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  1. 7 Steps To Start Investing Safely

    Do you want to start investing, but don’t want to take on too much risk? Find out how to start investing safely.
  2. CEO Benefits You Wish You Had

    CEOs get many perks that the workers beneath them could only dream of. Here is a list of common CEO benefits as well as the ...
  3. 7 Expenses You Can Ditch In Retirement

    You get to save on some significant expenses when you retire, leaving more money to do the things you want.
  4. The Cheapest Canadian Cities To Buy A House

    Canada's housing market didn't suffer like its struggling neighbors to the south, but there are still great deals to be had. ...
  5. The 6 Phases Of A Foreclosure

    For many, foreclosure is still a real possibility. Make sure you're prepared and know the steps.
  6. 6 Hidden Government Revenue Streams

    You may be well aware of the tax dollars the government withholds from your paycheck, but this isn't the only way your income ...
  7. Do Cannes Winners Cash In?

    It may be the most prestigious film festival and competition in the world, but does winning Cannes lead to winning at the ...
  8. Why Networks Love Reality TV

    It seems as if reality TV shows have been dominating the networks as of late - but why are these shows so appealing to TV ...
  9. Stage Your Home Like a Pro For Free

    Find out ways you can stage your home to appeal to more buyers, so your home will stand out from the competition.
  10. Investing In Scandinavia

    The Scandinavian region is often overlooked from an investment perspective, but it shouldn't be.
  11. Sin Stocks: The Natural Choice

    Human nature compels people to undertake risky behavior, and it seems to have created a value opportunity with Vector Group. ...
  12. Flip This Resume

    Learn to spin the information on a mediocre resume into something positive.
  13. Why You Don't Need A Real Estate Agent

    While there are times when a real estate agent earns the commission, there are other times when you can do it yourself.
  14. The Value Of A "Useless" Degree

    Think a humanities degree will leave you penniless? Think again.
  15. Blame It On Secretariat

    Winning a race like the Kentucky Derby is a major coup for any thoroughbred, but there's more to the business than running ...
  16. Navigating The Hotel Star System

    Three stars, four stars, gold star, who star? Sometimes the hotel star system can seem as wacky as a Dr. Seuss book.
  17. 6 Investment Styles: Which Fits You?

    How you invest is just as important as what you buy. Find out which style is right for you, and how to follow it.
  18. Investing In Brazil 101

    Brazil is well positioned for future growth, and luckily for investors, it also has a very liberal investing climate.
  19. National Debt: Who Pays?

    There's a huge national debt being left behind for future generations, but what have past administrations done to lessen ...
  20. 7 Hot Hybrids: Will They Save You Money On Gas?

    Buyers may gravitate toward hybrids to save money at the pump, but few models are actually cost effective at current gas ...
  21. 8 Popular Post-Retirement Jobs

    Whether it's out of financial necessity or to combat boredom, an increasing number of seniors are taking on post-retirement ...
  22. How Not To Become A Millionaire

    Everywhere we look, millionaires are trying to push their methods of financial accumulation on us. But are they effective? ...
  23. Buying A Home: Brand New Vs. Fixer-Upper

    We check out the advantages of each of these options, and look at the issues involved with a fixer-upper.
  24. 5 Reasons Young Investors Should Trade Options

    Options get a bad rap. Find out why these financial instruments are ideal for young investors.
  25. 8 Signs Of A Real Estate Rebound

    Wondering when prices will start to turn around in your area? We'll show you how to get in the know.
  26. The Most "Wasteful" Industries

    Some industries require a lot more input to produce their product, and investors should be aware of the impact.
  27. 5 Online Brokerages With Great Deals

    Find out which online brokerage firms are currently offering the best deals for opening a new account.
  28. How To Attract Investors For Your Small Business

    Many businesses rely on venture capital in order to get off the ground. These tips will bring you closer to your grand opening! ...
  29. For Athletes, Is There Life After Sports?

    Find out what athletes often do when they retire.
  30. 6 Outrageous Political Earmarks

    Congress recently failed to adopt a ban on all earmarks. Find out why this type of funding is so controversial, and where ...
  31. Travel By Buying Power

    Looking to score a cheap vacation this summer? Find out where you will get the most bang for your U.S. buck.
  32. Lipstick And The Stock Market: Connection?

