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  1. Studying in the United States: Chicago

    Would you enjoy going to college in Chicago? Here's what it's like to study and live in the Windy City.
  2. The Importance of Excel in Business

    Microsoft Excel is an indispensable tool for any business.
  3. Study Abroad: Budget For Germany

    One of the best investments you can make is in study abroad. And Germany, with some of the world's top universities, is surprisingly ...
  4. Why Are Tesla Cars So Expensive?

    What makes Tesla cars so expensive? Short supply and pricey parts is a good place to start.
  5. When is outsourcing a bad alternative to vertical integration?

    There are many things to examine when considering outsourcing versus vertical integration. One reason to not outsource is ...
  6. What is Tim Cook's career and educational background?

    Discover where Tim Cook studied and worked before joining Apple and what roles he played in the company before taking over ...
  7. What is Jeff Weiner's educational and professional background?

    Learn about how Internet tycoon and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner became one of the most influential people in the world of social ...
  8. Who were Richard Branson's major influencers?

    Discover the people who are Richard Branson’s biggest influencers and what inspires this billionaire entrepreneur and business ...
  9. How did Rupert Murdoch make his fortune?

    Find out how Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, amassed his fortune by turning a small Australian newspaper ...
  10. What is the difference between Magnum Cum Laude and Summa Cum Laude?

    Learn what the terms "magna cum laude" and "summa cum laude" mean and how different universities determine which students ...
  11. What does a company use CI (competitive intelligence) for?

    Take a brief overview of the art of competitive intelligence, or CI, and how companies compete with one another for information ...
  12. What role do interpersonal skills play in the hiring process?

    Presenting interpersonal communication skills to a prospective employer is often times more valuable than extensive experience ...
  13. Who manages an escrow account?

    Managing an escrow account is a job for a trusted and experienced service provider. Discover the best personal finance solutions ...
  14. How can investors use trends in the unemployment rate to evaluate the outlook of ...

    Learn the effect of the unemployment rate on credit services companies, and why this is a key metric to consider when investing ...
  15. What are key government regulations that affect investing in the banking sector?

    Discover how the global financial crisis of 2008 changed the face of banking in the United States and around the world by ...
  16. To what extent do banks have exposure to different business lines?

    Learn how banks are exposed to risk and what the different types of exposure mean. Find out about the 2014 U.S. commercial ...
  17. Were collateralized debt obligations (CDO) responsible for the 2008 financial crisis?

    Learn what role collateralized debt obligations, exotic financial instruments that can be difficult to understand, played ...
  18. Getting A Mortgage When Building Your Own Home

    It's much harder to get a loan when you're building a home, not moving into one. Here's where to look and what to expect.
  19. What are the best ways to pay off my mortgage quickly?

    Learn how mortgage payments may be reduced and how to save thousands on mortgage loans by lowering the interest and principle ...
  20. What is the difference between accounting and economics?

    Discover the difference between accounting and economics by comparing and contrasting the financial discipline of accounting ...
  21. What are some common methods of gathering CI (competitive intelligence)?

    Read about some common methods of acquiring competitive business intelligence, and discover what a good intelligence analysis ...
  22. How do managers measure human capital?

    Learn what human capital is, how managers measure it and how managers measure human capital's return on investment to gauge ...
  23. What has Larry Page's involvement in Google been?

    Learn the timeline of co-founder Larry Page's involvement with his company, Google Inc. and how his participation shifted ...
  24. What are the main reasons an investor should consider an allocation to the banking ...

    Learn about investment opportunities in the commercial and investment banking industry. Find out why many investors choose ...
  25. How are Richard Branson's holdings distributed?

    Discover the various business areas where Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group holdings are distributed, and learn about the ...
  26. Why did Larry Page pay himself a salary of only $1 a year at Google?

    Learn possible reasons for Google co-founder Larry Page's continued acceptance of an annual salary of only $1 as chief executive ...
  27. Understanding Loan-to-Value Ratio

    Loan-to-value ratio (LVR) is a tool used to evaluate the risk in a collateralized loan, usually a mortgage loan.
  28. Understanding Private Placement

    Private placement refers to offering and selling shares in a company to a small group of sophisticated buyers.
  29. Rethinking About Retirement Investing?

    There are plenty of reasons to rethink your retirement investing, wherever you fall on the spectrum between fatalistic acceptance ...
  30. Cash Back, Miles or 0% APR: Comparing Card Perks

    Consumers have a lot of choice these days when it comes to credit card rewards, including cash back, airline miles and introductory ...
  31. How To Save On Currency Exchanges in NYC

    You will get the best exchange rate in New York, but it's good to arrive in the U.S. with some dollars in your pocket. Here ...
  32. The Upside Of Working Past Retirement

    If you love your work, or your paycheck, or both, there's no reason you have to quit your job just because you hit retirement ...
  33. Terrible Credit Score? Try These Credit Cards

    When your credit is less than stellar you have fewer choices. But some are still better than others. Here's our read on which ...
  34. Why Are Consumers In Hesitation?

    Diverging monetary policy globally and a stronger dollar continued to be key drivers of the recent underperformance and last ...
  35. The Key to McDonald's? 70 Million Customers a Day

    Even when it has an underperforming year, McDonald’s is still one of the most profitable companies around.
  36. Best (And Worst) Ways To Change Money In Europe

    Which are the cheapest– and most costly – ways to exchange money when you're in Europe? See if you made the right choices ...
  37. What types of categories appear on a cash flow statement?

    Learn what types of categories appear on a cash flow statement. Understand the types of items included within each category ...
  38. 7 Ways To Increase Your Home's Appraisal Value

    When it's time to sell your home – or refinance it – it will need to be appraised. Here's how to make sure the valuation ...
  39. Is An MIT Education Worth the Tuition?

    An education from MIT may look pricey on the surface, but the earning potential of graduates means it's usually a very solid ...
  40. JPMorgan vs. Goldman Sachs: A Tale of Two Stocks

    The performance of JPMorgan and Goldman has been impressive, but one has a slight edge.
  41. Top Financial Planning Colleges: A Primer

    An overview of the top colleges for financial planners and advisors.
  42. Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite Master Card

    Should you pay the annual fee (waived the first year) for this rewards travel card? See how it compares.
  43. 4 Hottest IPOs in 2015

    Where is smart money headed this year? These are the most anticipated IPOs of 2015.
  44. Grad School After College: Go Right Away Or Wait?

    Going sooner keeps the education momentum going, but there are times when it pays to wait. Here's how to decide.
  45. Top Financial Education Sources for Engineers

    A breakdown of the top financial education sources for engineers.
  46. What Pet Insurance Actually Covers

    If you buy insurance for your pet, what will it cover – and what will you still have to pay for?
  47. Ready For The Entrepreneurial Leap?

    There are key traits and motivations that characterize an entrepreneur; these aren't necessarily genetic, but can be acquired ...
  48. What is a combined loan to value ratio?

    Learn what combined loan to value is, why it is important and how lenders use it, along with other ratios, to assess the ...
  49. What are the primary disadvantages of using mezzanine financing?

    Learn how certain companies can use mezzanine financing as capital for rapid growth, and discover the caveats that might ...
  50. Is Pet Insurance Worth The Price?

    Should you insure your pet? Here's how pet insurance works and how to decide if it's worth buying this coverage.
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    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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