1. 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 ...
  2. 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.
  3. 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 ...
  4. Which of the following BEST describes a wash sale?

    Which of the following BEST describes a wash sale?

    A. Buying and selling the same security simultaneously B. Buying stock while selling the equivalent convertible bondsC. Exercising ...
  5. Business Owners: Avoid Enron-esque Retirement Plans

    Business Owners: Avoid Enron-esque Retirement Plans

    If your business administers a retirement plan, you should recognize what's at stake.
  6. Get Hired In Finance, Despite The Recession

    Get Hired In Finance, Despite The Recession

    During a recession, there are still plenty of options for a business school graduate.
  7. 7 Low-Rate Mortgage Shams

    7 Low-Rate Mortgage Shams

    Interest rates on a mortgage aren't the only factor defining a good loan.
  8. On This Day In Finance: July 20 -  Congress Approves The Bretton Woods Agreement

    On This Day In Finance: July 20 - Congress Approves The Bretton Woods Agreement

    United States Congress officially approves the Bretton Woods Agreement, thus including the U.S. in the Bretton Woods System. ...
  9. Money-Saving Tips For Sports Fans

    Money-Saving Tips For Sports Fans

    If you do a little sleuthing and stay flexible on which teams to follow, you can still enjoy all the excitement of live sporting ...
  10. Subaccounts: As Good Their Clone Funds?

    Subaccounts: As Good Their Clone Funds?

    Variable annuity subaccounts are virtual clones of mutual funds but they have their own CUSIP number and their historical ...
  11. Cut Employee Stock Option Taxes With AMT Credit

    Cut Employee Stock Option Taxes With AMT Credit

    Learn how refundable AMT credits can help you save on taxes, AMT bills and more.
  12. 5 Earnings Season Investing Tips

    5 Earnings Season Investing Tips

    These essential tips will get you through the earnings season.
  13. Pick Stocks Like Peter Lynch

    Pick Stocks Like Peter Lynch

    Learn the basic tenets that helped this famous investor earn his fortune.
  14. You CAN Retire In A Recession

    You CAN Retire In A Recession

    Just because you receive your gold watch during a recession, doesn't mean you can't retire on time.
  15. What is long-term care insurance?

    What is long-term care insurance?

    Long-term care insurance is an insurance policy that that helps a patient pay for long-term care. The policy usually covers ...
  16. How To Master Online Auctions For Fast Cash

    How To Master Online Auctions For Fast Cash

    Online selling is just as easy as in-person selling and can yield five to 10 times the profit.
  17. Top 6 Factors That Drive Investment In China

    Top 6 Factors That Drive Investment In China

    FDI in China surpassed $100 billion in 2010, certain key factors drive foreign direct investment.
  18. On This Day In Finance: July 17 -  America's First Millionaire Is Born

    On This Day In Finance: July 17 - America's First Millionaire Is Born

    John Jacob Astor, a fur trader, was the first recorded millionaire in America.
  19. 10 Careers With Great Job Prospects

    10 Careers With Great Job Prospects

    The unemployment rate may be high, but that doesn't mean you need to sit on the sidelines. Find out which fields have the ...
  20. 6 Hot Careers With Lots Of Jobs

    6 Hot Careers With Lots Of Jobs

    Despite the high unemployment rate, there are some careers with above-average prospects.
  21. What is an e-meeting?

    What is an e-meeting?

    An e-meeting is any meeting that takes place over an electronic medium, as opposed to the traditional face-to-face form. ...
  22. Write Covered Calls To Increase Your IRA Income

    Write Covered Calls To Increase Your IRA Income

    Covered calls may require more attention than bonds or mutual funds, but the payoffs can be worth the trouble.
  23. On This Day In Finance: July 16 - Martha Stewart Is Sent To Prison

    On This Day In Finance: July 16 - Martha Stewart Is Sent To Prison

    Martha Stewart is sentenced for her role in the ImClone stock trading scandal.
  24. Goldman Sachs: Unusual Earnings For An Unusual Company

    Goldman Sachs: Unusual Earnings For An Unusual Company

    Goldman Sachs alumni have an unprecedented history of seamlessly moving from private to public service. Here's a short list ...
  25. Pharma Patent Trolls: Cheap Drugs At A Steep Price

    Pharma Patent Trolls: Cheap Drugs At A Steep Price

    Though patent trolls can help patients achieve cheaper medication in the short-term, everyone pays for it in the long term. ...
  26. "Helicopter Ben" Bernanke: Flying High Or Headed For A Tailspin?

