1. 6 Retirement Planning Tips For Late Starters

    6 Retirement Planning Tips For Late Starters

    Saving for retirement early is one of the most important things to ensure financial success, and yet many people are unable ...
  2. The Big Credit Card Companies Have Room to Grow

    The Big Credit Card Companies Have Room to Grow

    With so many credit cards in daily use, credit card issuers have grown with their businesses.
  3. Basics of Algorithmic Trading: Concepts and Examples

    Basics of Algorithmic Trading: Concepts and Examples

    Algorithmic trading makes use of computers to trade on a set of predetermined instructions to generate profits more efficiently ...
  4. Technology Dividends Offer Income Opportunity

    Technology Dividends Offer Income Opportunity

    The world of dividend investing has traditionally been dominated by companies in the utility, financial, and consumer goods ...
  5. Planning A Fun, Frugal Halloween

    Planning A Fun, Frugal Halloween

    Tis' time for the spookiest holiday of the year and a record number of Americans are planning to participate in the scare ...
  6. Direct Stafford Loans

    Direct Stafford Loans

    Stafford loans are the most popular type of federal student loan. Read this guide to the types you can get, how much you ...
  7. Days Sales of Inventory

    Days Sales of Inventory

    Days Sales of Inventory, also called Days Inventory Outstanding, is a key financial measurement of a company's performance ...
  8. Days Payable Outstanding

    Days Payable Outstanding

    Days Payable Outstanding, or DPO, is an accounting measurement that tells the average number of days it takes a company to ...
  9. Certificate of Deposit (CD)

    Certificate of Deposit (CD)

    A certificate of deposit, or CD, is a common financial product sold by banks, thrift organizations and credit unions. This ...
  10. Due Diligence

    Due Diligence

    In the investment world, Due Diligence refers to the full investigation of a product and transaction that a buyer or seller ...
  11. Letter of Credit

    Letter of Credit

    A letter of credit is a document from a bank promising to pay the holder a certain amount if the holder fulfills certain ...
  12. Correlation

    Correlation

    In the world of finance, correlation is a statistical measure of how two securities move in relation to each other.
  13. Repurchase Agreement

    Repurchase Agreement

    A repurchase agreement is the equivalent of a short-term collateralized loan. An owner of marketable securities sells those ...
  14. Return on Sales

    Return on Sales

    Return on Sales is a financial ratio that is used to measure a company's performance. Specifically, it is Operating Profit ...
  15. Set It And Forget It Doesn’t Work For Retirement

    Set It And Forget It Doesn’t Work For Retirement

    If you're like most Americans, retirement is a goal that you strive for with each paycheck you earn.
  16. Bond ETFs: Selling The Rumor, Buying The News

    Bond ETFs: Selling The Rumor, Buying The News

    The appetite for stock risk is softening, yet few people are talking about it.
  17. Private Student Loans For International Students

    Private Student Loans For International Students

    International students can get private loans to help pay for the cost of college in the United States. Here's how.
  18. Stafford Loans: Subsidized Vs. Unsubsidized

    Stafford Loans: Subsidized Vs. Unsubsidized

    Before you take out federal student aid, learn the difference between these two types of Stafford loan. It could save you ...
  19. 5 Ways Americans Sabotage Their Savings

    5 Ways Americans Sabotage Their Savings

    While the latest news proclaims that the economy is rebounding, the truth is that most Americans are wasting their money. ...
  20. A CD Is The Best Tool To Teach Your Kid To Save

    A CD Is The Best Tool To Teach Your Kid To Save

    After suffering through a major recession, many people developed a near obsession with making sure they have savings set ...
  21. Making A Move With Bond ETFs

    Making A Move With Bond ETFs

    I talk a lot about how you can use ETFs to build bond portfolios in the current market environment, and my colleague recently ...
  22. Plan Your Retirement Abroad

    Plan Your Retirement Abroad

    A real-world, step-by-step guide to making that dream of retiring abroad a reality – from visas to housing to healthcare ...
  23. How Does Goodwill Affect Financial Statements?

    How Does Goodwill Affect Financial Statements?

