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  1. Five Creative Ways To Pay For College

    If your financial aid package isn't helping as much as you need, there are other ways to fund your education.
  2. Pay Less For Medicine By Not Using Health Insurance

    You might be paying more for your prescriptions at the pharmacy if you use your health insurance than if you pay cash out ...
  3. Hey, Baby. How's Your College Fund?

    What better time is there to ponder your baby's college fund?
  4. Why Real Estate Crowdfunding Will Be Loved by You, The Lazy Investor

    A new investment that is growing in popularity is called real estate crowdfunding.
  5. Five Credit Card Perks That Will Cure Many Headaches During Your Summer Trips

    It is a time when credit cards will become more than just convenient payment methods.
  6. Impact Investing: Making A Difference And A Profit

    Most investors spend their time chasing returns. But what if there was a way to do good while also turning a profit?
  7. Where Should I Retire?

    It's not just about money or weather or beautiful scenery and a lively cultural scene. Here, some other real-life ways to ...
  8. What Women Investors Are Doing Right

    Women's risk aversion, penchant for research – and lack of male-style "irrational exuberance" – means their investing strategies ...
  9. Binary Options FAQs - Sponsored by Nadex

    Many investors may not be familiar with binary options, but they’re actually quite easy to use. And they can play an important ...
  10. How To Get The Most Out Of Your Financial Advisor

    Like most things in life, the effort and thought you put into something will determine what you get out of it. It's no different ...
  11. Which Billionaire Could Be Your New Neighbor?

    Just how much real estate can the fortunes of the founders of Tesla, Google, Amazon and Microsoft buy? You'll be surprised.
  12. 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. ...
  13. How to Trade Volatility Using Binary Options - Sponsored by Nadex

    Binary options are similar to classic options with some slight nuances but the components used for the option’s pricing are ...
  14. Why Caregivers Should Enlist A Financial Advisor

    Stressed caregivers in need of help managing their loved one's affairs should consider enlisting a financial advisor.
  15. How We'll All Be Amazon.com Customers Eventually

    Amazon is unusual among large U.S. companies ranked by market cap in that its profit margins are tiny and its stock is phenomenally ...
  16. Using Binary Options to Trade Direction - Sponsored by Nadex

    Binary options are an outstanding method of trading market direction, whether it’s going up or down.
  17. Time to Cash In Your U.S. Savings Bonds?

    If your U.S. Savings Bonds are dated 1984 or earlier, they've reached maturity and stopped paying interest. Cash them in ...
  18. Common Misconceptions About Binary Options - Sponsored by Nadex

    There are many misconceptions about binary options, so it is really important that traders understand exactly what they are--and ...
  19. Binary Options Strategies - Sponsored by Nadex

    Because of their all-or-nothing character, binary options offer traders a great way to trade on the direction of an asset ...
  20. eBank or Brick-and-Mortar Bank?

    The bank type that makes the most sense for you depends on the services you need. The best choice could be both.
  21. Who Actually Benefits From Target Date Funds?

    This pre-packaged retirement investment option could be the perfect fit for some investors and a downfall for others. Which ...
  22. The Benefits Of Exchange Traded Binary Options - Sponsored by Nadex

    Binary options can be a fantastic trading instrument, as long as they are structured correctly and traded on a regulated ...
  23. Best Apps For Buying A Home

    If you are in the market for a new home, technology can help make your search a little easier. Mobile apps allow you to ...
  24. Introduction To Binary Options - Sponsored by Nadex

    Binary options may sound complicated, but they're really not. In fact, they offer traders alternative ways to trade stock ...
  25. Why This Investment Will Remain A Boomer's Best Friend

    The retirement of millions of Baby Boomers will come with many knock-on effects, but risk-averse investors can take solace ...
  26. 4 Big Reasons Your Expenses Could Rise In Retirement

    Here's how to save where you can while you enjoy the fruits of all those years at the office.
  27. How To Sell Your Company At A Premium

    When businesses are looking to make acquisitions, it's a good time to sell your company. But don't rush to take advantage ...
  28. Five Little Money Leaks That You Can Plug Right Now

    If you sometimes feel that money trickles through your fingers, you could be right. Here's how to take control and keep yourself ...
  29. 3 “Risk-Off” Signs For ETF Investors

    Warning signs that ETF investors may wish to follow.
  30. 7 Reasons You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Home Insurance

    What is covered in a policy can vary widely by company, so you’d better know what to look for when shopping for home insurance.
  31. 10 Ways to Save on Air Conditioning Costs

    Save on the costs of air conditioning by following these tips.
  32. 10 Unfamiliar Ways to Help Pay Down Medical Bills

    Paying your medical bills can seem frightening, given the high cost. Don’t let unpaid medical bills ruin your credit.
  33. How Risky Is A Short Sale?

    Short selling has a number of risks that make it highly unsuitable for the novice investor.
  34. Can the Stock & Bond Market Rallies Continue?

