1. The Leap-Year Phenomenon

    The Leap-Year Phenomenon

    Find out if you can build a strategy around the behavior of the market in the presidential cycle.
  2. Working Capital Works

    Working Capital Works

    A company's efficiency, financial strength and cash-flow health show in its management of working capital.
  3. Evaluating The Board Of Directors

    Evaluating The Board Of Directors

    Corporate structure can tell you a lot about a company's potential. Learn more here.
  4. The Basic Language Of Candlestick Charting

    The Basic Language Of Candlestick Charting

    If you want to use candlestick charting to get a sense of where a stock is headed, you need to learn how to read this unique ...
  5. Warren Buffett's Best Buys

    Warren Buffett's Best Buys

    The Oracle of Omaha's "Rip van Winkle" approach has served him well. Read on to learn more.
  6. Economic Value Added - EVA

    Economic Value Added - EVA

    Learn about this metric that measures a company's financial performance based on its residual wealth.
  7. Sovereign Debt Overview

    Sovereign Debt Overview

    The national or government debt is a combination of both internal and external debt. The external debt is referred to as ...
  8. The Causes And Effects Of Credit Shocks

    The Causes And Effects Of Credit Shocks

    These shocks cycle through history. Find out what you need to know to avoid the alarm bells.
  9. Fiscal Policy

    Fiscal Policy

    Fiscal Policy is the combined governmental decisions regarding its taxing and spending.
  10. Top Tips For Successfully Renting Out Your Home

    Top Tips For Successfully Renting Out Your Home

    Renting out your home can be a great way to ride out a real estate slump - if you do it right.
  11. Tips For The Prospective Landlord

    Tips For The Prospective Landlord

    Investing in rental property can generate serious income, but there's more to it than collecting rent.
  12. Gunslinger Portfolio Managers

    Gunslinger Portfolio Managers

    Learn the high-risks associated with hiring a gunslinger to manage your investments.
  13. Is Your Insurance Company Going Belly Up?

    Is Your Insurance Company Going Belly Up?

    When insurance companies go bankrupt or face financial difficulty, it's bad news for policy holders.
  14. Analysis: Should You Get A Gold IRA?

    Analysis: Should You Get A Gold IRA?

    Yes, you can invest in actual gold or other precious metals for your IRA. See the special rules for gold IRAs and what gold ...
  15. Combating Retirement's Silent Killer: Inflation

    Combating Retirement's Silent Killer: Inflation

    Inflation can devour a once secure nest egg. Learn how to protect yours.
  16. 3 Retirement Plan Moves To Make Before Year-End

    3 Retirement Plan Moves To Make Before Year-End

    If you don't know what must be done before December 31 you may miss opportunities - or even pay penalties.
  17. Spotting Breakouts As Easy As ACD

    Spotting Breakouts As Easy As ACD

    Wondering what it means to be a "logical trader"? Take a look at this system devised by Mark Fisher.
  18. Divorcing? The Right Way to Split Retirement Plans

    Divorcing? The Right Way to Split Retirement Plans

    Mishandling how you define and allocate retirement-plan assets in a divorce can cost you plenty in taxes and aggravation. ...
  19. How To Break Bad Trading Habits

    How To Break Bad Trading Habits

    It isn't making money on each trade that counts, but developing a long-term plan that works.
  20. What Investors Can Learn From Insider Trading

    What Investors Can Learn From Insider Trading

    Some insider trading is actually legal - and can be extremely telling for investors.
  21. Time To Rethink Your Post-Work Needs

    Time To Rethink Your Post-Work Needs

    Don't rely on popular wisdom. Get the facts and plan for a comfortable future.
  22. How To Dispute A Credit Card Charge

    How To Dispute A Credit Card Charge

    Follow these steps if you've been ripped off or spot an error on your bill.
  23. Introduction To The CAIA Designation

    Introduction To The CAIA Designation

    Are you preparing for a CAIA designation? Don't worry, we'll give you a bit of insight.
  24. Trying On Potential Employers

    Trying On Potential Employers

    Ditch your ego, prove that you'll work hard and don't settle for the wrong company.
  25. The Green Marketing Machine

    The Green Marketing Machine

    Don't let corporations greenwash their dirty laundry. Learn how to spot a phony.
  26. Watch Out For Changes In Credit Card Agreements

    Watch Out For Changes In Credit Card Agreements

    If a credit card company changes its terms, you could pay a steep price. Find out how to stay informed.
  27. Drawbacks Of Travel Reward Programs

    Drawbacks Of Travel Reward Programs

    These nearly universal loyalty programs can have handy perks, but they're not a free ride.
  28. How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

