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#1860 Is a Robo-Advisor Always the Most Cost-Effective Choice?

Author: Matthew Harris

The robo-advisor is the shiny new investment management tool. It is almost perfect for some investors. But let's pull back the curtain a bit and examine the true costs of a robo-advisor (or digital/automated advisor). Costs can be measured in dollars as well as in personal and emotional expenditu... see more

#1858 How Americans Can Apply For European MBA Programs

Author: Andrew Smith

Studying for an MBA in Europe is a fantastic idea for Americans looking for a career boost. With the potential to learn or perfect a second language and study with people from all over the globe, students graduate with the foundation for an international career.This article examines the ap... see more

#1854 Asset Builder: Is This Robo-Advisor Right for You?

Author: Ethan Davis

Is robo-advisor Asset Builder worth it? The short answer is, 'it depends.' If you're a do-it-yourselfer passive investor, you probably don't need Asset Builder. As long as you can assess your risk tolerance, choose a diversified basket of low fee index funds and rebalance your portfolio every yea... see more

#1847 Finance Vs. Economics Masters Vs. MBA

Author: Matthew Taylor

For many individuals looking to advance their career in business, earning an MBA may seem like an obvious way to get ahead. But if you work in the world of finance or economics, you'll have to decide whether getting a specialized degree in one of these two specialties might be a better alternativ... see more

#1844 8 Ways To Save Up $1,000 Before Black Friday

Author: Daniel Taylor

You might already be salivating over leaked Black Friday mailers showcasing discounts upwards of 50 percent off retail prices., but before mentally committing to a shopping spree, it's important to ask yourself the question: Have I saved enough money for Black Friday? If not, it'... see more

#1837 What Does It Cost to Retire in Alaska?

Author: Jacob Smith

For many Americans, the thought of retirement is synonymous with sunny locales, golf courses, beaches and tennis courts. While hordes of retirees flock to places such as Florida, Arizona and Las Vegas, a growing contingency is heading in the opposite direction. These trailblazers are living out t... see more

#1835 For Financial Independence, Forget the McMansion

Author: Christopher Harris

Being financially independent sounds like a dream life – sitting at home, reading on a beach or being a stay-at-home mom are all better alternatives to commuting an hour a day in heavy traffic to listen to Sue talk about her totally awesome weekend. Achieving financial independence means having... see more

#1822 What's the Cheapest Airfare Really?

Author: Matthew Taylor

Although Frontier Airlines has gotten a lot of publicity in the past month for simplifying its fare structure and lowering its cheapest fares by an average of 12%, it also changed some baggage-checking fees: It now charges passengers buying its cheapest air fares $50 to carry on a bag, if the ri... see more

#1812 5 Good Habits Every Entrepreneur Needs

Author: Daniel Smith

An entrepreneur organizes and manages an enterprise such as a business, normally taking on a large amount of risk in the process. In essence, an entrepreneur creates a company or other type of organization that directly employs other people and organizes them toward the achievement of a common go... see more

#1807 How Elon Musk Became Elon Musk

Author: Matthew Harris

Visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk is the co-founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors (TSLA), and SolarCity (SCTY), and is the founder of SpaceX. His astounding success has given rise to comparisons to the likes of Steve Jobs, Howard Hughes, Henry Ford, and Bill Gates. Amid an often difficult childhood, Mus... see more

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