    Bernanke's first four-year term will come to an end in early 2010. Will it be his last?
  27. On This Day In Finance: July 15 - Aerospace Giant Boeing Founded

    On This Day In Finance: July 15 - Aerospace Giant Boeing Founded

    Aerospace Giant Boeing Founded.
  28. 5 Things Every Real Estate Pro Knows

    5 Things Every Real Estate Pro Knows

    Find out how to stop chasing the market and start leading it.
  29. What is indexed universal life insurance?

    What is indexed universal life insurance?

    Indexed univeral life insurance is a lot like universal life insurance, however it does have a couple of wrinkles not found ...
  30. What is pension maximization?

    What is pension maximization?

    Pension maximization refers to a strategy for choosing a payout option at the time of your retirement. Employees near retirement ...
  31. 6 Sources Of Free Cash For Student Loans

    6 Sources Of Free Cash For Student Loans

    Websites and credit cards can offer you direct and indirect sources of free money to pay off your student loan.
  32. What was the Gold Reserve Act?

    What was the Gold Reserve Act?

    The Gold Reserve Act of 1934 gave the government the power to peg the value of the dollar to gold and adjust it as it pleased. ...
  33. The conduit theory...

    The conduit theory...

    A. leads to the SEC's preference to allow exchanges to self-regulate.B. suggests that expenditure is the key to governing ...
  34. 4 Wealth-Building Secrets

    4 Wealth-Building Secrets

    Protect what you have while shifting risk is the motto of the rich. Find out how a life insurance policy can help you do ...
  35. The Real Cost Of Drinking Coffee

    The Real Cost Of Drinking Coffee

    How much is your morning jolt hurting your wallet? More than half of Americans drink coffee every day, and the costs add ...
  36. On This Day In Finance: July 13 - Live Aid Concert Raises $70 million

    On This Day In Finance: July 13 - Live Aid Concert Raises $70 million

    The first global concert raised millions of dollars to help the poor in Ethiopia.
  37. Understanding Oil Industry Terminology

    Understanding Oil Industry Terminology

    The drillers are just one aspect of the oil & gas industry, and by knowing some details of their role, you'll be better ...
  38. Shopping Online: Convenience, Bargains And A Few Scams

    Shopping Online: Convenience, Bargains And A Few Scams

    Shopping from the comfort of your couch has major benefits - and some unpleasant side effects.
  39. Planning For Unemployment

    Planning For Unemployment

    Preparation can help you land on your feet after getting the "old heave-ho".
  40. Funding Your Retirement Is No Joke

    Funding Your Retirement Is No Joke

    Saving for your golden years is an important goal, especially since so many Americans don't save a penny.
  41. Real Estate Vs. Stocks: Which One's Right For You?

    Real Estate Vs. Stocks: Which One's Right For You?

    There are ups and downs for both real estate and stock investments, so before diving in, know the differences between the ...
  42. A 529 Plan Fit For An Ivy League Education

    A 529 Plan Fit For An Ivy League Education

    The Independent 529 plan offers a unique investment for those wanting to send their kids to the best colleges in the U.S. ...
  43. 4 Good Reasons To Quit Your Job

    4 Good Reasons To Quit Your Job

    Sarah Palin's recent resignation left many wondering why. Here are some good reasons for anyone to quit their job.
  44. On This Day In Finance: July 10 - Adolphus Busch Is Born

    On This Day In Finance: July 10 - Adolphus Busch Is Born

    On this day in 1839, German-born American brewer Adolphus Busch was born
  45. The Real Cost Of Smoking

    The Real Cost Of Smoking

    Aside from the health effects, the financial cost of smoking is way higher than you think.
  46. Top 4 Things That Determine A Home's Value

    Top 4 Things That Determine A Home's Value

    Your house depreciates over time, while the land beneath it is likely to do the opposite.
  47. 10 Biggest All-Star Bargains Of 2009

    10 Biggest All-Star Bargains Of 2009

    With the 2009 MLB All-Star game in St.Louis a days away, here's a look at some All-Stars with bargain basement salaries. ...
  48. On This Day In Finance: July 9 - New York Airways Launches First Helicopter Service

    On This Day In Finance: July 9 - New York Airways Launches First Helicopter Service

    New York Airway launches the first passenger helicopter air service in New York City.
  49. The Great Inflation Of The 1970s

    The Great Inflation Of The 1970s

    Political moves meant prevent unemployment served to do the opposite, creating one of the worst fiscal disasters of the century. ...
  50. 3 Things To Get In Order Before You Die

    3 Things To Get In Order Before You Die

    In the aftermath of the Jackson death, it has become evident that you need to make your wishes known.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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