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  1. How Life Insurance Can Help With Liquidity

    Life insurance can provide liquidity in personal and business situations when access to capital is essential. Learn how to ...
  2. Protecting Your Assets from Contingencies

    It really doesn't matter how well you've saved or invested if your assets aren't protected.
  3. Here's Where Investment Banks Are Recruiting (GS, C)

    The question of "Where do investment banks recruit?" is best answered through an analysis of the top schools where investment ...
  4. 4 Books Teresa Clarke Is Reading

    Teresa Clarke, former Goldman Sachs investment banking director and current head of Africa.com, has put together an interesting ...
  5. A How-to For Putting Your 529 College Savings to Work

    After years of saving for college, you don't want a misstep when it's time to use your 529 assets. We offer some do's and ...
  6. Top 10 Companies That Will Pay for School (SBUX, T)

    Scrutinizing employee benefits can help people in the job market chose employers strategically to find companies that will ...
  7. Sallie Krawcheck: Investopedia Profile

    Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck tells Investopedia why she thinks the US retirement crisis is really a women's crisis.
  8. Advisors: How to Reach Clients With Hashtags

    Hashtags are a valuable discovery tool in your social media strategy—as long as you're using them correctly and effectively. ...
  9. The Benefits of a Mortgage in Low Rate Environment

    The idea of simply paying off the mortgage has become an antiquated way of thinking due to the current low interest rate ...
  10. The Crippling Cost of Self-Insuring Long-Term Care

    Covering the cost of long-term care without insurance can deplete retirement savings quickly.
  11. The Most Interesting Phenomenon in Today’s Jobs Market

    There has been much focus over the past week on the August payroll growth slowdown and what it means for the timing of the ...
  12. Samsung Galaxy 7 and the 5 Most Costly Product Recalls

    The recalls of these products not only affected consumers, but the companies that manufactured the products as well.
  13. 10 Best Life Insurance Companies of 2016 (MCO, PRU)

    The 10 best life insurance companies of 2016 have strong financials, longstanding brands and excellent reputations for customer ...
  14. Top 5 Health Insurance Providers for the Self-Employed (HUM, AET)

    Under the ACA, the self-employed have more health insurance options than ever before. Find out which providers offer the ...
  15. AET: How Aetna's Stock Price Rose 13% in 6 Months

    This review of an analysis of Aetna's stock price performance through the first part of 2016 explains the stock's general ...
  16. Retirees: Here's How You Can Go to College for Free

    Although young adults have to pay out tens of thousands of dollars for a college education, retirees can go to college for ...
  17. How to Be a Savvy Saver From the Start

    Here's why saving early will get you in the habit for the long-term, and give you a huge head start on your life's financial ...
  18. Is Selling Food From Your Home a Viable Way to Make Money?

    Selling food from home has its challenges, including adherence to legal requirements and "cottage food" laws, which are necessary ...
  19. How to Find the Best Life Insurance Agent

    Choosing a life insurance agent is the first and most important step in obtaining coverage. Buyers should pay attention to ...
  20. Partner With a Financial Advisor That Adds Value

    Learn why financial advisors should partner and how it can add value to a practice. Also learn about types of partnerships ...
  21. Good News! Americans Are Earning More

    After years in the doldrums, incomes are up – and not just for the 1%. Here's who's benefiting.
  22. 4 Reasons to Collect Social Security Payments Now

    The longer you wait to collect Social Security, the more you get. But for people who are in failing health or need income, ...
  23. Here's What to do If You Have a Lien on Your House

    Liens attach to an asset, not an individual, and are intended to protect creditors. And they can be removed.
  24. 3 Key Financial Guidelines for College Graduates

    College graduates face a multitude of challenges these days, so help them out by sharing your best personal finance tips. ...
  25. The 10 Best Community Colleges in the United States

    The top community colleges in the U.S. are strong on technical education and job placement. The best community colleges provide ...
  26. 5 Things CPG Companies Can Do to Win More Growth (AMZN, KR)

