Astounding facts, sound advice and utterly crucial information, culled this week from investors chronicle
Sunday 07 March 1999
* "Credit cards and loans enable us to acquire goodies we can't afford right now, paying for them later when there's more cash in the pot."
* If you are in serious debt you should "consider ways of increasing your income". Paying off existing loans with more loans taken out at a higher rate of interest "is the worst possible way to try to get out of debt".
* "Bonds represent a contract between a borrower and a lender. The borrower makes a firm commitment to reward the lender, typically by means of a series of interest payments Blue-chip companies are less likely to default on bond interest payments than smaller, less established ones."
* "Love it, hate it, buy it or sell it, but you must understand volatility."
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