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  1. Retirement Savings

    Can a variable annuity be rolled into an IRA?

    Learn how to roll over your variable annuity to an IRA when you retire or change jobs, and how to do it without triggering ...
  2. Retirement Savings

    Are Social Security survivor benefits for children considered taxable income?

    Learn why receiving Social Security survivor benefits on behalf of children does not affect income tax for a surviving parent ...
  3. Stocks

    How Do I Use Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Analysis?

    Understand the meaning and significance of discounted cash flow (DCF) to stock market analysts.
  4. Retirement Savings

    How are non-qualified variable annuities taxed?

    Reduce your tax bill by knowing the tax advantages and disadvantages to owning or inheriting a non-qualified variable annuity ...
  5. Asset Allocation

    Why can't I enter two sell orders on the same stock?

    One alternative that some brokerages have provided to increase order flexibility is the option of customizable computer trading ...
  6. Bonds / Fixed Income

    How do I calculate the expected return of my portfolio in Excel?

    Find out how to calculate the total expected annual return of your portfolio in Microsoft Excel using the value and return ...
  7. Markets & Economy

    What factors influence a change in supply elasticity?

    Learn about the supply elasticity of goods and services, some factors that influence supply elasticity and how these factors ...
  8. Markets & Economy

    How do central banks impact interest rates in the economy?

    Learn how central banks such as the Federal Reserve influence monetary policy in the economy by increasing or decreasing ...
  9. Markets & Economy

    What's the difference between diminishing marginal returns and returns to scale?

    Understand the main differences between the law of diminishing marginal returns and the concept of returns to scale through ...
  10. Markets & Economy

    What are some real life examples of absolute advantage?

    Learn about absolute advantage, comparative advantage and their impact on trade through a real-world example involving call ...
  11. Investing Strategy

    What are the differences between H-shares and A-shares on Chinese and Hong Kong stock exchanges?

    Learn about A-shares and H-shares of publicly listed companies in mainland Chinese and Hong Kong stock exchanges, and the ...
  12. Markets & Economy

    What are common reasons for governments to implement tariffs?

    Gain a basic understanding of a government-sanctioned import tariff, what it is meant to accomplish and common reasons for ...
  13. Investing Strategy

    What are the major expenses that affect companies in the airline industry?

    Discover the major expenses that airlines must pay. The two largest are labor costs and fuel costs. Fuel costs are the biggest ...
  14. Retirement Savings

    Are Roth 401(k) plans matched by employers?

    Discover the difference between a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k), and explore the role of an employer contribution ...
  15. Retirement Savings

    What are the Roth 401(k) contribution limits?

    Understand the current contribution limits for designated Roth 401(k) accounts, including additional allowable payments for ...