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  1. Getting Your Credit Score from a Bank

    That all-important, once-secret number is now easy to obtain from financial institutions and credit card companies.
  2. The Best Credit Cards for Travel Insurance

    There are several credit cards that offer travel protection insurance if a scheduled trip is delayed or canceled.
  3. Scholar vs. Entrepreneur: What's Your Calling?

    You don't need a bachelor's degree to launch your own company. But which path — school or entrepreneurship — offers a better ...
  4. 5 Ways to Up Your Credit Score in 90 days or Less

    Getting that credit report glowing again may be easier than you think. Read on for some quick fixes.
  5. 8 Reasons Why Valued Employees Quit

    Salaries are important, but retaining top employees requires more than just providing competitive pay.
  6. Websites That Give Your True Credit Score for Free

    A few websites do provide your true credit score – or something very close to it. Here's where to find them.
  7. Understanding Co-Insurance

    Co-insurance is a cost-sharing agreement between an insurer and an insured party.
  8. The Top Insurance Needs of Retirees

    While health insurance is the primary insurance need for retirees, there are other types advisors need to consider for their ...
  9. Real Estate: How the Bubble Will Pop

    This real estate bubble is much different from the last one. Understanding it is imperative if you plan on making any investments.
  10. What's an Irrevocable Letter of Credit?

    An irrevocable letter of credit (ILOC) is a financing vehicle used to facilitate commerce between two parties who are not ...
  11. Understanding the Internal Rate of Return Rule

    The internal rate of return rule is a popular method used to compare investments or projects.
  12. Understanding Forward Integration

    Forward integration happens when a business takes over functions that were originally performed by its partners farther down ...
  13. What Does Errors and Omissions Insurance Cover?

    Errors and omissions insurance protects companies and individuals against claims made by clients for inadequate work or negligent ...
  14. How Advisors Can Minimize Their Own Risks

    Risk management is important in any enterprise. But when it comes to the financial advisory business, the stakes are higher.
  15. Why Retiring Sooner Might Be a Bad Idea

    Learn why even though most people dream of early retirement, it has plenty of downfalls that include less money, lower productivity ...
  16. What Puts the Dollars in Priceline's Bottom Line?

    The Priceline Group is more successful than it may appear and is on track to enjoy tremendous profits down the road.
  17. Should You Be a Bull or a Bear Right Now?

    Ask a bull: If the economy is truly improving, where's all the consumer spending?
  18. Companies You Never Thought Would Go Bankrupt

    Learn about some of the most shocking corporate bankruptcies in history, including General Motors, Chrysler, Lehman Brothers ...
  19. Can You Hit The Highest Credit Score?

    Yes – it's doable. But the real question is, does it matter?
  20. 6 Reasons Healthcare Is So Expensive in the U.S.

    Here's why America's healthcare still ranks low among developed countries.
  21. Top 5 Ways to Retain Your Best Employees

    You need to think beyond salary to make the most talented people want to stay on for the long term.
  22. Credit Score vs. Credit Report: Which Is Better?

    They sound alike, but can serve very different ends.
  23. What’s Uber Worth?

    Value projections for Uber have been all over the map, but the most important projection doesn't come in the form of numbers.
  24. The Journey to a Great Credit Score

    How people starting out can get on the credit grid and establish a solid record.
  25. 3 Entrepreneurs Who Became Successful After 40

    Read about four influential entrepreneurs who didn't achieve fame and success until after their 40th birthdays, including ...
  26. 5 Traits the Best Financial Advisors Share

    Discover what the best financial advisers share in terms of the traits they possess, and learn what clients value most in ...
  27. Should You Worry About the U.S Inflation rate?

    Understand how inflation is measured, how U.S. inflation compares to other countries, and if investors should be concerned ...
  28. 5 Key Steps to Start Your Own Small Business

    Understand what a small business is and what it takes to build one. Learn about the five key steps needed to start a small ...
  29. 5 Good Habits Every Entrepreneur Needs

    Understand who an entrepreneur is and what an entrepreneur does. Learn about the 5 good habits that every entrepreneur should ...
  30. The 5 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs

    Understand what an entrepreneur is and the type of risk an entrepreneur faces. Learn about the five skills necessary to become ...
  31. The 4 Best Websites For Small Business Loans

    Discover some of the best websites that small business owners utilize to obtain necessary financing at competitive interest ...
  32. Best 5 Small Business Ideas You Can Start From Home

    Understand what a small business is and how small businesses are classified. Learn about five small business ideas that you ...
  33. How Groupon Makes Money

    Find out how Groupon makes money, including a rundown of how Groupon works and what benefits it provides to the businesses ...
  34. 7 Entrepreneurs Who Became Successful in their 20s

    Understand how entrepreneurs can come from any age group. Learn about seven entrepreneurs who reached success and fame in ...
  35. Are You Considered a Small Business?

    Find out what it takes to be considered a small business by the U.S. Small Business Administration and why some small businesses ...
  36. Small Business Loan Vs Line of Credit: How They Differ

    Understand the differences between a small business loan and a line of credit, and learn some of the most appropriate uses ...
  37. 4 Top Changes Obama Has Made with His Mandates

    Learn how Obamacare, equal pay for women and an executive order on immigration represent some of Obama's biggest changes ...
  38. 5 Developed Countries without Minimum Wages

    Find out about five developed nations that have no federally regulated minimum wage and how these countries use unions to ...
  39. The Pros & Cons of a Financial Advisor Career

    Discover what a career as a financial adviser entails, and learn what pros and cons an individual faces when embarking on ...
  40. 5 Steps to Become an Entrepreneur

    Understand what it takes to become an entrepreneur, and learn about five steps that can help someone become an entrepreneur ...
  41. Southwest Airlines: Delta's Worst Enemy?

    Learn about the rivalry between Southwest Airlines and Delta. For decades, Delta was the major operator in the South, but ...
  42. Why Women FAs Prefer Some Indie Brokers

    Here's what some firms are doing right when it comes to recruiting and retaining female advisors.
  43. J.C. Penney: Identity Crisis or Buy Opportunity?

    With so many recent leadership changes, J.C. Penney might be suffering from an identity crisis. Here's why and what you need ...
  44. Life Insurers and Millennials: Strange Bedfellows?

    Life insurers are courting Millennials. Is this a strange fit? And how will they cater to this generation?
  45. Advisors: Use Tech to Attract, Retain Clients

    Investors want an investment approach that blends technology and the human touch. Therefore, financial advisors should embrace ...
  46. Minimum Wages Can Raise Unemployment

    Learn why many economists feel that minimum wages, while intended to benefit low-wage workers, actually hurt them by increasing ...
  47. 5 Ways to Get Funding For Your Billion-Dollar Idea

    Understand how current billion-dollar companies gone about funding. Learn about five funding strategies to fund a billion ...
  48. Understanding the Influence of the Latino Vote

    Learn why the Hispanic vote, which quintupled in number between 1980 and 2012, is vital for any candidate to have a serious ...
  49. The Hi-Tech Future of Mortgage Applications

    Three sites that are simplifying your path to home ownership.
  50. Best Real Estate Apps for House Hunters

    Your dream home might be only a swipe away.
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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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