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Breaking Down the Jargon: Yield vs. Total Return



Making financial decisions is hard enough for the average investor. What makes it even tougher, though, is investing jargon that many people don’t really understand. “Yield” and “total return” are two good examples. An investor comparing one investment’s yield with another…

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Don’t Get Soaked by Abandonment Risk (Infographic)



It’s hardwired into our brains: the emotional tendency to leave an investment at the wrong time. When investors sell before an investment reached its peak, or when an investment has dropped in value (essentially buying high and selling low), “abandoning” an investment strategy can be costly…

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