Eric Reed

Eric Reed is a freelance journalist who writes frequently on the subjects of career and travel. You can read more of his work at his website ThingsDangerous.com.

Recent Articles By The Author

When Are Taxes Due in 2019?

When Are Taxes Due in 2019?

We're midway through tax season. Here are the dates you need to know.

What Is Withholding and What Does It Mean in 2019?

What Is Withholding and What Does It Mean in 2019?

It hides in every single paycheck you get. It quietly takes a bite out of every dollar you earn. What the heck is withholding?

What is the National Debt Year By Year From 1790 to 2019?

What is the National Debt Year By Year From 1790 to 2019?

America's debt has (almost) always grown. Here's a quick tour through the centuries that shows why.

What Is Arbitrage and What Conditions Are Common to It?

What Is Arbitrage and What Conditions Are Common to It?

Arbitrage is a virtually risk-free way of making money as an investor. Of course, opportunities are rare and getting more so. Here's what it is...

How Long Should You Keep Your Tax Records?

How Long Should You Keep Your Tax Records?

How long should you keep that old 1040 around the house? A lot longer than you think...

What Is a Subsidiary and What Do You Need to Know When Starting One?

What Is a Subsidiary and What Do You Need to Know When Starting One?

Subsidiaries are essential to modern business practices. In fact, many firms do little more than hold a pile of downstream companies. Here's how all that works.

What Is an Interest Rate Swap and Why Would You Use It in 2019?

What Is an Interest Rate Swap and Why Would You Use It in 2019?

You may have heard people talk about "swaps" on the financial markets. Here's what they mean.

What Is Insider Trading and Are You Accidentally Doing It?

What Is Insider Trading and Are You Accidentally Doing It?

Insider trading is a serious crime that even most lawyers don't fully understand. Here's your start to figuring it out.

How to Get Out of a Lease

How to Get Out of a Lease

How can you get out of your lease? It's actually not impossible. If it's time to move but you still have eight months of rent to pay, start with these tips.

OPEC: What It Is, Members and Purpose in 2019

OPEC: What It Is, Members and Purpose in 2019

OPEC has claimed a reputation for dominating global oil markets. Is that true?