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.

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  1. Why Cisco Systems Is Virtually Unavoidable
    Stock Analysis

    Why Cisco Systems Is Virtually Unavoidable

    Chances are you've used a Cisco Systems product today and you don't even know it. Here's how.
  2. How To Profit From The
    Technical Indicators

    How To Profit From The "Night and Day" Aroon Oscillator

    “Aroon” is a Sanskrit word loosely translated as the transition from night to day, appropriate for a measure that attempts to determine when a trend is about to develop into something of substance.
  3. How Nasdaq Continues To Innovate
    Stock Analysis

    How Nasdaq Continues To Innovate

    For centuries, a stock market was a physical arena where buyers and sellers traded shares. Then the NASDAQ opened and changed everything.
  4. This Company Is As Unavoidable As It Is Unloved
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    This Company Is As Unavoidable As It Is Unloved

    It used to be that just two things in life were unavoidable: death and taxes. But with its purchase of rival Time Warner Cable Inc., one should consider adding communications and entertainment giant Comcast ...
  5. How Merck Found Its Way Into Millions Of Medicine Cabinets
    Investing News

    How Merck Found Its Way Into Millions Of Medicine Cabinets

    With over $40 billion in revenue from pharmaceutical sales, there's a good chance that you'll be very grateful for one of Merck & Co.'s drugs some day.
  6. 10 Canadian Oil Companies Worth Your Attention
    Stock Analysis

    10 Canadian Oil Companies Worth Your Attention

    Tapping Canada's vast natural resources requires a host of local oil and gas exploration and production companies. Here's an overview.
  7. Forget Opec, This Is What Sets The Price Of Oil
    Economics

    Forget Opec, This Is What Sets The Price Of Oil

    When all the factors that could affect the price of oil are considered, the most influential remain supply and demand.
  8. TransCanada Sits In Oil Pipeline Catbird Seat
    Economics

    TransCanada Sits In Oil Pipeline Catbird Seat

    TransCanada stands to win no matter what happens to the Keystone XL Pipeline. Approved? Send oil to a thirsty America. Shot down? Send it west to tankers.
  9. Where To Put Your Cash: Call Deposit Vs Time Deposit Accounts
    Savings

    Where To Put Your Cash: Call Deposit Vs Time Deposit Accounts

    Time deposit accounts and call deposit accounts allow customers to earn higher interest in exchange for less access to their cash.
  10. Understanding Value: Donald Trump & His Net Worth
    Economics

    Understanding Value: Donald Trump & His Net Worth

    Having your dad bankroll your first big project is more than a simple leg up. But what Donald Trump did from there is far more than a silver spoon story.
  11. S&P 500 ETFs: What Every Investor Should Know
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    S&P 500 ETFs: What Every Investor Should Know

    Before you invest in that SPDR S&P 500 ETF (or any other ETF based on that index) here are a few things to consider.
  12. The S&P 500: The Index You Need To Know
    Economics

    The S&P 500: The Index You Need To Know

    Just how are companies added to and dropped from the S&P 500, and how is its value calculated? Curious? Read on.
  13. Curious About Stock Index Futures? Read This First
    Options & Futures

    Curious About Stock Index Futures? Read This First

    You've mastered investing in individual stocks...now what? If you like a challenge, consider stock index futures. Just be careful.
  14. Use The Percentage Price Oscillator: The
    Investing

    Use The Percentage Price Oscillator: The "Elegant Indicator" ...

    Technical analysis is basically an attempt to disprove the credo that "Past performance is not indicative of future results." The percentage price oscillator, which measures momentum, is among the more ...
  15. A Look At Berkshire Hathaway's Many Components
    Stock Analysis

    A Look At Berkshire Hathaway's Many Components

    Berkshire Hathaway has 59 wholly owned subsidiaries and owns big stakes in several huge companies. Just how do those pieces fit together?
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