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    The need for long-term care has become an inescapable (and pricey) issue for retirees. Here's what financial advisors can ...
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    Learn how companies use innovation, customer retention tactics, smart hiring practices and timely acquisitions to increase ...
  3. Is PayPal's Credit Card Worth Getting?

    You can use PayPal with credit cards from many issuers. But now you can also use a PayPal card – and apply the rewards directly ...
  4. What interpersonal skills should a manager have?

    Seeking to become a more effective manager? Understanding empathy is critical to creating a productive workplace environment ...
  5. What Do Certified Financial Planners Earn?

    Individuals with the Certified Financial Planner designation enjoy an above-average salary range as well as promising current ...
  6. What are the pros and cons of a simple-interest mortgage?

    Learn the difference between a simple interest mortgage and a standard mortgage, along with their relative advantages and ...
  7. SAT Vs. ACT: 6 Key Differences

    While there's some overlap in content, the ACT and SAT exams have significant differences that students should consider before ...
  8. Why These Are 2015's 10-Best Financial Stocks

    If you're going to invest in the financial stocks, these names need to be on your radar.
  9. When does it make sense to buy personal liability insurance?

    Protecting yourself from lawsuits is important to the financial well-being of you and your family. Is personal liability ...
  10. What are some training & development techniques used to improve interpersonal skills?

    Improve your deep listening techniques to improve your interpersonal skills if you find that you are having trouble communicating ...
  11. What's the difference between agency theory and stakeholder theory?

    Learn how agency theory and stakeholder theory are used in business to understand common business communication problems ...
  12. Is a waiver of subrogation clause better for a tenant or a landlord?

    Find out why a waiver of subrogation clause is important to include in a lease agreement, and understand how it affects landlords ...
  13. What's a Run Rate?

    Run rate is a term used to denote annualized earnings extrapolated from a shorter time frame. Management uses the run rate ...
  14. What are the Five C's of Credit?

    The five C’s of credit are what banks and other lenders evaluate about a potential borrower when making a lending decision. ...
  15. Financial Accounting

    Financial accounting is the process of gathering, recording, summarizing and reporting financial data relating to a business. ...
  16. What is Portfolio Management?

    Portfolio management is the act of maximizing the return on a portfolio. This is done with trading decisions made for the ...
  17. Want To Learn Financial Tips For Women?

    Although Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus was focused more on love than money, some of the analogy also works fairly ...
  18. What are Preference Shares?

    Preference shares, also referred to as preferred shares, are equity shares that give the shareholders certain rights ahead ...
  19. What Makes LinnCo Different From MLPs?

    MLPs are some of the favorite investments of dividend investors, as the surge in the energy industry increased the amount ...
  20. 3 Things I Learned From lululemon Athletica's 10-K

    Lululemon athletica has emerged not only as one of the nation's fastest-growing retailers, but also as one of the market's ...
  21. What responsibilities does a company take on after an acquisition?

    Read about some of the most important responsibilities assumed by new company management after a successful acquisition has ...
  22. Venezuela Teeters On Edge As Oil Revenues Shrink

    Low oil prices have drastically revised the economic status quo -- dealing a destabilizing blow to oil-exporters like Venezuela ...
  23. What Must The UK Do To Keep North Sea Oil Afloat?

    The UK government may need to take drastic action to ensure the viability of UK North Sea offshore oil production amid high ...
  24. Gas Dispute Poses Risks For Both The EU And Russia

    The Russia-Ukraine gas dispute has caused energy insecurity for the EU, which is seeking new gas suppliers, and market uncertainty ...
  25. What kind of training do I need for a career in business analytics?

    Learn all about the types of skills and training that can prepare you for a career in the fast-growing field of business ...
  26. Quickbooks vs. Quicken

    QuickBooks and Quicken are two of the most widely used financial management tools in the world. Determine which one is right ...
  27. First Resume? Tips For High School Students

    Here's how to shape your school projects, babysitting and any other jobs you've had into a resume that will get you hired.
  28. Start Saving Now! Here's Why

    When money is tight early in your career, saving may seem a waste of time – but even a small amount can pay big dividends, ...
  29. Surprising Ways A Mortgage Affects A Credit Score

    It takes a good credit score to get favorable mortgage rates. Then, how you pay a mortgage will shape your score – just having ...
  30. What Is The Average Salary For An MBA Graduate?

    An MBA is often described as a surefire way to increase one's salary. It turns out that compensation for MBA graduates is ...
  31. Changing Money: Best Places In Washington, D.C.

    Visiting Washington, D.C., from abroad? Here are tips for exchanging currency focused on location, price and other options.
  32. 4 Signs You're Headed For Financial Trouble

    Here are some warnings that you could be in over your head financially – and how to fix the situation before it's too late.
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    Which of these financial apps deserves a place on your mobile? That depends on your needs and how sophisticated you want ...
  34. How Do Women Close The Retirement Savings Gap?

    Every year, BlackRock conducts a survey to learn about the attitudes and behavior of investors. We just released our findings ...
  35. GMAT or GRE: Is One Better for MBA Applicants?

    In prior years, those applying to an MBA program had to take the GMAT exam. Today, a growing number of universities accept ...
  36. Which Is Better: A Salary or Hourly Wages?

    A salary may be the more prestigious option – but you could take home more being paid by the hour.
  37. 3 Things That Could Hold Intuitive Surgical Back

    Taking a long-term view that favors Intuitive Surgical developer increasing in value, doesn't mean that there are near-term ...
  38. What's an Agency Problem?

    An agency problem occurs when a conflict of interest arises for an agent -- a person acting on behalf of another person. ...
  39. How can I invest in credit card companies?

    Learn about the different ways to invest in credit card company stock as well as the advantages and drawbacks of each investment ...
  40. Is the high cost of installing solar panels justified by the money saved by going ...

    Find out whether solar panels pay off in the long run and about how long homeowners who purchase them have to wait to break ...
  41. What is a common number for days payable outstanding? (DPO)?

    Understand the accounting term, days payable outstanding (DPO), and learn what the most common time period is for a company ...
  42. What role do SPVs / SPEs play in public-private partnerships?

    Find out why governments and private actors prefer to use special purpose vehicles, or SPVs, when they undertake public-private ...
  43. If my home runs power off the grid, what is the specific environmental impact?

    Going off the grid, or using solar energy, can result in much more than saving the homeowner money. It can help the planet ...
  44. How Instagram Makes Money

    Like many big names in social media, Instagram started as a fun idea without a clear path to profit.
  45. 10 Hottest Startups In 2015

    Check out these 10 hot startup companies that will rock the world in 2015.
  46. Why Is Deflation Bad For The Economy?

    While some inflation is good for economic growth, when prices begin to fall after an economic downturn, deflation may set ...
  47. Profit From High Consumer Spending With Visa Or Mastercard

    American consumers have more money to spend thanks to falling gas prices. Investing in Visa and MasterCard may give investors ...
  48. Strategic Bathroom Enhancements With Huge Returns

    Even modest investments to improve a small bathroom can yield considerable rewards.
  49. 5 Things You Need For A Good Credit Score

    How good a credit score you have depends on 5 factors. What they are and what it takes to better your credit rating if it's ...
  50. Can American Capital Agency Maintain Its Dividend?

    Dividend investors know that real estate investment trusts with REITs that invest in mortgage-backed securities produce double-digit ...
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