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  1. Tips on Charitable Contributions: Limits and Taxes

    An overview of the limits and tax deductions of charitable donations.
  2. Non-Traded REITs: Risks and Rewards

    An overview of the risks and rewards of non-traded REITs and how they compare to exchange-traded REITs.
  3. Using Technology To Tune Out Market Noise

    Today’s technology-centric culture allows us to have access to information anytime. As investors, we can be informed of market ...
  4. When Will The Bull Market End?

    A few weeks ago, the current bull market celebrated its sixth anniversary, making it one of the longest in history.
  5. How Much Money Do You Need To Retire In Thailand?

    With one of the world's lowest costs of living, Thailand is home to a growing number of expats, including many retirees.
  6. Where To Search For Yield Today

    It’s hard to miss that there has been a pronounced slowdown in the U.S. economy this year.
  7. The Implications Of Negative Interest Rates

    If financial theory is grounded in one principal, it would be the that individuals prefer consumption today over consumption ...
  8. Traveling In The Philippines: Is It Safe?

    There is an active travel warning for the Philippines, but only for part of the country. Here are precautions to follow.
  9. Ending The Limits On U.S. Crude Oil Exports

    As US storage capacity reaches its limit, industry participants and their lobby groups in Washington are calling for an end ...
  10. Add Extra Appeal, and Market Value, To Your Yard

    Spring landscaping projects are worthwhile because, in addition to bringing more appeal to your yard, they'll increase the ...
  11. UK Tech Startups: Proving To Be More Than Hype

    Over the last few years, the explosion of tech startups in the UK has been grabbing an increasing amount of attention from ...
  12. Top 5 Things To Do When You Retire

    Substitute "when you retire" for "when you grow up" and it's the same open ended question. Here are some universal ideas ...
  13. Circumvent Limitations of Black-Scholes Model

    Mathematical or quantitative model-based trading continues to gain momentum, despite major failures like the financial crisis ...
  14. Beware Of Taking Out A Pension Advance Loan

    Avoid taking out an advance against your pension. Interest on these loans is high and you could end up taking a huge tax ...
  15. Don't Make These Top 10 Mistakes On Your Roth IRA

    Don't lose out on the benefits of a Roth by contributing too much, breaking rollover rules or making other avoidable errors.
  16. Meerkat, Camio, and Periscope: Which Will Succeed?

    As live streaming apps become more accessible, apps will succeed or fail based on their ability to acquire users, or differentiate ...
  17. Top 10 Biggest Mobile Apps Of 2015

    The biggest mobile apps include games and social networking services.
  18. The Future Of Robo-Advisors: Future Advisor

    FutureAdvisor is capitalizing on the proliferation of data and advances in technology to automate investing and financial ...
  19. How Bristol-Myers Squibb Makes the World Healthier

    Innovation and acquisition: an in depth look at pharma giant Bristol-Myers Squibb.
  20. 4 Oil Penny Stocks to Watch ... Just Be Patient

    If these four penny oil stocks survive the worst of times, they will present bargain basement prices with massive upside ...
  21. Prospects of Gold ETFs GDX vs. GDXJ

    Eyeing gold? A comparison of the prospects of the Market Vectors Gold Miners and Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETFs. ...
  22. Impact of SEC's New Money Market Fund Rules

    A look at how new rules introduced by the SEC will impact money market funds.
  23. Worried About a Recession? Then Buy These 5 Stocks

    What makes these stocks so resilient? And how did they perform during the last crisis?
  24. Use These ETFs to Trade Google

    If you want exposure to Google with diversification, consider the following ETFs.
  25. Best ETFs for Investing in Japan

    Japan is printing money, which is likely to lead to continue strong performance in the Nikkei. The following ETFs offer exposure ...
  26. Emerging Market ETFs EEM and VWO: Which is Better?

    Based on current conditions, one ETF will look more appealing than the other on the surface, but you always need to look ...
  27. Buy Stock With Insiders: How To Track Insider Buying

    Insider buying can be a sign that a company's stock prices will soon rise. Here's how to keep track of insider buying on ...
  28. Countries That Use The U.S. Dollar

    Here are the territories and countries that use the U.S. dollar as their official or quasi official currency.
  29. What Is A Business Analyst And How Much Do They Make?

    Business Analysis has been a buzzword as a career option. Here is what business analysts do and how much they earn in salary ...
  30. How To Start a Hedge Fund In the United States

    A general overview of how to start a hedge fund firm in the United States, including complying with state and federal regulations. ...
  31. Should You Pay Your Bills On Autopilot?

    Now that you can sign up to have your bills paid automatically online, it it a smart way to make your life more efficient? ...
  32. A Guide Of Option Trading Strategies For Beginners

    Options offer alternative strategies for investors to profit from trading underlying securities, provided the beginner understands ...
  33. Does The US Fear The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?

