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The Power of Compound Interest Explained

When asked what he owes his success to, legendary investor Warren Buffett said “My wealth has come from a combination of living in America, some lucky genes, and compound interest.” For anyone not counting, he’s parlayed that into a net worth of about $68.7 billion. Compound interest is so powerful that scientist Albert Einstein famously […]

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How to Short a Stock: A Complete Guide

I first learned about short selling from my Dad. It was in the dot-com crash of the early 00s, when practically every investment was going down. Many people lost their savings because they plowed too much money into ridiculously-valued tech stocks. Looking back in retrospect, these stocks were already so high that they had no […]

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What Are Bearer Bonds (and How Do They Work)?

A bearer bond is a fixed-income security, very similar to a regular bond. However, a bearer bond is owned by the holder (or bearer) rather than by a registered owner. The coupons for interest payments are physically attached to the bearer bond. The bondholder is required to submit the coupons to a bank for payment […]

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Amazon Stock: How to Buy and What to Consider

Online retailer Amazon is one of the biggest and best-known companies in the world today. Its popularity (and value) has only grown during the pandemic, as people all over the world were literally forced to shop online when retail stores were closed. Founded outside Seattle, Washington in 1994 as an online retailer of books, Amazon […]

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The Safest Investment Options For Seniors

I heard a really interesting investing story recently. You see, a really close friend of mine invested in a cryptocurrency and was yield farming on what he thought was a relatively safe investment. He was doing really well for a few weeks in a row. However, someone found a way to abuse the ecosystem he […]

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