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Even though interest rates are low and depositors get paid very little, especially if they pay tax, there are some significant advantages in deposit investments: Depending on the type of deposit, access to your funds if you need it. The Commonwealth Government Financial Claims Scheme (FCS), which aims to...
What is a bond? Companies often need to raise external funds to grow. There are two ways they can do this: Raise equity by issuing shares Take on debt by borrowing money Practically all companies use banks to borrow, but companies can also by-pass the banks and borrow from investors by...

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