1. Introducing The New Investopedia

    Introducing The New Investopedia

    You may have noticed something different at Investopedia in the past several weeks. We’re excited to officially announce ...
  2. Emerging Market Bond ETFs: Look Under The Hood

    Emerging Market Bond ETFs: Look Under The Hood

    Interested in diversifying your portfolio with some emerging market debt? Have a look at these key ETFs.
  3. 5 Signs Of A Sooner-Than-Expected Fed Rate Hike

    5 Signs Of A Sooner-Than-Expected Fed Rate Hike

    Market observers are parsing every comment from the Federal Reserve (Fed)’s most recent statement and Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s ...
  4. Revealed: America’s Best (And Worst) Airlines

    Revealed: America’s Best (And Worst) Airlines

    The folks PO'd enough to vent about it on Twitter, “Those #AmericanAirlines losers canceled my flight!” As it turns out, ...
  5. When To Drop Collision -- And Risk It All

    When To Drop Collision -- And Risk It All

    Thinking about dropping the collision coverage on your trusty but aging jalopy? You're most likely to do so after the car's ...
  6. Equipping Your Graduate With Wings

    Equipping Your Graduate With Wings

    After I graduated from high school, I moved out of my parents' home. Shortly after moving out I realized I wasn't quite as ...
  7. The Pros And Cons Of Refinancing A Mortgage Loan

    The Pros And Cons Of Refinancing A Mortgage Loan

    Current refinance rates are at all-time lows; as such, refinancing a mortgage is more attractive than ever before.
  8. SPY Technical Update and Gross Assessment

    SPY Technical Update and Gross Assessment

    Just when you think everything is looking good, the market pulls a fast one on you.
  9. How To Refinance When You Are Self-Employed

    How To Refinance When You Are Self-Employed

    Refinancing is complicated, uncertain, nerve-wracking, time-consuming and expensive - here are tips on how to do it when ...
  10. Should You Spend Your Money Or Your Time?

    Should You Spend Your Money Or Your Time?

    We've all heard that time is money. It can mean various things to various people. Over time, if you save and invest, you ...
  11. Three Reasons To Consider EM Asia

    Three Reasons To Consider EM Asia

    While the economic and monetary environment remains supportive of equity markets, not all stocks have been benefiting lately.
  12. Budget Tips for Foreign Students in the U.S.

    Budget Tips for Foreign Students in the U.S.

    Financial tips and considerations for foreign exchange students coming to the U.S - most exchange students in the U.S come ...
  13. How the Affordable Care Act Changed Insurance

    How the Affordable Care Act Changed Insurance

    6 Ways Obamacare Impacts the Health Insurance Marketplace
  14. 10 Mistakes To Avoid When Trying To Save Money

    10 Mistakes To Avoid When Trying To Save Money

    Addressing the issue of saving money is the most fundamental, yet neglected aspect of personal finance in the U.S. today.
  15. 3 (More) Mistakes To Avoid With Your ETF Portfolio

    3 (More) Mistakes To Avoid With Your ETF Portfolio

    I previously wrote an article about the 5 mistakes to avoid with your ETF portfolio, ranging from not falling in love with ...
  16. Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility

    Preparing Your ETF Portfolio For Increased Volatility

    HSBC’s PMI for the Chinese economy rose to 50.5 from a final reading of 50.2 in August. The manufacturing sector is expanding, ...
  17. Playing Penny Stock-Like ETFs

    Playing Penny Stock-Like ETFs

    While there are no penny stock ETFs or mutual funds, a shrewd investor can pick from a number of small-cap and micro-cap ...
  18. How Low-Volatility ETFs Can Enhance Your Success

    How Low-Volatility ETFs Can Enhance Your Success

    Is your equity portfolio suffering from seasickness? Check out these low-volatility ETFs known for their stability.
  19. Google Stock Too Expensive For You? Try Options

    Google Stock Too Expensive For You? Try Options

    Investing in Google (GOOG) generally requires you to pay the price of the share multiplied by the number of shares bought. ...
  20. Human Capital, An Important Asset For Portfolio Diversification

    Human Capital, An Important Asset For Portfolio Diversification

    An investor’s total wealth consists of two parts – financial capital and human capital. The latter should not be overlooked ...
  21. Impact Of Continuing To Work In Retirement

    Impact Of Continuing To Work In Retirement

    What if you just kept working instead of retiring when you reach 65 or 66? Here's how to calculate how it would affect your ...
  22. Capital Markets

    Capital Markets

    Capital Markets are financial markets where organizations that need money for productive long-term purposes.
  23. Your Investments Should Be Bigger Than A Benchmark

    Your Investments Should Be Bigger Than A Benchmark

    Chances are, you don’t invest for the sheer satisfaction of outperforming a market average. You’ve got bigger fish to fry, ...
  24. When Should I Take Social Security?

    When Should I Take Social Security?

