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  1. What's a Merger?

    Mergers are not the same as acquisitions. In an acquisition, one company buys and subsumes another company, leaving only ...
  2. Is An American College Education Still Worth It?

    The total cost of a university education continues to outpace inflation. For some degrees, that expense isn't likely to pay ...
  3. Looking to Open a Franchise? These Topped The List In 2014

    These franchise businesses stood out in 2014.
  4. How The Internet Web Ad Industry Works

    Over the past 10 years, advertising strategies have evolved as a result of technological development as the internet has ...
  5. Tinder to Start Swiping for Cash?

    For two years, Tinder has been able to stay afloat without relying on any kind of revenue stream. Now, the free match-making ...
  6. CapitalOne Quicksilver Vs. Citi Double Cash

    One offers higher rewards; the other has good rewards and is better if you travel and more generous on cash advances. Choose ...
  7. 6 Characteristics Of Successful Apps

    Not every new company or product makes it, but many successful startups share the following characteristics.
  8. Top Stock Market Apps For News Or Trading Or Both!

    When it comes to managing finances and tracking the markets on the go, there are a number of excellent apps that can be downloaded ...
  9. Top Forex Trading Apps

    A brief overview of the top apps that help forex traders with on time information, charts and more.
  10. How To Beat Off A Zombie Debt Collector

    Sounds like a bad horror movie, but it really could happen to you. Here's how to identify zombie debt and send collectors ...
  11. Inside Secrets of the Debt Collection Business

    Understanding how the debt collection business works will give you a better chance of coming out ahead if you ever have to ...
  12. What are some examples of when insurance bundling is a bad idea?

    Learn about situations where insurance bundling may not be a favorable option. Bundling insurance is often a good idea, but ...
  13. What are the major differences between a monopoly and an oligopoly?

    The major differences between a monopoly and an oligopoly include the number of firms in the market, type of barriers to ...
  14. Who are the best-rated life insurance companies in the US?

    Learn about what makes an insurance company the best. Read about the best life insurance companies in the U.S. in 2014, following ...
  15. Know The Cost of Living Where You Plan To Retire

    When considering where to live after retiring, it's important to keep in mind the type of taxes that would have to be paid ...
  16. ShopRite: Supermarket Model for Modern Shoppers?

    ShopRite is a supermarket model that stands out amid the everyday, widespread, corporate-controlled supermarket chains. But ...
  17. Top Credit Card Options For International Students

    It's tough to get a credit card when you move to the U.S. with no Social Security number and no American credit history. ...
  18. Resume Strategies To Get That Finance Job

    What to include – and leave out – to create the kind of resume that will get you the interview that lands you the job.
  19. More is Less: Diminishing Marginal Returns

    In formal economic terms, the law of diminishing marginal returns states that as the number of new employees increases, the ...
  20. How Special Purpose Entities Help Fight Risk

    A special purpose entity, sometimes called a special purpose vehicle, is a legal entity created for one very limited, particular ...
  21. Money-Saving Tax Breaks For College Grads

    Even if you graduate from college with a heavy debt load – especially if you do – use these tax benefits to ease your transition ...
  22. Where are home values falling the fastest in the US, and why?

    Learn about the metropolitan areas in the United States experiencing the largest drops in median single family homes values ...
  23. What are some examples of unexpected exclusions in a home insurance policy?

    Learn about commonly excluded perils with different standard insurance policies. Explore events that homeowners should consider ...
  24. Who are the best-rated auto insurance companies in the US?

    Learn which U.S. auto insurance companies have the best consumer ratings and who is eligible to purchase auto insurance from ...
  25. Before You Choose An FHA Mortgage: 7 Key Points

    FHA mortgages offer flexibility and low down payments, though they're often pricier than traditional loans backed by private ...
  26. What Canadian credit cards offer the best travel rewards?

    Discover Canada's best credit cards for travel rewards and the benefits that they offer. Learn how these cards can help you ...
  27. What Canadian banks offer the best savings accounts?

    Learn about different savings accounts in Canada. Explore different interest rates and fees as well as accounts that are ...
  28. What US banks offer the best savings accounts?

    Explore the best savings accounts offered by national banks comparing annual yield and other factors. Learn why the highest-yield ...
  29. Does That Dental Insurance Have Cavities?

    Four key factors to check out before you just sign up for dental insurance. The coverage could be really worth it – or not.
  30. Which Credit Cards Are Best After Bankruptcy?

    Building back credit after bankruptcy generally starts with getting a secured credit card. Here's how to identify the best ...
  31. What's the average salary of a bank teller?

    Read this article to find out more about average bank teller salaries, median hourly wage rates and potential future career ...
  32. Who are the best-rated home insurance companies in the US?

    Learn about the top rated home insurance companies in the United States based on customer satisfaction surveys. See how customers ...
  33. What US banks offer free checking accounts?

    Quit wasting money on monthly fees associated with your checking account and get a free checking account from reputable national ...
  34. What are the pros and cons of digital gift cards (e-gift cards)?

    Examine the pros and cons of gift cards. Learn about protection in case of loss, monitoring spending by teens and wasted ...
  35. How Good An Investment Is Life Insurance?

    Compared to other options, does it ever make sense to include cash-value life insurance in your investment portfolio? A look ...
  36. The Best Credit Cards For Holiday Shopping

    Some cards offer particularly good deals for holiday shoppers. Decision point: Do you need the best possible rewards or ...
  37. What's the Annual Percentage Rate (APR)?

    The annual percentage rate, or APR, is the cost per year of borrowing. By law, all financial institutions must show customers ...
  38. What Does "Magna Cum Laude" Mean?

    Magna cum laude is one of three Latin honors used by many academic institutions to recognize their best students.
  39. What's a Multinational Corporation?

    A multinational corporation is just that – a corporation that operates in multiple nations, with a home office that coordinates ...
  40. How did the ABX index behave during the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis?

    Read about the disastrous performance of the various ABX indexes in the subprime mortgage crisis of 2008 during the middle ...
  41. Who are Amazon's (AMZN) main competitors?

    Learn about companies such as Google, Alibaba Group, Walmart and Target that Amazon competes with in each of its different ...
  42. Universal Design Improvements That Increase Your Home's Value

    Universal design improvements yield great returns for homeowners, either through increased future comfort, or broader market ...
  43. Review: The Walmart Credit Card

    A high-interest card with no annual fee and some good rewards, the Walmart Credit Card is worth a look, especially if you ...
  44. How does Kickstarter make money?

    Learn how Kickstarter earns its profits, and how users raise money to get the funding they need to make their grand plans ...
  45. What's the average salary of a business operations manager?

    Read about the average yearly salary of business operations managers, and find out which locations and industries offer the ...
  46. What's the average salary of a loan officer?

    Read about the average yearly salary for a loan officer. Learn about what these professionals do and what determines their ...
  47. What's the average salary of someone with a finance major?

    Learn how much you can earn with a finance degree. Decide if a business career or finance career is more appealing for you ...
  48. What's the average salary of a compliance officer?

    Learn about compliance officers, the locations and industries in which compliance officers work and how much they earn on ...
  49. What are the reasons that cause financial advisors to fail in their careers?

    Think about the risks with financial planning before you pursue a career in the industry, and make sure you aren't wasting ...
  50. What's the average salary of a bill collector?

    Start a new career in bill collections, and you may have job security with the potential growth that is expected in this ...
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    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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