Personal Finance : Business & Finance
A quote on the Kyle Designs website states that "being a nurse is not just a job, it's an adventure." The members of the registered nurse community, the largest healthcare occupation in the country according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, set out on that adventure daily, caring for patients
The price of Metabolix, Inc. (MBLX) stock jumped $0.56 (or +52.34%) to $1.63, after company reported that it has launched Mvera(TM) B5011, a new film grade resin that allows for production of compostable, and highly ...
Following up the legal name change after a divorce can be a joy or a pain. Whether you're excited to be moving on or saddened by the change, the list of people and places to update can feel intimidating and hard to prioritize. Fortunately for most people, the first step is easily identified and simp
An unemployed worker faces a choice between seeking a new job with his existing skills or seeking additional training and education to make getting a job more likely in the future. But unemployed college applicants face a number of hurdles, just one of which is the high cost of tuition at most colle
Many people get confused between Iraqi dinar and Kuwaiti dinar. The valuation of both the currencies is different. Many people look for dinar investment as a mode of savings for the future. It has become ...
Since individual retirement accounts (IRAs) exist to fund retirement, the rules discourage early withdrawals by imposing substantial tax penalties on them. The regulations for both traditional and Roth IRAs specify that you must be at least age 59½ before you can start regular withdrawals, ac
Shopping smart by buying used goods is a great way to have a good wardrobe without spending a lot of money. There are many great finds at thrift stores if you just know the best bargains and best days to go. Many thrift stores have sale days, are willing to barter for a lower price, and may give sto
FX (Foreign Exchange) and Futures trading is a risky business. Most speculators lose money trading currency and derivatives contracts before they even realise what went wrong! Well, if learning to make money trading FX and ...
It is up to the consumer to be sure that his credit report contains accurate information. TransUnion is one of the three major credit reporting agencies in the United States, and it has procedures in place to help you dispute any items on your credit report that you feel are incorrect. You can dispu
There are a number of times when an individual might need to send money to El Salvador or another far off location. Those with family members living or working in El Salvador might need to send funds to those relatives. Family members and friends vacationing in El Salvador might need to have money w
Federal and state laws do not prevent banks from closing bank accounts. Financial institutions close accounts for a variety of reasons. Account holders are sometimes unable to reopen accounts at a particular bank depending on the reason for the closure. Accounts are closed for reasons such as accoun
When you apply for Social Security benefits, expect your monthly check to replace 40 percent of your preretirement income, according to the Social Security Administration. Because financial advisers estimate that as a retiree, you need 70 percent of preretirement income to live in the manner in whic
Now that 2010 has begun, people across the country will make pledges to change or alter their behavior in the New Year. However, instead of making a resolution to visit the gym more often or ...
Cancer remains one of the most prevalent diseases in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, one half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. With new advances being made in cancer treatment, cancer p
Alimony or maintenance payments result from a court order or settlement during the divorce process. Although in some cases the separation and support payments occur amicably, in many cases alimony payments represent the most contentious aspect of the divorce proceedings. The spouse can receive alimo
A 403b plan, named after the applicable Internal Revenue Code section, is a tax-deferred retirement program for employees of public schools and some tax-exempt organizations. Your employer can confirm whether it offers a plan and if you are eligible to participate. When you leave the employer with w