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  1. No Debt Forgiveness For The Tax Man

    Debt settlement sounds like a free lunch, but it has tax consequences.
  2. The Pros And Cons Of Small Business Credit Cards

    Business owners have many financial tools at their disposal. Should a credit card be one of them?
  3. Which credit card company holds the honor of most profitable IPO?

    News of Visa's plans to go public created a buzz around Wall Street as soon as the papers were filed. The credit card giant ...
  4. What is a "force majeure"?

    A force majeure is derived from the French term meaning "greater force" and refers to any natural and unavoidable catastrophe. ...
  5. Riding The Market Bubble: Don't Try This At Home

    Riding the bubble takes timing, a clear understanding of the market and, most of all, a lot of luck.
  6. Evaluating Grocery Store Stocks

    Retail grocers are no longer a homogeneous group selling products in the same manner. Find out how to evaluate these companies. ...
  7. Why is a "hockey stick bid" considered fraudulent?

    A "hockey stick bid" is a pricing strategy in which a supplier will spike the price of a commodity considerably beyond the ...
  8. The Fall Of The Market In The Fall Of 2008

    How did America's strong economy tumble so quickly? Find out here.
  9. Can't Sell Your Home? Rent It

    Find out how to profit from your property when the housing market dips.
  10. Net Worth Nosedive: Can You Still Retire?

    If a dip in the economy has you worried about retirement, you still have options.
  11. What does it mean when advertisers say that "financing is available"? Should I trust ...

    When an advertisement says "financing", it means that the seller is going to give you a loan on an item that you purchase. ...
  12. A customer has the following in his long margin account. Market value: $18,000, ...

    A. NoneB. $1,000C. $1,500D. $2,000 Correct answer: DExplanation: The account is in restriction since the equity is less than ...
  13. Credit And Debt Management

    America is addicted to debt. Learn how to manage your credit and keep debt from ruining your life.
  14. Peer-To-Peer Lending Breaks Down Financial Borders

    Banks are no longer the only option for a loan - the P2P lending system operates without them.
  15. What is the history behind today's bankruptcy laws?

    Julius Caesar was emperor of Rome for a scant five months, but in that short time he changed the course of financial history. ...
  16. Collateralized Debt Obligations: From Boon To Burden

    CDOs were to be Wall Street's boon - instead they went bust. Find out what went wrong.
  17. Surviving On An Irregular Income

    Being self-employed provides freedom, but only if you learn to make your money last.
  18. Sizing Up A Career As A Ratings Analyst

    This competitive field is lucrative, but do you have what it takes to score this job?
  19. 5 Ways To Save On Child Care Costs

    Child care costs can be a shock to new and expecting parents, but are some programs in place to help with the first few years. ...
  20. Iceland's Near Collapse: What Can We Learn?

    This thriving country was brought to its knees by the rapid growth - and subsequent decline - of its banking industry.
  21. Reduce Tuition With A Work-Incentive Program

    Find out how to gain valuable work experience and cut the cost of your education.
  22. Testing 3 Types Of Analysts

    Different clients require different research reports. Which type of analyst do you need?
  23. When Things Go Awry, Insurers Get Reinsured

    Guru Warren Buffett is making this sector popular. Learn more here.
  24. Borrowing Smart In A Debt-Filled World

    Leveraging your money can have many perks, but it's not always the smartest financial plan.
  25. Housing Deals That Fall Through

    Find why buyers back out and what you can do if you're left holding the bag.
  26. How did currency trader John Rusnak hide $691 million in losses before being caught ...

    In 1993, Allfirst Bank hired a currency trader to shift the bank's forex (FX) operations from a merely hedging endeavor to ...
  27. Too Much Debt For A Mortgage?

    Just because a lender is willing to offer you a loan doesn't mean you should take it.
  28. Resume Scribes Seal The Deal

    Find out how professional resume writers can help you land a coveted career.
  29. For Top-Notch Insurance Coverage, Compare Quotes

    Find out how to use and compare policy options to get the best coverage at the best price.
  30. 8 Ways To Help Family Members In Financial Trouble

    Find out how to help the ones you love without hurting yourself.
  31. 8 Reasons To Never Borrow From Your 401(k)

    Find out why dipping into your future savings can have serious consequences.
  32. Let Life Insurance Riders Drive Your Coverage

    Find out how these additional benefits can help you customize your policy.
  33. The Top 3 Retiree Worries (And What To Do About Them)

    Discover the most common problems retirees face, and what they can do to solve them.
  34. When you buy a stock in a company, does it necessarily mean that one of the shareholders ...

    There are two main markets where securities are transacted: primary and secondary. When stocks are first issued and sold ...
  35. Changing The Face Of Bankruptcy

    A 2005 law attempts to unmask fraudulent debtors and still save those who are struggling. Will it affect you?
  36. Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Find out how to beat a plateau and boost your sales to the next level.
  37. College Cost Reduction Act Helps Students Meet Payments

    This legislation can help families pay college costs and reduce student debt.
  38. Full-Service Brokerage Or DIY?

    Determine what you are getting for your fees and commissions and how to get your money's worth.
  39. What are some common and useful retirement planner designations? Are they expensive ...

    Some common retirement planner designations are: Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS) designation from the College ...
  40. My company has three partners but plans to hire more this year. Would we be better ...

    It depends.The SBO-401(k) plan is suitable if the plan covers only the business owners - in this case, the partners in the ...
  41. Swim With The Sharks As A Stockbroker

    This job takes guts, hard work and a predator's instincts. Do you have what it takes?
  42. Save Without Sacrifice

    Don't sacrifice your life for your savings - get out there and have fun!
  43. What are the steps to get a company listed on the OTCBB?

    The over-the-counter bulletin board (OTCBB) is a regulated quotation service for over-the-counter (OTC) securities. The securities ...
  44. What methods can be used to fund a forex account?

    The forex market is where currencies from around the world are traded. In the past, currency trading was limited to certain ...
  45. The Impact Of Recession On Businesses

    Find out how this economic cycle affects both small and big business.
  46. What's the difference between a savings account and a Roth IRA?

    A savings account is an all-inclusive term , which includes IRAs and regular ( non-retirement) savings. A Roth IRA is a savings ...
  47. The Better Business Bureau's Tool Belt For Saving Cash

    The BBB is one resource to help you connect with the best product/service providers in your area.
  48. What financial certifications or exams do I need to complete in order to qualify ...

    In general, most states require the successful completion of the Series 65 exam or both the Series 7 and Series 66 exams. ...
  49. I hold a professional degree. Am I eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner ...

    According to the CFP board, if you hold one or more of the following, you are eligible to challenge the CFP(R) certification ...
  50. If I already hold a professional certification am I eligible for any exemptions from ...

    No. To obtain a CFA designation, you must complete all levels of the CFA program regardless of whether you hold a professional ...
  51. Car Title Loans: Good Option For Fast Cash?

    These loans provide fast cash, but they could leave you deeper in debt - and without a car.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    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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