Joseph A. Dallegro

Joseph A. Dallegro

Joe D’Allegro is a journalist and advertising copywriter living in the New York area. He has covered business and finance, automobiles and local interest stories for publications such as Institutional Investor, ConsumerSearch and the Jersey City Independent. His advertising work has been profiled in CBS News, The Huffington Post, and Adweek.

Joe is a graduate of Boston University, where he studied journalism and history. He can be followed on Twitter @joeofhappiness.

  1. The CPA Exam: What You Need To Know
    Investing Basics

    The CPA Exam: What You Need To Know

    Interested in becoming a certified public accountant? Here's what you need to know about the CPA exam.
  2. How To Become A CPA
    Investing Basics

    How To Become A CPA

    If you've ever wondered what it takes to earn the CPA designation, here's your answer. Be prepared for lots of studying and lots of testing.
  3. How To Get A Good Deal On A Used Car
    Investing Basics

    How To Get A Good Deal On A Used Car

    Why are prices quoted by dealers and private sellers so disparate? Read on to find out how to use that info to your benefit when buying a used car.
  4. How To Get The Best Deal When Buying/Selling A Car
    Investing Basics

    How To Get The Best Deal When Buying/Selling A Car

    If you're selling your car or buying one, here are several tips and tools to make sure your price is the right one.
  5. How Google's Self-Driving Car Will Change Everything
    Investing News

    How Google's Self-Driving Car Will Change Everything

    Self-driving vehicles are coming fast, and they’re going to radically change what it’s like to get from point A to point B, not to mention the town or city you live in.
  6. Just What Factors Into The Value Of Your Used Car?
    Investing Basics

    Just What Factors Into The Value Of Your Used Car?

    Just what should you pay for that used car? And how much should you get for your beater? With these web sites, those are easy questions to answer.
  7. Re-fracking
    Term

    Re-fracking

    Re-fracking is the practice of returning to older wells that had been fracked in the recent past to capitalize on newer, more effective extraction technology. Re-fracking can be effective on especially ...
  8. Comprehensive Automated Risk Data System (CARDS)
    Term

    Comprehensive Automated Risk Data System (CARDS)

    The Comprehensive Automated Risk Data System (CARDS) is an initiative by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to better oversee investment activity in the U.S. It is still in proposal form, ...
  9. Pension Risk Transfer
    Term

    Pension Risk Transfer

    When a defined benefit pension provider offloads some or all of the plan’s risk – e.g.: retirement payment liabilities to former employee beneficiaries. The plan sponsor can do this by offering ...
  10. Roll-Up Merger
    Term

    Roll-Up Merger

    A rollup (also known as a "roll up" or a "roll-up") is when when investors (often private equity firms) buy up companies in the same market and merge them together. Rollups combine ...
  11. Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
    Term

    Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

    These are consumer goods products that sell quickly at relatively low cost – items such as milk, gum, fruit and vegetables, toilet paper, soda, beer and over-the-counter drugs like aspirin. Nearly ...
  12. Why This Investment Will Remain A Boomer's Best Friend
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    Why This Investment Will Remain A Boomer's Best Friend

    The retirement of millions of Baby Boomers will come with many knock-on effects, but risk-averse investors can take solace in knowing that U.S. Treasury bonds are likely to remain strong and popular.
  13. Spoofing
    Term

    Spoofing

    A type of deception where an intruder attempts to gain unauthorized access to a user's system or information via pretending to be the user.