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  1. Home Improvements That Require Permits

    Many home remodeling projects require permits, which the homeowner is responsible for. Here is a list of projects that may ...
  2. 6 Things That Spike Your Auto Insurance

    Several factors can cause your auto insurance to rise. Knowing what these are can help you find the best deal.
  3. 5 Best Countries For Starting And Owning A Small Business

    Singapore, New Zealand and Denmark are just some of the most business-friendly countries in the world.
  4. Is Premium Fuel Worth The Cost?

    Find out if paying extra for higher-octane gasoline is worth the extra price at the pump.
  5. RFID Credit Cards: Is Your Identity Safe?

    Smart cards may offer new ways for thieves to steal your identity.
  6. Could Third World Debt Relief Pay Off?

    Debt is as much a political tool as an economic one. Discover if wholesale debt forgiveness is the answer for developing ...
  7. How To File A Canadian Tax Return

    The process for filing a Canadian tax return is easy and streamlined. Here is the information you need to know before filing. ...
  8. Companies That Offer Unique Employee Discounts

    These companies offer employees great discounts and unique incentives you don't find with your average employer.
  9. What's Wrong With America's Education System?

    The U.S. spends the most in education, but its performance is merely average when compared to other leading nations.
  10. 5 Best-Selling Prescription Meds Of All Time

    Despite the patent cliff, big pharmaceuticals have managed to make billions off these blockbuster drugs.
  11. Celebs Who Give Free Advertising Through Word Of Mouth

    Social networking has allowed personal celebrity product endorsements to reach a broader audience than ever before.
  12. Wisest Business Decisions Made By Actors

    These stars know how to make money, both on and off the screen.
  13. How New Fuel Efficiency Standards Will Affect Americans

    While stringent, the new fuel efficiency standards will mean more for the average American than just less trips to the pump.
  14. Why The Same Goods Have Different Prices Around The World

    Some items like electronics and automobiles have vastly different prices in different countries. Here's a look at why.
  15. Female Entrepreneurs Who Overcame Hardship

    These three female entrepreneurs overcame difficult pasts to start and nurture their own businesses.
  16. Buying Followers On Social Media Sites

    "Follower sellers" create numerous fake accounts and program them to like or follow a certain page for a price.
  17. 5 Space Ventures We Might See In Our Lifetime

    While these technological innovations may seem far-fetched, there is a chance we could see them in our lifetime.
  18. Schools With The Most Successful Alumni

    These post-secondary institutions have produced many successful graduates.
  19. 3 Careers That Offer The Best Vacation Packages

    Jobs in education, government and the financial services industry offer the best vacation benefits.
  20. The High Cost Of Clutter

    Most of us are plagued by some form of clutter, but how much money does it cost us at home or in the workplace?
  21. Multiple-Term Presidents Who Switched VPs

    These presidents switched VPs halfway through their presidencies. Here are the reasons they did so and the effects the changes ...
  22. Appleton Rum Gets A New Owner With Big Plans

    Campari buys Appleton rum, moving it further into the spotlight as the investment choices available in the liquor business ...
  23. Remarkable Earnings Of Former U.S. Presidents

    Ex-presidents have the opportunity to earn huge money through book deals and public speaking. Yet some ex-presidents managed ...
  24. Are College Honor Societies Really Worth It?

    College honor societies may offer substantial benefits to members and alumni, but they are not the only way for you to achieve ...
  25. The Cost Of Starting A Food Truck

    The growing popularity of food trucks means that the costs of starting one up will only continue to rise.
  26. How Not Having Kids Can Help You Save For Retirement

    It's much easier to save for retirement when you choose not to have children.
  27. Tips For Transferring A House Title

    Transferring a house title can be complicated at times. Here are some guidelines to help you get through the process.
  28. Why You May Want To Think Twice About Renting Out Your Home

    Short-term renting is not for everyone. Significant risks to opening up your home to strangers may outweigh the inflow of ...
  29. Cross-Border Shopping: Bane Or Boon?

