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  1. Xoom Vs. Western Union: Which Should You Choose?

    That depends on where you need to send the money, among other things. How to decide between the classic service and the new ...
  2. Retirement Investing with BlackRock's CoRI Funds

    A look at BlackRock’s CoRI Funds as a retirement investment option.
  3. App-pocalypse! 20 Industries Disrupted By New Tech

    Mainstream economic thought says that while those displaced by technology will see their industries destroyed, the industries ...
  4. Tax Implications When Your Client Downsizes

    If you have clients who own homes that have appreciated substantially in value since the time of purchase, they may have ...
  5. Getting A Mortgage In Your 50s

    The financial considerations are different when you take out a mortgage in your 50s. Here's what you need to review as you ...
  6. How the Harvard and Stanford MBA Programs Stack Up

    Harvard and Stanford have two of the best MBA programs in the world. But how do the two programs compare to each other?
  7. Xoom 101: How Do Xoom Money Transfers Work?

    Xoom is a newer alternative to Western Union and other money transfer mechanisms. Should you switch?
  8. Why You Should Buy A Car Instead Of Leasing

    While leasing has certain advantages, buying a car tends to save you money in the long run and offers greater flexibility. ...
  9. China: North Korea's One-Stop Economic Shop

    China is essentially North Korea's only trading partner, a one-stop solution for North Korea's economic needs.
  10. Mortgage Guide For Thirty-Somethings

    Five things to consider before you sign on the dotted line for a mortgage.
  11. Top Emerging Markets Dividend ETFs

    These dividend ETFs offer similar — yet different — ways to play emerging markets.
  12. How Google Makes Money

    While best known for its search engine, Google's revenue mainly comes from advertising. Here's how the firm uses its stature ...
  13. Leaving the Military? Best Next-Step Careers

    Vets bring skills and stamina to the job market. These fields offer good career opportunities for those moving out of the ...
  14. 5 Ways Your Clients Can Shrink Their Tax Footprint

    If your clients don’t like the projected tax results they're seeing, now is a good time to teach them how to reduce their ...
  15. Oil Price Analysis: The Impact Of Supply & Demand

    When all the factors that could affect the price of oil are considered, the most influential remain supply and demand.
  16. How Will Robinhood Stay Afloat with $0 Trades?

    The online brokerage space just got more crowded with the launch of the Robinhood app for iOS. Robinhood aims to spur millennial ...
  17. Robo-Advisors and a Human Touch: Better Together?

    Combining the services of traditional advisors and robo-advisors can offer the best of both worlds. But where does one start ...
  18. Where the Ultra-Wealthy Go to School

    Want to concentrate on the best chance for building an ultra-wealth clientele? Start with their schooling ... and always ...
  19. Fast Food Versus Fast Casual: Which is More Profitable?

    Between fast food and fine dining lies the rapidly growing fast casual business sector. It's market share is growing. Are ...
  20. Motif Investing vs. ETFs: What's The Difference?

    While there are many apparent similarities between ETFs and newer motif investments, there are also some important differences. ...
  21. Review: Discover Credit Cards

    Discover it cards still offer generous rewards and no annual fee. But how generous depends on which card you end up with, ...
  22. Cardinal Points For Mapping a Trading Route

    A successful trading plan addresses four key elements of trading: prediction, timing, volatility and risk.
  23. Will Your Net Worth Be Affected By A Recession?

    Here's a look at how a potential recession could impact your net worth in a negative way.
  24. Review: Old Navy Credit Cards Costs & Benefits

    If Old Navy is your favorite store, here's the lowdown on its two credit cards. Interest rates are high, but rewards are ...
  25. Sending Money? The Top Money Transfer Services

    Need to send money in a hurry? Here's a list of the major players in the money transfer business. Compare rates, times and ...
  26. Review: Banana Republic Cards' Costs & Benefits

    You get rewards for buying at any store in the Gap chain. Does that make one of the Banana Republic store cards worth adding ...
  27. Save Now To Retire Earlier - Or Just Work Longer?

    Working longer might seem a solution, but job and health risks make it an unreliable option. Compound interest, though, means ...
  28. After Poor Performance, Now a Mutual Fund Tax Hit?

    If the performance of mutual funds in 2014 wasn't bad enough, here comes a tax hit from liquidations.
  29. Consider The Season On Trading Day

    Calendar and clock bias, better known as seasonality, is a frequently misunderstood concept that exerts a huge influence ...
  30. Best Uses for Your Client's 2015 Tax Refund

    Tips on how to best advise your client on what to do with their 2015 tax refund.
  31. The World's Top Emerging Financial Hubs

    Creating a desirable and competitive financial center, a goal among the emerging financial hubs, can be undone by its volatility.
  32. What Drives Oracle Stock Prices?

