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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Understanding Your FICO Score

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

    An auditor ensures that organizations maintain accurate and honest financial records.
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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?
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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?
  9. Advisors: Broach this Topic with Grandparents

    Talking to older clients about financial planning for their grandchildren may help secure a new generation of clients.
  10. 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.
  11. 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 ...
  12. The 10 Richest Women In Finance

    Who are the top 10 women in the financial industry?
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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.
  15. Explaining Budget Surplus

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

    Despite continued improvement in the labor market and lower gasoline prices, consumers' activity remains soft: retail sales ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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.
  20. Tips for Insuring Your Salary

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

    Implementing risk management strategies can save an entire organization from failure. Is yours up to snuff?
  22. 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.
  23. How does a bank determine what my discretionary income is when making a loan decision?

    Learn how banks determine your discretionary income, and discover why it is important to know your discretionary income even ...
  24. Why Equity Financing Is Worth It

    When a business takes on an equity partner, it is exposed to a number of advantages that debt financing simply cannot provide. ...
  25. Why Best Buy Failed in China

    Best Buy entered China with much fanfare in 2006. The Minnesota-based retailer exited quietly last year. What went wrong? ...
  26. How Grant Cardone Built a $350M Real Estate Empire

    Sales trainer Grant Cardone built his multimillion-dollar real estate empire without raising external capital from anyone ...
  27. Medicaid and Nursing Homes: A Quick Guide to the Rules

    Medicaid can cover the costs of a long-term healthcare facility, if you qualify. But that's a big if.
  28. Is the Craft Beer Industry Driven by Millennials?

    Craft beer has become extremely popular among Millennials. Why the shift compared to past generations?
  29. IRS Sets 2016 HSA Deduction Limits

    Contribution limits for HSA plans have increased slightly for 2016. Here's a breakdown of what they are and how they work. ...
  30. How the Fed Affects Reverse Mortgages

    An in depth look at how the Federal Reserve affects reverse mortgages.
  31. When Is the Best Time for You to Buy a House?

    Making what is likely to be the single most expensive purchase of your lifetime shouldn’t be done on a whim.
  32. What Can A Conference Call Tell About Trends?

    Messages in a company conference call can be easily misconstrued. But there is a way to cut through the talking points to ...
  33. Don't Underestimate Kroger's Retail Power

    The grocery chain Kroger has been growing stronger thanks to strategies such as holding down costs, acquisitions, and a focus ...
  34. The Best Way to Insure Your Jewelry

    What you need to know to keep those baubles, bangles and beads safe.
  35. Where Are Real Estate Stocks Heading?

    We summarize five economic reports that investors should monitor monthly to keep them informed of where real estate and its ...
  36. How does the trust maker transfer funds into a revocable trust?

    Learn how revocable living trusts are established, how the trust maker transfers funds into the trust, and the advantages ...
  37. What economic indicators are important to consider when investing in the retail sector?

    Learn why the unemployment rate and Consumer Confidence Index are two of the best economic indicators when investing in the ...
  38. Millennials' Money Habits: How to Help

    Millennials gleaned much of their financial savings habits from their parents. Here's where they could use some help.
  39. How Financial Advisors Can Woo Wealthy Clients

    To woo wealthy clients, offer the resources they need and design a strategic website and marketing plan to bring those desired ...
  40. Top Spots in L.A. to Woo Clients

    L.A.'s dining scene is full of celebrities, but these impress-your-client spots offer better a mix of exquisite fare and ...
  41. What factors make it difficult to compare performance ratios between retail stocks?

    Learn which factors make it difficult to compare performance ratios among retailers due to differences in pricing strategies, ...
  42. Which socially responsible retailers appeal most to ethical investors?

    Learn why ethical investors have many options in the retail sector, and discover which retail companies are most popular ...
  43. What happens if my insurance claim falls below the deductible level?

    Find out what happens if your insurance claim falls below the level of your deductible, including the basics of deductibles, ...
  44. Why Cash Will Never Be Obsolete

    As long as the banking system remains strong and so many Americans remain unbanked, the United States will not have a cashless ...
  45. The 6 Biggest Fortune 500 Employers

    In 2015, five of the top six biggest Fortune 500 companies are retailers.
  46. Nike and the NBA, a Perfect Duo?

    What does Nike's recent eight-year contract partnership with the NBA entail for its largest competitor Under Armor?
  47. Is Amazon Killing the Best Buy Business Model?

    Best Buy's business model has been shaken up by Amazon. Its plan to adapt is working but needs to go further to avoid the ...
  48. What factors are the primary drivers of share prices in the retail sector?

    Find out which factors investors need to consider when evaluating companies in the retail sector, including the basic fundamentals.
  49. How is the deductible I paid for my insurance claim treated for tax purposes?

    Find out how your health insurance deductible is treated for tax purposes and under what conditions you may be able to deduct ...
  50. Explaining the Supply Chain

    A supply chain is the cumulative network involved in moving raw materials, components and finished products from original ...
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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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