Eric Fontinelle

  1. ETF Tracking Errors: Protect Your Returns
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    ETF Tracking Errors: Protect Your Returns

    Tracking errors tend to be small, but they can still adversely affect your returns. Learn how to protect against them.
  2. Budgeting For A Recession
    Budgeting

    Budgeting For A Recession

    A recession can be tough on your finances, but by planning ahead you can increase your financial resiliency.
  3. What Google's Pending Deal Means To You
    Personal Finance

    What Google's Pending Deal Means To You

    Google’s most recent deal bulks up defenses against Android patent infringement claims, and opens opportunities to operate as a dominant integrated smartphone vendor.
  4. Summer's Hottest Upcoming IPOs
    Investing

    Summer's Hottest Upcoming IPOs

    Investors will be keeping a close eye on these new prospects, especially the social media companies.
  5. 6 Companies Raising Dividends
    Investing

    6 Companies Raising Dividends

    Adding these companies to your portfolio will mean an increase in your dividend check.
  6. Millionaire Credit Cards: What's In Their Wallets?
    Credit & Loans

    Millionaire Credit Cards: What's In Their Wallets?

    Elite level credit cards come with their own perks - and costs.
  7. The 4 Safest Investments Right Now
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    The 4 Safest Investments Right Now

    If you have money that you can't lose, these options are a low-risk solution to preserving principal.
  8. 5 Bank Fees You May Not Know About
    Credit & Loans

    5 Bank Fees You May Not Know About

    Banking regulations have recently changed and fees are following suit.
  9. Social Media Companies - How Big Are They?
    Personal Finance

    Social Media Companies - How Big Are They?

    Social media companies are valued at levels that rival McDonald's and GM - but should they be?
  10. How The Japanese Crisis Affects The US
    Markets

    How The Japanese Crisis Affects The US

    If long-term economic disruptions arise in Japan, they can be expected to have noticeable effects on the U.S. economy. Find out why.
  11. How To Open And Access An Offshore Bank Account
    Savings

    How To Open And Access An Offshore Bank Account

    You don't have to be a master criminal or billionaire to open an offshore bank account. This article will walk you through the process.
  12. The Economic Reasons Behind Nuclear Power
    Investing

    The Economic Reasons Behind Nuclear Power

    Despite the risks, investments in nuclear energy can pay off in the form of energy independence.
  13. Top 5 Oil-Producing Countries In 2011
    Markets

    Top 5 Oil-Producing Countries In 2011

    The recent spike in the price of oil has once again drawn our attention to the importance of a ready supply of oil to our modern economy.
  14. The Most Profitable Investing Trends Right Now
    Markets

    The Most Profitable Investing Trends Right Now

    Most often, the largest investment gains result from spotting trends early. Find out what current investment trends are offering the highest returns.
  15. 3 Investments On The Rise In 2011
    Active Trading

    3 Investments On The Rise In 2011

    These investments offer more precise bets on the market, reduced fees and greater diversification to investors.
  16. 5 Basic Things To Know About Bonds
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    5 Basic Things To Know About Bonds

    Learn these basic terms to breakdown this seemingly complex investment area.
  17. The Post-Meltdown Economy: Will Historical Averages Return?
    Credit & Loans

    The Post-Meltdown Economy: Will Historical Averages Return?

    Due to the distortion of the real estate bubble, the old averages for unemployment, home values and inflation may never again apply.
  18. 5 Must Read Finance Books
    Personal Finance

    5 Must Read Finance Books

    We'll look at 5 financial books that are perennial favorites and what has made them so popular.
  19. HYIPs: The Newest Investment Scam
    Credit & Loans

    HYIPs: The Newest Investment Scam

    Find out how to spot this kind of scam so you don't lose your hard-earned money.
  20. How Big Corporations Avoid Big Tax Bills
    Taxes

    How Big Corporations Avoid Big Tax Bills

    How do companies manage to pay such low taxes? Just look at Google's 2.4% tax rate.
  21. Breaking Through The Middle Class
    Personal Finance

    Breaking Through The Middle Class

    While there is no easy way to the top, understanding some basic economics will help you you move up the economic ladder.
  22. 5 Company Names That Could Damage Your Resume
    Professionals

    5 Company Names That Could Damage Your Resume

    These companies have a negative aura around their names that may be detrimental to your application.
  23. The Pros And Cons Of Price Wars
    Personal Finance

    The Pros And Cons Of Price Wars

    Cheaper prices for the customer may seem great, but aggressive price cutting has a downside.
  24. Low Interest Rates: Where You Should And Shouldn't Invest
    Credit & Loans

    Low Interest Rates: Where You Should And Shouldn't Invest

    Learn how low interest rates affect stock prices and how you should invest in low-rate times.
  25. 6 Recession IPOs Worth Watching
    Investing

