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Woman reads a book lakeside, hunting for an accredited investor definition

Are You Smarter Than a High School Dropout? Revising the Accredited Investor Definition

The SEC is considering wider access to private offerings. Does net worth equate to financial literacy, or should the accredited investor definition change?

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man dangles over Wall Street, asking himself What is a hedge fund?

90 Second Lesson: What is a Hedge Fund? 

Hedge funds differ greatly from private equity funds with regard to asset class, compensation, liquidity and other factors. So, what is a hedge fund?

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Big Ben and London Bridge, symbolizing LIBOR's replacement, SOFR

90 Second Lesson: What is the LIBOR Replacement, SOFR?

Manipulated rates and fewer active markets have made LIBOR unsustainable, leading to a LIBOR replacement known as SOFR. Learn how LIBOR and SOFR compare.

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A retiree looks out the window and contemplates her finances

America’s Retirement Crisis: Problems and Solutions

America is facing a retirement crisis. Less than half of Americans are confident in their retirement security. What can you do to retire at 67?

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Investment Abbreviations Can Spell out Big Bucks

Investing abbreviations prove shorthand isn’t just for Millennials. Find out how this entrepreneur turned a love for acronyms into an investable website.

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online assets

Valuing Your Company’s Online Assets Before Sale

Your company’s online footprint constitutes an important part of the overall value of its goodwill. Indeed, the ability to create an online experience for a brand and to use online channels to reach new customers and retain existing ones is a part of the evolving nature of business in the 21st century.  As a seller, […]

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retirement in jepoardy

Will You Retire Broke? Reasons Why Your Retirement May be in Jeopardy

More than 42% of Americans will retire broke, according to a survey taken by GOBanking Rates. For the third year in a row, thousands of individuals were polled to ascertain how much the average American has set aside for retirement, and the results may, and should, shock you.

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Equity Crowdfunding

What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 2

There is considerable potential in equity crowdfunding, but all investors should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages to such investing.

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Equity Crowdfunding

What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 1

Equity crowdfunding has changed in notable ways since its introduction in 2012, and is now primed to revolutionize how we finance companies and investments.

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Thirteen Guidebooks for Building and Holding Wealth

Read These Books to Get Smart About Personal Finance and Investing

Thirteen Guidebooks for Building and Holding Wealth Hiring a professional to manage your investments is not akin to hiring a plumber, car mechanic, or even attorney. To hire any of these three professionals it is neither necessary nor likely that to first teach yourself about plumbing, car engines, or the law. Personal Finance & Investing, […]

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