Now that we have looked at discount brokerage firms and no load mutual funds, let's take a look at how full service brokerage firms work. Full service brokerage firms offer a wide variety of services including buying and selling stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds and money market accounts. In addition, they usually offer life insurance and long term care insurance. As the financial services industry has evolved many full service brokerage firms have started offering banking services such as check writing, debit cards, credit cards and mortgages. Some well known full service brokerage firms are Edward Jones, Merrill Lynch ...
August 15, 2008|
The Georgia Center for Nonprofits will offer a workshop, "Basics of Resource Development, Part 2 " on July 24, from 1-5 p.m., at the United Way building, first floor conference room, 428 Bull St., Savannah.
Harriet Konter, president of Konter Realty, is pleased to announce that Carolyn McMahan has joined the Konter Companies' team of sales associates. A resident of Effingham County for 11 years, she will specialize in the Guyton, Rincon and Springfield areas and represent Konter Quality Homes at their new Saddle Club community on Hodgeville Road.
Effingham Hospital's System Leadership Team in coordination with Effingham Emergency Management and various emergency services conducted a mass casualty simulation disaster drill June 27. The Effingham EMS, Springfield Police Department and Effingham County Sheriff's Department participated in the simulation.
Healthcare Georgia Foundation has awarded a $398,000 grant to fund a trauma awareness campaign designed to educate Georgians about the need for a statewide trauma system and help keep the issue in the public eye.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area rose to a preliminary 4.9 percent in May, up five-tenths of one percent from a revised 4.4 percent in April.
Recently we looked at some of the differences between an online discount brokerage firm, a stock broker that charges a commission for each transaction, and a financial advisor that charges a flat percentage of the amount of money invested. This week we'll look at how one common type of investment, a no load mutual fund, works.
July 17, 2008|