    6 Recession IPOs Worth Watching

    IPO activity during a recession is often quiet, but these six companies have been making some noise.
  26. From The Peak: A Payscale Comparison
    Professionals

    From The Peak: A Payscale Comparison

    Are financial workers making more or less since the 2007 boom?
  27. 5 New ETFs You've Never Heard Of
    Personal Finance

    5 New ETFs You've Never Heard Of

    There are ETFs that cover China-specific sectors, lithium, the IPO market and much more.
  28. Top States For Investment Bankers
    Professionals

    Top States For Investment Bankers

    We look at cost of living, tax rates and opportunity to find the best places in the U.S. for investment bankers.
  29. Will iPhone 4 Send Apple Stock Soaring?
    Markets

    Will iPhone 4 Send Apple Stock Soaring?

    Delve into how previous iPhone releases affected Apple stock for some hints on what might happen this time around.
  30. Microsoft: By The Numbers
    Personal Finance

    Microsoft: By The Numbers

    We take a look back at this company's past and present numbers to see what they can tell us about its future.
  31. Percentage Budgeting For Seniors: Are You On Track?
    Savings

    Percentage Budgeting For Seniors: Are You On Track?

    Retirement should be a time to relax and enjoy your golden years, but it's equally important to carefully manage your finances.
  32. Why You Never Hear From Your Financial Planner
    Professionals

    Why You Never Hear From Your Financial Planner

    If your financial planner is calling you too often, something might be wrong.
  33. The Most Expensive Oil Spills
    Investing

    The Most Expensive Oil Spills

    The only way to estimate the damage of the BP oil spill is to look at what past cleanups have cost.
  34. Outliving Your Retirement Savings
    Retirement

    Outliving Your Retirement Savings

    Find out how this worst-case scenario can happen, and what you can do if it happens to you.
  35. The SEC Is Watching: New Reporting Standards
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    The SEC Is Watching: New Reporting Standards

    The SEC recently proposed new rules for large traders. Does this tracking protect investors and the market, or is the SEC getting too involved?
  36. Jobs Affected By Healthcare Reform
    Brokers

    Jobs Affected By Healthcare Reform

    These careers may get a boost from the new healthcare bill - and some may get hurt by it.
  37. 6 Investment Styles: Which Fits You?
    Brokers

    6 Investment Styles: Which Fits You?

    How you invest is just as important as what you buy. Find out which style is right for you, and how to follow it.
  38. McDonald's: A History Of Innovation
    Budgeting

    McDonald's: A History Of Innovation

    This company opened its first franchise on April 15 55 years ago. Without it, fast food just wouldn't be the same.
  39. China Vs. The U.S.: A Race To The Top
    Economics

    China Vs. The U.S.: A Race To The Top

    Wherever China does not have the lead already, it has embarked on virtually unprecedented efforts to get there.
  40. Top 9 Benefits Of A 403(b) Plan
    Retirement

    Top 9 Benefits Of A 403(b) Plan

    Find out how the 403(b) plan helps employees of nonprofit entities meet their retirement goals.
  41. Counterintuitive Management Strategies That Work
    Entrepreneurship

    Counterintuitive Management Strategies That Work

    Traditional ideas are falling by the wayside, and being replaced by flexible arrangements and a results-oriented approach.
  42. Bank Regulations: Good Or Bad?
    Personal Finance

    Bank Regulations: Good Or Bad?

    Big investors are calling for more regulations, while others are up in arms at the ideas. So who's right?
  43. One World, One Currency: Could It Work?
    Forex Education

    One World, One Currency: Could It Work?

    This idea has been debated for decades, but could it really work? Which countries would benefit? What are the downfalls? How would supply and printing factor in?
  44. 7 Ways Climate Change Affects Companies
    Personal Finance

    7 Ways Climate Change Affects Companies

    The SEC is now asking companies to report their climate impact in their books. Find out how this factor can affect a company's profitability
  45. Cost-Benefit Analysis: The Key To Your Financial Life
    Personal Finance

    Cost-Benefit Analysis: The Key To Your Financial Life

    Using cost-benefit analysis can leave you with a lot more money in your wallet without a decline in your standard of living.
  46. Buffett's Biggest Mistakes
    Active Trading

    Buffett's Biggest Mistakes

    This investment guru is still human, and his biggest investing blunders prove it. Find out where he went wrong, and what you can learn from his mistakes.
  47. Is Your 401(k) Being Mismanaged?
    Retirement

    Is Your 401(k) Being Mismanaged?

    401(k) plans managed by the wrong people can be hazardous to your future!
  48. How To Get The Best Price On A New Car
    Personal Finance

    How To Get The Best Price On A New Car

    Find out tips that'll save the haggling and get you the best price on a new car.