    Oracle stock price depend on the company keeping ahead of new technologies while also keeping costs low.
  33. Essential Questions for a Financial Advisor

    If you're a prospective financial advisor client (or an adviser), here are some questions you should ask ... and be prepared ...
  34. Top 10 Chinese Entrepreneurs

    Many of the world's millionaires and billionaires are now found in China.
  35. Top 10 Indian Entrepreneurs

    India has produced a number of billionaire businessmen and women.
  36. Book Reliable Profits With Pullback Strategies

    Pullbacks generate all sorts of trading opportunities after an active trend thrusts higher or lower.
  37. Gap Strategies To Try For Intraday Trades

    Many traders lack effective strategies to manage gaps, whether they pop up on open positions or mark the first play of the ...
  38. Retire in the Caribbean: Top Islands For Expats

    Palm trees, turquoise waters, white-sand beaches – but which Caribbean island is best for retirement? Here's what we learned.
  39. What Gets You In Grad School: GPA Vs. Work History

    Grad schools usually take a holistic approach when evaluating applicants. That means it's a good idea to scrutinize every ...
  40. Is it Time to Buy Russian Rubles?

    Does the Russian Ruble now present an opportunity? Or is there more pain to come?
  41. Retiring In Mexico? The 5 Top Cities

    If retiring in Mexico is on your bucket list, check out these cities and regions for a range of cultures and climates.
  42. Making The Trade: Understand Order Types

    Buying and selling stock can be a lot like buying or selling a car. Traders should use and understand tools such as market ...
  43. How To Pick The Right Lender When Refinancing A Mortgage

    Refinancing your mortgage has never been easier with the range of lenders and access to information that are available to ...
  44. Are You A Business Owner Suffering From Stress?

    Don't run yourself down. It's OK to take a vacation. We give you some tips on how to let go.
  45. A Soaring Housing Market: College Apartments

    How to play the boom in upscale student housing.
  46. Will Alex Tsipras Change The European Economy?

    A debt default and a Euro exit by Greece's leaders would likely cause more harm to Greece's economy than to the EU, of which ...
  47. How To Build Valuation Models Like Black-Scholes (BS)?

    Want to build a model like Black-Scholes? Here are the tips and guidelines for developing a framework with the example of ...
  48. Don't Want a Co-signer? The Top Alternatives

    You need a co-signer to get that loan or apartment, but you don't have anyone you can ask. What can you do instead? And how ...
  49. How Much Should Retirees Withdraw From Accounts?

    Figuring out how much to withdraw from a retirement account every year can be a tough task. Here's help for both the saver ...
  50. How Cheap Is Retiring In Mexico?

    A comfortable life in Mexico can be remarkably affordable. Here's what you can expect to pay.
  51. Planning for Healthcare Costs in Retirement

    Healthcare often is the highest cost during retirement. Here's how to plan for and possibly buck that trend.
  52. A Look at Blackrock's iShares ETFs

    An Overview of Blackrock iShares ETFs and what makes them unique.
  53. Indeed vs. LinkedIn

    There are a large number of employment websites to choose from and not all of them operate the same way, making finding a ...
  54. Visa vs. MasterCard: Is There a Difference?

    Visa and MasterCard are two of the most widely used credit card brands. But are the differences between the two significant ...
  55. Top Ten US Economic Indicators

    We explain the most important economic indicators for the US economy.
  56. What Warren Buffet Calls "Weapons of Mass Destruction": Understanding the Swap Industry

    A full analysis of how the swap industry works.
  57. Falling Oil Prices Could Bankrupt These Countries

    The price of crude oil has fallen sharply as of late, trading around $45 per barrel down from a high of over $100 just six ...
  58. The Anatomy of Options

    Find out how you can use the "Greeks" to guide your options trading strategy and help balance your portfolio.
  59. Will The ECB's Quantitative Easing Sink The Euro?

    The European Central Bank is embarking on a trillion-euro QE program to revive the eurozone economy, and the euro currency ...
  60. Saudi Arabia: King Abdullah's Death and Oil's Fall

    The recent passing of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has brought the kingdom's future—and its stance on oil production—into ...
  61. How To Pass The U.S. Citizenship Test

    The U.S. citizenship test includes a civics section some states may require high school grads to master. Here's what an immigrant ...
  62. Looking To Clear Up Your Credit Report?

    If you look at your credit report you might see any number of various items that are harmful to your credit score, but you ...
  63. How To Find A Job With Poor Credit?

