1. Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

    Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

    Read on for some investment strategies that will allow you to protect your money, generate current income and grow the principal. ...
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    Economics Basics

    Learn economics principles such as the relationship of supply and demand, elasticity, utility, and more!
  3. Are oil prices and interest rates correlated?

    Are oil prices and interest rates correlated?

    Yes. No. Maybe. Definitely. There's no easy answer to this question. While many theories abound, the reality is that oil ...
  4. Why do share prices fall after a company has a secondary offering?

    Why do share prices fall after a company has a secondary offering?

    The best way to answer this question is to provide a simple illustration of what happens when a company increases the number ...
  5. What is the

    What is the "percentage off the 52-week high or low"? How is this calculated?

    The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a security's current price is relative to where it has traded ...
  6. What happens to a company's stocks and bonds when it declares chapter 11 bankruptcy ...

    What happens to a company's stocks and bonds when it declares chapter 11 bankruptcy ...

    Filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection simply means that a company is on the verge of bankruptcy, but believes that ...
  7. What is the Pac-Man defense?

    What is the Pac-Man defense?

    The Pac-Man defense is a strategy in which a company that is facing a hostile takeover from another company essentially turns ...
  8. Talk Is Cheap: Campaign Promises And The Economy

    Talk Is Cheap: Campaign Promises And The Economy

    A president's campaign trail promises often come up against economic reality.
  9. Understanding Your Insurance Contract

    Understanding Your Insurance Contract

    Learn how to read one of the most important documents you own.
  10. How To Calculate A Z-Score

    How To Calculate A Z-Score

    Investors need to know how to detect signs of looming bankruptcy. The Z-score can help.
  11. Introduction to Margin Accounts

    Introduction to Margin Accounts

    Find out what your broker is doing with your securities when you invest on margin.
  12. Fibonacci And The Golden Ratio

    Fibonacci And The Golden Ratio

    Discover how this amazing ratio, revealed in countless proportions throughout nature, applies to the financial markets.
  13. Pick Better Stocks By Consulting Form 10-K

    Pick Better Stocks By Consulting Form 10-K

    Learn to read and dissect the most comprehensive compilation of information on a company.
  14. Watch Your Back In The Annuity Game

    Watch Your Back In The Annuity Game

    Find out how to get the upper hand when dealing with this payout challenge.
  15. The Challenging Role Of The Corporate Treasurer

    The Challenging Role Of The Corporate Treasurer

    Corporate treasury management has evolved from an offshoot of accounting to a more specific and strategic career.
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    4 Alternatives To The IPad Mini

    There are numerous iPad Mini alternatives — far more than this slideshow covers. These are some of the most popular and most ...
  17. 5 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

    5 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

    Learn 5 ways to make your resume stand out from the rest.
  18. 5 Expensive Music Licensing Deals

    5 Expensive Music Licensing Deals

    TV producers paid a pretty penny to have these songs used on their shows and commercials.
  19. 9 Ways To Go Bankrupt

    9 Ways To Go Bankrupt

    It may seem obvious, anyone who continuously spends more than they are making will be facing bankruptcy in no time. But there ...
  20. 5 Reasons For Corporate Thanksgiving

    5 Reasons For Corporate Thanksgiving

    In the corporate world, several entities have major reasons to be grateful.
  21. How To Analyze Restaurant Stocks

    How To Analyze Restaurant Stocks

    Don't put your money on the table before getting a taste for analyzing this sector.
  22. 5 Statements Commonly Made By Amateur Investors

    5 Statements Commonly Made By Amateur Investors

    Here are five inaccurate investing statements and some tips on how to think more like a professional.
  23. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming up with the cash.
  24. Is there a limit on how much I can move from my IRA to my Roth IRA?

    Is there a limit on how much I can move from my IRA to my Roth IRA?

    There is no limit on the amount that can be converted from your Traditional IRA to your Roth IRA. As you may already know, ...
  25. If I participate in my company’s SIMPLE IRA plan, can I also contribute to ...

    If I participate in my company’s SIMPLE IRA plan, can I also contribute to ...

    Because the SIMPLE IRA contribution limits are much lower than the 401(k) limits, it might at first seem unfair that you ...
  26. What is the difference between arbitrage and speculation?

    What is the difference between arbitrage and speculation?