    The AIIB has the U.S. fearful of their decreasing influence in both developing economies and the world economy.
  34. Green Technology: A Solid Investment Choice?

    With global investing in green energy on the rise, there are abundant opportunities for environmentally responsible, financially ...
  35. Top Alternative Investments To The Stock Market

    Dislike the stock market or want greater diversity? Here are some alternatives.
  36. How To Start A Hedge Fund In The UK

    Starting a new hedge fund in the United Kingdom is more complex than in the United States. We discuss UK laws and regulations ...
  37. Should I Consolidate My Two Mortgages?

    Consolidating your loans or mortgage may make sense for you, especially when interest rates are low. Here's what you should ...
  38. US-Saudi Relations: A Complex Scenario

    The relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia is a long, complex story with numerous twists and turns.
  39. How Much Cash Should You Keep In The Bank?

    With its barely-there interest rates, which portion of your money belongs in a bank, not somewhere else?
  40. Want To Work At a Hedge Fund? These Are The Top Entry-Level Jobs

    Lucrative salary, high perks, and best quantitative brains at work - Here are the common entry level positions for those ...
  41. How WhatsApp Makes Money

    In short, WhatsApp makes money just $1 at a time.
  42. How Tumblr Makes Money

    Tumblr posted its first advertisements in May 2012 and subsequently earned $13 million in revenue. In May 2013, Yahoo (YHOO) ...
  43. How Big Data Has Changed Finance

    The vast proliferation of data and increasing technological complexities continues to transform the way industries operate ...
  44. Jet.com: Amazon Meets Costco

    Startup Jet.com hopes to challenge Amazon's dominance in the e-commerce market, and it hasn't even launched yet.
  45. How Many Startups Fail And Why?

    Why do so many businesses fail? And for that matter, how many of them actually do fail?
  46. Why These are 2015's Top 3 Travel Industry Stocks

    These three travel-related companies are growing their businesses on both the top and bottom lines. Here's why.
  47. A Look at EAFE Index (EFA) ETF

    The iShares MSCI EAFE is a unique ETF with exposure to high quality companies, but is it likely to be a good bet going forward? ...
  48. Is It Worth Paying To Check Your Credit Score?

    Generally, a free credit report is all you need. If you've had some credit issues, it may be worth buying your credit score ...
  49. How To Avoid The 5 Most Dangerous Market Scenarios

    Recognizing the five most dangerous market scenarios can save a fortune in avoidable losses, setting the stage for long term ...
  50. Why & How To Reevaluate Your Trading Strategy At Midday

    Take a step back at the lunch hour and reevaluate the trading day.
  51. Are You Ready To Be A Professional Trader?

    Here's help in making the quantum leap from novice to crackerjack trader.
  52. Converting A Traditional IRA To A Roth

    When is it a good idea to convert traditional IRA funds into Roth IRA funds? And when does it not make sense?
  53. Alliance to FINRA: More BrokerCheck Info Needed

    An alliance of public interest groups is pressuring FINRA to broaden its BrokerCheck tool.
  54. The Biggest Threats to Netflix

    A look at the biggest threats to Netflix and whether it can maintain its current growth rate.
  55. This ETF Can Weather Any Market Condition

    Looking for a winning ETF that's capable of performing in almost any environment?
  56. Emerging Markets to Avoid in 2015

    Looking to gain exposure to emerging markets in 2015? Avoid these two.
  57. Is this ETF Your Best Bet for Emerging Markets?

    Are emerging markets still emerging? If you believe so, this ETF could be your best bet.
  58. Top 7 Roth IRA Stocks for 2015

    Looking for stocks with long-term potential for your Roth IRA? Here are the top seven picks for 2015.
  59. Brokerage Reviews: TradeStation Vs. Interactive Brokers

    These are among the most sophisticated brokers in the industry in terms of investment offerings, market access and technology.
  60. Review: Discover it Miles Card

    This rewards card could be one of the most generous yet. See if it makes sense for you.
  61. Where To Get A Loan For A Boat Or Yacht

    If having a boat has always been your dream, here are the steps to take to finance it.
  62. Methods To Estimate The Cost Of A Local Restaurant

    Here are key factors to consider, and helpful formulas to use, to assess how much a local restaurant would likely be sold ...
  63. How A Greece Crisis Affects The U.S.

    Greece's ongoing financial crisis poses a threat to the nascent U.S. economic recovery due to the latter's close ties with ...
  64. How Is Cashback Profitable For Credit Card Companies?

    Cashback rewards are not as beneficial to the consumer as they might initially seem.
  65. What Is Microlending And How Does It Work?

    Microlending can produce great return on investment for the lender while benefiting borrowers who wouldn't otherwise secure ...
  66. Channel Dow Jones To Tackle Transport Stocks

    Trade the Dow Jones Transportation Average directly through a traditional fund or break components into baskets of sub-sectors.
  67. Borrowing From LendUp: Better Than A Payday Loan?

