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. 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.
  2. If you need to ship titanic volumes of sundry products across sweeping distances, nothing's better than rail, where Union Pacific is a titan.
    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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. If you flown in an airplane, shopped for food or sat comfortably in a hot climate, you've probably used a United Technologies product.
    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.
  6. Africa's economic growth and growing stability has gotten the attention of adventurous investors. What kind of ETF or mutual fund options are available?
    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?
  7. These ETFs are an excellent place to start for any investor interested in betting on Latin America.
    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.
  8. With the addition of 'Bond King' Bill Gross, Janus is a changed firm. Here's what its fund lineup looks like now.
    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.
  9. Investing

    How Ryanair Makes Money

    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?
  10. Far from stagnant growth, crushing inflation or political instability, these Latin American nations deserve consideration for your investment dollars.
    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.
  11. Options & Futures

    How The Price Of Stock Futures Is Calculated

    Any derivative that exists can be securitized into a future, though of course most investors deal with the stock variety. Here's how they're priced.
  12. Janus Capital's history now has two distinct eras: Before Gross and After Gross. Here's a look at the new Janus and its entry into the ETF marketplace.
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    What Bill Gross's Arrival Means To Janus Capital

    Janus Capital's history now has two distinct eras: Before Gross and After Gross. Here's a look at the new Janus and its entry into the ETF marketplace.
  13. Venezuela has more oil than anyone, and Brazil and Argentina have lots going for them, too, so why can't they get out of their own way economically?
    Economics

    Where NOT To Invest in Latin America

    Venezuela has more oil than anyone, and Brazil and Argentina have lots going for them, too, so why can't they get out of their own way economically?
  14. Amgen produces relatively few drugs, but that's doesn't mean it's any less essential or profitable. Here's a look at the $120B company.
    Stock Analysis

    How Amgen Makes Billions On Just A Few Drugs

    Amgen produces relatively few drugs, but that's doesn't mean it's any less essential or profitable. Here's a look at the $120B company.
  15. Taking a break from how their ubiquitous smartphones stack up, investopedia takes a look at the similarities and difference between Apple and Samsung.
    Stock Analysis

    How Apple And Samsung Compare ... And Coexist

    Taking a break from how their ubiquitous smartphones stack up, investopedia takes a look at the similarities and difference between Apple and Samsung.
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