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SIP – Systematic Investment Plan

There are very few points that everybody in this world agrees upon. And the stock market unpredictability is undoubtedly one of them. Even people with several years of experience are not always able to track the stock market dynamics, thus falling prey to faulty decisions. Watertight stock market investing strategy …

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A Guide For Writing a Funding Proposal

No guide for writing a funding proposal would be complete without cautioning that a business looking for funding cannot do so without also presenting a completed business plan. Every lender, whether bank or other financial institution, venture capitalist, or private individual, will want to see the firm’s business plan in …

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Stocks Or Mutual Funds?

If you happen to have some money left over at the end of all the bill payments and you have no need for anymore toys, or even if you are beginning a prudent and fiscally responsible gamble on some wealth that incorporates investment opportunities, you may find yourself wondering whether …

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Index Funds Explained

We have all heard of the familiar indices such as the Dow Jones Industrials or the S&P 500, but we don’t necessarily know how they relate to us as investors. An index in a book helps us find a particular topic or subject within a big book, and similarly an …

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How to look for the Best No Load Mutual Funds

Copyright 2006 Michael Saville Low fees and expense ratios. In their search for the best no load mutual fund, some investors tend to select mutual funds based solely on their fees and expense ratios. The rationale is that by choosing mutual funds with low fees, investors can have more of …

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A Crash Course on Understanding Financial Statements

Financial statements (or financial reports) are a record of a business’ financial flows and levels. The big four statements are: 1.Balance sheet which describes a company’s assets and liabilities. 2.Income statement which describes a company’s income and expenses. 3.Statement of Cash Flows which describes how corporate operating, investment, and financing …

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What are mutual funds?

Copyright 2006 Michael Saville Mutual funds are very popular. In fact, they are the one of the most popular investments on the market today. What does that mean in numbers? There are over 10,000 different funds with over $4 trillion in investments!! Why are they so popular? For some, it …

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