    If you’ve watched the news lately, you’ve noticed there is a lot of talk about interest rates. So you might be asking: Why ...
  35. What You Need To Know About EMV Credit Cards

    Finally, the U.S. is beginning to move to EMV credit cards. Here's how they'll keep us safer and what they won't fix.
  36. This Company Is No Mickey Mouse Operation

    With its famous history that's become part of popular culture, and the instantly recognizable silhouette in its logo, The ...
  37. Must-Do Financial Moves For Same-Sex Marriages

    Same-sex couples should create the safeguards all married people need, plus a few more. The good news: You may be owed a ...
  38. A Guide For Buying ETFs On Margin

    "Buying on margin" is like shopping with a credit card, as it allows you to spend more than you have in your wallet.
  39. What Is The Relationship Between The Federal Funds, Prime And LIBOR Rates?

    The prime rate and LIBOR rate, two of the most prominent benchmark rates, tend to track the federal funds rate closely over ...
  40. Top Stocks High-Frequency Traders (HFTs) Pick

    High-frequency trading (HFT) firms make money by exploiting inefficiencies in the pricing of shares quoted on several exchanges ...
  41. Should India Be On Investors' Radars?

    Policy paralysis and investor indifference have defined India for some time, but a new government bent on cutting red tape ...
  42. An Introduction To Target Date Funds

    Target date mutual funds can be an alternative to bonds and CDs for investors who do not wish to actively manage their savings. ...
  43. How Doing Your 'Share' Has Enriched Facebook

    The phenomenon of Facebook, and the speed at which users joined and continue to join, is unprecedented. But just because ...
  44. Five Questions to Ask About Your Company's 401(k) Plan

    Having a comfortable retirement depends on taking maximum advantage of your company's 401(k), if it's offered. Here's what ...
  45. Seven Well-Worn Secrets to Investment Success

    Highlights and recommendations of a veteran portfolio manager for investment success.
  46. Accidentally Conservative: The Risk that Lies Ahead for Millennials

    Research shows that Millennials are substantially more conservative when it comes to their finances than previous generations. ...
  47. Will OIS Replace LIBOR?

    LIBOR manipulation by large banks during the financial crisis has raised serious doubts about the interest rate's reliability. ...
  48. What's At Stake As Google Takes On Amazon?

    Google's decision to go head-to-head with Amazon with a new same-day shopping service isn't just about cheap Cheerios, coffeemakers, ...
  49. How Women In Transition Should Mind Their Finances

    With roughly 80% of women dying single due to divorce or outliving their spouses, they must become more involved in their ...
  50. What Is The Difference Between After-Hours Trading And Late Trading?

    “After-hours” trading and “late trading” both refer to investments made outside of normal business hours. While the two activities ...
  51. Russian Interests

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine remain high, and have spilled onto the international stage.
  52. Financial Changes When You Marry

    Before you tie the knot, here are some steps to take so the legal underpinnings of your marriage will be as solid as your ...
  53. Is Annuitization Your Best Strategy?

    Annuitization has traditionally offered annuity owners a stream of income they cannot outlive, but there are some disadvantages ...
  54. Tax Breaks for Volunteering

    In addition to helping society, volunteering can yield tax deductions – sometimes. Here's how to tell what will pass muster ...
  55. This Company's Dividend History Is The Real Thing

    Take water. Add some sugar, a little carbon dioxide and some flavoring. Sell at a gigantic markup. It sounds almost too simple ...
  56. Why a Rise In the National Debt Is Good for You

    In the first quarter of the year, the household national debt for Americans was $129 billion. Yet contrary to popular belief, ...
  57. Top 10 Factors When Buying Country ETFs

    Here are our Top Ten factors to consider when buying a country ETF.
  58. Learn About These 6 Dumb Money Pitfalls For Married Couples

    From tax implications to knowing your partner's credit score, watch out for these six money pitfalls.
  59. Value Offers a Cushion: Why Last Year’s Winners Are Now Losers and Vice Versa

    A trend in markets this year has been the poor performance of last year’s stock market winners, and the resilience of some ...
  60. Unconstrained Investing: What It Is … And What It Isn’t

    “Unconstrained investing” is a term that is bandied about frequently—and is an investment approach that can often be misunderstood.
  61. These Sectors Benefit From Rising Interest Rates

    You've adjusted your debt portfolio to prepare for rising interest rates; now what about your equity holdings? Here are some ...
  62. 10 Reasons Why ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Will Change the Way You Think About Investing ...

    If there was any doubt about the contributions an educated woman can make to society, consider these facts.
  63. “Old Tech” ETFs Are Better Risk-Reward Prospects Than “New Tech” ETFs

    Scores of investors often regard Benjamin Graham as the grandfather of value investing. Even those who shun Graham’s ...
  64. Why These Three Retirement Rules of Thumb Are Bad Ideas

    We’re all looking for simple rules of thumb to help our retirement planning. But three popular ones - 3% savings, 4% drawdown, ...
  65. Home Improvements That Really Pay Off

    Before you invest the cash from your home equity loan in a sunroom or a high-end master suite, take heed: The renovations ...
  66. Seniors: Before You Co-sign That Student Loan

    If that loan isn't paid back, you could be on the line for the whole amount, plus penalties. Ask the 115,000 retirees whose ...
  67. Ignore This Demographic At Your Own Peril

    Hispanics have unique financial planning needs and attitudes, and financial advisers would be well-served by studying this ...
  68. 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 ...
  69. Trading Options on Futures Contracts

    Futures contracts are available for all sorts of financial products, from equity indexes to precious metals. Trading options ...
  70. What Is ICE LIBOR And What Is It Used For?

