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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. How Offtake Agreements Work

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

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

    To pass the CFA exam, get organized, develop an effective study program and review.
  6. 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 ...
  7. How Life Insurance Payouts Work

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

    Credit cards are an important part of life, so all card holders should understand their interest.
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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, ...
  11. 6 Consistently Resilient Retail Stocks (AMZN)

    These six retailers have delivered consistent sales growth since the financial crisis.
  12. The Pros And Cons Of Money Market Funds

    The pros to investing in the money market include the chance to park money in a safe haven during volatile times.
  13. How Entrepreneurs Around the World Use Geo-arbitrage to Their Advantage

    Individuals are taking advantage of the new, mobile entrepreneurial opportunities created by technology.
  14. Young & Healthy? Don’t Buy Life Insurance from Your Employer

    Here's why, plus a few exceptions to consider.
  15. Is Ford's Emoji Marketing Method Successful? (F)

    Learn how Ford used emoji-based marketing to promote its 2015 Focus model, and find out about the performance of the campaign ...
  16. Explaining Personal Consumption Expenditures

    Personal consumption expenditures, or PCE, is a measure of price changes in consumer goods and services.
  17. 10 Painless Ways to Save Money

    Here are ten easy – and nearly painless – ways to set aside money every month.
  18. No Finance Degree? No Problem!

    Here are the top 10 ways to show you can succeed in finance without a finance degree, ranked from least to most difficult. ...
  19. This New Mortgage Only Requires 3% Down

    A new low-down-payment mortgage offering has attractive features, but be sure to check out all the options and get the whole ...
  20. So, You Want to Earn Your CFA?

    Here are some pros and cons to consider before you take the CFA charter plunge.
  21. What It Costs to Hire an Accountant in 2016

    Various factors affect how much accountants charge clients each year, including the complexity of the accounting tasks and ...
  22. How Restricted Stock and RSUs Are Taxed

    This form of executive compensation limits how these stocks can be sold. Find out more here.
  23. How To Afford A Second Home

    Buying a second home, even if it’s relatively affordable, takes careful budgeting and planning. Here's how to do it.
  24. The Pros and Cons of Using Airbnb

    Here, we look at Airbnb - what it is, how it works, and the pros and cons of using this online rental marketplace.
  25. Tax Breaks For Second-Home Owners

    The tax rules on a second home vary, depending on how the property is used.
  26. Financial Career Options For Professionals

    A career in finance can take a business professional down many different paths.
  27. 6 Steps to Becoming a Real Estate Agent

    Thinking of becoming a real estate agent? Take these steps seriously and you'll have your first "sold" sign up with your ...
  28. Tips for Finding Affordable Health Insurance

    One of the easiest ways to save money is to compare health plans sold on an exchange and those sold directly through an insurer. ...
  29. What You Should Know About Home Sale Contingencies

    A home sale contingency protects buyers who want to sell one home before purchasing another.
  30. When Paying Off Debt With Your 401(k) Makes Sense

    It can be tempting to use funds from a 401(k) plan to pay debts. But first, it’s important to make sure it’s worth it.
  31. How To Break Your Bad Financial Habits

    It’s a familiar problem in many households: spending more money than you earn.
  32. Money Market Rates: Finding the Best Accounts in 2016

    This helpful rate calculator quickly shows you where to find the highest interest rate on a money market account.
  33. Money Market Rates: Finding the Best Accounts in 2016

    This helpful rate calculator quickly shows you where to find the highest interest rate on a money market account.
  34. Does Buying a Guaranteed Life Insurance Policy Make Sense?

    When does it make sense to buy a life insurance policy that is guaranteed?
  35. What's a Negotiable Certificate Of Deposit?

    A negotiable certificate of deposit, or NCD, is a large certificate of deposit that is typically purchased by institutional ...
  36. MBA Vs Executive MBA: Which Is Better?

    The differences between an MBA and an Executive MBA degree make each one better suited for some people than the other.
  37. How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

    Few people are born leaders. Most need to learn the required skills, and then practice them throughout their lives.
  38. How To Confront A Debt Collector

    If a debt collector is hassling you, you have the right to fight back.
  39. Common Interview Questions for Internal Advisor Consultants

    Learn specific questions you might face at an internal advisor consultant job interview, and practice winning responses to ...
  40. Online Banking: Your App Is Safest

    With cyber attacks becoming more frequent and sophisticated, it’s time to take steps to make your online banking experience ...
  41. How Social Security Works for the Self-Employed

    As both employee and employer, you have to pay more in Social Security, but there are deductions that can help lighten the ...
  42. Consumer Confidence Down From Last Year

    Economic readings point to good times ahead. Consumer sentiment says something else. What is correct?
  43. Getting A Loan Without a Parent's Signature

    When you know what lenders are looking for, it’s quite possible to obtain a loan without your parents’ signature.
  44. 4 Ways to Ditch Bank Overdraft Fees

    At $35 a pop, overdraft fees can mount up quickly. Here are 4 different strategies for avoiding them.
  45. 3 Financial Changes That Will Impact Your Everyday in 2016

    Learn about the financial trends in 2016 that may impact everyday life. Understand what driving factors may affect the financial ...
  46. Credit Scores: Hard Vs Soft Inquiries

    Creditors and even prospective employers want to know how well you handle your money. They use soft and hard credit inquiries ...
  47. Best Freelancing Jobs For Retirees

    Many retirees want to keep using the skills they’ve honed over a lifetime of work, but on their own terms now, not the boss’s. ...
  48. What is a Virtual Mobile Network?

    Hint: It's a way to save money on your cellphone each month.
  49. Common Interview Questions for Data Integrity Analysts

    Prepare for a data integrity analyst job interview by identifying some of the key questions commonly asked and developing ...
  50. Why Is the Market Punishing American Express?

    American Express shares lost over 40% of their value in 2015. We examine some of the factors contributing to this fall.
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    An account that can be found in the assets portion of a company's balance sheet. Goodwill can often arise when one company ...
  2. Return On Invested Capital - ROIC

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  3. Law Of Demand

    A microeconomic law that states that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, consumer ...
  4. Cost Of Debt

    The effective rate that a company pays on its current debt. This can be measured in either before- or after-tax returns; ...
  5. Yield Curve

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  6. Stop-Limit Order

    An order placed with a broker that combines the features of stop order with those of a limit order. A stop-limit order will ...
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