Daniel Kurt

Daniel Kurt is a Washington, D.C.-based freelance writer whose work has appeared in a variety of well known media outlets. His professional interests include educating everyday investors, covering interesting business trends and interviewing some of North America's most dynamic executives. He has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Master's degree in Communication.

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  1. Real Estate

    What Foreign Buyers of U.S. Real Estate Need to Know

    Rising home prices and a strong dollar are making it tough for foreign buyers of U.S. real estate to pay cash. What to expect applying for home loans.
  2. Retirement Savings

    When Is It Better to Forgo a Roth Account?

    Depending on how much you're currently earning, a traditional IRA sometimes offers more tax relief than its Roth counterpart.
  3. Retirement Savings

    New Rule Opens Door for State-Run Retirement Savings Plans

    The Department of Labor is enticing state governments to set up state-run retirement plans for private-sector workers, but some aren't happy with how.
  4. Retirement Savings

    When a 401(k) Hardship Withdrawal Makes Sense

    If you've exhausted all other avenues, there are ways to withdraw funds before age 59½ – sometimes without the 10% penalty that's usually due.
  5. Income Tax

    Protect Yourself From Tax Hackers

    By taking a few basic precautions, you can prevent tax hackers from stealing your Social Security number and claiming the refund that should be yours.
  6. Investing

    Why Money Market Funds Are Wooing Investors

    The rates on money market funds are higher than they've been in years. However, new regulations could bring some additional risks.
  7. Tax Deductions / Credits

    Good News for MBA Students Seeking a Tax Deduction

    A court's recent ruling in favor of a temporarily unemployed MBA candidate is giving hope to others seeking tax deductions for students.
  8. Politics & Money

    Why Trump and Clinton Want to Reinstate Glass-Steagall

    Both major-party platforms call for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act. Whether the financial regulation would actually do any good is hotly debated.
  9. College Tuition

    Is An MBA The Best Bet For Finance, Econ Students?

    An MBA offers a fairly comprehensive business education, while a master's program in finance or economics focuses on a more narrow set of skills.
  10. College Tuition

    GMAT or GRE: Is One Better for MBA Applicants?

    In prior years, those applying to an MBA program had to take the GMAT exam. Today, a growing number of universities accept the GRE as well.
  11. College Tuition

    What Gets You In Grad School: GPA Vs. Work History

    Grad schools usually take a holistic approach when evaluating applicants. That means it's a good idea to scrutinize every aspect of your application.
  12. Retirement Living

    Protect Your Nest Egg from a Bear Market

    The economy has its ups and downs. Investors who take a disciplined approach and diversify their portfolios are better prepared for the next bear market.
  13. College Tuition

    SAT Vs. ACT: 6 Key Differences

    While there's some overlap in content, the ACT and SAT exams have significant differences that students should consider before choosing which to take.
  14. High Net Worth Strategy

    What to Expect When Retiring with 1, 2 or 3 Million Dollars

    Today's low interest rates are putting seniors in a difficult position. Now, even retiring with $1 million may not be enough to support some lifestyles.
  15. Trading Strategy

    Money Flow Index - MFI

    A momentum indicator that uses a stock’s price and volume to predict the reliability of the current trend. Because the Money Flow Index adds trading volume to the Relative Strength Index (RSI), it’s sometimes ...
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