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  1. Gender Pay Inequality Is Seen Across the World (KFY)

    Learn the statistics behind gender pay inequality around the world. The Economist conducted an analysis of 8 million employees ...
  2. You're Retiring: Should You Sell Your House?

    Sometimes it's the only option if you're a retiree – but before you decide to put your home on the market, also consider ...
  3. BofA vs. Citi: Which Is Better for High-Net-Worth Accounts? (C, BAC)

    Compare and contrast the Citigold program from Citigroup and Bank of America's Preferred Rewards, and determine which program ...
  4. Are Certificates of Deposit (CDs) Taxable?

    Learn the tax consequences on certificates of deposit, how they are reported and how penalties on early withdrawals can affect ...
  5. How ATM Fee Reimbursement Works (ALLY, EVER)

    Learn how ATM fee reimbursement works, identify some of the banks that offer it and understand the typical limitations that ...
  6. Your Property Tax Assessment: What Does It Mean?

    The amount of a property tax bill is based on the property’s value, the exemptions it qualifies for, its use and the local ...
  7. Understanding Wholesale Banking

    Wholesale banking refers to banking services for merchant banks and other financial institutions.
  8. Can certificates of deposit (CDs) lose value?

    CDs are FDIC insured, so they do not lose face value, though broker-issued CD accounts do carry risks.
  9. Retirement Planning: Why You Should Help Your Children Build Credit

    Learn why parents should help their children build good credit at a young age and teach them how to use debt responsibly ...
  10. Are money market funds considered cash?

    Learn the difference between how analysts and auditors treat money market funds and why not knowing the difference can hurt ...
  11. 3 Money Market Funds for High Net Worth Investors (VMSXX, PTEXX)

    Explore analyses of three tax-exempt money market funds that may be suitable for high net worth investors, and learn about ...
  12. U.S. Consumer Spending Weak Despite Low Gas Prices (M)

    Find out why American consumers are spending less and saving more, and why that might actually be a good thing for the whole ...
  13. Why Would a Seller and Buyer Agree to an Earnout?

    An earnout is a provision that lets the seller of a business receive more compensation if the company reaches certain goals.
  14. When is a Down Payment Used?

    A down payment is an initial cash payment on an expensive good.
  15. What’s The Difference Between Pre-Money And Post-Money?

    Pre-money and post-money are valuation measures that differ in their timing.
  16. Japan's Nonperforming Loans Cap Future Growth

    Discover why Japan is lying about its banking sector, and how protecting underperforming Japanese businesses is stunting ...
  17. The 7 Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches of Our Day

    Congrats Seniors! Here are some quotes from famous graduation speeches to help you in your transition towards adulthood. ...
  18. 3 Best Reward Credit Cards Without Annual Fees (C, BAC)

    Discover some of the top rewards credit cards on the market that have no annual fee, and learn how much you can potentially ...
  19. Zillow, Realtor, Redfin: Which Is the Best Real Estate Website? (Z, NWS)

    Compare the features and usability of the Zillow, Realtor.com and Redfin real estate websites for buying or selling a home ...
  20. Top 10 Checking Accounts With Sign Up Bonuses (PNC, TD)

    Discover the 10 best checking accounts for sign-up bonuses, including cash payments, smartphones and AAdvantage miles with ...
  21. Why are CDs (Certificate of Deposit) FDIC-insured?

    Find out why certificate of deposits (CDs) are insured by the FDIC and what the deposit requirements are for receiving insurance ...
  22. What Does a Dealer Do?

    Dealers possess certain qualities that distinguish them from brokers and traders.
  23. What is a Cashier’s Check?

    A cashier’s check is a check written on a financial institution’s funds.
  24. Top 10 Checking Accounts for Seniors (JPM, WFC)

    Learn the 10 best checking accounts for seniors and the ways focusing on age-targeted accounts may result in missed opportunities ...
  25. What is the Burn Rate?

