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This week's term is:

Wash Sale... refers to an investor that engages in a transaction to sell a security at a loss; then acquires substantially the identical security within thirty days.  Now prohibited, a wash sale was used by investors to incur a tax deductible loss without substantially changing their position in a security



Personal Finance


403b Distributions and Transfers:  With such an uncertain future for Social Security, individuals look to the safety of retirement savings plans such as the 403b. But there comes a time when an individual may need to take a distribution, or make a transfer, from their 403b account, and the rules they need to follow can be quite complex.



Evaluating companies using ratios:

Career Development


Median Salary by EducationHighest Paying Jobs: 2013 : Money can't buy happiness, but we live in a world where it's exchanged for goods and services.  Until that economic model changes, higher paying jobs allow us to buy more of the things our families may want or need. In this article, we're going to provide several lists of the highest paying jobs in America, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  We're also going to slice and dice that data several different ways, revealing some interesting trends in the information. copyright 2004 - 2014