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    Learn how eBay differs from Amazon in the e-commerce environment for both buyers and sellers, and understand why each operates ...
  2. Analyzing Alibaba Vs. Amazon Business Models

    Learn how Alibaba and Amazon compare in terms of each company's applied business model, and understand the markets each company ...
  3. Why It's The Right Time To Buy Rite Aid

    Recently considered to be a distressed stock, learn whether or not Rite Aid is currently undervalued.
  4. How do venture capitalist investors view sustainable growth in a startup?

    Discover how venture capital investors view sustainable growth in a startup. Venture capitalists look to identify startups ...
  5. What Does a Creditor Do?

    A creditor is a person or entity that loans money or provides goods or services to another entity with the expectation of ...
  6. What's a Correspondent Bank?

    A correspondent bank is a bank that acts on behalf of another bank, usually a foreign bank.
  7. Refinancing Mortgages: Cash Out Vs. Rate/Term

    Understanding the pros and cons of each type of mortgage loan.
  8. Why Is Silicon Valley A Startup Heaven?

    Silicon Valley persists as a primary destination for tech startups. Investopedia explores why it is beneficial to start a ...
  9. Does It Pay To Go To College?

    College or not? There are smarter or lamer ways to decide, but this cool calculation shows the basic college boost to career ...
  10. The Most Innovative Entrepreneurs Of 2015

    Investopedia provides a list of the most innovative entrepreneurs with the potential to make it big in 2015.
  11. Under what circumstances would I benefit from a high net worth insurance policy?

    Understand what a high-net-worth insurance policy is and learn some of the factors that may make it appropriate for high-net-worth ...
  12. High-Income Benefits From A Health Savings Account

    Health savings accounts are the only tax break offering triple benefits. Here's a look at how they work.
  13. Are These 5 Retailers in Trouble?

    The retail environment is a tough one and some companies are doing better than others.
  14. 10 Creative Strategies for Finding Wealthy Clients

    Thinking outside of the box when it comes to meeting prospective wealthy clients can ultimately pay off.
  15. Is Amazon Fresh A New Threat to Walmart?

    As Amazon Fresh expands its service, Walmart is developing its own online grocery delivery and pickup service, which could ...
  16. Elon Musk's Ventures-Bringing His Visions to Life

    Elon Musk has worked to bring to life his visions for a virtual payment system, solving our energy needs, and exploring space.
  17. Review: Chase IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card

    This rewards card gives you instant platinum elite status at more than 4,700 Intercontinental Hotel Group properties. Does ...
  18. Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Business's Cash Flow

    Improving cash flow from receivables provides more capital for day-to-day operations and innovation. Here are 10 ways to ...
  19. Five Rules of Persistence for Entrepreneurs

    “Anything worth attaining will require persistence,” is the first lesson of entrepreneurship.
  20. Do Empty Nesters Really Spend Less, Save More?

    Saving for retirement takes thought and planning, and reassessing your approach at different stages in life may be wise. ...
  21. Kohl's: Does a Broken Stock Mean a Broken Company?

    Kohl's stock is broken, but the company is strong.
  22. How Elon Musk Became A Superstar

    An overview of the early life and education of Elon Musk, one of the great innovators of our time.
  23. How Southwest Airlines Has Won Over Travelers

    Understand what Southwest Airlines' competitive advantages are and how they manage to edge out other airlines.
  24. How can I tell if a security is considered investment grade?

    Understand how Standard & Poor's and Moody's rates securities. Learn what types of ratings types go into evaluating the investment ...
  25. Which Are the World's 10 Largest Private Banks?

    Most of the largest private banking providers in the world are headquartered in Europe or the United States.
  26. In what situations would a loan to an S Corporation from one of its principals be ...

    Learn how creating a debt agreement is the key to ensuring a principal's loan to an S corporation is not classified as an ...
  27. Are the Busiest U.S. Retailers Good Investments?

    Do the country's top three retailers in terms of traffic present good investments?
  28. Top Spots to Wine and Dine Clients in New York

    New York City is one the world's best places to wine and dine a client. From power lunches to sushi to celebrity chef spots, ...
  29. Checking Account Reviews: Chase Premium Platinum

    Which perks and services come with Premier Platinum and is it worth the cost to you?
  30. How did Enron use off-balance-sheet items to hide huge debts and toxic assets?

    Find out how Enron misused special purpose vehicles to hide mountains of debt prior to its infamous scandal and collapse ...
  31. Top Healthcare Stocks Rallying Under Obamacare

    The healthcare industry, bullish via Obamacare, has plenty of stocks with major upside.
  32. What Does Finance Cover?

    Finance is the study of banking, leverage, credit, capital markets, money and investments, along with how they are used by ...
  33. Calculating Production Costs

    Production cost is any expense associated with manufacturing a good or providing a service.
  34. What is Discretionary Income?

    Discretionary income is an economic term referring to income left over after a person pays taxes and living expenses.
  35. Protecting Your Idea From Angel Investors

    If you need outside financing to grow your business, be careful about whom you decide to talk to and what information you ...
  36. Are These the Weirdest Jobs of the Decade?

    If cubicle life has you down, maybe it's time to consider one of the decade's weirdest jobs.
  37. Should You Hire an Advisor or DIY Your Savings?

    Investors should consider index funds and robo-advisors before committing to a costly professional money manager.
  38. The Top 3 Financial Advisor Credentials

    An overview of the top three credentials for financial advisors and what they require.
  39. What are some examples of financial markets and their roles?

    Learn about the three largest financial markets and their roles. Understand what constitutes a capital market versus a money ...
  40. How can I invest in a mutually owned insurance company?

    Read about the difference between mutual and stock insurance companies, including how to become a de facto investor of a ...
  41. How do I transfer my credit card history from one country to another?

    Find out about some of the reasons why it is currently impossible to transfer your credit history to another country if you ...
  42. How does the marginal propensity to consume in the United States compare to other ...

    Learn how the marginal propensity to consume in the United States compares to that of other countries and why the United ...
  43. How can minimum wages contribute to a market failure?

    See why minimum wage laws create a market failure among low-productivity workers by making it illegal for companies to hire ...
  44. How To Join An Angel Investor Group

    If you’re new to angel investing, it often helps to join a group that can partner up on deals and spread out the due diligence ...
  45. Should You Take Out A Pre-Approved Loan?

    Probably not. Here's why.
  46. Find The Perfect Accountant For You

    Things for entrepreneurs and small business owners to think over before hiring a tax preparer.
  47. 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Amazon

    Learn some interesting facts about Amazon.com Incorporated, the history behind Amazon's name and the hidden services and ...
  48. Financial Planning: Can You Do it Yourself?

    There's no shortage of financial advice out there, but do you have the inclination, time and skills to do it yourself?
  49. Advisors: Avoid these Common Mistakes

    Every financial advisor should work hard to avoid these common missteps.
  50. How can premium financing of life insurance help high net worth individuals (HNWI)?

    Discover the various benefits that premium financing of life insurance policies might enable high-net-worth individuals to ...
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
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    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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