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Word of the Day

Net Income

The profit earned by a company after all expenses and taxes have been deducted from revenue. A simple way to think about net income is it’s the price of a widget multiplied by the number of widgets sold (this result is revenue) minus the cost to make and sell the widgets, other expenses and any interest or taxes.

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Red Flags

Understanding these terms may help you steer clear of investment scams.

Ponzi scheme, pyramid scheme, pump and dump

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Common Acronyms

Recognize these common investment-related acronyms.


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What makes up my investment mix?

Explore key concepts related to asset allocation.

Asset classes, lifecycle funds, diversification, risk tolerance

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What does it mean to be a shareholder?

If you own stocks, these terms apply to you.

Shareholder, dividend, merger, stock split, public company

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