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John Gannon

John Gannon .

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  1. Financial Planning »

    529 Plans: Educate Yourself Before You Invest

    Eight key lessons that can help you make smarter choices when investing in 529 college savings plans.

    August 2005 | Journal

  2. Stock Strategies »

    Margin Accounts: A Double-Edged Sword

    A margin account allows you to borrow money from your broker to buy securities. This magnifies returns, both on the upside and downside. The risks of trading on margin, and what you need to know about margin accounts, how they operate, and the reasons for margin calls.

    May 2005 | Journal