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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Mortgage And UK Housing Markets Experience Fluctuations

Mortgage lenders and property agencies have just released their latest figures for the UK housing market displaying some conflicting results but the overall mood from analysts appears to be one of optimism for improvements in housing market activity. Property prices are on the rise again according to the latest survey …

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Stock Option Trading Millionaire Principles

INTRODUCTION Having been trading stocks and options in the capital markets professionally over the years, I have seen many ups and downs. I have seen paupers become millionaires overnight And I have seen millionaires become paupers overnight One story told to me by my mentor is still etched in my …

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Tax Preparation Software: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The medium is the message, it’s sometimes said. Think of Franklin D Roosevelt and his “fireside chats” to the nation. In a pre-TV era, the radio was the perfect medium to “have a conversation with the American people”. He could get his reassuring message right into folks’ homes, and become …

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New Procedure for Settling Tax Debts with the IRS

The Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005 has ushered in new rules for settling tax debts with the IRS. Here is the scoop on the compromise procedures. New Procedure for Settling Tax Debts with the IRS If you owe the federal government back taxes, there are two approaches …

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Build Your Credit History with Student Credit Cards

Nowadays almost all people, including students, have credit cards. Everyone knows that people have to grow up sooner or later and credit cards for students can provide young people with invaluable lessons in the world of finance. Young people who have student credit cards should know how to manage their …

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Who is participating in forex market trades?

The forex market is all about trading between countries, the currencies of those countries and the timing of investing in certain currencies. The FX market is trading between counties, usually completed with a broker or a financial company. Many people are involved in forex trading, which is similar to stock …

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Adult ADD And Taxes

I know you still have about three months until you have to file your U.S. tax forms, but now is a good time to think about taxes. Many adults with ADD would rather scrub the floor with a toothbrush then work on preparing their taxes. Here are some tips to …

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