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  1. Steve Jobs: Legacy Of A Tech Guru

    We look at the legacy of Steve Jobs and how his financial success and tech innovation helped shape the world.
  2. Top 5 Ways To Legally Cut Out Cable

    With the cost of cable expected to continue rising, it's time to figure out whether you actually need it.
  3. How Technology Can Save You Money

    These technological advances are great ways to organize your personal finances.
  4. What We Can Learn From Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs was one of the greatest minds of our time. We look at his finest accomplishments and the lessons his legacy leaves ...
  5. The Big Play In Pollution Control

    As the world grapples with growing pollution and environmental concerns, the mitigation industry stands to profit. For investors, ...
  6. PPD Goes Private

    PPD's acceptance of a low buyout bid raises questions about the CRO industry.
  7. How Will Bank Regulation Affect British Banks?

    We look at the proposed changes to Britain's banking system, and see whether it will be able to stay competitive.
  8. Why Are Consumers Paying The Same For Smaller Portions?

    Food portions of some products are getting smaller, but we are paying the same price. Find out why.
  9. Top 5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Problem Renters

    Renting seems like the perfect way to mitigate the costs of an extra home that won’t sell; the intended course of action ...
  10. 3 Worst Rogue Traders In History

    A look at the worst rogue traders in banking history and what their unauthorized trading really cost the banks.
  11. What To Do When The Government Wants Your Land

    Find out how the government evaluates your land, what your options are and how to get the most from it.
  12. History's Largest Pay-Per-View Buy Rates

    Punch in the face, anyone? If you're about to generate a few million in earnings, a black eye doesn't seem so bad.
  13. Top 12 Personal Finance Websites

    These are personal financial websites that offer the users value. It could help you find the information you need.
  14. Top 6 Jobs That Don't Require Degrees

    College isn't for everyone. If you'd rather learn on the job instead of in the classroom, here are some of the best jobs ...
  15. Top 15 Interview Tips For Students

    All that work on your resume paid off, and now it's interview time. Here are tips to help you grace it with confidence and ...
  16. Top 12 Things Not To Put On Your Resume

    Landing a job is tough enough without the added disadvantage of material that should've been left out.
  17. Top 5 Ways To Make Your Credit Card Work For You

    The best investors know that either they work for their money or their money works for them.
  18. The 3 Highest Yielding Defense Stocks

    Despite challenges, the largest defense firms will remain an integral part of the defense industry and possess yields that ...
  19. Top 4 Things To Know About The Last Double-Dip Recession

    The financial media and investors are haunted with the prospect of a double-dip recession. We look to the past to see if ...
  20. Top 5 Easy Saving Tips

    Saving is not something that just happens, it needs to be planned and tracked as part of a financial budget.
  21. Online Or Campus Study: What's The Better Option?

    Find out how employer's view these degrees and get some tips on where to go for an online degree.
  22. Top 5 Underestimated Retirement Expenses

    These expenses are common in nearly everyone's retirement, yet few people properly save to meet these needs.
  23. Odyssey Leads Investors On Treasure Hunt

    Can investors find buried treasure with Odyssey Marine Exploration's shipwreck-exploration business?
  24. Why Do Companies Print Coupons?

    Coupons save customers money, but there's also a lot in it for the company.
  25. Top Ways To Profit From Storage Auctions

    Here are some extremely valuable tips to help you become an expert at finding deals at storage auctions.
  26. Top 4 Portfolio Management Tips For Retirees

    Your investment choices need to change with your lifestyle, and this includes retirement.
  27. What Causes Bubbles?

    A look at how asset bubbles are formed according to different schools of thought.
  28. 5 Worst U.S. Housing Markets

    If you are looking for a house, these tough markets might provide good prices and flexible sellers.
  29. Why Today's "Recession" Tops The Great Depression

    The financial, labor and economic statistics show the current recession is worse than most people think.
  30. Could Platinum Be Better Than Gold?

    As gold has risen and reached parity with platinum, the white metal could be one of the best values in the precious metals ...
  31. Should You Cash Out When You Refinance?

    If you want to cash out, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
  32. The Pros And Cons Of Going Abroad For Your MBA

    The U.S. maye dominate business school rankings, but there are many opportunities abroad.
  33. 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Sovereign Debt Defaults

    Sovereign debt defaults are scary, but should they be? They are actually more common than you think.
  34. Why Britain Withdrew From The ERM

    Britain may have dodged a bullet, but it certainly was not an innocent bystander and still managed to become collateral damage. ...
  35. Top Tips For Exchanging Money

    Take these tips to heart to avoid wasting money when you exchange currencies.
  36. Is Taking Out A HELOC Right For You?

    Assuming you have enough equity to qualify, taking out a HELOC might be a good financial move.
  37. The History Of Greek Sovereign Debt Defaults

    This isn't the first time Greece has been in financial trouble. Here's a brief history of the country's money woes.
  38. Top 5 Things Men Spend Money On

    How do men spend their disposable income and why do they buy the things they buy?
  39. Get More Than An Education In Student Housing REITs

    With college enrollment continuing to rise and inadequate on-campus student housing affecting many universities, long-term ...
  40. Market Volatility, Weak Economy Delay Major IPOs

    These outside factors can delay and affect IPOs when they are finally listed on a stock exchange.
  41. Top Celebrity Investors And What They're Invested In

    These celebs use their big bucks to invest in worthwhile ventures and make themselves even richer.
  42. Do You Need An MBA To Climb The Corporate Ladder?

    Find out how an MBA helps your business career and whether you really need one.
  43. Top Perks Warren Buffett Gets When Purchasing Equities

    Learn about the many investment perks that Buffett enjoys and the rest of us can only try to imagine.
  44. Why Consumer Confidence Matters

    As consumer spending is a dominant component of the U.S. economy, how consumers feel about the economy can become self-fulfilling.
  45. 8 Guerilla Marketing Tips For Small Businesses

    These cost-effective marketing strategies can help take your business to the next level.
  46. Top 6 Websites For Finding Financial Stats

    These websites are among the best for you to find financial information on a variety of topics.
  47. Royal Dutch Shell Strategy Update

    Royal Dutch Shell held its twice a year strategy update and is well along in meeting goals set out in 2010.
  48. Countries With The Highest Taxes

    If you thought your taxes as an American were high, think again. Here's a list of the top five countries with the highest ...
  49. Is The Stock Market Really Worth Your Money?

    The S&P's 0.00% change over the past three years will make you wonder whether your money's in the right place.
  50. The Cost Of Ignoring Termites

    Termites can cause serious damage and are a threat that should be insured against through regular maintenance and treatment.
Stock Analysis
  1. What Is a Pitchfork Indicator & How Do I Use It?

    The technical indicator known as Andrew's Pitchfork is rarely used by novice traders.
  2. What is PMI, and does everyone need to pay it?

    No – PMI is only required of those who can't make a 20% down payment on the home they're purchasing.
  3. Why is the 1982 AT&T breakup considered one of the most successful spinoffs in history?

    Find out why the breakup of AT&T into a number of spinoffs called the Baby Bells was one of the most successful spinoffs ...
  4. How does the required rate of return affect the price of a stock, in terms of the Gordon growth model?

    Find out how a change in the required rate of return adjusts the price an investor is willing to pay for a stock. Learn about ...
  5. What is the difference between the cost of capital and required return?

    Take a look at the primary conceptual differences between an investor's required rate of return and an issuing company's ...
  6. What's the difference between the production cost and the manufacturing cost?

    Learn more about fixed and variable expenses incurred by businesses. Find out how production and manufacturing costs impact ...
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