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5 Super-Rich Americans Who Started Out Super-Poor

Time and again, talented, enterprising and hardworking Americans have shown that great successes

Bear Market Survival: 5 Safe Stock Traits to Look For

Two bear markets in three years. How much more of this can we take? 

Those slumps (a

2012 Tax Law Changes Affecting Your 401(k) and IRA

In case you haven't noticed what your wallet has been trying to tell you, the cost of living has

The DOs and DON'Ts of Starting Your Own Business

One of the most valuable assets any startup can have in its portfolio is good advice from those

Choosing Your Legal Status: What Kind of Business Are You?

Starting a business is both exciting and terrifying.

First, there's finding the

The Dirtiest Word I Know in Finance

There are a lot of dirty words in the financial dictionary --

Who Really Profits from Your iTunes Downloads?

Pete Townshend, The Who's legendary guitarist, made headlines recently when he called iTunes a "

3 Warning Signs Your Stocks are in Trouble

You can be the best stock-picker in the world, but still lose

4 Investing Tricks You Won't Believe Are Legal

Some of the most successful investors have developed very effective

Is Your Bank in Trouble? Here's How to Find Out

What happens when a not-so-stable bank finds itself on our list of banks that could fail?

How Our Aging Brain Affects Our Financial Decisions

You probably remember the Beatles' famous lament “will you still need me, will you still feed me

Why Gold Is Safer Than Your Savings Account

The United States has become a nation of savers.

Where once the

A 33-Year-Old's Guide to Retirement Planning

You might think a young couple with a new baby would be concerned with every financial worry

Could Foreign Ownership Ruin the English Premier League Forever?

Soccer is the world’s most popular sport and the English Premier League (EPL) is the top soccer

The Business of College Bowl Game Sponsorships

Gloved hands around a frosty beer. The smell of slow-cooking chili. Painted faces chanting fight

Why a Dollar Isn't Always Worth a Dollar

We're so used to carrying and exchanging the American dollar bill, we rarely take a moment to

Forex for Beginners

Before investing in the foreign exchange (forex) market, you need to know the following basics

Craigslist: 3 Used Treasures to Look For, 3 Duds to Avoid

Need a kitchen table, a road bike or an acoustic guitar? You could browse the big box stores and

6 New Behavioral Strategies to Curb Your Spending in 2012

If you find yourself continually overspending, you are not alone. Americans are seemingly

Strikeout: 6 Wildly Expensive Athlete Divorces

It's all fun and games until somebody takes a mistress. Or five.

Celebrity gossip is all

Attention Landlords: Don't Miss These 2011 Tax Deductions

Despite the lingering bad taste in our mouths from the subprime

Start Investing with Just $100

Only have $100 to invest? That's not a problem. You only need enough to buy just one share of

Employees Wanted: 10 Middle-Class Jobs That Are Actually Growing

Where did all the jobs go? And where did all the good jobs go?

It's a question

NYU Professor Predicts Bankruptcies with 72% Accuracy

Bombay. Linens 'n Things. Circuit City.

These firms were ill-equipped to handle the duel

5 Common Sense Lotto Realities Everyone Ignores

With jackpots reaching the hundreds of millions, there is little doubt that a lottery

My Favorite Ways to Own Silver Today

It's the best electrical conductor of any metal, and may soon replace the lithium-ion in

50 Quotes from the Wealthiest Man in America

Bill Gates once told his professors at Harvard that he would be a millionaire by the age of 30.

11 Amateur Contests with Big Money Prizes

Whether it's for the funniest joke, the best tasting apple pie or the fastest commute home, 

50 Quotes from the Genius Behind Apple