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  1. Learn To Invest In 10 Steps

    Want to invest but don't know where to start? Learn how to make your money work for you with these tips.
  2. The Chinese Wall Protects Against Conflicts Of Interest

    After the crash of 1929, this barrier helped define ethical limits, but it did little to prevent fraud.
  3. The Marketing Director's Pitch

    Are your shoulder's wide enough to carry a company's reputation?
  4. Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference?

    These terms may sound the same, but they mean very different things for home buyers.
  5. I'm a teacher. Which is better for me, a 401(k) or 403(b)? What is the difference? ...

    The first step is to check with your employer regarding any retirement plan(s) it provides for employees, as you can only ...
  6. What's the difference between pre-money and post-money?

    The short answer to the question is that they differ in timing of valuation. Both pre-money and post-money are valuation ...
  7. Can I contribute to both a 529 plan and a Coverdell education savings account?

    You can contribute to both, and when your child is ready to attend college, as colleges do accept payments from both. There ...
  8. What is a stock-for-stock merger and how does this corporate action affect existing ...

    First, let's be clear about what we mean by a stock-for-stock merger. When a merger or acquisition is conducted, there are ...
  9. Creating A Tax-Deductible Canadian Mortgage

    Find out how to get a tax benefit from your mortgage like your neighbours to the south.
  10. Procrastinator's Guide To Bill Payment

    Avoid punishing late fees and keep your credit score intact with these 10 tips.
  11. Should Parents Pay For College?

    When federal student loan resources are exhausted, parents and students face tough decisions on how to pay.
  12. What type of work experience can count towards the work experience required in order ...

    CFA Institute provides a list of job titles that qualify for the work experience an individual must gain to be awarded with ...
  13. How do I find a testing facility in my area?

    Most internationally recognized certifications, such as the CFA®, have testing locations around the world. The following ...
  14. Which popular professional certification exams do not require sponsorship?

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) administers several professional certification examinations that do not ...
  15. Are mortgage-backed securities backed by any guarantees?

    Actually, any mortgage-backed security (MBS) guarantee depends on who issued it.To review, an MBS is a security, created ...
  16. What is the difference between bad credit and no credit?

    The answer to this question will depend on what information (if any) is found on your credit report, such as any bankruptcy ...
  17. How does the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008 affect ...

    The passage of the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008 at the end of July 2008 made about $15 ...
  18. What are the Gnomes of Zurich?

    The "Gnomes of Zurich" is a euphemism for Swiss bankers. The name is meant as an insult because gnomes, most often found ...
  19. 5 Things To Consider Before Late-In-Life Marriage

    Waiting to marry has become the norm, but do you know what to consider before saying "I do"?
  20. Top 7 Social Security Myths: Exposed

    A look at several myths that surround Social Security benefits.
  21. Benefits for Members of the Armed Forces

    If your plans have been affected by your time in the combat zone, fear not!
  22. The Reverse Mortgage: A Retirement Tool

    Discover another way to fund your retirement without having to make payments on a loan.
  23. Understanding Rights Issues

    Not sure what to do if a company invites you to buy more shares at discount? Here are some of your options.
  24. Cold Call Without Getting The Cold Shoulder

    Learn how to warm up prospective clients to your business and your abilities.
  25. Lead The Charge With Product Development

    If you like to keep your finger on the pulse of the market, this could be the career for you.
  26. Enjoy Life Now And Still Save For Later

    Find out how to balance living well today and retiring well tomorrow.
  27. Health-y Savings Accounts

    HSAs can provide a new way to save for retirement and medical expenses.
  28. The No.1 Reason Why Couples Fight

    Learn how to resolve the financial and emotional issues surrounding a scarce commodity.
  29. Sneaky Strategies That Fuel Overspending

    Find out how to avoid six of the worst vender ploys this holiday shopping season.
  30. What is the difference between a buy-side analyst and a sell-side analyst?

    The main difference between these two types of analysts is the type of firm that employs them and the people to whom they ...
  31. Are IPOs available to short sell immediately upon trading, or is there a time limit ...

    The quick answer to this question is that an IPO can be shorted upon initial trading, but it is not an easy thing to do at ...
  32. Examining A Career As An Auditor

    Stricter government regulations have put auditing professionals in demand.
  33. What does the term "stock-for-stock" mean?

    The term "stock-for-stock" is popularly used in two different contexts, and it regularly makes business news headlines in ...
  34. What is authorized stock?

    Authorized stock represents the maximum number of common shares that can be issued legally by the company as stated in the ...
  35. What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

    An initial public offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock by a company. Small companies looking to further the growth of ...
  36. Do You Need Casualty Insurance?

    Find out how different types of coverages can protect you and which policy is right for you.
  37. Financial Planners: Practice What You Preach

    "Do as I say and not as I do" doesn't make for a great professional reputation.
  38. Is it possible to take the Series 6 exam without being sponsored?

    Unfortunately, the answer to this question is "No." The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA (previously the ...
  39. Since I do not have a certificate of completion, where can I get a copy of my exam ...

    If you are not currently employed by a member firm you can get your exam scores by contacting FINRA in writing and requesting ...
  40. What forms of ID are acceptable for admittance into the CFA examination room?

    CFA Institute indicates that an original driver's license, passport, government work permit, as well as military, citizen's ...
  41. If I have passed the Series 7 exam, do I need to write the 6 and 63 exams as well?

    Not always. According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), (formerly National Association of Securities ...
  42. Is it possible to take the Series 7 exam without being sponsored?

    Unfortunately, the answer is "No." The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA, (formerly the National Association ...
  43. Combining Credit For A Happy Financial-Ever-After

    A couple's finances may not always be a match made in heaven. Find out when to say "I Do".
  44. How can I improve my credit score?

    If you are looking to take out a loan or apply for a credit card, then it will be very important for you to have a good credit ...
  45. How do I open a Swiss bank account, and what makes them so special?

    Surprisingly, opening a Swiss bank account is not that much different from opening a standard bank account because you have ...
  46. Retirement Funds To Fund Startups

    Retired entrepreneurs who have "played it safe" and retirees who want to stretch their dollars are looking to invest here. ...
  47. Help Your Kids Understand Money

    These simple tips will help you raise financially savvy kids.
  48. Sales Director Career Provides Daily Challenge

    Find out what you need to do to close the deal on this investment management position.
  49. Be Mortgage-Free Faster

    Getting rid of this debt faster has bigger benefits than you might think.
  50. From The Printing Press To The Internet

    Find out how this invention contributed to the development and evolution of the U.S. economy.
  51. Generational Marketing: Harvest The Whole Family Tree

    Attract new clients by tailoring your message to specific age groups.
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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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