1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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.
  4. 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?
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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.
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Net Operating Income

    Net Operating Income

    Net operating income (NOI) reflects income after operating expenses are deducted, but before income taxes and interest are ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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. ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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. ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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.
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. Gross Profit

    Gross Profit

    Gross Profit is one of several important measurements of a company's profitability.
  24. 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. ...
  25. 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.
  26. Comparing Credit Card Companies

    Comparing Credit Card Companies

    The four main credit card networks all have distinct strengths and drawbacks. Be sure you understand their unique traits ...
  27. Alibaba's Goal: Supplant eBay, Amazon and Paypal

    Alibaba's Goal: Supplant eBay, Amazon and Paypal

    Within hours of its IPO, Alibaba's market cap surpassed Walmart's. So why is it that so many people still don't know what ...
  28. What is Risk Management?

    What is Risk Management?

    Risk management is the process of assessing, managing and also mitigating losses. For investors, risk management is where ...
  29. Investing In China

    Investing In China

    Investment opportunity is huge in China. However, investors should consider the pitfalls, understand the risks and rewards, ...
  30. Top Homebuyer Tradeoffs

    Top Homebuyer Tradeoffs

    What are you willing to sacrifice when you buy a new home?
  31. Can Investors Trust Official Statistics?

    Can Investors Trust Official Statistics?

    The official statistics in some countries need to be taken with a grain of salt. Find out why you should be skeptical.
  32. How To Score A Private Student Loan

    How To Score A Private Student Loan

    Think of private student loans as a last resort to pay for college – they cost more than other types. Here's how to find ...
  33. Tracking Your Portfolio On Yahoo! Finance

    Tracking Your Portfolio On Yahoo! Finance

    Yahoo! Finance can sync with brokerage accounts, merge and track investments to monitor performance and help you understand ...
  34. How To Select A Penny Stock Broker

    How To Select A Penny Stock Broker

    Penny stocks' potential for high yield can be enticing to some investors, but due to the sordid history of such stocks, it's ...
  35. How To Avoid Buying A

    How To Avoid Buying A "Lemon" Product

    A lack of information can lead people into bad purchases and bad investments. Find out how you can avoid these lemons.
  36. Six Steps To A Better Business Budget

    Six Steps To A Better Business Budget

    This easy but essential process helps owners ensure that their businesses can stay afloat.
  37. The Federal Reserve’s Policy For ETF Investors

    The Federal Reserve’s Policy For ETF Investors

    The market climbs a "Wall of Worry," yet the only apprehension that sends stock investors for the exit doors relates to the ...
  38. Forex Exotic Currency Trading: Risks & Rewards

    Forex Exotic Currency Trading: Risks & Rewards

    Exotic currencies are off the beaten path and are not for novices, but experienced forex investors might find the high risk-reward ...
  39. Credit Card Or Cash?

    Credit Card Or Cash?

    Credit cards are convenient to use, but not always the best choice. Here are 5 times you shouldn't pay with a credit card ...
  40. GAAP

    GAAP

    Learn more about the generally accepted accounting principles, standards and procedures that companies use to compile their ...
  41. How can I make sure I get all my eligible deductions?

    How can I make sure I get all my eligible deductions?

    Most tax preparation software does a good job. However, like any recipe, the end results are only as good as what goes into ...
  42. Fed's Discount Rate

    Fed's Discount Rate

    The Federal discount rate is the amount of interest a central bank charges private banks for short-term loans.
  43. Can I still set up an SEP if one of my employees refuses to participate?

    Can I still set up an SEP if one of my employees refuses to participate?

    You can establish the SEP IRA, even if the employee refuses to participant. However, you would need to establish an IRA for ...
  44. R-Squared

    R-Squared

    Learn more about this statistical measurement used to represent movement between a security and its benchmark.
  45. Can I roll a Traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    Can I roll a Traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    A 529 plan, also known as a "qualified tuition program", is an investment vehicle that allows individuals to save for education ...
  46. Using The Current Ratio

    Using The Current Ratio

    Find out more on how this liquidity ratio is used to measure a company's ability to pay short-term obligations.
  47. Does it make sense to convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth when the market’s down?

    Does it make sense to convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth when the market’s down?

    If your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is $100,000 or less and you are not married filing separately, you may initiate ...
  48. Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Use these simple ideas to save money and get better coverage for your house.
  49. Why You Don’t Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance

    Why You Don’t Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance

    Mortgage protection life insurance sounds great in concept - a guarantee that your mortgage will be paid off if you die unexpectedly. ...
  50. A Look At Single-Premium Life Insurance

    A Look At Single-Premium Life Insurance

    Want to provide for your dependents and finance your own long-term care? Learn more here.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    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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