    A new alternative to conventional payday loans is being offered in 16 states. How much better for consumers is LendUp really? ...
  68. A Risky Maneuver To Jumpstart Japan's Economy

    Japan's government and the Bank of Japan are buying large amounts of government bonds in an effort to spark economic activity, ...
  69. Finding Investment Ideas On Facebook & Twitter

    Social networks can expose users to a variety of new pursuits, including investing ideas. Likefolio is helping people turn ...
  70. How Agile Project Management Works

    Agile Project Management is an iterative process focused on the continuous monitoring and improvement of deliverables.
  71. When Is Dual Citizenship Not A Good Idea?

    It may sound useful, but there are a number of reasons that make dual citizenship a questionable choice.
  72. Post-Election Opportunities For Nigerian Oil

    Nigeria has an historic opportunity to reform and improve its oil industry now that elections are over.
  73. Is Personal Legal Insurance A Good Deal?

    Some employers offer personal legal insurance as an opt-in benefit. Would it make sense for you?
  74. Introduction To Trading In Oil Futures

    An introduction to oil futures, how the market arrives at oil futures prices, what futures prices mean, and how investors ...
  75. Consolidating Debt: What If You Have Bad Credit?

    Getting a debt consolidation loan is more difficult when you have bad credit. But it could still help put you on the road ...
  76. North Korean Vs. South Korean Economies

    North Korea's economy is defined by its military ambitions and the humanitarian aid it receives, while South Korea is a world ...
  77. What Education Do You Need To Become A Billionaire?

    What kind of education does it take to become a billionaire? We take a look at the formal and informal education of the world's ...
  78. Interested in Derivative Products? Try CFDs

    A short article about the main risks and rewards of CFDs. These derivatives can help boost returns using leverage, but they ...
  79. Are There Taxes On Bitcoins?

    Here is a short guide to the tax implications when using or investing in bitcoins in the US.
  80. How To Mimic A Hedge Fund Strategy

    Hedge fund replication strategies are beneficial to individual investors who would like hedge fund-like returns without the ...
  81. Why North Korea & South Korea Are Separated

    Once united for centuries, today North and South Korea are perfect examples of opposite worlds, divided by politics and ideologies.
  82. Brokerage Review: How Useful Is TradeStation?

    TradeStation uses its experience in developing early groundbreaking trading software to create and enhance its own online ...
  83. Industries That Will Never Go Away

    A list of industries that will not perish anytime soon, as they provide and feed our basic needs.
  84. 10 Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs of the Decade

    Women entrepreneurs have been able to withstand economic and business pressures to rise to the top in a number of industries ...
  85. Unlocking The P/E Ratio For Apple

    We show you how to compute and analyze the P/E ratio for Apple.
  86. How To Lock In Low Oil & Gas Prices

    We provide a quick overview of how companies can manage the risk of adverse moves in commodity prices by hedging in the futures ...
  87. Analyzing Google's Balance Sheet

    We take a look at Google's balance sheet to learn about the health of the company and how well it is run.
  88. What Is Litecoin And How Does It Work?

    Litecoin is one of the major competitors to bitcoin. Litecoin differs from bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in various ...
  89. How To Profit From Volatility

    We explain four key strategies to profit fom volatility in markets.
  90. Is Venezuela The New Cuba?

    While it may have populist anti-US policies, Venezuela's role in the global energy market and its trade with the US would ...
  91. When Is It Better To Forgo A Roth Account?

    Depending on how much you're currently earning, a traditional IRA sometimes offers more tax relief than its Roth counterpart. ...
  92. New Rules That Could Trash (or Help) Your Credit

    Cable bills and similar financial obligations will soon be factored into your credit score. Good news if you're an on-time ...
  93. Tips for Parent/Child Financial Advisor Teams

    Bringing your children on to your practice can be a good idea, but take care to prevent possible friction between you, your ...
  94. Why Save For Retirement In Your 20s?

    You're probably paying off your student loans and retirement is 40 years away. Shouldn't you focus on eliminating debt and, ...
  95. At Look at REITS vs. Real Estate Mutual Funds

    REITs and real estate mutual funds have their differences, but they both offer liquidity and easy access to diversified real ...
  96. How Advisors Can Cater to Niche Clients

    A look at niche clients and how advisors specialize in them.
  97. Which Will Be the Better Bet: eBay or PayPal?

    eBay hasn't spun-off PayPal justyet, but when that day comes (and thereafter), should you choose eBay or PayPal?
  98. Top Tips for Retiring in a Bear Market

    What you need to know if you have the unfortunate timing of retiring in a bear market.
  99. Are These 2015's 10 Best Telecom Stocks?

    Telecom stocks offer generous dividend yields, but it's imperative to make sure those dividends are likely to stay in place. ...
  100. Why 'Menu' is a 4-Letter Word at McDonald's

    McDonald's has taken care of its shareholders through the years, but the brand has suffered recently. What is likely to happen ...
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