1. What's considered to be a good debt-to-income (DTI) ratio?

    What's considered to be a good debt-to-income (DTI) ratio?

    Your debt-to-income ratio helps lenders determine your credit worthiness. Find out how to calculate your score and whether ...
  2. What are the benefits of splitting my tax refund?

    What are the benefits of splitting my tax refund?

    If you receive a refund when you file your tax return, there are some convenient options you can take advantage of.
  3. 5 Things To Know About The Alibaba IPO

    5 Things To Know About The Alibaba IPO

    Five things to know about the company that dominates the world’s largest e-commerce market.
  4. Warren Buffett's Bear Market Maneuvers

    Warren Buffett's Bear Market Maneuvers

    This esteemed investor rarely changes his long-term investing strategy, no matter what the market does.
  5. Understand Your Role In The Investing Process

    Understand Your Role In The Investing Process

    Knowing what to expect when managing your assets will help you achieve your financial goals.
  6. Day Trading Strategies

    Day Trading Strategies

    Day trading is the term often used for buying and selling stocks within the same day. Day traders seek to make a profit by ...
  7. How do I get a split tax refund?

    How do I get a split tax refund?

    You don't have to receive your tax refund in a lump sum. Learn the options you have for splitting the money the IRS owes ...
  8. How Gilead Sciences Became A Big Name In Biotech

    How Gilead Sciences Became A Big Name In Biotech

    How does a company start with an unfortunate bout of dengue fever and grow to be a multibillion dollar corporation?
  9. Where's The Market Headed Now?

    Where's The Market Headed Now?

    Whether up, down or sideways, learn about some of the factors that drive stock market moves.
  10. Medicaid Vs. Medicare

    Medicaid Vs. Medicare

    Medicare and Medicaid only sound similar. Medicaid doesn't require being 65 or disabled to get benefits. Some low-income ...
  11. 7 Ways To Consolidate Debt

    7 Ways To Consolidate Debt

    Different loan sources to use when you consolidate debt.
  12. How does Fannie Mae (FNMA) make money?

    How does Fannie Mae (FNMA) make money?

    Fannie Mae is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) established in 1938 to expand the flow of mortgage money by creating ...
  13. How do I know whether to itemize deductions or take the standard deduction?

    How do I know whether to itemize deductions or take the standard deduction?

    Taking the standard deduction is the easiest and most common method chosen by filers, but many taxpayers may wind up paying ...
  14. How does Warren Buffett choose the companies he buys?

    How does Warren Buffett choose the companies he buys?

    Investors have long praised Warren Buffett’s ability to pick great companies to invest in. Lauded for consistently following ...
  15. What technical indicators can I use to find undervalued stock?

    What technical indicators can I use to find undervalued stock?

    Investors seeking new ideas may want to look to technical analysis to see whether the market has undervalued a particular ...
  16. Gold Scams To Watch Out For

    Gold Scams To Watch Out For

    Buying and selling gold can be extremely lucrative, but there are also many risks associated with gold. Here are some useful ...
  17. The Role Of Speculators In The Commodity Market

    The Role Of Speculators In The Commodity Market

    Contrary to popular belief, speculators are important for the market. Find out exactly what they do.
  18. How Return On Equity Can Help You Find Profitable Stocks

    How Return On Equity Can Help You Find Profitable Stocks

    It pays to invest in companies that generate profits more efficiently than their rivals. This is where ROE comes in.
  19. Wall Street’s Glass Ceiling

    Wall Street’s Glass Ceiling

    It’s tough to boast that there are more female CEOs than ever before when they make up only 4.2% of the total.
  20. How Much Disaster Can Gold Hedge?

    How Much Disaster Can Gold Hedge?

    Gold holds up well in the face of fear, but offers little in times of true collapse.
  21. Trade Like A Hedge Fund Master

    Trade Like A Hedge Fund Master

    Simple techniques can limit losses - but at a cost.
  22. Find The Right Financial Advisor

    Find The Right Financial Advisor

    Learn how to weed out those who are just out to make a quick buck.
  23. Does Higher Risk Really Lead To Higher Returns?

    Does Higher Risk Really Lead To Higher Returns?

    Learn about what is being dubbed the low-volatility anomaly, why it exists and what we can learn from it.
  24. Is The Gold Pain Over?

    Is The Gold Pain Over?

