Personal Finance

  1. How to Find the Right Car Insurance

    Finding the right car insurance can be difficult. However with these strategies, you can get the most for your money, protect ...
  2. 7 Habits That Can Lead to Future Wealth

    Getting rich is like getting fit. To achieve your goals, you must develop healthy long term habits. Here are 7 habits that ...
  3. You May Need More Life Insurance Than You Think

    It often seems like the people that don't buy life insurance are the ones who actually need it most.
  4. 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a New Home

    Understand five specific mistakes to avoid when buying a new home.
  5. What's More Important for Parents Than a 529 Plan?

    When it comes to parenthood, there are three things that are more important than a 529 account.
  6. Does Zest Health Really Save You Money?

    Zest Health is a Chicago-based consumer-focused mobile health provider that helps consumers make smarter, more cost-effective ...
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  1. Tips to Afford a Mortgage with Student Loan Debt

    Use these guidelines to decide whether you can afford a mortgage along with student loan debt.
  2. How Much Mortgage Can You Afford?

    Here's how to determine what you should be borrowing to finance your home.
  3. The Best Ways to Help Kids Pay Off College Loans

    Set ground rules and be strategic about how you help pay off college loans.
  4. Do FHA Loans Have Prepayment Penalties?

    Learn whether FHA loans have prepayment penalties, and find out the rules governing interest charges when prepaying your ...
  5. Are Student Loans Amortized?

    Student loans typically get paid back over time on a fixed payment, or amortized, schedule.
  6. Got a Good Mortgage Rate? Lock It Up!

    Rising rates mean rising profits for lenders, providing incentive to increase rates whenever possible.
  1. Terri Kallsen: Investopedia Profile

    As Executive Vice President of Charles Schwab's Investor Services, Terri Kallsen oversees Schwab’s branch network, Independent ...
  2. Space Exploration Technologies Corp.

    SpaceX satellite: The company founded by Elon Musk has created a new era in space travel
  3. Swift Capital Review: A Safe Loan for Businesses?

    In this Swift Capital review, find out how these short-term operating loans work for small businesses – and whether they're ...
  4. Michael Green on Volatility

    As a former manager at Canyon Partners and Bain Capital, Michael Green‘s approach to valuation and the macro world is rooted ...
  5. Airbnb

    Exotic Thai Rental: Airbnb has upended the travel industry by renting spare rooms everywhere imaginable
  6. 5 Books That Will Transform the Way You Think

    Just as successful startups disrupt their industries, these writers disrupt our view of the world.
  1. Border Adjustment Tax

    A tax levied on goods based on where they are sold – exported goods are exempt from tax; those imported and sold in the ...
  2. How To Make Your First $1 Million

    It is easier to become a millionaire now than at any time before. While you won't be buying islands, it is still a goal worth ...
  3. Trump's Paradox: Real Estate CEOs Brace for Change

    Real estate industry executives are expressing fears over Trump carrying out radical tax reform.
  4. Are Social Security Benefits a Form of Socialism?

    Socialism is a loaded word in the U.S., but Social Security, one of the nation's most popular benefit programs, is wholly ...
  5. Apple, Ireland Amp Up Rhetoric Against EU In Tax Case (AAPL, GOOG)

    Apple claims it has been unfairly targeted by an EU commissioner driven by headlines.
  6. Where Can You Buy Tax Free on Amazon? (AMZN)

    Time was, you could shop online without paying sales tax. That's less and less the case.
  1. Buying a House Near an Airport? Consider These Factors

    Is buying a house near an airport advisable? The pros and cons.
  2. Mortgage Pre-Approval: Understanding the Process

    Understand the mortgage pre-approval process and why getting a pre-approved mortgage is important for would-be homeowners. ...
  3. Are You Ready to Buy a House?

    There are a number of factors, aside from cost, that you should think about before buying a new house.
  4. 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a New Home

    Understand five specific mistakes to avoid when buying a new home.
  5. 6 Things 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 ...
  6. 7 Bad Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

    When low mortgage rates are everywhere, it might seem like a good time to refinance. Make sure you are doing it for the right ...
  1. Terri Kallsen: Investopedia Profile

    As Executive Vice President of Charles Schwab's Investor Services, Terri Kallsen oversees Schwab’s branch network, Independent ...
  2. Tips to Afford a Mortgage with Student Loan Debt

    Use these guidelines to decide whether you can afford a mortgage along with student loan debt.
  3. Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
  4. How to Be SMART and Achieve Your Financial Goals

    Setting goals instead of resolutions and using the SMART approach will help you attain your goals.
  5. Paga

    Paga is a mobile payment platform that allows its users to transfer money and make payments through their mobile devices.
  6. M-Pesa

    M-Pesa is a mobile banking service that allows users to store and transfer money through their mobile phones.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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