Exempt securities

Definition:

Instruments exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 or the margin requirements of the SEC Act of 1934. Such securities include government bonds, agencies, munis, commercial paper, and private placements.

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Mortgage life insurance

A life insurance policy that pays off the remaining balance of the insured person's mortgage at death.

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