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  1. How To Find The Best (And Cheapest!) Deals On Travel

    A variety of tech companies such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, and Travelmob, travelers provide a comparable alternative to ...
  2. New Options For Investors To Crowdfund The Next Billion Dollar Startup

    The phenomenal success of crowdfunding shows the public's support for startups and small business projects.
  3. Divorce After 50? It's Complicated

    The economics of divorce after 50 are not for the faint of heart. Doing your research and staying proactive will keep you ...
  4. AT&T Versus America Movil: An American Telecom Saga

    As Latin American countries strive for technological innovation, the telecommunications industry takes notice.
  5. How Automation Tech Is Changing The RIA Biz

    Automated technology is changing the landscape of investing by allowing for better investment outcomes, tax efficiency and ...
  6. How High Is A 'Good' Credit Score?

    How high a credit score do you need to get a home mortgage or buy a car? Read on for some actual numbers.
  7. Retiring In Europe? Check Out These Countries

    If retiring in Europe has always been your fantasy, you can make it a reality. Four countries that top the good-for-expats ...
  8. Why Is Spread Betting Illegal In The US?

    Spread betting is a speculative practice that began in the 1940s as a way for gamblers to win money on changes in the line ...
  9. How Bitcoin Is Helping Ordinary People Overcome Currency Control In Their Country

    Bitcoin has proven to be a useful alternative as a means to bypass unreasonable and arbitrary government controls over free ...
  10. Top Credit Cards For Airline Miles

    Which companies offer the best credit cards for airline miles travel? Two resources to examine closely.
  11. Retire? Me? Smart Strategies For Business Owners

    Retiring successfully if you're a small business owner requires both an exit strategy and a good retirement plan. Here's ...
  12. Bloomberg Vs Morningstar: Key similarities & Differences

    Bloomberg and Morningstar are established leaders in financial industry. They're similar but certainly not identical. Investopedia ...
  13. Top Bloomberg Tools For Financial Analysis

    Market leader Bloomberg offers lots of tools; some are better for traders, some for financial analysts. Here are the top ...
  14. A Year Later, Microsoft's Nokia Acquisition Makes Sense

    On the surface, Microsoft acquiring Nokia may mean very little to industry leaders such as Apple and Samsung. However decreased ...
  15. Will Spotify Save The Music Industry?

    Illegal music downloads have had a serious economic impact on the recording industry. Spotify, the largest streaming service, ...
  16. Where is Bitcoin Regulated?

    Bitcoin is still so new that countries are struggling to make legislation catch up with technology. Some nations are more ...
  17. How To Calculate Goodwill

    Goodwill is an intangible, but it is still possible to effectively calculate or estimate goodwill for a company.
  18. Universal Design Improvements That Increase Your Home's Value

    Universal design improvements yield great returns for homeowners, either through increased future comfort, or broader market ...
  19. The Best Bets In Dividend Stocks

    Though dividends are thought to realm of conservative investors, they deserve a place in all portfolios. Here are some of ...
  20. Review: The Walmart Credit Card

    A high-interest card with no annual fee and some good rewards, the Walmart Credit Card is worth a look, especially if you ...
  21. Time To Hire A Senior Move Manager?

    Watch for these signs that you or an elderly family member may need to downsize and move somewhere easier to manange. A senior ...
  22. Who Wins -- And Who Loses -- When Social Tech Disrupts Your Industry

    Social media and emerging technologies are reshaping industries and the economy in potentially disruptive ways. Who will ...
  23. A New Solution To Help Seniors Relocate

    As Americans age – and families try to cope – the new field of senior move managers helps seniors relocate to safer homes ...
  24. A United Technologies Product: Always Closeby

    If you flown in an airplane, shopped for food or sat comfortably in a hot climate, you've probably used a United Technologies ...
  25. Do Credit Inquiries Hurt Your Credit Score?

    There are two types of credit inquiries, but only one can lower your credit score. Learn the difference and act accordingly.
  26. Are Shipping Stocks Due For A Rally?

    Several bullish catalysts are lining up in favor of shipping companies. Their current cheapness may not last for long, though, ...
  27. What Advisors Can Learn From Ultra-Wealthy Clients

    The demands of bellwether ultra-wealthy clients are changing; here's what to expect and how to adjust your practices.
  28. 10 Equity Mutual Fund Bargains

    10 equity mutual funds bargains for any investor or financial advisor.
  29. Required Minimum Distributions: A Reminder

    For many retirees with IRAs and other retirement plans, the end of the year means taking a minimum distribution. Here's what ...
  30. China's One-Child Policy Explained

    A look at China's plan to control population growth and how it could change going forward.
  31. Online Portfolio Management, DIY or Fee-Based Financial Advisor: Which Is Right For ...

