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John Egan

John Egan

John Egan is a freelance writer and content marketing strategist in Austin, Texas. His specialties include personal finance, real estate, and health and wellness. John’s work has been published by clients such as Capital One,, Bankrate, Forbes Advisor, Experian, USA Today and U.S. News & World Report. He is the author of The Stripped-Down Guide to Content Marketing: Success Secrets for Beginners.

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How Are Stock Prices Determined: The Factors that Affect Share Prices of Listed Companies

In large part, supply and demand dictates the per-share price of a stock. If demand for a limited number of shares outpaces the supply, then the stock price normally rises.

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401(k) Rollover to a Roth IRA: What You Need to Know

If you are contemplating rolling over your 401(k) to a Roth IRA, there are a number of things you need to know before deciding whether the move is advantageous or not.

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What Average Rate of Return on 401(k) Can You Expect?

While you may be aware of how much money goes into your 401(k) every month, do you know what the average return on your 401(k) investments is?

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Money Markets vs. Capital Markets: Key Differences

In the money markets, governments, banks, and others buy and sell short-term debt—and individual investors own bank accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), money market accounts, money market funds, and similar assets.

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Dow vs Nasdaq vs S&P: What's The Difference?

How do these three stock indices compare and which should you use to assess the economy and guide your investing strategy?