Investopedia

Investopedia writers come from a wide variety of financial backgrounds. If your investing prowess and passion for finance is matched only by your exceptional writing abilities, we'd like to meet you. Apply now to become a writer for Investopedia and help educate the world about finance.
  • Showing 1-15 of 325 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
  • 22
  • >>
  1. TIPS Are Unloved And Under-Owned
    Stock Analysis

    TIPS Are Unloved And Under-Owned

    Do you use protection? Because based on the recent, wild action in the markets, it seems as though many people have been practicing unsafe investing.
  2. What is Your Biggest Fear About Mobile Banking?
    Personal Finance

    What is Your Biggest Fear About Mobile Banking?

    It hasn't been a great year for cybersecurity, from Target's Black Friday hacking to this month's security breach at JPMorgan Chase.
  3. Another Sound Lesson In Risk Management
    Investing News

    Another Sound Lesson In Risk Management

    I received an email from a friend that is a successful entrepreneur. He copied me on a note regarding a company to check out as an investment opportunity.
  4. Saving Money Or Paying Off Debt?
    Credit & Loans

    Saving Money Or Paying Off Debt?

    When choosing between blasting through debt and establishing precautionary funds in case of an emergency, the right course of action is rarely self-evident
  5. 13 Confusing & Scary Things Frugalists Do
    Savings

    13 Confusing & Scary Things Frugalists Do

    When I worked at a newspaper, I needed to confer with the photo department. A holiday potluck had taken place, and the shooters invited me to help myself.
  6. How can I tell when a real estate agent might be lying to ...
    Home & Auto

    How can I tell when a real estate agent might be lying to ...

    Find out what real estate agents are likely to lie about, the reasons for the lies and how to protect yourself from unscrupulous real estate agents.
  7. What is the difference between cost and price?
    Fundamental Analysis

    What is the difference between cost and price?

    Consider how cost affects a product's price. Corporate expenses and the current cost of living both impact the final sticker price.
  8. What are the differences between operating expenses and ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    What are the differences between operating expenses and ...

    Discover the differences between operating expenses and cost of goods sold, how each are calculated and why they are considered separate line items.
  9. What are the differences between gross profit and gross ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    What are the differences between gross profit and gross ...

    Learn how gross profit and gross margin are calculated and how each is used in fundamental analysis. Generally, these numbers are similar within an industry.
  10. What is the difference between a 408 (k) plan and a 401 ...
    Retirement

    What is the difference between a 408 (k) plan and a 401 ...

    Learn key differences between 401(k) and 408(k) plans. Employers provide different options to help employees save for retirement, depending on company size.
  11. What do real estate attorneys do?
    Professionals

    What do real estate attorneys do?

    Understand the role of a real estate attorney to help you decide if you would benefit from the expertise of this type of professional.
  12. What are the requirements for an FHA loan?
    Home & Auto

    What are the requirements for an FHA loan?

    Qualify for homeownership with an FHA-backed mortgage. Borrowers with imperfect credit benefit from this government-sponsored program.
  13. What are the differences between percentage of completion ...
    Fundamental Analysis

    What are the differences between percentage of completion ...

    Learn the advantages and disadvantages businesses face when using either the percentage-of-completion or completed contract methods of accounting.
  14. What are the differences between gross profit and net income?
    Fundamental Analysis

    What are the differences between gross profit and net income?

    Find out how companies determine gross profits and net income, and how these figures provide quick snapshots of their financial health.
  15. Is a 408 (k) the same as a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP)?
    Retirement

    Is a 408 (k) the same as a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP)?

    Find out the differences and the similarities between a 408(k) retirement plan and a simplified employee pension (SEP), and learn how to set up these plans.
  • Showing 1-15 of 325 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
  • 22
  • >>