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  1. On This Day In Finance: July 17 -  America's First Millionaire Is Born

    On This Day In Finance: July 17 - America's First Millionaire Is Born

    John Jacob Astor, a fur trader, was the first recorded millionaire in America.
  2. Goldman Sachs: Unusual Earnings For An Unusual Company

    Goldman Sachs: Unusual Earnings For An Unusual Company

    Goldman Sachs alumni have an unprecedented history of seamlessly moving from private to public service. Here's a short list ...
  3. 4 Wealth-Building Secrets

    4 Wealth-Building Secrets

    Protect what you have while shifting risk is the motto of the rich. Find out how a life insurance policy can help you do ...
  4. On This Day In Finance: July 9 - New York Airways Launches First Helicopter Service

    On This Day In Finance: July 9 - New York Airways Launches First Helicopter Service

    New York Airway launches the first passenger helicopter air service in New York City.
  5. CEOs Who Blazed The Trail (Kroc, Hock And Welch)

    CEOs Who Blazed The Trail (Kroc, Hock And Welch)

    The right CEO can make all the difference in a company's market position.
  6. So You Wanna Be A Millionaire: How Long Will It Take?

    So You Wanna Be A Millionaire: How Long Will It Take?

    There are many ways to hit the million-dollar mark, but the faster you try to get there, the harder it becomes.
  7. Freelance Careers: Look Before You Leap

    Freelance Careers: Look Before You Leap

    Freelance work is a way to escape the daily grind - but don't ignore the added responsibility that comes with freedom.
  8. Is The American Banking System A Ponzi Scheme In Disguise?

    Is The American Banking System A Ponzi Scheme In Disguise?

    Banks' shrinking reserves and careless handling of customers' money are tarnishing the system's once-sterling reputation. ...
  9. On This Day In Finance: June 22 - Virgin Atlantic Takes Off

    On This Day In Finance: June 22 - Virgin Atlantic Takes Off

    On June 22, 1984, Virgin Atlantic Airways launches its inaugural flight from London to Newark.
  10. Celebrity Financial Failures

    Celebrity Financial Failures

    There's a lot that the average person can learn from celebrity financial failures.
  11. On This Day In Finance: June 19 - Two

    On This Day In Finance: June 19 - Two "Loopy" Million-Dollar Inventions Are Born

    Cheerios and the Hula Hoop were both created on this day. Coincidence?
  12. 6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    6 Millionaire Traits That You Can Adopt

    The most successful people have more in common than just money. Find out what you can learn.
  13. The Giants Of Finance: Andrew Carnegie

    The Giants Of Finance: Andrew Carnegie

    Though not as well-remembered as some of his contemporaries, Andrew Carnegie's legacy is strong and moralistic.
  14. Is Your Bank On Its Way Down?

    Is Your Bank On Its Way Down?

    Find out how the Tier 1 capital ratio can be used to tell if your bank is going under.
  15. Save Money On Summer Bills

    Save Money On Summer Bills

    From lawn care to summer fairs, expenses can skyrocket if you're not paying attention.
  16. On This Day In Finance: June 11 - CFA Day

    On This Day In Finance: June 11 - CFA Day

    On this day in 1947, the association of investment professionals was formed.
  17. The CEO Dream Team - Walton, Schwab, Marcus And Blank

    The CEO Dream Team - Walton, Schwab, Marcus And Blank

    The successes of these three CEOs can be linked back to one common factor: customer service.
  18. On This Day In Finance: June 3 - Alexander Graham Bell Creates Photophone

    On This Day In Finance: June 3 - Alexander Graham Bell Creates Photophone

    On this day in 1880, Bell transmitted the first wireless telephone message.
  19. Can Business Evolve In A Green World?

    Can Business Evolve In A Green World?

    Learn how global warming is starting to heat up America's corporate climate.
  20. Commute Smart: Save Time, Money And The Earth

    Commute Smart: Save Time, Money And The Earth

    Make your daily commute more efficient with these simple tips. Find out how much you could save just by going to and from ...
  21. How did Dow Chemical defeat an international monopoly in the 1900s?

    How did Dow Chemical defeat an international monopoly in the 1900s?

    Herbert Henry Dow, a Canadian by birth, was a remarkable man. A chemist and an entrepreneur, Dow was one of the first people ...
  22. Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

    Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

    Frank Quattrone was one of the most powerful figures during the dotcom bubble. He was one of the first investment bankers ...
  23. Retire A Millionaire In 10 Steps

    Retire A Millionaire In 10 Steps

    Having a million-dollar portfolio is a retirement dream for many people but making that dream come true requires some serious ...
  24. Business Startup Costs: It's In The Details

    Business Startup Costs: It's In The Details

    Don't overlook the details when starting up a business. It's the small expenses that have the potential to make or break ...
  25. The Pros And Cons Of Small Business Credit Cards

    The Pros And Cons Of Small Business Credit Cards

    Business owners have many financial tools at their disposal. Should a credit card be one of them?
  26. A customer has the following in his long margin account.  Market value: $18,000, ...

