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  1. Credit Card Review: Citi Diamond Preferred

    Read about Citi's Diamond Preferred credit card, a low APR offering with excellent balance transfer benefits and a long-term ...
  2. Credit Card Review: Capital One Quicksilver Rewards

    Learn more about the Capital One Quicksilver Rewards card and how its simple cash back rewards program can put more money ...
  3. Credit Card Review: BankAmericard Travel Rewards

    Understand what the BankAmericard Travel Rewards card is and what its benefits are. Learn about the few drawbacks to the ...
  4. Credit Card Review: Discover it

    Learn why the Discover it card provides a great balance between cost effectiveness and robust rewards, especially for those ...
  5. How long does it take to execute an M&A deal?

    Read about the mergers and acquisitions process, and find out why the average M&A deal can take half a year to three years ...
  6. The Number One Reason Why Most Traders Fail

    We show you the simple tools, availble to everyone, to succeed as an active trader: education, experience, charts, vision, ...
  7. IPO Flippers And The Companies Who Hate Them

    Learn how flipping activity affects an initial public offering.
  8. Netflix's New Strategy: Penetrate Your Hotel Room

    Will Netflix’s new venture—to offer its media content in hotels—pay dividends? Investopedia explores the business potential ...
  9. American Express Returns Vs. DJ Industrial Average

    American Express has handily outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 2009, but unusual weakness in the last year ...
  10. What are the best free online calculators for calculating my taxable income?

    Find out where to locate the best online calculators to determine your taxable income and why it is important to know this ...
  11. How do a corporation's shareholders influence its Board of Directors?

    Find out how shareholders can influence the activity of the members of the board of directors and even change official corporate ...
  12. Credit Card Review: Platinum American Express

    Take a closer look at the gold standard of luxury travel rewards credit cards, the American Express Platinum, and find out ...
  13. Credit Card Review: Citi Simplicity

    Understand how the Citi Simplicity credit card works, what its pros and cons are, and which kinds of consumers would be happiest ...
  14. Credit Card Review: Discover it Miles

    Understand what makes a credit card valuable and possible drawbacks; learn about the Discover it Miles card and how it may ...
  15. Credit Card Review: Chase Sapphire Preferred

    Learn why the Chase Sapphire Preferred card is ideal for users who travel a lot and like to eat at restaurants, and discover ...
  16. Vice Can Be Nice: 4 Sin Stocks to Consider

    These four sin stocks are likely to be resilient during a bear market.
  17. A Day in the Life of a Financial Advisor

    Financial advisors do a lot more than just manage portfolios, including prospecting, marketing, client servicing, compliance ...
  18. The Best (and Worst) Companies For Workplace Diversity

    Learn which large companies are the most committed to workplace diversity and which have the most work to do in their hiring ...
  19. How Top Advisors Innovate to Stay Ahead

    Successful advisors are innovative, reaching out to a new generation of clients by embracing new technology.
  20. How does investment banking differ from commercial banking?

    Discover how investment banking differs from commercial banking, the responsibilities of each and how the two can be combined ...
  21. Why do commercial banks borrow from the Federal Reserve?

    Learn how commercial banks borrow from the Federal Reserve to meet minimum reserve requirements, and discover the pros and ...
  22. The Benefits Of Corporate Inversion

    Many U.S. companies have found it advantageous to relocate their headquarters rather than face the highest corporate tax ...
  23. Is Level Money the Perfect Budgeting Tool?

    Here’s a detailed review of how Level Money works and whether it could be the perfect tool to help you budget.
  24. Credit Card Review: Chase Slate

    Take a closer look at one of the most popular balance-transfer credit cards on the market: the Chase Slate card with a 0% ...
  25. Credit Card Review: BankAmericard

    Examine an overview of the credit card lineup offered through Bank of America, each of which is a different version of the ...
  26. Finding & Retaining High-Net-Worth Clients

    Finding high-net-worth clients is just the beginning of the process of advising such individuals. Once you've found them, ...
  27. 10 Jobs to Avoid Right Now

    These jobs may never recover to pre-recession highs, can easily be outsourced overseas or may disappear altogether as technology ...
  28. Are You Paying Too Much in Taxes?

    Overpaying taxes amounts to an interest-free loan to the government. Here are some ways to avoid that scenario.
  29. How can I invest in electronic retailing (e-tailing)?

    Learn about the different ways to invest in electronic retail. Amazon.com and Alibaba are the two dominant players in electronic ...
  30. 10 Richest, Most Successful Tech Geniuses

    Unlike many industries, tech billionaires are mostly self-made. Many of these billionaires came from humble means and, through ...
  31. Understanding Your FICO Score

    Lenders use the FICO score to assess a loan applicant’s credit risk.
  32. What Does an Auditor Do?

    An auditor ensures that organizations maintain accurate and honest financial records.
  33. What Does Inferior Good Mean?

    The term “inferior good” does not describe a lack of quality, but rather, is an economic term used when discussing elasticity ...
  34. Pepsi (PEP) Gets Crafty with Soda: Will it Pop?

    Pepsi is getting crafty with the launch of its Stubborn Soda. Is it a recipe for success?
  35. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor will always look at "why" rather than ...
  36. Will Jet.com Revolutionize Shopping?

    Jet.com has arrived and will look to steal market share from Amazon over the next several years. Will it be successful?
  37. Advisors: Broach this Topic with Grandparents

    Talking to older clients about financial planning for their grandchildren may help secure a new generation of clients.
  38. How to Respond to 'I Already Have an Advisor'

    Every advisor has met someone who already works with an advisor. Here are some tips for keeping the door open.
  39. What is the difference between JIT (just in time) and CMI (customer managed inventory)?

    Understand the principles behind just-in-time inventory management and customer-managed inventory. Learn the difference between ...
  40. The 10 Richest Women In Finance

    Who are the top 10 women in the financial industry?
  41. Today's Top Young Investors

    Given the very different world that we live in as compared to the one the Warren Buffett graduated into, young, hopeful investors ...
  42. Understanding Capital Investment

    Capital investment is a term that describes a company’s expenditures for long-term assets used in the operation of its business.
  43. Explaining Budget Surplus

    Budget surplus is an economic term describing a situation where revenue exceeds expenditures.
  44. Why U.S. Consumers Aren’t Spending

    Despite continued improvement in the labor market and lower gasoline prices, consumers' activity remains soft: retail sales ...
  45. 4 Ways Millennials Can Buy Private Businesses

    Buying private businesses is a good way to have greater control over your investments while increasing your income and avoiding ...
  46. The Importance of Healthcare Risk Management

    Risk management is especially important in healthcare because human lives might be on the line. Here are some strategies ...
  47. Top 7 Ways to Manage Business Risks

    Risk management is a form of insurance in itself for small business owners. Here are seven steps to implement a plan.
  48. Tips for Insuring Your Salary

    Those with high incomes really can’t afford to be without disability insurance. Here's why.
  49. Why Companies Need Risk Management

    Implementing risk management strategies can save an entire organization from failure. Is yours up to snuff?
  50. What are some common ways product differentiation is achieved?

    If you would like to differentiate your product from the rest, there are a few basic steps you need to follow.
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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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