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Six Signs It’s Time To Sell A Stock

You never want to sell a stock at a loss, if you can help it. However, you also don’t want to hold onto a stock too long and watch your losses get bigger. It can be difficult to decide when to cut your losses and sell. Especially during times of extreme volatility and market recession.…

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Tools To Protect Your Investments During A Market Rout

To say that stock markets are volatile right now is an understatement. Most stock values have plunged more than 60% since the beginning of March. We have even experienced one day drops of more than 10% on multiple occasions. They are declines that rival the Black Monday stock market crash of 1987 and the 2008…

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Here’s What The Fed’s Emergency Interest Rate Cut Means For You

In response to the economic impact from the Coronavirus concerns, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced an emergency rate cut this week. The Federal Open Market Committee axed the target by a half percent, going from 1.75% down to 1.25%. It’s the largest single reduction since 2008, when rates were adjusted to respond to the financial…

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Mistakes to Avoid When Stock Markets Plunge

Stock markets saw a rapid decline towards the end of February 2020. Stoked by fears over the spreading coronavirus and its potential impact on businesses, the market suffered. Investors were dumping stocks and fleeing to safe havens such as bonds and gold. The S&P 500 Index saw a 10% decline that officially signals a market…

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What Happens If You Get Fired After Taking Out a 401(k) Loan?

You may or may not already know this, but it’s possible to borrow from your own 401(k) retirement fund. It’s hardly ever a great idea, though. You’re really only taking away from your own financial future. The money you borrow is really already yours. Except once you borrow it, it will no longer be invested…

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