• How to Calculate Compound Interest

    Compounding the interest on a savings account can build a nice nest egg. Here's the formula.

    April 23, 2013 | Reference
  • What Is Predatory Lending?

    Unscrupulous lenders use deceptive practices to lock borrowers into unfavorable terms.

    April 16, 2013 | Reference
  • What is Capital Gains Tax?

    The government collects tax on any profit — or capital — made from selling assets. The capital gains tax rate is determined by several factors.

    April 10, 2013 | Reference
  • What is a REIT?

    A real estate investment trust (REIT) is essentially a mutual fund that invests in real estate.

    April 09, 2013 | Reference
  • Filing for Bankruptcy: Information, Benefits & Disadvantages

    Once considered a financial death sentence, bankruptcy has become a path to digging out from under mountains of debt.

    February 15, 2013 | Reference
  • What is PayPal?

    PayPal is one of the foremost online payment services, allowing buyers and sellers to make their transactions through a secure payment portal.

    February 14, 2013 | Reference
  • U.S. Savings Bonds: Low-Risk Investments

    U.S. savings bonds have long been regarded as one of the safest types of investments.

    February 05, 2013 | Reference
  • The Best Stock Software

    Ready to start keeping track of your investments online? Here's the best stock software to use.

    December 28, 2012 | Article
  • The Best Money Management Software

    Want to start keeping track of your finances online? Here are the best personal finance software products.

    December 27, 2012 | Article
  • What is a Good Credit Score?

    The higher your score, the more lenders will trust you to pay them back.

    December 17, 2012 | Reference