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  1. Self-Employed? Top Plans For Retirement Savings

    Here are 5 smart ways the self-employed can save for retirement. Some also work for your employees. But get financial advice ...
  2. You Could Own A Mercedes Without Knowing It

    Thieves are now using stolen identities to lease or buy new vehicles, drive them off the lot, then disappear without making ...
  3. Learn How To Lower Your Second Mortgage Rate

    Make a second property more affordable by taking advantage of low mortgage rates to refinance it.
  4. Are Oil Prices Helping Or Affecting Global Economy?

    U.S. economy continues to improve, pushing U.S. stocks to another record close and suggesting that the Fed should start normalizing ...
  5. Stock Safety: Top 3 Ways to Limit Your Losses

    First time stock investors may ask, is there any way to buy insurance on stocks to prevent losses?
  6. The Best Way To Build Your Retirement Portfolio

    If you're near retirement or already there, it's time to change your investment goals from growing assets to using them to ...
  7. Ever Wanted to Own International Stocks? Here's How

    Tips and strategies for users to trade in different exchanges around the world.
  8. Interested In Latin America? Eye These ETFs

    These ETFs are an excellent place to start for any investor interested in betting on Latin America.
  9. 5 SEC Exam Tips For Financial Advisors

    These five tips will help financial advisors pass muster when the SEC comes knocking.
  10. The Top Reasons Why M&A Deals Fail

    A significant number of M&A transactions result in failure. Here are the top reasons, with examples, of why it happens.
  11. Who Uses Libor Data And Why?

    LIBOR is a crucial benchmark reference rate with global economic impact.
  12. Applying Binary Options To Equity Markets

    A binary option payout depends on the outcome of a “yes” or “no” proposition, related to the difference between underlying ...
  13. Where Does Carlos Slim Keep His Money?

    What do you do with your money when you're one of the world's wealthiest individuals? If you're Carlos Slim, you give a lot ...
  14. How Much Does A Financial Advisor Earn?

    Several things factor into the salary of a financial advisor. Here's a look.
  15. Review: The VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

    Capital One's VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card offers travelers no annual fee and a menu of perks.
  16. Can You Buy Stock Insurace? 3 Strategies to Limit Stock Losses

    Investors can use derivative securities to effectively buy insurance on their individual holdings or on their portfolio as ...
  17. Growth Strategies For Financial Advisors

    These 5 strategies offer financial advisors a blueprint on how to grow their practices.
  18. Health Open Enrollment: Read This Before You Renew

    Time to renew your health plan – or shop for a new one for 2015. Here's how to get the most from marketplace open enrollment ...
  19. Want To Know How To Save For Retirement?

    Understanding how to save for retirement does not have to be complicated. Here’s what you need to know about the tax-advantaged ...
  20. 5 Ways To Ace 2015's Health Insurance Marketplace

    Not sure how the Health Insurance Marketplace/Exchange works? Here are 5 ways to avoid frustration when enrolling through ...
  21. Hong Kong And China's Touchy Ties

    Though Hong Kong and China have strong economic ties, Hong Kongers who have lived under the British influence are wary about ...
  22. How Our Borrowing Habits Have Changed In A Decade

    The credit crunch and recession caused financial fear, so it's no great shock that our borrowing habits have changed from ...
  23. Could Being A Landlord Pay For Your Retirement?

    If you have the money to buy them and the energy to run them – or the funds to pay a good manager – rental properties can ...
  24. A Look At The Most Popular Bitcoin Exchanges

    The Bitcoin exchanges today claim to have learned from Mt. Gox and present themselves as advanced models with better security ...
  25. How Is Europe Affecting The Martkets?

    Quantitative easing in Europe is coming, but too slowly to avert a severe slowdown and perhaps even a hard landing.
  26. Smart Retirement Strategies Even Without A Pension

    Not every retirement plan is a pension. Know the difference and decide which options are best for you. Even without a pension, ...
  27. Eyeing China? Consider These Economic Indicators

    If you're considering investing in China and want to know when to buy, sell, hold or stay away, consider these economic indicators.
  28. 8 Quick-Cash Alternatives To Credit Card Advances

    Sometimes you can find a better deal than a cash advance – but some alternatives are even more pricey. Where to find the ...
  29. 8 Essential Tips For Retirement Saving

    Whether you're a saver or a financial advisor who want to give their clients a leg up, these 8 tips are essential for financial ...
  30. 'Donut Hole' Essentials For The Financial Advisor

    The Medicare Part D donut hole can confound the best of us. Here's what financial advisors and their clients should know.
  31. Interest Rate Swaps Explained

    Plain interest rate swaps that enable the parties involved to exchange fixed and floating cash flows.
  32. ETF Options Hedge Risk of ETF Trades

    With more ETFs to trade, the risks associated with these investments have grown. To mitigate these risks, ETF options are ...
  33. How Does Janus's Fund Lineup Look Now?

