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  1. Who Is Driving Wal-Mart's Management Team (WMT)

    Wal-Mart's management team includes three senior executives who drive important strategic initiatives at the company. Included ...
  2. How Life Insurance Settlements Are Evolving

    The life insurance industry marches forward by offering more ways that consumers can access the death benefits in their policies. ...
  3. Taxable Pay Strategies for Business Owners

    Small business owners can take steps to reduce their tax burdens. Just make sure you know the full impacts.
  4. How to Get a Credit Card Without a Social Security Number (SSN) (COF, BAC)

    Learn the methods by which a borrower can get approved for a credit card, even if the borrower lacks a valid Social Security ...
  5. Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers: How It Works

    Huge student loan debt may be keeping people from entering the teaching profession. Find out how teachers can get their student ...
  6. Is it possible to refinance a house you're renting out?

    Find out whether it is possible to refinance rental property. Lenders have strict qualifying standards and expect owners ...
  7. Top 4 Companies Owned by Sears (SHLD)

    Lands' End, Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, owned by Sears Holdings Company, have contributed to the turnaround efforts at ...
  8. The 3 Best Credit Cards for Traveling to Australia (BCS, COF)

    Almost any card will get you there, but these three offer the best value for your buck.
  9. When is mortgage insurance tax deductible on rental property?

    Discover when mortgage insurance premiums are allowed to be deducted on your taxes for rental properties and see an example ...
  10. 6 Steps to Getting a Car Loan With Bad Credit

    Having bad credit does not mean you can't get a car loan. Follow these steps to improve your chances of getting a loan with ...
  11. How the Lowes Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (LOW)

    Understand how the Lowe's credit card works, which customers benefit the most, its terms and conditions, and what alternatives ...
  12. Cross-Collateral Loan: How Does It Work?

    Cross-collateralization in lending is not unusual, but it can have a huge impact on your finances. Here's what you need to ...
  13. Beware of Guaranteed Payday Loan Websites

    Payday lenders generally should be approached with caution; but online payday loan websites are better avoided altogether. ...
  14. How to Find Scholarships for Little People and Persons of Short Stature

    The Little People of America offers scholarships for people with dwarfism, their family members, students with disabilities ...
  15. 3 Reasons Credit Cards with Chips Are Safer (MA, V)

    Discover the three ways chip-embedded cards are safer that those with magnetic stripes and how the integration of PIN codes ...
  16. How do mortgage lenders check and verify bank statements?

    Find out how mortgage companies verify your bank statements for mortgage approval. The lender sends a form to your bank requesting ...
  17. 3 Reasons Banks Can Freeze Your Account

    Learn about the reasons why a bank account can be frozen. Discover if it is legal for creditors to freeze your account and ...
  18. What is Adverse Selection in the Insurance Industry?

    Adverse selection impacts the markets for health insurance and automobile insurance, but interfering with actuarial work ...
  19. Are direct consolidation loans subsidized?

    Direct Consolidation Loans are not subsidized. Students borrow Direct Subsidized Loans to pay tuition, room and board at ...
  20. Are Student Loans Forgiven After Death?

    Federal student loans are forgiven when the borrower dies once proof of death is submitted. No money will be owed and the ...
  21. 5 Money Secrets the Rich and Frugal Already Know

    These top five secrets of the rich and frugal that can help individuals spend better and reach their financial goals like ...
  22. Millennials: Retire With $1,000,000 – Here's How

    It is possible for Millennials to retire with $1,000,000, if they take the right steps and make the necessary sacrifices ...
  23. Will Installment Loans Be the New Payday Loans?

    Payday lenders are leaning toward installment loans as a result of proposed federal regulations. But is this what's best ...
  24. Can student loans hurt your credit?

    Paying student loans on time helps build credit; failure to do so, hurts it.
  25. How the American Eagle Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (AEO)

    Understand how the American Eagle Credit Card works and what its rewards and benefits are, and compare the card to those ...
  26. How Credit Card Companies Determine Credit Limit (EXPN)

    Learn how credit card companies are able to determine credit limit and tips for having the highest credit limit when applying ...
  27. Term Life Insurance: Everything You Need to Know

    Term life insurance is an affordable way to financially protect your loved ones after your death. Here's what you need to ...
  28. How the Firestone Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards

    The Firestone credit card offers customers a way to finance car repairs and new tires.
  29. How do construction loans work?

    Construction loans are obtained either by the prospective home owner or the actual builder. There are two types of construction ...
  30. The Reinsurance Industry: An Inside Look (BRK.A)

    Warren Buffett has a major influence on the global reinsurance market, which has seen momentum in 2016 for higher revenue.
  31. Top 5 Apparel Stocks of 2016

    The global apparel market is worth more than $1 trillion in 2016. These five companies sell some of the world’s most recognized ...
  32. Top 10 Back to School Financial Planning Tips

    The school year is about to start and budgeting may not be top of mind, but there are some steps students can take to save ...
  33. Who is Driving Bank of America's Management Team (BAC)

    Top level management at Bank of America is driving expansion into investment banking, global markets and other financial ...
  34. Post-Grad Degrees That Pay The Highest

    A post-graduate degree could be well worth the extra time and expense.
  35. Good News for MBA Students Seeking a Tax Deduction

    A court's recent ruling in favor of a temporarily unemployed MBA candidate is giving hope to others seeking tax deductions ...
  36. 5 Huge Benefits of Blogging for Your Business

    If you aren't convinced that content marketing can help grow your client list, here are five benefits of blogging for your ...
  37. Healthcare and the Election: What's at Stake

    When it comes to healthcare and its costs, financial advisors should educate their clients as to what could be at stake during ...
  38. Do mortgage lenders use FICO 8?

    As more lenders employ the FICO 8 credit-scoring system, borrowers should be aware of how this may affect them..
  39. How Terrorism Damages the Global Economy

    The economic impact of more than 1,000 known terror attacks worldwide since 2015 may be larger than most realize.
  40. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Consumers

    Negative interest rates encourage banks to lend but not consumers to spend.
  41. Zero Interest Loans: Why You Should Beware

    Zero-interest loans are not always the no-loss deal they seem to be.
  42. When is mortgage insurance tax deductible?

    Homeowners who took out or refinanced a mortgage after Jan. 1, 2007, may qualify for the PMI deduction, depending on their ...
  43. Top 5 Housing Stocks of 2016 (TOL, DHI)

    Discover what factors are supporting the housing market in 2016. Explore five housing stocks that are well positioned to ...
  44. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Banks' Bottom Lines

    Examine the impacts of low interest rates on banking industry profits and find out if negative interest rates will have a ...
  45. How the Toys "R" Us Credit Card Works: Benefits and Rewards

    Here's how to apply, along with the benefits, rewards and fine point details of the Toys "R" Us credit card.
  46. 6 Best Tips to Negotiate a Home Purchase

    These tips and techniques can help you negotiate your best deal on your next home purchase in any market condition.
  47. VMMXX: Overview of Vanguard Prime Money Market

    Find out if the Vanguard Prime Money Market Fund is a suitable choice for investing cash in today's low-interest-rate environment.
  48. A Monthly Budget Blueprint for Medical Residents

    Medical students should start budgeting before classes or their residency begins. Here are some tips, including a spreadsheet. ...
  49. 10 Ways to Jump Start Your Savings Plan

    Need to work on your savings strategies? These 10 ideas could save you more than $4,000 per year.
  50. Top 7 Money Management Apps for 2016

    These seven apps can serve as something of an automated, low-level financial advisor in your pocket, helping you track spending, ...
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    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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