1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 5 Services To Usher In New Clients

    5 Services To Usher In New Clients

    Discover ways in which advisors are increasingly choosing to promote their businesses.
  4. The Government And Risk: A Love-Hate Relationship

    The Government And Risk: A Love-Hate Relationship

    Though the U.S. government can help its citizens by subsidizing risky loans, the costs always come back to the taxpayers. ...
  5. Don't Be Misled By Investment Advertising

    Don't Be Misled By Investment Advertising

    Investment companies and brokers want to sell. Unfortunately, this can result in promotional material that is not entirely ...
  6. Health Insurance Tips For College Students

    Health Insurance Tips For College Students

    Why buy for health insurance when your parents' policy can cover you? Read on to avoid paying twice.
  7. Health Insurance: Paying For Pre-Existing Conditions

    Health Insurance: Paying For Pre-Existing Conditions

    If you bring a pre-existing condition to a new insurer, you may find yourself without coverage.
  8. Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Use these simple ideas to save money and get better coverage for your house.
  9. 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. ...
  10. 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.
  11. Global View: Investing In Emerging Markets

    Global View: Investing In Emerging Markets

    In recent months, investors have been looking overseas for opportunities in emerging markets (EMs).
  12. Hypothesis Testing in Finance: Concept & Examples

    Hypothesis Testing in Finance: Concept & Examples

    When you're indecisive about an investment, the best way to keep a cool head might be test various hypotheses using the most ...
  13. Follow Buffet's Discipline & Beat The Market

    Follow Buffet's Discipline & Beat The Market

    Warren Buffett was once asked what is more important to become a successful investor: intelligence or discipline? His answer ...
  14. Material Adverse Effect A Warning Sign For Stocks

    Material Adverse Effect A Warning Sign For Stocks

    Learn what this phrase means and how to spot it in a company's financial statements.
  15. What You Need To Know About COBRA Health Insurance

    What You Need To Know About COBRA Health Insurance

    We go through everything you need to know about COBRA so that you can decide if it's right for you.
  16. Using the Coppock Curve to Generate Stock Trade Signals

    Using the Coppock Curve to Generate Stock Trade Signals

    How the Coppock Curve momentum indicator can help you isolate buying opportunities and exit points in the stock market.
  17. Technical Top-Down Investing: Analyzing The Market

    Technical Top-Down Investing: Analyzing The Market

    The top-down investment strategy depends on economy and market strength. Find out what you should know before jumping in. ...
  18. After-Tax Balance Rules For Retirement Accounts

    After-Tax Balance Rules For Retirement Accounts

    Accumulating post-tax assets can work to your advantage. Find out how.
  19. Trading Without Noise

    Trading Without Noise

    False signals can drown out underlying trends. Find out how to tone them down and tune them out.
  20. Can Good News Be A Signal To Sell?

    Can Good News Be A Signal To Sell?

    Sometimes positive announcements can mean bad news for a stock. Find out why.
  21. Is Your Psyche Ready For A Bull Market?

    Is Your Psyche Ready For A Bull Market?

    Not all investors are mentally prepared for when a much-awaited bull market finally comes charging in.
  22. Spotting A Market Bottom

    Spotting A Market Bottom

    Recognizing a market bottom can lead to huge opportunities for an investor. We go over how you can spot the bottom so that ...
  23. Independent 401(K): A Top Retirement Vehicle For Sole Proprietors

    Independent 401(K): A Top Retirement Vehicle For Sole Proprietors

    This vehicle has several advtanges over the SEP IRA. Find out why it's often a better alternative.
  24. How Your Finances Compare To The Average American

    How Your Finances Compare To The Average American

    The phrase personal finance is pretty apt; your budget, financial goals and income are all unique to you, but there are some ...
  25. Guide To 401(k) And IRA Rollovers

    Guide To 401(k) And IRA Rollovers

    Follow the steps detailed below when you need to roll over your 401(k) or IRA account to be sure you preserve tax benefits ...
  26. Which Canadian Oil Stocks Are The Best?

    Which Canadian Oil Stocks Are The Best?

