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Fitch Solutions — Credit Ratings, Research & Analytics Trusted By 90% of the World’s Top Investors

Fitch Solutions: Credit Ratings & Research Trusted by Top Investors

In a Nutshell: If it weren’t for credit rating agencies like Fitch Ratings, the world of global finance would be far more bewildering than it already is. Founded more than a century ago,... read more »
By: Adam West, 4/19/2017
Sedo Turns Domain Ownership Into an Investment Opportunity Through the World’s Largest Web Address Marketplace

Sedo Turns Domain Ownership Into an Investment Opportunity

In a Nutshell: Buying a web domain might seem like an unconventional investment strategy, but numerous opportunities exist for trading online addresses. Sedo, the world’s largest domain... read more »
By: Adam West, 4/18/2017
$137.6B Returned to Investors — The Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) Protects Millions of Investors Against Brokerage Firm Bankruptcies

SIPC Protects Millions of Investors Against Brokerage Firm Bankruptcies

In a Nutshell: Although investing is never without risk, the securities industry was once significantly more hazardous — until the formation of the Securities Investor Protection... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 4/14/2017
How the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) Helps Regulate the Use of Consumer Data for Interest-Based Advertising

How the NAI Helps Regulate Use of Consumer Data for Advertising

In a Nutshell: The collection of consumer data by advertisers scaled to new heights in the 1990s as the growth of digitization generated a boom in the amount of consumer data available.... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 4/14/2017
How Charity Navigator Crunches the Numbers to Help Donors Make Informed Giving Decisions & Make the Most of Their Deductions

How Charity Navigator Helps Donors Make the Most of Their Deductions

In a Nutshell: Making charitable contributions feels good, promotes generosity, and helps others, but it can also have tremendous financial benefits when it comes time to file your taxes.... read more »
By: Adam West, 4/10/2017
Barclaycard CashForward™ World Mastercard®: Brand-New Card Offer Gives Customers Exactly What They Wanted

Our Review of the New Barclaycard CashForward™ World MasterCard®

In a Nutshell: You asked — and Barclaycard listened. The latest offer for the was designed to give customers exactly what they wanted in a cash back card. Not only does the new offer... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 4/7/2017
LexisNexis’ Advanced Data Analysis Helps Improve How Banks Lend to Small Businesses Without Established Business Credit

LexisNexis Advanced Data Analysis Improves How Banks Lend to SMBs

In a Nutshell: Just as an individual generates a personal credit profile over the course of his or her financial life, so, too, does a small business. Unfortunately, building a commercial... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 4/6/2017
Take the Conversation to the Next Level: Olark’s Live-Chat Features & Analytics Help Finance Bloggers Better Connect with Their Audience

Finance Bloggers Connect to Readers with Live Chat from Olark

In a Nutshell: The informal and often anecdotal nature of a finance blog helps make it a powerful venue for talking about a stressful and personal subject like finance. However, as writers... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 4/5/2017
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