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  1. Maternity Insurance Tips for U.S. Expats

    Most expat policies require you to be insured a year before getting pregnant.
  2. The Millennial Guide to Medical Debt

    In America, it doesn’t take much to generate significant medical debt, even when you're young.
  3. How You Can Save Money by Maximizing Work Benefits

    Understanding and maximizing company benefits can save you money.
  4. Ultra-Safe Cars Can Cost More to Insure

    Insurance premiums on cars with advanced safety systems are going up, not down, because all that fancy equipment is pricey ...
  5. Life Insurance Should Cover Emotional Needs Too

    Life insurance should cover the financial and emotional needs of family members.
  6. What is an HSA?

    Financial advisor Louis Kokernak explains health savings accounts.
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  1. Home-Equity Loans: What You Need to Know

    We shed light on why consumers decide to use this form of debt and whether it is a good alternative.
  2. What is the difference between a non-recourse loan and a recourse loan?

    The essential difference between a recourse and non-recourse loan has to do with which assets a lender can go after if a ...
  3. Are Mortgages Available for Mobile Homes?

    You can get a loan for a mobile home, but it may not be a mortgage. These are the choices for funding manufactured housing.
  4. Hot Employee Benefit: Student Loan Repayment

    More and more companies are getting on board, offering student loan repayment benefits.
  5. 6 Countries with Virtually Free College Tuition

    Some countries in Europe, such as Norway, Finland and Slovenia, provide free university education for all students.
  6. Why You Should Improve Your Credit and How to Do It

    With credit playing a big role in many financial decisions, it is important to maintain good credit.
  1. How WhatsApp Makes Money

    In short, WhatsApp makes money just $1 at a time.
  2. John McAfee: Why more money can equal more fear

    Can money make you happy? Despite a peak net worth of $100 million, tech tycoon John McAfee doesn't think so.
  3. How math made John McAfee the man he is today

    Before founding McAfee associates, launching the world's best known anti-virus software and becoming embroiled in a South ...
  4. Why Is Bitcoin's Value So Volatile?

    Bitcoin's value fluctuates due to a confluence of factors, including media hype and perceived value.
  5. Social Impact Statement

    A company's account of how its operations affect social and environmental factors in the communities where it operates. A ...
  6. Social Audit

    A formal review of a company's endeavors in social responsibility. A social audit looks at factors such as a company's record ...
  1. What Everyone Should Be Doing After Tax Season

    Here are four ways to set yourself up for better tax efficiency this year.
  2. Selling Employee Stock Purchase Plan Shares

    An in-depth look at how qualified sales of employee stock purchase plan shares work, and the tax consequences under different ...
  3. Financial Planning for Gen X and Millennials

    Gen X and Gen Y to need to get their finances in order, so here are some tips to get started.
  4. The Ultimate List of Painful Financial Mistakes

    Here are 24 preventable tax and investment mistakes that advisors see often; mistakes that can ruin your retirement planning.
  5. 4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child

    Your instincts may be generous, but handing over the house may not be the best financial plan for you – or your child.
  6. Women Stuck Paying the ‘Pink Tax’

    If you're a woman, you could be paying more than a man for the same stuff, from shirts to personal care products. Here's ...
  1. Top 5 Home Renovations for Your Money in 2017

    Planning a home renovation? Take a look at these projects that deliver the best ROI when it's time to sell.
  2. 7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Remodel a Kitchen

    Tackle the priciest parts first – the cabinets and counters – and use our other ideas to slash your costs on a kitchen remodel.
  3. Real Estate Loans Are Part of Your Larger Financial Plan

    It is important to treat mortgage decisions based on an understanding of the benefits and risks.
  4. Buying a House? Here Are 6 Things You Need to Do

    Here are six things you need to do when preparing to purchase a home.
  5. Reverse Mortgage

    A type of mortgage in which a homeowner can borrow money against the value of his or her home. No repayment of the mortgage ...
  6. 7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Remodel a Bathroom

    A complete bathroom remodel can cost $18,500 and up, but you can bring the price down substantially with these DIY ideas ...
  1. How Renting Out Your Spare Room Can Backfire

    Renting out a portion of your home to help pay the mortgage sounds like a great idea, but it doesn't always work out the ...
  2. Sam's Club vs. Costco: Which Has Better Deals? (WMT, COST)

    Costco and Sam's Club offer similar prices in all departments. The better wholesale club membership for you depends on your ...
  3. The Story of Uber

    Uber's journey to become the world's most highly valued private startup.
  4. I want to invest my emergency fund to earn interest. What is a relatively safe and liquid investment I can easily withdraw from if disaster struck?

    Be sure you put your emergency money where you'll be able to access it quickly, easily and without penalty.
  5. 7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Remodel a Kitchen

    Tackle the priciest parts first – the cabinets and counters – and use our other ideas to slash your costs on a kitchen remodel.
  6. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
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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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