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  1. The Beginner's Guide To Homeowners' Insurance

    Discover everything new homeowners need to know before they sign on the dotted line.
  2. The Elder-Ray Indicator: Seeing Into The Market

    Elder-ray helps determine the strength of competing groups of bulls and bears so you know when to buy and when to short. ...
  3. Financing Basics For First-Time Homebuyers

    If you're looking to get your first mortgage, there are many financing options available.
  4. Bag The Best Bank Account

    Take advantage of the deals banks offer, and find the right account for your financial situation.
  5. How To Use A Moving Average To Buy Stocks

    The Moving Average indicator is one of the most useful tools to trade and analyze financial markets.
  6. Take the "Dope" Out of Your Finances

    The activity of the brain chemical dopamine can help make sense of our irrational financial decisions. Here's how to outsmart ...
  7. Motivations That Influence Trading Strategies

    Traders and speculators have different classifications based on their differing characteristics or strategies carried.
  8. How Not To Get Scammed By Contractors

    Home improvement is a $200 billion a year industry. This means a lot of people get into the field that are likely less than ...
  9. Creating An Invoice Template

    How to ensure your invoices include all the key information - in a design that makes them easy to find. A little effort now ...
  10. The Credit Card Chip: What Travelers Must Know

    Credit cards in the U.S are just getting ENV technology, which embeds a smart chip in your credit card. Here's how to avoid ...
  11. Laws That Help Low Income Retirement

    If you're retired – or about to be – and money is tight, look to these programs and other benefits for help should you need ...
  12. Retirement Plans For All? These States Say 'Yes'

    State are beginning to address retirement security with efforts that could extend savings plans to millions more Americans.
  13. Is Your Employer-Provided Life Insurance Coverage Enough?

    Learn about the several potential problems involved with obtaining life insurance through your employer.
  14. Would You Profit As A Day Trader?

    Market timing is surrounded by controversy, but does it work?
  15. 10 Hurdles To Closing On A New Home

    It's the biggest purchase of your life - find out what can go wrong before you even close the deal.
  16. Tweezers Provide Precision For Trend Traders

    How to use candlestick tweezer patterns for analyzing and trading financial markets.
  17. Insurance Coverage: A Business Necessity

    Don't go to work without this policy in place - especially if your work is in your home.
  18. Burn Rate Key Factor In Company's Sustainability

    Be careful around companies with high cash burn rates. These investments can turn to ashes.
  19. Don't Get Sued: 5 Tips To Protect Your Small Business

    Find out what you can do to limit risk and keep your business running smoothly.
  20. Deducting Disaster: Casualty And Theft Losses

    If you've been a victim, your losses may be deductible. Find out how.
  21. Tired Of Banks? Try A Credit Union

    These nonprofit organizations can provide a range of services for lower fees.
  22. Simple Moving Averages Make Trends Stand Out

    The moving average is easy to calculate and, once plotted on a chart, is a powerful visual trend-spotting tool.
  23. An Overview Of The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)

    Find out how this "retirement lifeguard" can save drowning plans, and why it's unlikely to be a long-term solution to the ...
  24. Does Condo Life Suit You?

    Association fees and disputes with neighbors could spoil your move if you're unprepared.
  25. Should You Buy Property On Leased Land?

    Find out what to consider before investing in a leased-land property.
  26. Narrow Your Range With Stop-Limit Orders

    With stop-limit orders, buyers protect themselves from prices too high for their tastes.
  27. Get Positive Earnings In The Negative-Sum Market

    Gain an advantage in the markets by understanding how to win in a negative-sum game.
  28. How Warren Buffett made Berkshire Hathaway a World-beater

    It would almost be easier to list the industry sectors in which Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) doesn’t ...
  29. Can The IMF Solve Global Economic Problems?

    The IMF is an important tool to help struggling countries, but it's not without its problems.
  30. Money And Politics

    Learn about the progression of events and legislation that shaped and influenced today's political environment.
  31. The Economics Of Labor Mobility

    Loosening labor restrictions has both good and bad effects for a country and its workers.
  32. What Is Private Equity?

    This investment vehicle attracts wealthy investors to increase the value of portfolio companies.
  33. Are You Trying To Get Sued?!

