Budgeting & Savings

  1. Tit For Tat

    A game-theory mechanism which is subject to a payoff matrix similar to that of a prisoner's dilemma. Tit for tat was introduced ...
  2. Swingline Loan

    A loan that grants institutions access to large amounts of cash in order to cover possible shortfalls from other debt commitments. ...
  3. Current Account, Savings Account (CASA)

    CASA accounts are most prominent in middle and southeast Asia, and are an attempt to combine savings and checking accounts ...
  4. Revolving Credit

    A line of credit where the customer pays a commitment fee and is then allowed to use the funds when they are needed. It is ...
  5. Savings

    According to Keynesian economics, the amount left over when the cost of a person's consumer expenditure is subtracted from ...
  6. Overdraft

    An extension of credit from a lending institution when an account reaches zero. An overdraft allows the individual to continue ...
  7. Learning Curve

    A concept that describes how new skills or knowledge can be quickly acquired initially, but subsequent learning becomes much ...
  8. Should Retirees Buy or Lease Cars?

    To buy or lease – that is the question. For retirees, access to safer cars, comprehensive warranties and tax deductions may ...
  9. Tesla Will Make Lower-Cost Model S Sedan (TSLA)

    The company said the new Model S version, to be called the 60, will be priced at around $66,000 and have a distance range ...
  10. Summer Vacation Destinations: Which are Cheapest?

    Open-minded about where you'll vacation this summer, but want to fly somewhere fun? Check out these airfare deals.
  11. Is Amazon Taking Other Retailers' Shares? (AMZN, BBY)

    Learn about the growing market share of e-commerce in U.S. retail sales. See how Amazon's dominance of the e-commerce market ...
  12. Hertz Stock Soars After Carl Icahn Boosts Stake (HTZ)

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has increased his stake in Hertz sending the shares to new highs Tuesday and retail investors ...
  13. Tesla Stock Climbs On Comments By Billionaire Ron Baron (TSLA)

    Given Baron's top-20 ranking among the largest Tesla shareholders, he wants to be right.
  14. Tesla Will Beat Auto Rivals: Billionaire Ron Baron (TSLA)

    Billionaire investor Ron Baron reposed faith in the electric car maker and said it could become one of the largest car companies ...
  15. General Motors Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (GM)

    General Motors will send its dividend payment on June 23 to shareholders of record as of June 10.
  16. Best Buy CEO Sells 44% of His Shares (BBY)

    According to a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, CEO Hubert Joly sold 398,000 shares at an average ...
  17. The 5 Best Cars for Retirees

    Remember the old "boat" that granddads used to drive? Things have changed: Witness this list of smaller, safer SUV, sedan ...
  18. Baidu Stock Climbs On Reports of Driverless Cars (BIDU, GOOGL)

    China's leading search engine is reportedly developing its own autonomous car for mass production in five years.
  19. U.S. Consumer Spending Weak Despite Low Gas Prices (M)

    Find out why American consumers are spending less and saving more, and why that might actually be a good thing for the whole ...
  20. Down Payment

    A down payment is an initial cash payment on an expensive good.
  21. Why the Saudi Investment Fund Put $3.5B Into Uber

    Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund was originally set up to develop the country and invest in local projects. Why did ...
  22. Wal-Mart Teams with Uber, Lyft to Deliver Groceries (WMT)

    The retail giant is partnering with Uber and Lyft in a pilot program that is expected to challenge Amazon.
  23. Auto Loans the Next Subprime: Jamie Dimon (JPM)

    JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon issues a prescient warning over stress in the auto loan market to investors in New York.
  24. Retirees and Cars: New or Used?

