1. ETF Analysis: PowerShares Preferred

    Read an in-depth analysis of the PowerShares Preferred ETF, a preferred share-based ETF that focuses on generating investor ...
  2. 5 Dividend Stocks that Should Be on Your Watchlist

    These stocks might not appreciate in a broad market selloff, but they're fundamentally sound and offer generous dividends.
  3. How to Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

    Living paycheck-to-paycheck — which many high-income earners do — leaves little wiggle room for any unexpected expenses.
  4. 6 Reasons to Donate Your Car to Charity

    It's no longer a free ride, but there are still tax benefits to doing so.
  5. The 6 Best Alternatives to Hotels

    Discover information about some of the many-available and much-less expensive alternatives to staying in hotels when you ...
  6. How Much Money Do You Need to Live in Las Vegas?

    Learn how much it costs to live in Las Vegas and how that amount varies based on whether you are a student, a professional ...
  7. Top Tips for Beating Money Stress

    The leading cause of stress in America is money. Here are five tips to help you reduce your financial worry.
  8. Why Some Millionaires Have the Middle-Class Blues

    Recent studies show that a large percentage of U.S. millionaires classify themselves as middle class. Here's why.
  9. 3 Top Stocks for the Long Haul

    Consumer confidence may rise and fall, but these three stocks should be long-term winners.
  10. ETF Analysis: First Trust Cnsmr Staples AlphaDEX

    Read an in-depth analysis of the First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund, a strong defensive fund with a unique stock ...
  11. The Best Time to Book a Flight

    Being savvy about when to book your flight reservation can save you lots of money. Otherwise you'll end up paying more than ...
  12. How Much Money Do You Need to Live in Miami?

    Learn how much it costs on average to live in Miami and the challenges people face sustaining a lifestyle in Miami during ...
  13. 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying an Engagement Ring

    Understand why the purchase of an engagement ring is so important. Learn about seven key mistakes to avoid when purchasing ...
  14. What Does It Cost To Raise a Child in America?

    Having a family can be an expensive proposition, but couples who know the numbers can strategize to lower the costs.
  15. Calculating the Consumption Function

    The consumption function shows the level of consumer spending as it relates to disposable income.
  16. Which Kind of Life Insurance Is Best for You?

    Parse the pros and cons of different policy types to ensure the best coverage for your needs.
  17. Redefining the Stop-Loss

    Using Stop-losses for trading doesn’t mean ‘losing money’, but instead think about the money you'll start saving once you ...
  18. Top 8 Car Insurance Companies in New Jersey

    Read about the top personal auto insurers operating in New Jersey, and learn about recent trends in market share among these ...
  19. Top 5 Car Insurance Companies in Texas

    Examine the five biggest automobile insurance companies operating in the state of Texas, ranked based on market share in ...
  20. Can mutual funds outperform savings accounts?

    Learn why moving money from savings accounts to mutual funds may be one of the wisest financial decisions you ever make, ...
  21. The 7 Best Ways to Get Out of Debt

    Obtain information on how to put together and execute a plan to get out of debt, including the various steps and methods ...
  22. Is a Recession Coming?

    In the space of a week, the VIX Index, a measure of market volatility, spiked from 13, suggesting extreme complacency, to ...
  23. Can my IRA be garnished for child support?

    Find out about the different federal and state protections for IRA funds, and when your IRA savings can be garnished to satisfy ...
  24. Can I use my IRA savings to start my own savings?

    Find out whether you can withdraw funds from your IRA to start a savings account, and why this is not the wisest use of your ...
  25. Is Japan an emerging market economy?

    Discover whether Japan is an emerging market economy. Emerging markets have high levels of risk and reward due to their growth ...
  26. 4 Mutual Funds to Consider If Interest Rates Rise

    Learn what mutual funds will perform best if interest rates rise. Interest rates can rise due to inflation or to an improving ...
  27. Do Natural Gas Prices Always Follow Oil Trends?

    Prices for oil and natural gas are highly correlated. But investors should be aware of different factors affecting the prices ...
  28. 10 Ways to Save Money at the Farmers' Market

    Strategic shopping can help your budget as well as your health.
  29. Understanding Switching Costs

    Consumers incur switching costs when they receive a monetary or other type of penalty for changing a supplier, brand or product.
  30. What’s Holding Back the U.S. Consumer

    Even as job growth has surged and gasoline prices have plunged, U.S. consumers are proving slow to respond and repair their ...
  31. 6 Ways to Save Money on Back-to-School Stuff

    Those school-supply lists just keep getting longer each year. Here's how to shop smart.
  32. Explaining Market Penetration

    Market penetration is the measure of how much a good or service is being used within a total potential market.
  33. Calculating the Marginal Rate of Substitution

    The marginal rate of substitution determines how much of one good a consumer will give up to obtain extra units of another ...
  34. The Best Stocks to Buy for Less than $10 before Year End

    Learn about the best stocks to buy under $10. These stocks are speculative but have considerable upside given their valuation ...
  35. 10 Companies That Yuppies Love

    Learn about 10 companies loved by the modern Yuppie, including how this demographic's impressive buying power has boosted ...
  36. Trader Joe's Stock Doesn’t Exist. Here’s Why

    Learn about Trader Joe's and how it operates. Understand why Trader Joe's has chosen not to be a public company and why it ...
  37. 6 Ways to Save Money on College Supplies

    Tuition and room and board are big expenses, yes, but the cost of textbooks and supplies can add up, too, unless you strategize.
  38. Is it Time to (Finally) Push Kids Out of the Nest?

    Parents should make sure their kids realize their home is a launching pad not a landing spot, and advisors can help clients ...
  39. 5 Cars That Will Save You Money in 2015

    Learn which cars will save you money in 2015, whether you are looking for a compact, mid-size or full-size car, or even a ...
  40. Is the Apple Watch a Real Threat to Fitbit?

    Examine the potential for marketplace competition between Fitbit and the Apple Watch in the rapidly growing consumer wearables ...
  41. A Look at the Cost and Tax Treatment of College

    Is there more we can do to improve the affordability of post-secondary education? We take a look at how students and colleges ...
  42. Are Social Security payments included in the US GDP calculation?

    Understand how gross domestic product is calculated and whether or not transfer payments such as Social Security are included ...
  43. Why the Wealthy Shy Away from Inheritance Talk

    A recent survey of high-net-worth individuals shows that many avoid talking inheritance with children. Here are some ways ...
  44. How 'Honesty' Could Pay off for Jessica Alba

    Is it possible that Jessica Alba is one of the savviest businesswomen on the planet?
  45. What Are the Risks to Your Retirement Security?

    One of the biggest risks to your retirement security is something you may take for granted: your health, and more specifically, ...
  46. How to Shop for Home Insurance

    Tips for getting the best protection for your place and possessions.
  47. What Drives Ford's Profits? Not Just Cars

    Ford, an experienced legacy car manufacturer, sells a lot of cars around the world and makes a lot of money in the money ...
  48. Las Vegas to See Increased Demand for Gay Weddings

    Learn how several industries in Las Vegas, including wedding chapels, hotels, casinos and nightclubs, stand to gain from ...
  49. How soon should I start saving for retirement?

    Learn about the basics of retirement planning and the reasons why it is so advantageous for individuals to start saving for ...
  50. Sending Money: MoneyGram vs. Western Union

    Comparing the differences between the services – and the fees.
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    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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