Shauna Carther

Shauna Carther was the vice president of content at Investopedia.com. In 2007, she appeared as a guest on Moneytrack, a Public Broadcasting Service program devoted to helping consumers learn to invest and take control of their finances.

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  1. Exam Prep

    Is it possible to take the Series 6 exam without being sponsored?

    Unfortunately, the answer to this question is "No." The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA (previously the ...
  2. Retirement Savings

    Calculating the Present and Future Value of Annuities

    Here's everything you need to account for when calculating the present and future value of annuities.
  3. Exam Prep

    Do I have to complete all exams within a certain period of time to receive the CFA charter?

    According to the CFA Institute, a candidate can take as much time as necessary to complete all three levels of the CFA program.Therefore, ...
  4. Financial Analysis

    Understanding the Time Value of Money

    Find out why time really is money by learning to calculate present and future value.
  5. Mutual Funds

    Socially (Ir)responsible Mutual Funds

    Not concerned about being an ethical investor? Maybe "sinful stocks" have a place in your portfolio.
  6. Mutual Funds

    Socially Responsible Mutual Funds

    It is possible to avoid unethical investments and still profit from mutual funds. Find out how!
  7. Asset Allocation

    Rebalance Your Portfolio to Stay on Track

    Like a tune-up for a car, this re-alignment should minimize trouble down the road.
  8. High Net Worth Strategy

    Achieving Optimal Asset Allocation

    Minimizing risk while maximizing return with the right mix of securities is the key to achieving your optimal asset allocation. ...
  9. Real Estate

    What is a subprime mortgage?

    A subprime mortgage is a type of loan granted to individuals with poor credit histories (often below 600), who, as a result ...
  10. Investing Strategy

    What major is required to take the Series 7 examination?

    There are no prerequisite educational requirements for the Series 7 exam. However, keep in mind that you must be sponsored ...
  11. FA Relevant

    I completed the Series 6, do I have to complete the entire Series 7?

    After having written the Series 6 examination, there would be significant overlap with the Series 7 in areas such as mutual ...
  12. High Net Worth Strategy

    10 Golf Tips To Help Investors Tee Off

    There are a lot of similarities between golf and investing. Find out how to keep your game out of the rough.
  13. Mutual Funds

    The Hidden Differences Between Index Funds

    These funds don't all match index returns. Find out how to avoid costly surprises.
  14. Mutual Funds

    Closing Mutual Funds: Investment Protection Or Trap?

    Discover the characteristics of closing funds, the reasons why they close and key factors to consider.
  15. Mutual Funds

    Understanding Volatility Measurements

    How do you choose a fund with an optimal risk-reward combination? We teach you about standard deviation, beta and more!
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