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  1. How Cash Value Builds In A Life Insurance Policy

    If you have permanent life insurance, more of your insurance premium goes to cash value in the early years of your policy: ...
  2. 6 Ways To Capture The Cash Value In Life Insurance

    If you die with cash value left in your life insurance policy, the money goes to the insurance company – not to your beneficiaries. ...
  3. A Day Without Spending, A Lifetime's Worth Of Lessons

    Financial guru Suze Orman once challenged her fans to go a day without spending any money. Here are the lessons learned from ...
  4. Debt Consolidation: When It Helps, When It Doesn't

    Here's the smart way to use a debt consolidation to get your financial life back on track
  5. 5 Keys To Lower Life Insurance Quotes

    If you get no-frills coverage early and adopt a healthy lifestyle, you’ll almost always enjoy considerable savings from lower ...
  6. How To Keep Debt Low

    Here's a breakdown of how you can stay out of debt or keep your debt low.
  7. Cheap Steps To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    Making small adjustments to your habits and lifestyle can have big payoffs.
  8. Fracking Can't Happen Without These Companies

    With all the attention paid to fracking, what is are the good investment opportunities? Are the companies that extract oil ...
  9. How Fracking Affects Natural Gas Prices

    Whatever you think of fracking, it has done one thing: kept the price of natural gas from increasing any more than it has.
  10. 5 Economic Changes That Fatten Your Grocery Bill

    Global economic conditions are working to bloat our food costs. And for many, even the smallest increase in food prices can ...
  11. Most Affordable Cups of Coffee

    With coffee playing an important role in social norms, this article looks at the most and least affordable cups of coffee ...
  12. Beware Of Payday Loans

    Even if you're desperate for cash, try our alternatives before falling into the payday loan trap - that money could cost ...
  13. Five Online College Grants for Single Mothers

    A degree may get you a better-paying job, but you probably need a good-paying job to pay for it and afford child care at ...
  14. What Your Life Insurance Agent Makes – On You

    Being paid by commission gives life insurance agents an incentive to sell bigger policies and specialized financial products. ...
  15. 78% of NFL Players End Up Broke — These 6 Athletes Didn’t

    NFL players are not only highly celebrated -- they're highly paid, too.
  16. 5 Money Lessons Your Parents Taught You That Are Wrong

    Teaching kids about money is important, but not all money lessons for kids turn out to be correct. Here are five bad money ...
  17. 5 Reasons You’ve Got the Wrong Mindset About Money

    There’s no getting around the fact that many people simply have the wrong mindset about personal wealth, and some go through ...
  18. Surprising Uses for Trust Funds

    Here are five common situations where a trust fund makes financial sense.
  19. Car Payments: 'Til Death Do Us Part

    Your car breaks down... You head to the dealership, ready to replace it with something more reliable. But the dealership ...
  20. What are the pros and cons of overdraft protection?

    If you sign up for overdraft protection and link your checking account to your savings account, a credit card or an overdraft ...
  21. 8 Saving Tricks That Will Leave You Feeling Richer

    Implementing money saving modifications that go beyond the standard rules of thumb can help you lower your cost of living.
  22. Why You Should Invest In Green Energy Right Now

    A new report shows how far renewables will count toward filling our energy needs. Is now the time to invest in green energy? ...
  23. Want A Career In Asset Management? Read This First

    When it comes to landing that job at an asset manager, not all degrees are created equally. Here's a look at the best schools ...
  24. Four Ways To Spot An Emerging Market

    The term "emerging market" is frustratingly ambiguous. It means a country has at least some market liquidity. But there's ...
  25. Four Best Things To Buy In July

    You might worry about your budget in the summer months since it’s often a time when spending increases; the kids are out ...
  26. How to Avoid Being the Victim of Auto Loan Rip-Offs

    It’s not easy being a car buyer. Unless you have the privilege of paying cash for a vehicle, you’re probably going to have ...
  27. Refinancing And Debt-Consolidation Checklist

    On the surface, refinancing a mortgage to consolidate other debts is a tempting option. However, there are potential drawbacks ...
  28. Is Ukrainian Debt Worth a Look?

    Looking past the obvious risks, does Ukraine deserve the attention of investors? Here's one take.
  29. Why Gasoline Costs What It Does

    The next time you have to dig deep into your wallet to fill your gas tank at least you'll know exactly what you're paying ...
  30. 10 Surefire Signs You’ll Ruin Your Financial Life and Die With Debt

    For many Americans, debt is a way of life. Loans allow most Americans to pay for their cars, education, and houses. But how ...
  31. Don't Sign That! Legal Pitfalls of Signatures

    Why using the wrong-color ink – or signing for your spouse or child – could trigger a fraud alert, nullify a check or get ...
  32. Five Creative Ways To Pay For College

    If your financial aid package isn't helping as much as you need, there are other ways to fund your education.
  33. Pay Less For Medicine By Not Using Health Insurance

    You might be paying more for your prescriptions at the pharmacy if you use your health insurance than if you pay cash out ...
  34. Hey, Baby. How's Your College Fund?

    What better time is there to ponder your baby's college fund?
  35. How We'll All Be Amazon.com Customers Eventually

    Amazon is unusual among large U.S. companies ranked by market cap in that its profit margins are tiny and its stock is phenomenally ...
  36. Time to Cash In Your U.S. Savings Bonds?

    If your U.S. Savings Bonds are dated 1984 or earlier, they've reached maturity and stopped paying interest. Cash them in ...
  37. eBank or Brick-and-Mortar Bank?

    The bank type that makes the most sense for you depends on the services you need. The best choice could be both.
  38. Five Little Money Leaks That You Can Plug Right Now

    If you sometimes feel that money trickles through your fingers, you could be right. Here's how to take control and keep yourself ...
  39. 10 Ways to Save on Air Conditioning Costs

    Save on the costs of air conditioning by following these tips.
  40. This Company Is No Mickey Mouse Operation

    With its famous history that's become part of popular culture, and the instantly recognizable silhouette in its logo, The ...
  41. Should India Be On Investors' Radars?

    Policy paralysis and investor indifference have defined India for some time, but a new government bent on cutting red tape ...
  42. What's At Stake As Google Takes On Amazon?

    Google's decision to go head-to-head with Amazon with a new same-day shopping service isn't just about cheap Cheerios, coffeemakers, ...
  43. Financial Changes When You Marry

    Before you tie the knot, here are some steps to take so the legal underpinnings of your marriage will be as solid as your ...
  44. Value Offers a Cushion: Why Last Year’s Winners Are Now Losers and Vice Versa

    A trend in markets this year has been the poor performance of last year’s stock market winners, and the resilience of some ...
  45. These Sectors Benefit From Rising Interest Rates

    You've adjusted your debt portfolio to prepare for rising interest rates; now what about your equity holdings? Here are some ...
  46. 10 Reasons Why ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Will Change the Way You Think About Investing ...

    If there was any doubt about the contributions an educated woman can make to society, consider these facts.
  47. 10 Ways To Never Pay Top Dollar At Movie Theaters

    How did we ever survive without $15 movie tickets, outrageous markups at concession stands and headache-inducing 3D screenings? ...
  48. Don't Be Without A Letter Of Intent

    If you don't have a letter of intent in your desk, write one now. Here's why – and what should be in it.
  49. Time to Accept Credit Card Offers Again?

    How much you could get and whether to respond
  50. When Is The Best Time To Book A Cheap Flight?

    Here are 10 tips to help you score the best airfare the next time you fly.
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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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