    How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

    Being a leader can help you in your career. Here are some tips for improving your leadership skills.
  29. Understanding The National Association Of Realtors

    Understanding The National Association Of Realtors

    Not every real estate agent or broker is a realtor. Here's what the difference is and why working with a member of the NAR ...
  30. 5 Ways To Buy A Used Car

    5 Ways To Buy A Used Car

    Buying a used car usually takes a little extra effort, but it can save most buyers a considerable amount of money.
  31. Fracking Companies: Practices, Profit Opportunities & Outlook

    Fracking Companies: Practices, Profit Opportunities & Outlook

    Learn about the business opportunities available to companies in the fracking, how they operate and new innovations going ...
  32. What Is Bitcoin's Intrinsic Value?

    What Is Bitcoin's Intrinsic Value?

    What would bitcoin's price look like in the event of widespread adoption?
  33. I own a small business. Can the SBO-401(k) work for me?

    I own a small business. Can the SBO-401(k) work for me?

    The SBO-401(k) can only be adopted by businesses in which only the business's owners are eligible participants in the plan. ...
  34. Earnings within a Roth IRA are tax free, so are these earnings included in the modified ...

    Earnings within a Roth IRA are tax free, so are these earnings included in the modified ...

    There are two possible answers to this question, depending on whether or not the distribution from the Roth IRA is qualified.Earnings ...
  35. My husband left his ex-wife as his retirement plan beneficiary. Can this be changed?

    My husband left his ex-wife as his retirement plan beneficiary. Can this be changed?

    Even when assets are divided following a divorce, in many cases, former spouses and heirs engage the services of attorneys ...
  36. Is it possible to reverse an IRA? I received a QDRO and owe money to my ex-husband. ...

    Is it possible to reverse an IRA? I received a QDRO and owe money to my ex-husband. ...

    Because a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO) is a court order, it cannot be reversed once it is received and processed ...
  37. Is it wise to put an IRA account into a fixed or variable annuity?

    Is it wise to put an IRA account into a fixed or variable annuity?

    The answer to this depends on an individual's investment goals, requirements and risk tolerance. During the 1990s, the majority ...
  38. Are any special forms or documents required when transferring an IRA/SEP/SIMPLE to ...

    Are any special forms or documents required when transferring an IRA/SEP/SIMPLE to ...

    Most firms require that you complete their account transfer request form, which they use to request the transfer of assets ...
  39. Can I donate stock to charity?

    Can I donate stock to charity?

    Giving stock, instead of cash, as a donation can greatly benefit both parties. You will find that most charities, hospitals, ...
  40. What does a

    What does a "5 by 5" power in a trust document mean?

    It is not uncommon that wealthy individuals are concerned with leaving large sums of money to specific beneficiaries for ...
  41. What is the difference between economic value added and market value added?

    What is the difference between economic value added and market value added?

    Economic value added (EVA) is a performance measure developed by Stern Stewart & Co that attempts to measure the true ...
  42. Why do some preferred stocks have a higher yield than common stocks?

    Why do some preferred stocks have a higher yield than common stocks?

    Before we answer this question, let's just take a quick review of what a stock's yield is actually measuring.The yield is ...
  43. Online Investment Scams Tutorial

    Online Investment Scams Tutorial

    To bamboozle someone out of their money is an age-old ruse. Learn about some of the gimmicks modern-day swindlers use and ...
  44. Why does after-hours trading (AHT) exist?

    Why does after-hours trading (AHT) exist?

    The advent of the Internet and electronic information exchanges has opened financial market trading to millions of investors ...
  45. What is the Mont Pelerin Society?

    What is the Mont Pelerin Society?

    The Mont Pelerin Society was formed in 1947 when economist Friedrich von Hayek invited 39 people to meet at Mont Pelerin ...
  46. Macroeconomics

    Macroeconomics

    Find out everything you need to know about macroeconomics.
  47. What is the formula for calculating compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Excel?

    What is the formula for calculating compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in Excel?

    The concept of CAGR is relatively straightforward and requires only three primary inputs: an investments beginning value, ...
  48. What are the sources of funding available for companies?

    What are the sources of funding available for companies?

    Despite all the differences among companies, there are only a few sources of funds available to all firms. 1. They make profit ...
  49. What is the difference between a broker and a market maker?

    What is the difference between a broker and a market maker?

    A broker is an intermediary who has a license to buy and sell securities on a client's behalf. Stockbrokers coordinate contracts ...
  50. How can average investors get involved in an IPO?

    How can average investors get involved in an IPO?

    An initial public offering, or IPO, is the first sale of stock by a new company, usually a private company trying to go public. ...
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    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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