1. Will You Break Even On Your Home?
    Budgeting

    Will You Break Even On Your Home?

    Calculate how much your property will need to appreciate to cover the costs of owning it.
  2. What The National Debt Means To You
    Economics

    What The National Debt Means To You

    The U.S. deficit seems to grow every year. But how does it actually affect you?
  3. 5 Resources To Learn To Retire Rich
    Savings

    5 Resources To Learn To Retire Rich

    Find out what you need to know to plan for retirement, and which resources do the best job of showing the way.
  4. There Are More Ways To Invest In Land Than You Think
    Investing

    There Are More Ways To Invest In Land Than You Think

    You don't have to have a huge amount of capital to invest in land. You have many other options, including land-related ETFs and ETNs.
  5. The SEC’s EDGAR System: Use It Fearlessly!
    Investing Basics

    The SEC’s EDGAR System: Use It Fearlessly!

    Navigate the SEC's EDGAR database system without fear.
  6. Bitcoin Innovations And Obstacles
    Investing News

    Bitcoin Innovations And Obstacles

    Investopedia explains the development of the Bitcoin digital currency system and the risks associated with using and investing in it.
  7. The Optimal Use Of Financial Leverage In A Corporate Capital ...
    Investing Basics

    The Optimal Use Of Financial Leverage In A Corporate Capital ...

    The amount of debt and equity that makes up a company's capital structure has many risk and return implications.
  8. Why Forward Contracts Are The Foundation Of All Derivatives
    Options & Futures

    Why Forward Contracts Are The Foundation Of All Derivatives

    This article expands on the complex structure of derivatives by explaining how an investor can assess interest rate parity and implement covered interest arbitrage by using a currency forward contract ...
  9. Understanding And Playing The Dow Jones Industrial Average
    Investing Basics

    Understanding And Playing The Dow Jones Industrial Average

    Learn strategies for investing in this price-weighted index and how to interpret its movements.
  10. Warding Off Hostile Takeovers
    Investing Basics

    Warding Off Hostile Takeovers

    The purpose of this article is to provide a general overview of hostile corporate takeovers, while highlighting a general course of action against such activity. This article provides basic information ...
  11. Active Investment Management Misses The Mark
    Investing Basics

    Active Investment Management Misses The Mark

    Active investment management offers little advantage in the secondary capital markets.
  12. The Link Between The Fed, Money, Debt And Taxes
    Economics

    The Link Between The Fed, Money, Debt And Taxes

    Assets on the Fed's balance sheet, money supply level, national debt level and economic production should be maintained in equilibrium.
  13. Active Management: Is It Working For You?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Active Management: Is It Working For You?

    There are guidelines to be followed when comparing an actively-managed investment strategy with a benchmark.
  14. Risks To Consider Before Investing In Bonds
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    Risks To Consider Before Investing In Bonds

    Make sure you understand the risks associated with bonds before making an investment decision.
  15. When Owning Your Home Doesn't Pay
    Home & Auto

    When Owning Your Home Doesn't Pay

    You may think it's better to own than rent, but there are many overlooked costs that could change your mind.
  16. 8 Inventions That Made Our Lives Easier
    Personal Finance

    8 Inventions That Made Our Lives Easier

    These inventions in the fields of finance, healthcare, technology, food and energy have greatly improved our standard of living.
  17. How To Occupy Wall Street With A Main-Street Agenda
    Personal Finance

    How To Occupy Wall Street With A Main-Street Agenda

    Occupy Wall Street is hoping for change, but what needs to be done to improve the U.S. financial system? Here are some examples.
  18. 6 Problems With 401k Plans
    Retirement

    6 Problems With 401k Plans

    If you pay attention to the problems here, you will be able to avoid the negative effects and meet your retirement goals.
  19. Redefining Investor Risk
    Investing Basics

    Redefining Investor Risk

    Changing the way you think about time and risk can change the way you invest.
  20. The Defined-Benefit Plan's Many Problems
    Retirement

    The Defined-Benefit Plan's Many Problems

    The shift in retirement plan schemes - from defined benefit plans to defined contribution plans - raises some important issues.
  21. Which Mutual Fund Style Index Is For You?
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Which Mutual Fund Style Index Is For You?

    The Russell Investments and MSCI Barra style classification systems can help you pick the right mutual fund - if you know how they work.
  22. Financial Statement Manipulation An Ever-Present Problem ...
    Markets

    Financial Statement Manipulation An Ever-Present Problem ...

    The SEC has taken steps to eliminate this type of corporate fraud, but it remains a real risk for investors.
  23. A Simplified Approach To Calculating Volatility
    Forex Education

    A Simplified Approach To Calculating Volatility

    Though most investors use standard deviation to determine volatility, there's an easier and more accurate way of doing it.