Amy Fontinelle

  1. Bioequivalence
    Term

    Bioequivalence

    A similarity between two drugs meaning that they both have the same effect on the patient.
  2. Clinical Trials
    Term

    Clinical Trials

    A study of human volunteers that evaluates the safety and efficacy of a medical treatment.
  3. 6 Ways To Fund A College Education
    Budgeting

    6 Ways To Fund A College Education

    You can go to college without going broke, but it may take an unconventional approach.
  4. Purchasing A Short-Sale Property
    Home & Auto

    Purchasing A Short-Sale Property

    If you are looking for a good deal and have time to wait, a short-sale house may be for you.
  5. How To Start Your Own Private Foundation
    Personal Finance

    How To Start Your Own Private Foundation

    Private foundations can be time consuming and expensive to set up and operate.
  6. Understanding Mortgage Impound Accounts
    Home & Auto

    Understanding Mortgage Impound Accounts

    Home buyers with low down payments may get stuck with higher mortgage payments. Find out what you get for the extra money.
  7. Do You Need A Home Inspection?
    Home & Auto

    Do You Need A Home Inspection?

    This step is important when purchasing a property because it may save you thousands.
  8. 5 Ways To Control Emotional Spending
    Budgeting

    5 Ways To Control Emotional Spending

    Follow these five simple steps to keep your spending under control.
  9. Have The Right Condo Insurance?
    Insurance

    Have The Right Condo Insurance?

    How well does your condo's master-insurance policy protect you? Here's why you'll probably need separate insurance for your own unit and possessions.
  10. 12 Steps To Closing A Real Estate Deal
    Home & Auto

    12 Steps To Closing A Real Estate Deal

    A long list of things needs to happen before a home becomes yours. Find out what to expect.
  11. 9 Things You Need To Know About Homeowners' Associations
    Home & Auto

    9 Things You Need To Know About Homeowners' Associations

    Restrictive rules and high fees are just some of the things to watch out for before joining an HOA.
  12. Understanding Lender-Required Flood Insurance
    Home & Auto

    Understanding Lender-Required Flood Insurance

    Having to buy flood insurance shouldn't be a surprise. Find out what you need to know when purchasing or refinancing a house.
  13. Identity Theft Protection Services: Worth Having?
    Personal Finance

    Identity Theft Protection Services: Worth Having?

    A detailed review of what you get from American's leading identity theft protection agencies. Start here before deciding whether you need this coverage.
  14. What's a Quarter?
    Investing Basics

    What's a Quarter?

    A quarter, often abbreviated “Q,” is a consecutive three-month period that a company uses to report its earnings and dividends.
  15. How the Acid Test Helps You
    Investing Basics

    How the Acid Test Helps You

    The acid test measures a company’s short-term liquidity.
  16. It's Raining Lawsuits: Do You Need An Umbrella Policy?
    Home & Auto

    It's Raining Lawsuits: Do You Need An Umbrella Policy?

    This type of insurance protects your assets and future wages against lawsuits. Find out if it might benefit you.
  17. Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers
    Home & Auto

    Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  18. Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes
    Home & Auto

    Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    These common mistakes occur when you allow your emotions to take over.
  19. Playing Hardball When Selling Your Home
    Home & Auto

    Playing Hardball When Selling Your Home

    Using these strategies will help you get more cash when selling your house.
  20. The Unique Advantages Of VA Mortgages
    Home & Auto

    The Unique Advantages Of VA Mortgages

    Find out how being a veteran can save you money on your mortgage.
  21. Home Loans For Disaster Recovery
    Credit & Loans

    Home Loans For Disaster Recovery

    There are numerous government programs available for people who need financial help recovering from a household disaster.
  22. Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes
    Home & Auto

    Top 8 House-Hunting Mistakes

    Searching for a house is a pressure filled task filled with quick decisions which could affect your financial future. Here are 8 common mistakes made by house-hunters.
  23. Identity Theft: How Much Should You Worry?
    Personal Finance

    Identity Theft: How Much Should You Worry?

