invested interest vs vested interest :

invested interest or vested interest

If you have a personal stake in something which causes you to be biased toward it, you have a vested interest in it. People discussing financial investment sometimes pun on this phrase by writing “invested interest,” but most of the time when you see the latter spelling, it’s just a mistake.

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  • n  (law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
  • n  groups that seek to control a social system or activity from which they derive private benefit
News & Articles

  • 3 bulletproof vests for VBCSO K-9 Unit
    Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a Massachusetts-based, non-profit organization, is providing the vests.
    June 19, 2013 - WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids
  • Project Loon test flight brings WiFi to dozens of people, thousands of sheep
    With a vested interest in the future of the internet, Google’s Project Loon is simultaneously one of the craziest and most logical things the company has ever done. With their pilot deployment in…
    June 17, 2013 -
  • Public hearing Tuesday on North Shore beaches
    REVERE — Sen. Thomas McGee is hoping that residents, friends groups and anyone with a vested interest in seeing the North Shore’s beaches thrive will turn out for the Metropolitan Beach Commission hearing, Tuesday at the Jack Satter House.
    June 9, 2013 - The Daily Item