    Canada is a prime option when investing in oil companies and oil-related assets. Here are four long-term picks worth your ...
  27. The Best Books On Warren Buffett

    The Best Books On Warren Buffett

    These six books aren’t as satisfying as owning Berkshire shares has been for the last 45 years, but there is a lot of knowledge ...
  28. PepsiCo's $66B Global Snack And Drink Empire

    PepsiCo's $66B Global Snack And Drink Empire

    With 14 billion-dollar beverage brands, you'll be surprised to learn that most of PepsiCo's revenue derives from foods. Here's ...
  29. How To Pick Winning Penny Stocks

    How To Pick Winning Penny Stocks

    Cheap doesn't always equal good. When choosing penny stocks, investors would be wise to note several key factors that affect ...
  30. No Faith In Bitcoin? Profit From Shorting It

    No Faith In Bitcoin? Profit From Shorting It

    Most articles assume that bitcoin prices will rise. But what about those who think it's a Ponzi scheme? This article is for ...
  31. I have some stocks in a taxable account. Can I use them to fund my Roth IRA instead ...

    I have some stocks in a taxable account. Can I use them to fund my Roth IRA instead ...

    Regular IRA contributions must be made in cash. Contributions of securities are not allowed. Internal Revenue Code Section ...
  32. I want to close my IRA account. What percentage will I lose to tax?

    I want to close my IRA account. What percentage will I lose to tax?

    You can move the amount by means of a trustee-to-trustee transfer to another IRA, or roll over the amount to your 401(k). ...
  33. Where does stimulus economics come from?

    Where does stimulus economics come from?

    Depending on which type of economist you talk to, stimulus economics originated from the ideas of either a book published ...
  34. I am starting a limited liability company (LLC). I will be the sole member. Can I ...

    I am starting a limited liability company (LLC). I will be the sole member. Can I ...

    In a word, yes. A limited liability company (LLC) is eligible to establish a simplified employee pension (SEP). Keep in mind ...
  35. In an IPO, who is a greensheet distributed to and for what purpose?

    In an IPO, who is a greensheet distributed to and for what purpose?

    One of the most talked about documents that arises in the process of introducing a new issue is the greensheet. This is an ...
  36. I earn more than the income limit for both a Roth and Traditional IRA deduction. ...

    I earn more than the income limit for both a Roth and Traditional IRA deduction. ...

    It is always a good choice to fund the individual retirement account (IRA), even if the owner is not eligible to claim the ...
  37. What exactly is being done when shares are bought and sold?

    What exactly is being done when shares are bought and sold?

    Most stocks are traded on physical or virtual exchanges. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), for example, is a physical exchange ...
  38. When computing the PEG ratio for a stock, how is a company's earnings growth rate ...

    When computing the PEG ratio for a stock, how is a company's earnings growth rate ...

    Remember that the price/earnings to growth ratio (PEG ratio) is simply a given stock's price/earnings ratio (P/E ratio) divided ...
  39. Why do companies decide to unbundle their lines of business?

    Why do companies decide to unbundle their lines of business?

    In recent years, companies have discovered that there are limits to the gains created by having all major business activities ...
  40. Industry Handbook

    Industry Handbook

    In this feature, we take an in-depth look at the various techniques that determine the value and investment quality of companies ...
  41. I get multiple mailings to my house from companies that my spouse, children and I ...

    I get multiple mailings to my house from companies that my spouse, children and I ...

    It's not uncommon for there to be more than one investment account holder in one household. If multiple members of your household ...
  42. Ethical Investing Tutorial

    Ethical Investing Tutorial

    Learn everything there is to know about ethical investing.
  43. What is the formula for calculating the current ratio?

    What is the formula for calculating the current ratio?

    Find out how to calculate the current ratio and what that result can tell you about a potential investment.
  44. What was the Mahonia company and why did it become the subject of a lawsuit?

    What was the Mahonia company and why did it become the subject of a lawsuit?

    In 1992, J.P.Morgan went into the energy trading business by creating a venture company called Mahonia Limited. At least, ...
  45. Become A Certified Financial Divorce Analyst

    Become A Certified Financial Divorce Analyst

    Use your financial knowledge to help people preserve their financial integrity after a failed marriage.
  46. War's Influence On Wall Street

    War's Influence On Wall Street

    Blitzkrieg? Dawn raids? Sounds like the markets and the battlefield have a few things in common.
  47. Why Your Will Should Name Designated Beneficiaries

    Why Your Will Should Name Designated Beneficiaries

    Find out how to make the tough decisions when it comes to choosing who will receive your assets and how they will be paid ...
  48. SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know

    SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories and progress.
  49. Beware Of Wall Street's Three Big Lies

    Beware Of Wall Street's Three Big Lies

    Don't get swindled into buying snake oil from Wall Street. Find out three lies that can lead to losing investments.
  50. Changes In Tax Legislation And Regulation

    Changes In Tax Legislation And Regulation

    Keeping on top of these amendments can help you avoid penalties and take advantage of benefits.
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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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