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What is Convertible Preferred Stock?

All preferred stock dividends must be paid before any dividends on the common stock can be paid, hence the term preferred. Convertible Preferred Stock is preferred stock that can be converted, at a predetermined rate, into a company’s common stock. A convertible preferred stock owner receives…

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Financial Aid

The three most common types of aid are grants, work-study, and loans. Grants are financial aid that does not have to be paid back. Work-study is a form of financial aid where students work for their respective school and earn money. Finally, loans are borrowed money that must be repaid with interest beginning at a pre-determined time in the future…

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Covered Call Writing

Covered Call Writing allows you to sell an option on a stock that is already in your portfolio. The cash you receive, the premium, goes into your account the next business day. This program could add 1 or 2 percent to your portfolio yield and is a professional strategy requiring…

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Covered Put Writing

Covered Put Writing allows someone to put a stock to you at a price you predetermine. It is covered because you can margin your portfolio to accept the stock when it is put to you. This program could add 1 or 2% to your yield and it is a professional strategy requiring…

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Financial Advisor

A Financial Advisor’s job is to help you achieve your goals with as little risk as possible. A good FA will also make sure you avoid pitfalls that you never even knew existed. The FA should help you prepare a structured financial plan and be willing and able to implement your plan over time…

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