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Old stock certificate: Trash or treasure?

Amy Praskac - Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Old stock certificates are still out there. You may find them stashed in the back of a drawer or buried in a box of papers in the attic. How do you determine if an old stock certificate is trash o ..

Confirm address AGAIN with brokerage company

Amy Praskac - Wednesday, July 20, 2016
(c) Can Stock Photo ( I receive yet another Address Notification from the brokerage company asking me to confirm my address. They are having a hard time u ..

Stock certificates going the way of a tail fin on a ’57 Chevy

Amy Praskac - Tuesday, July 19, 2016
As recently as the mid-1960’s, messengers carried satchels of certificates from one brokerage house to another. The stock market would close one day a week to allow brokerage houses to catch ..

We could have used Austin Creative Reuse

Amy Praskac - Tuesday, July 12, 2016
A friend sends me a link to Austin Creative Reuse. I check it out and discover, "Austin Creative Reuse is an organization that collects, sells, and distributes donated reusable materials." I i ..

Stock certificate is a record of wealth

Amy Praskac - Tuesday, July 12, 2016
A stock certificate is documentation of ownership of equity in a company, a record of a share in the wealth of the company. The physical piece of paper lists this information: Number of sh ..

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