    It's not legal for an employer to refuse to hire you for having bad credit, but he doesn't have to say that you weren't hired ...
  64. Investing Strategies For The Millennial Generation

    Suggestions to build a long-term plan for the millennial generation, according to their needs and goals.
  65. Retiring In the Philippines? Try These Top Cities

    Four cities in different regions of the Philippines that offer a range of activities and settings, along with good healthcare ...
  66. Why Switzerland Scrapped the Euro

    Why did the Swiss scrap its peg to the Euro and what impact will it have globally?
  67. What to Expect After the Swiss Currency Shock

    What to expect for the world economy after the Swiss currency shock.
  68. Past 40? Advice On Starting A Business

    Pluses and maybes to consider before you leap – or before you dig yourself deeper into the hole where you’ve landed.
  69. How Minimum Wage Impacts Unemployment

    We explain how the minimum wage affects unemployment, public assistance, and the economy overall.
  70. Spot Chances For Profits In The Three-Step Cycle

    Markets progress from one price level to the next through an action-reaction-resolution cycle that generates all sorts of ...
  71. What Cuba-US Relations Could Mean For U.S. Industry

    The restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba could mean big profits for U.S. travel, agriculture, and financial services ...
  72. The 10 Worst Mistakes Beginner Traders Make

    Traders generally buy and sell securities more frequently and hold positions for much shorter periods than investors, which ...
  73. The Constant Crisis Of The North Korea Economy

    A peek into the secretive and totalitarian economy of North Korea
  74. Is There a Way to Get Out of Your Car Lease Early?

    For those who no longer want their car for whatever reason, transferring the lease to an interested party can be a particularly ...
  75. No Exit: What Could Happen If the Eurozone Breaks Up?

    There is no exit strategy for nations in the eurozone or the EU because most members acknowledge that they are far better ...
  76. Oil Prices' Impact On Oil Transport Sector

    Short-term changes in oil prices and in the volume of oil produced have a marginal impact on the oil transportation industry ...
  77. A Detailed Look Into China's Options Market

    As the Chinese options market gradually takes shape, we provide an overview, including details of the initial phase and building ...
  78. Frequent Flyer Tips: Take Your Carry-On Only

    If you only have carry-on luggage, you can skip the cab and take public transportation to the hotel, such as subways, trolleys ...
  79. Rise and Shine With This Pre-Market Checklist

    Your pre-market routine sets the stage for the rest of the trading day. Use this comprehensive checklist to get up to speed, ...
  80. Capital One Cards: VentureOne Vs. Venture Rewards

    Which Capital One rewards credit card offers the best deal for you?
  81. How Long Should My Resume Be?

    This question troubles many people from beginners to senior executives. Here's a roundup of expert answers.
  82. Make The Most Of LinkedIn For Your Job Search

    Why LinkedIn is such a great job-hunting tool – if you tailor your profile for the biggest impact and stay visible in the ...
  83. Read This Before You Retire In The Philippines

    The Philippines has a warm climate, a low cost of living and plenty of people who speak English. What to do next if you think ...
  84. Your Lease Is Up: When Should You Buy The Car?

    In general, the fact that you know the car is to your benefit. Before deciding, compare the buyback price to what the car ...
  85. How Salesforce CRM Works

    Because companies and individuals are able to interact globally to conduct business, technology has had to replace the paper ...
  86. What Are The Latest News On The Beer Industry?

    Beer isn’t a traditional commodity, as there are no futures markets associated with it, but it is considered an alternative ...
  87. Reassessing Your Approach To Bond Investing

    Rethinking your fixed-income portfolio may not resonate in quite the same way as dropping 10 pounds or finally giving up ...
  88. What Is The Current Market Supply For Oil?

    Oil prices skidded by more than 10 %, sparking a sell-off in U.S. equities of 3.5 %, a Treasury rally and global headlines ...
  89. Minute-to-Minute Trade Signals for Today's Scalper

    Scalpers profit in the modern electronic environment by utilizing technical indicators that are custom-tuned to very small ...
  90. Credit Card Review: The Amazon.com Rewards Visa

    The rewards from
  91. How Diaspora Bonds Work

    Developing and emerging nations with sizable populations living overseas are using diaspora bonds to raise financing from ...
  92. 5 Top Credit Karma Tools To Keep Your Credit High

    As if the free, no-strings credit checkup weren't enough, this site also gives you personalized feedback to make you a better ...
  93. How Steve Jobs Changed The World

    As an innovator and visionary, Steve Jobs’s accomplishments can be held on a pedestal with the likes of Microsoft’s Bill ...
  94. Credit Card Review: Southwest Rapid Rewards Cards

    Do Southwest Airlines' free checked bags make one of their credit cards a good choice for you?
  95. Ways Advisors Should Evolve in 2015 and Beyond

    Technological evolution, robo-advisors, regulatory and compliance shifts and more. Here's how financial advisors should evolve ...
  96. 4 Steps to a Happy Retirement

    These basic retirement planning tips are essential for both savers and their financial advisors.
  97. Avoid These 10 Mistakes When Trading in Cheap Options

    Cheap options can be very risky. Reduce your risk by avoiding these 10 common mistakes in trading in cheap options.
  98. How to Short Alibaba

    We explain how and why to short Alibaba stocks.
  99. How American Express Counts on Your Profligacy

    Consumers like novelty, reliability, variety, and other subjective qualities. But what really keeps them coming back to American ...
  100. A Look at the 5 Richest People in the World

    Who are the five richest people in the world and how did they manage that feat?
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