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    The short answer: Not without paying taxes. But as with much of the tax code, there are various nuisances and exemptions ...
  2. If You Love a Brand, Should You Buy Their Stock? (AMZN,NFLX)

    Is there a correlation between brands consumers love most and the performance of their stocks?
  3. Amazon Prime Creates a Captive Audience (AMZN)

    Amazon Prime is an addictive service which has created a captive consumer audience for Amazon.com Inc.
  4. How Uber is Selling all Your Ride Data

    Customers are not just a source of revenue for a company’s core business, information about them is used by many companies ...
  5. Could You Be Owed a Life Insurance Payout?

    If you’re not certain whether or not your deceased loved one had a life insurance policy, it doesn’t hurt to do a little ...
  6. How Whole Life Insurance Works

    Whole life insurance combines insurance and an investment component for policyholders.
  7. Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

    There are three stages to buying a house.
  8. The Benefits of Salary Vs. Hourly Wages

    Going from an hourly position to a salaried one often comes with a big pay raise. But there are some things to think about ...
  9. Stephen Schwarzman's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes (BX)

    Learn more about the life of Stephen A. Schwarzman, one of the most influential and successful people in private equity in ...
  10. What a Career in Impact Investing Could Look Like (C, JPM)

    Learn about careers in impact investing. This rewarding business career makes it possible to earn money for clients and impact ...
  11. 5 Fabulous Behaviors of Financially Successful Women

    In a day like today, International Women’s Day 2016, we hope to take steps to normalize the conversations between money, ...
  12. Investment Banking Interview: What to Know

    There’s a few things to know before interviewing for an investment-banking job.
  13. Philip Falcone's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes (HCHC)

    Learn how, in true rags-to-riches style, Phil Falcone made his way from a small mining town in Minnesota to making billions ...
  14. Debt Counseling: 4 Signs You Need Help

    Stop stressing about debt and bills and avoiding phone calls from debt collectors. Get help from a debt and credit counselor ...
  15. The Most Powerful Women in the World

    This Women's Day, we look at the biggest female movers and shakers from around the world.
  16. What is Google Express? (GOOG, GOOGL)

    A look at Google Express and how it operates.
  17. How Millennials Can Be the Wealthiest Generation Ever

    Millennials are poised to be the wealthiest generation of all time. Here's why.
  18. Why JCPenney's Most Important Asset Is Its Management Team (JCP, AAPL)

    Find out why JCPenney's management team is the company's most valuable asset and how it has brought the company back from ...
  19. The Top 5 Positions in Ken Fisher's Portfolio (AMZN, LQD)

    Pay attention to whether Amazon.com, Inc. remains the top holding of Fisher Asset Management despite a 27% share price drop ...
  20. Is a McDonald’s REIT Spinoff a Good Idea? (MCD)

    Learn what the proposed spinoff of McDonald's real estate assets would have meant for the company and whether it is better ...
  21. Google Express vs. Amazon Prime Now (GOOG, AMZN)

    Google and Amazon are battling for workers and customer dollars as the retail delivery wars heat up.
  22. Stephen Schwarzman: 5 Tips For Wall Street Entrepreneurs

    Learn the most valuable tips expert entrepreneur and Blackrock CEO Stephen Schwarzman has to offer would-be Wall Street entrepreneurs.
  23. 3 Financial Lessons to Learn From Elizabeth Warren

    Learn financial lessons from bestselling author and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren that are helping people to save ...
  24. Startups Come to the Rescue of the Marijuana Industry

    Marijuana startups and dispensaries find it difficult to gain access to capital; however, startups are stepping in to provide ...
  25. 5 Top Career Changes for People 65 and Older

    Interested in a new career path but not sure where to start? Here are five top choices.
  26. Zoetis: An Activist Investment Analysis (ZTS)

    Learn about the high-profile standoff between activist investor Bill Ackman and Zoetis, the world's largest provider of animal ...
  27. Motorola Solutions: An Activist Investment Analysis (MSI)

    Learn how a string of activist investors, from Carl Icahn to Jeff Ubben, fought their way onto Motorola's board and changed ...
  28. What You Should Know About Home Appraisals

    The home appraisal is a key part of any loan-closing checklist. It’s an unbiased professional opinion of a home’s value.
  29. Uncommon Jobs For Your Finance Degree

    In most financial fields, there are far more students than available opportunities. That leaves some finance grads and MBAs ...
  30. What's an IOU?

    An IOU is an informal document that acknowledges a debt.
  31. How To Get Out Of Paying Your Student Loans

    There are two ways to earn student loan forgiveness: work in public service, or make payments though an income-contingent ...
  32. Did J.C. Penney's Transformation Work? A look Back at the Stock

    Find out what happened with retailer J.C. Penney's big transformation experiment and the impact it had on its stock going ...
  33. Bruce Kovner's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn about the life of Bruce Kovner, one of the most successful hedge fund managers in the United States and one of its ...
  34. NatureBox Review: Is It Worth It?

    Discover one of the most interesting private snack companies in the United States, and learn more about its direct-sales ...
  35. 4 Common Degrees Small Businesses See on Candidates' Resumes

    Understand why the business environment is changing and how it benefits small businesses. Learn about the top degrees small ...
  36. What is an Amortization Schedule?

    An amortization schedule is a table that shows the amounts of principal and interest that comprise each loan payment.
  37. Five Things To Know About Quitclaim Deeds

    General warranty deeds provide the buyer with the most protection; quitclaim deeds provide the least.
  38. Wells Fargo's 3 Key Financial Ratios (WFC)

    Look at some of most important financial ratios for with Wells Fargo & Co. and understand why they are so important for analyzing ...
  39. Alibaba Vs. JD.Com: The Battle for China (BABA, JD)

    Read about the growing rivalry between China's two largest e-commerce companies, and learn more about how the competition ...
  40. Ray Dalio's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Read about Ray Dalio, one of the most successful investors in the United States and founder of the world's largest hedge ...
  41. Ken Fisher's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn about the rise of Kenneth Fisher, the would-be forester who became the founder of one of the largest money management ...
  42. Turntable Kitchen Review: Is It Worth It?

    Learn about Turntable Kitchen, a unique service combining food with music. It offers recipes and vinyl records delivered ...
  43. How Offtake Agreements Work

    An offtake agreement is a legal business agreement between a buyer and a seller.
  44. Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Money issues hamper many marriages.
  45. How to Prepare for the CFA Exams

    To pass the CFA exam, get organized, develop an effective study program and review.
  46. How Mortgages Affect Credit Scores

    A mortgage is the pinnacle of consumer credit. Paying a credit card a little late won’t impact your credit score much, but ...
  47. How Life Insurance Payouts Work

    Life insurance provides peace of mind to policyholders and their loved ones.
  48. How Credit Card Interest Works

    Credit cards are an important part of life, so all card holders should understand their interest.
  49. 5 Worst Money Mistakes You Can Make In College

    Financial errors are nearly as common as all-night study sessions in the lives of many college students, but it can take ...
  50. Top 6 Overseas Cities For Finance Careers

    There are finance jobs around the globe, but some cities offer more opportunities than others. Here, in alphabetical order, ...
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