    Burn rate is the rate at which a startup uses venture capital to pay overhead costs before it generates a positive cash flow.
  26. Explaining Brand Personality

    Brand personality is comprised of human characteristics attributed to a company and its products.
  27. Accidental Death And Dismemberment Insurance

    Accidental death and dismemberment insurance provides coverage if the policyholder dies by accidental means, or loses use ...
  28. 4 Types Of Insurance Everyone Needs

    These four types of insurance are the ones most financial experts recommend everyone have.
  29. 5 Ways to Boost CD Rate in a Low Interest Rate Environment (ALLY, BAC)

    Discover several ways that savers can earn higher yields on their CDs and other bank deposit accounts in a low interest rate ...
  30. Consumer Agency Acts vs. Payday Loans

    Even if you're desperate for cash, try our alternatives before falling into the payday loan trap. Read on for proposed rules ...
  31. 3 Industries That Benefit from Low Interest Rates (LEN,EXPE,NFLX)

    The industries that benefit the most from low interest rates are home builders and home-improvement retailers; the consumer ...
  32. Why the Wealth Effect Is Decelerating

    Discover why the Dallas Fed believes the wealth effect shrunk after the Great Recession, and why the wealth effect might ...
  33. Top 10 Checking Accounts for Nonprofits (EVER, WFC)

    Discover the best checking accounts for nonprofits, including the banks that waive fees on currency deposits and offer services ...
  34. Don't believe the hype around Tesla... yet (TSLA)

    As Tesla continues to captivate auto-enthusiast, one top Wall Street analyst remains a vocal critic of the company.
  35. Top 10 Checking Accounts With No ATM Fees (PNC, ALLY)

    Discover the top 10 checking accounts that offer up to unlimited worldwide reimbursement for ATM fees and include many other ...
  36. Are money market accounts considered checking or savings?

    Find out why a money market account is neither a checking account nor a savings account even though it offers elements of ...
  37. Why Black Students Leave College with More Debt

    A recent study revealed that black students end up with more student debt than white students, even with similar financial ...
  38. Is Donald Trump’s Biggest Leaker Donald Trump?

    Even as he mucks through the Clintons’ past, he's trying to keep his own out of sight.
  39. How reliable are Glassdoor salaries?

    Find out whether Glassdoor salary information is accurate. The website offers users an opportunity to enter salary information ...
  40. The Advantages of Indexed Universal Life Insurance

    An indexed universal life insurance policy can be an all-in-one financial device. Here's why, and here are some of its key ...
  41. Can a checking account affect your credit score?

    Find out if having a checking account can have a negative impact on your credit report. Generally, it doesn't, but there ...
  42. Are money market dividends qualified?

    Learn about qualified and non-qualified dividends, discover which classification money market fund dividends fall within ...
  43. 4 Alternatives to a Traditional Mortgage

    If you can't qualify for or don't want a traditional mortgage, one of these options might be right for you.
  44. Understanding Mortgage Impound Accounts

    Home buyers with low down payments may get stuck with higher mortgage payments. Find out what you get for the extra money. ...
  45. 5 Top Alternatives to a Reverse Mortgage

    If you have substantial home equity and don't want to do a reverse mortgage to tap it for retirement expenses, cost out these ...
  46. What Is an Alt-A Mortgage?

    Called "liar loans" for their low documentation requirements, Alt-A mortgages were hot until the subprime crisis. Now Wall ...
  47. Understanding Mortgage-Backed Securities

    Find out the meaning of this popular asset-backed security and its benefits for banks and investors.
  48. 3 Reasons Why Pre-Retirees Make Good Entrepreneurs

    Almost at retirement age? Here are three big reasons which may be just the encouragement you need to launch your second act ...
  49. 3 S&P 500 Companies With the Most Hedge Fund Exposure (HOT, SWN)

    Learn about three companies on which hedge fund managers have become bullish, acquiring significant ownership positions in ...
  50. Why Coverdell ESAs May Trump 529 Plans

    Coverdell ESAs still trail 529 plans in popularity by a wide margin due to their low contribution limits. But these accounts ...
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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