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What is a T-Bill?

a t-billThe best advice a finance advisor can give a client is to have a diversified investment portfolio. This means that there should be a variety of investments that run along a continuum of risk, i.e. some investments will carry more risk than others.

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How Can I Buy Stocks Without a Stockbroker?

The moment you think about stocks and investments, you think about stockbrokers. This is because it is the easiest and mostly the safest way of purchasing stocks on the stock market. There are many advantages of having a stockbroker, but there are also some distinct disadvantages. If you only have a little money to invest, most stockbrokers won’t take on your portfolio because it would be financially non-viable for both parties. Using a stockbroker also means that you have to pay commissions on transactions and these can become quite hefty.

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What Is a Private Equity Firm?

A private equity firm specializes in high risk investments that can produce impressively high rewards. They deal in those assets that aren’t normally available to the public to buy. Such a firm is made up of a collection of individuals who have joined forces to invest in this type of asset. Those who manage the investment will be rewarded with a share of the profits and a management fee.

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What are Bail Bonds?

bail bondsThe success of a recent TV reality show has led to an increased interest in the world of bail bonds. This is a method by which an individual, who has been arrested for a crime, can be released from jail by providing a type of security. The fact that a security has been given reassures the court that the defendant will turn up when they are due to stand trial.

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What is an IRA?

The simplest way to explain an IRA would be to say that it is a retirement account that provides tax advantages. IRA stands for Individual Retirement Account. A lot of people may view an IRA as an investment but this isn’t really correct; it would be better to say that an Individual Retirement Account is a basket where you can hold your investments. This type of account covers a wide range of possibilities and the one you will choose will very much depend on your exact needs.

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What is Asset Management?

If you are fortunate enough to have a lot of wealth you will likely benefit from some type of asset management. This is a popular option for the super wealthy and most of the rest of us would be unlikely to need such a service. A firm that specializes in asset management can expect a lot of money for their services, but when they do their job correctly they make bundles of cash for their client.

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What is a Capital Expenditure?

Within business the term ‘capital expenditure’ is often used; you might also see it written as CAPEX, or investment expenditure. When we talk about capital expenditure we are referring to those investments that will produce rewards at some time in the future. This investment could occur in any number of ways such as buying new equipment for a factory or developing current resources. It is usual to view capital expenditure as those investments that will provide a return for longer than just one year.

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Top 5 Best Financial Investment Books Reviewed

Financial investment is a topic of great interest to a lot of individuals concerned about their future. As the saying goes, ‘knowledge is power’ and knowing more about this topic should be able to help people make better decisions about investments. There have been a lot of books written on this subject but here are just five of the best financial investment books reviewed.

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