1. The Bad Market's Silver Lining: Lower Mutual Fund Fees

    The Bad Market's Silver Lining: Lower Mutual Fund Fees

    Although the past 18 months have been devastating to the stock market, there is some upside to this down market.
  2. 4 Traits Of A Top Financial Blog

    4 Traits Of A Top Financial Blog

    With thousands of blogs on the web, it's hard to sort the good from the bad.
  3. 7 Expensive Mistakes College Students Make

    7 Expensive Mistakes College Students Make

    While college freshman may be academically prepared for school they often have a lot to learn when it comes to managing money. ...
  4. Why Low Oil Prices Are Bad For The Economy

    Why Low Oil Prices Are Bad For The Economy

    You may be paying less at the pump, but how are lower oil prices affecting other parts of the economy?
  5. Save Money - Travel For A Living

    Save Money - Travel For A Living

    Would you like to live without any housing expenses? It's possible if you are a road warrior.
  6. Price Shading In The Forex Markets

    Price Shading In The Forex Markets

    This practice puts brokers ahead of their clients, but it doesn't have to be a negative for traders.
  7. What is a growth recession?

    What is a growth recession?

    A growth recession is an instance in which an economy grows at such a slow pace that it creates net unemployment, meaning ...
  8. 25 Ways To Impress Your Date On A Dime

    25 Ways To Impress Your Date On A Dime

    If the recession has put a damper on your disposable income don't despair - it needn't take the fun out of your love life. ...
  9. Outside-The-Box Ways To Make Money

    Outside-The-Box Ways To Make Money

    These non-traditional methods can help you make some extra cash.
  10. On This Day In Finance: July 31 - Nobel Prize Recipient Milton Friedman Is Born

    On This Day In Finance: July 31 - Nobel Prize Recipient Milton Friedman Is Born

    Milton Friedman was born on this day 97 years ago, and had one of the largest impacts on 20th century economics.
  11. The Unsung Pioneers Of Finance

    The Unsung Pioneers Of Finance

    We all know names like Rockefeller, but there are other influential pioneers of finance in America's history.
  12. Why aren't economists rich?

    Why aren't economists rich?

    "If you're so smart, how come you're not rich?" is a question that economists seem to invite. If they can explain the intricacies ...
  13. Faith-Based Investing: An Inspired Choice

    Faith-Based Investing: An Inspired Choice

    For those who follow a particular faith, this is just one more form of socially responsible investing.
  14. Why might one insurance policy cost more than another?

    Why might one insurance policy cost more than another?

    There are several reasons that an insurance policy can cost more or less at different agencies. Some of the more common reasons ...
  15. What is high-frequency trading?

    What is high-frequency trading?

    High frequency trading is an automated trading platform used by large investment banks, hedge funds and institutional investors ...
  16. On This Day In Finance: July 30 - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Is Signed Into Law

    On This Day In Finance: July 30 - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Is Signed Into Law

    On July 30, 2002, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was signed into law by President George W. Bush.
  17. Is it possible to short sell real estate?

    Is it possible to short sell real estate?

    The traditional idea of a short sale is selling something you don't have so that you can buy it back at a lower price. The ...
  18. Is It Worth Going Green?

    Is It Worth Going Green?

    Going green might make you feel good about your purchases, but it probably won't help your finances.
  19. On This Day in Finance: July 29 - Bonus Army Invades Washington, D.C.

    On This Day in Finance: July 29 - Bonus Army Invades Washington, D.C.

    On July 29, 1932, government troops and tanks forcibly remove World War I veterans from makeshift camps in Washington D.C. ...
  20. What was the most miserable day for financial markets according to the Misery Index?

    What was the most miserable day for financial markets according to the Misery Index?

    The most miserable month ever according to the Misery Index was June of 1980. The all-time high for the Misery Index was ...
  21. Top Colleges For Your Tuition Buck

    Top Colleges For Your Tuition Buck

    College is a major financial investment. Make sure you are getting the best value.
  22. "Great" 8? 8 Failures Say Otherwise

    The G8 has a history of big promises and no action, and it doesn't look like much has changed in 2009.
  23. Retirement Lessons To Teach Your Children

    Retirement Lessons To Teach Your Children

    If your retirement plan hasn't worked out, at least your children can learn from your mistakes.
  24. A Straddle

    A Straddle

    A. Speculates on the rate of change of a security's market price. B. Speculates on the rate of change of an option's market ...
  25. On This Day In Finance: July 28 - Pfizer CEO Gets $180 Million Handshake

    On This Day In Finance: July 28 - Pfizer CEO Gets $180 Million Handshake

    On July 28, 2006, then Pfizer CEO Henry McKinnell resigned from his position, receiving a benefit and compensation package ...
  26. The 9 Worst Career Choices Right Now

