Credit & Loans

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  1. 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 ...
  2. Fixing Your Credit Score: A Do It Yourself Guide

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

    How to avoid fees and get the best deal for your dollar.
  4. 10 Ways to Manage Student Loan Debt

    How to manage those pesky payments as you embark on adult life.
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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.
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Using Your Credit Card To Rebuild Credit

    Responsibly using credit cards is one of the best ways to rebuild a poor credit rating.
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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, ...
  14. 5 Ways to Up Your Chance of Getting a Mortgage

    Tips and ways to improve your chances of getting a mortgage.
  15. Comparing Reverse Mortgages vs. Forward Mortgages

    Which one a homeowner chooses depends on where you are at this point in your life, personally and financially.
  16. Can I use my 401(k) as a collateral for a loan?

    Understand more about how 401(k) accounts work, and learn whether it is possible to use a 401(k) account as collateral for ...
  17. How can I take a loan from my 401(k)?

    Learn how you can take a loan from your 401(k) plan with your current employer, and understand the benefits and drawbacks ...
  18. The Rules for Getting an FHA Reverse Mortgage

    A reverse mortgage can make it affordable for you to live in your home for the rest of your life. But make sure you know ...
  19. The 5 Reasons Why RadioShack Went Out of Business

    Learn five reasons why RadioShack went bankrupt: store concentration, online competition, product concentration, management ...
  20. 5 Mortgage Loans You Didn't Know About

    These lesser known mortgage loans are often overlooked by potential home buyers.
  21. 3 Reasons Your 401(k) Is Not Enough for Retirement

    Learn the basic structure of a 401(k), and a number of reasons why it may not be substantial enough to secure an individual's ...
  22. Real Estate Investing in a High-Interest-Rate Environment

    Learn how private real estate investing and public real estate investing (or investing in REITs) is affected by a high-interest ...
  23. Is My Credit Score Good Enough for a Mortgage?

    Your score is critical in determining not only whether you'll secure a loan for a home, but also what interest rate you will ...
  24. Getting Your Credit Score from a Bank

    That all-important, once-secret number is now easy to obtain from financial institutions and credit card companies.
  25. Scholar vs. Entrepreneur: What's Your Calling?

    You don't need a bachelor's degree to launch your own company. But which path — school or entrepreneurship — offers a better ...
  26. 5 Ways to Up Your Credit Score in 90 days or Less

    Getting that credit report glowing again may be easier than you think. Read on for some quick fixes.
  27. Websites That Give Your True Credit Score for Free

    A few websites do provide your true credit score – or something very close to it. Here's where to find them.
  28. What's an Irrevocable Letter of Credit?

    An irrevocable letter of credit (ILOC) is a financing vehicle used to facilitate commerce between two parties who are not ...
  29. Can You Hit The Highest Credit Score?

    Yes – it's doable. But the real question is, does it matter?
  30. Credit Score vs. Credit Report: Which Is Better?

    They sound alike, but can serve very different ends.
  31. The Journey to a Great Credit Score

    How people starting out can get on the credit grid and establish a solid record.
  32. 5 Key Steps to Start Your Own Small Business

    Understand what a small business is and what it takes to build one. Learn about the five key steps needed to start a small ...
  33. The 4 Best Websites For Small Business Loans

    Discover some of the best websites that small business owners utilize to obtain necessary financing at competitive interest ...
  34. Are You Considered a Small Business?

    Find out what it takes to be considered a small business by the U.S. Small Business Administration and why some small businesses ...
  35. Small Business Loan Vs Line of Credit: How They Differ

    Understand the differences between a small business loan and a line of credit, and learn some of the most appropriate uses ...
  36. 5 Ways to Get Funding For Your Billion-Dollar Idea

    Understand how current billion-dollar companies gone about funding. Learn about five funding strategies to fund a billion ...
  37. When's the Best Time to Sell a House?

    Your timing is a key element in when to sell a house. Here's what to consider.
  38. Steps to Qualify For a Small Business Loan

    Learn steps to qualify for a small business loan such as identifying financing needs, preparing a business plan and getting ...
  39. The Lurking Dangers of Student Loans

    Student loans are popular, but they present many dangers.
  40. Is Cohousing Right for You?

    Cohousing isn't for everyone. But if you're community-minded or committed to living green, it may be an ideal option for ...
  41. Why Millennials Might Not Be Ideal Clients

    Here's why luring millennial clients might be a waste of time (for now).
  42. Are Home Inspections Worth It? - Price vs. Value

    If you’re wondering whether home inspection is worth the investment, the following information will help you decide.
  43. What's a Bridge Loan?

    A bridge loan is a loan that “bridges” a borrower over a temporary shortage in funds on hand.
  44. Credit Card Review: Blue Cash Everyday Amex

    Read about the Blue Cash Everyday Amex card, and learn how it saves cardholders money on groceries, gas and other household ...
  45. Credit Card Review: Chase Freedom

    Learn about the Chase Freedom card and how it earns 1% cash back on every purchase and up to 5% on purchases in quarterly ...
  46. Credit Card Review: Citi Double Cash

    Learn about the Citi Double Cash credit card and its simple cash back program that pays a combined 2% rate on every card ...
  47. Before You Invest in a Rental House with a Friend

    Investment property has advantages, but before you purchase a rental house with a pal, it’s smart to know what the challenges ...
  48. Free Credit Score: How Free Is It Really?

    Be careful of websites making bogus offers of "free" credit scores. If a site asks for credit card information, you'll most ...
  49. Credit Card Review: Amex EveryDay

    Learn the benefits of the Amex EveryDay card, such as its introductory offer and rewards perks, and discover the types of ...
  50. Credit Card Review: Capital One Venture Rewards

    Learn how the Capital One Venture Rewards card helps you earn unlimited rewards miles to pay for all types of travel expenses, ...
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    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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