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Pay Off High Interest Debts Before You Start Saving - A lot of people feel they should start saving while still paying high interest payments on their debts. This...

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Preferred Stock

Definition: A class of stock that usually pays a higher dividend than the common stock.  However, preferred stock is less liquid and usually doesn't have voting rights.

TeenAnalyst Advice: People usually buy preferred stocks to take advantage of their dividends.  Many preferred stocks pay dividends of 6% or more.  These stocks also move in relation to the stock price, but often less noticeably.

The alternative to investing in preferred stock is to invest in common stock.  This is what most investors do.

 

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Attribute Bias - An attribute bias is the tendency of a valuation model that attempts to estimate the present value of all future payments from dividends to that of preferred stocks, which have alike characteristics and might include high dividend returns, high book values, lower P/E ratios, and other similar...

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