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    These eight consumer defensive stocks meet strict objective parameters for top-tier investment potential in 2016.
  2. 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 ...
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    Here are the pros and cons of the self-publishing services offered by CreateSpace and FastPencil.
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Disney Rewards Visa vs. Disney Premier Visa Card

    Disney lovers, find out which Disney credit card is right for you.
  7. 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.
  8. The Top 12 Weirdest Scholarships Available

    Cut your college expenses drastically by winning one of these off-the-wall scholarships.
  9. 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 ...
  10. MSCI: An Activist Investment Analysis (MSCI)

    Read about the high-profile battle between the management team for Morgan Stanley Capital International and activist MSCI ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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.
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. Controller: Career Path & Qualifications

    Find out what it takes to become a financial controller, starting with undergraduate educational requirements and moving ...
  19. The Top Financial Services/Banking Stocks of 2016

    These financial services and banking stocks offer the best potential in 2016 for those with a long-term outlook.
  20. Budgeting Tips: Living in Malaysia on $1,000 a Month

    Learn more about how far a $1,000 monthly budget stretches in Malaysia, a beautiful and inviting tropical paradise in the ...
  21. Hartford Financial Services: An Activist Investment Analysis (HIG)

    Read about the famous and profitable 2012 clash between activist hedge fund manager John Paulson and Hartford Financial Services ...
  22. Economics of Owning a Bar

    Understand what costs go into starting and running a bar, as well as what earnings can be expected. Learn whether or not ...
  23. 3 Popular Financials Stocks in 2015 (WFC, COF)

    Find out about some of the popular financials stocks in 2015, why they have become popular and whether they will remain popular ...
  24. The Finances of (Actual) Retirement

    Now that you’re retired for real, what should you do with your 401(k) and other funds to stay solvent and have fun? Our tutorial ...
  25. 5 Things You Need To Be Pre-Approved For A Mortgage

    Before you can get serious about buying a home, you need to get pre-approval for a mortgage. Learn what you need to speed ...
  26. Zoning Laws for Home Based Businesses

    Understand what types of home-based businesses are allowed and what types of businesses aren't allowed. Learn what to do ...
  27. Business Vs. Consumer Credit Reports: What's the Difference?

    Find out the difference between a business credit report and a personal credit report, and why it should matter for business ...
  28. Deferred Compensation Plans for Small Business Owners

    Find out the best tax-qualified options business owners can use to defer their compensation and accumulate capital for their ...
  29. Privateer Holdings Revolutionizes the Cannabis Industry

    Watch Privateer Holdings succeed by bringing more respectability to the legalized medical and recreational marijuana and ...
  30. Microsoft: An Activist Investment Analysis (MSFT)

    Find out how hedge fund ValueAct Capital managed to turn a 0.8% position in Microsoft stock into a CEO change, a place on ...
  31. Bank of New York Mellon: An Activist Investment Analysis (BK)

    Read about one of 2015's most intriguing corporate battles: the activist feud between Bank of New York Mellon shareholders ...
  32. Compliance Officer: Career Path & Qualifications

    Read about what it takes to become a compliance officer, why the field is so diverse and why the government might be the ...
  33. The Top 3 Women-Owned Businesses in Dallas

    Read about three of the top companies in Dallas owned and operated by women, and learn how these firms are succeeding in ...
  34. How to Fund a Start-Up with 401(k) Assets

    A growing number of people have decided that retirement is a great time to start a business. Here are the pros and cons of ...
  35. Government Grants for Women-Owned Businesses

    Explore options for financial grants as a female business owner, and discover helpful resources for alternate ways of funding ...
  36. Is Bank of America Stock Suitable for Your IRA or Roth IRA? (BAC)

    Learn why Bank of America's established track record and long-term stability make it more suitable for a traditional IRA ...
  37. Understanding a Hedge Fund Manager's Worth

    Hedge funds pool investors’ money much like mutual funds. However, they are not as closely regulated as mutual funds, and ...
  38. 4 Problems With Costco's Business Model (COST)

    Read about some of the problems with Costco's business model. While the company has been successful, there are still several ...
  39. LLC Vs. Incorporation (Inc.): Which Should I Choose?

    Learn about the advantages of forming an LLC over a corporation, including ease of administration. Read about the advantages ...
  40. S Corp. Vs. LLC: Which Should I Choose?

    Understand the major distinctions between an S corporation and an LLC, and the important factors to consider when choosing ...
  41. The Top 3 Women-Owned Businesses in Seattle

    Read about several of the top companies in Seattle owned by women, and learn more about what sets these companies apart from ...
  42. Best 3 Mortgage Calculator Websites without PMI

    Discover the three best mortgage calculator websites online that do not require you to factor private mortgage insurance ...
  43. The Top 3 Women-Owned Businesses in Austin, Texas

    Read about several of the most successful women-owned businesses headquartered in Austin, and learn more about how these ...
  44. Calculating Yearly Probability of Dying

    The yearly probability of dying is a figure that predicts annual death rates for a population.
  45. How Much Rent Can You Afford on a $100K Salary?

    You know your salary, but how much should you be spending on rent? Here's how to figure it out.
  46. Bank of America's 3 Key Financial Ratios (BAC)

    Discover some of the key financial ratios that show the quality of Bank of America's loan portfolio and how profitable the ...
  47. The Top 5 Women-Owned Businesses in Portland

    Read about five of the top Portland-based companies owned by women, and learn how these successful firms are excelling in ...
  48. Internal Auditor: Job Description & Average Salary

    Learn about what the job of internal auditor entails, as well as the median salary, education and certifications required ...
  49. The Best "Buy to Let" Mortgage Calculator Websites

    Understand the features of a buy-to-let mortgage in the United Kingdom, and discover some of the best buy-to-let mortgage ...
  50. Wells Fargo's 3 Key Financial Ratios (WFC)

    Look at some of most important financial ratios for with Wells Fargo & Co. and understand why they are so important for analyzing ...
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