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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Rule of 72

Rule of 72 Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on November 18th, 2014 How long does it take to double your money? It depends on the growth rate. The Rule of 72 is a simple math formula to determine the number of years it would take for a sum of money […]

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Bond Ladder

Bond Ladder Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on November 18th, 2014 A Time-Tested Investment Strategy Geared For Increased Predictability, Control and Performance.     How A Bond Ladder Works   A bond ladder is a strategy for managing fixed-income investments, such as certificate of deposits (CDs, U.S. Treasury notes and […]

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A Trust Primer

A Trust Primer Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on November 18th, 2014 Estate planning often can involve the creation of a trust – a legal entity created to hold assets for the benefit of certain persons or entities. Trusts are managed by trustees who often hold title on behalf of […]

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Types of Life Insurance

Types of Life Insurance Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on November 18th, 2014 What You Need to Know About Life Insurance     If you’re considering buying life insurance, generally speaking there are three types. Term insurance gives plain vanilla protection at a low cost. Whole life has a savings […]

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Bond Prices Explained

Bond Prices Explained Submitted by Southwest Investment Advisors on November 18th, 2014 Bonds offer income and preservation of value on maturity. Between when a bond is issued and when the bond matures the market value of that bond will fluctuate daily. Why? Because interest rates fluctuate every day. An easy way […]

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