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  1. 5 Things To Know About The Alibaba IPO

    Five things to know about the company that dominates the world’s largest e-commerce market.
  2. Warren Buffett's Bear Market Maneuvers

    This esteemed investor rarely changes his long-term investing strategy, no matter what the market does.
  3. Understand Your Role In The Investing Process

    Knowing what to expect when managing your assets will help you achieve your financial goals.
  4. How Gilead Sciences Became A Big Name In Biotech

    How does a company start with an unfortunate bout of dengue fever and grow to be a multibillion dollar corporation?
  5. Where's The Market Headed Now?

    Whether up, down or sideways, learn about some of the factors that drive stock market moves.
  6. Medicaid Vs. Medicare

    Medicare and Medicaid only sound similar. Medicaid doesn't require being 65 or disabled to get benefits. Some low-income ...
  7. 7 Ways To Consolidate Debt

    Different loan sources to use when you consolidate debt.
  8. How Return On Equity Can Help You Find Profitable Stocks

    It pays to invest in companies that generate profits more efficiently than their rivals. This is where ROE comes in.
  9. Gold Scams To Watch Out For

    Buying and selling gold can be extremely lucrative, but there are also many risks associated with gold. Here are some useful ...
  10. The Role Of Speculators In The Commodity Market

    Contrary to popular belief, speculators are important for the market. Find out exactly what they do.
  11. Wall Street’s Glass Ceiling

    It’s tough to boast that there are more female CEOs than ever before when they make up only 4.2% of the total.
  12. How Much Disaster Can Gold Hedge?

    Gold holds up well in the face of fear, but offers little in times of true collapse.
  13. Trade Like A Hedge Fund Master

    Simple techniques can limit losses - but at a cost.
  14. Find The Right Financial Advisor

    Learn how to weed out those who are just out to make a quick buck.
  15. Does Higher Risk Really Lead To Higher Returns?

    Learn about what is being dubbed the low-volatility anomaly, why it exists and what we can learn from it.
  16. Is The Gold Pain Over?

    After falling more than 13%, gold has staged a rebound but is that for fundamental reasons or the work of value investors? ...
  17. When Financial Crisis Strikes The Bank Of Mom And Dad

    If you really want your kids to learn to be financially responsible adults, it's time to stop giving them money.
  18. Invest Like Madoff - Without The Jail Time

    This Ponzi scammer's professed strategy has been vilified, but it actually works.
  19. Cheap Steps To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    Making small adjustments to your habits and lifestyle can have big payoffs.
  20. Top 4 Most Competitive Financial Careers

    If your goals include a big paycheck and working for a Wall Street firm, then you need to learn how to meet employers' expectations. ...
  21. 10 Ways To Improve Your Credit Report

    A good credit rating can make your life simpler in almost every way. Here's how to build up yours – and repair it if times ...
  22. Fracking Can't Happen Without These Companies

    With all the attention paid to fracking, what is are the good investment opportunities? Are the companies that extract oil ...
  23. How Fracking Affects Natural Gas Prices

    Whatever you think of fracking, it has done one thing: kept the price of natural gas from increasing any more than it has.
  24. Valuing And Investing In Internet Companies

    How do we pick the right names to invest in from this highly lucrative sector?
  25. Evaluating An Heirloom

    Whether it's jewelry, furniture or a book collection, once you inherit it you need to decide what to do with it. First, find ...
  26. Most Affordable Cups of Coffee

    With coffee playing an important role in social norms, this article looks at the most and least affordable cups of coffee ...
  27. 5 Economic Changes That Fatten Your Grocery Bill

    Global economic conditions are working to bloat our food costs. And for many, even the smallest increase in food prices can ...
  28. Why Schlumberger Is A Name You Should Know

    Want to make money in the oil and gas industry? Be an ancillary service provider--that's where the real money is.
  29. Top Places To Get A Free Credit Score Or Report

    When's the last time you checked your credit report? With all the hacking out there, don't wait for the car dealer to find ...
  30. Using Economic Capital To Determine Risk

    Discover how banks and financial institutions use economic capital to enhance risk management.
  31. A Career In Real Estate Portfolio Management

    Find out why this job more closely resembles the role of a CEO than an asset manager.
  32. The Taylor Rule: An Economic Model For Monetary Policy

    This interest rate forecasting model has helped central banks around the world adjust their rates to balance out inflation. ...
  33. How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

    Here's how real estate commissions on home sales really work. And, yes, they're negotiable.
  34. How To Plan For The Charitable Giving Boom

    Of the $58 trillion that will be passed over the next several decades, $26 trillion could go to charity. Here's how to plan ...
  35. How Visa Counts On Your Free-Spending Ways

    The credit card transaction business is so profitable, Visa Inc. doesn't even bother lending money. Here's how they make ...
  36. Beware Of Payday Loans

