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    Seven years into the recovery, a key driver of economic growth continues to demonstrate ...
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    Learn about three federal income tax facts that most Americans may not know from ...
  5. Should You Buy A Life Insurance Disability Rider?

    Does it make sense to pay an additional cost for a waiver of premium rider on a life ...
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    Reverse mortgages can add some wiggle room to your retirement budget. Here's the ...
  1. Computer-Based Financial Planning: How it Works

    Computer-based financial planning is on the rise. Here's a look at the different ...
  2. Is Level Money The Perfect Budgeting Tool? (COF, ...

    Here’s a detailed review of how Level Money works and whether it could be the perfect ...
  3. Can A Family Survive On The U.S. Minimum Wage? ...

    As the political debate roars on, the numbers are clear: Even two full-timers at ...
  4. Gross Income

    1. An individual's total personal income, before accounting for taxes or deductions. ...
  1. How much money does Texas make from unclaimed property each year?

    Learn about unclaimed accounts in the state of Texas. Learn about the size of returned claims in Texas and the role of the ...
  2. How much money does Michigan make from unclaimed property each year?

    Learn about revenue from unclaimed property in Michigan and types of escheated accounts. Read about how Michigan handles ...
  3. Are mutual fund expense ratios tax deductible?

    Learn under what circumstances mutual fund expense ratios and other investment-related expenses may be tax deductible under ...
  4. Are my Social Security disability benefits taxable?

    Understand in which situations your Social Security disability benefits are taxable, as well as which states impose state ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  2. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  3. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  4. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
  5. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
  6. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS ...
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