Bonds Articles

  1. Adam Smith And "The Wealth Of Nations"

    Adam Smith's 1776 classic may have had the largest global impact on economic thought.
  2. Stop Keeping Up With The Joneses - They're Broke

    Conspicuous consumption could be robbing you of future wealth.
  3. Substantially Equal Periodic Payment (SEPP): Learn The Rules

    Taxpayers often make costly mistakes with SEPP programs because there is little guidance on what can be done in certain situations. ...
  4. Marriage, Divorce And The Dotted Line

    Does signing a prenuptial agreement put your marriage on shaky ground, or is it just smart planning?
  5. Conduct A Financial Intervention

    Find out what you can do to help someone who is finanically out of control.
  6. The Power Of Dividend Growth

    Dividends may not seem exciting, but they can certainly be lucrative. Learn more here!
  7. Understanding The Sharpe Ratio

    This simple ratio will tell you how much that extra return is really worth.
  8. 3 Common Excuses For Not Contributing To A Retirement Plan

    If you're not participating in your employer-sponsored retirement plan, there may be some easy solutions.
  9. The Austrian School Of Economics

    Investopedia explains: If you think economists are only concerned with numbers, check out the Austrian School, who are more ...
  10. Introduction To Growth Investing

    There are principles and techniques that are applicable for many different types of investors and growth strategies.
  11. 10 Common Financial Terms Every Newbie Needs To Know

    In order to get a better understanding of what you read in markets news, we’ll briefly explore the terms you commonly encounter.
  12. The 5% Solution To Financial Freedom

    How can you save the recommended 10% of your income? We'll show you how to get there.
  13. Want to Day Trade? Try Binary Options Or Spread Betting

    Interested in Day Trading? These two derivative products are growing in popularity due to their profit potential and small ...
  14. Refinancing Your Mortgage Isn’t Always Worth It

    The housing industry has experienced its share of ups and downs over the last few years, but one bright spot has been affordable ...
  15. This Company Is As Unavoidable As It Is Unloved

    It used to be that just two things in life were unavoidable: death and taxes. But with its purchase of rival Time Warner ...
  16. Boom or Bust? The End of China's One-Child Policy

    China's easing of its one-child policy has demographers speculating whether it'll lead to a baby boom. Here's why it might ...
  17. Reg AC: What Does It Mean To Investors?

    In 2003, the SEC issued a new regulation meant to hold analysts more accountable for their reports. Find out what it means. ...
  18. Bank Advisor Blunders And How To Avoid Them

    Unfortunately, this business tends to focus on sales rather than customer service.
  19. How To Start Your Own Private Foundation

    Private foundations can be time consuming and expensive to set up and operate.
  20. Spotting Companies In Financial Distress

    What are the warning signs that a company is struggling - or worse, sinking - financially? Read on to find out.
  21. Purchasing A Short-Sale Property

    If you are looking for a good deal and have time to wait, a short-sale house may be for you.
  22. Infrastructure Could Be An Investment Opportunity

    Have you ever driven up I-95 on a weekend? Taken a train to JFK airport? You can’t do the last one, because it doesn’t. Infrastructure ...
  23. 7 Biggest Financial Fears and How to Overcome Them

    Financial fears keep most of us up at night. Money determines our comfort in life, and the financial system is such that ...
  24. 3 Penny Stocks That Are Worth Your Attention

    These penny stocks have been white-hot so far this year. Here's what you need to know about trading them.
  25. Investing Implications Of An Uneven Global Economy

    As last week’s non-farm payroll report illustrated, the recovery – both in and outside the United States – remains a grudging, ...
  26. Currency Hedged Stock ETFs Can Protect A Portfolio

    The U.S. economy has been growing at an annualized pace of roughly 2% since the current expansion began in June of 2009. ...
  27. Putting The Decline Of European ETFs In Context

    European ETFs have experienced a difficult summer amid a faltering currency and central bank that is scrambling to implement ...
  28. The Enemy of Retirement Security: Procrastination

    I signed up for a program called "Connections" through my college to bring a group of the college's current juniors and seniors ...
  29. What Drives Investment Banker Salaries

    Do investment bankers make too much money? Are their salaries completely arbitrary or is there some logic behind it?
  30. The 9 To 5 Job: Challenging How We Earn A Living

    It was my first semester of college. My friend and I were looking for something to eat, but we didn't have much money, so ...
  31. Delaying Social Security Can Add Up

    The age you start collecting Social Security benefits significantly affects how much you will get each month. Do the math ...
  32. Expanding Your Small Business With An SBA Loan

    Should you look to the Small Business Administration for a loan for your company? The pros and cons of going the SBA route, ...
  33. Essential Strategies For Trading Volume

    Looking to trade using volume? Have a look at these essential tips.
  34. Will 2014 Be The Tipping Point For Active ETFs?