    Should you use an online financial planning service, or do professional, fee-based financial planners justify their higher ...
  32. Understanding the SEC

    The SEC's triple mandate of investor protection, maintenance of orderly markets and facilitation of capital formation makes ...
  33. Teachers: Get Schooled On Your Retirement Strategies

    If you're a teacher, you have unique circumstances when it comes to planning for a successful retirement. It's important ...
  34. CPA Exam tips

    Tips for the CPA exam - how to approach it, what to expect, and the time it takes to complete.
  35. Bitcoin Liquidity: What The Stakes Are

    Liquid markets are easy to exit; illiquid markets can put traders in a tough spot. Here are the main factors affecting the ...
  36. Freelancers Don't Have To Retire Broke

    Many freelancers worry, with good reason, that their retirement prospects are financially insecure. Plan early and you can ...
  37. Tips for Finding Affordable Health Insurance

    One of the easiest ways to save money is to compare health plans sold on an exchange and those sold directly through an insurer. ...
  38. A Day In The Life Of An Accountant

    An analysis of the accountant profession, who becomes an accountant, what they do, where they work, and salary ranges.
  39. 4 Steps to Finding the Right Health Plan

    Consumers buying health insurance on the individual market have more choice than ever. These steps can help lead you to the ...
  40. How Might The Affordable Care Act Affect You?

    The Affordable Care Act is the largest change to the tax code in 20 years that could affect you when you file that 2014 tax ...
  41. Where Are Foreing Markets Compared To U.S. Stocks?

    Although several may try to describe the U.S. stock market as “fairly priced,” value-oriented investors recognize the lofty ...
  42. Failing To Build Wealth Despite Making Big Bucks?

    Lifestyle inflation occurs when 'you earn more, you spend more', and your spending ends up matching your earnings. Thus, ...
  43. Are Financial Worries Affecting Your Work?

    Financial worries can make employees less productive at work. As a result, the employee was no longer producing quality work ...
  44. Retiring In Spain: 5 Best Cities For Expats

    Retirees seeking a rich cultural mix, temperate climate, low living costs, good healthcare, beaches and even skiing will ...
  45. Mortgage For A Manufactured Home? Try The FHA

    FHA loans are often a good alternative for those who have trouble obtaining a conventional mortgage, although you do have ...
  46. 4 Smart Ways To Get Health Insurance In College

    These days, those attending college have plenty of ways to get affordable medical insurance, from student health plans to ...
  47. Stock Futures vs Stock Options

    A full analysis of when is it better to trade stock futures vs when is it better to trade options on a particular stock. ...
  48. The Potential Of Low-Priced Options

    The benefits of trading low-priced options, and learning how to pinpoint them, can be a very profitable strategy for an options ...
  49. 8 Top Alternatives to Car Title Loans

    Before you sign up for a car title loan, investigate these 8 alternate strategies.
  50. The 5 Top Rules Of Thumb For Retirement Savings

    Follow these 5 strategies and set yourself up for a sane and comfortable retirement. Starting early is best, but it's never ...
  51. Selecting Mergers & Acquisitions Advisories For Small Businesses

    Mergers and acquisitions advisories aren't just for big players. Many advisory firms cater to small and medium businesses.
  52. The New Global Banking Regulations To Avert Future Crisis

    These are the types of policies that are being developed to minimize the risks posed to the global financial system by banks ...
  53. Indian Banking Regulations -- What You Didn't Know

    Through these regulations, the Reserve Bank of India steers India's banking sector away from risk and toward its goals for ...
  54. 4 Debt-Busting AlternativesTo Balance Transfers

    Credit card balance transfers can help pay off debts – but they can cost you. Here are some other approaches worth checking ...
  55. Destination Africa: These Funds Offer Easy Access

    Africa's economic growth and growing stability has gotten the attention of adventurous investors. What kind of ETF or mutual ...
  56. Great (Affordable) Places For Retiring In France

    If that's always been your dream, there actually are affordable ways to retire in France. Some regions to explore and some ...
  57. A Look At China's Growing Influence On The World

    With the second-largest economy in the world, China has significant (and growing) influence on the global economy. But how ...
  58. Robo-Adviser Wave Gets Big Push From Schwab

    Schwab may not be the first company to offer a robo-advisor, but it's sure to make a big splash. Here's what it'll look like.
  59. How Much Money Does Charles Schwab Have?