    Confused by your Social Security benefits? You’re not alone. Luckily our expert Rob Kron breaks it down.
  25. Financial Advisors Are Feeling Cyber-insecure

    Financial Advisors Are Feeling Cyber-insecure

    Financial advisors are increasingly fretting over cybersecurity and client data breaches. Here's what they and their clients ...
  26. What You Need To Know About Fannie Mae Mortgages

    What You Need To Know About Fannie Mae Mortgages

    Considering a Fannie Mae mortgage loan? Here's what you should know, from size limits and rates, to required documents.
  27. Typical Retirement Expenses

    Typical Retirement Expenses

    Travel is one thing people start doing more of when they retire. Here are ways to think about how your spending may change ...
  28. The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    Owning gold may not be the best option for hedging against inflation. What else, then? Try treasuries or gold ETFs.
  29. What Type Of Person Needs A Financial Adviser?

    What Type Of Person Needs A Financial Adviser?

    What kind of person should enlist the help of a financial advisor and who might be better off going it alone?
  30. Study These Penny Stock Trading Trends

    Study These Penny Stock Trading Trends

    Any active trader watches trends patterns to devise a strategy. Penny stock traders should do the same; it could help them ...
  31. Entrepreneur Vs. Small Business Owner, Defined

    Entrepreneur Vs. Small Business Owner, Defined

    An entrepreneur is different from a small business owner, and requires a different temperament.
  32. The Retired Person's Guide To Managing Expenses

    The Retired Person's Guide To Managing Expenses

    Use these strategies for managing your expenses when retired, and you'll be able to enjoy life with a minimum of unpleasant ...
  33. How The Bureau Of Labor Statistics Works

    How The Bureau Of Labor Statistics Works

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the primary statistical agency for the U.S. federal government in labor economics ...
  34. 5 Signs You're Spending Too Much In Retirement

    5 Signs You're Spending Too Much In Retirement

    You're finally retired – free to have all the adventures you've dreamed of. Just be sure you have a budget and watch for ...
  35. Net Operating Income

    Net Operating Income

    Net operating income (NOI) reflects income after operating expenses are deducted, but before income taxes and interest are ...
  36. Do Countries With The Most Oil Reserves Actually Produce The Most Oil?

    Do Countries With The Most Oil Reserves Actually Produce The Most Oil?

    Oil, aka Black Gold, is so precious that wars have erupted over it. So why is it that not all oil-rich nations are money-rich ...
  37. 7 Signs You're Spending Too Little In Retirement

    7 Signs You're Spending Too Little In Retirement

    Everyone worries about spending too much when they're retired. But you can also spend too little – and even risk your health. ...
  38. Benefit From Senior Discounts

    Benefit From Senior Discounts

    Retirees and other seniors can save a surprising amount of money using senior discounts. In fact, some places start the senior-savings ...
  39. Retirement: What Percentage Of Salary To Save?

    Retirement: What Percentage Of Salary To Save?

    There's new research on what percentage of salary you should save to ensure you end up with enough for a comfortable retirement. ...
  40. The Key To Apple's Scale? Half A Billion iPhones

    The Key To Apple's Scale? Half A Billion iPhones

    Since 2000, Apple has grown into a $610 billion company with a market cap larger than the GDP of all but 20 countries. Just ...
  41. Kaizen: An American Idea Gets A Japanese Makeover

    Kaizen: An American Idea Gets A Japanese Makeover

    This manufacturing philosophy – made famous by the likes of Toyota – had its start in postwar Japan with an American statistician.
  42. How To Buy Oil Options

    How To Buy Oil Options

    Crude oil options are widely traded energy derivatives, with a twist. They're options on futures, giving the investor some ...
  43. Investing In Luxury Real Estate

    Investing In Luxury Real Estate

    You might not have the money for a luxury home of your dreams, but that doesnt mean there aren't still plenty of ways to ...
  44. What Drives Summer Blockbuster Movie Profits?

    What Drives Summer Blockbuster Movie Profits?

    Moviegoers spent about $1 billion each of the months of May, June, July and August 2014. What is it that makes a summer blockbuster ...
  45. The Economics of Hulu, Netflix, Redbox and Blockbuster

    The Economics of Hulu, Netflix, Redbox and Blockbuster

    These on-demand entertainment giants have already changed the way we consume entertainment. Who is poised to win this race ...
  46. Reduce Your Allocation To Small Cap U.S Stock ETFs

    Reduce Your Allocation To Small Cap U.S Stock ETFs

    The Wall Street media may celebrate the 35% intra-day jump in Alibaba shares. They may tout the record highs in the Dow and ...
  47. Total Debt to Total Assets

    Total Debt to Total Assets

    Total Debt to total assets, also called the debt ratio, is an accounting measurement that shows how much of a company’s assets ...
  48. Gross Profit

    Gross Profit

    Gross Profit is one of several important measurements of a company's profitability.
  49. 5 Ways Your Partner Can Ruin Your Credit

    5 Ways Your Partner Can Ruin Your Credit

    Financial disagreement is one of the top reasons couples split, and often after one person has ruined the other's finances. ...
  50. Investment Options For Bitcoin High-Rollers

    Investment Options For Bitcoin High-Rollers

    Got big money to bet on bitcoins? Here are some options looking to make a splash in 2014.
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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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