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  1. 9 Tips for Handling Homeowners’ Associations

    Before you buy property in a community with an HOA, there are nine things you should do.
  2. 6 Reasons To Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance

    Homebuyers who put less than 20% down will likely be forced to secure private mortgage insurance. Here are six reasons to ...
  3. Barbie's Body Wasn't the Problem (opinion)

    Barbie's body type wasn't what killed sales, argues Angela Travillian. Other factors were at play.
  4. Wal-Mart's 3 Most Profitable Lines of Business (WMT)

    Learn about the key drivers of Wal-Mart's profitability as the company is concluding its fourth quarter, which is the period ...
  5. Trump vs. Bloomberg: How They Compare

    If Bloomberg enters the presidential race how will he compare to billionaire brethren Trump?
  6. Jan. 31 is Sunday: Almost No Time to Duck Obamacare Penalty

    If you don't have health insurance, act NOW or you could owe penalties on your 2016 taxes, in addition to this year's.
  7. Is Spirit Airlines a Real Threat to Southwest? (LUV,SAVE)

    Discover why the evolution of Southwest Airlines has decreased its impact on certain markets, and learn more about key financial ...
  8. From Shampoo to Soup, Unilever Has it Covered (UL)

    Open your fridge, your pantry, your bathroom cabinet and you'll find the Unilever logo. Here's how the company got so enormous.
  9. Is Term Life Insurance the Right Choice?

    Term life insurance is a policy with a limited coverage period.
  10. How Time Deposits Work

    A time deposit is an interest-bearing bank deposit that has a specific maturity date.
  11. Student Loan Forgiveness: A New Route

    DeVry (and other for-profit) students & grads, pay attention: An obscure direct-loan program reg could make it possible to ...
  12. How Penetration Pricing Works

    Penetration pricing unveils a new product or service at an initially low price to attract customers away from competitors.
  13. 4 Value Plays in the Retail Sector for H1 2016 (BBBY, WMT)

    Discover four value stocks of companies operating in the retail sector that can prove valuable investments for the second ...
  14. The Top 5 Micro Cap Retail Stocks for 2016 (KIRK,TCS)

    Identify five promising micro-cap retail stocks that all growth investors should have their eyes on when making portfolio ...
  15. Fortune Brands Home & Security: An Activist Investment Analysis (FBHS)

    Read about Bill Ackman's highly successful breakup of longtime holding company Fortune Brands in one of the most profitable ...
  16. Clorox: An Activist Investment Analysis (CLX)

    Read about the high-profile battle between The Clorox Company and billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who had three ...
  17. Etsy: How It's Fared Since Its 2015 IPO (ETSY)

    Discover why Etsy had one of the worst IPOs of 2015, and how you would have fared as an investor had you invested in Etsy ...
  18. Party City Holdings: How It's Fared Since Its 2015 IPO (PRTY)

    Learn about Party City Holding's performance as a public company. Investors would have lost much more than the Russell 2 ...
  19. How High-Deductible Health Plans Work

    It will give you access to a Health Savings Account, but are the limitations worth the benefits?
  20. University Donations: Which Schools Got the Most

    A closer look at the staggering $40.3 billion donated to colleges and universities in 2015.
  21. Business Analyst: Job Description & Average Salary

    Learn the different types of business analyst careers available; understand the skills and education needed and the salary ...
  22. 10 Tips for Getting a Fair Price on a Home

    When the housing market booms, it's tougher than ever to get a good price. Make sure the house you choose is worth the price ...
  23. Who Benefits from Microfinance?

    Microfinance describes banking services provided to low-income people or groups. Specific services offered by microfinance ...
  24. What Is Seed Capital?

    Seed capital is the money used to start a business.
  25. JNJ vs. PG: Which is the Better Bet Right Now?

    These two stocks are long-term powerhouses, but one has the edge over the other right now.
  26. Solo 401(k) vs. SEP: Which is Best for Biz Owners?

    Owners of small businesses have several choices when it comes to saving for retirement. When does it make sense to choose ...
  27. Women, Invest In Your Financial Literacy

    Becoming financially literate should be on the to-do list of anyone who is not.
  28. What is a Trade Credit?

    Trade credit means that a customer purchases goods from a seller who allows the purchaser to pay for those goods at a later ...
  29. Top 10 Features Of A Profitable Rental Property

    Owning rental property is a tough business. Here are 10 things you should consider before investing in an income property.
  30. Top 5 Must-Haves For Flipping Houses

    Flipping a house means a lot more than just giving it a fresh coat of paint and a new mailbox. Here's what else you'll need. ...
  31. What to Do When You Can No Longer Afford Your Car

    Life is full of unexpected and undesired events, like layoffs or divorce. Unfortunately, these events can sometimes make ...
  32. How to Save Your First $100,000

    Saving your first $100,000 requires the discipline to put money away and control your spending. But just remember – the savings ...
  33. Got a Raise? 7 Smart Things to Do With It

    If you get a raise and spend all of it each month, from a wealth-building perspective you didn’t get a raise at all. Make ...
  34. How To Make Money With Domain Names

    Domain names are hot commodities in today’s tech-centric world, and for good reason.
  35. How To Get A Job On Wall Street

    Although Wall Street has its share of problems, finding people who want to become traders isn’t one of them.
  36. Cashing In Your Life Insurance

    In tough economic times, tapping into a life insurance policy can provide a needed source of funds.
  37. A Career Guide For Marketing Majors

    Online content creation, print advertising, public relations, logo design, copywriting and website design are just a few ...
  38. Becoming An Insurance Agent

    Life insurance protects families, employers and others from financial loss in the event the insured individual dies.
  39. 9 Tips For Growing A Successful Business

    Many people start a business believing all they need to do is open the doors and the money will start flowing in. It's much ...
  40. 8 Steps To Becoming Your Own Boss

    If you’re serious about being your own boss and setting up shop in your living room, you can do it. These steps can help ...
  41. 3 Reasons To Get High-Premium Health Insurance

    Health insurance is expensive, which is why many people opt for the lowest-premium plan. But that may not always be the cheapest.
  42. Making Money Off Your GoPro Videos (GPRO)

    Find out how to make money from your GoPro videos. The company offers a licensing platform that allows entrepreneurs to sell ...
  43. The Top 5 Small Cap Restaurant Stocks for 2016 (BLMN,DENN)

    Learn about the market conditions that could help continue pushing restaurant stocks higher in 2016 and the five small-cap ...
  44. Is Catastrophic Health Insurance Right for You?

    Catastrophic health plans protect you from high medical costs if you get seriously hurt or injured. But when is catastrophic ...
  45. How Pinterest Can Make a Move On The Male Market

    By considering the preferences of men in its generation of content, features and functions, Pinterest could win over a market ...
  46. How Venture Capital Will Change in 2016

    Venture capitalists face a tech bubble on the horizon, along with an influx of new non-traditional investors via Wall Street ...
  47. What is the American Dream in 2016?

    The American Dream is still alive and well, but it looks very different than it used to.
  48. How Does Slack Work and Make Money?

    This on the rise Unicorn is an enterprise chat platform that aims to integrate all aspects of your work life on one simple ...
  49. Which Life Insurance is Right For You?

    Consumers have choices when it comes to life insurance. Knowing your future needs for cash or retirement can make the difference ...
  50. McGraw Hill Financial: An Activist Investment Analysis (MHFI, MHE)

    Learn about the high-profile split between McGraw Hill Financial and McGraw Hill Education, and how a few activist investors ...
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