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  1. Understanding Loans

    A loan is the act of giving money, property or other material goods to another party with the expectation of being repaid.
  2. Are Student Loans Putting Your Retirement At Risk?

    Can't think about saving for retirement because you are drowning in student loan debt? Here are some solutions.
  3. Tips for Talking About Money at Every Step of a Relationship

    How much you talk about money differs, depending on the stage of the relationship.
  4. Understanding Credit Card Interest

    Paying these rates can impact your disposable income and your investment returns.
  5. 8 Ways for Retirees to Improve Their Credit Score

    These simple strategies will go a long way toward helping raise a damaged credit score.
  6. 10 Unfamiliar Ways to Help Pay Down Medical Bills

    Mounting medical bills can be frightening. But these out-of-the-box solutions can help you avoid ruining your credit rating ...
  7. Medicare 101: Do You Need All 4 Parts?

    At age 65, most people have to sign up for Medicare. Learn which of its four programs are mandatory – and which you can skip.
  8. Is A Stockbroker Career For You?

    Discover what you need to become a stockbroker and the variety of opportunities that are now available to you.
  9. Bernie Sanders' Socialized Medicine: Tax and Save?

    Vermont senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders laid out his ambitious healthcare plan during the recent ...
  10. Amazon Shareholders Should Worry About Prime Air

    Amazon's Prime Air is an amazing idea that is filled with potential issues that should worry shareholders.
  11. Financial Literacy Tools for Small Business Owners

    Learn more about where you can access some of the best free financial literacy resources and tools available for small business ...
  12. 5 Denver Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn why Denver is one of the hottest markets in America for startups, and identify five of the top startups that are emerging ...
  13. 5 London Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn why London's startup scene is so prolific, and identify some of the hottest companies emerging from this scene as of ...
  14. Dividend-Paying Whole Life Insurance: What to Know

    Many whole life insurance policies pay dividends. Here are what policyholders need to consider.
  15. 5 Boston Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn why Boston is a hot market for startups, and familiarize yourself with a few of the top startups that have emerged ...
  16. 5 Raleigh-based Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn about the startup scene in the Research Triangle hub of Raleigh, North Carolina. Discover which startups are the hottest ...
  17. 5 Toronto Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn how Toronto has built a fertile climate for startups, and identify some of the top companies to emerge from the city's ...
  18. eBay: An Activist Investment Analysis (EBAY)

    Find out how legendary investor Carl Icahn took on e-commerce giant eBay in 2014 in a battle that led to eBay separating ...
  19. Living in the Dominican Republic on $1,000 a Month

    Determine whether a $1,000 monthly budget is enough to live comfortably and safely in the Dominican Republic, an island nation ...
  20. Answer These 7 Questions Before Applying for a Loan For Your Startup

    Learn the seven key questions every budding entrepreneur needs to have answers to before sitting down with a lender to discuss ...
  21. Best US Equity Sector Since Market Peak October 2007

    Find out about the best U.S. equity sectors since market peak in October 2007, how they became the best and what may happen ...
  22. Fixed Income Trader: Career Path & Qualifications

    Discover the career path the most fixed income traders follow and learn more about the qualifications needed and the average ...
  23. Accountant: Career Path & Qualifications

    Learn the different career paths a new accountant can take, and understand the educational requirements for the career, which ...
  24. What's Better: Whole Life or Term Insurance?

    Life insurance can be a difficult decision to make, especially for a young adult. Here's a look at the benefits and costs ...
  25. This Big Expense Can Ruin a Retirement

    One of the greatest joys of retirement is being able to relax, knowing that one of your biggest expenses — your mortgage ...
  26. Six of the Best Credit Cards for Seniors

    You’re retired, but the expenses don't stop. If you’re looking for a new credit card, which should you choose? Here are six ...
  27. Controller: Job Description & Average Salary

    Learn about becoming a controller and what the job entails. Understand the education and skills required, and how much money ...
  28. 5 Detroit-based Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn how startups are changing the face of Detroit, a city long dominated by large corporations, and identify the specific ...
  29. Living in China on $1,000 a Month

    Learn how you can live comfortably on a $1,000 monthly budget in China, a country known around the world for its growing ...
  30. How HSAs Work

    Health savings accounts are a boon for covering current and future medical expenses, even into retirement. This tutorial ...
  31. How Does Zola Work and Make Money?

    Learn how the online retailer startup Zola is bringing the wedding registry industry into the 21st century with a vast array ...
  32. Tips for Helping a Junior Advisor Succeed

    Bringing on new partners means helping them get acclimatized and showing them the ropes. These tips help get you started ...
  33. Consumer Defensive Stocks: Are These 2016's Best?

    These eight consumer defensive stocks meet strict objective parameters for top-tier investment potential in 2016.
  34. Data Analyst: Job Description & Average Salary

    Learn about a data analyst career and how much money you can expect to make. Understand the skills and education needed to ...
  35. CreateSpace or FastPencil: Which Self-Publishing Platform Should You Use

    Here are the pros and cons of the self-publishing services offered by CreateSpace and FastPencil.
  36. 4 Financial Fitness Tips for 30-Somethings

    When it comes to investing, your retirement plan could be considered the core of your financial well-being. Here we tell ...
  37. Pinterest:  Bringing the Ca-Ching to the Retail Register

    Pinterest is more than just an online scrapbooking platform. It's a unique form of social media that spreads product awareness ...
  38. Disney Rewards Visa vs. Disney Premier Visa Card

    Disney lovers, find out which Disney credit card is right for you.
  39. Job or Internship?: A Guide for College Students

    College students, which is better for your future - an entry-level job or a unpaid internship? Find out now.
  40. The Top 12 Weirdest Scholarships Available

    Cut your college expenses drastically by winning one of these off-the-wall scholarships.
  41. How Long-Term Care Riders on Life Insurance Work

    What is the difference between Accelerated Death Benefit for Chronic Illness and Long-Term Care Riders offered on life insurance ...
  42. MSCI: An Activist Investment Analysis (MSCI)

    Read about the high-profile battle between the management team for Morgan Stanley Capital International and activist MSCI ...
  43. Budgeting Tips: Living in Ecuador on $1,000 a Month

    Discover just how far $1,000 per month goes in Ecuador, home to colonial cities high in the Andes and quiet beaches on the ...
  44. The Best US Equity Sector Since Market Low in March 2009

    Learn about the best U.S. equity sectors since market low in March 2009 and understand how they have achieved the best returns ...
  45. Budgeting Tips: Living in Panama on $1,000 a Month

    Discover how far $1,000 in monthly income can take you in Panama, and determine whether this Central American paradise is ...
  46. What Is Amazon Web Services and Why Is It so Successful?

    Amazon Web Services provides a much-needed revenue stream to Amazon in exchange for low-cost cloud computing.
  47. The Top 3 Women-Owned Businesses in Phoenix

    Learn about several of the top companies owned by women in the Phoenix metro area, and discover how these firms are succeeding ...
  48. 5 Best iPhone Finance Apps for 2016

    Discover the best and latest iPhone apps available in the personal finance category for 2016, offering everything from basic ...
  49. Consumer Cyclical Stocks: Are These 2016's Best?

    Finding stock winners in 2016 isn't going to be easy, especially consumer cyclical stocks. But these stocks might buck the ...
  50. Controller: Career Path & Qualifications

    Find out what it takes to become a financial controller, starting with undergraduate educational requirements and moving ...
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