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  1. Should You Buy or Build a Home?

    You're ready for a new house. Should you buy it or build it? Here's how to think through the pros and cons, whether it's ...
  2. When a 401(k) Hardship Withdrawal Makes Sense

    If you've exhausted all other avenues, there are ways to withdraw funds before age 59½ – sometimes without the 10% penalty ...
  3. Who Are Ally Financial's Main Competitors? (ALLY)

    Find out which companies are Ally Financials biggest competitors and how it stacks up against them with its auto-lending ...
  4. The Booby-trapped World of Parental College Loans

    Private parent loans can help families pay for college. But the repayment timeline associated with the loans can hurt parents’ ...
  5. iShares U.S. Construction vs. SPDR Homebuilders: Comparing Homebuilder ETFs (ITB, ...

    Learn why the U.S. housing sector may soon take off in 2016, and discover how to easily gain exposure to the sector, through ...
  6. ConAgra Stock to Trade Ex-Dividend (CAG)

    The company has found ways to beat Wall Street earnings estimates in the previous two quarters by an average of 8 cents per ...
  7. GoPro Stock Falls on High Inventory Fears (GPRO)

    It's not looking as if the analyst community is onboard with GoPro's turnaround efforts.
  8. Philips Q1 Results Make IPO Spinnoff More Likely (PHG)

    The direction PHG stock takes from here will likely depend on any update the management provides about the company's separation. ...
  9. The 3 Best Mortgage Lenders for Refinancing

    Understand the refinancing process and why it is often beneficial, and identify several lenders that offers the best refinancing ...
  10. What All the Candidates’ Tax Plans Are Missing

    The presidential candidates have starkly different tax-reform proposals – but none of them gets to the real problem of America's ...
  11. 3 Companies with Low Mortgage Refinance Rates

    Learn why a mortgage refinance might save you thousands of dollars in interest payments, and identify three companies offering ...
  12. The 3 Best Government Money Market Funds (CPFXX, SPAXX)

    Discover three of the most popular and best performing government money market funds well suited for investors seeking capital ...
  13. Should I Use a Money Market Fund Like a Checking Account?

    Discover the differences between a checking account and a money market account, and determine which of these two accounts ...
  14. Interest-Only Mortgage Case Study: Exploring Sweden's Potential New Rules

    Explore Sweden's overheating housing market while learning about the most recently proposed solution and the effect it may ...
  15. Money Market Rates: Yield Analysis Case Study

    Find out why money market rates have been declining in the face of economic growth and an interest rate hike by the Federal ...
  16. 4 Best Podcasts for Business Leaders

    With less time on our hands than ever, it's important we learn from the tried and true and take advantage of these informative ...
  17. 2 Times Money Market Funds Broadly Lost Money

    Discover when money market funds have broken the buck and lost money, and why it is less likely to ever happen again.
  18. The 3 Biggest Mortgage Lenders (NSM, WFC)

    Learn about the top mortgage lenders of 2016, trends impacting the mortgage lending markets, new product options and consumers' ...
  19. Is a money market account the same as a money market fund?

    Discover the differences between money market accounts and money market funds, including minimum balance requirements, withdrawal ...
  20. Would You Save with an Interest-Only Mortgage?

    Sophisticated borrowers might want to consider one of these loans to keep their initial payments low, but they need to fully ...
  21. Chipotle Earnings Coming Up, What to Expect? (CMG)

    True, the free burritos have helped get some customers back into its restaurants. But it's also costing Chipotle $70 million ...
  22. Mortgage Application: Comparing Brick & Mortar vs. Online

    Learn the differences between applying for a mortgage from a brick-and-mortar lender and an online lender. Find out about ...
  23. Is the Money Market Viable for High Net Worth Individuals?

