1. Popular Resources for Equity Research and Analysis: A Tutorial

    Popular Resources for Equity Research and Analysis: A Tutorial

    This tutorial offers details on the most popular resources for equity research and analysis.
  2. What is the formula for calculating the debt-to-equity ratio?

    What is the formula for calculating the debt-to-equity ratio?

    Find out how to use this fundamental financial ratio to help assess a company's performance.
  3. Top Companies That Manage 529 Plans

    Top Companies That Manage 529 Plans

    Planning to open a 529 plan? Check out our roundup of top-rated providers and what makes them special. Then see what works ...
  4. Effects Of Behavioral Biases In Investing Decisions

    Effects Of Behavioral Biases In Investing Decisions

    Investing, just like our day to day activities, is primarily driven by our behavioral patterns and general thought processes. ...
  5. The Scottish Referendum & Fed News For Investors

    The Scottish Referendum & Fed News For Investors

    Last week’s stock losses were a reflection of investors looking to two big news events: the Scottish independence vote and ...
  6. Who Benefits From Retirement Annuities

    Who Benefits From Retirement Annuities

    Annuities guarantee some degree of fixed income in retirement. But is the security worth the fees and less favorable tax ...
  7. Millennials: Bonds Aren’t Just For Old People

    Millennials: Bonds Aren’t Just For Old People

    I have a growing number of nieces and nephews entering their 20s, who believe that when it comes to investing they should ...
  8. Understanding S Corporations

    Understanding S Corporations

    This corporate structure is favored by many entrepreneurs, including financial advisors. Here's an overview of its advantages ...
  9. Reverse Mortgage Pros And Cons

    Reverse Mortgage Pros And Cons

    It's a way to use your home equity for help when you're older. But does it make sense for your family? Here's how to tell ...
  10. 6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    Millionaires think differently. Not just about money, about everything.
  11. 6 Shockingly Dangerous Jobs

    6 Shockingly Dangerous Jobs

    These professions might not garner the shock and awe that comes from working in the obviously risky occupations, but these ...
  12. Ben Bernanke: Background And Philosophy

    Ben Bernanke: Background And Philosophy

    Get some insight into the man at the forefront of key U.S economic decisions.
  13. The 10 Greatest Entrepreneurs

    The 10 Greatest Entrepreneurs

    We'll look at ten entrepreneurs who not only succeeded, but built vast business empires.
  14. 7 Things You Need To Know About Working From Home

    7 Things You Need To Know About Working From Home

    Working from home is a dream for many, but sometimes the dream doesn't match up to the reality.
  15. What Are The Odds Of Scoring A Winning Trade?

    What Are The Odds Of Scoring A Winning Trade?

    Just because you're on a winning streak doesn't mean you're a skilled trader. Find out why.
  16. Learn More About Your Investments: Using XBRL In EDGAR

    Learn More About Your Investments: Using XBRL In EDGAR

    This data-tagging system makes it easier than ever to research and analyze companies' financial information.
  17. 6 Ways To Fund A College Education

    6 Ways To Fund A College Education

    You can go to college without going broke, but it may take an unconventional approach.
  18. 5 Top-Grossing Olympic Athletes

    5 Top-Grossing Olympic Athletes

    These Olympic superstars not only win plenty of medals, but they make a lot of money as well. Whether it's from funding or ...
  19. The Value of Profitability Ratios

    The Value of Profitability Ratios

    How is a company being run? Is it generating profits? The answer to these questions lies in analyzing the profitability ratios ...
  20. Where to Find Affordable Health Insurance

    Where to Find Affordable Health Insurance

    The cost of medical services can hit the wallet hard: there are 1.7 million personal bankruptcies every year due to inability ...
  21. What are Intangible Assets?

    What are Intangible Assets?

    Intangible assets represent potential revenue. Take an intangible asset like brand recognition: There is value in people ...
  22. How to Use Trailing Stops

    How to Use Trailing Stops

    A trailing stop is an order to buy or sell a security if it moves in an unfavorable direction.
  23. Countries With The Highest Fracking Potential

    Countries With The Highest Fracking Potential

    Is fracking a "necessary evil," as some believe? Here are some countries with huge fracking potential--and what they stand ...
  24. Benefits Of A SIMPLE IRA

    Benefits Of A SIMPLE IRA

    If you're at a small company, you may be offered a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan. Contribution limits are lower, but vesting ...
  25. Can high-income earners deduct yearly defined-benefit plan contributions of over ...

    Can high-income earners deduct yearly defined-benefit plan contributions of over ...

