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View Resource New Usenet Newsgroup: misc.invest.financial-plan

The moderated newsgroup "misc.invest.financial-plan" is intended to provide for well-tempered discussions, including, but not limited to, the following topics: financial planning, taxation, saving and investing, insurance planning, retirement planning, and estate planning. General discussion concerning the different types of investments would be welcome; however, recommendations of specific stocks...

news:misc.invest.financial-plan
View Resource Kiplinger Online

The Kiplinger organization developed Kiplinger Online to provide personal finance guidance on the Internet. Users can find selected articles from the current and past three months' issues of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine on topics ranging from investing to retirement planning. The news section highlights consumer, business and financial news. Visitors to the site can compare the rankings...

https://www.kiplinger.com/
View Resource Roth IRA

This week's In the News looks at the introduction of Roth IRA. The five resources discussed explain what a Roth IRA is and suggest who can benefit from converting to a Roth IRA. The Roth IRA was created as part of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 and has been available to investors since January 2, 1998. The main feature of the Roth IRA is that, while contributions into it are post-tax, the growth...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/be/1998/0129
View Resource Chicago Board Options Exchange Understanding Stock Options

Understanding Stock Options by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) provides a good non-technical introduction to options. It explains the benefits of options, differences between options and stocks, the pricing of options, and it provides some basic options strategies. Fischer Black and Myron Scholes first published their formula for valuing an option in 1973. Robert Merton independently...

http://www.cboe.com/learncenter/pdf/understanding.pdf
View Resource InvestorWords

Webfinance Inc. provides this site, a cross referenced glossary for over 4,000 relevant terms from 1040 to ladder strategy to zoning. Each term is briefly described. In addition to cross references in the descriptions, there are also "opposite of" cross references. The main drawback to the site is that it lacks an overall search interface. However, the number of entries and cross references...

http://www.investorwords.com/
View Resource FinanCenter.com: Smart Personal Finance Made Easy

FinanCenter, provided by FinanCenter, Inc., is a personal finance site that provides more than 100 financial calculators to help visitors make financial decisions. These calculators are divided into categories; visitors can find information and advice on homes, autos, credit lines, credit cards, budgeting, saving, insurance, investing, and retirement. Examples of available calculators include: how...

http://www.leadfusion.com
View Resource Sound Money

Sound Money is a live call-in radio program dealing with personal finance, hosted by Minnesota Public Radio. The Sound Money Website offers archived articles available in RealAudio and html formats, as well as reviews of new books about finance, columns from the show's hosts, and several bulletin board systems dealing with money and finance. Sound Money can be heard through streaming RealAudio...

http://money.mpr.org/
View Resource The Investor's Clearinghouse from the Alliance for Investor Education

The Alliance for Investor Education has created the Investor's Clearinghouse in an effort to facilitate a greater understanding of investments and the financial markets among current and prospective investors of all ages. This site offers a range of investment information that includes investing basics, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, online Internet investing, financial planning, and tips on how to...

http://www.investoreducation.org/
View Resource National Endowment for Financial Education

The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) is dedicated "to improving the financial well-being of all Americans." Their website is a veritable cornucopia of resources around this very subject, including help for high school students, consumers, and educators. A good place to start is the "Help for Consumers" area. Here visitors can use the "Smart About Money" resources to get practical...

https://www.nefe.org/
View Resource Junior Achievement Student Center

Junior Achievement is an organization that is more than 90 years old and "dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs." The Junior Achievement Student Center website focuses on "money management", "work readiness", and "business ownership". Visitors can play online "Games", such as "JA Titan", "JA...

https://www.jamyway.org/
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