1. JPMorgan Chase: Too Big (And Profitable) To Fail

    JPMorgan Chase: Too Big (And Profitable) To Fail

    If there's any bank that's too big to fail, JPMorgan Chase & Co. may very well be the best example. Just look at its return ...
  2. What data does the Bureau of Labor Statistics collect?

    What data does the Bureau of Labor Statistics collect?

    Collected data includes unemployment numbers, inflation, prices, pay and benefits, time use of Americans, import/export numbers ...
  3. What is the cost of living difference between Texas and California?

    What is the cost of living difference between Texas and California?

    Find out how MIT data indicates that Californians need to earn nearly 28 percent more than Texans to afford the same goods ...
  4. What is the cost of living difference between Boston and New York City?

    What is the cost of living difference between Boston and New York City?

    Discover MIT and Numbeo statistics that show that the cost of living in Boston, except for rental prices, is basically equal ...
  5. What alternatives are there to a reverse mortgage?

    What alternatives are there to a reverse mortgage?

    Unlock the money tied up in your home with alternatives to a reverse mortgage, such as downsizing, selling your home or refinancing.
  6. Why is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) price weighted?

    Why is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) price weighted?

    Learn how the Dow Jones Industrial Average has told the story of the broad market through its simple, price-weighted calculation ...
  7. What real estate documents need to be recorded?

    What real estate documents need to be recorded?

    Learn how recording documents on real estate transactions, such as deeds, mortgages, easements and taxes, help ensure proper ...
  8. Retirement Abroad: 5 Unexpected Foreign Cities

    Retirement Abroad: 5 Unexpected Foreign Cities

    If retiring abroad is your dream, here are some less well known destinations where the culture is rich; the scenery, lovely ...
  9. How can I make equity investments in real estate?

    How can I make equity investments in real estate?

    Invest in real estate equity through buying and selling real property or through other more liquid investments like real ...
  10. What is the difference between communism and socialism?

    What is the difference between communism and socialism?

    Learn how some countries are incorporating socialist methods into capitalism.
  11. Who were the original Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) companies?

    Who were the original Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) companies?

    Discover how the 12 original companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average reflected broad market trends and how the present ...
  12. What is the difference between a fixed annual percentage rate (APR) and a variable ...

    What is the difference between a fixed annual percentage rate (APR) and a variable ...

    Fixed ARP and variable APR loans operate differently but serve the same purpose: to collect interest from a borrower so the ...
  13. Want an Easy Retirement? Don't Go Here

    Want an Easy Retirement? Don't Go Here

    Looking for a good place to retire? You might want to avoid these cities.
  14. How do you compare Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and Nifty?

    How do you compare Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and Nifty?

    Compare the Dow Jones Industrial Average with the S&P CNX Nifty 50 to see how each represents the broad market in the United ...
  15. How is a penny stock created?

    How is a penny stock created?

    Understand how penny stocks are issued and regulated, and learn how these sometimes rewarding but always risky investments ...
  16. Retirement Strategies For Low Income Seniors

    Retirement Strategies For Low Income Seniors

    Plans and strategies for building a healthy and satisfying life, even if your retirement income isn't as high as you wish ...
  17. Can I Afford To Go Vegan Like Bill Clinton?

    Can I Afford To Go Vegan Like Bill Clinton?

    Former U.S. Bill Clinton surprised many a few years ago when he announced his decision to become a vegan. In a meat-loving ...
  18. A Good time to Check Your Bond Portfolio

    A Good time to Check Your Bond Portfolio

    Bond market and currency volatility have been on the rise lately, leaving many investors wondering what they should do in ...
  19. Two Lessons from Last Week’s Sell-Off

    Two Lessons from Last Week’s Sell-Off

    September lives up to its reputation for weakness. Last week stocks suffered their worst pullback since the summer, although ...
  20. File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 is the "liquidation" form of bankruptcy. When people file for Chapter 7, the trustee may sell some of the filer's ...
  21. The Best Jobs for Retirees

    The Best Jobs for Retirees

    We explore seven great career options for retired people.
  22. How does a cost of living adjustment (COLA) affect my salary?

    How does a cost of living adjustment (COLA) affect my salary?

    Learn how employers add cost of living adjustments to workers' salaries to offset the effects of inflation or to aid in a ...
  23. The Best Retirement Plans For Millennials

    The Best Retirement Plans For Millennials

    Retirement is decades away, but if you make yourself start saving even a little now, all that time can make your money grow ...
  24. The Irreplaceable Brand Of Donald Trump

    The Irreplaceable Brand Of Donald Trump

    Donald Trump has said that in order to succeed in real estate it's vital to enhance your location. His golf course investments ...
  25. How To Research Volatile Stocks

    How To Research Volatile Stocks

    Volatile stocks scare some investors--they're worried about something they need to keep an eye on. Fortunately, great software ...
  26. Loving Bonds: Fixed Income Investing Themes 2014

