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  1. 7 Car Buying Mistakes That Cost You Money

    These seven mistakes can have you spending much more than you should on your new car.
  2. Long-Term Care: How Medicaid Stacks Up

    Clients who think Medicaid is a good option for long-term care usually don't know the rules that come with the process of ...
  3. Picking the Best Insurance Provider for Your Needs

    Whole life insurance can come in different flavors and varieties. Scroll through this list to see which options best suit ...
  4. Understanding Private Mortgage Insurance

    Private mortgage insurance, or PMI, protects lenders against loss if a borrower defaults.
  5. What is a Syndicate?

    A syndicate is a group of professionals that temporarily form into one entity to handle a large transaction that’s too big ...
  6. What is securitization?

    Securitization is the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming ...
  7. How Long Should My Resume Be?

    What matters most is that you provide the information an employer is seeking in a concise and direct manner.
  8. What are The Best Ways to Save on Moving Costs?

    Because buying a house isn’t cheap, funds might be limited during your move. So, to avoid additional stress, here are seven ...
  9. Top Tips for Managing a Prospective Client Meeting

    These tips are essential when it comes to managing that first meeting with a prospective client.
  10. How Much Rent Can You Afford on $50K a Year?

    Before you go apartment hunting, spend some time calculating a price range that works for you. Here's how.
  11. Student Loan Refinancing: The Pros and Cons

    To refinance your student loan or not? Here are the top pros and cons to consider.
  12. Mutual Vs. Publically Traded Insurance Companies

    Should you buy your insurance policy from a mutual or publically traded insurance company?
  13. Understanding Loans

    A loan is the act of giving money, property or other material goods to another party with the expectation of being repaid.
  14. Are Student Loans Putting Your Retirement At Risk?

    Can't think about saving for retirement because you are drowning in student loan debt? Here are some solutions.
  15. Tips for Talking About Money at Every Step of a Relationship

    How much you talk about money differs, depending on the stage of the relationship.
  16. Understanding Credit Card Interest

    Paying these rates can impact your disposable income and your investment returns.
  17. 8 Ways for Retirees to Improve Their Credit Score

    These simple strategies will go a long way toward helping raise a damaged credit score.
  18. 10 Unfamiliar Ways to Help Pay Down Medical Bills

    Mounting medical bills can be frightening. But these out-of-the-box solutions can help you avoid ruining your credit rating ...
  19. Medicare 101: Do You Need All 4 Parts?

    At age 65, most people have to sign up for Medicare. Learn which of its four programs are mandatory – and which you can skip.
  20. Is A Stockbroker Career For You?

    Discover what you need to become a stockbroker and the variety of opportunities that are now available to you.
  21. Bernie Sanders' Socialized Medicine: Tax and Save?

    Vermont senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders laid out his ambitious healthcare plan during the recent ...
  22. Amazon Shareholders Should Worry About Prime Air

    Amazon's Prime Air is an amazing idea that is filled with potential issues that should worry shareholders.
  23. Financial Literacy Tools for Small Business Owners

    Learn more about where you can access some of the best free financial literacy resources and tools available for small business ...
  24. 5 Denver Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn why Denver is one of the hottest markets in America for startups, and identify five of the top startups that are emerging ...
  25. 5 London Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn why London's startup scene is so prolific, and identify some of the hottest companies emerging from this scene as of ...
  26. Dividend-Paying Whole Life Insurance: What to Know

    Many whole life insurance policies pay dividends. Here are what policyholders need to consider.
  27. 5 Boston Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn why Boston is a hot market for startups, and familiarize yourself with a few of the top startups that have emerged ...
  28. 5 Raleigh-based Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn about the startup scene in the Research Triangle hub of Raleigh, North Carolina. Discover which startups are the hottest ...
  29. 5 Toronto Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn how Toronto has built a fertile climate for startups, and identify some of the top companies to emerge from the city's ...
  30. eBay: An Activist Investment Analysis (EBAY)

    Find out how legendary investor Carl Icahn took on e-commerce giant eBay in 2014 in a battle that led to eBay separating ...
  31. Living in the Dominican Republic on $1,000 a Month

    Determine whether a $1,000 monthly budget is enough to live comfortably and safely in the Dominican Republic, an island nation ...
  32. Answer These 7 Questions Before Applying for a Loan For Your Startup

    Learn the seven key questions every budding entrepreneur needs to have answers to before sitting down with a lender to discuss ...
  33. Best US Equity Sector Since Market Peak October 2007

    Find out about the best U.S. equity sectors since market peak in October 2007, how they became the best and what may happen ...
  34. Fixed Income Trader: Career Path & Qualifications

    Discover the career path the most fixed income traders follow and learn more about the qualifications needed and the average ...
  35. Accountant: Career Path & Qualifications

    Learn the different career paths a new accountant can take, and understand the educational requirements for the career, which ...
  36. What's Better: Whole Life or Term Insurance?

    Life insurance can be a difficult decision to make, especially for a young adult. Here's a look at the benefits and costs ...
  37. This Big Expense Can Ruin a Retirement

    One of the greatest joys of retirement is being able to relax, knowing that one of your biggest expenses — your mortgage ...
  38. Six of the Best Credit Cards for Seniors

    You’re retired, but the expenses don't stop. If you’re looking for a new credit card, which should you choose? Here are six ...
  39. Controller: Job Description & Average Salary

    Learn about becoming a controller and what the job entails. Understand the education and skills required, and how much money ...
  40. 5 Detroit-based Startups That Emerged This Century

    Learn how startups are changing the face of Detroit, a city long dominated by large corporations, and identify the specific ...
  41. Living in China on $1,000 a Month

    Learn how you can live comfortably on a $1,000 monthly budget in China, a country known around the world for its growing ...
  42. How HSAs Work

    Health savings accounts are a boon for covering current and future medical expenses, even into retirement. This tutorial ...
  43. How Does Zola Work and Make Money?

    Learn how the online retailer startup Zola is bringing the wedding registry industry into the 21st century with a vast array ...
  44. Consumer Defensive Stocks: Are These 2016's Best?

    These eight consumer defensive stocks meet strict objective parameters for top-tier investment potential in 2016.
  45. Tips for Helping a Junior Advisor Succeed

    Bringing on new partners means helping them get acclimatized and showing them the ropes. These tips help get you started ...
  46. Data Analyst: Job Description & Average Salary

    Learn about a data analyst career and how much money you can expect to make. Understand the skills and education needed to ...
  47. CreateSpace or FastPencil: Which Self-Publishing Platform Should You Use

    Here are the pros and cons of the self-publishing services offered by CreateSpace and FastPencil.
  48. 4 Financial Fitness Tips for 30-Somethings

    When it comes to investing, your retirement plan could be considered the core of your financial well-being. Here we tell ...
  49. Pinterest:  Bringing the Ca-Ching to the Retail Register

    Pinterest is more than just an online scrapbooking platform. It's a unique form of social media that spreads product awareness ...
  50. Disney Rewards Visa vs. Disney Premier Visa Card

    Disney lovers, find out which Disney credit card is right for you.
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