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high yield often means higher risk

What “I Want the One with the Higher Yield” Really Means

Unless you live under a rock, you know that interest rates are low.  Historically low. With low interest rates, your checking and savings accounts likely aren’t earning much.  Banks are paying next to nothing on your savings.  Even moving money into CD’s will only earn a saver a few basis points (less than 1%) over […]

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Asset Allocation and Diversification

Can A Breakfast Menu Explain Asset Allocation and Diversification?

If you are like most people, you’ve likely had experience with both diversification and asset allocation.  The crazy part is you may have never realized it. Think about your favorite breakfast spot.  You typically have many options, so where do you start?  As “N” always asks me, do you want something sweet, or do you […]

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