    Even if you're desperate for cash, try our alternatives before falling into the payday loan trap - that money could cost ...
  37. Pitfalls Of Copycat Investing

    While it may sound good in theory to attempt to mimic the investment style and profile of a successful institution, it is ...
  38. Five Online College Grants for Single Mothers

    A degree may get you a better-paying job, but you probably need a good-paying job to pay for it and afford child care at ...
  39. This is What the Fed’s Monetary Policy Means To You

    It’s a good thing for everyone concerned with their finances to take five minutes or so to find out what the Federal Reserve ...
  40. Don’t Fight The Fed? Don’t Fight The Treasury Bond ETF Trend

    Think of the U.S. economy as a tricycle. It has three wheels that, if they are all working together, you can get extraordinary ...
  41. Tactical Asset Allocation And Longer-Term ETF Trends

    One of the most common expressions in the investment world is that "one day does not a trend make."
  42. With US Volatility on the Upswing, Take a Look at Asia

    Although the U.S. economic recovery appears to be gaining steam, lofty stock prices and rising geopolitical risks are finally ...
  43. Will Retirement Be Part of Your Retirement?

    Retirement is changing. The question is how?
  44. Top Websites For Home Sales

    Online real estate sites can save you time and effort in finding your next home. Our guide will help you choose the best ...
  45. Four-Week Rule Boosts Winning Trades

    Acquaint yourself with an indicator that played a role in the early development of technical analysis.
  46. Using Home Equity Loans For Debt Consolidation

    A home equity loan or line of credit is a convenient way to consolidate debts, cut your interest rate and gain a tax deduction. ...
  47. What Your Life Insurance Agent Makes – On You

    Being paid by commission gives life insurance agents an incentive to sell bigger policies and specialized financial products. ...
  48. Why You Should Invest In This Vibrant Asian Nation

    Other than tourism and a recent military coup, what's there for investors to know about Thailand? Plenty.
  49. How To Apply For Unemployment Insurance

    Unemployment compensation is a federal program administered by each state. Here's how to connect to your state's unemployment ...
  50. 4 Leverage Ratios Used In Evaluating Energy Firms

    These four leverage ratios can help investors understand how oil and gas firms are managing their debt.
  51. Millennials: Prevent a Bad Credit Score

    Here are five ways to help prevent getting a bad credit score that could affect future loan, credit card or mortgage approvals.
  52. How Verizon Built A Customer Base Of 150M

    What makes Verizon any different than T-Mobile, Sprint or AT&T? Its sheer size and growth potential.
  53. Credit Report Alert!

    Chances are your credit report has mistakes – which could cost you hundreds a year in mortgage, car loan or credit card interest. ...
  54. Divorce Over 50: Seven Mistakes to Avoid

    With longer lives and women's greater financial independence, divorces at 50+ are soaring. How to avoid money trouble when ...
  55. Special Trusts For Special Needs

    If you or someone you love has a disability, these trusts can help ease the cost of care.
  56. How To Shop For Mortgage Rates

    Take these 5 steps to getting the lowest possible rate for your mortgage. Small percentage differences can mean big savings ...
  57. How An Advisor Can Help Cut Your Healthcare Costs

    Even with healthcare costs on the rise, few people are adequately planning for the burden. Here's how a financial advisor ...
  58. Investing In Commodities Without the Hassle: Try Commodity ETFs

    Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that invest in commodities offer a convenient, low cost way to access the commodities markets.
  59. These SRI Funds Focus On Empowering Women

    If you're looking to invest in companies that promote the empowerment of women, here are several fund firms to consider. ...
  60. 10 Bank Promotions That Pay You To Open An Account

    Find out which banks are running cash promotions this summer.
  61. 78% of NFL Players End Up Broke — These 6 Athletes Didn’t

    NFL players are not only highly celebrated -- they're highly paid, too.
  62. Help! My Unemployment Benefits Are Running Out

    Don't wait for your unemployment insurance to expire before planning what to do if you haven't found a new job yet.
  63. Where to Seek Equity Income

    During the 25 years prior to 2009, investment income was ridiculously easy to come by.
  64. 6 Ways Homeowners Can Dispute an Absurdly Low Appraisal

    Count it as one of the most frustrating and disappointing of all real estate quandaries.
  65. 5 Things To Ask Before Hiring A Financial Advisor

    Choosing a financial advisor isn't an easy task. Here's a list of the most important things to consider when planning for ...
  66. The Pros And (Mostly) Cons Of Early Retirement

    Many people dream of retiring early, but it isn't for everyone. Here's how to decide if it makes sense for you.
  67. Retirement Travel: Good And Good For You

    Research shows a big disconnect between how many Americans dream of travel during retirement and who saves enough to fund ...
  68. Is it Time to Prepare for Inflation?

