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  1. Calculating Net Present Value at Different Points Using Excel

    Calculating the net present value (NPV) of your investment projects using Excel.
  2. Chevron Stock: A Dividend Analysis

    Discover a detailed analysis of Chevron's dividend policy, and learn about the dividend policies of its competitors Exxon ...
  3. Citigroup Stock: A Dividend Analysis

    Discover a detailed analysis of Citigroup's dividend policy, and explore a comparison between the dividend policies of its ...
  4. Top 4 Billionaires Living In France

    Review a list of the wealthiest men and women in France, including the wealthiest woman in the world, L'Oreal matriarch Liliane ...
  5. Richard Thaler: The Founding Father of Behavioral Finance

    How one of the founding behavioral economists is helping individuals earn more on their portfolios and triple their savings ...
  6. This Is How You Could Live in Panama on $1,000 a Month

    Discover how far $1,000 in monthly income can take you in Panama, and determine whether this Central American paradise is ...
  7. 10 Ways to Optimize your LinkedIn Profile

    Get the most out of the world's largest professional online network using these ten tips.
  8. Calculating the Internal Rate of Return Using Excel

    The internal rate of return on investments is explained and illustrated in different investment scenarios.
  9. The Cities Where the Ultra-Rich Retire in Arizona

    Discover the aspects that make Arizona an attractive destination for retirement, and learn about the cities where retirees ...
  10. 3 Index Funds with the Lowest Expense Ratios

    Read detailed information about index mutual funds with some of the lowest expense ratios in their categories, and learn ...
  11. How Demand Changes With a Variation in Price

    What is demand elasticity?
  12. Jack Dorsey: Introducing Twitter's New CEO

    The young programmer turned billionaire dual-CEO is returning to his first project in efforts to revitalize a stagnant business. ...
  13. Why is Gold a Counter Cyclical Asset?

    Gold is widely considered a safe haven during market turbulence. History has proven gold performs counter cyclically to the ...
  14. Fidelity Vs. Vanguard: Where to Get a Target-Date Fund

    Examine the respective target-date funds (TDFs) offered by Fidelity and Vanguard, and learn which fund provider is likely ...
  15. A Common Base for Understanding Changes in Value

    A discussion of basis points as well as basis point calculations using Excel.
  16. How American Expats Are Taxed

    Learn what tax forms American expats are required to file, what tax breaks and deductions are available, and what potential ...
  17. The Top 5 Disney Shareholders

    Learn about the top individual shareholders of Walt Disney Company stock and their connections to the hugely successful media ...
  18. 2 Top Long-term Infrastructure Stocks

    Enormous sums will eventually be spent to upgrade U.S. Infrastructure. When it is, these companies should benefit.
  19. Top 4 Billionaires Living In San Francisco

    Read about the wealthiest residents of San Francisco, the city with the eighth most billionaires in the world, according ...
  20. 6 REITs That Pay Dividends Monthly

    Learn about six real estate investment trusts that pay monthly dividends and invest in a variety of properties and mortgage-backed ...
  21. Simulating Stock Prices Using Excel

    We will use the average of the change in log prices, the volatility, the normal distribution and Excel to formulate the future ...
  22. 2 High-Growth Regional Banks

    Here are two regional banks with the potential for more growth thanks to their acquisition strategies.
  23. What To Do With Forgotten 401(k) Plans

    Job hopping is more acceptable, but as a result, workers are leaving 401(k) plans behind. In order to maximize savings that ...
  24. Why the Holidays Are a Good Time to Sell  Your House

    People sell their homes during the spring, but there are benefits to selling during the holidays. Buyers are serious, and ...
  25. 5 Ways To Get Out Of Debt Without Sacrificing Your Retirement Savings

    Getting out of debt and saving for retirement doesn't have to be a choice. You can reduce your debt load without sacrificing ...
  26. How Donald Bren Made His Fortune

    An overview of how Donald Bren became one of the wealthiest real estate investors in the world.
  27. How to Travel to Paris on a Budget

    By following a few simple tips you can enjoy a Paris vacation without hurting your monthly budget.
  28. JP Morgan Enters Mobile Payment Battle: Will Rival Apple Pay

    The primary mobile phone payment systems in 2015--so far--were Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Now, JP Morgan is throwing its ...
  29. Buying Insurance: Can You Trust

    Startup PolicyGenius is transforming the insurance-shopping experience by helping consumers find out which policies they ...
  30. The Best 8 Funds For Regular Dividend Income

    Here's a list of the top mutual funds which pay regular dividends, for frequent income.
  31. The Incredible Shrinking U.S. Airline Industry

    The U.S. hasn’t had a new scheduled passenger airline since 2007. Some blame a lack of financing while others say government ...
  32. 4 Things to Know About the Future of US Energy

    The fracking revolution has underpinned the U.S. energy industry in recent years, with positive trends likely to continue ...
  33. Where Do Architects Earn the Most Money?