    The 9 Worst Career Choices Right Now

    These careers are on the way out; here are some alternatives you can switch to.
  27. Benefits Abound For Active Traders Who Incorporate

    Benefits Abound For Active Traders Who Incorporate

    Trading through a separate business structure allows active traders access to all of the tax mitigation and asset protection ...
  28. Top 5 Must-Haves For Flipping Houses

    Top 5 Must-Haves For Flipping Houses

    Not everyone can make money in this field. Find out what you need before you buy in.
  29. On This Day In Finance: July 27 - H.J. Heinz Is Incorporated

    On This Day In Finance: July 27 - H.J. Heinz Is Incorporated

    The H.J. Heinz company, founded by Henry John Heinz, was incorporated on July 27, 1900.
  30. Consolidate Your Student Loans Now And Save

    Consolidate Your Student Loans Now And Save

    Now is the time to lock in your variable rate student loan to optimize your educational investment and save on your repayment. ...
  31. 5 Health Insurance Considerations

    5 Health Insurance Considerations

    It may not be the most exciting of topics, but there are many ways to save on and increase the efficiency of your health ...
  32. 7 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Life

    7 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Life

    Find out what you can do to prepare and cope in tough economic times.
  33. Transfer Retirement Savings When You Change Jobs

    Transfer Retirement Savings When You Change Jobs

    Half of Americans lose their nest eggs when they switch careers. Learn why you should avoid this trap.
  34. Contemplating Collectible Investments

    Contemplating Collectible Investments

    Profit margins are slim, but that needn't deter those with a passion for eras past.
  35. Does the balance sheet always balance?

    Does the balance sheet always balance?

    Yes, a balance sheet should always balance. The name "balance sheet" is based on the fact that assets will equal liabilities ...
  36. Does The U.S. Need Stimulus 2.0?

    Does The U.S. Need Stimulus 2.0?

    The U.S. might just need to better handle and plan stimulus 1.0, before taking a next step.
  37. Managing Your Money: There's An App For That

    Managing Your Money: There's An App For That

    From reminders to pay your bills to portfolio tracking, find out which apps can help you stay on top of your finances.
  38. Benefit Issues When Your Employer Goes Bankrupt

    Benefit Issues When Your Employer Goes Bankrupt

    There are some safeguards in place to ensure that health benefits don't just disappear when a plan is canceled.
  39. When did mutual funds come to the U.S.A.?

    When did mutual funds come to the U.S.A.?

    On March 21,1924, the Massachusetts Investors Trust was incorporated, marking the birth of the American mutual fund industry. ...
  40. Financial Physics:

    Financial Physics: "Natural" Market Laws

    Physics uses math to define the laws of the universe; here, we look at what laws explain the financial universe.
  41. Trading Options With The Zero-Cost Cylinder

    Trading Options With The Zero-Cost Cylinder

    The zero-cost cylinder allows traders to effectively trade the market while protecting their downside.
  42. The Best CEOs Listen To The Street

    The Best CEOs Listen To The Street

    Studies show that transparency and listening to the market are a winning combination for CEOs and the companies they run. ...
  43. On This Day In Finance: July 23 -  Ford Delivers First Model A

    On This Day In Finance: July 23 - Ford Delivers First Model A

    The first car produced by the Ford Motor company was the original Model A that came out in 1903.
  44. Top 5 Fast Food Value Menu Deals

    Top 5 Fast Food Value Menu Deals

    Find out what you can can get for less than $1 and how it compares to cooking it yourself.
  45. What is the gold standard?

    What is the gold standard?

    The gold standard is a monetary system where a country's currency or paper money has a value directly linked to gold. With ...
  46. On This Day In Finance: July 22 - John Dillinger Is Killed

    On This Day In Finance: July 22 - John Dillinger Is Killed

    On July 22, 1934, famed bank robber John Dillinger was killed by FBI agents in Chicago.
  47. Lending From A Loan Officer's Perspective

    Lending From A Loan Officer's Perspective

    Learn how a loan officer thinks, so that you can get the best and safest loan.
  48. What is an alligator spread?

    What is an alligator spread?

    An alligator spread refers to a financial position (a unique combination of put and call options) that is unprofitable because ...
  49. One Person + Multiple Careers = Greater Wealth

    One Person + Multiple Careers = Greater Wealth

    Self-made millionaires are not one-trick ponies. You shouldn't be either.
  50. On This Day In Finance: July 21 - WorldCom Files For Bankruptcy

    On This Day In Finance: July 21 - WorldCom Files For Bankruptcy

    At one time the second largest long distance phone company in the U.S., WorldCom was forced to file for bankruptcy on July ...
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