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    The amount of money you save by paying your mortgage off quickly will far exceed any benefit from the mortgage interest tax ...
  2. Be Mortgage-Free Faster

    Getting rid of this debt faster has bigger benefits than you might think.
  3. This is the Key to Financial Success

    The earlier you start planning and saving, the better your chances are of living the lifestyle you want.
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    Watch for more large-cap technology companies to recruit investment banking executives for their own top-level management ...
  5. Getting a Mortgage in Your 50s

    The financial considerations are different when you take out a mortgage in your 50s. Here's what you need to review as you ...
  6. How a Cashback/Rewards Checking Account Works

    Discover how some of the best cash-back and rewards programs for checking accounts work, including a simple way to earn up ...
  7. 3 Reasons Not to Buy Houses Just for Price Speculation (FNMA)

    Find out about the downside of speculative home buying. Learn why real estate speculation does not always promise gains even ...
  8. Understanding Your Mortgage

    We walk through the steps needed to secure the best loan to finance the purchase of your home.
  9. How Mortgage Refinancing Affects Your Net Worth

    Find out how to determine whether refinancing will put you ahead or even more behind.
  10. Which Is Better: A 30-Year Or 15-Year Mortgage?

    The difference in monthly payments is what homebuyers think of first when they compare the two. But have you considered these ...
  11. Google Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (GOOGL)

    Discover how Google became a leading online powerhouse and how its top five key customers help keep the company competitive ...
  12. AT&T Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (T)

    Discover why AT&T is a global leader in communication and how networking with its top five key customers helps keep the company ...
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    Discover four ways to find the best companies to work for and how to make sure those companies line up with your personal ...
  14. 5 Best Home Appraisal Online Calculators (NWSA, Z)

    Learn more about online home appraisal calculators and review five of the best calculators, including general reviews of ...
  15. Gateway Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know

    Learn about the operations of Gateway Bank Mortgage, Inc. Discover what mortgage products and services it offers and how ...
  16. Why Inflation Feels Higher Than the Fed's Target Rate

    Follow the monthly readings on core PCE inflation in the Personal Income and Outlays reports to understand the Federal Reserve's ...
  17. 3 Reasons to Avoid Variable-Rate Mortgages

    Understand the difference between fixed-rate and variable-rate mortgages, and learn the primary reasons for avoiding a variable-rate ...
  18. Is the American Dream Dead?

    Find out why the American Dream lives on and how entrepreneurial optimism is driving more innovative start-ups in an age ...
  19. How a Death Benefit in a Variable Annuity Works

    A look at how the death benefit in a variable annuity works.
  20. Walmart Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (WMT)

    Learn about a handful of companies that generate revenue for Wal-Mart, including a gas station chain, a self-serve kiosk ...
  21. Small Life Changes That Save You Money

    There are a number of ways your personal life can impact your bottom line.
  22. 5 Ways New Investors Can Reduce Stress

    Learn five ways to reduce stress prior to investing, involving budgeting, diversification and risk tolerance.
  23. Amerisave Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know

    Find out what you need to know about online mortgage lender Amerisave Mortgage Corporation and what customers are saying ...
  24. Why the Stock Market Isn't Affected by Slow GDP Growth

    Learn how the stock market reached new levels in the years following the financial crisis, even though U.S. economic conditions ...
  25. The Top 4 J.C. Penney Shareholders (JCP)

    Discover J.C. Penney 's top four direct shareholders. Learn about how many shares they hold and obtain a brief description ...
  26. Mortgage Lenders of America Reviews: What You Need to Know

    Learn why Mortgage Lenders of America is recommended by 90% of its customers, based on quality customer service experience ...
  27. Explaining Non-Recourse Debt

    Non-recourse debt limits a lender as to what it can and cannot pursue for collateral.
  28. The Difference Between Hard Money And Soft Money

    At their most basic level, hard money and soft money are terms that describe coins and paper money. But in the U.S., they ...
  29. Credit vs. Debit Cards: Which Is Better?

    Be strategic about the card you choose
  30. Homeowner’s Insurance Gaps to Watch Out For

    Wind and flood damage. Sewer backups. Sinkholes. What coverage are you missing that could cost you a bundle in repairs?
  31. 5 Landscaping Tips that Won’t Break the Bank

    Are you considering selling your home this summer? Then you should get your landscape in shape. Here are five secrets to ...
  32. Wells Fargo Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know

    Learn about Wells Fargo, including a company description, the mortgage products it offers, the rates it provides and consensus ...
  33. Real Estate Flipping: 8 Disclosures You Must Make

    If you don't tell potential buyers about these situations and possible hazards, you could find yourself in court. Here's ...
  34. Twitter Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (TWTR)

    Find out how Twitter came to dominate social media and how the company promotes business for five of its key customers in ...
  35. Alibaba Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (BABA)

    Learn about Alibaba Group Holding and discover the companies that are its key suppliers. Obtain a brief description and analysis ...
  36. 4 Boomer Retirement Basics

    Here are 4 basics for Boomers who want to get a leg up on retirement.
  37. Overbank Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know (EVER)

    Learn about the operations of EverBank Financial Corp. Discover what mortgage products and services the bank offers and how ...
  38. Common Interview Questions for Internal Advisor Consultants

    Learn specific questions you might face at an internal advisor consultant job interview, and practice winning responses to ...
  39. What to Expect on the CFA Level I Exam

    The Level I exam for the Chartered Financial Analyst designation can be challenging. Here's what to expect.
  40. PennyMac Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know (PFSI)

    Learn about PennyMac. Obtain a description of the company, the mortgage products it offers, the rates it provides and general ...
  41. Target Corp: WACC Analysis (TGT)

    Learn about the importance of capital structure when making investment decisions, and how Target's capital structure compares ...
  42. PHH Mortgage Reviews: What You Need to Know

    Learn about PHH Mortgage, including the mortgage products it offers, the rates it provides and a general consensus from consumer ...
  43. Alibaba Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (BABA)

    Find out how Alibaba became a global leader in e-commerce through retail, health and information technology services, and ...
  44. Revolving Credit vs. Line of Credit

    Revolving credit and a line of credit are arrangements made between a lending institution and a business or individual.
  45. 5 Financial Strategies to Last a Lifetime

    To stay consistent with your financial goals, here are five financial strategies to help you grow your balance sheet and ...
  46. Avoid This Life Insurance Policy Pitfall

    Life insurance policies need to be reviewed regularly to make sure that the beneficiary you chose some time ago is still ...
  47. 3 Ways Your Retirement Will Be Different from Your Parents’

    An aging global population has numerous implications for what it means to retire, but there are some key points to highlight ...
  48. Amazon Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (AMZN)

    Discover which companies depend the most on Amazon.com, the largest retailer in the world, for sizable portions of their ...
  49. 4 Financial Recommendations for Millennials

    Explore four basic financial recommendations for Millennials. Find out why systematic savings, debt reduction and financial ...
  50. 5 Unexpected Expenses to Save For

    Rainy day funds are important, and not just in the event of a job loss. Here are five reasons why you should have easy access ...
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
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    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.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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