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  1. 4 Signs You're Headed For Financial Trouble

    Financial Trouble? Beware of these signs and follow these tips.
  2. What Are the Different Parts of Medicare?

    At age 65, most people have to sign up for Medicare. Learn which of its four programs are mandatory – and which you can skip.
  3. What is Warren Buffett's annual salary at Berkshire Hathaway?

    Learn more about how much Warren Buffett receives in salary and how he continues to stay involved with his company and his ...
  4. 10 Tips to Topple Student Loan Debt

    How to manage those burdensome payments as you embark on adult life.
  5. Understanding Credit Card Interest

    Paying these rates can impact your disposable income and your investment returns.
  6. 3 Shark Tank Failures That Made Millions

    Learn how some of the most successful companies rejected on the TV show "Shark Tank" left the show with no funding and still ...
  7. How High Is a 'Good' Credit Score?

    How high of a credit score do you need to get a home mortgage or buy a car? Read on for some actual numbers.
  8. Top 10 Cities For A Career In Finance

    Moving to one of these financial hot-spot destinations could set your career in motion.
  9. 10 Big Financial Planning Mistakes Parents Make

    Parenting is hard enough without having to worry about flubbing up your family's financial plan. Here are 10 common mistakes ...
  10. Seth Klarman Predicts a Tough Road Ahead for MU,PYPL

    In Q1, billionaire hedge fund manager Seth Klarman reduced his stake in PYPL while completely selling out of PYPL. Let's ...
  11. Why It's a Great Time to Launch an Advisory Firm

    The time is ripe to be a young financial advisor. Here's why.
  12. Who is Ruling the Jumbo Mortgage Market?

    The jumbo mortgage market appears to be booming this year, despite the few economic hurdles everyone's battling. Here's who ...
  13. Have a Real Vacation This Summer – Stay Home!

    Skip the crowded highways and the long airport lines and enjoy a relaxed – and money-saving – family staycation.
  14. 2 Reasons Why the Stock Market Leads the Economy

    Pay attention to how economic strength can follow a sustained stock market advance and how economic weakness can result from ...
  15. Why the Fed’s Job is All the More Complicated

    The Fed revealed that it will take a more dovish approach to normalizing its federal funds rate, but still left the door ...
  16. Billionaire Carl Icahn's Q1 Moves: PYPL, AAPL

    Billionaire hedge fund manager Carl Icahn reduced his holdings in PYPL and AAPL in Q1. Let's find out why.
  17. Why Goldman Says Equity Investors Have No Safe Haven (GS)

    Explore the reasons behind Goldman Sachs' forecast for increasing drawdowns in the market, similar to the corrections of ...
  18. Don’t Delay Retirement for Your Child’s College

    Sparing your child a mountain of student loans is admirable, although it might not make sense to delay your retirement in ...
  19. Why Citi Says Lower Gas Prices Aren't Helping the World (C)

    Learn why lower prices of oil have done little to increase U.S. consumer spending, drive corporate earnings or increase global ...
  20. The Decline of the Middle Class: An Inside Look

    Find out what is behind the decline of the middle class in America and how the hourglass economy may effect consumption.
  21. 10 Summer Books to Read That JP Morgan Recommends (JPM)

    Discover the 10 books included in JPMorgan's 17th annual summer reading list. The titles cover a range of topics, from sleep ...
  22. Sallie Krawcheck: Investopedia Profile

    Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck tells Investopedia why she thinks the US retirement crisis is really a women's crisis.
  23. 3 Ways to Find a Job at a Hedge Fund Without Connections

    Learn why landing a job at a hedge fund is notoriously difficult without connections, and how candidates can increase their ...
  24. Large-Cap Companies: Less Growth Potential Than Amazon? (AMZN)

    Learn why one analyst believes Amazon.com may be the largest U.S. company by market cap by 2020, and why he may be overestimating ...
  25. The Brand and Business of Beyoncé Knowles (PEP, TWX)