    With the addition of 'Bond King' Bill Gross, Janus is a changed firm. Here's what its fund lineup looks like now.
  34. What's The Best Franchise Investment For You?

    How do you figure out which franchise is the best for you and your budget? Read on.
  35. Before You Take That Cash Advance

    Understand who benefits most from cash advances – and when it might make sense to get one.
  36. Tips To Beat Inflation For Near-Retireees

    How can investors close to retirement protect the purchasing power of their savings? Here are some tips for near-retirees ...
  37. 0% Balance Transfers: Can You Beat the Odds?

    Before you accept that 0% balance transfer offer, understand why you got it and who will probably profit most. Only accept ...
  38. The Credit Card Balance Transfer Trap

    Before you transfer a balance to a credit card with a lower interest rate, know how it affects new purchases and other fine-print ...
  39. Top Insurance Companies

    Ranking the largest insurance companies can be done in a number of ways. Identifying which companies are competitors is a ...
  40. Thank You, Pimco: BlackRock Drops Bond-Fund Fees

    Blackrock has lowered its fees to snag money leaving Pimco's bond funds. But by how much and who's following suit? Read on.
  41. Is Burial Insurance A Ripoff?

    Term or whole life insurance is usually a better deal than burial policies. Here's why.
  42. Do You Have The Medicare You Need?

    Medicare open enrollment lasts until December 7 – January 1 to February 14 is the Medicare Advantage disenrollment period. ...
  43. How did 27,000 investors answer to these questions

    We asked more than 27,000 investors across 20 countries questions related to financial issues, from retirement to savings ...
  44. Finding The Cheapest Burial Insurance

    And is even the least costly burial insurance a good buy? Be sure to compare it against term life or permanent life before ...
  45. How Do Tech Companies Measure ROA And ROE?

    The return on Assets (ROA) and return on equity (ROE) are often used metrics to measure the returns generated by a company.
  46. What The Department of Housing and Urban Development Does

    The HUD runs programs intended to support homeownership, increase safe and affordable rental housing, reduce homelessness ...
  47. The 10 Biggest Latin American Banks

    Brazil is home to most of the major banks in Latin America, claiming six of the ten largest financial institutions in the ...
  48. Where International Real Estate Is Booming

    Which country has the hottest property market right now? The answer will undoubtedly surprise you.
  49. What is Alibaba?

    Alibaba might not yet have the name recognition of other ecommerce players like Amazon, but with its record-breaking IPO, ...
  50. What Merger And Acquisition Firms Do

    The merger or acquisition process can be intimidating. This is why merger and acquisition firms step in to facilitate the ...
  51. Supply Chain Management Jobs Are Booming

    There has been huge growth in supply chain management, both in the number of positions open and the range of responsibilities ...
  52. SIC Vs. NAIC -An Introduction To Industry Classification Codes

    Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Codes and the more recent NAICS codes are crucial to classifying data to measure ...
  53. Pick The Right Options To Trade In Six Steps

    Use the six-step PROVES method to pick an option to trade.
  54. Using Appreciative Inquiry To Solve Management Problems

    In its purest form, appreciative inquiry is a powerful tool for shifting the focus of an organization to something much greater ...
  55. Where Does Bill Gates Keep His Money?

    Bill Gates is one of the world's richest men, valued at USD $80 billion. Though much of the fortune is in investments, some ...
  56. Top 5 Forex Risks Traders Should Consider

    With a long list of risks, losses associated with foreign exchange trading may be greater than initially expected. Here are ...
  57. The CPA Exam: What You Need To Know

    Interested in becoming a certified public accountant? Here's what you need to know about the CPA exam.
  58. How Advisors Can Help Address Longevity Risk

    Financial advisors can help clients manage longevity risk with a variety of strategies and products. Here's a look.
  59. Inflation And Your Retirement

    When you're setting financial goals and saving for retirement, don't forget to factor in inflation. Here's how to fight back ...
  60. The Pros And Cons Of Balance Transfers

    Do the math before you assume that transferring your credit card balance to a lower rate card will save money. It could – ...
  61. Why Is Ryanair So Cheap?

    Ryanair is Europe's (in)famous low-cost airline. So how do they make money when they sometimes charge as little as $15 for ...
  62. How Trading Algorithms Are Created

    The steps quantitative traders, and traders using algorithms, follow in order to create their algorithms.
  63. How A Limited Government Affects A Country's Finances

    Countries with limited governments have fewer laws about what individuals and businesses can and can’t do. What's the net ...
  64. Index Options: A How-To Guide

    Index options, financial derivatives that derive their value from a stock index, can provide stability and peace of mind ...
  65. Quants: What They Do and How They've Evolved

    It sounds exciting to be a quantitative trader, but what do they do? Here's a sneak peak into the world of a "quant."
  66. How China and Taiwan Run Their Economies Amidst Historic Tensions

    Taiwan grapples with diplomatic isolation while issues regarding its status remain unresolved and so does the question of ...
  67. The Cheapest Way To Travel To (And In) Europe