    Architects earn much more than the national median wage for all occupations. However, they can earn substantially more in ...
  34. Facebook's Free Basics App Has Users Crying Foul About Net Neutrality

    The FCC says the internet is a public utility and will be held to the standards of net neutrality. But what does that mean ...
  35. How Much Money Do You Need to Retire in Iceland?

    Dreaming about retiring in this beautiful, mysterious country? Here’s how much your major expenditures – housing, healthcare ...
  36. Are You A Movie Lover? 7 Stocks You Should Consider

    There’s no surefire system when it comes to choosing stocks, but the following seven companies are ones to watch.
  37. Famous Chains That Began As Mom-And-Pop Stores

    Even the largest chains in the world started with a single location. Here are examples of famous brands that have humble ...
  38. How Much Money Do You Need to Retire in Ireland?

    After the Celtic Tiger's boom and bust, retiring in Ireland may be more affordable than you think. Here's an overview of ...
  39. Life Insurance Plans to Help Your Small Business Retain Employees

    How to use and design cash value life insurance plans as an incentive to help attract and retain key employees.
  40. State Guarantee Associations: The Payer of Last Resort

    What's covered and what happens if your insurance company is in financial trouble and can't pay your claim?
  41. Iceland's Top Retirement Destinations

    Remote landscapes and rugged beauty are a given. But the country also offers lively metropolises, brimming with cultural ...
  42. Emerging Markets: Analyzing Brazil's GDP

    Examining the GDP composition of one of the BRIC members, Brazil.
  43. The Story of Instagram: The Rise of the # 1 Photo-Sharing App

    How Instagram went from launch to billion-dollar acquisition in 18 months.
  44. Carried Interest: A Loophole in America’s Tax Code

    With income inequality becoming an increasingly apparent problem in the U.S., it is time to start removing tax loopholes ...
  45. High-Yield Corporate Bonds: Issuers and Investors

    High-yield bonds play a significant role in various investment portfolios. An examination of the issuers' and investors' ...
  46. Top 5 Tips For a Successful Etsy Business

    Here are some tips on how to run a successful business on Etsy, which has helped entrepreneurs reap some substantial rewards.
  47. How Retirees Should Think About Investing

    Older households are still rebuilding their assets in a post-recession environment. Learn how to think about the task during ...
  48. Why This Boring Bank Can Be a Smart Investment

    People's United Bank is a familiar name throughout the Northeast. Here's a look at its holding company, People's United Financial.
  49. How to Invest In Developing Markets

    Developing markets can be attractive additions to many investor's portfolios, but carry additional risks that must be considered.
  50. How Does Your Financial Advisor Get Paid?

    Some questions to ask your financial advisor about the recommendations they make and how they get paid.
  51. Is it Time to Hedge Your Stock Portfolio?

    Recent weeks have seen stocks, credit and even emerging markets start to recover. Unfortunately, the gains haven’t been driven ...
  52. Why the Restaurant Biz Has Narrow Profit Margins

    ...and why people still do it.
  53. Why Companies Like Grads With a Liberal Arts Degree

    Contrary to popular belief, many companies prefer to handle candidates with liberal arts degrees since these graduates have ...
  54. Top 5 Retirement Cities in Chile

    Chile has a great deal to offer retirees: urban and country living, a remarkable and varied environment and a high standard ...
  55. Best & Worst Domestic Airline Lounge Memberships

    We compare and contrast the Big Six airline lounges, so you can decide which one is worth joining.
  56. How Much Money Do You Need to Retire in Peru

    Peru has a low cost of living so you can live cheaply there – or enjoy a lavish lifestyle for far less than at home.
  57. How Ray Dalio Made the World's Largest Hedge Fund

    Follow Ray Dalio's journey from adolescent stock trader to running the world's top hedge fund.
  58. Is Making Your Home ‘Smart’ A Dumb Idea?

    Remote-controlled devices and home systems could allow hackers to penetrate your sensitive data, not to mention your premises.
  59. Is Turkey The Next Brazil?

    Is Turkey the next emerging market in line for a credit rating downgrade.
  60. The Economics of Running a Food Truck

    Thinking of getting into the food truck business? It's not as easy as it looks. Here are some of the various challenges you'll ...
  61. What This Market Timing Ruling Means for Investors

    What the Janus Supreme Court ruling on market timing means for investors and advisors.
  62. What Does the Future Hold for Iron Mountain?

    Iron Mountain has had a tough year. We examine some of the factors that are driving its recent decline.
  63. How Financial Advisors Can Learn from Their Peers

    Advisor study groups can be a big help in building a top practice. Here's a guide to creating one.
  64. Retire in Peru With $200,000 of Savings?

    Peru has a very low cost of living, affordable healthcare and an excellent climate.
  65. The Best Uses for a Tax Refund

    Time to splurge or squirrel away? The best thing you (or your client) can do with a tax refund.
  66. It's Open Enrollment: Move to Medicare Advantage?

