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3 Universal Traits of a Great Investment

Here are three key traits that will key you in to a good investment in any sector, whether it's considered a growth stock or a value stock, a market favorite or a pariah.

The Best Place to Put Cash: Extra Mortgage Payments

Eenie, meenie, miney, moe -- where should my cash savings go? That's the riddle many Americans are trying to figure out these days. After the necessities are taken care of, it's time to choose: mattress, stock market or mortgage? Do the math and the answer is clear.