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  1. 10 Resume Red Flags

    You may think you have a strong resume, but if you are including these surprising red-flag items, you may not even make it ...
  2. The 7 Most Universal Job Skills

    As the unemployment rate hovers around 10%, learn what skills you need to avoid becoming part of the statistic.
  3. The 10 Most Common Tax-Filing Mistakes

    Be sure to double check your federal income tax return for these common mistakes that could cost you time and money.
  4. The Dark Side Of Debt Collection

    Debt collectors are becoming more aggressive, and have found "legal" ways to function outside the law. Know your rights and ...
  5. Careers in Crisis: Three Industries Hit Hardest By Job Losses

    The entire nation is suffering from unemployment headaches, but some industries are hurting worse than others.
  6. 6 Ways To Steal Her Heart - Without Breaking The Bank

    There's nothing like a romantic proposal to sweep a girl off her feet. Here are six ways to make a major impression on a ...
  7. Hybrid Battery Plays

    With energy conservation and efficiency becoming a top priority, the shift to more hybrid vehicles is almost assured.
  8. How Money Makes The Economy Move

    This simple example shows how central banks expand the money supply, and why the money supply must grow for the GDP to grow.
  9. 7 States With No Income Tax

    These states impose no income tax on residents, but will putting down new roots really save you money?
  10. 6 Famous Prenup Screw-Ups

    If you make big money, a prenuptial agreement is serious business. Unfortunately for these big-wigs, they didn't take it ...
  11. Audit Stories You Won't Believe

    Take comfort: Even if you do get audited, you'll have an easier time that these unlucky taxpayers.
  12. How To Profit From An Inefficient Market

    Yes, it is possible to consistently beat the stock market.
  13. 11 Tax Deductions You Can't Actually Write Off

    These are some of the most common tax write-offs that you can't really claim.
  14. The 8 Best Bank Perks

    Many banks are now offering free perks to entice new customers.
  15. Consulting Companies Look Promising

    It might be time to start investing in the business of guiding business.
  16. 6 Ways To Find Your Dream Job

    Find out what job you really want to do and tips for getting there.
  17. Millionaires With The Most Bankruptcies

    These celebrities made a lot and lost a lot - sometimes several times over. Find out who they are.
  18. Self-Serve Kiosks: The Payoff Is Huge

    Big things are happening in self-serve. Here's what investors can do to benefit.
  19. Honeywell's Free Cash Flow Conversion

    Honeywell's high level of free cash flow makes the stock as sweet as its name.
  20. Should Insider Trading Be Legal?

    Insider trading has become a hot-button issue. Here are some of the pros and cons to making it legal.
  21. 5 Strange New Ways To Invest

    These new investment vehicles could be for you if you are feeling burned by the recession.
  22. The Spend-Every-Penny Retirement Plan

    If your goal is to enjoy every cent you've worked so hard to save, here are some tips on how to spend it all without running ...
  23. 9 Careers On The Way Out

    Some careers have gone away due to technology, advances in productivity and conservation efforts.
  24. 10 Things to Know About 1031 Exchanges

    Real estate swaps grow popular, but traps are many. Beware new rules on vacation homes.
  25. Selma Chalk Is No Slouch For Natural Gas

    The Selma Chalk is being actively developed, although the formation gets almost no attention from the press or investors. ...
  26. 5 Famous Tax Cheats

    These five famous Americans tried to dodge the taxman and got caught. Find out who they were and what they owed.
  27. New Baby, New Tax Break

    Delivering a new baby also delivers a $1,000 child tax credit - and that's just the start!
  28. 5 Ways To Cut Your Cable Bill

    The cost of cable keeps climbing, but that doesn't mean you have to pay more satisfy your TV cravings.
  29. 6 Reasons To Make A Lateral Career Move

    Making a lateral career move could be the best move you make. Find out when it's worth moving over when you can't move up.
  30. Buying The World A Coke Through Its Bottlers

    Coke may be a classic portfolio play, but its international bottlers are where the action is.
  31. Six Jobs Paying $35 (Or More) Per Hour

    Looking for a high-paying job? These six pay above $35 per hour.
  32. Live A Rich Retirement Or Leave A Legacy?

    Should you dine on caviar or put Tom Jr. through college? Here are some guidelines for making this tough decision.
  33. Newly Divorced? How To File Your Taxes

    Divorce is a rough transition. Make the tax changes as easy as possible with these tips.
  34. 7 Tips For Tidying Up Your Credit Score

    Fixing a damaged credit score isn't the hardest thing to do, but it does require some dedication.
  35. 5 Overpaid Jobs

    Looking at whether someone else could do the same job for less pay, we find some surprising overpaid jobs.
  36. The S&P Alternatives

    Mixing up the S&P 500 can achieve great results.
  37. The Best 401(k) Moves Right Now

    Whether you've been out or in the market lately, the health of your 401(k) is vital.
  38. Frozen Pizza: A Sizzling Investment

    As long as Americans are pressed for time and money, frozen pizza is likely to remain a staple. Find out how to cash in on ...
  39. Six-Figure Jobs You Don't Have To Go To College For

    Can you make an elite salary with a basic education? Yes you can!
  40. Freebies From Your Health Insurance Company

    Whether your goal is to lose weight, quit smoking or just take overall better care of yourself you may have a surprising ...
  41. Berkshire Hathaway For The Next Decade

    At the current price, Berkshire shares look set for another market-beating decade.
  42. The Best Stocks Of 2009

    Investors who owned the best performing S&P 500 stocks were richly rewarded in 2009.
  43. Celebrity Recession: Stars Who've Lost It All

    Not even celebrities were immune to the economic downturn of the past year. See who fell and why.
  44. A Review Of Defense Stocks

    2010 could be a good year for defense stocks. Find out why.
  45. The Future Of Green Technology Investing

    Other endeavors may be experiencing a credit crunch, but investing in energy conservation, sustainable energy and resource ...
  46. A Look Back At The Marvel-Disney Deal

    Cutesy meets edgy in an interesting marriage.
  47. Fast Food Stocks In Review

    Although fast food companies were a mixed bag in 2009, there are still several strong players to choose from.
  48. $1 Million: Does It Still Mean You're Rich?

    Being a millionaire used to mean you were on top of the world, but now it means you're still climbing the ladder.
  49. Even Millionaires Go Bankrupt

    It shouldn't shock people that millionaires go bankrupt. Once you become a millionaire, there are a million ways to lose ...
  50. The Best IPOs Of 2009

    Chinese companies stole the show in the initial public offering market in 2009, making some lucky (or smart) investors very ...
Stock Analysis
  1. Which countries have the highest tariffs?

    Find out which countries have the most restrictive import tariffs on international products, based on data collected by the ...
  2. What are some examples of expansionary monetary policy?

    Learn about expansionary monetary policy and how central banks use discount rates, reserve ratios and purchases of securities ...
  3. What is the difference between earnings and profit?

    Read about the differences between a company's earnings and its profit, and learn how the gap between earnings and profit ...
  4. Are dividends considered an asset?

    Find out why dividends are considered an asset for investors, but a liability for the company that issued them. Learn the ...
  5. How do I use the IRS Free File tax forms?

    Free File is a way for taxpayers to prepare and file their federal taxes online for free.
  6. What's the smallest number of shares I can buy?

    When buying stocks, many would say the smallest number of shares that an investor can purchase is one, but the real answer ...
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  3. Compound Annual Growth Rate - CAGR

    The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is the mean annual growth rate of an investment over a specified period of time longer ...
  4. Capital Asset Pricing Model - CAPM

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    A metric used in capital budgeting measuring the profitability of potential investments.
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