    Identity fraud cost $18 billion last year. But are enough Americans victimized – with big enough losses – that it's worth buying protection?
  24. Charles Koch
    Term

    Charles Koch

    Charles Koch is the multibillionaire chairman and CEO of Koch Supply and Trading and co-owns Koch Industries with his brother, David. Forbes named Charles Koch the world’s 6th wealthiest billionaire ...
  25. Business Broker
    Term

    Business Broker

    A professional who specializes in the purchase and sale of companies. Business brokers help individuals and businesses who want to buy or sell a business. A business broker might specialize in selling ...
  26. Marissa Mayer
    Term

    Marissa Mayer

    Marissa Mayer, best known for unexpectedly being named CEO of Yahoo in 2012, was born in 1975 in Wausau, Wisc. She attended Stanford, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in symbolic systems and ...
  27. Michael Bloomberg
    Term

    Michael Bloomberg

    Michael Bloomberg is one of the wealthiest persons in the world with an estimated net worth of $34.8 billion in 2014 according to Forbes.
  28. Free Application For Federal Student Aid - FAFSA
    Term

    Free Application For Federal Student Aid - FAFSA

    The form that must be completed in order to qualify for any type of governmental financial aid for higher education, such as Pell Grants or PLUS loans.
  29. Student Debt
    Term

    Student Debt

    Money owed on a loan taken out to pay for educational expenses. Student debt makes it possible for individuals to earn undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees that would otherwise be financially ...
  30. Mark Zuckerberg
    Term

    Mark Zuckerberg

    Self-taught computer programmer and self-made multi-billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook, which he founded from his dorm room in 2004.
  31. Sergey Brin
    Term

    Sergey Brin

    Sergey Brin is best known as the co-founder of Google.
  32. Amancio Ortega
    Term

    Amancio Ortega

    Spaniard Amancio Ortega founded the world’s largest fashion clothing retailer, Zara, in 1975 and saw it grow to 1,500 stores in 70 countries by 2012. Born in 1936, he started delivering shirts at ...
  33. Filling Out The W-9 Form
    Taxes

    Filling Out The W-9 Form

    Freelancers and independent contractors have to give a W-9 to their clients – and you might need to provide one for other transactions. Here's what to do.
  34. The Purpose Of The W-9 Form
    Taxes

    The Purpose Of The W-9 Form

    The W-9 form provides key data your clients need if you're an independent contractor. Just be sure you're not really an employee who should fill out a W-4.
  35. David Koch
    Term

    David Koch

    David Koch is co-owner of Koch Industries with his older brother Charles, and one of the wealthiest billionaires in the world.
  36. Christy Walton
    Term

    Christy Walton

    Christy Walton is one of the world’s wealthiest people, with an estimated net worth of $37.7 billion as of 2014 making her the world’s wealthiest woman.
  37. Sheldon Aldeson
    Term

    Sheldon Aldeson

    Sheldon Aldeson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp., is one of the world's wealthiest people with an estimated net worth of $37.9 billion in 2014.
  38. Eligible Transfer
    Term

    Eligible Transfer

    An IRS-allowed movement of assets into or out of an individual retirement account and into another type of qualifying account.
  39. Succession Planning
    Term

    Succession Planning

    A strategy for passing each key leadership role within a company to someone else so that the company continues to operate after the leader moves on.
  40. Are You An Entrepreneur?
    Entrepreneurship

    Are You An Entrepreneur?

    Many people want to start a business, but not everyone has what it takes to succeed.
  41. The Purpose Of 1099 Forms
    Taxes

    The Purpose Of 1099 Forms

    The need for 1099 forms and why you must track the income reported on them. If you don't, the IRS will find it anyway and go after you – a costly mistake.
  42. Filling Out 1099 Forms
    Taxes

    Filling Out 1099 Forms

    There are many different 1099 forms for different types of non-employee compensation. We explain the differences among them, with tips on filling one out.
  43. Société Anonyme
    Term

    Société Anonyme

    A French term for a public limited company, abbreviated S.A.
  44. Reinsurer
    Term

    Reinsurer

    A company that provides financial protection to insurance companies.
  45. Liquefaction
    Term

    Liquefaction

    A loss of stability and strength in water-saturated soil due to violent ground movements caused by earthquakes or by explosions such as construction blasts.
  46. Jeff Bezos
    Term

    Jeff Bezos

    Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is famous for founding online retail giant Amazon.com.
  47. An Introduction To The CMA Designation
    Professionals

    An Introduction To The CMA Designation

    Learn what the Certified Management Accountant designation is, how to get it and what it can do for your accounting career.
  48. Jim Walton
    Term

    Jim Walton

    Jim Walton is the third and youngest son of Walmart founder Sam Walton.
  49. Business Exit Strategy
    Term

    Business Exit Strategy

    An entrepreneur's strategic plan to sell his or her investment in a company he or she founded.
  50. When, Why And How To File A Complaint With The CFPB
    Credit & Loans

    When, Why And How To File A Complaint With The CFPB

    When the employees you interact with at your bank, credit card company, mortgage lender or other financial institution seem incapable of or unwilling to resolve your complaint, the Consumer Financial Protection ...