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John, the best way and the easiest way to describe a zero coupon bond is - It is a bond that is sold under its face value, meaning at a discount. however when it matur...
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Hi Edna, As when dealing with anything tax related, the answer is "that depends". A portion of SS benefits is taxed if income above a "base amount" (which is determi...
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It depends on how they are being used in an overall portfolio. The main advantage of an ETF is that it can be traded on an exchange in real time with instant liquidit...
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For all practical purposes, it is important to know that there are essentially 2 kinds of risks associated with bonds: interest rate risk and credit risk. Interest...
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