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Day: July 1, 2021

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“Cash is trash”: How inflation impacts your money.

3 minutes read The value of money changes over time. What you can buy with $5 today might not be the same as what you can buy with $5 in a couple of
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Stock Market Basics: What are Stocks?

2 minutes read A stock is a piece of a company that you can buy and sell on a stock exchange. Companies initially issue stocks via an Initial Public Offering (IPO) as a way to
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3 ways to diversify your portfolio

2 minutes read Diversification is a risk management strategy widely used by investors, but how is diversification achieved? That’s what this blog post is about.  Perhaps one of the most important things you
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What are bull and bear markets?

2 minutes read Bull and bear markets describe periodic market trends. In general, a bull market represents a 20% increase in a market over time from its bottom, while a bear represents a
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Long-Term vs. Short-Term Investing

4 minutes read Having trouble making up your mind about what investment strategy to adopt? In this blog post, we’ll try to help you find the right approach for your particular personality, preferences
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Did you know that there are different types of cryptocurrencies?

3 minutes read Bitcoin and Ethereum are the most well-known cryptos, but there are actually thousands of cryptocurrencies. In this post, we’ll go over some of the key cryptos you should know about
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What is Portfolio Rebalancing? Should I do it?

2 minutes read Rebalancing is the art and science of adjusting the weightings of assets within a portfolio. The goal is to maintain the original or desired level of asset allocation or risk.
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Three ways to build a strategic portfolio

2 minutes read The goal of building a strategic portfolio is to earn the optimal level of return at the targeted risk level. Choosing the appropriate degree of asset allocation and the right
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What are Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)?

2 minutes read Companies often initially get listed on stock exchanges by means of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) as a way to raise capital for their business. The process of a company becoming
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What are Leveraged ETFs?

2 minutes read Have you ever heard of leveraged ETFs? A leveraged exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a marketable security that uses financial derivatives such as options and debt in an attempt to amplify the returns