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A Different Perspective on “Yield”



For the last several years, it’s felt like almost every conversation in the investment world has revolved around one topic – yield. Dividend strategies…high yield bonds…REITs…income…yield! So I was intrigued when I saw that the word yield is actually appearing…

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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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