Personal Finance FAQs

  1. Is it wise to consolidate credit card debt?

  2. Should computer software be classified as an intangible asset or part of property, ...

  3. What is PMI, and does everyone need to pay it?

  4. What happens to insurance policies and variable annuities if the insurance company ...

  5. How do I know if I should refinance my mortgage?

  6. Will jointly filing taxes have the effect of joining a couple's credit?

  7. My variable annuity account took a beating. Should I seek other alternatives?

  8. What is a convertible insurance policy?

  9. Why would you want a monthly benefit versus a daily benefit?

  10. Is there more to insurance policies than price?

  11. Which is not a process the Federal Reserve uses to control the level of business ...

  12. What is the difference between early retirement and full retirement as it applies ...

  13. Who set the record loss for "rogue traders"?

  14. All of the following are allowable deductions used in determining taxable estate ...

  15. How do companies calculate revenue?

  16. When holding an option through expiration date, are you automatically paid any profits, ...

  17. How do I choose which insurance company to use?

  18. What is disability-income insurance?

  19. If my spouse passes away, will I have to sell my home to meet creditor obligations?

  20. Should I pull my money out of an annuity if the insurance company is having financial ...

  21. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

  22. Where did the term "tenbagger" originate?

  23. Does a company logo change require a material disclosable event?

  24. What is an elimination period?

  25. Is there a limit on the amount of disability insurance that I can buy?

  26. How much life insurance is enough?

  27. What changes might I need to make to my insurance?

  28. What are the benefits of credit ratings?

  29. How do I stop emotional spending?

  30. When is the best time to purchase long-term care insurance?

  31. Which insurance policies do I really need?

  32. What documents should I have ready in case my partner or I should die?

  33. Which of the following accounts does ERISA cover?

  34. Will Medicare pay for long-term costs?

  35. How is my insurance premium calculated?

  36. What is the "three-legged stool"?

  37. Why might one insurance policy cost more than another?

  38. Is it possible to short sell real estate?

  39. Which of the following BEST describes a wash sale?

  40. What is long-term care insurance?

  41. What is indexed universal life insurance?

  42. What is pension maximization?

  43. What is moral hazard?

  44. Which statement(s) is/are FALSE about market risk?

  45. What is long-term care?

  46. Is there a correlation between inflation and house prices?

  47. What was the first company with a $1 billion market cap?

  48. What are activities of daily living (ADL)?

  49. What are some cheaper alternatives to sending children to summer camp?

  50. Why should I invest in the market when I can buy and sell houses or cars?

  51. Is there short selling in China?

  52. A lot of retirement projections seem to assume an 8% rate of return. Is this realistic?

  53. What is a "phishing scam" and how can they be avoided?

  54. How did Dow Chemical defeat an international monopoly in the 1900s?

  55. What's the difference between EBITDA, EBITDAR and EBITDARM?

  56. Why does the IRS withhold income taxes from employee paychecks?

  57. Do nonprofit organizations pay taxes?

  58. Should a Canadian citizen who lives and works in the U.S. continue to contribute ...

  59. When is it a good idea to take out a loan to invest?

  60. Why are credit cards able to charge such high interest rates compared to other lenders?

  61. Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

  62. What is the difference between a gilt edged bond and a regular bond?

  63. What is a "force majeure"?

  64. Which credit card company holds the honor of most profitable IPO?

  65. Why is a "hockey stick bid" considered fraudulent?

  66. How do I use a conduit IRA?

  67. What does it mean when advertisers say that "financing is available"? Should I trust ...

  68. Do I still have to pay penalties and taxes on money that I don't roll over from a ...

  69. We are in a 401(k) at work. Can we also do a Roth each year? If we can, can it also ...

  70. A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, ...

  71. How do companies like Moody's rate bonds?

  72. Is a person an active participant in an employer-sponsored retirement plan if he ...

  73. What is the difference between inflation and stagflation?

  74. What is the history behind today's bankruptcy laws?

  75. What are the penalties for withdrawing from my Traditional IRA less than a year after ...

  76. What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

  77. Am I entitled to any of my ex-spouse's retirement plan benefits?

  78. What happens when someone is given the golden boot?

  79. How did currency trader John Rusnak hide $691 million in losses before being caught ...

  80. What is a vest fleece?

  81. Where does the name "Wall Street" come from?

  82. As a temporary resident of the US, can I withdraw funds from my Traditional IRA without ...

  83. I'm about to retire. If I pay off my mortgage with after-tax money I have saved, ...

  84. Why do companies report earnings at different times?

  85. I have several Roth IRA conversions, each with different custodians. When I spoke ...

  86. What are pro forma earnings?

  87. Can the non-spouse beneficiary of an IRA name a successor beneficiary?

  88. I make over $100,000/yr and my adjusted gross income precludes standard IRA contributions. ...

  89. I am only 17 years old. I don't have a job or pay taxes. Can I contribute to an IRA? ...

  90. I have several jobs. Can I contribute the maximum to multiple employer retirement ...

  91. How do restricted stocks, treasury stocks and stock appreciation rights benefit employees?

  92. Does marrying someone with bad credit affect my credit score?

  93. Will I incur a tax penalty when making withdrawls from my IRA in excess of my SEPP?

  94. What financial certifications or exams do I need to complete in order to qualify ...

  95. Should I start taking my RMD based on the amount in my account when I turn 70.5?

  96. Can I hold non-dollar currencies in my retirement fund?

  97. What is a trailing commission?

  98. How can I improve my credit score?

  99. Are all bank accounts insured by the FDIC?

  100. Does it make sense to get my house and car insurance at the same place?

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