    We test the theory that lipstick sales thrive during an economic downturn.
  33. McDonald's: A History Of Innovation

    This company opened its first franchise on April 15 55 years ago. Without it, fast food just wouldn't be the same.
  34. Measuring The "Oprah Effect"

    An endorsement from Oprah can cause a small business to become an overnight success story.
  35. 6 Budget Must-Haves

    No matter how much money you have, there are six components that you must have in your budget to weather any financial storm. ...
  36. Should You Have A Business Partner?

    What are the advantages of having a business partner? What are the advantages of doing it yourself?
  37. The Greatest Stock Picker Of All Time?

    Get to know some of the best stock pickers, their strategies and how they got their starts.
  38. Movie Genres That Make The Most Money

    Success in Hollywood isn't just measured by ticket sales - development costs play a large part, too.
  39. Experienced Investors: Older And Wiser, Or Just Older?

    Find out how these famous investors have fared as they've aged.
  40. The Economics Of Summer Blockbuster Movies

    Summer movie season can be a major money maker for big studios, especially if they can produce a smash-hit.
  41. Countries Sanctioned By The U.S. - And Why

    America's power to influence and impede trade and immigration goes far beyond the military's reach.
  42. Fixer-Upper House: Is it Worth It?

    The "handyman special" that seems like a great deal can quickly become a money pit. Find out which repairs are most likely ...
  43. Odd eBay Sales

    Whether you need a ghost in a jar or a celebrity-owned socks, eBay can hook you up.
  44. How U.S. Policy Affects Other Countries' Tax Rates

    U.S. tax policies don't just affect our own economy - many times, the entire world is influenced.
  45. China Vs. The U.S.: A Race To The Top

    Wherever China does not have the lead already, it has embarked on virtually unprecedented efforts to get there.
  46. Recall Recoil: Will Toyota Recover?

    A product recall can decimate a stock in some cases, and have hardly any impact in others. What's the difference?
  47. The Sales Commission Dilemma

    These professionals' interests may not always align with your own. Find out how to protect yourself.
  48. 4 Cup and Handle Patterns To Watch

    These stocks have set up in this classic pattern, suggesting that they could break higher.
  49. Top 7 Myths About Starting A Business

    Don't let these myths stop you from reaching your entrepreneurial dreams.
  50. 6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

    Social networking can be a valuable job-search tool and a serious liability. Find out how to keep Facebook from ruining your ...
Stock Analysis
  1. What is a good annual return for a mutual fund?

    Learn the key factors that determine if a mutual fund's return is "good" for you and your needs?
  2. How are industrial goods different from consumer goods?

    Understand the difference between industrial goods and consumer goods, and learn the different types of industrial goods ...
  3. What causes inflation, and does anyone gain from it?

    In this article, we will examine the fundamental factors behind inflation, different types of inflation and who benefits ...
  4. What is the difference between a buy-side analyst and a sell-side analyst?

    The main difference between a buy-side analyst and sell-side analyst is the type of firm that employs them and the people ...
  5. Who are Target's (TGT) main competitors?

    In the battle of discount retailers, Target's biggest rivals include Walmart and Costco.
  6. How Are Global and International Funds Different?

    In English, 'global' and 'international' tend to be used interchangeably—hence the confusion.
Hot Definitions
  1. Trustee

    A person or firm that holds or administers property or assets for the benefit of a third party. A trustee may be appointed ...
  2. Gross Domestic Product - GDP

    GDP is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period, ...
  3. Debt/Equity Ratio

    The D/E ratio indicates how much debt a company is using to finance its assets relative to the value of shareholders’ equity.
  4. Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)

    A security that tracks an index, a commodity or a basket of assets like an index fund, but trades like a stock on an exchange.
  5. Net Present Value - NPV

    Net Present Value (NPV) is the difference between the present value of cash inflows and the present value of cash outflows ...
  6. Return On Equity - ROE

    The amount of net income returned as a percentage of shareholders equity. Return on equity measures a corporation's profitability ...
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