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    The Little People of America offers scholarships for people with dwarfism, their family members, students with disabilities ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. What is Adverse Selection in the Insurance Industry?

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

    Direct Consolidation Loans are not subsidized. Students borrow Direct Subsidized Loans to pay tuition, room and board at ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. Can student loans hurt your credit?

    Paying student loans on time helps build credit; failure to do so, hurts it.
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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.
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. 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 ...
  20. Post-Grad Degrees That Pay The Highest

    A post-graduate degree could be well worth the extra time and expense.
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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..
  25. 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.
  26. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Consumers

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

    Zero-interest loans are not always the no-loss deal they seem to be.
  28. 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 ...
  29. 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 ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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. ...
  35. 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.
  36. 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, ...
  37. Top 7 Unusual Jobs That Pay Six Figures

    A handful of unusual jobs offer a six-figure salary, including elevator installers, funeral home managers and transportation ...
  38. Why Email Marketing Should Be an Advisor Priority

    You have only so much time in your day. Email marketing makes it easier for advisors to maintain that ever-so-important one-on-one ...
  39. What Does Stalled Consumer Sentiment Mean?

    Consumer confidence continues to remain low and it may take major changes in the economy before an optimistic outlook returns. ...
  40. The Charts All Inflation Watchers Need to See

    Getting the inflation call right is one of the most important decisions an investor can make today. We explain in these charts ...
  41. How the Lane Bryant Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards

    As with most cards, those who use it the most receive the most rewards, but be aware that carrying a balance incurs some ...
  42. 7 Ways to Get Cheap Rental Car Deals

    Following these tips can dramatically reduce your final bill.
  43. Talk About Financial Constraints to Your Clients

    Learn how to discuss financial constraints with clients, including time horizon, tax and regulatory constraints, as well ...
  44. Should You Get A CFA, MBA Or Both?

    These certifications require time and money, but combined programs are making obtaining both designations more realistic. ...
  45. How do mortgage lenders verify employment?

    Discover how mortgage lenders confirm your current employment situation, even if self-employed, and learn what types of information ...
  46. Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers

    If you are a teacher and have student loans to repay, you may qualify for a loan forgiveness program.
  47. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not be able to protect your home. But you can ...
  48. Why doesn't Credit Karma offer FICO scores?

    Credit Karma offers a popular way to track credit scores for free. While it does not offer FICO scores, the information it ...
  49. How the Kohl's Credit Card Works: Benefits and Rewards (KSS)

    Find out how the Kohl's charge card works and how shoppers can generate bigger savings throughout the year as a Kohl's cardholder.
  50. How the Southwest Credit Card Works: Benefits and Rewards (LUV)

    Learn how the Southwest Airlines rewards credit card options work, what travel rewards are offered and for whom the card ...
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