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    Understand which companies in the insurance sector pay the highest dividends to investors, and learn how dividends can enhance ...
  2. Why do some companies in the insurance sector engage in reinsurance?

    Discover how some companies in the insurance sector engage in reinsurance. Reinsurance allows insurance companies to transfer ...
  3. How does the insurance sector work?

    Learn more about the insurance sector, a historically safe place for equity investors and the home of some of the largest ...
  4. What is the long-term outlook of the insurance sector?

    Learn about the long-term outlook of the insurance sector, including different challenges for property-casualty insurers ...
  5. Why is the insurance sector considered a low-risk investment?

    Find out why an investor would consider the insurance sector, why that sector is relatively risk-averse and read about some ...
  6. 10 Worst And Best Vacation Cities In The U.S.

    The many costs of planning a vacation will put a stress on most people’s finances, but where you choose to go can be what ...
  7. The Top 11 Companies Owned By Facebook

    These 11 acquisitions show how big, and how rich, Facebook has become.
  8. The 10 Richest Women In Tech & Media

    These 10 women are the wealthiest in tech and media.
  9. How does zero-based budgeting help lower operating costs?

    Discover how zero-based budgeting decreases costs. Zero-based budgeting is a process in which budgets are built from scratch ...
  10. What are the biggest stadium naming rights deals of all time?

    Discover which stadium naming rights deals are the top three of all time. Learn the new and former names of the stadiums ...
  11. What is the difference between marginal benefit and marginal revenue?

    Understand the difference between marginal benefit and marginal revenue, and learn how each is maximized.
  12. How can I use marginal benefit analysis to help my business strategy?

    Learn how it is possible to use marginal benefit analysis in a company's decision-making process. Understand why marginal ...
  13. What are some examples of diminishing marginal benefits in my personal spending?

    Learn what a marginal benefit is, why it diminishes, and read about two examples where a consumer can experience diminishing ...
  14. What Does It Cost To Study Abroad In Mexico?

    Study abroad in Mexico has raised safety concerns. But a program in a peaceful region can be a good choice for the budget-minded ...
  15. What are some good resources to help entrepreneurs develop a business model?

    Find out what resources are available for developing a small business model; learn what websites contain useful information ...
  16. What is the difference between marginal benefit and marginal cost?

    Understand the difference between marginal benefit and marginal cost. Learn how and why both marginal cost and marginal benefit ...
  17. The Big Chill: What’s Wrong With The U.S. Consumer

    Based on the most recent April data, investors may, once again, be disappointed when the second-quarter gross domestic product ...
  18. What is a Business Model?

    Business model is the term for a company’s plan as to how it will earn revenue.
  19. What's Involved in Customer Service?

    Customer service is the part of a business tasked with enhancing customer satisfaction.
  20. Explaining Risk-Weighted Assets

    Risk-weighted assets is a banking term that refers to a method of measuring the risk inherent in a bank’s assets, which is ...
  21. Understanding Term Loans

    A loan from a bank for a specific amount that has a specified repayment schedule and a floating interest rate.
  22. What's the difference between a financial plan and a financial forecast?

    Learn which types of business structures present the greatest amount of risk through unlimited liability to the owner or ...
  23. What are the revenue recognition criteria in accrual accounting?

    Discover some of the advantages and disadvantages of zero-based budgeting. Zero-based budgeting starts with a new budget ...
  24. What is the best way for my startup to have sustainable growth?

    Discover how many years structural unemployment can last. Deciding whether the economy is encumbered by structural or cyclical ...
  25. What are some examples of how corporations manage short-term investments?

    Learn how a business owner can protect against significant liability by forming a corporate entity structure, and understand ...
  26. How is marginal analysis used in making an investment decision?

    Learn how to institute zero-based budgeting for your personal finances, and understand why many consider it to be a highly ...
  27. What are the SEC regulations regarding a share premium account?

    Learn the significant roles that the marginal propensity to consume and the marginal propensity to save play in Keynesian ...
  28. What level of return on assets should an investor look for in the insurance sector?

    Learn why marketing is important to a company in the utilities sector, despite the fact it sells products and services in ...
  29. Under what circumstances might a merchant turn toward using a banker's acceptance?

    Understand the significance of the marginal propensity to consume, and learn which factors can lead to a change in the marginal ...
  30. An Advisor's Guide to Prof. Liability Insurance

    A guide to what financial advisors need to know about professional liability insurance.
  31. Tips for Boosting Your Retirement Income

    Here are some best practices on how to generate as much retirement income as possible.
  32. What profit margin is average for a company in the electronics sector?

    Understand what types of common industries practice price discrimination. Learn about the three types of price discrimination ...
  33. What price-to-book ratio is considered average in the chemicals sector?

    Learn more about the loan-to-value ratio, what the ratio measures and how to calculate the loan-to-value ratio on Microsoft ...
  34. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the chemicals sector?

    Discover how operations management theory is applied across a broad spectrum of operational and management issues in the ...
  35. What is the average debt/equity ratio of companies in the electronics sector?

    Learn about the three types of price discrimination, and understand how each can benefit a company in terms of selling its ...
  36. Can Electric Cars Replace Gas Guzzlers?

    High costs and poor battery performance have deterred many from switching to electric cars, which begs the question: can ...
  37. What Skills Do You Need For An Investment Banking Job?

    Aspiring for the best paid investment banking jobs? Here is the list of top skills that investment banks look for in job ...
  38. Top Skills Hedge Funds Look For In Job Candidates

    Lucrative salary, high perks, and best quantitative brains at work. What are the top skills a candidate needs to get a job ...
  39. American Express's Main Competition

    American Express competes with Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Financial Services in the credit card space. It also competes ...
  40. Is There Any Upside Left in Costco?

    Costco's stock has performed exceptionally well over the past five years, but does it need a breather?
  41. How can I use zero-based budgeting for my own finances?

    Learn the difference between a copay and a deductible, two very common features of most health insurance plans in the United ...
  42. India's Two-Child Policy

    As of 2014, 11 Indian states have passed laws to restrict Indian citizens from having no more than two children.
  43. What are some of the well-known no-load funds?

    Find out more about the capital to risk-weighted assets ratio, what the ratio measures and the formula used to calculate ...
  44. Which factors drive the marginal propensity to consume?

    Understand how a limited liability company is taxed. Learn the tax structure of a single-owner LLC versus a multi-owner LLC.
  45. How can I merge technical analysis and fundamental analysis with quantitative analysis ...

    Understand the benefits a self-employed individual can gain through registering a sole proprietorship as a limited liability ...
  46. What are the differences between a bond's yield to maturity and the spot rate?

    Learn whether to expect growth or income from investing in the consumer packaged goods sector. This sector is full of companies ...
  47. Why is it beneficial to innovate financial models and techniques used in quantitative ...

    Understand why it's necessary to negotiate lower interest rates on your credit cards, and learn the techniques you can use ...
  48. For what reasons are electronics stocks commonly purchased by a value investor?

    Learn about the breakdown of subjects on the Series 6 while reviewing important aspects of the exam, including its content ...
  49. What are some examples of industries that practice price discrimination?

    Understand the various types of insurance coverage offered in the insurance marketplace, and learn why each policy should ...
  50. How can I use quantitative analysis to evaluate investment decisions if I don't have ...

    Discover whether companies that advertise debt consolidation services are legitimate. Some may take advantage of people who ...
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