    Discover why Beyonce is a global brand. Find out about her business investments, marketing strategies and her collaborations ...
  26. 5 Tips for Finding Your Perfect Job Online

    With so many jobs being advertised online, it pays to know your way around an online job search. Here's what you need to ...
  27. The 10 Most Expensive Zip Codes in California

    California has some of the priciest ZIP codes in the U.S. And these are the priciest in California.
  28. 3 Ways to Find a Job at an Investment Bank by Position

    Identify the most effective ways to increase the chance of getting hired at an investment bank, and understand why networking ...
  29. How Much in Savings You Need to Live Comfortably

    Discover how Americans' perceptions of their financial security differ from reality, and learn how much in savings is sufficient ...
  30. Reverse Mortgage Pitfalls

    Before tapping your home equity through a reverse mortgage, find out what could go wrong.
  31. Why Advisors Ignore Most Marketing Pitches

    Advisors are busy folks and as such, they aren't easily swayed to read marketing materials.
  32. How Many Credit Cards Should You Carry?

    If you have ever wondered whether you should carry one, two or more cards, read on and we'll tell you.
  33. How Good a Deal is TSA PreCheck at the Airport?

    With all the reports of mammoth airport security lines causing passengers to miss their flights, it's time for another look ...
  34. How to Tell If You're Cheap or Frugal

    Here are a few distinct character differences between those who understand value and those who don't.
  35. Exploring AOL's History and Where it Goes From Here

    Learn about AOL's history, and see how it almost died but accumulated top advertising sites. Discover how AOL can benefit ...
  36. Billionaire John Paulson's Q1 Biotechs: AGN, SGYP

    Let's take a look at billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson's Q1 investments in these healthcare stocks: AGN, SGYP
  37. How to Advise Business Owners Looking to Retire

    Here are some things to be aware of when advising business owners looking to retire.
  38. 5 Tech Companies With High Stock-Based Compensation (GOOGL, AMZN)

    Examine stock-based compensation among large tech firms to determine which factors are driving equity compensation and how ...
  39. How Banks Set Interest Rates on Your Loans

    Many factors go into how banks set interest rates for loans. Use this information to negotiate the best possible rate when ...
  40. How to Break Your Bad Financial Habits

    For individuals and families to hold their own and build equity for retirement, they need to commit to responsible spending ...
  41. 3 Seemingly Non-Financial Decisions Everyone Should Take More Seriously

    None of these decisions should be considered as being purely financial, but there are severe consequences to ignoring their ...
  42. 4 Essential Questions to Ask at the End of a Job Interview

    Ask these questions if you want to leave a great final impression on hiring managers and establish yourself as a top candidate. ...
  43. 6 Things You Think Add Value To Your Home - But Really Don't

    Not everyone wants to spend their weekends shaping backyard topiaries. Even though you may enjoy the improvements you make ...
  44. Five Rules to Improve Your Financial Health

    Learn five broad personal finance rules that can help get you on track to achieving specific financial goals.
  45. How to Spend Your 529 to Maximize Student Aid

    Paying for college isn’t just about putting savings into a 529; how that money is spent can determine whether there will ...
  46. Top Hacks for Prepping for Late-in-Life Healthcare

    Research shows that people are underestimating their healthcare costs in retirement. Here's how to prepare to deal with the ...
  47. Do beneficiaries pay taxes on life insurance?

    Learn how life insurance proceeds are generally not taxable to the beneficiary, but understand the unique situations in which ...
  48. What types of positions might a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) hold?

    Understand what types of positions a Chartered Financial Analyst can hold. Learn what is available to those who have only ...
  49. Using Indexed Universal Life for Retirement Income

    Designed properly, indexed universal life insurance can be a great way to save for investors who have the keen ability to ...
  50. How to Lend Money to Family and Not Regret It

    It’s hard to refuse a family member’s request for a loan, but be sure to go into such arrangements with your eyes open.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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