    The pace of new actively managed ETFs being released to the market has continued to heat up this year. 
  35. How To Get The Best Deal When Buying/Selling A Car

    If you're selling your car or buying one, here are several tips and tools to make sure your price is the right one.
  36. Essential Tips For Buying A HUD Home

    Buying a HUD home from the government requires some studying and planning, but the reward can be huge. Here are some essential ...
  37. Insurance: Avoiding The Modified Endowment Contract Trap

    Congress has placed limits on the amount of money that can be put into life insurance policies - what can you do to counteract ...
  38. 12 Car Insurance Cost-Cutters

    If car costs are dragging you down, find out how to free yourself from some of the extra weight.
  39. Break Out Of Your Comfort Zone And Win

    Fear of breaking out of a comfort zone can prevent an investor from reaching his or her full potential.
  40. Using Life Insurance To Make Charitable Donations

    Your life insurance policy can be a great tool for charitable giving. Find out how.
  41. Identifying And Managing Business Risks

    There are a lot of risks associated with running a business, but there are an equal number of ways to prepare for and manage ...
  42. A Simple Overview Of Quantitative Analysis

    All of the potential highs, lows, and sentiments associated with investing can overshadow the ultimate goal—making money. ...
  43. The Rise Of The Modern Investment Bank

    Get to know a little bit about the institutions whose actions help to guide free markets.
  44. Using The Force Index For Short- and Medium-Term Trading

    Here are the guidelines for making trading decisions using the force index in both a short and intermediate perspective. ...
  45. Lessons Learned From the Banking Crisis

    There are lessons to be learned on how to handle severe financial downturns, and while the Fed is learning, politicians may ...
  46. Introduction To Commercial Paper

    Commercial paper is a short-term instrument that can be a viable alternative for retail fixed-income investors looking for ...
  47. Stock Market Simulators: Play Your Way To Profits

    Online stock simulators make learning about stocks as fun and easy as playing a game.
  48. Using Enterprise Value To Compare Companies

    Learn how enterprise value can help investors compare companies with different capital structures.
  49. How Merck Found Its Way Into Millions Of Medicine Cabinets

    With over $40 billion in revenue from pharmaceutical sales, there's a good chance that you'll be very grateful for one of ...
  50. Ostrich Effect And Passive Investing

    Learn how to take a hands-off approach to your portfolio without sticking your head in the sand.
  51. 6 Proven Tips For Series 6 Success

    These techniques can help you pass this test without the added stress.
  52. Top 5 Critical Retirement Plan Mistakes To Avoid

    These five common retirement mistakes can get you into financial trouble at a point when you most need stability.
  53. Create Your Own Social Security Fund

    The government's Social Security program may not last forever - be prepared by setting up your own.
  54. 5 Retirement Planning Rules For Recent Graduates

    The future may seem far off, but now is the time to plan for it.
  55. Tales From Wall Street's Crypt

    Wall Street continues to attract fresh hordes of ghoulish people committing the same old crimes.
  56. Stock School: Student-Managed Investment Plans

    Student-managed investment funds offer future investment professionals a chance to manage real money while earning their ...
  57. The Executor's Checklist: 7 Things To Do Before They Die

    Being an executor comes with a lot of responsibility, and these tips will reduce the complications that can come with the ...
  58. Investing In Health Insurance Companies

    Health insurance companies work a little differently than most companies. Here's what you need to know as an investor.
  59. Cover Your Company With Liability Insurance

    Every business is susceptible to legal action. Find out how to protect yours.
  60. With HO5 Insurance, You're In Charge

    This home insurance covers everything and will put the onus on your insurance provider.
  61. Make Money Fast From The New 'Sharing Economy'

    The sharing economy has introduced a whole new way to earn a few extra dollars each month.
  62. It's Never Too Early To Start Saving

    The earlier you begin investing, the more stable your future will be in the short and long term.
  63. Simple Moving Averages And Volume Rate-of-Change

    We teach you how to confirm buy and sell signals by comparing two very simple indicators.
  64. Investors Intelligence Sentiment Index

    This indicator can give a overall sense of bull and bear forces - learn what it is and how it's constructed.
  65. 5 Ways To Stretch Your Retirement Budget

    Living comfortably can be easy if you follow a simple plan.
  66. Riding The Momentum Investing Wave

    Buy high and sell higher. Find out if you could surf these risky waters.
  67. 5 Tax(ing) Retirement Mistakes

    Don't let these simple errors take the luster off your golden years.
  68. Unpredictable Event Or Bad Investment?

