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  1. Private Mortgage Insurance - PMI

    A policy required by lenders for borrowers who are putting down less than 20% for a home mortgage. PMI usually requires an ...
  2. MGIC Reported Q4 Earnings Jump of 40.3% (MTG)

    Overcoming low interest rates during the second half of 2016, MGIC released Q4 earnings of $107.52M, which trumped last year's ...
  3. Excess of Line Reinsurance

    Excess of line reinsurance is a type of reinsurance policy offered by companies that are not registered to do business directly ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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.
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  1. Private Mortgage Insurance - PMI

    A policy required by lenders for borrowers who are putting down less than 20% for a home mortgage. PMI usually requires an ...
  2. MGIC Reported Q4 Earnings Jump of 40.3% (MTG)

    Overcoming low interest rates during the second half of 2016, MGIC released Q4 earnings of $107.52M, which trumped last year's ...
  3. 6 Financial Prerequisites for Buying a House

    Don't find the perfect house only to discover that you don't meet mortgage qualifications. Know the prerequisites for buying ...
  4. FHA Cuts Premiums for Mortgage Insurance

    In one of his first executive orders, President Trump suspended the new cuts in mortgage insurance premiums on FHA loans. ...
  5. The Mortgage Market's $1 Trillion Debt Cloud (JPM)

    The value of bonds backed by risky, single-family mortgages exceeded $1 trillion in November.
  6. Buying a House with Tenants: A Quick Guide

    Before buying a house with tenants, know the risks and responsibilities you're taking on.
  1. Spotify

    Spotify's music streaming service has upended the industry and is now a rival to Apple
  2. Dropbox Inc.

    Dropbox's cloud service has transformed how users store data, with 1.2 billion files saved daily
  3. Terri Kallsen: Investopedia Profile

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

    SpaceX satellite: The company founded by Elon Musk has created a new era in space travel
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  1. What Trump Promised to do on Day One

    On October 22, Trump put his Day One promises in writing, listing 18 actions he would begin or accomplish before the end ...
  2. Credit Karma, Inc.

    Credit Karma is a credit monitoring website that allows users to check their credit for free at any time.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Trump's Paradox: Real Estate CEOs Brace for Change

    Real estate industry executives are expressing fears over Trump carrying out radical tax reform.
  6. 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 ...
  1. Private Mortgage Insurance - PMI

    A policy required by lenders for borrowers who are putting down less than 20% for a home mortgage. PMI usually requires an ...
  2. The Mortgage Market's $1 Trillion Debt Cloud (JPM)

    The value of bonds backed by risky, single-family mortgages exceeded $1 trillion in November.
  3. Buying a House with Tenants: A Quick Guide

    Before buying a house with tenants, know the risks and responsibilities you're taking on.
  4. 11 Hidden Costs of Owning a Home

    The cost of buying a home extends beyond the down payment, closing costs and your mortgage. Watch out for these costs.
  5. Buying vs. Renting in the San Francisco Bay Area

    Buying vs. renting in the San Francisco Bay Area is a conundrum: Both are pricey. How to decide.
  6. Find the Right Home Appraiser: A Quick Guide

    Locating the best home appraiser can mean a house valuation that's thousands of dollars higher than one that's done on the ...
  1. 22 Ways to Fight Rising Food Prices

    As food costs rise it can be difficult to stay on budget. Here are some handy tips to spend less at the till.
  2. 7 Counterintuitive Retirement Strategies That Work

    Seven misconceptions about retirement that you should avoid
  3. 11 Hidden Costs of Owning a Home

    The cost of buying a home extends beyond the down payment, closing costs and your mortgage. Watch out for these costs.
  4. 5 Signs That You're Living Beyond Your Means

    Learn what to watch for before you find yourself drowning in debt or filing for bankruptcy.
  5. 3 Realistic Financial Resolutions for 2017

    Many people fail to keep their New Year's resolutions because they are too vague. Use these three modified resolutions to ...
  6. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming up with the cash.
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    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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