Personal Finance

  1. Homeowner's Insurance Guide: A Beginner's Overview

    Everything new homeowners need to know about insurance to protect their residence.
  2. 7 Common Medicare Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

    Medicare is confusing to many people, so if you're eligible, make sure you understand the pitfalls that come with making ...
  3. How to Help Clients Who Have Become Disabled

    Disability can strike a client any time. Advisors should make sure clients are adequately insured against this risk and know ...
  4. Some Surprising Risks of Medicare Advantage Plans

    A new study finds disturbing differences in the hospital networks some Medicare Advantage plans provide. Check before you ...
  5. Want to Save Money on Healthcare? Tools That Help

    Innovative tools that let you shop around for lower-cost medical procedures are helping people save money on healthcare. ...
  6. Marijuana Sales Bump Up During Thanksgiving

    An analytics firm crunched sales data and found an increase in marijuana sales around Thanksgiving, a time of family get-togethers. ...
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  1. Can the New Reverse Mortgage Boost Retirement Income?

    A reverse mortgage is a financial tool that can increase the chances of a successful retirement, if used properly. Here's ...
  2. BillGuard (Prosper Daily) vs. LifeLock: Do They Make Credit Cards Safer?

    If you’re looking for identity-theft protection, it’s been BillGuard vs. LifeLock. So which of these two apps is best for ...
  3. 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. ...
  4. Homeowner's Insurance Guide: A Beginner's Overview

    Everything new homeowners need to know about insurance to protect their residence.
  5. 5 Things to Remember About Your Credit Status

    Your credit history is a key financial diary of your life. Here are five things to consider when making sure your credit ...
  6. How Credit Scores and Real Estate Impact Your Wealth

    Here's how credit scores impact mortgage rates and the ability to build wealth, particularly for retirement.
  1. The Automatic Millionaire: PAGES

    Entrepreneur and top model Jessica Perez tells Investopedia why David Bach's "The Automatic Millionaire" is her favorite ...
  2. China's Cash Flood Into American Unicorns

    The Hunt for Unicorns: China venture capitalists are accelerating their investments in U.S. startups. They may want to rethink ...
  3. How Reddit Makes Money

    Reddit, the self-proclaimed “Front Page of the Internet,” celebrated its tenth anniversary last year. How does the website ...
  4. The Top 17 Investing Quotes of All Time

    Though markets may change, good investing advice is timeless.
  5. Year-End Finance Tips for Small Businesses and Freelancers

    Here's a robust end-of-the year tax-prep checklist for individuals and entities that earn 1099 income.
  6. Tokyo Wants Its Crown as Financial Hub Back

    Arcane regulation and the language barrier have weakened Tokyo's role as a global financial hub. Its governor wants to change ...
  1. The Automatic Millionaire: PAGES

    Entrepreneur and top model Jessica Perez tells Investopedia why David Bach's "The Automatic Millionaire" is her favorite ...
  2. 6 Tax Planning Steps to Take Before the Year Ends

    By now, your accountant should be able to estimate your tax bill. If there are some surprises, you still have time to plan ...
  3. Who's required to fill out a Schedule C IRS form?

    Find out if you're required to use a sole proprietor Schedule C form with your 1040 when completing your tax return this ...
  4. What's the difference between IRS Forms 1040EZ and 1040A?

    Two of the forms used for filing individual federal income tax returns are IRS Form 1040A and IRS Form 1040EZ (the third ...
  5. Netflix is Now Taxed as a Utility in Pasadena; Others to Follow? (NFLX, AMZN)

    Cities and states are mulling a tax on streaming services to recoup lost tax revenues from the shift towards such services ...
  6. 3 Things Retired Clients Should Do Before Year-End

    These are the three most important things retired clients should review before the end of the year.
  1. 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. ...
  2. Homeowner's Insurance Guide: A Beginner's Overview

    Everything new homeowners need to know about insurance to protect their residence.
  3. How Credit Scores and Real Estate Impact Your Wealth

    Here's how credit scores impact mortgage rates and the ability to build wealth, particularly for retirement.
  4. Zillow Settles with U.S. Officials (ZG, Z)

    Zillow has settled a dispute that it failed to compensate sales representatives for $6 million.
  5. Housing Affordability Is Slipping in 20 Markets

    With housing affordability slipping in many areas across the nation, first-time buyers are struggling to find a home that ...
  6. Top 5 Podcasts for Home Buyers

    Buying a home can be confusing - here are 5 podcasts to offer some advice along the way.
  1. 6 Holiday Home Repairs and How Much They Cost

    If you're going to make repairs before your guests arrive for visits over the holiday season, it's best to know where to ...
  2. The Automatic Millionaire: PAGES

    Entrepreneur and top model Jessica Perez tells Investopedia why David Bach's "The Automatic Millionaire" is her favorite ...
  3. Start Budgeting and Take Control of Your Cash Flow

    Track your everyday spending to make better choices and reach your long-term financial goals.
  4. The Financial Advice You Need in Your 20s

    Financial habits one establishes early on will have a deep impact on financial security down the road.
  5. Money-Saving Ways to Give the Gift of Travel

    Travel can be the best gift of all.
  6. How to Save Your First $100,000

    Tips on how to save your first 100k.
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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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