    Europe is a dream destination for many, but it doesn't have to be out of reach. Here are tips on how to see Europe on the ...
  68. How Advisors Can Help Clients Stomach Volatility

    Investing has its ups and downs, but financial advisers can do much to prepare their clients and their clients' portfolios ...
  69. Buying A Home: Cash Vs. Mortgage

    If you have the funds, should you buy your home with all cash? Here's how to decide which option – cash or mortgage – makes ...
  70. The Best 4 Places To Invest In Latin America

    Far from stagnant growth, crushing inflation or political instability, these Latin American nations deserve consideration ...
  71. LG As A Case Study Of A Successful Enterprise Resource Planning System

    Enterprise Resource Planning Systems require careful thought, consideration and engagement from all stakeholders. LG is a ...
  72. End of Fed's Bond-Buying Program: 7 Things To Know

    This article helps investors understand the economic and financial effects that result when a central bank (like the Fed) ...
  73. Steer Clear of Over-Priced Gap Insurance Providers

    Major insurers will generally give you a better deal on gap insurance than a car dealership. But watch for gaps in gap coverage. ...
  74. The 4 Worst Reasons For A Cash Advance

    They're convenient, especially in an emergency. But that's about the only good thing you can say about taking a cash advance. ...
  75. What's the Role of an Investment Bank?

    Investment banks provide financial advice to businesses and governments and help them raise capital through the sale of stocks, ...
  76. The World's Top 10 Investment Banks

    These banks come out on top as measured by revenue numbers, global reach, employee headcount, income, and a number of other ...
  77. Preferred Stocks versus Bonds: How to Choose

    What is the difference between corporate bonds and preferred stock? The following are a list of pros and cons for each investment.
  78. Savings Needed To Retire Abroad

    How much do you need to have saved for a comfortable retirement in another country? Here are figures for 5 popular expat ...
  79. The Top Five Alibaba Shareholders

    In addition to the new public shareholders, BABA has several prominent major stakeholders. Here are the top five.
  80. How To Become A CPA

    If you've ever wondered what it takes to earn the CPA designation, here's your answer. Be prepared for lots of studying and ...
  81. The Risks Of Buying Bitcoin

    Virtual currency is probably here to stay, but what about Bitcoin specifically? Does it have a first-to-market advantage? ...
  82. How to Register Your Trademark

    Federally registering your brand name or logo offers the broadest protection against potential trademark infringement.
  83. Filing A Patent

    Want to patent your invention or design? Here's a complete step-by-step guide to the process.
  84. Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights: The Basics

    The decision to pursue a patent, trademark or copyright depends on the type of intellectual property you’re trying to shield.
  85. Is It Possible To Trade the Weather?

    You can trade on anything these days, including the weather.
  86. How The Price Of Stock Futures Is Calculated

    Any derivative that exists can be securitized into a future, though of course most investors deal with the stock variety. ...
  87. Gold Put Options Hedge Against Volatility

    People are often encouraged to own gold as a hedge against inflation or to diversify their investments. One way to mitigate ...
  88. Dubai: Growth Through Diversification

    After Dubai's government realized their economy was too dependent on oil, it transformed itself into a diversified destination ...
  89. What Bill Gross's Arrival Means To Janus Capital

    Janus Capital's history now has two distinct eras: Before Gross and After Gross. Here's a look at the new Janus and its entry ...
  90. Protecting Your Idea: Should You Patent It?

    At what stage of development should you patent an idea – and which ideas can you patent? Here's how to decide and what to ...
  91. The Real Estate of Oil

    When it comes to real estate, it is location, location, location - and a location with oil or gas underneath may be the most ...
  92. The Top Chinese Companies Traded In The U.S.

    While many Chinese companies trade only on foreign exchanges, some of the top Chinese companies who trade in the United States ...
  93. The Basics Of Value Chain Analysis

    Value chain analysis establishes an action plan to understand and implement actvities that create values to a firm's clients, ...
  94. Define Your Retirement

    Define your retirement and anticipate, how much annual income you may need to support the lifestyle you want.
  95. 12 Questions To Ask Before You Retire—Or Move

    Retirement will feel like the first time we have complete control over what we do and where we live, but making choices could ...
  96. An Introduction To Price Action Trading Strategies

    For traders who want a mix of technical analysis with their own control in decisions, price action trading offers the perfect ...
  97. Funding Higher Education With An ISA

    ISAs are financial instruments that allow students to raise funds to pay for their degrees by selling shares in their future ...
  98. Investing With Purpose: Target Date Funds

    Saving for retirement with a target date fund gives you a straightforward goal: retirement income that will last as long ...
  99. Car Title Loan Requirements

    Here's a list of what you need to qualify for a car title loan. Most important: having sole ownership of your car with no ...
  100. Where NOT To Invest in Latin America

    Venezuela has more oil than anyone, and Brazil and Argentina have lots going for them, too, so why can't they get out of ...
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