Understanding Stocks and Bonds

stocks and bondsAs you learn about the basics of financing your future it is important to understand the opportunity for long-term investment in stocks and bonds. Corporations use stocks and bonds to raise money in order to grow their company.

What Is A Stock?

A stock is a type of investment that represents ownership in a company. Buying a share of a company allows you to become part owner of that company. As the company grows so does your investment and vice versa. Do your research and choose wisely before investing, stocks do not guarantee a certain amount to be paid back for your investment and not all companies grow. Read more…