    After falling more than 13%, gold has staged a rebound but is that for fundamental reasons or the work of value investors? ...
  25. When Financial Crisis Strikes The Bank Of Mom And Dad

    When Financial Crisis Strikes The Bank Of Mom And Dad

    If you really want your kids to learn to be financially responsible adults, it's time to stop giving them money.
  26. Invest Like Madoff - Without The Jail Time

    Invest Like Madoff - Without The Jail Time

    This Ponzi scammer's professed strategy has been vilified, but it actually works.
  27. Top 4 Most Competitive Financial Careers

    Top 4 Most Competitive Financial Careers

    If your goals include a big paycheck and working for a Wall Street firm, then you need to learn how to meet employers' expectations. ...
  28. Cheap Steps To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    Cheap Steps To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    Making small adjustments to your habits and lifestyle can have big payoffs.
  29. 10 Ways To Improve Your Credit Report

    10 Ways To Improve Your Credit Report

    A good credit rating can make your life simpler in almost every way. Here's how to build up yours – and repair it if times ...
  30. Fracking Can't Happen Without These Companies

    Fracking Can't Happen Without These Companies

    With all the attention paid to fracking, what is are the good investment opportunities? Are the companies that extract oil ...
  31. How Fracking Affects Natural Gas Prices

    How Fracking Affects Natural Gas Prices

    Whatever you think of fracking, it has done one thing: kept the price of natural gas from increasing any more than it has.
  32. Valuing And Investing In Internet Companies

    Valuing And Investing In Internet Companies

    How do we pick the right names to invest in from this highly lucrative sector?
  33. Evaluating An Heirloom

    Evaluating An Heirloom

    Whether it's jewelry, furniture or a book collection, once you inherit it you need to decide what to do with it. First, find ...
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    Most Affordable Cups of Coffee

    With coffee playing an important role in social norms, this article looks at the most and least affordable cups of coffee ...
  35. 5 Economic Changes That Fatten Your Grocery Bill

    5 Economic Changes That Fatten Your Grocery Bill

    Global economic conditions are working to bloat our food costs. And for many, even the smallest increase in food prices can ...
  36. Why Schlumberger Is A Name You Should Know

    Why Schlumberger Is A Name You Should Know

    Want to make money in the oil and gas industry? Be an ancillary service provider--that's where the real money is.
  37. Top Places To Get A Free Credit Score Or Report

    Top Places To Get A Free Credit Score Or Report

    When's the last time you checked your credit report? With all the hacking out there, don't wait for the car dealer to find ...
  38. Using Economic Capital To Determine Risk

    Using Economic Capital To Determine Risk

    Discover how banks and financial institutions use economic capital to enhance risk management.
  39. A Career In Real Estate Portfolio Management

    A Career In Real Estate Portfolio Management

    Find out why this job more closely resembles the role of a CEO than an asset manager.
  40. The Taylor Rule: An Economic Model For Monetary Policy

    The Taylor Rule: An Economic Model For Monetary Policy

    This interest rate forecasting model has helped central banks around the world adjust their rates to balance out inflation. ...
  41. How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

    How Do Real Estate Agents Get Paid?

    Here's how real estate commissions on home sales really work. And, yes, they're negotiable.
  42. How To Plan For The Charitable Giving Boom

    How To Plan For The Charitable Giving Boom

    Of the $58 trillion that will be passed over the next several decades, $26 trillion could go to charity. Here's how to plan ...
  43. How Visa Counts On Your Free-Spending Ways

    How Visa Counts On Your Free-Spending Ways

    The credit card transaction business is so profitable, Visa Inc. doesn't even bother lending money. Here's how they make ...
  44. Beware Of Payday Loans

    Beware Of Payday Loans

    Even if you're desperate for cash, try our alternatives before falling into the payday loan trap - that money could cost ...
  45. Pitfalls Of Copycat Investing

    Pitfalls Of Copycat Investing

    While it may sound good in theory to attempt to mimic the investment style and profile of a successful institution, it is ...
  46. Five Online College Grants for Single Mothers

    Five Online College Grants for Single Mothers

    A degree may get you a better-paying job, but you probably need a good-paying job to pay for it and afford child care at ...
  47. This is What the Fed’s Monetary Policy Means To You

    This is What the Fed’s Monetary Policy Means To You

    It’s a good thing for everyone concerned with their finances to take five minutes or so to find out what the Federal Reserve ...
  48. Don’t Fight The Fed? Don’t Fight The Treasury Bond ETF Trend

    Don’t Fight The Fed? Don’t Fight The Treasury Bond ETF Trend

    Think of the U.S. economy as a tricycle. It has three wheels that, if they are all working together, you can get extraordinary ...
  49. Tactical Asset Allocation And Longer-Term ETF Trends

    Tactical Asset Allocation And Longer-Term ETF Trends

    One of the most common expressions in the investment world is that "one day does not a trend make."
  50. With US Volatility on the Upswing, Take a Look at Asia

    With US Volatility on the Upswing, Take a Look at Asia

    Although the U.S. economic recovery appears to be gaining steam, lofty stock prices and rising geopolitical risks are finally ...
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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