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  1. When capitalizing interest, will interest accrue while you are in a deferment?

    Learn what capitalized interest is. Understand why interest accrues while a person is in a deferment, based on capitalized ...
  2. Why is more interest paid over the life of a loan when it is capitalized?

    Learn what it means to capitalize interest on a loan. Understand why more interest is paid over the life of a loan when it ...
  3. 5 Amazing Technologies Developed By Amazon

    Learn about some of the new and innovative technologies Amazon has in its pipeline, such as its Dash Button, Amazon Prime ...
  4. What types of positions might a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) hold?

    Understand what types of positions a Chartered Financial Analyst can hold. Learn what is available to those who have only ...
  5. The CVS Target Deal: A Healthy Union?

    The CVS Health and Target deal should be a win for both. Here's an analysis with a twist.
  6. What are the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

    Read about some of the primary differences between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, including who may be ineligible ...
  7. What does the American Dream mean to different generations?

    Find out what has caused the American Dream to change radically from the Baby Boom generation to the members of Generation ...
  8. Who Invented Apps For Smart Phones?

    Mobile devices have radically changed how we communicate, conduct business, consume entertainment, and manage our lives, ...
  9. Why Is It Easier To Find A Job While Employed?

    It's ironic that having a job helps you find a new one. Here's what you should and shouldn't do in your job search.
  10. Explaining Tenor

    Tenor is the length of time to maturity of a debt, contract or loan.
  11. How Does a Lien Work?

    A lien gives a creditor the legal right to seize and sell property, then use the proceeds to pay off a borrower’s debt.
  12. What's a Hire Purchase?

    Hire purchase is a term used in Great Britain to describe an installment plan payment arrangement.
  13. What is a Financial Institution?

    A financial institution is in business to, among other things, accept deposits, make loans, exchange currencies, and broker ...
  14. Is Your Mortgage Robbing Your Retirement?

    If you picked the mortgage with the lowest possible monthly payment, you may be blowing what could be your retirement money ...
  15. How Interest Rates Work On A Mortgage

    A step-by-step explanation of the interest calculations, mortgage types, and how the loan is eventually "retired" – which ...
  16. The Homebuyer's Guide To Jumbo Mortgages

    What they are – and what it takes to get one.
  17. 7 Ways To Make Executive Recruiters Notice You

    Yes, you can go after executive recruiters – but take a sophisticated approach. Here's how.
  18. The Story Behind Tesla's Success

    Tesla’s cars have been a hit not only car buyers, but also catapulted the company into the spotlight as one of the few successful ...
  19. Jumbo Vs. Conventional Mortgages: How They Differ

    Size does matter – and it affects everything from down payments to interest deductions.
  20. The Job Hunter's Guide To Headhunters

    Corporations often turn to these outside consultants to fill their executive vacancies. Here's what you need to know about ...
  21. What are the financial consequences of filing for bankruptcy?

    Learn about the various consequences, both positive and negative, that you can expect to result from your filing for bankruptcy.
  22. How does the notion of the American Dream influence the US economy?

    Learn about how the American Dream has influenced the U.S. economy. The American Dream is the idea that anyone can make it ...
  23. What are the differences between Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

    Discover the differences, including respective advantages and disadvantages, between Chapter 11 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 ...
  24. How is marginal propensity to save calculated?

    Find out about marginal propensity to save, what the it indicates about a household and how to calculate a household's marginal ...
  25. Why should value investors consider the insurance sector?

    Discover why value investors should consider the insurance sector. Value investors look for extremes in valuation and sentiment ...
  26. Will Downsizing Your Home Pay Off?

    A little math can help you determine whether downsizing your home is worth it. It involves subtracting the costs of such ...
  27. Cost Breakdown Of A Bathroom Remodeling Project

    When figuring out the size of your budget for your bathroom remodeling project, consider whether you'll hire a pro, and the ...
  28. Credit Cards Offering The Most Airline Miles

    Besides one mile for every dollar spent on purchases, you can rack up thousands more – up to 50,000 – thanks to these cards' ...
  29. Top Spots to Wine & Dine Clients in San Francisco

    From urban hangouts populated with techies to seafood grills dating back to the Gold Rush, here are San Francisco's best ...
  30. Top Reasons to Invest in Google

    There's three main reasons Google stands to succeed for years to come.
  31. What is the difference between a lien and an encumbrance?

    Understand the legal terms ''lien'' and ''encumbrance,'' and learn the significant distinction between these two essential ...
  32. What types of companies hire a chartered financial analyst (CFA)?

    Find out which types of firms typically employ chartered financial analysts, what positions CFAs frequently hold and which ...
  33. How Risky Are Long-Term Car Loans?

    A look under the hood of long-term car loans.
  34. Why Cash Could Be Your Best Bet

    Holding too much cash in your portfolio is usually a bad thing, but these aren't usual times.
  35. What net interest margin is typical for a bank?

    Find out what kind of net interest margin is typical for banks or other financial institutions, and why net income margin ...
  36. What are the main benchmarks that track the banking sector?

    Read about the most important benchmarks that can be used to track the banking sector, and why banking benchmarks tend to ...
  37. Profitable Careers: Biotech Vs. Computer Science

    You may want to rethink that biotechnology career and refocus your innate technical abilities on a career in computer science.
  38. Business Model Analysis: Costco Vs. Sam's Club

    Costco and Sam’s Club have very similar business models, but which one is faring better?
  39. How has the Internet contributed to the long tail theory of marketing?

    Learn how the Internet has contributed to the long-tail theory of marketing and how this strategy is being applied by modern ...
  40. How do I get started with a career in asset management?

    Find out how to get stated with a career in asset management whether you are still an undergraduate student or making a career ...
  41. Is good customer service something to look for in a company in which I am considering ...

    Learn about the importance of customer service when deciding whether to invest in a stock. Good customer service can ensure ...
  42. What is the difference between induced consumption and autonomous consumption?

    Explore the difference between autonomous consumption and induced consumption. Simplify the world of economics by understanding ...
  43. How Interest Rates Work On Car Loans

    Three big facts to know – and some numbers to crunch to get the best deal.
  44. How does stratified random sampling influence government policy decisions?

    Understand how governments use stratified random sampling to collect more precise data to help in making better informed ...
  45. Which KPIs (key performance metrics) should I use if I want to attract new customers?

    Learn about some the key performance indicators (KPIs) that companies can most profitably utilize to enhance their effectiveness ...
  46. How Obamacare Affected The Insurance Industry

    A look at the past five years shows that far from suffering at the expense of greater health benefits for average Americans, ...
  47. What is the difference between subordinated debt and senior debt?

    Understand the difference between subordinated debt and senior debt. Learn what a company is required to do in case of bankruptcy.
  48. What are the differences between product bundling and product lines?

    Understand the differences between product bundling and product lines. Learn why a company would want to expand its product ...
  49. Technology Can Help With Student Loans

    Paying student loans can be a difficult time for young professionals and even in older age. But many new marketplace lending ...
  50. Cash Flow Is King: How to Keep it Running

    Why is cash flow so important, and what steps can a business take to improve it?
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  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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