September 2007

Choosing Investments to Avoid Taxes

September 30, 2007

Choosing Investments to Avoid Taxes A simple and perfectly legal way to avoid any Federal income tax on investments is to choose bonds. The U.S. government does not tax the interest paid on bonds issued by state governments or any of their subsidiaries.

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The Magic of Growth Stocks

September 28, 2007

The most magic word in Wall Street in recent years has been “growth.” If you bought “growth” stocks, you were in theory moving along the royal road to riches.

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Learning To Factor Cost Of Living Into Your Investments

September 28, 2007

Learning To Factor Cost Of Living Into Your Investments Are you old enough to remember the cost of food, clothing, and housing back in the 1930′s, the years before World War II? If so, you know that prices in the late 1950s are a great deal higher. If your memory does not go back that […]

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The Evolution of The Corporation and Its Impact on Investing

September 26, 2007

The invention of the corporation gave way to a new era of financial dealings, melding individuals together to increase their monies, especially with marketable securities.

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Insurance Policy Time Frames

September 25, 2007

Insurance Policy Time Frames Industrial is the polite word used to cover a group of policies with weekly premiums, offered by a number of companies. So many people pay these weekly premiums that in spite of the small size of individual policies, their total volume is about one tenth of all life insurance issued by […]

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Marketable Securities — Are They The Right Investment for You?

September 24, 2007

When one has invested money in the market, it is imperative to consider the particular marketable securities to buy. Which marketable securities are chosen is dependent upon one’s own temperament and financial objectives.

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Government Bonds: Still a Safe Bet

September 23, 2007

Government Bonds: Still a Safe Bet One of the safest investments a person can make is to buy bonds from the government — their value is guaranteed and, although returns are small, they will appreciate in value with no input from the investor. No matter how bad conditions may be, the government does not reserve […]

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vThe Renewal of Options

September 21, 2007

vThe Renewal of Options Options can very often be extended. Suppose you own a Call contract at 54 on a stock which has risen before the expiration of the option to 65. You feel that if you had more time, the stock could go higher—to 75, 80, or more—in another 60 or 90 days. Through […]

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Tip Toeing Toward Tape Reading

September 21, 2007

When embarking on any new business enterprise, the first thing to consider is the amount of capital required. To study tape reading “on paper” is one thing, but to practice and become proficient in the art is quite another.

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Insider Hints: A Guide to Choosing Mutual Funds

September 18, 2007

Insider Hints: A Guide to Choosing Mutual Funds In nearly all mutual funds an investor can order any number of shares above a low minimum, pay for them at the currently asked price per share, and receive a certificate of ownership. This is the old-style method of buying, and it still suits a good many […]

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