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  1. A good portfolio would involve a lot of variety and diversity. It could be noted that portfolio diversification which implies picking a range of assets will help to minimize your risks while maximizing your potential returns. Typically, a good investment portfolio generally includes a range of blueRead more

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  1. There are three major categories of portfolio: 1.Assessment Portfolio: The basic and vital goal of assessment portfolios is to list and showcase one’s achievements and skills, so the employer could decide whether they are competent for the job applied to or not. Although students can also use theseRead more

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  1. A portfolio is pivotal for any investor to be successful and there are few steps which can help you do ii better. Firstly, you need to determine the right asset allocation and arrangement for your investment goals and risk tolerance. To examine your portfolio's actual asset allocation, quantitativelRead more

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  1. According to Wikipedia, "In finance, a portfolio is a collection of investments held by an investment company, hedge fund, financial institution or individual." Broadly speaking a portfolio can be termed as a group of financial assets like stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and cash equivalents,Read more

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  1. The AER is the rate an investor can expect to earn from an investment after compounding the interest annually. In order to calculate the AER, you need to firstly, divide the gross interest rate by the number of times a year that interest is paid and then add one. After this whatever result comes putRead more

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  1. That's not always same for all the cases. It would depend upon a particular kind of investment and how they choose to pay interest. Although this could be noted that if interest rate is paid annually then there would be no difference in gross interest rate and AER as AER is compounded annually. If tRead more

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  1. Hi Maitya, I think what you mean to ask here is in comparison with standard interest rate of 5%. Although its very important to understand that which interest rate would be higher and that would obviously the AER one. Also higher the interest rate, better the profit on your investment. So let's sayRead more

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  1. According to a definition on Wikipedia, "The effective interest rate, effective annual interest rate, annual equivalent rate or simply effective rate is the interest rate on a loan or financial product restated from the nominal interest rate and expressed as the equivalent interest rate if compoundRead more

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  1. If you are anticipating a high amount of tax on your windfall gain, then there are ways to avoid it, but before you get started with it research the taxes you might owe to the IRS on that sum. Note that if it's a big amount, there are ways to help lower it. They are few things you can try to do withRead more

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  1. As you may know a windfall tax is a surtax imposed by governments on businesses or economic sectors that have benefited from economic expansion. There are many provisions in regard with this and calculation of windfall tax will depend on a lot of cases, like what was your windfall gain, what's the pRead more

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