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What Are Stock Options (and How Do They Work)?

By Nancy Graham · April 26, 2018 - 0 comments

When your employer offers you stock options, it’s usually to thank you for a job well done, and to encourage you to stick around. It’s nice to be recognized for your contributions, but you may well wonder what it is you just received. Stick around for today’s “No Dumb Question,” and you’ll soon find out. 

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What I Learned from a Year Long Shopping Ban

By Susan Daley · April 18, 2018 - 0 comments

I knew I could be saving more. My ongoing spending wasn’t aligned with my stated values. So starting in September of 2015, I completed a year-long shopping ban. This week’s video outlines how the ban worked and the lessons I learned while not shopping for a year.

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How to Calculate Your Rate of Return at Questrade

By Justin Bender · April 16, 2018 - 0 comments

There’s that saying: time is money. It’s usually true … except, of course, when we financial eggheads whip out our Sharpies® and start blathering on about time-weighted versus money-weighted rates of return. (Speaking of “The Big Bang Theory,” check out this Dimensional Fund Advisors article about how the show’s executive producer got wise with his own assets.)

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