What are mid-caps?

With the stock market growing fast, stock mutual funds continue playing an important role. Mid caps, short for medium capitalization,…

Financing and mortgage: broker lending practice

Do you feel like you’re just another number yet? Well, finance is based on numbers, and people who deal with…

Documentation requirements for a mortgage application

Paperwork involved in the mortgage application process is so extensive that you had better start gathering it a long time…

Stocks: your share of ownership in a company

Stock generally refers to shares of Common Stock or an “equity share” of a corporation. Each share of Common Stock…

Basic Terms of Bonds

Maturity One of the key investment features of any bond is its maturity. A bond’s maturity tells you when you…

All that you need to know about Bond Funds and Taxation

Many investors who want to reap the returns available in the corporate bond market may buy shares in bond mutual…

Investing in Exchange-Traded Funds

It may be difficult to make sure you minimize your risk investing in the stock market – that’s why so…

Seven tax mistakes you should avoid

In fact, many investors pay more taxes than they need to. We are going to list seven common tax-related mistakes…

Bond Basics: Different Types Of Bonds

Debenture bonds Most corporate bonds are debentures – that is, unsecured debt obligations backed only by the issuer’s general credit…

Mortgage frauds: how do they work

Generally, mortgage loans are taken out so as to make some real purchases. Mortgages are very complicated financial instruments. The…