Why is low HDL high risk?

Answer HDL cholesterol is considered our "good cholesterol." It helps blood move more easily though arteries and even can reduce the buildup of plaques in the arterial walls.WarningLow levels of HDL chole... Read More »

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Does high cholesterol increase the risk of high blood pressure?

On One Hand: High Cholesterol Increases RiskHaving high cholesterol is one of the factors that increase a person's risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to the Mayo Clini... Read More »

What is a high-yield, high-risk certificate?

An issuing bank of long-term, up to 20 years, or high-yield CD may choose to terminate the CD after only one year or longer, not the investor. This can give the investor higher risk. If interest ra... Read More »

What Is a High Yield High Risk Certificate?

Traditional certificates of deposit (CDs) offered by banks are not particularly risky. However, there are certificates that carry risk and therefore a higher yield.

High Yield & Risk?

In general, the higher an investment's yield, the higher its risk. This is because riskier investments are less likely to attract investors than safer alternatives.