1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each of the following lending investments?

    1. United States Treasury Securities
    2. Certificates of Deposit
    3. Corporate Bonds
    4. Municipal Bonds
    5. Zero Coupon Bonds
    6. Mortgage Backed Securities
    7. Money Market Accounts

  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each of the following equity investments?

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    1. The Stock Market
    2. Mutual Funds
    3. Real Estate
    4. Gold & Silver
    5. Collectibles
    6. Annuities
    7. Futures

  3. What are tax benefits and how do they work? Under what circumstances can an investor enjoy these benefits?

  4. What is diversification? Why do most financial consultants advise their clients to diversify their investments?