    Lower prices, better selection, lower sales tax rates and a strong Canadian dollar draw over 1.9 million Canadians over the ...
  30. Alternatives To Nursing Homes

    There are many other options for elderly care other than nursing homes. Here are some of the options available and the costs ...
  31. Bull Vs. Bear - Facebook May Not Have The Long-Term Value

    Investors are now reassessing the real growth potential of Facebook and that has led to some painful realizations about the ...
  32. Developing Nations With The Most Debt

    These emerging markets have the most debt of any others. How does this affect the world economy?
  33. 7 Ways To Build A Professional Network In School

    Having a network of people in the same profession as you can improve your career prospects. Here's how to build a professional ...
  34. Best Part-Time Jobs For College Students

    Here are some part-time jobs that you can fit around your classes. However, the best idea is to find something related to ...
  35. 5 College Scholarships You Could Qualify For

    Here are some scholarships that may be attainable for those of us who aren't star athletes or honors students.
  36. The Fallout Of The Apple Vs. Samsung Battle

    The patent battle between Samsung and Apple has wide-reaching implications for both companies.
  37. Why Curiosity Cost $2.5 Billion

    NASA's Rover, named curiosity, recently landed on Mars and cost Americans $2.5 billion. Was it worth the cost to taxpayers? ...
  38. The Future Of The Television Industry

    More and more consumers are choosing to avoid cable providers and find alternative TV viewing options.
  39. The Differences Between Bribery And Lobbying

    Critics of lobbying accuse the practice of being similar to bribery, but there are many differences.
  40. How The Federal Reserve Fights Recession

    Discover the steps that the Federal Reserve has taken to help save the economy.
  41. Bearish MACD Crossovers With A Positive Twist

    These stocks are exhibiting bearish crossovers in their MACD readings, indicating potential short-term weakness, but also ...
  42. The Cost Of Making An iPhone

    Apple is enjoying record profits, partly because the company pays its factory workers low wages.
  43. 5 Misconceptions About A Fiduciary

    Having knowledge of what a fiduciary is will not only impress your friends at a party, but it will also help you understand ...
  44. Alternatives To Layoffs

    Companies lay off employees during times of economic hardship, but there are other, less severe, ways to cut back on the ...
  45. Best States For Company Headquarters

    Texas, Florida, Virginia and Utah are considered to be some of the best states to do business in. Find out why.
  46. How The Auction Market Works

    Here's a look into the online auction market and how to get yourself the best value possible on sites like eBay and Quibids. ...
  47. The ROI Of Space Exploration

    NASA's return on investment can't be measured by only by what it gets back in capital. We'll look at what effect NASA spending ...
  48. How To Start Homeschooling Your Kids

    If you want to homeschool your child, there are financial, legal and educational factors that you must consider.
  49. Why Hollywood Makes Bad Movies

    It's often much more financially viable for film studios to make bad movies and unnecessary remakes than it is to make critically-acclaimed ...
  50. Why An Emergency Fund Is Important

    Emergency funds are vital in case you lose your job or perhaps have an expensive medical emergency, but why do so few people ...
Stock Analysis
  1. When are Beneficiaries of a Will Notified?

    Learn when the beneficiaries of a will must be notified, and understand how this requirement varies depending on whether ...
  2. Why Does Larry Page Pay Himself a $1 Salary?

    Google co-founder Larry Page continues to take an annual salary of only $1 as chief executive officer.
  3. What is Common Stock and Preferred Stock?

    Learn about the differences between common and preferred shares. Explore situations where preferred shares have more favorable ...
  4. Can CareCredit be Used for Family Members?

    Learn more about the available options that CareCredit offers to pay for out-of-pocket medical procedures with little to ...
  5. What is a Wash Sale?

    The Wash-Sale rule was established to forbid a loss deduction of a security sold.
  6. Were Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDO) Responsible for the 2008 Financial Crisis?

    Collateralized debt obligations are exotic financial instruments that can be difficult to understand, Learn the role they ...
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