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  1. The Logic Behind Sears' REIT

    Learn what strategy Sears employed with the divestment of its 266 real estate properties to a separate real estate investment ...
  2. The Top 5 Reasons Financial Advisors Leave Their Firm

    Understand what creates dissatisfaction between financial advisers and their firms, and learn the top reasons advisers ultimately ...
  3. Steps to Qualify For a Small Business Loan

    Learn steps to qualify for a small business loan such as identifying financing needs, preparing a business plan and getting ...
  4. The Financial Advisory Business: More Women Wanted

    It's no secret that women are underrepresented in the financial advisory business. Here are some reasons why and what's being ...
  5. How Nike (NKE) Continues to 'Do It'

    Other than style, do sneakers from any maker really differ that much? That's debatable. But this is certain: Nike sets the ...
  6. The Lurking Dangers of Student Loans

    Student loans are popular, but they present many dangers.
  7. Is Cohousing Right for You?

    Cohousing isn't for everyone. But if you're community-minded or committed to living green, it may be an ideal option for ...
  8. Why Millennials Might Not Be Ideal Clients

    Here's why luring millennial clients might be a waste of time (for now).
  9. Before You Buy a Home for Your Child: Read This

    It is certainly generous. It can even be advantageous to both of you. But beware of the pitfalls.
  10. Advising FAs: Explaining Life Insurance to a Client

    Life insurance was initially designed to protect the income of families, particularly young families in the wealth accumulation ...
  11. Will Your Job Get Eaten by Automation?

    With the rapid growth of technology, it has been widely contested whether automation will start to replace jobs.
  12. Can Donald Trump Really Win the Presidency?

    Understand why demographic trends and his lack of broad appeal are likely to keep Donald Trump from being a serious contender ...
  13. How to Avoid Scuttling Your Client’s Retirement

    Bad habits can ruin a retirement portfolio (and your credibility as an advisor). Here are some practices to avoid.
  14. How Advisors Can Help Expectant Couples

    Bringing a child into the world makes parents more acutely aware of their finances. Here's how advisors can help expectant ...
  15. Why Women Choose Women for Financial Advice

    Women often prefer female financial advisors because client and advisor can relate to each other on a variety of levels. ...
  16. The Difference Between Good and Great Advisors

    If you want to be a top advisor, it takes more than just hanging out your shingle and picking investments. Top advisors work ...
  17. Advisors: Do You Need to Tweak Your Marketing?

    Advisors use a variety of marketing techniques to attract clients, but they don't all work. It may be time to evaluate what ...
  18. Why Millennials Should Invest in a Roth IRA

    Saving for retirement is important, and it's important to start early. A Roth IRA is a great option for low-earners just ...
  19. Are Home Inspections Worth It? - Price vs. Value

    If you’re wondering whether home inspection is worth the investment, the following information will help you decide.
  20. Understanding the Product Life Cycle

    Product life cycle is the period of time during which a product is conceived and developed, brought to market and eventually ...
  21. Explaining Consumer Discretionary

    Consumer discretionary is a term from economics that refers to the sector of the economy that produces goods and services ...
  22. How Does Cash-Value Life Insurance Work?

    Cash-value life insurance pays a beneficiary upon the death of the policyholder, and accumulates a cash value during the ...
  23. What Does Business-to-Business Mean?

    The term business-to-business refers to transactions or communication that takes place between two or more businesses.
  24. What's a Bridge Loan?

    A bridge loan is a loan that “bridges” a borrower over a temporary shortage in funds on hand.
  25. Credit Card Review: Blue Cash Everyday Amex

    Read about the Blue Cash Everyday Amex card, and learn how it saves cardholders money on groceries, gas and other household ...
  26. How are joint ventures regulated in the United States?

    Learn how joint ventures are governed in the United States, and discover why tort law is so important for upholding the contracts ...
  27. Credit Card Review: Chase Freedom

    Learn about the Chase Freedom card and how it earns 1% cash back on every purchase and up to 5% on purchases in quarterly ...
  28. Credit Card Review: Citi Double Cash

    Learn about the Citi Double Cash credit card and its simple cash back program that pays a combined 2% rate on every card ...
  29. Inflation for Dummies

    Inflation may seem like a straightforward concept, but it is more complex than it appears. We examine its varieties and causes.
  30. Extreme Mortality Bonds: High Risk and High Reward

    Insurance companies issue extreme mortality bonds to cover their losses in the event of a large-scale disaster. Here's a ...
  31. Risks Associated With Government Contracts

    Government contracts can be rewarding, but they also come with a variety of risks.
  32. 10 Public Companies That Rely On Govt. Contracts

    We look at 10 of the top public companies whose businesses rely on U.S. government contracts.
  33. 10 Most Famous Public Companies That Went Private

    Here’s a list of the most popular listed companies that went private in recent decades.
  34. How to Defray Long-Term Care Expenses

    Here's a handful of options on what you can do to defray long-term care expenses.
  35. The True Cost of Home Caregiving

    Caring for eldery family in-home might be unavoidable, but most caregivers don't realize the true cost of doing so.
  36. Top 3 Ways to Manage Lump-Sum Windfalls

    Have you just had a load of money drop into your lap? If so, several enviable options are available to you. Which one is ...
  37. Before You Invest in a Rental House with a Friend

    Investment property has advantages, but before you purchase a rental house with a pal, it’s smart to know what the challenges ...
  38. Free Credit Score: How Free Is It Really?

    Be careful of websites making bogus offers of "free" credit scores. If a site asks for credit card information, you'll most ...
  39. Credit Card Review: Amex EveryDay

    Learn the benefits of the Amex EveryDay card, such as its introductory offer and rewards perks, and discover the types of ...
  40. How a Higher Minimum Wage Would Impact the Economy

    Doubling pay for hourly workers could have several knock-on effects to the economy. Here's a brief look at a big issue.
  41. Why You Might Buy Your Next Car from Costco

    Costco, one of the strongest retailers around, has its hooks in all sort of sectors, including autos.
  42. Credit Card Review: Capital One Venture Rewards

    Learn how the Capital One Venture Rewards card helps you earn unlimited rewards miles to pay for all types of travel expenses, ...
  43. Credit Card Review: BankAmericard Cash Rewards

    Read about the BankAmericard Cash Rewards card, and learn how to start earning unlimited cash back with its simply rewards ...
  44. Credit Card Review: QuicksilverOne Rewards

    Learn more about one of the best cash back rewards credit cards for individuals with average or good credit ratings: the ...
  45. What are the requirements for being a Public Limited Company?

    Discover the various different requirements that a company must meet in order to be recognized and traded as a public limited ...
  46. What to Know About Transferable Points Programs

    Transferable points programs give credit card users a more extensive way to use credit card points for travel.
  47. How Express Scripts Makes Money

    The pharmacy benefit manager claims to lower prescription drug costs for consumers, medical providers, and health insurance ...
  48. The Daily Routine Of A Hedge Fund Manager

    What does a hedge fund manager's day really look like? Investopedia provides an inside look at the routine.
  49. How Peter Thiel Became a Superstar

    A review of the career of legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel.
  50. 3 Key Steps To Take Before You Quit Your Job

    Leaving a job on the best basis means thinking through everything from professional etiquette to what's financially adequate.
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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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