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  1. Low-Income Households to Get Broadband Subsidy

    The FCC's recently approved broadband subsidy for low-income households should help ...
  2. Laws That Help Low Income Retirement

    If you're retired – or about to be – and money is tight, look to these programs and ...
  3. Check for Lost Property Now – Before a State ...

    You may be richer than you think. There are billions in unclaimed funds in the U.S. ...
  4. Owe Taxes? You Could Lose Your Passport

    A rule slipped into a transportation bill allows the U.S. government to revoke your ...
  5. All You Need to Know About Tax Havens

    These tax-free zones might sound appealing, but the consequences often aren't.
  6. How Youku Tudou Replaced Pirating in China (YOKU)

    Learn how Youku Tudou helped gradually stamp down video piracy in China, using methods ...
  1. JNJ to Pay $55 Million in Ovarian Cancer Suit ...

    Health care giant Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $55 million in damages to ...
  2. How Youku Tudou Replaced Pirating in China (YOKU)

    Learn how Youku Tudou helped gradually stamp down video piracy in China, using methods ...
  3. Apple Loses To VirnetX In Patent Case

    Apple, Inc. loses a patent case to VirnetX Holding Corporation and needs to cough ...
  4. Bitcoin's Main Stumbling Block: Navigating The ...

    Coders created Bitcoin to be decentralized and independent of governments and banks. ...
  5. What This Market Timing Ruling Means for Investors

    What the Janus Supreme Court ruling on market timing means for investors and advisors.
  6. $9 Billion Startup Theranos Gets Disrupted

    Theranos, a Silicon Valley startup with a $9 billion valuation, was poised to disrupt ...
  1. What exactly is insider trading?

    An "insider" is any person who possesses at least one of the following: 1) access to valuable non-public information about ...
  2. What is the Writ of Mandamus?

    Learn how the powerful, but rarely used, court-ordered writs of mandamus can end an injustice and force someone, or a public ...
  3. Are UTMA accounts escheatable?

    Find out whether your UTMA account can be escheated, the basics of escheatment and who is responsible for maintaining account ...
  4. Can the IRS audit you after a refund?

    Learn how the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can conduct a tax audit even after a taxpayer was issued a tax refund in ...
  1. 5 Jobs That Aren't Legal In All States

    If you like a little controversy with your career, check out these jobs.
  2. SEC Filings: Forms You Need to Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories ...
Hot Definitions
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  2. Cost Of Debt

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  3. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  4. Stop-Limit Order

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    A member-owned cooperative that provides safe and secure financial transactions for its members. Established in 1973, the ...
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