How to Calculate the Unemployment Rate

How to Calculate the Unemployment Rate

Knowing how to calculate the unemployment rate can give you a better grip on the state of the U.S. economy. Learn how to use the unemployment rate formula, what the different categories of unemployment are and about the surveys the U.S. uses for their calculation.

How Much Money Has Bill Gates Made Over Time?

How Much Money Has Bill Gates Made Over Time?

Bill Gates has been a billionaire for over three decades. How did he get that first billion, and how much is he worth now?

What Are Home Improvement Loans and How Do You Get One?

What Are Home Improvement Loans and How Do You Get One?

A home improvement loan can help add value to your home - if you know what you're doing.

How to Write a Letter of Recommendation in 5 Steps

How to Write a Letter of Recommendation in 5 Steps

Learn how to write a recommendation letter. It not only benefits the recipient, it makes you look good, too!

What Is Equity in Finance, Accounting and Real Estate?

What Is Equity in Finance, Accounting and Real Estate?

Everything you need to know answering what is equity, home, owner's, stock and shareholder equity and how to calculate equity.

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch Has 4 Tips to Getting a Promotion

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch Has 4 Tips to Getting a Promotion

From junior engineer to CEO and Chairman, Welch knows a thing or two about moving up at a company.

How to Make a Fortune Like Microsoft Billionaire Founder Bill Gates

How to Make a Fortune Like Microsoft Billionaire Founder Bill Gates

We've got the tips and tricks to grow your fortune. Though, disclaimer - you might not reach Gates' $91.3 billion net worth.

Preferred Stock & Common Stock: What's the Difference?

Preferred Stock & Common Stock: What's the Difference?

Not sure which way to go? Learn the difference between common stocks and preferred stocks before making your decision.

How to Buy a Stock

How to Buy a Stock

There are five ways to place a stock order. Learn how to buy a stock using the best type of stock order for your investing (or trading) needs.

How to Open a Brokerage Account

How to Open a Brokerage Account

Before you buy your first stock, you'll need to open a brokerage account. Learn how to open a brokerage account and how to find the best broker for you.