    Arbitrage and speculation are very different strategies. Arbitrage involves the simultaneous buying and selling of an asset ...
  27. I have a small business, and I'm considering setting up an SEP IRA. What are leased ...

    I have a small business, and I'm considering setting up an SEP IRA. What are leased ...

    Generally, a leased employee is the employee of an outside organization from which you lease the employee's services. For ...
  28. What are the generally accepted accounting principles for inventory reserves?

    What are the generally accepted accounting principles for inventory reserves?

    As with most matters related to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), accountants assigned with the task of applying ...
  29. What are unregistered securities or stocks?

    What are unregistered securities or stocks?

    Before securities, like stocks, bonds and notes, can be offered for sale to the public, they first must be registered with ...
  30. What aids will help me file my own tax return?

    What aids will help me file my own tax return?

    Most of us will shy away from doing our own tax returns, especially if it involves reporting capital gains or losses, education ...
  31. What effect will a prenuptial agreement have on a 401(k)?

    What effect will a prenuptial agreement have on a 401(k)?

    Courts have ruled that a prenuptial agreement for qualified plan (including 401(k)) assets is invalid. The logic is that ...
  32. What's the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental ...

    What's the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental ...

    Both Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income are administered by the Social Security Administration, ...
  33. I am a first-time home buyer. If I take a distribution from my 401(k) to purchase ...

    I am a first-time home buyer. If I take a distribution from my 401(k) to purchase ...

    As you may already know, you must meet certain requirements, outlined in the 401(k) plan document, to be considered eligible ...
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    What is a good book on creating a trust that would qualify as the beneficiary for ...

    "Life And Death Planning For Retirement Benefits" has all you need and more. If you read this book, you won't need any luck.To ...
  35. Protecting Your Financial Documents From Disaster

    Protecting Your Financial Documents From Disaster

    Organizing and updating your records regularly can save you a lot of grief in a time of crisis.
  36. Credit Scams To Watch Out For

    Credit Scams To Watch Out For

    More than 30 million people were victims of fraud in 2007. Will you be next?
  37. Liquidity Vs. Solvency

    Liquidity Vs. Solvency

    Learn about the differences between these two words and how each one is used in the stock market.
  38. Liquid & Illiquid Assets

    Liquid & Illiquid Assets

    The easier it is to convert the asset, the more liquid the asset is considered.
  39. Opportunity Cost

    Opportunity Cost

    Every action has a cost, even the ones you don't pursue. Find out how this is calculated.
  40. What You Need To Know About Financial Analysts

    What You Need To Know About Financial Analysts

    Thinking about relying on analyst recommendations for your next trade? We'll show you what to watch out for.
  41. Current Assets

    Current Assets

    Current assets are all of the assets a company uses to fund its daily operations. These are the assets the company could ...
  42. ARMed And Dangerous

    ARMed And Dangerous

    In a climate of rising interest rates, having an adjustable-rate mortgage can be risky.
  43. Introduction To The Portfolio Dedicated Strategy

    Introduction To The Portfolio Dedicated Strategy

    Dedicated Investment Portfolio strategies have been used by institutional investors like pension funds and insurance companies ...
  44. Is High-Frequency Trading A Fancy Term For Cheating?

    Is High-Frequency Trading A Fancy Term For Cheating?

    High-Frequency Trading is highly controversial - and some critics say, barely better than a rigged poker game.
  45. The Income Property: Your Late-In-Life Retirement Plan

    The Income Property: Your Late-In-Life Retirement Plan

    You're nearing retirement age and you don't have the nest egg you need. Here's how an income property can help you make up ...
  46. Build A Wall Around Your Assets

    Build A Wall Around Your Assets

    Learn how to protect your money from lawsuits, creditors and other judgment proceedings.
  47. The Ethics Of Investing

    The Ethics Of Investing

    The proper application of ethics to the world of investments is a highly subjective topic.
  48. Mergers And Acquisitions: Understanding Takeovers

    Mergers And Acquisitions: Understanding Takeovers

    In the dramatic world of M&As, battleground terms meld with bizarre metaphors to form the language of the game.
  49. Solutions For Concentrated Positions

    Solutions For Concentrated Positions

    Investopedia explains various tactics for divesting your overexposure to any one stock.
  50. How Influential Economists Changed Our History

    How Influential Economists Changed Our History

    Find out how these five groundbreaking thinkers laid our financial foundations.
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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