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    Understand the difference between cyclical stocks and non-cyclical stocks. Learn about the underlying demand factors of each ...
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    Understand why companies need sound marketing strategies and how they are able to accurately measure effectiveness of marketing ...
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    Life insurance needs will likely change over the client’s lifetime and again financial advisers can provide an objective ...
  4. What is the difference between secured and unsecured debt?

    Understand the difference between secured and unsecured debt and how the reliability and trustworthiness of the issuing entity ...
  5. What are some examples of debt instruments?

    Learn about the common types of debt instruments used by individuals, businesses and governments to raise capital and generate ...
  6. If markets give information on value through price, how can nominal values be out ...

    Learn more about nominal values, real values and how these two measurements differ. Explore the impact of inflation and deflation ...
  7. What is a fiduciary deed and when is it useful?

    Understand what a fiduciary deed is and under what circumstances it should be used. Learn about the principles behind its ...
  8. Review: Discover Checking Account

    Will having a Discover checking account save you money? It will save you fees.
  9. What are some of the benefits of positive brand equity?

    Learn how having positive brand equity enables companies to make a higher margin on sales and spend less money on marketing ...
  10. What are the differences between debit cards and credit cards?

    Learn how the major difference between a debit card and a credit card is where the money comes from when a customer makes ...
  11. What is the relationship between national interest rates and the amount of revolving ...

    Learn about the relationship between national interest rates and the amount of revolving credit issued and what happens when ...
  12. Best Websites For Tourism Jobs

    Looking for a summer job or full time job in the tourism industry? These websites will help you get there.
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    There are several ways you can reduce energy costs. These techniques range from minor tweaks to major renovations.
  14. What are the most commonly used key performance metrics (KPIs) for small business ...

    Learn the most commonly used key performance indicators (KPIs) in small business management to determine the success of business ...
  15. What happens when my bank account is debited?

    Understand the process that takes place when your account is debited. A debit to your account happens when you use funds ...
  16. MBA or CFA: Which is Best for a Career in Finance?

    Potential financial advisors, analysts or asset managers have many credentials and degrees from which to choose. Here's a ...
  17. What proportion of the chemicals sector is comprised of integrated companies with ...

    Learn more about chemical companies and how market influences prompt many of them to integrate chemical and non-chemical ...
  18. Does Medicare provide assistance for patients unable to perform Activities of Daily ...

    Find out how Medicare provides some benefits, both direct and indirect, for those who are unable to perform some of the activities ...
  19. How can the problem of asymmetric information be overcome?

    Find out how market actors deal with the problem of asymmetric information, particularly when it leads to possible adverse ...
  20. How does lower borrowing costs affect new airlines in the aerospace industry?

    Explore how lower borrowing costs can help new airlines afford to purchase or lease aircraft and pay for salaries, fuel and ...
  21. Explaining Fixed Income

    A person living off a fixed income is usually a retiree receiving a fixed, steady monthly inflow of cash.
  22. Explaining Insurance

    Insurance is a form of contract between an individual and an insurance company that spreads risk in exchange for premium ...
  23. Explaining Marginal Propensity to Consume

    The marginal propensity to consume is a measure of how much consumption changes when income changes.
  24. Understanding Marketing

    Marketing includes all of the activities of a company associated with buying and selling a product or service.
  25. Understanding Product Lines

    A product line is a group of related products manufactured by the same company.
  26. 6 World Class Universities In New York City

    A starter guide to six of the many world-class, respected and highly rated universities and colleges in New York City.
  27. Protect Your Teen When They Work Over The Summer

    If your child is working a summer job, here are some rules you should know about what he or she is allowed to do.
  28. Explaining the Glass-Steagall Act

    An act the U.S. Congress passed in 1933 as the Banking Act, which prohibited commercial banks from participating in the investment ...
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  30. Not a U.S. Citizen? A Home Loan is Still Possible

    Many banks and mortgage companies offer conventional and FHA home loans to non-U.S. citizens, if they can verify their work ...
  31. What are some causes of structural unemployment?

    Find out more about structural unemployment, what it is and examples of causes that can lead to structural unemployment in ...
  32. What's the difference between a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO) and a mortgage-backed ...

    Find out more about collateralized mortgage obligations and mortgage-backed securities and the difference between the two ...
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    Read about some of the largest and most influential companies in the insurance sector, a list that includes Berkshire Hathaway ...
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  35. The Pros & Cons Of A Forex Trading Career

    Trading foreign currencies can be lucrative, but there are many risks. Investopedia explores the pros and cons of forex trading ...
  36. Top Places to Work for Financial Advisors

    Looking for a job in the financial services sector? Here's a list of the top companies for financial advisors.
  37. What is the difference between frictional unemployment and structural unemployment?

    Learn about structural unemployment and frictional unemployment, the differences between the two types and their main characteristics.
  38. Why do growth investors buy insurance stocks?

    Discover why growth investors buy insurance stocks; these stocks are tied to major secular trends such as rising costs and ...
  39. How do you calculate the marginal propensity to consume?

    Learn about the theoretical mathematical calculation for marginal propensity to consume (MPC), which is the crucial variable ...
  40. Cold Calling Vs. Networking

    Why networking is taking over from cold calling as the best way for financial advisors to grow their client base – and where ...
  41. Do production costs include all fixed and variable costs?

    Learn more about fixed and variable costs and how they affect production costs. Understanding how to graph these costs can ...
  42. How does the Affordable Care Act affect moral hazard in the health insurance industry?

    Find out why the Affordable Care Act increases moral hazard in health insurance by pushing consumers farther and farther ...
  43. What is the difference between a value chain and a supply chain?

    Understand the difference between a value chain and a supply chain. Learn why a company would want to maximize the value ...
  44. How do wholly owned subsidiaries operate in the European Union?

    Find out how wholly owned subsidiaries and their parent companies are treated in the European Union, specifically regarding ...
  45. Is the prime rate in the US different from the federal funds rate?

    Learn how the federal funds rate affects fluctuations in the prime rate and how following your bank's prime rate can help ...
  46. Top 10 Travel Health Insurance Companies

    Before you take a long trip abroad – or move there – make sure you have enough health coverage. That goes double if you go ...
  47. Why Working Longer To Save More Is A Bad Strategy

    If your retirement plan mostly consists of working longer to earn and save more money, you might need to rethink that strategy.
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    Success & wealth are not something that can be accomplished overnight. Here, we interviewed more than a thousand millionaires ...
  49. How is Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) calculated for those who own their own ...

    Understand the meaning of substantial gainful activity as defined by the Social Security Administration and learn how it ...
  50. How does a strong value chain management team help a company?

    Understand what makes up a company's value chain and the point of a value chain. Learn how a strong value chain management ...
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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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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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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