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InvestED: Ep. 242- FREE Trades?! Our First Contest!

“This is not rocket science – you can do this stuff.” – Phil Town

Over the last 30 years, the buying and selling of stock has changed drastically, and financial literacy has spread.

In this week’s episode of InvestED, Phil and Danielle discuss some of the changes that have taken place in the financial world due to the internet and the access to company information that is available because of it.

The discussion takes a turn when Danielle mentions recent news regarding TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab.

Last week, Schwab announced plans to buy TD Ameritrade, merging the two companies. If Schwab does in fact buy TD Ameritrade and close the deal, it will own more than half of the brokerage assets in the US.

What’s going to happen in the future of the brokerage world as consumers? As investors?

If you want to learn more about Rule #1 investment strategy and current financial news, join us on the podcast today!

Can you guess the price that Charles Schwab going to buy Ameritrade for? Send your answer to questions@investedpodcast.com for a chance to win a free autographed book from Phil and Danielle.

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On the InvestED podcast, Phil and his daughter Danielle shine a light on the successful investing strategies that gurus like Warren Buffett have used for 80 years. Listen in for a great stock market education on basics, learn how to invest on your own, and follow along with real-time examples and investing tips from week to week.