For Investors: Education Is Key to Protection

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Love and Money: Talking About Finances With Your Significant Other

When you think about your sweetheart, you probably don't think about finances. But according to a recent study, one in three couples argued about finances, and one in 10 lied to their significant other about money. That's not exactly a recipe for romance.

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Day Traders: Mind Your Margin

If you're going to day trade—and it's very risky to do so—you must abide by the rules, particularly those that deal with margin. If brokerage firm designates you as a "pattern day trader," then FINRA margin rules require that broker-dealer to impose special margin requirements on your day-trading account.

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Key Investing Concepts

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