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  1. How Does Paribus Work and Make Money?

    Paribus gets costumers money back on their purchases after the fact, using the same algorithms that retailers use to manipulate ...
  2. Is There Any Upside Left for Walgreens?

    Walgreens is about to get much bigger, but does bigger equal better in this case?
  3. Is Walmart a Bargain Right Now?

    Every great growth story comes to an end. Is this the beginning of the end for Walmart or a buying opportunity?
  4. 4 Ways to Plan for an Unexpected Early Retirement 

    Retirement often comes earlier than planned. In order to ensure you will have the retirement you envisioned, you need to ...
  5. The Best Mortgage Deal (May Not Be What You Think)

    Don't judge a mortgage solely by payment amount. Here's what insiders know about choosing the most advantageous mortgage ...
  6. Saving for College: Life Insurance or 529?

    College is costly, and choosing the right savings plan is an important decision. Picking a life insurance policy or 529 plan ...
  7. 5 Common Mistakes When Creating a Trust Fund for Your Child

    Trust funds are often established to protect children in the event that their parents are not able to provide for them. Here ...
  8. How to Shop for the Holidays on a Budget

    Holiday shopping doesn't have to cost a lot if you make an effort to save. From setting a budget to comparison shopping, ...
  9. 5 Reasons You Should Check on Your Insurance

    Insurance gives you peace of mind, but you don't have to overpay for it. Rates change and discounts get added, which is why ...
  10. 6 Ways to Start Saving for a House

    If you're serious about saving to buy a house, be willing to cut down or cut out unnecessary expenses. It can be done with ...
  11. Looking for Cost-Effective Ways to Save Water?

    There are lots of things you can do to save water at home while reducing your ecological footprint at the same time. Here ...
  12. Is American Express (AXP) a Bargain Right Now?

    AXP has underperformed over the past 12 months. Is this likely to continue or is a rebound in the cards?
  13. Is McDonald's Rally Sustainable?

    Is McDonald's is in the early innings of a turnaround or should investors be shorting?
  14. Is Under Armour a Buy Right Now? (UA, NKE)

    Under Armour is on the move...but in the wrong direction. Is its growth story over?
  15. Not the Valedictorian? You Can Still Find a College Scholarship

    You don't have to be the class valedictorian to get a scholarship. Discover sources that use other criteria to award educational ...
  16. 4 Leverage Ratios Used In Evaluating Energy Firms

    Analysts use specific leverage ratios to compare firms within an industry. A basic understanding of these ratios helps when ...
  17. The Future of the Craft Beer Industry

    A few decades ago there were less than 100 craft breweries. Today there are more than 4,000 craft breweries in the U.S.
  18. Who Are Costco’s Main Competitors?

    Explore information about the three major discount retailers, Costco, Target and Wal-Mart, and learn how they stack up competitively.
  19. Can the Economic Data From China Be Trusted?

    China’s economic data is widely distrusted.
  20. Richard Thaler: The Founding Father of Behavioral Finance

    How one of the founding behavioral economists is helping individuals earn more on their portfolios and triple their savings ...
  21. How Demand Changes With a Variation in Price

    What is demand elasticity?
  22. 5 Ways To Get Out Of Debt Without Sacrificing Your Retirement Savings

    Getting out of debt and saving for retirement doesn't have to be a choice. You can reduce your debt load without sacrificing ...
  23. Johnson Controls Expands Into Chinese Automotive Battery Market (JCI)

    Take a look at Johnson Controls' latest joint venture in China and examine the company's well-established presence in the ...
  24. 5 Reasons to Use a Financial Advisor

    Nobody wants to pay for advice, but the help of a pro can be invaluable.
  25. What's Behind GE's $32 Billion Deal With Wells Fargo

    GE is a 123-year-old blue chip mainstay, with some radical plans for the future--as evidenced by Wells Fargo's $32 billion ...
  26. How to Pick the Best Stocks? Listen to Customers (AMZN, PZZA)

    Rated top in customer service, these companies have delivered impressive stock performance over the past year.
  27. The Better Bet: Urban Outfitters or Lululemon? (URBN, LULU)

    If you're going to invest in a volatile retailer, go with the one that has the most upside potential.
  28. Royal Dutch Stock: A Dividend Analysis (RDS-A)

    Learn about Royal Dutch Shell's strong track record of paying dividends. Understand how a dividend cut may be a risk with ...
  29. Is The Internet of Things a Good Investment?

    Investing in the Internet of Things in a targeted way means picking individual stocks. So be prepared: It's a high-risk, ...
  30. 5 Reasons Your Retirement Depends on Your Kids

    The career and life choices your children make now can drastically affect your life down the road. Here's how, and what you ...
  31. Fight the New Attack on Your Utility Bill

    Guard against stealth attempts to increase utility rates as you reduce your monthly costs with these inexpensive tips.
  32. 3 Things to Consider When Renting By the Room

    Although renting by the room can increase returns on rental property, it does come with a few caveats.
  33. How To Save On Your Cell Phone Bill

    Mobile phones are now a way of life, but you shouldn't be paying more than $100 a month for your phone. Here are a host of ...
  34. How to Financially Prepare for a Hurricane

    Insurance isn't enough: How to ensure that you're ready financially for a natural disaster.
  35. Whole Foods' Plan to Get More of Your Paycheck (WFM)

    Whole Foods has established a partnership with Mendocino Farms. Here's what potential the deal offers for investors.
  36. Will this Upstart Challenge Whole Foods? (WFM, SFM)

    Here's why investors should consider putting Sprouts Farmers Market on their watch list.
  37. How Nike's Stock (NKE) Continues to 'Just Do It'

    Nike always finds a way to fuel growth. Here is a look at its latest strategy.
  38. How to Help Clients Navigate 529 Plans

    Here are some of the best practices Morningstar identified that financial advisors should keep in mind when helping clients ...
  39. Investing in Collectible Cars: Top Tips and Risks

    Becoming a collector of high-end cars takes a significant investment and not-insignificant carrying costs. Here are some ...
  40. How to Invest in 'The Chipotle of Pizza'

    Americans love pizza. Here's why you should consider adding a slice to your portfolio via Chipotle Mexican Grill.
  41. Marginal propensity to Consume (MPC) Vs. Save (MPS)

    Learn the significant roles that the marginal propensity to consume and the marginal propensity to save play in Keynesian ...
  42. How to Shift From Saving to Spending in Retirement

    Most people prefer a known monthly payment to the complex decision of investing a lump sum to cover their financial needs ...
  43. This Is the Year to Start Budgeting

    Whether your issue is credit card debt, student loans (or the fact that Social Security isn't rising next year), it's time ...
  44. How Gas Prices Affect The Economy

    At an individual level, higher gas prices mean consumers must pay more at the pump, leaving less for other purchases.
  45. 7 Simple Steps to $1 Million

    Given enough time, you can build a sizeable amount of wealth. Here are some tips to help you get there.
  46. 5 Ways To Invest $5,000

    There are plenty of ways you could find yourself with an extra $5,000, including a bonus from work or an inheritance. What ...
  47. 5 Expensive Hobbies

    Not every hobby requires you to dig deep into your pockets, but some pursuits are far more expensive than others. Here are ...
  48. 5 Ways the Internet of Things Is Changing Work

    "Smart" devices should not only boost a business' bottom line, but result in more productive, healthier employees, too.
  49. 5 Ways to Retain Good People in a Family Business

    The kids will become boss, not other employees, so how do you keep the good ones around?
  50. Is Best Buy (BBY) a Best Bet Going Forward?

    Best Buy’s stock performance has been impressive as of late. What's the outlook going forward?
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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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