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  1. Millennials Guide: Buying Your First House

    Millennial homebuyers need to research a lot of things, such as how much to pay, down payments, PMI, FHA loans and special ...
  2. Understanding Home-Equity Loan Rates

    Shopping is the most important part of getting a home-equity loan. You're going to have to live with the terms for a long ...
  3. The 7 Best Ways to Get Out of Debt

    Obtain information on how to put together and execute a plan to get out of debt, including the various steps and methods ...
  4. 5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Bad Idea

    Here are the key situations when you should probably pass on this type of home loan.
  5. Can my IRA be garnished for child support?

    Find out about the different federal and state protections for IRA funds, and when your IRA savings can be garnished to satisfy ...
  6. 5 Signs a Reverse Mortgage Is a Good Idea

    If these five criteria describe your situation, a reverse mortgage might be a good idea for you.
  7. Can creditors garnish my IRA?

    Find out how your IRA can be garnished by creditors, including how federal and state regulations differ and what exemptions ...
  8. Don't Get Burned by High Credit Card Rates

    The average card charges 11.8%, and some rates top 20%. Experts warn that credit card interest may remain steep.
  9. How Long Bankruptcy Will Affect You

    How long will the sad chapter of bankruptcy impact the rest of your life?
  10. Refinance Vs. Debt Restructuring: What's Best For Your Credit Score?

    Discover key differences between refinancing and restructuring debt in regard to terms, the negotiation process and effect ...
  11. Guidelines for FHA Reverse Mortgages

    FHA guidelines protect borrowers from major mistakes, prevent lenders from taking advantage of borrowers and encourage lenders ...
  12. Does It Make Sense to Go to College in Europe?

    If you're deciding whether to get a degree abroad, first do your research and talk to alumni who have completed the same ...
  13. What’s Holding Back the U.S. Consumer

    Even as job growth has surged and gasoline prices have plunged, U.S. consumers are proving slow to respond and repair their ...
  14. Explaining Rehypothecation

    Rehypothecation occurs when an asset used as collateral for one party is reused in another transaction.
  15. What's a Nonperforming Loan?

    A nonperforming loan is any borrowed sum where the borrower has failed to pay scheduled payments for at least 90 days.
  16. How Volatile Exchange Rates Affect Your Vacation

    Those ever-changing fluctuations can make a difference in anything from your hotel room to an ATM transaction.
  17. The Pros and Cons of Owner Financing

    Details on the upside and risks of this type of deal for both the owner and the buyer.
  18. Can Corporate Credit Cards Affect Your Credit?

    Corporate cards have a hidden downside. If the company fails to pay its bills, you could be liable for the amount and end ...
  19. Millennials Guide: Picking the Best Rewards Cards

    There are perks a-plenty on offer, but you have to find the right plastic for your lifestyle.
  20. Why would someone change their Social Security number?

    Learn the reasons a person might choose to change his Social Security number, including identity theft and abuse, and discover ...
  21. ETF Analysis: iShares US Real Estate

    Learn about the iShares US Real Estate fund, which holds shares of equity and nonequity real estate investment trusts incorporated ...
  22. Is it Time to (Finally) Push Kids Out of the Nest?

    Parents should make sure their kids realize their home is a launching pad not a landing spot, and advisors can help clients ...
  23. What Is The New Credit Card Chip Good For?

    Under current U.S. credit card requirements, credit card issuers are required to issue chip cards as of October 1, 2015. ...
  24. 5 Ways to Maximize Your Credit Card Points

    How to get the most bang for your rewards buck.
  25. How to Effectively Compare Credit Card Rewards

    There are so many different reward credit cards that are available. Understanding how each type work will help you pick the ...
  26. How to Avoid the Inheritance Nobody Wants: Debt

    With the biggest transfer of wealth underway, advisors need to ensure that clients don't also inherit debt.
  27. Can my IRA be used for college tuition?

    Find out how to use your IRA retirement savings to pay for your college tuition, including what institutions and expenses ...
  28. Your Credit Score: More Important Than You Know

    Credit scores affect key aspects of your personal and professional life. Knowing your score and managing your credit input ...
  29. Four Ways to Improve Education In America

    U.S. students place 27th in math and 20th in science out of 34 countries. The United States must reform its education system ...
  30. Joint Credit Cards: The Pros and Cons

    A joint credit card may sound like an easy way to split the bills, but make sure you know what you’re getting into first.
  31. Travel Tips: Avoid Exchange Rate Headaches

    How to avoid the most common issues and hassles raised by exchange rates while traveling abroad.
  32. A Look at the Cost and Tax Treatment of College

    Is there more we can do to improve the affordability of post-secondary education? We take a look at how students and colleges ...
  33. Why U.S. Credit Cards Are Getting a Chip and Pin

    With the introduction of EMV technology into U.S. credit cards, consumers should worry less about fraud and counterfeiting.
  34. Schedule Loan Repayments with Excel Formulas

    Calculate all the particulars of a loan using Excel, and set up a schedule of repayment for a mortgage or any other loan.
  35. When Getting a Rent-to-Own Car Makes Sense

    If your credit is bad, rent-to-own may be a better way to purchase a car than taking out a subprime loan – or it may not ...
  36. What Qualifies as a Nonperforming Asset?

    A nonperforming asset is a loan made by a financial institution to a borrower who has failed to make any scheduled payments ...
  37. What Does a Merchant Bank Do?

    A merchant bank is a financial institution that performs underwriting, loan services, financial advising and fund raising ...
  38. How Does a Lease Work?

    A lease is an agreement between two parties where the lessor owns property that it allows the lessee to use pursuant to terms ...
  39. Fixing Your Credit Score: A Do It Yourself Guide

    Following these five steps can go a long way toward repairing a low score.
  40. Best Ways to Exchange Currency

    How to avoid fees and get the best deal for your dollar.
  41. 10 Ways to Manage Student Loan Debt

    How to manage those pesky payments as you embark on adult life.
  42. Co-signing a Loan? Make Sure You Know The Risks

    Contractually, co-signers are just as responsible for the loan as the person actually borrowing the money. Be careful not ...
  43. Should You Increase Your Credit Card Limit?

    What if you took out a new credit card and the issuing company started you off with a fairly low credit limit that hasn't ...
  44. The 3 Biggest Canadian Banks

    Examine some of the largest banks in Canada, which also rank among the largest and most important banks in the industry worldwide.
  45. The 4 Biggest Chinese Banks

    Learn how the Chinese banking system is operated and managed, and get information about the top four largest banks in the ...
  46. Avoiding Red Flags with Online Mortgage Lenders

    Using an online mortgage lender can be convenient, but how do you know you can trust one? Follow these tips to make sure ...
  47. Using Your Credit Card To Rebuild Credit

    Responsibly using credit cards is one of the best ways to rebuild a poor credit rating.
  48. Student Loan Asset-Backed Securities: Safe or Subprime?

    Similar to the mortgage-backed securities that caused the 2008 recession, student loan asset-backed securities could lead ...
  49. Can I take my 401(k) to buy a house?

    Find out how you may be able to use your 401(k) retirement savings to finance the purchase of a house, including the basics ...
  50. How To Boost Your Credit Score To Save Thousands

    One of the first steps you should follow before buying a home is to boost your credit score. And how do you do that? Here, ...
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