    Goodwill is a bit of a paradox--intangible, yet it is recorded as an asset on the purchasing company's balance sheet.
  24. 5 Banking Fees That Are Actually Worth Paying

    5 Banking Fees That Are Actually Worth Paying

    In finances, "fee" is a like a three-letter bad word, the opposite of what personal finance is supposed to be, saving money ...
  25. Why You Should Stick With Tech Stocks

    Why You Should Stick With Tech Stocks

    As stock market volatility has returned lately, market watchers are predictably trying to explain the reasons behind every ...
  26. Bankruptcy Consequences

    Bankruptcy Consequences

    You've done the deed and are out from under your debts – or embarked on a repayment plan. What consequences can you expect ...
  27. Why Wall Street Is A Key Player In The World's Economy

    Why Wall Street Is A Key Player In The World's Economy

    Wall Street is just one little street in lower Manhattan, but both empirically and symbolically, it continues to make the ...
  28. Charging Bull-The Brass Icon of Wall Street

    Charging Bull-The Brass Icon of Wall Street

    The brass "Charging Bull" near Wall Street, the finance world's most famous sculpture, started out as a bizarre stealth gift--initially, ...
  29. The Handy Guide To Global Stock Market Holidays

    The Handy Guide To Global Stock Market Holidays

    Exchanges close on holidays--which vary by country. If you're a global trader, it's useful to have this handy Investopedia ...
  30. Why The 10 Year US Treasury Rates Matter

    Why The 10 Year US Treasury Rates Matter

    You might think of Treasury bonds as boring investments, but their yields are important indicators of the economy as a whole.
  31. 5 Famous MLB Players Who Went Broke

    5 Famous MLB Players Who Went Broke

    Major League Baseball is one of the biggest and most lucrative industries out there.
  32. 4 Tips To Cut Your Monthly Car Costs

    4 Tips To Cut Your Monthly Car Costs

    Seeing your hard-earned money get drained month after month by recurring fees and expenses can be incredibly frustrating.
  33. What is Happening To Atlantic City's Gambling Industry?

    What is Happening To Atlantic City's Gambling Industry?

    It is quite ironic that Atlantic City, once a bustling seaside resort, home to Miss America Pageant and the inspiration for ...
  34. 3 Ways To Cheat Government Assistance Programs

    3 Ways To Cheat Government Assistance Programs

    Government assistance programs are designed to give struggling Americans access to basic needs like health care, food and ...
  35. Saving On Bankruptcy Costs

    Saving On Bankruptcy Costs

    Going bankrupt is awful enough without worrying about ways to pay for it. Here's how to save on lawyers, filing fees and ...
  36. Fund Firm Jolts: Pimco's Isn't The First Or Worst

    Fund Firm Jolts: Pimco's Isn't The First Or Worst

    When you business is built on prudence and trust, a lot can go wrong to cost you tons of clients and assets. Here are a few ...
  37. Alternatives To Pimco's Total Return Fund

    Alternatives To Pimco's Total Return Fund

    News of Bill Gross’ resignation has roiled the fixed income market. Given the sizable outflows from the Total Return fund, ...
  38. The World's Top Oil Producers

    The World's Top Oil Producers

    Increasingly, a nation's clout is measured by oil. Here are the nations that vy for the top spot in world oil production.
  39. Bankruptcy And Your Credit Score

    Bankruptcy And Your Credit Score

    Use these 7 strategies to start improving your credit score from the huge hit it takes after a bankruptcy.
  40. When To Declare Bankruptcy

    When To Declare Bankruptcy

    When is bankruptcy the best or only route– and when is it better to look at alternative solutions? And should you always ...
  41. The Vital Importance of Choosing The Right Day Trading Software

    The Vital Importance of Choosing The Right Day Trading Software

    Software has made day trading quick and automatic--all the more reason to be as painstaking as possible when choosing the ...
  42. Using Normal Distribution Formula To Optimize Your Portfolio

    Using Normal Distribution Formula To Optimize Your Portfolio

    Normal or bell curve distribution can be used in portfolio theory to help portfolio managers maximize return and minimize ...
  43. Debt Ratio

    Debt Ratio

    The debt ratio divides a company’s total debt by its total assets to tell us how highly leveraged a company is—in other words, ...
  44. An Introduction to Government Loans

    An Introduction to Government Loans

    Government loans further policymakers' efforts to create positive social outcomes by offering timely access to capital for ...
  45. Pro Forma

    Pro Forma

    Pro Forma is a Latin term that means "for the sake of form." It's a term mostly used in accounting, for financial statements ...
  46. The Nordic Model: Pros and Cons

    The Nordic Model: Pros and Cons

    The Nordic countries' (Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark) high living standards and low income disparity have captured ...
  47. Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Here's what to watch for when negotiating a contract for a rent-to-own home – and who is a good candidate for this option.
  48. Swing Trading Indicators: For Those Too Impatient For Buy And Hold

    Swing Trading Indicators: For Those Too Impatient For Buy And Hold

    For investors who are too impatient for the buy and hold strategy, swing trading may be your thing--but seriously, be careful.
  49. Not All Oil Economies Are Created Equal

    Not All Oil Economies Are Created Equal

    One would think that any nation with oil would have a populace rolling in money, but that's not the case. So how does oil ...
  50. Buffett: High Interest Rates Make Stocks Worthless

    Buffett: High Interest Rates Make Stocks Worthless

    When it comes to deciding where to invest, the stock market is a no-brainer for Warren Buffett.
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