    When investments head south, your 20/20 hindsight can show you who's at fault.
  69. Industries That Thrive On Recession

    Find out where to turn when looking to invest in a tumultuous market.
  70. Advantages Of Data-Based Intraday Charts

    We take a look at these chart intervals and how we can use them to our advantage.
  71. Find The Best Homeowners' Insurance

    Don't wait for the next Hurricane Sandy to find out if your homeowners' insurance really protects you. Test your insurance ...
  72. Falling Giant: A Case Study Of AIG

    Find out why the U.S. government approved an enormous bailout package for American Investment Group (AIG).
  73. Credit Default Swaps: What Happens In A Credit Event?

    The credit crisis of 2008 prompted important changes to the settlement of credit default swaps.
  74. Pinpoint Winning Trade Entries With Filters And Triggers

    These tools will help you enter at high-probability points and ensure you trade within your set strategy.
  75. Green Investors Get Heard

    Find out how to make your portfolio and the companies in it greener.
  76. 5 Keys To Unlocking A Better Credit Score

    Follow these tips and techniques to rebuild a ruined credit rating.
  77. Travel Tips For Keeping You And Your Money Safe

    Take precautions to avoid being taken advantage of on your vacation.
  78. 15 Insurance Policies You Don't Need

    Learn how to save money by saying "no" to unnecessary coverage.
  79. Bundle Your Insurance For Big Savings

    Bundling your insurance can save you money and time. Read on to see how get the most out of multiline insurance discounts. ...
  80. Credit Card Perks You Never Knew You Had

    From car insurance to concert tickets, be sure to take advantage of whatever your card has to offer.
  81. 5 Rules For Picking Great Day Trade Entries

    The following five rules will help traders find high profit potential, low risk, intra-day trades.
  82. 10 Steps To Tax Preparation

    Follow these simple steps to get you ready for the income tax deadline of April 15.
  83. Spot Hotshot Penny Stocks

    Don't flip a coin to find your next investment.
  84. The Uptick Rule Debate

    This rule was deemed ineffective and repealed in 2007, but critics argue it protects the market from bear raids.
  85. ROA And ROE Give Clear Picture Of Corporate Health

    Both measure performance, but sometimes they tell a very different story. This is why they’re best used together.
  86. A Clear Look At EBITDA

    This measure has its benefits, but it can also present earnings through rose-colored glasses.
  87. Payroll Deductions Pay Off

    Find out how you can bypass or defer taxes on thousands of dollars each year.
  88. Using Compound Indicators To Predict Market Fluctuations

    Learn how to combine average true range, simple moving average and Bollinger band indicators to gauge market volatility. ...
  89. Assets That Increase Your Net Worth

    Your home, properties and vehicles can all increase your net worth.
  90. Measuring Company Efficiency

    Three useful indicators for measuring a retail company's efficiency are its inventory turnaround times, its receivables and ...
  91. Losing Money? Don't Blame Your Broker

    Tempting as it is to pass the buck for your losses, the true culprit may be closer to home.
  92. Beware False Signals From The P/E Ratio

    The P/E ratio is a simple tool for evaluating a company, but no one ratio can tell the whole story.
  93. Benefits Of A Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

    These accounts can lower your taxable income and help you support a dependent family member.
  94. Women And Finances: Is There A Gender Bias?

    Uncover some very complex reasons for female gender biases in the finance world.
  95. Got A Good Mortgage Rate? Lock It Up!

    Rising rates mean rising profits for lenders, providing incentive to increase rates whenever possible.
  96. Save The Earth: Become A Capitalist

    Who says that capitalism and environmentalism have to be mutually exclusive?
  97. The Biggest Risks Mining Stocks Face

    In this article, we will look at risks shared by major and junior mining stocks and what they mean to investors.
  98. Achieving Better Returns In Your Portfolio

    We look at three risk factors that best explain the bulk of equity performance.
  99. The 3 Moral Types Managing Your Money

    Your financial fate is influenced very substantially by whether your broker or firm is immoral, amoral or moral.
  100. Reviewing Liabilities On The Balance Sheet

    As an experienced or new analyst, liabilities tell a deep story of how a company finances, plans and accounts for money it ...
  101. Calculating Risk and Reward

    Investing money into the investment markets has a high degree of risk, and if you're going to take the risk, the amount of ...
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