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  1. Where to (and Not) Invest Based on Consumer Trends

    It's a volatile market, but picking winners and losers can be easier if you pay attention to consumer trends.
  2. 5 Essential Financial Tips for Breadwinning Moms

    Women as households' primary breadwinners are on the rise, but it hasn't been an easy fight or transition. Here are five ...
  3. Starbucks Expands Rewards Program Beyond Stores (SBUX, V)

    Investors are likely hoping its new rewards program can be rewarding in the long term.
  4. Avoid the High Cost of Cash from Travelex

    All its locations make Travelex the most convenient option for getting foreign currency. But there are cheaper alternatives ...
  5. Nike Beats Q3 EPS Estimates, Profits Surge 22% (NKE)

    Nike extended its streak of quarterly double-digit earnings increase to six, during which its earnings have risen in the ...
  6. Retire with More Money

    There are ways to increase your retirement income even in a changing economy.
  7. Alibaba Reaches Sales Milestone (BABA)

    Alibaba believes it has tons of roads left to travel and expects many more milestones to fall on its journey.
  8. Chevron's Gorgon Project Begins LNG Exports (CVX)

    The LNG project has also been costly for Chevron, climbing from an estimated $37 billion in 2009 to current levels of $54 ...
  9. Top 4 Mutual Fund Holders of Coca-Cola (KO, VTSMX)

    Discover the top four largest mutual fund holders of Coca-Cola shares, and determine if their investment strategy can help ...
  10. Steve Jobs And The Apple Story

    Steve Jobs passed away in October of 2011 at the age of 56. His accomplishments go far beyond a brief summary, but here are ...
  11. The 3 Most Shorted Sectors in the S&P 500

    Discover why short sellers in the S&P 500 have been the most active in the energy, consumer discretionary and telecommunications ...
  12. 3 Big Financial Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

    Here's how to avoid these three big and costly financial mistakes in 2016.
  13. Top 7 Mistakes To Avoid On Your 529 Plan

    A 529 plan lets you start saving early for your child’s college education. But to maximize your savings, you’ll need to avoid ...
  14. Should You Tap Into Savings To Pay Off Debt?

    People who cash out retirement accounts to pay off debt are kneecapping their savings efforts.
  15. The Role Of Parents In Financial Education

    Providing youngsters with a comprehensive financial education is a big responsibility that can’t be left solely up to schools ...
  16. What is the Retail Sales Report?

    The retail sales report is a measurement of the goods that retailers sell based on a sampling of different stores.
  17. What is Reinvestment Risk?

    Reinvestment risk refers to the risk that a bond’s future coupons will have to be reinvested at a lower interest rate.
  18. Explaining Rational Behavior

    Rational behavior guides the decision-making process toward choices that maximize an individual’s benefit.
  19. Explaining Original Issue Discount

    An original issue discount is the amount below par at which a bond or other debt instrument is issued.
  20. Get Rich with These 7 Healthy Habits

    Getting rich is like getting fit. To achieve your goals, you must develop healthy long term habits. Here are 7 habits that ...
  21. 4 Steps To Building A Profitable Portfolio

    This is a step-by-step approach to determining, achieving and maintaining optimal asset allocation.
  22. Neverending Lawsuits Line up in VW Emissions Case (VLKAY)

    The EPA is seeking billions in fines from VW for breaking emissions standards. Now, institutional investors are lining up ...
  23. Social Security Benefits for Children: How They Work

    There are millions of children in tough situations who receive Social Security benefits each month to help with finances. ...
  24. How Visa Counts On Your Free-Spending Ways

    In a world where people lived within their means, Visa and its competitors would not exist.
  25. How Mystery Shopping Benefits Consumers

    How does mystery shopping keep costs in check for the average consumer?
  26. Student Debt Passes $1 Trillion: Is College Worth the Investment?

    As tuition rises faster than any other U.S. commodity in the past few decades, students explore alternative education options ...
  27. Why You Should Be Careful With Luxury Stocks Now

    Luxury stocks just rallied. Is this a sustainable rally or a dead cat bounce?
  28. What is a Dirty Price?

    The dirty price of a bond includes the present value of all future cash flows.
  29. AutoNation Vs. CarMax: Comparing Under The Hood (AN, KMX)

    Explore the recent financial performance and outlook for AutoNation and CarMax. Learn how they compare on growth, financial ...
  30. Orbotech: A Stock Price Case Study (ORBK)

    See how Orbotech’s share price challenges the high-target estimate of $35 in the stock's quest to return to its dotcom-era ...
  31. Wait on Buying a Pickup (F, GMC)

    Used car prices are dropping everywhere. But if you're in the market for a pickup truck, a good bargain is less of a guarantee ...
  32. Goldman Sachs: Get Shorty

    Commodities are on the rise, but this could be a short opportunity.
  33. The Cost Of Reckless Financial Behavior

    Here are some everyday financial risks that you might be taking, and might want to reconsider.
  34. Iowa 529 College Savings Plan: Investment Plan Analysis

    Learn about investment options for the Iowa 529 College Savings Plan and how they compare to top 529 college savings plans ...
  35. Can I roll a Traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    The short answer: Not without paying taxes. But as with much of the tax code, there are various nuisances and exemptions ...
  36. If You Love a Brand, Should You Buy Their Stock? (AMZN,NFLX)

    Is there a correlation between brands consumers love most and the performance of their stocks?
  37. What is Costco’s Auto Program? (COST)

    A look at Costco's somewhat unknown Auto Program.
  38. 5 Fabulous Behaviors of Financially Successful Women

    In a day like today, International Women’s Day 2016, we hope to take steps to normalize the conversations between money, ...
  39. CollegeChoice Advisor 529 Plan: Investment Plan Review

    Learn about the CollegeChoice 529 Advisor Plan investment plan options and how they compare to other top 529 college savings ...
  40. What's an IOU?

    An IOU is an informal document that acknowledges a debt.
  41. NatureBox Review: Is It Worth It?

    Discover one of the most interesting private snack companies in the United States, and learn more about its direct-sales ...
  42. Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Money issues hamper many marriages.
  43. 6 Consistently Resilient Retail Stocks (AMZN)

    These six retailers have delivered consistent sales growth since the financial crisis.
  44. Is Ford's Emoji Marketing Method Successful? (F)

    Learn how Ford used emoji-based marketing to promote its 2015 Focus model, and find out about the performance of the campaign ...
  45. Explaining Personal Consumption Expenditures

    Personal consumption expenditures, or PCE, is a measure of price changes in consumer goods and services.
  46. 10 Painless Ways to Save Money

    Here are ten easy – and nearly painless – ways to set aside money every month.
  47. How To Break Your Bad Financial Habits

    It’s a familiar problem in many households: spending more money than you earn.
  48. Money Market Rates: Finding the Best Accounts in 2016

    This helpful rate calculator quickly shows you where to find the highest interest rate on a money market account.
  49. Money Market Rates: Finding the Best Accounts in 2016

    This helpful rate calculator quickly shows you where to find the highest interest rate on a money market account.
  50. 2 Consumer Staples Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (WBA, FLO)

    Consider the fundamentals for Walgreens Boots Alliance and Flowers Foods as post-earnings report price reductions create ...
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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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