    Organizational lawsuits are commonplace these days. Knowing how to react to and (more importantly) prevent them can save ...
  34. 4 Overlooked Homeownership Costs

    Mortgage payments aren't the only expense. Find what else you'll be on the hook for.
  35. Want To Sell Life Insurance? Read This First

    Looking for a career that offers big financial upside and the lure of self-employment? Insurance sales could well be for ...
  36. Basics Of China's Real Estate Industry

    China's exponential growth was led primarily by its Real Estate Industry, but could this trend continue?
  37. Texas Ratio Rounds Up Bank Failures

    This measure can help investors spot potential trouble in a bank's financials. Find out how.
  38. 12 Things You Need To Know About Financial Statements

    Discover how to keep score of companies to increase your chances of choosing a winner.
  39. How AT&T Came To Serve A Third Of Americans

    AT&T mobile phones are used by roughly a third of Americans. How it managed to accomplish that starts with a state-sponsored ...
  40. Foreclosure Opens Doors For Real Estate Investors

    Learn how to spot hot properties that you can turn around for a profit.
  41. What If Donald Sterling Ran Your Company?

    A chief executive officer can seem to have it all: power, influence and gravitas. But all of that hard-earned respectability ...
  42. Cashing In On The Venture Capital Cycle

    Find out how VC firms make the market go round, and round and round.
  43. Top 6 Mortgage Mistakes

    These common errors could end in foreclosure.
  44. Accredited Financial Counselor: An Introduction

    This designation is highly relevant as it allows you to help the middle- and lower-income population in America.
  45. Valuing Firms Using Present Value Of Free Cash Flows

    When trying to evaluate a company, it always comes down to determining the value of the free cash flows and discounting them ...
  46. Business Owners: Rules For Qualified Retirement Plans

    Business owners need to take note of how they handle qualified-plan distributions to former employees.
  47. Tips On How To Use IRAs To Boost Retirement Savings

    According to the Trustees of the Social Security Fund, the fund will be depleted by 2037. Are you ready?
  48. Examining The Phillips Curve

    This model depicts an inverse relationship between unemployment and wage inflation, but is it accurate?
  49. Keeping Track Of Retirement Plan Assets

    Maintain records of your pension benefits or risk losing them.
  50. OMG, I Think I've Been Scammed!

    If you think you've been cheated, here are 6 steps to take instead of keeping it to yourself. You might be embarrassed, but ...
  51. Spotting Sharks Among Penny Stocks

    To protect yourself from an attack, don't swim in this ocean.
  52. Medicare 101: Do You Need All 4 Parts?

    At age 65, most people have to sign up for Medicare. Learn which of its four programs are mandatory – and which you can skip.
  53. The Evolution Of Money Management

    We look at the development of the money management profession and how it impacts professional money managers today.
  54. How To Add Real Assets To Your Portfolio

    Real assets, as distinguished from financial assets, means stuff you can touch: oil, gold, pork bellies, real estate and ...
  55. Key Markets Waking From Summer Slumber

    Underneath Yellowstone National Park lies a dormant supervolcano capable of burying Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and Colorado ...
  56. Complementing Your Portfolio With Closed-End Funds

    You've created a well-diversified portfolio but have some spare cash that should be put to work. What next? Have a look at ...
  57. Decoding DuPont Analysis

    Get a deeper understanding of ROE with these three-step and five-step calculations.
  58. How to Value Companies With Negative Earnings

    For some investors, the possibility of stumbling upon a small biotech with a potential blockbuster drug, or a junior miner ...
  59. 7 Misconceptions About The Federal Reserve

    There are many fallacies about the Fed. The following misconceptions are among the most popular.
  60. Profiling: It's Not Just For The FBI

    Learn how to quantify each client's specific dreams and create a realistic financial plan.
  61. Tax-Saving Advice For IRA Holders

    Be informed about benefits and deductions that may apply to you and avoid costly mistakes on your return.
  62. The Seasons Of An Investor's Life

    From a tentative spring to a comfortable winter, learn how to weather the phases of your investing journey.
  63. Accounting Rules Could Roil The Markets

    FAS 142 is an accounting rule that changes the way companies treat goodwill. Be aware of the impact it has on reported earnings ...
  64. Analyze Investments Quickly With Ratios

    Make informed decisions about your investments with these easy equations.
  65. Do You Understand Investment Risk?

