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    Here's how to shape your school projects, babysitting and any other jobs you've had into a resume that will get you hired.
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    When money is tight early in your career, saving may seem a waste of time – but even a small amount can pay big dividends, ...
  3. Changing Money: Best Places In Washington, D.C.

    Visiting Washington, D.C., from abroad? Here are tips for exchanging currency focused on location, price and other options.
  4. BillGuard Vs. Mint Vs. SigFig Vs. Personal Capital

    Which of these financial apps deserves a place on your mobile? That depends on your needs and how sophisticated you want ...
  5. How Do Women Close The Retirement Savings Gap?

    Every year, BlackRock conducts a survey to learn about the attitudes and behavior of investors. We just released our findings ...
  6. Which Is Better: A Salary or Hourly Wages?

    When it comes to getting paid, a salary may be the more prestigious option, but you actually could take home more being paid ...
  7. What's an Agency Problem?

    An agency problem occurs when a conflict of interest arises for an agent -- a person acting on behalf of another person. ...
  8. How can I invest in credit card companies?

    Learn about the different ways to invest in credit card company stock as well as the advantages and drawbacks of each investment ...
  9. Is the high cost of installing solar panels justified by the money saved by going ...

    Find out whether solar panels pay off in the long run and about how long homeowners who purchase them have to wait to break ...
  10. What is a common number for days payable outstanding? (DPO)?

    Understand the accounting term, days payable outstanding (DPO), and learn what the most common time period is for a company ...
  11. If my home runs power off the grid, what is the specific environmental impact?

    Going off the grid, or using solar energy, can result in much more than saving the homeowner money. It can help the planet ...
  12. What role do SPVs / SPEs play in public-private partnerships?

    Find out why governments and private actors prefer to use special purpose vehicles, or SPVs, when they undertake public-private ...
  13. How Instagram Makes Money

    Like many big names in social media, Instagram started as a fun idea without a clear path to profit.
  14. 10 Hottest Startups In 2015

    Check out these 10 hot startup companies that will rock the world in 2015.
  15. Profit From High Consumer Spending With Visa Or Mastercard

    American consumers have more money to spend thanks to falling gas prices. Investing in Visa and MasterCard may give investors ...
  16. Strategic Bathroom Enhancements With Huge Returns

    Even modest investments to improve a small bathroom can yield considerable rewards.
  17. 5 Things You Need For A Good Credit Score

    How good a credit score you have depends on 5 factors. What they are and what it takes to better your credit rating if it's ...
  18. Can American Capital Agency Maintain Its Dividend?

    Dividend investors know that real estate investment trusts with REITs that invest in mortgage-backed securities produce double-digit ...
  19. What's a Transfer Price?

    A transfer price is what one unit of a business charges another unit of the same business for a good or service. The transfer ...
  20. Use Your Credit Card To Boost Your Credit Score

    Misusing credit cards can blow your credit – but using them well can boost your score. How to grow a history, fix bad credit, ...
  21. Are acquisitions only for large companies?

    Learn how mergers and acquisitions, despite what the media portrays, actually take place more often among small companies ...
  22. The Top Ten Economic Indicators In The UK

    We list below ten key economic indicators for the United Kingdom, the world’s 6th-largest economy.
  23. Is there a limit to the number of SPVs / SPEs a company can create?

    Find out how many special purpose entities a corporation can create, and why legislating these affiliate companies can be ...
  24. What is the most typical holding in an SPV?

    Learn why property-based investments are the most common kind of holding within a Special Purpose Vehicle, or SPV, and how ...
  25. What level of default rate is typical for the credit services industry?

    Learn how default rates affect businesses in the credit services industry, and what rates are considered normal for a company ...
  26. Best Checking Accounts For Couples

    Being a couple, especially if you both have jobs, can help you qualify for benefits and fee waivers that would be tougher ...
  27. How Two Harbors' Derivatives Work?

    Mortgage REITs, like Two Harbors , have cut their dividend payments as interest rate trends have eaten into profitability ...
  28. Best Books For Entrepeneurs

    Entrepreneurs wear many hats. Here are books that will help you find and manage talent, provide ultimate customer service, ...
  29. World's Top 10 Internet Companies

    Investopedia has compiled a list of the top 10 Internet companies in the world based on revenue and market cap.
  30. Resume How-to's For Teachers

    Resume skills are important for every teacher whether you're just starting out or mid-career. Use these pointers.
  31. How do interpersonal skills influence a business culture?

    Interpersonal skills are vital to business culture because they determine not only how a person interacts with others, but ...
  32. What factors in a business most affect its core competencies?

    Learn about the different factors that affect a business's core competencies, and how businesses can use these competencies ...
  33. Is there a natural rate of cyclical unemployment?

    Learn more about cyclical unemployment and find out about the relationship of cyclical unemployment to the natural unemployment ...
  34. What can policymakers do to decrease cyclical unemployment?

    Learn about the tools available to policymakers to reduce cyclical unemployment, and find out more about the role of expansionary ...
  35. How Chimera Investment Bear The Brunt Of REITst?

    Following the financial crisis, REITs that specialized in investing in mortgage-backed securities produced huge gains for ...
  36. How has the shift to e-commerce affected the profitability of companies in credit ...

    Learn how the shift to e-commerce has benefited credit services companies by making it easier for consumers to use credit, ...
  37. Which is The Best Bank for Your Buck, BAC or MS?

    One things stands out between these financial services giants when it comes to investing in them.
  38. Smart Resumes For The Fashion Industry

    Here's what your need to know to tailor your resume to the fashion job you want.
  39. How can investors in the Internet sector most directly profit from the growth of ...

    Learn about how to profit from the growth of the e-commerce sector. Examine stocks issued by leading companies with potential ...
  40. What are some of the limitations and drawbacks of economics as a field?

    Find out why the field of economics is full of controversy. Policy decisions, political campaigns and personal finances are ...
  41. What does C-Suite Mean?

    C-Suite is a slang term used to describe the highest level senior executives of a corporation. This is the decision-making, ...
  42. What's a Monopolistic Market?

    A monopolistic market has a significant number of characteristics of a pure monopoly. Though there may be more than one supplier, ...
  43. Reverse Mortgages: How To Find A Good One

    Finding a reverse mortgage generally means using a lender that specializes in them. Here's how to find a reputable one.
  44. How many times has Warren Buffett been married?

    Warren Buffett has been married twice in his life, but the circumstances surrounding the marriages were anything but conventional.
  45. How Are Interest Rates Affecting Annaly Cap Mgmt?

    Annaly Capital Management reported a net loss of $658 million thanks to the mortgage REIT's strategy of hedging its exposure ...
  46. Mortgage Faceoff: Bank of America Vs. Wells Fargo

    Which bank offers the better mortgage deal? Here's how they compare on two popular types of mortgage.
  47. What Will It Cost To Study Abroad in Florence?

    The career payoffs for study abroad can be huge, but can you afford it? Here's a rundown of what you'll need to budget for ...
  48. What moral hazards are present with salaried employees?

    Discover that moral hazards are a common problem facing many companies today. The good news is that there are plenty of ways ...
  49. Why do some institutions (like American Express) allow you to go above your revolving ...

    Learn why institutions such as American Express and Visa allow exceeding revolving credit limits, and consider when this ...
  50. What is needed to be a successful entrepreneur?

    Discover how successful entrepreneurs succeed through passion, motivation and accepting failure. Learn about the qualities ...
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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.
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    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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