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  1. There's Help Coming For Your Credit Report

    Soon, there will be another body protecting consumers when it comes to credit scores. Here are some new things to know about ...
  2. 8 Ways To Save Your Finances From The Drought

    Reworking your budget and making your home as fire resistant as possible are just some of the ways that you can protect your ...
  3. How To Prepare For Healthcare Changes Today

    Companies are rethinking the level of coverage they give to their employees and how much that coverage will cost. Learn your ...
  4. 4 Natural Disasters Affecting The American Economy

    2012 has already seen more than its fair share of significant natural disasters and the economy is suffering for it.
  5. 4 Reality Show Businesses To Avoid

    You may want to think twice before quitting your day job to pursue these careers. Despite their popularity on TV, these jobs ...
  6. 5 Ways To Boost Your Firm's Value

    In today's tough business environment, firms have to get creative with ways to boost value for their shareholders.
  7. Spotting Credit-Repair Scams

    Credit repair scams are common in today's debt-reliant world. Don't be a victim!
  8. Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
  9. Tiny Design Tweaks That Make Millions For Companies

    A minor tweak in a product's design can mean big profits for companies, just ask Apple and Rubbermaid.
  10. Top Paying Math-Related Careers

    These jobs require specialized math skills that intimidate most laymen. But, for those with the wit and work ethic to attain ...
  11. Getting Your Kids Their First Credit Card

    Putting some plastic in your children's wallets may actually help them - if you do it right.
  12. The Generational Debt Gap

    Are future generations in trouble when it comes to how much debt they have? We compare debt between other age groups to find ...
  13. How HBO Makes Money

    Ratings for most HBO shows are relatively low and shows like Game of Thrones cost a lot to make. That said, HBO still turns ...
  14. How To Find Venture Funding

    If your startup idea doesn't capture the attention of a venture capital firm, don't fret. Here are some other ways to fund ...
  15. Take Control Of Your Credit Cards

    The plastic in your wallet doesn't have to hurt your finances. Learn how to manage it responsibly.
  16. Tips For Going To College As A Mature Student

    Learn the special considerations mature adults need to make when pursuing a post-secondary education.
  17. The Role Of Opportunity Cost In Financial Decision Making

    Opportunity cost is an essential, often overlooked aspect of financial decision making.
  18. 5 Common Landscaping Mistakes That Can Cost You Big

    Many people take pride in their yards and lawns. However, the costs can quickly add up. Here are some mistakes people make ...
  19. Should You Hire Friends As Employees?

    Here is a look at the pros and cons and the ethical implications of hiring (or not hiring) a friend.
  20. 5 Places To Keep Your Money When You Don’t Trust the Banks

    Here's a list of places people can safely keep their money when they don't trust the banks to manage it for them.
  21. Using Social Media To Your Advantage

    It's almost effortless for a business to use social media. Here's how to do it the right way.
  22. 3 Ways To Attract Top Talent On A Budget

    With small businesses facing difficult financial times in the U.S., this article assesses innovative ways in which independent ...
  23. Developing Revenue: How To Succeed In A Recession

    With small businesses throughout the world struggling in this economic climate, developing new and diversifying existing ...
  24. Future CEO? Get Your Start In Fixed Income

    Discover why working in fixed income can be your ticket to the highest professional goals you've set for yourself.
  25. How Much Does Your Pet Truly Cost?

    Here's a look inside the visible and hidden costs of pet ownership. There are many costs that pet owners can overlook.
  26. Re-Amortizing Or Refinancing Your Home

    Re-amortization is a lesser known alternative to refinancing when it comes to dealing with your mortgage.
  27. Today's Teens And Money

    With the revelation that one in four U.S. teenagers do not understand the difference between debit and credit, we look at ...
  28. Should You Join A Sorority Or Fraternity?

    Consider the many expenses and possible advantages associated with Greek life before joining a sorority or fraternity.
  29. 10 Successful Young Entrepreneurs

    These young people proved that through innovation and creativity anyone can become a success in business, no matter how young ...
  30. 4 Careers With Surprisingly Good Salaries

    Although the U.S. economy appears to be in a period of stagnation, there remain some career opportunities that offer surprisingly ...
  31. Side Businesses You Can Set Up From Home

    Whether it's starting a blog, dog walking or selling things on eBay, there are many side businesses you can start to help ...
  32. How Do Women Compete In A Man's World?

    Despite women making huge strides in the business world, many workplaces are still perceived as a boy's clubs. How can women ...
  33. Things To Do Before You Have Kids

    Once you have kids, your ability to save decreases dramatically. There are also a number of things you must do to prepare ...
  34. 5 Ways To Take Advantage Of Europe's Situation

    With the euro underperforming, now is a great time to travel, buy a home or go to school in Europe.
  35. Do Customer Loyalty Programs Really Save You Money?

    Here is a look at what customers have to do to ensure that loyalty programs help them shop smarter.
  36. Unconventional Career Tips For Recent Grads

    In an uncertain job market, recent graduates may have to think "outside the box" in their job searches.
  37. Financial Planning: It's About More Than Money

    Determine what you need to do now to make a drastic lifestyle change later.
  38. How To Avoid Risk In Your Practice

    Understanding the risks and the potential for losses in your practice keeps you one step ahead.
  39. Groceries You're Wasting Your Money On

    Americans spend a lot of money on groceries each month. However, there are many things that can easily be cut out of your ...
  40. 3 Things You Should Do Now Rather Than Later

    If you're still in your 20s, you should consider paying down your debt, gaining employable skills and broadening your perspective ...
  41. Best Franchise Opportunities For 2012

    These franchises have proven successful for many franchisees, and some of them are really affordable.
  42. How To Start A Side Business

    If you're looking to start a business, the best bet is to smart small and do something you enjoy.
  43. Going To College Without Going Broke

    Learn some simple, yet effective tips for saving money in your college years.
  44. Franchise Opportunities For U.S. Service Members

    There are many resources for veterans looking to get into the franchise business. Find out what they are and how they help.
  45. How Healthcare Reform Will Affect Taxes

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect many American taxpayers and have other financial impacts. Here ...
  46. 5 Most Costly Product Recalls

    The recalls of these products not only affected consumers, but the companies that manufactured the products as well.
  47. 9 Penalty-Free IRA Withdrawals

    If you need to take early distributions, find out which exemptions allow you to avoid expensive consequences.
  48. 3 Top Crowdfunding Platforms

    More capital than ever is gravitating toward crowdfunding sites. Here are some of the current top platforms.
  49. Are For-Profit Colleges Wasting Your Money?

    Graduates of for-profit colleges are less likely to find a job than students attending a not-for-profit school.
  50. 5 Ways To Financially Prepare For A Natural Disaster

    Make sure you've got these tips covered before Mother Nature strikes.
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    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
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