Greg McFarlane

Greg McFarlane

Greg McFarlane is the co-founder of Control Your Cash, a personal finance website for people who want "results, not coddling." He's also the author of its companion book, Control Your Cash: Making Money Make Sense, a full personal finance primer in one volume. Greg has been with Investopedia for three years and also writes for several tourism and general interest magazines. Originally from Vancouver, Greg splits his time among Las Vegas, Costa Rica and Maui with his wife and three cats.

The opinions expressed are his own.

  • Showing 1-15 of 200 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
  • 14
  • >>
  1. Stock Analysis

    How CVS Grew Into a Drugstore Giant

    Want proof that brick-and-mortar businesses aren't dead? Just look at this company.
  2. Economics

    America's Most Notorious Corporate Criminals

    Learn about the crimes and punishments of some of the most infamous convicted white-collar crooks.
  3. Economics

    The Economic Impact of Better US-Cuba Relations

    We examine what the normalization of relations between the US and Cuba will mean for the two countries' economies.
  4. Investing News

    Cuba's Economy: Nowhere To Go But Up

    With relations improving between Cuba and America, here's a quick look at the island nation's slowly transforming economy.
  5. Professionals

    Who Needs A Financial Advisor? These Professionals

    A thief once said he preferred banks because "that's where the money is." Similarly, financial advisors focus on these professions for news clients.
  6. Stock Analysis

    Strange Bedfellows Or Archrivals? Southwest vs Jet Blue

    Shareholders will continue to be drawn by Southwest’s and JetBlue’s proven business models.
  7. Stock Analysis

    How Union Pacific Makes Its Money

    If you need to ship titanic volumes of sundry products across sweeping distances, nothing's better than rail, where Union Pacific is a titan.
  8. Options & Futures

    Futures Quotes Explained The "Easy" Way

    If there’s a security whose price fluctuates, there can theoretically be a futures marketplace for it.
  9. Stock Analysis

    ConocoPhillips's Well-Oiled Profit Machine

    By focusing on upstream production and farming out subsequent links in the chain, ConocoPhillips maximizes profits in a very capital-intensive industry.
  10. Stock Analysis

    A United Technologies Product: Always Closeby

    If you flown in an airplane, shopped for food or sat comfortably in a hot climate, you've probably used a United Technologies product.
  11. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Destination Africa: These Funds Offer Easy Access

    Africa's economic growth and growing stability has gotten the attention of adventurous investors. What kind of ETF or mutual fund options are available?
  12. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Interested In Latin America? Eye These ETFs

    These ETFs are an excellent place to start for any investor interested in betting on Latin America.
  13. Investing Basics

    How Does Janus's Fund Lineup Look Now?

    With the addition of 'Bond King' Bill Gross, Janus is a changed firm. Here's what its fund lineup looks like now.
  14. Investing

    Why Is Ryanair So Cheap?

    Ryanair is Europe's (in)famous low-cost airline. So how do they make money when they sometimes charge as little as $15 for a flight?
  15. Economics

    The Best 4 Places To Invest In Latin America

    Far from stagnant growth, crushing inflation or political instability, these Latin American nations deserve consideration for your investment dollars.
  • Showing 1-15 of 200 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
  • 14
  • >>