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How to Calculate IRR and How it Compares to ROI

Across all types of investments, return on investment (ROI) is more common than internal rate of return (IRR), largely...

Dollar Cost Averaging: What It Is & How It Works

Dollar-cost averaging, or DCA, is an investment strategy that tries to minimize your risks by making multiple purchases...

Business Resource: 30+ Ways to Save Money, Improve Cash Flow, & Reduce Taxes

In today’s competitive environment, information is power. With these 30 tips, you'll have the beginnings of a...

Inflation: Definition, Types, Causes, Benefits

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is used to determine the rate of growth of consumer prices, better known as inflation....

Currency Risk: What Is It?

Many U.S. investors never consider the impact that changes in foreign exchange rates can have on their investments....

Commodities Trading: Investing in Water

Like gold and silver, water is a commodity—and it happens to be a rather scare commodity.

Commodities Trading: Investing in Silver

Silver is the second most-common precious metal. It's an important industrial metal used in the electrical,...

Commodities Trading: Investing in Gold

Commodities trading (or investing) is the buying and selling raw materials such as agricultural products, livestock and...

Building Long-Term Wealth with Stock Dividends

A dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company's earnings. Companies can choose to regularly reward their...

Investing in Bonds: Portfolio Diversification, Market Size, Credit Rating

According to the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the global bond market was worth $126.9...

Notable People in History Podcast

Come along with me and explore the lives of Archimedes, Autherine Lucy, Abraham Lincoln, Cleopatra, Thomas Edison, Harriet Tubman, Galileo Galilei, Madeleine Albright, Albert Einstein, Wangari Maathai, Ctesibius, Valentina Tereshkova, Chiune Sugihara, … and others who’ve greatly influenced society.

Euclid of Alexandria: Mathematician & Author of Elements

In this week's Notable People in History podcast, we’ll take a look at the life of Euclid, the Greek mathematician, who lived and taught in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I. He’s often referred to as the “Father of Geometry.”