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    The boomer effect refers to the influence that the generational cluster born between 1946 and 1964 has on most markets.
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  9. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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  11. Annual Percentage Rate - APR

    The annual rate that is charged for borrowing (or made by investing), expressed as a single percentage number that represents the actual yearly cost over the term of a loan.
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