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  1. Most Expensive Cell Phones On The Market

    The iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Droid Razr Maxx HD are three of the most expensive cell phones on the market.
  2. How To Save With Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

    Energy-efficient home improvements such as insulation and CFL lightbulbs can save you money.
  3. Athletes Who Make More From Endorsements Than Sports

    When an athlete becomes a one-person brand, he or she can make more from endorsements than the sport he or she is famous ...
  4. 6 Ways To Make Your Home More Enticing To Buyers

    The real estate market is on the recovery, and there are ways you can ensure your home sells faster and for the price you ...
  5. 5 Most Overpriced Car Repairs

    Doing these common repairs and maintenance tasks yourself instead of seeing a mechanic can save you a lot of money.
  6. Cars That Depreciate The Least

    Here are some of the top vehicles to buy if you're looking to keep the residual value of the vehicle high after a number ...
  7. How old should you be to get life insurance?

    There's really no pre-determined age when it suddenly becomes necessary to take out a life insurance policy. However, if ...
  8. If I am looking to get an Investment Banking job. What education do employers prefer? ...

    If you are looking specifically for an investment banking position, an MBA may be marginally preferable over the CFA. The ...
  9. Are CEOs Built Or Born?

    Is the ability to lead inborn or developed through life experience?
  10. Businesses You Can Start For Under $1,000

    Freelance writing and consulting are just some of the small businesses that you can start with less than $1,000.
  11. You Might Be Eligible For An E-Book Refund

    Due to a court settlement, some Kindle users may be entitled to a refund on some e-books.
  12. Is Kickstarter A Viable Platform For Business Startups?

    This article assesses the merits of Kickstarter, the risks involved and whether it is viable for serious investors.
  13. Saving For Retirement When You're Not Working

    Lack of full-time employment can make saving for retirement more difficult, but there are some vehicles that can help.
  14. Protect Yourself From Cell Phone Cramming

    When your cell phone bill is higher that it should be or contains unauthorized charges, it's called cramming. Here's how ...
  15. Cars That Depreciate In Value The Most

    You can't avoid depreciation on your car, but you can avoid certain models that depreciate in value a lot.
  16. Budgeting As A Single Parent

    Here are some tips to help single parents raise their kids on a more comfortable budget.
  17. What is an IPO lock-up period and how long is it?

    An initial public offering (IPO) lock-up period is a contractual restriction that prevents insiders who are holding a company's ...
  18. 4 Most Expensive Homes In America

    These luxurious homes are exclusively for the one percenters. Each property sold for huge sums and features extravagant renovations. ...
  19. How Often Should You Contact Clients?

    Figuring out how often an investment advisor should contact clients is not easy.
  20. The Evolution Of The Coca-Cola Brand

    Coke recently retired its 6.5 ounce returnable glass bottles. What other changes has Coke made throughout its history?
  21. 5 Household Items You Should Insure

    Your homeowner's insurance doesn't cover everything you own and the items it does cover are only partially insured if theyre ...
  22. Besides a savings account, where is the safest place to keep my money?

    Savings accounts are safe because investors' deposits are guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) ...
  23. Can I still pass the CFA Level I if I do poorly in the ethics section?

    You may still pass the Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) Level I even if you fare poorly in the ethics section, but don't ...
  24. Companies That Mock Others In Ads

    Competing companies will go to great lengths to convince consumers their products are the best. This includes ad campaigns ...
  25. How Much 20-Somethings Should Save For Retirement

    Here is an outline of how you should save for retirement when you are in your 20s.
  26. Most Expensive Haunted Houses

    These houses are reportedly haunted. They also happened to have sold for a lot of money.
  27. One-Person Businesses You Can Start Quickly

    Here is a list of professions you can quickly enter with an average-sized to large investment.
  28. Financial Certifications With The Best ROI

    These certifications will land you a long, profitable career for an affordable price.
  29. $1 Salaried CEOs Making Millions

    Some CEOs who are paid $1 annually are actually among the highest-paid when all forms of compensation are taken into account.
  30. Failing Brands That Got A Turnaround From Celebs

    History has shown that an endorsement from the right celebrity can save an ailing brand.
  31. The Effect Of Drastic Brand And Logo Transformations

    Company performance can sometimes be affected by major marketing and advertising strategies.
  32. Introduction To Phantom Stock And SARs

    Phantom stock and stock appreciation rights reward employees with compensation tied to stock performance.
  33. 9 Halloween Costumes Women Already Own

    You don't have to go shopping for a Halloween costume. You can just look through your wardrobe and you're bound to find one ...
  34. Why The Halloween Industry Is Worth $8 Billion

    With more adults dressing up for Halloween each year, this unique industry is pulling in record profits.
  35. U.S. Or Canada: Which Country Is Best To Call Home?

    There are unique benefits to living both above and below the 49th parallel. Find out which of these great nations best suits ...
  36. Best Things To Buy In October

    October is a transitional month for many retailers as they prepare for the winter season. Here's some items you'll likely ...
  37. Looking For Profit In Privately-Held Companies

    Private companies offer unique opportunities for those with the knowledge and resources to take advantage.
  38. Changes To Your Checking Account

    Checking accounts have evolved a lot over the years. Here are the five biggest changes that can affect your wallet.
  39. Saving For Retirement: The Quest For Success

    We'll show you how to set yourself up to retire in style.
  40. The Most Costly Banking Mistakes You Can Make

    With changing and increasing fees, it can be difficult to avoid bank charges, but investing time in finding out what your ...
  41. The Hidden Costs Of Wedding Insurance

    Weddings don't always go smoothly. Here's how you can protect yourself from things backfiring.
  42. Save Safely With The DB(k) Retirement Plan

    Your retirement savings can have the best of the defined-benefit plan and the defined-contribution plan with this hybrid. ...
  43. Unexpected Things That Lower Your Credit Score

    Learn how to avoid these lesser-known mistakes that could harm your credit score.
  44. Money Tips From The Amish

    The Amish are frugal and savvy in business. Here's how you can improve your personal finances by doing what the Amish do.
  45. Common Scams Targeted At Teens

    Teens should be aware of these scams, which include scholarship frauds and fraudulent investments.
  46. 5 Of The Biggest Rebranding Flops

    Attempts to revitalize a brand name don't always play out as planned.
  47. Suppose my garage collapsed onto my car. Are damages covered by my home insurance ...

    Generally, damage to an automobile will be covered by comprehensive car insurance, which is in addition to collision coverage ...
  48. The Cost Of Getting The Flu

    The paltry cost of getting the flu vaccine is nothing compared to the potential costs that you could incur by getting the ...
  49. Retirement Savings Tips For Young People

    Learn how to avoid the bad habits that keep the average young adult from saving.
  50. Benefits Of A Dependent Care FSA

    Here's how your Dependent Care FSA works and how you can use it to your advantage as a parent with dependents.
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