inflation and grow into a nest egg, you have to invest. Learn what you need to know about investing for wealth, from basic investing concepts to more advanced stock analysis, day trading, and alternative investments.
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    What Are Assets Under Management (AUM)?
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    Should You Use an Investment Advisor to Buy Mutual Funds?
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    What Is Real Estate Wholesaling?
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    What Is a Shareholder?
    An investor gets an alert for a quarterly dividend payment
    What Is a Quarter?
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    What Is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?
    An investor works through EAR calculations.
    What Is Effective Annual Interest Rate?
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    What Is an Opportunity Zone?
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    Learn About the Life and Business of Billionaire Warren Buffett
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    What Is Opportunity Cost?
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    What Are Savings Bonds?
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    Blockchain, NFT, WTF?
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    What Is a Millionaire?
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    What Is Asset Management?
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    What Is a Black Swan?
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    Best Stock Trading Apps for Android
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    Best Investing Podcasts
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    Compound Interest Calculator
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    What Is a Short Squeeze?
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    Enterprise Value vs. Equity Value/Market Cap
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    Best Stock Market Apps for iPhones and iPads
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    What Is the Enterprise Value of a Company?
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    What Are Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs)?
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    What Is a Trust Fund?
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    What Is Form 8-K?
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    What Is Break-Even Analysis?
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    What Is Future Value?
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    The 10 Best Investing Books for Beginners in 2021
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    Using the P/E Ratio to Value a Stock
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    The Pros and Cons of EBITDA
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    What the Investment Fiduciary Rule Means for You
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    What Is a Unicorn?
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    What Is Year to Date?
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    The 12 Best Investing Books of 2021
    Image shows a woman sitting at a table on two computer monitors working with various market data. There is a money tree next to her computer. There is a large window looking over a large city beside her. Text reads: "What is hedging? A hedge is an investment that protects your finances from a risky situation. It's done to minimize or offset the chance that your assets will lose value"
    Protect Yourself From Financial Crises
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    How Mutual Funds Work
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    What Is Run Rate?
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    What Is a Multinational Corporation?
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    What Is a Portfolio?
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    What Is an Investment?
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    What Is Annualized Total Return?
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    How Do Options Work?
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    What Is Volatility?
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    What Are Outstanding Shares?
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    What Is an Acquisition?
    What is a brokerage account?
    What Is a Brokerage Account?
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    How Does A Holding Company Work?
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    The 10 Largest Investment Management Companies Worldwide
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    What Is Fair Value?
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    How to Trade off the Gold-Silver Ratio
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    Learn How to Become Rich and Find Your Path to Financial Freedom
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    What Is an Institutional Investor?
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    Should You Invest in Tax Liens?
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    What Are Operating Expenses?
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    What Is Private Placement?
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    How One of the World's Largest Companies Made $3.8 Billion Disappear
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    How to Calculate and Use the Interest Coverage Ratio
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    What Is a Financial Custodian?
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    What's the Difference Between Private Equity and Venture Capital?
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    How to Have Consistent Income With Less Effort