    Many investors overestimate their level of financial knowledge.
  66. Fannie Mae: What It Does And How It Operates

    Chances are that you've heard of Fannie Mae. But do you know what it does and how it operates?
  67. Gold IRA Rollover

    Does it make sense to roll over some of the money in your 401(k), IRA or Roth retirement accounts into a gold IRA? Consider ...
  68. A Guide To Key ETFs Investing In South Korea

    An overview of the ETFs that offer investors an easy and efficient way to invest in South Korea's many leading companies.
  69. Preparing Your Finances From Natural Disasters

    Use these easy tips to protect your financial interests from natural disasters.
  70. Get Sale Prices On Healthcare With Discount Plans

    Medical discount plans can help the uninsured or underinsured afford better healthcare.
  71. Evaluating The Board Of Directors

    Corporate structure can tell you a lot about a company's potential. Learn more here.
  72. 10 Timeless Rules For Investors

    Find out what most investors are doing wrong, and how you can do it right.
  73. Working Capital Works

    A company's efficiency, financial strength and cash-flow health show in its management of working capital.
  74. Leveraging Leverage For Bigger Profits

    Leverage is like fire. Find out how to use it to heat up your investing without burning your portfolio.
  75. The Leap-Year Phenomenon

    Find out if you can build a strategy around the behavior of the market in the presidential cycle.
  76. The Basic Language Of Candlestick Charting

    If you want to use candlestick charting to get a sense of where a stock is headed, you need to learn how to read this unique ...
  77. The Causes And Effects Of Credit Shocks

    These shocks cycle through history. Find out what you need to know to avoid the alarm bells.
  78. Warren Buffett's Best Buys

    The Oracle of Omaha's "Rip van Winkle" approach has served him well. Read on to learn more.
  79. Tips For The Prospective Landlord

    Investing in rental property can generate serious income, but there's more to it than collecting rent.
  80. Top Tips For Successfully Renting Out Your Home

    Renting out your home can be a great way to ride out a real estate slump - if you do it right.
  81. Analysis: Should You Get A Gold IRA?

    Yes, you can invest in actual gold or other precious metals for your IRA. See the special rules for gold IRAs and what gold ...
  82. 3 Retirement Plan Moves To Make Before Year-End

    If you don't know what must be done before December 31 you may miss opportunities - or even pay penalties.
  83. Time To Rethink Your Post-Work Needs

    Don't rely on popular wisdom. Get the facts and plan for a comfortable future.
  84. Spotting Breakouts As Easy As ACD

    Wondering what it means to be a "logical trader"? Take a look at this system devised by Mark Fisher.
  85. Divorcing? The Right Way to Split Retirement Plans

    Mishandling how you define and allocate retirement-plan assets in a divorce can cost you plenty in taxes and aggravation. ...
  86. How To Break Bad Trading Habits

    It isn't making money on each trade that counts, but developing a long-term plan that works.
  87. What Investors Can Learn From Insider Trading

    Some insider trading is actually legal - and can be extremely telling for investors.
  88. Combating Retirement's Silent Killer: Inflation

    Inflation can devour a once secure nest egg. Learn how to protect yours.
  89. How To Dispute A Credit Card Charge

    Follow these steps if you've been ripped off or spot an error on your bill.
  90. Drawbacks Of Travel Reward Programs

    These nearly universal loyalty programs can have handy perks, but they're not a free ride.
  91. How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

    Being a leader can help you in your career. Here are some tips for improving your leadership skills.
  92. Understanding The National Association Of Realtors

    Not every real estate agent or broker is a realtor. Here's what the difference is and why working with a member of the NAR ...
  93. Trying On Potential Employers

    Ditch your ego, prove that you'll work hard and don't settle for the wrong company.
  94. The Green Marketing Machine

    Don't let corporations greenwash their dirty laundry. Learn how to spot a phony.
  95. Introduction To The CAIA Designation

    Are you preparing for a CAIA designation? Don't worry, we'll give you a bit of insight.
  96. Watch Out For Changes In Credit Card Agreements

    If a credit card company changes its terms, you could pay a steep price. Find out how to stay informed.
  97. Fracking Companies: Practices, Profit Opportunities & Outlook

    Learn about the business opportunities available to companies in the fracking, how they operate and new innovations going ...
  98. What Is Bitcoin's Intrinsic Value?

    What would bitcoin's price look like in the event of widespread adoption?
  99. 5 Skills That Traders Need

    There are many routes to becoming a professional trader, but these five skills will help you get there.
  100. FICO Or FAKO? The Limitations of Free Credit Scores

    There's something you should know about the scores you get from free credit scoring services: They usually are not the same ...
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