    Loving Bonds: Fixed Income Investing Themes 2014

    With the New Year now underway, it’s a good time to take a deeper dive into fixed income markets to consider where (and how) ...
  27. Global Value From ETFs In The Land Down Under

    Global Value From ETFs In The Land Down Under

    International ETFs have been under fire this summer as shifting currency woes and economic forecasts continue to indicate ...
  28. Infographic: The Unconstrained Approach

    Infographic: The Unconstrained Approach

    The unconstrained approach: a global style of investing that looks at opportunities across a broad set of asset classes and ...
  29. I Was Intimidated By Investing, But Here's How I Got Started

    I Was Intimidated By Investing, But Here's How I Got Started

    The first time I felt intimidated by adult responsibility, I was three months out of college. It was my very first job interview ...
  30. Investors Still Fear Stock: Good News For Markets?

    Investors Still Fear Stock: Good News For Markets?

    Despite this week’s losses, stocks are still having a good year – in fact, they’ve been having a good five years.
  31. Are Your Children Destroying Your Retirement?

    Are Your Children Destroying Your Retirement?

    I can still remember the days when the term "generation gap" was all the rage, back in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
  32. Rental Property: Getting Rich Means Taking It Slowly

    Rental Property: Getting Rich Means Taking It Slowly

    I have two second cousins who serve in the military. We don't always talk much, though. The age gap can be a roadblock and ...
  33. The Other Personal Bankruptcy Option: Chapter 13

    The Other Personal Bankruptcy Option: Chapter 13

    In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, filers develop a plan to repay all or part of their "past due" debt. Any allowable debt left ...
  34. Finding Per Diem Rates

    Finding Per Diem Rates

    Here's why per diem rates differ so widely and how to find the rate for your business destination. Also check the IRS high-low ...
  35. Understanding 'Per Diem'

    Understanding 'Per Diem'

    Per diem is one method for reimbursing employees for business-travel expenses. Companies using the per diem method must follow ...
  36. How Wells Fargo Became The Biggest Bank In America

    How Wells Fargo Became The Biggest Bank In America

    How does WFC make money? They lend it out at a higher rate than they borrow it at. Simple, right? But the real story is how ...
  37. Penny Stocks, Options and Trading on Margin

    Penny Stocks, Options and Trading on Margin

    You may not be able to trade penny-stock options, but small-caps and micro-caps could be close enough. Here's a primer on ...
  38. Stock Quotes Explained

    Stock Quotes Explained

    Curious about how stock quotes are compiled and what a trader should know about how? Read on.
  39. Analyzing Warren Buffett's 2013 Famous Shareholder Letter

    Analyzing Warren Buffett's 2013 Famous Shareholder Letter

    Reading the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway's letters has been one of the best sources of investment education for value investors ...
  40. Introducing The New Investopedia

    Introducing The New Investopedia

    You may have noticed something different at Investopedia in the past several weeks. We’re excited to officially announce ...
  41. Emerging Market Bond ETFs: Look Under The Hood

    Emerging Market Bond ETFs: Look Under The Hood

    Interested in diversifying your portfolio with some emerging market debt? Have a look at these key ETFs.
  42. The Normal Distribution Table, Explained

    The Normal Distribution Table, Explained

    The normal distribution formula is based on two simple parameters - mean and standard deviation
  43. 5 Signs Of A Sooner-Than-Expected Fed Rate Hike

    5 Signs Of A Sooner-Than-Expected Fed Rate Hike

    Market observers are parsing every comment from the Federal Reserve (Fed)’s most recent statement and Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s ...
  44. Revealed: America’s Best (And Worst) Airlines

    Revealed: America’s Best (And Worst) Airlines

    The folks PO'd enough to vent about it on Twitter, “Those #AmericanAirlines losers canceled my flight!” As it turns out, ...
  45. When To Drop Collision -- And Risk It All

    When To Drop Collision -- And Risk It All

    Thinking about dropping the collision coverage on your trusty but aging jalopy? You're most likely to do so after the car's ...
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    Equipping Your Graduate With Wings

    After I graduated from high school, I moved out of my parents' home. Shortly after moving out I realized I wasn't quite as ...
  47. The Pros And Cons Of Refinancing A Mortgage Loan

    The Pros And Cons Of Refinancing A Mortgage Loan

    Current refinance rates are at all-time lows; as such, refinancing a mortgage is more attractive than ever before.
  48. SPY Technical Update and Gross Assessment

    SPY Technical Update and Gross Assessment

    Just when you think everything is looking good, the market pulls a fast one on you.
  49. How To Refinance When You Are Self-Employed

    How To Refinance When You Are Self-Employed

    Refinancing is complicated, uncertain, nerve-wracking, time-consuming and expensive - here are tips on how to do it when ...
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    Should You Spend Your Money Or Your Time?

    We've all heard that time is money. It can mean various things to various people. Over time, if you save and invest, you ...
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