Jul 26, 2013

Marketplace Money for Friday, July 26, 2013

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This month, we're devoting Marketplace Money to the basics — concepts like banking, savings and debt. Bonds, stocks, diversification, index funds, active vs. passive. Investing is one of those financial topics that requires understanding a whole lot of terms. Then, you have to understand yourself. How much risk do you want to take? How much confidence do you have? What’s your time horizon? This week, a guide to investing.

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Four Investing Tips

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Investing terms and questions explained

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Your questions on investing answered

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403bs, mutual funds, active investing and answering other questions on investing.

Socially responsible investing: Can you make money while investing mindfully?

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Socially responsible investing, or SRI, is the practice of investing in companies that share moral and political philosophies that align with your own. It makes sense to a lot of people, but does it also make money?

This month, we’re devoting Marketplace Money to the basics — concepts like banking, savings and debt. Bonds, stocks, diversification, index funds, active vs. passive. Investing is one of those financial topics that requires understanding a whole lot of terms. Then, you have to understand yourself. How much risk do you want to take? How much confidence do you have? What’s your time horizon? This week, a guide to investing.