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  1. Must-Have Software For The Home Office

    If you have a home business, these pieces of software can be extremely helpful to you.
  2. Most Popular Outsourced Jobs

    The reasons behind outsourcing vary, and can create more efficient processes and products.
  3. Easy Certifications To Add To Your Resume

    These courses and certificates are relatively cheap and non-intensive, and they can help you get hired or put you in a higher ...
  4. Best Credit Card Features For Students

    Students should look for credit cards that charge no annual fees, have a low introductory interest rate and offer rewards ...
  5. Car Maintenance Tips That Help You Save Money

    These routine, preventative actions will help you avoid expensive auto repairs.
  6. 6 Tips For Spinning A PR Nightmare

    One of the most readily available measures that organizations can employ to either avoid or reduce negative publicity is ...
  7. Innovative Ways For Students To Make Money During Summer

    With a high unemployment rate for youths, it's important to be innovative and flexible when looking for a summer job.
  8. How To Manage Your Company Stock

    If you have company stock, it can be hard to know what to do with it. Here's what you should know.
  9. Protecting The Elderly From Scams

    Here are some of the more common scams aimed at seniors and tips on how to avoid these frauds.
  10. Jobs That Can't Be Outsourced

    Here are careers that are too vital to everyday American life to be replaced with outsourced labor.
  11. Personal Finance And The Election

    A recent survey suggests that personal finance is an important factor in determining who Americans will vote for. Find out ...
  12. Hey Self-Employed, Are You Making The Most Of Your Retirement Options?

    Even if you own your own business, it is still very important to save for retirement, and to understand your options for ...
  13. 6 Wealthy Venture Capitalists

    These venture capitalists have provided funds for extremely successful companies, like Facebook and Youtube, and have gained ...
  14. 5 Things To Consider Before Relocating For Work

    Upfront planning and analysis can help keep you from jumping into a situation that can hurt your wallet or your future career ...
  15. Unique Wedding Registries

    Engaged couples who prefer non-traditional wedding gifts have a wide variety of options when it comes to creating a wedding ...
  16. 5 Steps To Qualify For A Mortgage If You're Self-Employed

    Qualifying for a mortgage is a little more complicated for borrowers who are self-employed.
  17. The Financial Factors Behind Population Decline

    Here's a look at American cities that have seen drastic population decline in the last few years and the financial reasons ...
  18. Some Of America's Most Expensive And Affordable Retirement Homes

    We look at two expensive and three affordable retirement homes to see if you really need to pay a lot of money for a quality ...
  19. Prepare To Sell Your Business

    Follow these tips to ensure you get the most out of your hard work.
  20. The Most Costly Olympic Games

    Here's a look at some financial successes and failures of past Olympic Games and how they compare to the London 2012 Olympic ...
  21. What Are Mortgage Lenders Allowed To Ask Borrowers?

    Seemingly intrusive or irrelevant questions are actually legal for lenders to ask of mortgage applicants.
  22. A Broker's Open House Can Help You Sell Your Home

    This special type of open house can provide targeted marketing and yield expert advice.
  23. 5 Reasons To Build A Web Presence

    Having a strong web presence is no longer an option for successful financial advisors. Find out why.
  24. The Most Financially Literate Countries

    Brazil topped the list as having the most financially literate population, followed by Mexico, Australia, United States and ...
  25. Healthcare FSAs Increase Your Personal Savings

    This benefit could give you a return this year that puts many other investments to shame.
  26. Retirement Tips For Single-Income Homes

    Saving for retirement when only one member of a family earns an income can be difficult. Here are some retirement planning ...
  27. 5 Top-Paying Intern Positions

    We list the top paying internships along with the average monthly salary.
  28. Life Insurance Policies For Stay-At-Home Moms

    Here's a rundown of whether or not it is worth it to purchase life insurance if you are a stay-at-home mom.
  29. Best Places In The U.S. To Buy A Summer Home

    Here are the best spots in America to buy a summer home, based on price, exclusivity and other enticing features.
  30. Worst Case Scenario For Credit Card Debt

    You may have heard of the dreaded Chapter 13 for personal bankruptcy, but there's something even worse - Chapter 7.
  31. How To Plan An Affordable Fourth Of July Party

    The Fourth of July is one of the biggest holidays in the U.S. Here are some affordable ideas for decorations, food and activities.
  32. 10 Ways To Save Energy And Money

    The average family spends $1,600/year on utility bills - find out how to put some of that back in your wallet.
  33. Is It Better To Be Book Smart Or Street Smart?

    College educations generally improve a person's chances of being successful, but it's also possible to be successful with ...
  34. Unemployment Benefit Changes Coming Soon

    Here's a rundown of how the intended changes to unemployment benefits in the U.S. will affect U.S. citizens.
  35. 7 Affordable Ways To Buy Happiness

    Whether it's taking up gardening or adopting a pet, there are many ways a person can improve his or her level of happiness ...
  36. Fatten Up Your Take-Home Pay In 4 Easy Steps

    Many in the financial services industry are underpaid - don't be one of them.
  37. Start Your Own Small Business

    Quit your job, be your own boss and earn a paycheck. Find out what to do to make it happen.
  38. The True Value Of A Staycation

    A staycation can not only save you and your family money, but it can save time, benefit the economy, help you learn and much ...
  39. Fastest Growing Small Business Sectors

    If you want a booming small business, these are some of your best bets.
  40. Financial Preparation For Deployment

    Are you preparing for deployment? Here are some things to know to get your funds in line before you go.
  41. How To Dress For Success In Business

    Here are a few tips to help you put your best foot forward.
  42. Is Extreme Couponing Going Extinct?

    Many reatilers are starting to crack down on extreme couponing tactics.
  43. 7 Companies With Big Advertising Budgets

    Here's what the corporations with some of the biggest advertising budgets in the U.S. spend their money on.
  44. Who Should Pay For College?

    With college costs continuing to escalate, the question of who pays for it is increasingly relevant.
  45. What If Social Security Disability Runs Out Of Money?

    The social security disability program is nearly bankrupt and could run out of money by 2016.
  46. Investopedia Staff's Fatherly Financial Advice

    We share our personal accounts of ways our dads' financial tips have helped us throughout our lives.
  47. Do You Need Dental Coverage?

    Here's an overview of what dental insurance is and whether or not it would be a worthwhile purchase in your situation.
  48. How To Avoid Becoming A Fraud Victim

    Be aware of your rights as a consumer, and know how scammers work so you can protect your money.
  49. Tough Times For Working Moms

    Here's a rundown of some of the difficulties working moms face in today's society.
  50. Used Car Shopping: How To Avoid A Lemon

    Being prepared before buying will save you thousands in the long run.
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