Aunt Millie

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Definition: Aunt Millie

Aunt Millie

Full Definition of Aunt Millie

Aunt Millie is a derogatory term referring to a novice investor implying they are uninformed or unsophisticated. Experienced investors may refer to a simple or straightforward investment as one that may be attractive to Aunt Millie. The term also insinuates this type of investor may not understand the risk of the investment in relation to the potential gains. This term is often used on Wall Street.

It is considered good practice by financial advisers and brokers to not recommend sophisticated, complex, or risky investments to Aunt Millies.

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Aunt Millie. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
January 19, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Aunt Millie. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 19, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Aunt Millie. Retrieved January 19, 2022
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Aunt Millie are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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