Archive | December, 2011

Retirement Savings Options

28. December 2011

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Retirement Savings Options

Guaranteed Investment Contracts GICs for short, guaranteed investment contracts are fixed-income contracts issued by insurance companies as an investment option for 401(k) retirement plans. Another, more common, name for GICs is “stable value funds.” Like Certificates of Deposit, only tax-deferred, GICs pay a fixed-interest rate for a specified period of time (e.g. 3 to 5 […]

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Explaining Covered Calls

26. December 2011

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Explaining Covered Calls

Make more from your investments by trading covered calls If you’re getting started in option trading, covered calls are usually one of the first new strategies you’ll encounter. They’re also popular with experienced traders looking to earn extra income from their portfolios. Writing covered calls is thought one of the lowest-risk strategies for option trading, […]

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But “I Need Money”!

20. December 2011

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But “I Need Money”!

It’s rare to go through life without saying “I need money”. If that’s where you are right now, read on for some ideas about how to get the money you need! Because the Internet is full of sketchy ideas and shady propositions, the NeedMoney.com crew have compiled some of the best legitimate solutions to the […]

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Protecting your identity from theft

18. December 2011

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Protecting your identity from theft

Shopping online has become a popular alternative for people looking to skip the lines and chaos that shopping in stores can bring, but for incautious consumers shopping online can lead to a whole new set of problems as many cybercriminals look to scam unsuspecting holiday shoppers. “Online shopping has become so popular that it now […]

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