    You have to consider more than just the purchase price: Insurance, the warranty, resale value and how much you plan to drive ...
  25. Tesla Stock Initiated With $300 Price Target (TSLA)

    Tesla shares are racing higher Friday, thanks to the $300 price target initiated by analysts at Stern Agee.
  26. Volkswagen, Other Car Makers Look to Sharing to Boost Sales

    Volkswagen and other car makers are getting into the car sharing market as a way to boost revenue. This comes amid a decline ...
  27. May Auto Sales Slump

    U.S. sales of cars and trucks slumped in May, prompting fears shares of the stocks could also decline. Less selling days ...
  28. Ford's May Auto Sales Disappoint (F)

    The auto giant said it sold 235,997 vehicles in May, marking a 6% decline year-over-year and missing analysts' estimates. ...
  29. How the Future of Driverless Trucks Will Disrupt the Global Economy (DDAIF, VLKAY)

    A successful cross-border trip of a convoy of self-driving trucks across Europe gives insight to a future of autonomous vehicles ...
  30. Coverdell ESAs: What Advisors Need to Know

    Coverdell ESAs still trail 529 plans in popularity by a wide margin due to their low contribution limits. But these accounts ...
  31. Budget-Friendly Summer Fun

    Keep the kids out of your hair and wallet by saving on summer camps, sports leagues, day trips and more.
  32. Help! My Unemployment Benefits Are Running Out

    Don't wait for your unemployment insurance to expire before planning what to do if you haven't found a new job yet.
  33. How to Avoid Common Middle-Class Money Traps

    Spending is inevitable, but by budgeting carefully, families can enjoy financial security while dodging unnecessary stress ...
  34. Save Money on Summer Bills

    From lawn care to summer fairs, expenses can skyrocket if you're not paying attention.
  35. New Zealand Government Projects Budget Surplus

    New Zealand's current budget surplus will be used for debt repayment and policies to shore up the economic growth.
  36. Is Your Loyalty Paying Off?

    Not always. But here is the way to make the best of an increasingly shrinking rewards universe.
  37. Money Market Accounts with the Highest Interest Rates

    Money market savings accounts can offer higher interest rates than regular or even high-yield bank savings accounts – and ...
  38. Should You Buy a Certified Used Car?

    A certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicle can bring peace of mind, but is it right for you? Here are some factors to consider.
  39. Top 5 Luxury Car Features That Are Over the Top

    Automakers are thinking up and designing ever more ingenious add-ons to entice buyers to ante up. But are the latest cool ...
  40. 8 Reasons to Celebrate the 529 College Savings Plan

    Learn why May 29th is an opportunity to remind people of the importance of saving and investing for college, especially with ...
  41. The Top 4 General Motors Shareholders (GM)

    Discover General Motors’ top four direct shareholders. Learn about how many shares they hold and obtain a brief description ...
  42. Expedia Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday (EXPE)

    Expedia will send its dividend payment on June 16 to shareholders of record as of May 26.
  43. Best Buy Stock Rises Ahead of Q1 Earnings (BBY)

    Wall Street expects the consumer electronics retailer to deliver year-over-year declines in both earnings per share and revenue.
  44. Tesla Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (TSLA)

    Learn why Tesla’s capital structure may be working against its ability to continue to raise funds for its electric vehicle ...
  45. Crowdfunding Your Divorce

    Crowdfunding can now be used to raise money needed for a divorce.
  46. Walmart Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (WMT)

    Learn about a handful of companies that generate revenue for Wal-Mart, including a gas station chain, a self-serve kiosk ...
  47. 5 Ways New Investors Can Reduce Stress

    Learn five ways to reduce stress prior to investing, involving budgeting, diversification and risk tolerance.
  48. Should Apple Acquire Tesla? (AAPL, TSLA)

    Understand why Apple should not acquire Tesla and how the two companies may not benefit equally from a merger.
  49. Auto ETFs vs. Stocks: Which is Best? (CARZ,F,GM)

    Low interest rates and declining fuel prices is good news for the auto industry. Is an auto ETF a good idea or are individual ...
  50. Uber Is Testing a Self-Driving Hybrid Ford Fusion (F)

    Uber announced Thursday that it is testing a self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid.
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  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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