Budgeting & Savings

  1. HSA vs. FSA: Navigating the Alphabet Soup

    HSA vs. FSA: Here's a cursory view of these two types of workplace savings accounts to help you make the proper decision ...
  2. The Story Behind Tesla's Success (TSLA)

    Tesla’s cars have catapulted the company into the spotlight as one of the few successful independent automakers.
  3. Investment Multiplier

    The term investment multiplier refers to the concept that any increase in public or private investment spending has a more ...
  4. Marketing Mix

    Usually referring to E. Jerome McCarthy's 4 P classification for developing an effective marketing strategy, which encompasses: ...
  5. Average Daily Rate - ADR

    A metric widely used in the hospitality industry to indicate the average realized room rental per day. Average daily rate ...
  6. Equated Monthly Installment - EMI

    A fixed payment amount made by a borrower to a lender at a specified date each calendar month. Equated monthly installments ...
  7. Family Offices

    Family offices are private wealth management advisory firms that serve ultra-high net worth investors. Family offices are ...
  8. Total Cost Of Ownership - TCO

    The purchase price of an asset plus the costs of operation. When choosing among alternatives in a purchasing decision, buyers ...
  9. Financial Institution - FI

    An establishment that focuses on dealing with financial transactions, such as investments, loans and deposits. Conventionally, ...
  10. Vendor

    The party in the supply chain that makes goods and services available to companies or consumers. The term vendor is typically ...
  11. Brand Personality

    A set of human characteristics that are attributed to a brand name. A brand personality is something to which the consumer ...
  12. U.S. Airlines Enter Bear Markets (UAL, AAL)

    U.S. airline carriers with international exposure could offer excellent short sales after oversold technical readings work ...
  13. Are Online Travel Stocks' High Multiples Sensible? (PCLN, EXPE)

    Learn how robust EBITDA growth and fewer threats from disruptors have enabled online travel companies to maintain higher ...
  14. Is Tesla Losing Money Each Time It Sells a Car? (TSLA)

    Discover the plight of Tesla Motors Inc., including the challenges the electric vehicle manufacturer faces as it seeks to ...
  15. Is General Motors Stock Really a Buy? (GM)

    Learn about the challenges faced by General Motors Company and the changing dynamic of the auto industry as innovation draws ...
  16. Amazon Quietly Expands Private Labels (AMZN)

    Amazon.com Inc. quietly launched two new brands this week. These brands sell coffee and baby food and are Amazon's first ...
  17. 5 Top Business Schools in America

    These schools produce many of the most successful business grads and offer some of the best education in business and management. ...
  18. 10 Big Financial Planning Mistakes Parents Make

    Parenting is hard enough without having to worry about flubbing up your family's financial plan. Here are 10 common mistakes ...
  19. Affordable Staycation Ideas for Families

    Skip the crowded highways and the long airport lines and enjoy a relaxed – and money-saving – family staycation.
  20. 10 Global Regions Experimenting with Driverless Cars

    Read about how 10 countries have been experimenting with driverless cars, and learn about some of the technology that comes ...
  21. 5 Tips for Finding Your Perfect Job Online

    With so many jobs being advertised online, it pays to know your way around an online job search. Here's what you need to ...
  22. Does Lack of Innovation Matter for Apple? (AAPL)

    analyze if Apple has ever been an innovation company
  23. 529 Strategies That Maximize Student Aid Options

    Paying for college isn’t just about putting savings into a 529; how that money is spent can determine whether there will ...
  24. Price Sensitivity

    The degree to which the price of a product affects consumers purchasing behaviors. The degree of price sensitivity varies ...
  25. Payback Period

    The length of time required to recover the cost of an investment. The payback period of a given investment or project is ...
  26. Bank Confirmation Letter - BCL

    A letter confirming that a line of credit has been secured from a financial institution or bank. The bank confirms that a ...
  27. Open-End Credit

    A pre-approved loan between a financial institution and borrower that may be used repeatedly up to a certain limit and can ...
  28. Pareto Efficiency

    An economic state where resources are allocated in the most efficient manner. Pareto efficiency is obtained when a distribution ...
  29. Electronic Retailing - E-tailing

    The sale of goods and services through the Internet. Electronic retailing, or e-tailing, can include business-to-business ...
  30. Investment Management

    A generic term that most commonly refers to the buying and selling of investments within a portfolio. Investment management ...
  31. Continuous Compounding

    The process of earning interest on top of interest. The interest is earned constantly, and immediately begins earning interest ...
  32. Line Of Credit - LOC

    An arrangement between a financial institution, usually a bank, and a customer that establishes a maximum loan balance that ...
  33. Click And Mortar

    A type of business model that includes both online and offline operations, which typically include a website and a physical ...
  34. Brand Loyalty

    When consumers become committed to your brand and make repeat purchases over time. Brand loyalty is a result of consumer ...
  35. Retirement Travel: 5 Trips That Cater to Retirees

    People over age 50 who are looking for fresh travel experiences may want to consider these five destinations that cater to ...
  36. Will Automaking Save Apple's Branding? (AAPL)

    Explore Apple's potential shift to the automotive market, its secretive Titan Project and how the company might change the ...
  37. Nike and Ralph Lauren Shine in e-Commerce (NKE, RL)

    A Goldman Sachs analyst has identified Nike and Ralph Lauren as opportunities in the apparel retail sector.
  38. Amazon Is Working on a Jetsons Future Today (AMZN, UPS)

    Deutsche Bank released a report on Amazon's ever-expanding shipping network and its effects on UPS and Fedex
  39. United's New Polaris Business Class: Worth It?

    United's new Polaris Business Class uniquely focuses on sleep. Here's how it compares to the competition.
  40. Tesla to Hawk Model X in Nordstrom (TSLA, JWN)

    Tesla Motors wants to sell 500,000 cars by 2018, and a new deal with Nordstrom may help. On Saturday, it starts hawking its ...
  41. Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Sometimes there is an alternative way to buy a home: a rent-to-own agreement, also called lease option or lease-to-own. Lease ...
  42. European Car Sales Up 16%, VW Loses Market Share

    Car registrations grew to 1.33 million in the EU, helped by stimulus measures from the European Central Bank (ECB).
  43. Costco: Yet Another Retailer Pressured by Amazon? (COST, AMZN)

    Assess the likelihood that Amazon will take market share away from Costco. What factors allow Costco to maintain competitive ...
  44. The Advantages of Automating Your Financial Life

    Most investors would be better served by automating their financial savings process, as it takes the emotion out of making ...
  45. Consumer Spending on Travel Has Likely Peaked (PCLN, EXPE)

    While consumer spending on travel recovered quickly following the recession, it has been outpacing wage and GDP growth, and ...
  46. How Millennials Invest Differently Than Their Parents

    A new UBS report suggests that millennials are less concerned about building wealth in the long-term than their Baby Boomer ...
  47. Could Tesla Attain a $700B Valuation by 2031? (TSLA)

    Investopedia columnist David Garrity weighs in on one billionaire's surprising claim.
  48. Amazon’s Clothing Business Is Bigger Than You Think (AMZN, GS)

    A look at a Goldman Sachs' report about the future of online apparel sales and Amazon's place in this market.
  49. Tesla Fires Back Over Safety Investigation Claims (TSLA)

    The company said the whole issue was "fabricated" by a blogger.
  50. Traveler's Check

    A medium of exchange that can be used in place of hard currency. Travelers' checks are often used by individuals who are ...
Save Money
  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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