    Oct. 15 - Dec. 7 is the time (after joining) to switch from Medicare's flexibility to the often broader coverage or lower ...
  67. Tips for When Money and Mental Health Intersect

    Advisors and therapists need to recognize their limitations when it comes to dealing with clients and patients on matters ...
  68. Retirement Plan Options for Small Businesses

    State-sponsored retirement plans, which small business employees can participate in, are becoming more popular. Here's why ...
  69. Robo vs. Human Advisors: Coming Together More?

    Are investors finding more human interaction with robo-advisor services? Here's a survey of the provider landscape.
  70. How to Help Clients See Value of Diversification

    One of an advisor’s most important jobs is getting clients to understand the value of diversification. Here are some tips ...
  71. Your Firm's Tech: Will it Pass Millennial Muster?

    The financial advisor world is shifting. To attract top talent, companies will need to become as tech-savvy as the millennials ...
  72. Alternative Investments: Are They Right for You?

    Alternative investments can provide unique benefits to clients for whom they are suitable. But do your due diligence and ...
  73. The Highest-Paying Engineering Careers

    Learn more about some of the highest-paying jobs in field of engineering. With just a bachelor's degree, most engineers in ...
  74. 4 Ways Amazon Threatens Google's Future

    Learn how Amazon products like Amazon Prime Now, Amazon Echo, and Amazon Cloud Drive compete with Google products and pose ...
  75. Top 4 Companies Owned By Walmart

    Look into some of Wal-Mart's most important subsidiaries, and discover how they fit into the global operations of the world's ...
  76. How to Reward and Recognize Millennial Workers

    Millennials see work differently than older employees. Companies that expect to attract and retain millennial workers must ...
  77. Should Each Child Get the Same Inheritance?

    The answer depends on what you've given your kids in the past, what their needs are now – and, unfortunately, how contentious ...
  78. Find Undiscovered Growth Stocks before Wall Street

    How to find undiscovered growth stocks before Wall Street and the big hedge funds jump on the bandwagon and drive up prices.
  79. Time to Worry About a Profit Recession?

    3rd Q earnings season, a weak global economy, a strong dollar and collapsing energy prices suggest that the U.S. may be in ...
  80. Read These Tips Before Selling Your Advisory Biz

    Here are three tips financial advisors should follow when prepping their practice for a sale to help with a smooth transaction ...
  81. For this Group, Financial Advisors are a Necessity

    Doctors have high potential for building long-lasting wealth, but they need advice on the best way to pay off student loan ...
  82. Downsizing Your Home: The Tax Implications

    If you have clients who own homes that have appreciated substantially in value since their purchase, they may have significant ...
  83. Top Tips for Buying a Financial Advisory Practice

    When acquiring a new financial advisory practice, make sure that your game plan avoids these acquisition missteps.
  84. How to Perfect Your Financial Advisory Practice

    Top tips for being a better advisor to your clients, as well as your own colleagues.
  85. Top 6 Billionaires Living in Hong Kong

    Read about the six wealthiest men in Hong Kong, each of whom posted a $10+ billion net worth in Forbes' list of the richest ...
  86. Top 8 Billionaires Living in Japan

    Read about the eight wealthiest people living in Japan, a group of mostly self-made billionaires whose net worths ranges ...
  87. How Parent/Child Financial Advisor Teams Work Best

    Bringing your children into your practice can be a good idea, but take care to prevent possible friction between you, your ...
  88. 5 Ultra-Rich People Who Live Below Their Means

    How and why some crazy-rich folks have remarkably sane spending habits.
  89. Three Things To Expect In Trudeau's Canada

    Justin Trudeau became the youngest ever Prime Minister of Canada this week. What does his election mean for Canada's economic ...
  90. US Presidential Hopefuls And The Flash Boy Tax

    High-Frequency Trading is highly controversial - and now even presidential candidates are weighing in.
  91. Wells Fargo Stock: A Dividend Analysis

    Take a look at a fundamental analysis of Wells Fargo & Company as a potential investment in the banking industry, especially ...
  92. Top Stocks to Play a Cold U.S. Winter

    Predicting a cold winter? Consider warming up your portfolio with these stocks.
  93. Where Do Chinese Equities Go from Here?

    Is it time to go long or short on Chinese equities?
  94. This Resilient Stock Should be on Your Watch List

    If you’re looking to invest in a stock that offers resiliency, Johnson & Johnson should be on your radar. Here's why.
  95. This Part of Estate Planning is Often Neglected

    In forming an estate plan, don't neglect your digital assets and legacy held in online accounts.
  96. Retirement Savings: How Much is Enough?

    Sure, you can never save too much for retirement, but just how much is enough?
  97. Top 3 Companies Owned By Time Warner

    Learn more about the three companies that make Time Warner into one of the country's biggest mass media and entertainment ...
  98. 3 Reasons to Stay Away From TIPS

    Learn three reasons why you should avoid investing in Treasury inflation-protected securities (TIPS) and why bondholders ...
  99. Top Stocks to Play a Warm U.S. Winter

    A reliable source predicts a warm winter. Which stocks are most likely to benefit?
  100. Why Chipotle is Still a Good Bet

    Does the slide in Chipotle's stock present a long-term buying opportunity?
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