    Learn why money market accounts are a viable investment option for high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) who place high priority ...
  24. The 5 Best Money Market Accounts in 2016 (ALLY, DCOM)

    Find out which nationwide offerings of money market accounts are the best in 2016 with the highest rates, lowest fees and ...
  25. Lowe's Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Customers (LOW, HD)

    Learn information about the five companies that derive the most of their revenues from Lowe’s home renovation and supply ...
  26. Target Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (TGT)

    Learn where the majority of Target Corporation's suppliers operate and the top five individual suppliers that generate most ...
  27. What eBay's Valuation Means for PayPal (EBAY, PYPL)

    Discover why eBay had such a high valuation when it separated from PayPal in July 2015, and what effects the separation had ...
  28. Is this Vanguard Prime Money Market Fund Worth It? (VMMXX)

    Find out if the Vanguard Prime Money Market Fund is a suitable choice for investing cash in today's low-interest-rate environment.
  29. 5 Most Popular Stocks Among Members in Congress

    Here is a look at a few stocks American congressman and senators have in their personal investment portfolios.
  30. 5 Consumer Stocks 'Big Money' Bets With (KO, PEP)

    Investors favoring reliable returns should consider slow-and-steady stocks. One way to find such lower-risk stocks is to ...
  31. 5 Problems the Pros Face in a Rising Rate Environment

    Discover five issues that portfolio managers must contend with as the Fed commits to raising interest rates in the wake of ...
  32. Why Retirement Planning Should Start at Birth

    We’re all told in some way that retirement savings goes hand in hand with our first job. But what if you could start saving ...
  33. Key Features for Selling a Home

    Besides the timing of your listing, the words you use to describe your house can help you sell it faster – and for a higher ...
  34. How to Get Rid of Private Mortgage Insurance

    Private mortgage insurance benefits the lender (the sole beneficiary of PMI), but it can add a sizable chunk to your monthly ...
  35. Money Market vs. CDs: Which Is the Better Investment?

    Find out which short-term savings vehicle, a money market account or a certificate of deposit, is a better investment for ...
  36. 4 Factors to Know About Money Market Reform in 2016 (FII, BAC)

    Learn more about the impending implementation of the money market fund reform, including how it impacts individual and institutional ...
  37. Credit (Receivables) Insurance: Does Your Business Need It?

    This type of insurance will reimburse your business if customers don’t pay their bills. It’s not cheap, but some companies ...
  38. The 25 Highest-Paying Companies (and Jobs) in America

    If you work for one of these 25 companies, you’re going to pull in a six-figure salary. Having the right job helps, too. ...
  39. 4 Reasons Why Renting a Home is a Wise Decision

    We've all heard that a home is a great investment, but is it really? In this article, we will look at four reasons why renting ...
  40. What is the 1003 mortgage application form?

    Learn about the 1003 mortgage application form, what information it requires and why this form is the industry standard for ...
  41. How Quora Works and Makes Money

    Behind the origins and recent growth of the social Q&A platform that elicits quality content from CEOs, president Barack ...
  42. Ivanka Trump's Empire

    Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump's daughter, is a chip off the old block-and yet, totally not.
  43. 3 Points to Consider when Reviewing U.S. Jobs Growth

    Learning how the U.S. unemployment is higher than stated because of involuntary part-time workers, omitted individuals and ...
  44. 6 Best Personal Finance Apps

    The right app can help you track your bills, monitor your bank accounts and credit cards, and otherwise stay on top of your ...
  45. Does 2016 Spell the End of a Global Debt Cycle?

    Examine the growth of global debt from 2010 to 2015. Emerging market debt has grown significantly, while advanced economy ...
  46. Money Market vs. Short-Term Bonds: A Compare and Contrast Case Study

    Discover characteristics of money market and short-term bonds, including how the investments are alike and different, and ...
  47. Health Care Premiums Rise Faster Than Wages in Recent Years

    Discover why the Affordable Care Act is not fulfilling its intended purpose of lowering health care costs and how Americans ...
  48. Why the Ultra Rich Stopped Being Obsessed with Brands

    Good-bye, bling; hello, quiet luxe. The spending habits of the wealthy are changing, and luxury brands must change with them.
  49. The $1M Question: What to Do With a Windfall?

    If you're on the receiving end of a $1M windfall, what would you do with it? Here's what a survey found; the results may ...
  50. How to Forecast Rite Aid's Revenue (RAD)

    Learn a framework for using key performance indicators as a way to forecast Rite Aid's revenue growth on both a quarterly ...
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  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
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    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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