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  1. How Trust Funds Can Safeguard Your Children

    Certain types of trust funds can help to protect your assets from bankruptcies and civil actions, and can be established ...
  2. RIAs: Why Discounting Your Fees Is a Big Mistake

    For RIAs, lowering your set price is a short-term fix. Here are a few other ways to reach out and appeal to a wider array ...
  3. Should Retirees Still Have Mortgages?

    Identify the pros and cons of keeping a mortgage into retirement, and understand in which situations it is beneficial not ...
  4. 7 Iconic Brands That No Longer Exist

    Understand the value of branding and what makes good brands great. Learn about seven iconic brands that failed and no longer ...
  5. How Hard Is a Career Selling Life Insurance?

    Learn why selling life insurance is a difficult way to make a living, but also how agents who persevere are rewarded down ...
  6. Your 6 Worst Financial Mistakes

    Here are six financial mistakes you may be making, and a viable alternative for each.
  7. The Biggest IPO Flops

    Even with the uncertainties of IPOs, companies will keep issuing them in efforts to grow their enterprises, and some will ...
  8. What is a Bounced Check?

    Bounced check is a slang term to describe a check that cannot be processed because its writer has insufficient funds.
  9. 10 Ways To Budget When You’re Broke

    Budgets are some of the best financial tools around – when planned properly and followed faithfully.
  10. 7 Ways to Trim Fat from Your Spending

    Check out these seven ways to cut the fat from your spending.
  11. 7 Millionaire Myths

    Here are seven millionaire myths and realities that reveal they don’t quite have it all.
  12. 6 Neighborhood Red Flags

    There are some qualities you can’t discover about a neighborhood until after you’ve moved in. But there are ways to scout ...
  13. 5 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

    Facebook might be a great way to show off those cute pics from your vacation -- but your page isn’t so great if it hurts ...
  14. Explaining Like-for-Like Sales

    Companies use like-for-like sales figures to compare sales volume from one period to another.
  15. Explaining Leveraged Loans

    Leveraged loans are loans extended to companies or people who already have large amounts of debt.
  16. What is Fractional Reserve Banking?

    Fractional reserve banking is the banking system most countries use today.
  17. Understanding Default Risk

    Default risk is the chance that companies or individuals will be unable to pay their debts.
  18. What Does Brick and Mortar Mean?

    Brick and mortar stores are traditional street-side businesses that deal with customers face-to-face.
  19. Markets Are Tanking: Time to Buy Like Buffett

    Learn about three value stocks Warren Buffett holds in his portfolio. See how Buffett uses market declines to find good deals ...
  20. Is BP's High-Yield Dividend Safe?

    Learn how receiving a greater than 7% yield from an oil major is a rare opportunity and one that comes with a fair share ...
  21. How To Save Money When Moving

    Moving doesn't have to be as expensive as you think. Here are some great ways to save money on moving costs.
  22. Tips To Improve Chances Of A Small Business Loan

    Enhance your small business loan eligibility by keeping these important tips in mind.
  23. Top Investment Banks In The Energy Industry

    Many global Investment banks are highly involved in the energy industry, but there are also some smaller banks and boutiques ...
  24. How Expensive Is Whole Foods, Really?

    Learn about Whole Foods Market, Inc., and discover how Whole Foods pricing actually compares to that of other grocery store ...
  25. How Does Flatiron School Work and Make Money?

    Examine the Flatiron School as it pertains to the product it offers; learn how it monetizes its product and the role the ...
  26. What Makes the 'Share a Coke' Campaign So Successful?

    Understand how Coca-Cola implemented the successful "Share a Coke" campaign. Learn about the top three reasons why the campaign ...
  27. The Hard Way We Pay For Convenience

    Convenience is a luxury. However, any cost-conscious individual should be aware of these ridiculous ways we pay for convenience ...
  28. The 6 Best Dividend Stocks in the Consumer Staples Sector

    Learn about the top six companies that make an attractive investment for investors looking for stocks for dividend income ...
  29. Top 3 Consumer Cyclical Mutual Funds

    Obtain information on, and analysis of, some of the best performing mutual funds that offer exposure to the consumer cyclicals ...
  30. How To Create a Winning Elevator Pitch

    Whether you are talking to potential investors, partners, customers or employees, the skill of being able to concisely summarize ...
  31. 5 Ways to Use Your Home to Retire

    Retirement is going to cost a lot, and for homeowners who face a shortfall, their home can be a source of income. From downsizing ...
  32. 5 Luxurious Ways to Boost Your Home's Resale Value

    Not all renovations are created equal. Here are five that are most likely to make a property appreciate (and be appreciated ...
  33. 10 Ways to Effectively Save for the Future

    Savings is as crucial as ever, as we deal with life changes and our needs for the future. Here are some essential steps to ...
  34. Getting Life Insurance in Your 20s Pays Off

    Find out how Americans in their 20s can benefit from a well-thought-out life insurance policy, especially if they are able ...
  35. What Accounts for One-Third of the Wage Gap

    Women who work full time still make less than men who have the same qualifications. One third of the pay gap may be due to ...
  36. Using LinkedIn to Find Life Insurance Leads

    Learn how LinkedIn can help you generate leads as a life insurance agent, and understand the steps to turn your profile into ...
  37. Choosing An In-Home Safe: Features To Look For

    What to look for in a box to protect your irreplaceable belongings.
  38. Top Universities for Getting an MBA Abroad

    Going abroad for an MBA can add cachet when it comes time to get a job.
  39. How to Break the Ice with New Clients

    Conducting an effective, initial client–advisor interview is an essential part of any advisor’s job. Here are a few tips ...
  40. Five Things To Avoid at Your Next Interview

    Do you have an interview coming up? Avoid these five mistakes and leave a lasting impression on your potential employer. ...
  41. Investing $100 a Month in Stocks for 30 Years

    Find out how you could potentially earn hundreds of thousands of dollars by just investing $100 a month in stocks during ...
  42. How Aliko Dangote Became the Richest African

    An overview of how Aliko Dangote turned a local commodities trading business into a billion-dollar conglomerate.
  43. 5 Credit Cards For the Super Rich

    Understand the difference between an average credit card and an elite credit card for the wealthy. Learn about the top five ...
  44. Career Advice: Financial Planner Vs. Wealth Manager

    Understand the differences between a career in financial planning and wealth management, and identify which is better for ...
  45. How to Cost Effectively Spend on Baby Clothes

    Don't let your baby's wardrobe derail your budget. These top tips help you to save money and spend wisely on baby clothes. ...
  46. Key Questions to Ask Before Moving in Together

    Moving in together is a big step. Here are some key financial questions to ask your partner before you make the move.
  47. How To Start Your Own Private Equity Fund

    Here's a how-to guide on starting on starting a private equity firm.
  48. Which GOP Candidate Brings What to the Table?

    What are the major GOP presidential candidates' economic plans and how do they differ?
  49. College Students are Failing Financial Literacy

    Financial trends among college students are a cause for concern, prompting a renewed emphasis on financial literacy.
  50. 10 Ways Student Debt Can Destroy Your Life

    If you're getting a student loan, think critically about how you will manage your loan. Student debt could have a profound ...
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