    This summary of McKinsey's report details the five imperatives consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies can employ to obtain ...
  27. Insurance Do's and Don'ts for Young Doctors

    These are the insurance do's and don'ts for young medical professionals.
  28. Protecting Against Private Student Loan Servicers

    The CFPB’s recent student loan settlement with Wells Fargo highlights how important it is to know how to protect against ...
  29. Top 5 Books to Learn About the Banking Industry (JPM, BAC)

    Here are five of the top recommended books to read in order to gain a thorough understanding of the all-important banking ...
  30. Money and Millennials: Setting Financial Goals

    Managing savings and expenses, and setting goals early in life, will help Millennials get on a path to long-term financial ...
  31. ETSY: How Etsy's Stock Price Rose 53% in 6 Months

    Etsy's stock price has begun to move higher in the past six months after falling more than 80% after its IPO due to improvements ...
  32. The Lucrative Business of Summer Camps for Adults

    Due to the increasing need to disconnect from technology and meet new friends, adult summer camps are a booming business ...
  33. Life Insurance Replacement: Rules, Laws & Regulations

    When replacing a life insurance policy, a lot can go wrong for the consumer. Find out how life insurance replacements are ...
  34. Is Amazon Prime's $99 Annual Fee Worth it? It Depends (AMZN)

    More than 60 million people think Amazon Prime is a good deal. Here is how to determine if Prime membership may be worth ...
  35. 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 ...
  36. Individual vs. Group Health Insurance: What's the Difference?

    The Affordable Care Act requires all Americans to get health insurance through employers or the federal exchange, and differences ...
  37. How Many Mortgage Lenders Should You Apply To? (FICO)

    Applying to multiple mortgage lenders can get you a better deal, but it comes with a few drawbacks.
  38. Behind Morgan Stanley's 54.6% Decrease in 10 Years (MS)

    Morgan Stanley's price chart resembles its benchmarks, but its -54.6% 10-year return was driven by poor financial results ...
  39. The Rise of Alternative Economics

    Alternative economics has provided businesses, borrowers and lenders with the opportunity to overcome restrictions such as ...
  40. Why Low-End Jobs Are Paying More

    More companies are now paying employees in low-end jobs higher wages. Here is why – and who benefits.
  41. How Smokers Can Obtain Life Insurance

    Smokers pay higher premiums for life insurance than nonsmokers. However, they can still find a great deal by shopping around ...
  42. How Do Mortgage Lenders Get Paid and Make Money?

    When homebuyers educate themselves on how mortgage lenders get paid and make money, they are more likely to save thousands ...
  43. Teachers: Who is Managing Your 403(b)?

    It's imperative that teachers research the practices of their retirement fund managers, who should always be working in their ...
  44. How to Protect Assets from Creditors and Lawsuits

    Proper planning is required to ensure that a client’s assets are truly protected. Here are some strategies that can help ...
  45. 3 Things a Personal Finance Class Can't Teach You

    A personal finance class teaches the basic tenets of spending, borrowing and investing. However, some financial concepts ...
  46. Do Credit Unions Offer the Best Auto Loan Rates?

    Credit unions' auto loan rates are often lower than the rates at dealerships and traditional banks. Learn the pros and cons ...
  47. Do You Make More Money Than a Cruise Ship Captain?

    As the cruise-ship industry continues to grow, ship captains are in demand, but it's a strenuous and demanding path to the ...
  48. America's Best 10 Banks for Customer Service (HBAN, TD)

    When investing in the retail banking sector, consider using J.D. Power’s customer satisfaction score as a performance metric ...
  49. Groupon: Do Sales Taxes Still Apply? (GRPN)

    Merchants must be able to properly determine whether they owe Groupon taxes on the retail price of the items being offered ...
  50. A Back-to-School Savings Study Guide

    These four easy tips will help you spend less on back-to-school shopping no matter when you go.
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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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