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  1. 4 Alternatives To A Traditional Mortgage

    If you can't qualify for or don't want a traditional mortgage, one of these options might be right for you.
  2. Should Your College Kid Live At Home?

    This isn't a decision to make lightly - it will have a huge impact on your college bill.
  3. 10 Worst First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

    These errors could wind up costing you more than the coveted key to your first home.
  4. Cash In On Companies With Declining Sales

    The latest retail report showed a 0.5% decrease in sales. Find out which companies took the biggest hit.
  5. Consolidating Debt

    Debt consolidation is one of the most powerful tools for debt elimination. Find out how this process works and what it can ...
  6. Cities Where Home Prices Continue To Fall

    S&P/Case-Shiller's most recent home price index bears more bad news for some cities.
  7. June Retail Sales: Worthless Data Or Valuable Tool?

    Investors live and die by monthly retail sales, but the data might be too short term and unreliable to use.
  8. A Foolproof Budget Plan For Textbooks

    College textbooks can cost a fortune. We show you how to take some of the sting out of this expense.
  9. Christmas In July: How Much Can You Save?

    Christmas in July is a fairly new phenomenon with the potential for huge returns.
  10. Water Cooler Finance: I-Spy, IPOs And iPhones

    With much of the financial world taking advantage of the summer holidays, the news this week ranges from Lebron to Conrad ...
  11. Long-Term Care Insurance: Who Needs It?

    No one is immune to the possibility of one day needing long-term care - and the costs can deplete a life savings.
  12. 8 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Use Coupons

    You can save a lot of money with coupons, but sometimes avoiding them is the best strategy.
  13. How Much Does It Pay To Be A Hero?

    We look at those who fight crime and save lives, and see how much they get paid for it.
  14. Government Debt: From Billions To Trillions

    The national debt has been growing in leaps and bounds. Find out why.
  15. Students, Get More Bang For Your Textbook Dollars

    Find out how to keep the cost of your textbooks from approaching your tuition expenses.
  16. Top States For Investment Bankers

    We look at cost of living, tax rates and opportunity to find the best places in the U.S. for investment bankers.
  17. Reality Check: Why Startups Fail

    New ventures have only a 50% chance of making it through the first five years. Find out why.
  18. Top 10 Insurance Myths

    Discover the common misconceptions people have about their policies, or lack thereof.
  19. 10 Last-Minute Retirement Tips

    The months leading up to your retirement can be the most crucial in terms of planning. We provide a to-do list.
  20. Is Your Business Model Viable? An 8-Point Test

    You have a great business idea, but now you wonder: is my upstart business model really viable?
  21. Why The Jobless Claims Report Doesn't Really Matter

    This weekly report can influence the markets, but is it a reliable indicator of economic health?
  22. Life Insurance

    Life insurance is an important component of basic financial planning. Find out how life insurance works and how insurance ...
  23. Fat Cat CEOs

    A CEO can have a huge impact on a company's bottom line. Good CEOs can lift up a company through their leadership and management, ...
  24. An Introduction To The Balance Sheet

    The balance sheet is a basic accounting tool used by individuals, business owners and even large corporations to track net ...
  25. Prioritizing Debt

    Debt affects your finances and your life. We show you how to free yourself from this financial ball and chain.
  26. Water Cooler Finance: More Spilled Oil, Fewer Jobs

    The financial news held few surprises this week, but amidst the ho-hum offerings, there were some interesting bits of news ...
  27. Social Buying: A New Way To Save

    Has the recession left you with cabin fever? Harness the power of social buying websites to get out and try something new.
  28. Will Your Home Remodel Pay Off?

    Some renovations will mean a bigger sale price on your home, while others will just cost you.
  29. 4 Lessons From Billionaire College Entrepreneurs

    We'll be looking at what these college entrepreneurs were majoring in and how they went about building up billion-dollar ...
  30. Decoding Car Deals: What's The Real Deal?

    Don't get taken for a ride when you go to purchase your next car.
  31. Sports Stars Worth Every Penny

    Which sport stars mean the most to their teams financially?
  32. 4 Dishonest Broker Tactics And How To Avoid Them

    Protecting yourself from unscrupulous practices means knowing how to spot them.
  33. 7 Things Every Student Renter Should Know

    It's exciting to live on your own for the first time, and a little preparation will ensure that the experience is a positive ...
  34. 10 Home Repairs That Will Save You Money

    Have you been avoiding your home repairs? Think again - these 10 low-cost repairs can save you big money.
  35. Buy Your Next Home From Uncle Sam

    As a result of rising foreclosures, some Americans will buy their next home from the U.S. government.
  36. Retirement Jobs You Can Do From The Beach

    If you're ready to hit the beach but you're not financially ready to retire, there is hope.
  37. The Most Expensive Home Insurance Perils

    Floods, hurricanes, mold, earthquakes - the threats to your home are numerous.
  38. Will Your Job Let You Retire A Millionaire?

    These jobs will get you to the million mark by retirement if you save 10% of your salary each year.
  39. 6 Tips To Get Approved For A Mortgage

    You can change your bank's answer to a loan request from 'No' to 'Yes'. Find out how.
  40. Find Hidden Stock Gems That Analysts Ignore

    Just because it doesn't get a lot of coverage, doesn't mean a company isn't a great find.
  41. Save Money By Tracking Your Spouse's Spending

    Couples find watchful eyes help them cut costs.
  42. The Presidential Resume

    When making your way to the White House, there are some definite resume must-haves.
  43. Dying Careers And How To Survive Them

    These career choices may leave you standing in the unemployment line. Move from laid-off to in-demand by choosing the right ...
  44. Beer Nation

    Ever wonder which state drinks the most beer? Find out that and more as we explore the economics of beer.
  45. The Workaholic's Retirement Plan

    If you're still punching the clock after 30 years, what kind of retirement plan should you have?
  46. 50 Years Old And Broke: Now What?

    What do you do if you find yourself close to retirement, but far from your savings goals?
  47. Self Employed? 5 Steps To Scoring A Mortgage

    Convince lenders that you're a good bet despite your lack of a steady income.
  48. Can't Get A Raise? Negotiate Your Benefits

    There are many ways your employer can make your job more pleasant, even when money is tight.
  49. Percentage Budgeting For Seniors: Are You On Track?

    Retirement should be a time to relax and enjoy your golden years, but it's equally important to carefully manage your finances.
  50. You Get Paid For That?!

    We look at five different jobs that most people would be willing to do for free.
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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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