    A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, ...

    A. NoneB. $1,000C. $1,500D. $2,000 Correct answer: DExplanation: The account is in restriction since the equity is less than ...
  27. Peer-To-Peer Lending Breaks Down Financial Borders

    Peer-To-Peer Lending Breaks Down Financial Borders

    Banks are no longer the only option for a loan - the P2P lending system operates without them.
  28. What is the history behind today's bankruptcy laws?

    What is the history behind today's bankruptcy laws?

    Julius Caesar was emperor of Rome for a scant five months, but in that short time he changed the course of financial history. ...
  29. Iceland's Near Collapse: What Can We Learn?

    Iceland's Near Collapse: What Can We Learn?

    This thriving country was brought to its knees by the rapid growth - and subsequent decline - of its banking industry.
  30. What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

    What business processes were used to establish the Chevrolet motor company?

    William Durant, the founder of General Motors, lost control of his company due to his aggressive expansion plans. Going wholeheartedly ...
  31. Is an employee eligible for an SEP if the plan has already been set up for other ...

    Is an employee eligible for an SEP if the plan has already been set up for other ...

    It depends. The employee should meet not only the service requirements, but the age and compensation requirements as well. ...
  32. Paying Uncle Sam: From Tobacco To $1 Trillion

    Paying Uncle Sam: From Tobacco To $1 Trillion

    The services we rely on, like education, law and security, were built on taxes.
  33. Stop Scams In Their Tracks

    Stop Scams In Their Tracks

    Find out how to protect yourself and your loved ones from financial fraudsters.
  34. What Makes An M&A Deal Work?

    What Makes An M&A Deal Work?

    Do you know why companies merge? Here we'll take a look at three successful company acquisitions and why they succeeded. ...
  35. Find Fortune In Commercial Real Estate

    Find Fortune In Commercial Real Estate

    Investing in big buildings means big money - and bigger risks.
  36. My company has three partners but plans to hire more this year. Would we be better ...

    My company has three partners but plans to hire more this year. Would we be better ...

    It depends.The SBO-401(k) plan is suitable if the plan covers only the business owners - in this case, the partners in the ...
  37. 401(k) Plans For The Small Business Owner

    401(k) Plans For The Small Business Owner

    If you own a business, this may be the plan for you! Find out about its benefits and eligibility requirements.
  38. Biggest Merger and Acquisition Disasters

    Biggest Merger and Acquisition Disasters

    Find out which companies collapsed after merging.
  39. What is an entrepreneur's elevator pitch?

    What is an entrepreneur's elevator pitch?

    An important part of being an entrepreneur is pitching or making the case for the product, project or idea you intend to ...
  40. What are some commonly missed deductions for business owners?

    What are some commonly missed deductions for business owners?

    If you own a business, you are eligible to deduct certain business-related expenses. These include deductions for the following: ...
  41. Plans The Small-Business Owner Can Establish

    Plans The Small-Business Owner Can Establish

    Don't hesitate to adopt a smart plan for you and your employees.
  42. From The Printing Press To The Internet

    From The Printing Press To The Internet

    Find out how this invention contributed to the development and evolution of the U.S. economy.
  43. I am interested in pursing the CFA charter, but I do not have a degree in business ...

    I am interested in pursing the CFA charter, but I do not have a degree in business ...

    The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program is by no means an introduction to the world of investment. CFA Institute (formerly ...
  44. The Biofuels Debate Heats Up

    The Biofuels Debate Heats Up

    Interest in these new energy sources is growing. Should you buy in?
  45. Share The Wealth With Franchises

    Share The Wealth With Franchises

    Skip the first step and build off of someone else's successful business model.
  46. Run Your Personal Finances Like A Business

    Run Your Personal Finances Like A Business

    The principles that contribute to success in business can also help you achieve your financial goals.
  47. What is the full phrase for 'GmbH', and what do the words in this acronym mean in ...

    What is the full phrase for 'GmbH', and what do the words in this acronym mean in ...

    In Germany, there are two types of companies: publicly traded and privately held. The acronym 'GmbH', which is written after ...
  48. 10 Breakout Ideas For Small Businesses

    10 Breakout Ideas For Small Businesses

    If your business has hit a wall, we've got the answer to break through and increase sales and earnings.
  49. Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Find out how to beat a plateau and boost your sales to the next level.
  50. Get The Most Out Of An Investor Conference

    Get The Most Out Of An Investor Conference

    Read between the lines to get a sense of where a company is really headed.
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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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