    While U.S. inflation remains at historic lows, it has ticked up recently, leaving many investors fearing rising prices.
  69. What to do When the Market Doesn’t Believe the Fed

    Highlighting key points from Janet Yellen’s latest Congressional testimony that don’t necessarily align with what is priced ...
  70. How To Profit From Recent Market Divergence

    US stocks contemplate the fate of the 5-year bull market as the small cap Russell 2000 diverges from the S&P 500. Market ...
  71. Investor Fatigue Setting In?

    We’re in the midst of earnings season, and thus far the news is largely positive.
  72. Top 10 Biggest Retirement Savings Mistakes

    Now that the economy is in recovery, it’s time to begin rebuilding those IRAs and 401(k)s.
  73. 5 Money Lessons Your Parents Taught You That Are Wrong

    Teaching kids about money is important, but not all money lessons for kids turn out to be correct. Here are five bad money ...
  74. Why Coal Deserves Your Attention Right Now

    The coal sector has suffered for years at the hands of cheap natural gas and stiff regulations. But investors shouldn’t count ...
  75. How To Find The Best Real Estate Agent

    Most people don't have the time, expertise or motivation to go it alone and finding a good real estate agent becomes essential ...
  76. Understanding The Top SEC filing forms

    It's easier than ever to keep track of your SEC filing status online.
  77. Why to Beware of Asset Class “Cross-Dressing”

    The U.S. investment-grade bond market has offered a sub-3% yield for 14 consecutive quarters. No wonder investors have lost ...
  78. Toronto Stock Exchange: Safest Investment In The World?

    Canada, one of the wealthiest countries, is also one of the safest places to invest.
  79. What Lenders Look At On Your Credit Report

    What do lenders consider when they look at your credit report? It’s a simple question with a complicated answer.
  80. Three Big Picture Shifts Worth Paying Attention to

    In today’s era of increasingly abundant information, separating truly meaningful market signals from the mountains of daily ...
  81. How Does Goodwill Affect Stock Prices?

    “If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.” - Warren Buffett
  82. Find The Best Home Insurance Quotes

    Home insurance rates are on the rise. Analysts expect the cost to insure your home will continue to inch upward, putting ...
  83. Why Gold Attracts Conspiracy Theorists

    Few things attract as many conspiracy theories and theorists as gold does.
  84. How A Company Files With The SEC

    Filing with the SEC is not as complicated as you might thing -- just be meticulous about following the steps.
  85. 4 Contract Essentials You Need to Know

    Over your lifetime, you’ll be asked to sign lots of contracts – perhaps agreeing to purchase a home, a car or to join a new ...
  86. 5 Reasons You’ve Got the Wrong Mindset About Money

    There’s no getting around the fact that many people simply have the wrong mindset about personal wealth, and some go through ...
  87. Investing In Real Estate Versus REITs

    Article on Real Estate Investing Versus REITs.
  88. How Are Home Insurance Rates Determined?

    You home's value is one of the driving forces behind your home insurance premium and the amount of coverage you receive. ...
  89. More Volatility Ahead?

    Despite recent market swings, volatility is still low by historic standards, suggesting that markets aren’t taking into account ...
  90. What Is A Short ETF?

    A short ETF will be profitable if the underlying index or asset declines in price, and will incur a loss if the underlying ...
  91. Coffee: The Cost Of A Cup

    A look at what goes into the cost of coffee.
  92. Could Your Job Make You Uninsurable?

    Some jobs – even hobbies – can put you on a high-risk list and make it tough to get life insurance. How to lower your rates ...
  93. Calculate Your Self-Employed Salary

    Deciding on a salary is tough when you're self employed. There are several factors to consider before setting a price on ...
  94. Can You Use a Healthcare Exchange After Open Enrollment?

    If you're looking to buy insurance from a healthcare exchange, timing can be critical. That's because, if you didn't sign ...
  95. What Are The Best Real Estate REIT ETFs?

    In a period of low interest rates, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) offer great income potential.
  96. How Big Are Emerging Markets?

    Satistical studies of GDP in emerging markets have been in the news recently. One calculation indicated that the Chinese ...
  97. Longevity Insurance for a Comfortable Retirement

    Don't face a retirement that goes on long after your money runs out. Longevity insurance guarantees you income once you reach ...
  98. Surprising Uses for Trust Funds

    Here are five common situations where a trust fund makes financial sense.
  99. 10 Reports Car Insurance Companies Pull From You

    Car insurance companies don’t like guessing games. When you ask for a quote, they want to know who you are and what you’ve ...
  100. Car Payments: 'Til Death Do Us Part

    Your car breaks down... You head to the dealership, ready to replace it with something more reliable. But the dealership ...
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