1. You CAN Afford To Study Abroad

    Before you jump on the plane, understand the rules and regulations in place. Then, enjoy your time studying aborad!
  2. How do I choose which insurance company to use?

    Picking an insurance company to use is not an easy task, considering the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009. Several financial ...
  3. Market Cycles: The Key To Maximum Returns

    You need to understand the various phases of the market cycle to avoid bubbles and make the best investments.
  4. Damage Control For A Busted Budget

    Budgets break down all the time. Here are some ways to get it back on track.
  5. What is "leverage" as it is used in closed-end funds?

    A distinguishing feature of closed-end funds is their ability to use borrowing as a method to leverage their assets. An ideal ...
  6. Social Security - Are You Covered?

    If you aren't a U.S. citizen, even if you are a legal resident, you may be missing out on government programs.
  7. Accounting Basics

    What is accounting? Learn the basics of this essential way of recording and summarizing financial information.
  8. Want A Hot Job? Follow The Money

    The economy is still struggling, yes. But that doesn't mean there aren't some high-demand jobs in finance still out there. ...
  9. Variable Annuities: The Do-It-Yourself Pension Plan

    Variable annuities can cost more than mutual funds, but that might be worth the protection they can add to your retirement. ...
  10. Costless Collars: Because Asset Allocation Is Not Enough

    Collars are extremely flexible, and can be much more beneficial to your portfolio than asset allocation.
  11. Can You Count On Your Pension?

    We look at how to determine the health of your company's pension plan, and what to do if things are looking grim.
  12. How do I find out how much money a mutual fund manager has in his or her fund?

    It's natural for investors in a mutual fund to want to know how much the fund's management has invested in it. After all, ...
  13. Mergers: The Sign Of Economic Recovery?

    Recent mergers by big players show economic optimism.
  14. Stable Value Funds: Risk Less And Earn More

    Stable value funds can provide higher yields and lower risk.
  15. How does accrual accounting differ from cash basis accounting?

    The main difference between accrual and cash basis accounting is the timing of when revenue and expenses are recognized. ...
  16. What is disability-income insurance?

    Disability-income insurance is insurance that provides financial benefits to a policyholder in the event of sickness or injury ...
  17. Financial Capitalism Opens Doors To Personal Fortune

    The Industrial Revolution introduced a new age of investing and financial self sufficiency.
  18. When Wall Street Loses, CEOs Still Win

    Despite the record losses that occurred in the financial sector, many executives still received huge bonuses.
  19. Jesse Livermore: Lessons From A Legendary Trader

    Jesse Livermore's investing philosophy wasn't foolproof, but he's still recognized as one of the greatest traders in history. ...
  20. The right to preempt allows a common shareholder to...

    A. maintain a proportionate share of ownership. B. decline to exchange convertible debentures.C. vote against issuance of ...
  21. Will Your Wallet Love Eating Organic?

    While you may have more organic and locally grown food options, the bottom line for your personal budget it's going to cost. ...
  22. Financial Career Shift: Get In The Driver's Seat

    Before you agree to work for another investment firm, be sure you know what you're getting into.
  23. Former Convict? Become A Consultant

    Even convicted criminals are becoming consultants with Wall Street prison consulting.
  24. Don't Go Broke Buying Bankrupt Stocks

    Don't be tricked by bankrupt companies' low stock prices; they're low for a reason.
  25. Is Your Broker Acting In Your Best Interest?

    Learn the clues you'll need to determine whether you've chosen a reputable professional.
  26. Company Survival: Cash Conversion Cycle Is Key

    Find out how to use this figure to analyze a firm's financial condition.
  27. Uncover The Next Real Estate Hot Spot

    Real estate land speculation is a way to get in on a hot investment before a boom hits.
  28. Is Your Broker Ripping You Off?

    We show you how to resolve a problem without getting the lawyers involved.
  29. Reduce Your Carbon Tire Print

    Find out whether you should buy new, buy used or just make your machine a bit more green.
  30. Save Money By Winterizing Your Home

    Keep your winter energy bills from overheating this year.
  31. What does the "agency cost of debt" mean?

    Agency cost of debt refers to an increase in cost of debt when the interests of shareholders and management diverge. For ...
  32. If my spouse passes away, will I have to sell my home to meet creditor obligations?

    There are laws that can protect, to a certain extent, the value of a home from property taxes and creditors following the ...
  33. Retirement Savings Tips For 25- To 34-Year-Olds

    Keep saving when mortgages, marriages and debt demand your attention.
  34. 4 Ways To Pinch Pennies In A Tough Recession

    The recession has hit everyone hard, but here are some tips to keep your wallet a little bit fuller.
  35. Will Credit Ratings Agencies Ever Be Trusted Again?

    Criteria used to rate companies is suspect - and even moreso during drastic times.
  36. Expensing Employee Stock Options: Is There A Better Way?

    In 2009, Senators Carl Levin and John McCain introduced a bill to stop the excessive deductions for ESOs. But is there another ...
  37. Why Financial Advisors Disagree

    Financial advisors sometimes offer conflicting opinions that can be confusing for many investors.
  38. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

    Share ownership in a private company is usually quite difficult to value due to the absence of a public market for the shares. ...
  39. The U.S. And China Play Chicken With Other People's Money

    What do the newly-introduced tariffs mean to the average investor?
  40. Medicaid Vs. Long-Term Care Insurance

    These are not equal. Here's why you need to think twice before relying on the government-sponsored program.
  41. 4 Biggest Investor Errors

    It's always good practice to keep Warren Buffett's mantra in mind: "Rule No.1 is: Don't Lose Money. Rule No.2 is: Don't Forget ...
  42. Look Smart: Financial Calculations You Can Do In Your Head

    Ditch your financial calculator and use these handy tips for estimating complex financial calculations on the fly.
  43. How do I use the Nova/Ursa ratio?

    The Nova/Ursa ratio is a contrary indicator designed to gauge market sentiment among retail investors. The ratio gets its ...
  44. Should I pull my money out of an annuity if the insurance company is having financial ...

    If an insurance company is having financial problems, you don't necessarily have to pull your money out of the annuity. Even ...
  45. The Dead Cat Bounce: A Bear In Bull's Clothing?

    Make sure you know the difference between a change in market outlook and short-term recovery.
  46. Financial Crisis Report Card: One Year Later

    As we approach the one year anniversary of the generation's scariest financial crisis, it's worth taking stock of where we ...
  47. Do "Widow And Orphan" Stocks Still Exist?

    Is there such a thing as a safe stock providing high dividend income? It may be time to redefine the terms "widows" and "orphans." ...
  48. Too Good To Be True: The Fall Of IndyMac

    Everything seemed to be going right for the bank giant, but it fell just as quickly as it had once risen.
  49. Which is NOT an element of Keynesian expenditure?

    A. ConsumptionB. Government purchasesC. SavingsD. Net exports Answer: CBusiness investment is the missing element
  50. Data Mining For Investors

    Being an informed investor is extremely important, but where and how do you get the data for your research?
  51. Fund Transactional Activity

    Portfolio turnover is one of the simplest measures of mutual fund quality quality. Find out how to measure it.
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
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    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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