    Charles Schwab saw a huge return on his investment in the small-investor market. Today, he serves as executive chairman and ...
  60. 5 IPOs That Broke The Markets In 2014

    In 2014, stock markets traded at record levels and the US IPO market enjoyed activity not seen since the 2000 tech bubble. ...
  61. The Smart Way To Use Life Insurance For Retirement

    Here's how to incorporate life insurance into a plan to ensure that you and your family have the smoothest possible transition ...
  62. Steps To Becoming A Quant Trader

    These days, being highly proficient in mathematics or statistics is the bare minimum requirement for being a quant. You'll ...
  63. The Increasing Importance Of The Reserve Bank of India

    With the Indian economy accounting for a great share of the global economy, the RBI is poised to become one of the world’s ...
  64. Ways To Earn Bitcoins

    There are many ways to earn and own Bitcoins other than just buying them on a Bitcoin exchange.
  65. Alibaba IPO: Why List In the U.S.?

    For companies like Alibaba, a U.S. listing can provide some benefits that they can't find at the exchanges nearer to home. ...
  66. Why Retiree Expats Adore Ecuador

    A delightful climate, World Heritage sites and a low cost of living are just some of the reasons to retire to Ecuador. Here's ...
  67. Work For The Government? Top Retirement Strategies

    Government employees don't receive Social Security and 401(k)s for their government work. Learn about these other tools to ...
  68. Don't Pick The Wrong Type Of Retirement Community

    The names sound similar – continuing care, assisted living – but retirement communities differ widely. How to tell them apart ...
  69. Top Fund-Raising Strategies For Nonprofits

    Top fund-raising strategies for nonprofit organizations
  70. M&A Advisory Business Boutiques: How The Small Shops Are Capturing Large M&A Deals

    M&A advisory boutiques are becoming a big business, giving large investment banks a run for their money.
  71. IPO Stinkers: The Biggest IPO FAILS of 2014

    Despite a booming market, some IPOs crashed and burned. Sure, going public brings a flood of capital, but it can also expose ...
  72. The Top Sites For The Latest Stock Market News

    News drives the markets for short term price movements. Which websites offer timely, accurate and reliable access to news ...
  73. What Can The Monte Carlo Simulation Do For Your Portfolio?

    A Monte Carlo simulation allows analysts and advisors to convert investment chances into choices. The advantage of Monte ...
  74. Airbnb Brings P2P Markets to Hotel Industry

    Companies like Airbnb have taken advantage of technological innovations to create platforms that connect individuals to exchange ...
  75. What's Your Idea Of Budgeting?

    Is your idea of a budget simply spending till your checking account is nearly empty? Or worse, till your credit limit is ...
  76. How Long Will Lower Energy Prices Last?

    Gasoline prices have been dropping lately after holding fairly steady for a year or so, following world oil prices.
  77. Giving Financial Thanks In Thanksgiving Day

    A new poll finds in what financial tools Americans are most thankful for -- both sexes say the product they value most is ...
  78. Hotel Disruptor: Airbnb's Sharing Economy Gambit

    As Airbnb, the largest peer-to-peer exchange service for hospitality around the world, continues to grow, government and ...
  79. Best Credit Cards For Making Balance Transfers

    Handled correctly – and very carefully – a promotional credit card balance transfer offer can save you money. Here are some ...
  80. Does A Mortgage Make Sense If You're In Your 20s?

    You're probably moving a lot and still paying off your student loans. Is it crazy to get a mortgage in your 20s? Here's how ...
  81. Why Millennials Are Saving More Than You'd Guess

    Millennials entered the job market at a lousy time and owe lots of dough for school. That said, they're still saving like ...
  82. 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 ...
  83. 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 ...
  84. Learn How To Lower Your Second Mortgage Rate

    Make a second property more affordable by taking advantage of low mortgage rates to refinance it.
  85. 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 ...
  86. 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?
  87. 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 ...
  88. Ever Wanted to Own International Stocks? Here's How

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

    These ETFs are an excellent place to start for any investor interested in betting on Latin America.
  90. 5 SEC Exam Tips For Financial Advisors

    These five tips will help financial advisors pass muster when the SEC comes knocking.
  91. 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.
  92. Who Uses Libor Data And Why?

    LIBOR is a crucial benchmark reference rate with global economic impact.
  93. 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 ...
  94. 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 ...
  95. How Much Does A Financial Advisor Earn?

    Several things factor into the salary of a financial advisor. Here's a look.
  96. 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 ...
  97. Review: The VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card

    Capital One's VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card offers travelers no annual fee and a menu of perks.
  98. Growth Strategies For Financial Advisors

    These 5 strategies offer financial advisors a blueprint on how to grow their practices.
  99. 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 ...
  100. 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 ...
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