    In the case of ICE LIBOR, an innocent-sounding set of letters has a profound bearing on every loan you make.
  71. How To Earn The Most From CDs When Interest Rates Are Low

    Certificates of deposit might not seem like a good place to keep your money when interest rates are low, but they do offer ...
  72. Seven Considerations When You Negotiate Severance

    Someday the ax will fall. It happens in almost every career. Here's how to survive and move on.
  73. When Should You Make A Short Sale?

    Consider making a short sale in the following circumstances: Bearish trend is developing rapidly, fundamentals are deteriorating, ...
  74. Four Market Risks to Focus on This Summer

    Four market risks to pay attention to this summer.
  75. Learn How To Invest Defensively From This Hedge Fund Pro

    With the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 hovering near all-time highs and plenty of investors shifting to a ...
  76. 5 Funds to Fight Inflation

    Judging by the price action and performance of conventional inflation hedges over the last 12 months, it appears the investing ...
  77. Why Caregiving Costs Women

    Fueled by extended life expectancies, lost wages from reduced work and rising healthcare costs, women are now the hardest ...
  78. 10 Ways To Never Pay Top Dollar At Movie Theaters

    How did we ever survive without $15 movie tickets, outrageous markups at concession stands and headache-inducing 3D screenings? ...
  79. Why Now May Be The Right Time For Emerging Market Bonds

    The emerging markets fixed income space continues to see some volatility, but there are some potentially attractive entry ...
  80. Your College Won’t Tell You About These 10 Ways to Get More Financial Aid Money

    Thinking about how to pay for college is an important topic that parents and kids should talk about together. With the costs ...
  81. Why You Don’t Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance

    Mortgage protection life insurance sounds great in concept - a guarantee that your mortgage will be paid off if you die unexpectedly. ...
  82. Garage Sale vs. Donation

    Which offers you the bigger payoff?
  83. Pot Stock Pitfalls To Watch For

    When it comes to the quickly evolving marijuana sector, stay wary, heed SEC warnings and do your research, or your investment ...
  84. 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.
  85. Why Is Bitcoin's Value So Volatile?

    Bitcoin's value fluctuates due to a confluence of factors, including media hype and perceived value.
  86. What's the Best Time to Get Long-Term Care Insurance?

    Consider applying for long-term care insurance much sooner than you'll need it. If you wait too long, premiums will likely ...
  87. Four Reasons to Check Your Credit Card Accounts Online

    Credit cards do offer some protection against fraud, but it pays to be vigilant. And there are other benefits to your bottom ...
  88. How To Buy Gold Options

    Buy gold options to attain a position in gold for less capital than buying physical gold or gold futures. If you've wondered ...
  89. 6 Critical Moves That Will Save You Time and Money Before Hunting for a Mortgage

    There are many important aspects to consider and research before the process of selecting a home even begins.
  90. Mortgage Amortization Strategies

    Should you get a 30-year mortgage? A 15-year one? Ways to decide which mortgage is the best fit.
  91. America The Youthful? Yes, On a Relative Basis

    While the United States is aging at a much slower pace than much of the rest of the world, the U.S. population will almost ...
  92. Bargain ETFs Are Sitting In Plain View

    Last week, at the same time that the Dow had been hitting an all-time high, the Russell 2000 had been crossing below its ...
  93. Insurance for Millennials

    Four insurance must-haves – and one maybe – for Generation Y
  94. How To Buy Silver Options

    Buying silver options allows traders to attain a position in silver for less capital than buying physical silver or silver ...
  95. When a 401(k) Hardship Withdrawal Makes Sense

    If you've exhausted all other avenues, there are ways to withdraw funds before age 59½ – sometimes without the 10% penalty ...
  96. How Philip Morris International Lights Up Portfolios

    Never mind the obvious risk, humanity's love affair with cigarettes is an enduring one. Even in an abstemous U.S., 18.1% ...
  97. Do U.S. High Corporate Tax Rates Hurt Americans?

    The United States has the highest corporate tax rate of the 34 developed, free-market nations that make up the Organization ...
  98. How To Manage Your Finances Through A Divorce

    Dividing assets and liabilities in a divorce can be a sad, complicated task. But with some planning, patience and the help ...
  99. Five Things to Know About Quitclaim Deeds

    If that property you're about to buy has a quitclaim deed, check very carefully before you hand over your cash.
  100. Five Distinct Features of Medicare Advantage

    Should seniors opt for the flexibility of Medicare or the often broader coverage or lower cost of Medicare Advantage programs ...
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