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  1. 6 Top-Paying Freelance Jobs

    If you look in the right places, you can earn more as a freelancer than you would at a regular day job.
  2. How To Improve Net Worth By Decreasing Liabilities

    Here's an analysis of how to adjust liabilities and assets to improve net worth.
  3. Costly Personality Traits In Financial Planning

    For people to be successful with their finances they must plan effectively. However, sometimes negative personality traits ...
  4. Top 5 Business Alternatives To Facebook

    Social media marketing is an essential tool in business, but there are other resources other than Facebook.
  5. 3 Banking Moves You Should Make Before Traveling

    Putting your finances in order should be one of your top priorities before traveling out of the country.
  6. The Difference Between Being Fired And Resigning

    Here's a rundown of how the two scenarios differ and what you need to know about each.
  7. How To Make Money Busking

    You may be surprised to learn how much money buskers can make. However, it does require skill, and it's not begging.
  8. Using Social Media To Reach Customer Service Departments

    Companies are increasingly using social media and this provides customers with another channel to receive customer service.
  9. 8 Qualities That Make A Good Insurance Agent

    Insurance agents must possess each of the following qualities in order to be successful.
  10. What exactly is a startup?

    A startup is a young company that is just beginning to develop. Startups are usually small and initially financed and operated ...
  11. How To Spot Knockoff Labels And Fake Products

    Not every counterfeit item is as obvious as Adidos sneakers or Dolce & Banana handbags, so make sure you know these tips ...
  12. 4 Business Partnership Mistakes To Avoid

    When two or more people get together to run a business, the odds of conflict and financial risk increase without the proper ...
  13. How To Start A Charity

    Here's a detailed guide that provides the steps needed to start a charity.
  14. Working For An Independent Broker-Dealer Vs. A Big Bank

    Here is an overview of what broker-dealers and big banks have to offer to employees and the different opportunities available.
  15. Tax Credit For Plan Expenses Incurred By Small Businesses

    Determine whether your business is eligible to claim a tax credit for establishing a retirement plan.
  16. Are Distressed Homes Worth Buying?

    Here's a look at whether it is a good idea to buy a rundown home to repair for profit.
  17. Benefits Of Paying Off Your Mortgage

    Paying off your mortgage in a reasonable amount of time can result in financial security and freedom.
  18. Why Credit Card Debt Levels Are Rising

    From increased spending to interest rates, here are some reasons American's credit card debt levels are still rising.
  19. Saver's Tax Credit: A Retirement Savings Incentive

    Here's another reason to put money toward your retirement nest egg.
  20. How To Determine Your Business' Target Market

    Given that the U.S. has seen its prosperity ranking slip during 2012, this article looks at the importance of defining a ...
  21. Is A Retirement Career Right For You?

    More and more people are realizing they must work part time during retirement. Here's a look at if you might have to.
  22. 5 Of The Best Schools For Accounting

    Here are some of the schools that ranked highly in The U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek rankings for ...
  23. Are You Mature Enough To Buy A Home?

    Owning a home is a big responsibility. Here is a look of some basic things you will need to be able to accomplish if you ...
  24. How To Succeed In Your Next Performance Review

    From being prepared to self-evaluating, here are some tips to help you succeed in your next performance review.
  25. Biggest Layoffs Of All Time

    Even profitable and successful companies are sometimes forced to lay off employees. Here of some of the most prolific examples ...
  26. What Lotto Winners Spend Their Money On

    From dream homes to cars, here's a breakdown of the personal finances and spending habits of lottery winners.
  27. What is a reasonable amount of debt?

    It really depends on numerous factors - what stage of life you are at, your spending and saving habits, the stability of ...
  28. 3 Best And Worst Gift Cards For 2012

    Here are the gift cards that offer the best deals and those that aren't worth your money.
  29. Average Cost Of An American Christmas

    Here's a look at how much the average American family is expected to spend this holiday season.
  30. How are share prices set?

    When a company goes public though an initial public offering (IPO), an investment bank evaluates the company's current and ...
  31. 3 Jobs Few People Want

    Despite the unemployment rates in the U.S., few people want to do these jobs.
  32. Beware These Disaster-Related Scams

    Con artists prey on the weak. Those who just survived a natural disaster can be easy targets.
  33. Clearing Up Tax Confusion For College Savings Accounts

    Put your kids through school without being hounded by the tax man.
  34. How To Sell Stock In Your Company

    Selling even a small part of your business is a serious undertaking. Discover the options available to you.
  35. Analyzing Retail Stocks

    To analyze retail stocks, investors need to be aware of the most common metrics used. Find out what they are.
  36. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  37. The Rise Of For-Women Advisor Practices

    For-women financial advisory firms help women navigate life changes such as marriage, children, retirement and widowhood. ...
  38. 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.
  39. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
  40. Why Cyber Monday Is Better Than Black Friday

    Cyber Monday surpasses Black Friday because of its free shipping offers and superior sales.
  41. Jump Start Your Financial Career With The BAT

    The BAT is quickly becoming known in the job market as a tool to provide a window into the minds of those seeking financial ...
  42. Small Business Financing: Debt Or Equity?

    There are two sources of financing for small businesses: debt and equity financing. This article explains both.
  43. Bankruptcy

    Learn what happens when an individual or an organization files for bankruptcy.
  44. Advantages And Disadvantages Of Using A Mortgage Broker

    Mortgage brokers may be able to find you the loan of your dreams, but you should consider the potential downsides before ...
  45. Best Cyber Monday Deals For 2012

    These are the retailers to visit if you're looking for a deal on Cyber Monday.
  46. Christmas Gifts That Can Teach Your Child About Finance

    These gift ideas could be a good way to teach your child about money.
  47. How To Create A Financial Bucket List

    This article discusses things you may want to include on your financial bucket list.
  48. Top Jobs For Tips

    Bartenders and gaming dealers are two professions that earn most of their incomes from gratuities.
  49. Introduction To Employee Stock Purchase Plans

    ESPPs offer a very straightforward method of allowing employees to participate in the overall profitability of their employers. ...
  50. 8 Software Skills Currently In Demand

    There's big demand for people with top-notch computer skills, especially when it comes to these programs and technologies. ...
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