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  1. Bathroom Remodeling On A Budget

    These cheap and simple changes will make your bathroom look like a million bucks.
  2. Couponing 101: Dos and Don'ts

    Coupon clipping isn't new, but it has gone digital. Find out how to use coupons to your advantage today.
  3. How Gas Prices Affect The Economy

    Although economists may argue about whether gas prices have an effect on the economy, there is a connection between consumer ...
  4. The Best Consumer Goods Company You've Never Heard Of

    If you have a contrarian streak, this undervalued stock may be a great pick.
  5. The New SODA King?

    Making soda pop at home could be the next big thing in the world of carbonated beverages.
  6. It's Not Illegal If The Government Does It

    The government allows itself the leeway to do many things that would be illegal for a private citizen or corporation.
  7. The Death Of The Trading Floor

    Electronic trading has almost completely replaced face-to-face human trading.
  8. The Evolution Of Credit Card Security

    With the increase in credit and debit card fraud, these measures have been taken to ensure your financial security.
  9. 10 Reasons You Shouldn't Skip A Home Inspection

    Even if you're buying a new home, there are many ways that a home inspection can pay for itself.
  10. 6 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Go To Grad School

    For some newly graduated students, entering the workforce directly after graduation is the best option.
  11. 5 Reasons Why You Don't Want To Grow Your Small Business

    Growth can mean delegating work, taking on more stress and more risk.
  12. How To Buy A House In Another City

    Finding an agent, doing your research, feeling out neighborhoods etc.
  13. America's Biggest Gas Guzzlers

    Check out the six biggest gas gluttons on America's roads.
  14. 4 Ways Rising Fuel Costs Influence The Auto Industry

    Though fuel efficient cars may cost more up front, they are expected to significantly reduce the amount of money spent on ...
  15. What We Learned From The Last Oil Shock

    The last oil shock in the 1970s carries some valuable lessons for consumers facing a repeat today.
  16. Work Experience Vs. Education: Which Lands You The Best Job?

    It's a long running argument, and we look at all the angles to help you determine what's right for you.
  17. 5 Reasons To Save For A Big Mortgage Down Payment

    You may be anxious to buy a home, but taking time to save a large down payment has numerous advantages.
  18. Great Investors Not Named Buffett

    Warren Buffett deserves the praise he gets, but there are many other investors worthy of study.
  19. 6 Benefits Of Retiring Later

    Early retirement is a pipe dream for most Americans. But the reality is, there are some perks to stretching out the lifespan ...
  20. 5 Changes To Airline Rules You Need To Know

    Passenger rights advocates have been clamoring for the government to issue new rules to prevent airlines from abuses such ...
  21. Does A Second Family Income Make Financial Sense?

    Find out if the benefits of an extra income can outweigh the costs and inconvenience of having both partners away from home. ...
  22. 3 Reasons Why GM Is Better Than Ford

    GM CEO Daniel Akerson bought $1 million in stock on the open market May 11. That's just one of three reasons why GM is a ...
  23. 5 Crazy Corporate Valuations That Proved Too Low

    These companies once considered selling out at much lower valuation than the billions they're now worth.
  24. The Downside Of Cheap Vacation Properties

    Find out about the adverse trade-offs that come with getting a bargain on a vacation home.
  25. 8 Factors That Devalue A Good Home

    Whether you're listing your house or looking to buy, these factors should play a big part in valuing a property.
  26. New Small-Cap Oil ETF

    Check out a breakdown of the new small cap oil ETF that has begun trading.
  27. Store Credit Card Traps To Avoid

    Retail credit cards may seem like a good idea, but they can create enormous debt problems in the future.
  28. What The New Mortgage Lending Rules Really Mean

    Every mortgage rule change has consequences for borrowers, lenders, the housing market and the broader economy.
  29. How The Rich Got Richer

    Take a look at how the world's wealthiest people increased their fortunes over the past year.
  30. Buffett's Biggest Missteps

    Looking at the track record of this famously successful investor, it is clear that even keen investors can make the same ...
  31. How To Create A Real Estate Bidding War

    There are still many areas in the United States that are attractive enough to buyers that you can start a good, old-fashioned ...
  32. Why Gold Prices Keep Rising

    Gold has returned more than 120% over the last five years. Find out why some analysts think this investment still has room ...
  33. Top 6 Oil-Producing States

    Check out the U.S. states that produce the most barrels of crude oil each year.
  34. Are 529 College Savings Plans Right For You?

    The 529 College Savings Plan may be the most popular of its type, but does it fit your needs?
  35. Top 9 States With The Most Billionaires

    Have you ever wondered where in the United States the billionaires are living? You might be surprised at the answers.
  36. The 4 Safest Investments Right Now

    If you have money that you can't lose, these options are a low-risk solution to preserving principal.
  37. Retirees: Save Money On Your Long-Term Travel

    Learn tips for making your retirement travels affordable and enjoyable.
  38. The Economics Of Group Buying Sites

    Find out how these sites work, how they make money and how the deals affect the participating businesses.
  39. Pizza Stock Winners And Losers

    Some pizza makers are hot, while others are just getting burned.
  40. Is Warren Buffett Really A Value Investor?

    Warren Buffett has long been hailed as a value investor. But is that statement still accurate?
  41. 5 Bank Fees You May Not Know About

    Banking regulations have recently changed and fees are following suit.
  42. Why Social Media Isn't Like The Dotcom Boom

    Many investors see social media stocks as a bubble waiting to burst. Find out why they're wrong.
  43. 5 Myths About Personal Bankruptcy

    There are some persistent myths that hover over the process of bankruptcy that are either half-truths or completely false.
  44. The Lowest Foreclosure Rates In America

    Despite more foreclosures and a high unemployment rate, signs of life are emerging in the U.S. real estate market.
  45. What To Do If You Get Audited

    If you're in the minority of those that get audited, find out how to prepare and how to handle the process.
  46. The S&P Downgrade: What Does It Mean?

    Standard & Poor's downgraded the outlook on U.S. Treasuries from "stable" to "negative." We'll look at what this means ...
  47. People You Won't Believe Are Millionaires

    From an off-pitch singer to a professional caddy, these are some surprising millionaires.
  48. 6 Free Ways To Learn New Job Skills

    If you're not ready to make a big investment in your education, there are baby steps you can take to boost your marketable ...
  49. Vacation Destinations Affected By Natural Disasters

    Learn the details behind the lagging tourism in these once-bustling vacation destinations.
  50. The Truth About Insider Trading

    Allowing insider trading to go unchecked could hurt confidence in the system enough to hinder the economy in general.
Stock Analysis
  1. What's considered to be a good debt-to-income (DTI) ratio?

    Your debt-to-income ratio helps lenders determine your credit worthiness. Find out how to calculate your score and how to ...
  2. What is the difference between a loan and a line of credit?

    Learn to differentiate between lines of credit and standard loans, and determine when you are likely to use each method of ...
  3. What does a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) do?

    A CFO is responsible for accurate reporting of a company's financial information, investing the company's money and identifying ...
  4. How did George Soros break the Bank of England?

    George Soros pocketed $1 billion by betting against the British pound, cementing his reputation as the premier currency speculator ...
  5. What Is the Difference between Tier 1 Capital and Tier 2 Capital?

    Tier 1 capital is a bank's core capital, whereas tier 2 capital is a bank's supplementary capital.
  6. How is the stock market affected by Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

    Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales numbers are considered to be important indicators for stock market activity throughout ...
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