    At a very high income level (say from $300,000 plus per year), you may be able to contribute and deduct the $100,000 contribution ...
  26. I overcontributed to my Roth, then lost half of this money to the market. Does the ...

    I overcontributed to my Roth, then lost half of this money to the market. Does the ...

    It depends. If the excess contribution is removed from your Roth IRA by your tax-filing deadline plus any extensions, along ...
  27. Can an individual contribute to both a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA in the same ...

    Can an individual contribute to both a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA in the same ...

    Yes. An individual may make IRA contributions to both a Roth and a Traditional IRA, providing the combined contribution total ...
  28. What are the requirements that a trust needs to meet to be qualified?

    What are the requirements that a trust needs to meet to be qualified?

    The requirements that a trust must meet to be qualified are as follows: The trust must be a valid trust under state law or ...
  29. How long can you short sell for?

    How long can you short sell for?

    When an investor or trader enters a short position, he or she does so with the intention of profiting from falling prices. ...
  30. How do I calculate the adjusted closing price for a stock?

    How do I calculate the adjusted closing price for a stock?

    When trading is done for the day on a recognized exchange, all stocks are priced at close. The price that is quoted at the ...
  31. Which is better a cash dividend or a stock dividend?

    Which is better a cash dividend or a stock dividend?

    The purpose of dividends is to return wealth back to the shareholders of a company. There are two main types of dividends: ...
  32. Are my IRAs secure against possible liens?

    Are my IRAs secure against possible liens?

    Your IRA is protected from bankruptcy up to $1 million. However, in all other cases, state law determines whether any protection ...
  33. How do I find historical prices for stocks?

    How do I find historical prices for stocks?

    Whether for research purposes, bookkeeping or even general interest in historical performance, this is a question that many ...
  34. FYI On ROI: A Guide To Calculating Return On Investment

    FYI On ROI: A Guide To Calculating Return On Investment

    Return on investment is a simple equation that can give you an edge when fine-tuning your portfolio - here's how to use it. ...
  35. How To Efficiently Read An Annual Report

    How To Efficiently Read An Annual Report

    Learn how to read between the lines and decipher the actual condition of a company.
  36. 5 Investment Risks Created By Global Warming

    5 Investment Risks Created By Global Warming

    Climate-change deniers and believers alike would be wise to prepare for the worst.
  37. How An Insurance Company Determines Your Premiums

    How An Insurance Company Determines Your Premiums

    Find out how insurers use credit history to build an insurance score and how it could affect your bottom line.
  38. Will You Break Even On Your Home?

    Will You Break Even On Your Home?

    Calculate how much your property will need to appreciate to cover the costs of owning it.
  39. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Boon Or Boom?

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Boon Or Boom?

    These two companies are crucial to the mortgage market, but are they ticking timebombs?
  40. The Basics Of Travel Insurance

    The Basics Of Travel Insurance

    Before going on your trip, find out what kind of insurance coverage you will need.
  41. A Checklist For Successful Medical Technology Investment

    A Checklist For Successful Medical Technology Investment

    Find an investment that will give your portfolio a shot in the arm.
  42. How To Profit From The

    How To Profit From The "Night and Day" Aroon Oscillator

    “Aroon” is a Sanskrit word loosely translated as the transition from night to day, appropriate for a measure that attempts ...
  43. Municipal Bond Tips For The Series 7 Exam

    Municipal Bond Tips For The Series 7 Exam

    Learn to distinguish between general obligation and revenue bonds to ace this test.
  44. How Nasdaq Continues To Innovate

    How Nasdaq Continues To Innovate

    For centuries, a stock market was a physical arena where buyers and sellers traded shares. Then the NASDAQ opened and changed ...
  45. The 10 Commandments Of Investing

    The 10 Commandments Of Investing

    Use these rules to guide you on the road to financial freedom.
  46. 5 Lessons From The Recession

    5 Lessons From The Recession

    The bear market of 2008 was a game-changer for many investors. Find out what lessons you can take away from it.
  47. Retirement: The One Thing Couples Shouldn't Do Together

    Retirement: The One Thing Couples Shouldn't Do Together

    Staggering retirement can have both financial and emotional benefits for married couples.
  48. Some Good News Is Bad News For Investors

    Some Good News Is Bad News For Investors

    Some companies excel at announcing news that is bad for shareholders, but spinning it as good news.
  49. Digging Into The Dividend Discount Model

    Digging Into The Dividend Discount Model

    The DDM is one of the most foundational of financial theories, but it's only as good as its assumptions.
  50. Top 7 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Top 7 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Many people try to avoid this process altogether, making things difficult for heirs.
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    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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