How "Penny Per Page" Might Work - The World Wide Web is known for its nearly unprecedented "free content." But can it stay that way? Learn how the penny-per-page revenue model might work.
How 401(k) Plans Work - Most of us have heard of it, many of us participate in it and lots of us have no idea what it really is. Find out about the 401(k) and what it can do for you.
How Affiliate Programs Work - If you have your own Web site, affiliate programs can be a great way to earn some extra money or to advertise your site. Learn how affiliate networks and affiliate programs work!
How ATMs Work - Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week you can enter a PIN and leave with cash. Learn about the machines that give you money and the network that approves the transactions!
How Banks Work - Checks, ATMs, electronic transfers... The modern banking industry makes paying for stuff almost too easy. Find out what banks do with your money and how safe it is in their hands.
How Banner Ads Work - Many of the Web pages that you see on the Internet have a banner ad at the top, and banner ads generate a big part of the revenue for many Web sites. Learn how banner ads work, how much they cost and how much you might earn if you put them on your Web page!
How Credit Cards Work - Learn all about credit cards, from the magnetic stripe to the techniques you can use to erase credit card debt!
How E-commerce Works - A fascinating look into the world of e-commerce!
How Franchising Works - In this economy, being your own boss might seem like a pretty good idea. Learn all about franchising and how you can become an owner.
How Gas Prices Work - The price of gas has a major impact on the economy and our daily activities. Find out what drives the price at the pump.
How Income Taxes Work - The American tax system is a huge machine with a tax code that seems more complex than rocket science. Find out how income tax works!
How Lotteries Work - Ever wonder how to calculate the odds of winning the lottery? Or why a $10 million jackpot turns into a $2.5 million payout? Learn all about lotteries!
How Movie Distribution Works - Our series on movie theaters concludes with movie distribution. Learn how movies make it to your local theater and how money flows back to the studios!
How Pawnshops Work - If you're looking for a fast loan or a TV for next-to-nothing, the pawnshop's the place to go. Learn all about the rules and practices of pawnbroking!
How Philanthropy Works - What does it mean to give money away for charitable reasons. Learn all about philanthropy!
How Recessions Work - Periodic recessions are part of any nation's economic cycle. Find out exactly what a recession is, how it happens and what can turn it around.
How Slot Machines Work - Do your chances of winning increase if you play the same machine all night? Learn all about the slots, from machine designs to payouts to the odds!
How Stocks and the Stock Market Work - You hear about Stocks on the news every day -- now you can understand what they are talking about!
How the Euro Works - As of January 1, 2002, the euro is the monetary unit of 12 nations. Find out all about the euro, who's using it and the worldwide effects of having a single European currency!
How the Fed Works - If you own a house, have a bank account or write checks, the Federal Reserve System affects your everyday life. Find out how the Fed manipulates the economy to keep it stable.
How Web Advertising Works - How much money do Web sites make from all the ads they run? And why are ads getting more and more obnoxious? Find out in this illuminating article.
How Wills and Estate Planning Work - If you haven't prepared a will, the courts will decide how to divvy up your property (and your children) after you die. Learn how to take control of your estate before it's too late.