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How exactly do bonds work?

Aug 25th, 2021 • Lisa W.
If you are an investor — and if you have a retirement account, you are! —  there is a pretty good chance that your money is invested in a mix of stocks and bonds. Likely you are pretty comfortable with the basic mechanics of what a stock is; a share is a small ownership piece … more »
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Triaging Your Financial Crisis, Part 2

Aug 10th, 2021 • Lisa W.
This is the second part of the “financial triage” series. In Part 1, we ran through some options for raising money in a short amount of time. In order to preserve your residence or your employment or to protect your flexibility for the future, your financial triage approach is to raise funds. But it may … more »
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Triaging Your Financial Crisis, Part 1

Aug 3rd, 2021 • Lisa W.
Even before COVID-19, some of us faced financial crises in our lives. Despite our very best efforts, hard work and great planning, we found ourselves faced with a financial catastrophe. Not an “I need to eat ramen noodles for a week in order to make my minimum credit card payment” crisis. (That is a problem, … more »
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