How to Read Option Ticker Symbols

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Have you ever considered investing in options but got confused just from looking at the ticker symbol? At first glance, they can seem a little confusing. A bunch of letters followed by a bunch of numbers just thrown together is enough to scare most investors away. Did you know that option ticker symbols actually serve … Read more

What are Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)?

What are Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)? They are investment funds that hold underlying assets like a mutual fund, but are traded on the stock exchange like individual stocks. To better understand ETFs, here are some of the characteristics grouped into their similarity with mutual funds and individual stocks. ETF Characteristics ETFs are Similar to Mutual Funds … Read more

Why Investing Through Your Bank is a Bad Idea

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When considering your options to invest either for retirement or just with the extra money you have, your bank should be one of the last places you consider. Banks are places you keep money in savings, certificates of deposit, and checking accounts; NOT places you want to invest funds for the future. If you never … Read more