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  1. Equipping Your Graduate With Wings

    After I graduated from high school, I moved out of my parents' home. Shortly after moving out I realized I wasn't quite as ...
  2. The Pros And Cons Of Refinancing A Mortgage Loan

    Current refinance rates are at all-time lows; as such, refinancing a mortgage is more attractive than ever before.
  3. How To Refinance When You Are Self-Employed

    Refinancing is complicated, uncertain, nerve-wracking, time-consuming and expensive - here are tips on how to do it when ...
  4. Should You Spend Your Money Or Your Time?

    We've all heard that time is money. It can mean various things to various people. Over time, if you save and invest, you ...
  5. Financial tips and considerations for foreign exchange students coming to the U.S

    Budget Tips for Foreign Students in the U.S.

    Financial tips and considerations for foreign exchange students coming to the U.S - most exchange students in the U.S come ...
  6. The ACA is likely to continue to stir up controversy for some time.

    How the Affordable Care Act Changed Insurance

    6 Ways Obamacare Impacts the Health Insurance Marketplace
  7. 10 Mistakes To Avoid When Trying To Save Money

    Addressing the issue of saving money is the most fundamental, yet neglected aspect of personal finance in the U.S. today.
  8. Considering a Fannie Mae mortgage loan? Here's what you should know, from size limits and rates, to required documents.

    What You Need To Know About Fannie Mae Mortgages

    Considering a Fannie Mae mortgage loan? Here's what you should know, from size limits and rates, to required documents.
  9. Entrepreneur Vs. Small Business Owner, Defined

    An entrepreneur is different from a small business owner, and requires a different temperament.
  10. 5 Ways Your Partner Can Ruin Your Credit

    Financial disagreement is one of the top reasons couples split, and often after one person has ruined the other's finances. ...
  11. The four main credit card networks all have distinct strengths and drawbacks. Be sure you understand their unique traits before making a selection.

    Comparing Credit Card Companies

    The four main credit card networks all have distinct strengths and drawbacks. Be sure you understand their unique traits ...
  12. Within hours of its IPO, Alibaba's market cap surpassed Walmart's. So why is it that so many people still don't know what the Chinese company does?

    Alibaba's Goal: Supplant eBay, Amazon and Paypal

    Within hours of its IPO, Alibaba's market cap surpassed Walmart's. So why is it that so many people still don't know what ...
  13. Top Homebuyer Tradeoffs

    What are you willing to sacrifice when you buy a new home?
  14. Best strategies for obtaining private student loans.

    How To Score A Private Student Loan

    Think of private student loans as a last resort to pay for college – they cost more than other types. Here's how to find ...
  15. How To Avoid Buying A "Lemon" Product

    A lack of information can lead people into bad purchases and bad investments. Find out how you can avoid these lemons.
  16. Six Steps To A Better Business Budget

    This easy but essential process helps owners ensure that their businesses can stay afloat.
  17. What you should and shouldn’t pay with your credit card, why is sometimes better to pay things with a credit card.

    Credit Card Or Cash?

    Credit cards are convenient to use, but not always the best choice. Here are 5 times you shouldn't pay with a credit card ...
  18. Can I roll a Traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    A 529 plan, also known as a "qualified tuition program", is an investment vehicle that allows individuals to save for education ...
  19. Health Insurance Tips For College Students

    Why buy for health insurance when your parents' policy can cover you? Read on to avoid paying twice.
  20. Don't Be Misled By Investment Advertising

    Investment companies and brokers want to sell. Unfortunately, this can result in promotional material that is not entirely ...
  21. Most people should only consider mortgage protection life insurance as a last resort.

    Why You Don’t Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance

    Mortgage protection life insurance sounds great in concept - a guarantee that your mortgage will be paid off if you die unexpectedly. ...
  22. Health Insurance: Paying For Pre-Existing Conditions

    If you bring a pre-existing condition to a new insurer, you may find yourself without coverage.
  23. Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Use these simple ideas to save money and get better coverage for your house.
  24. A Look At Single-Premium Life Insurance

    Want to provide for your dependents and finance your own long-term care? Learn more here.
  25. 5 Services To Usher In New Clients

    Discover ways in which advisors are increasingly choosing to promote their businesses.
  26. Independent 401(K): A Top Retirement Vehicle For Sole Proprietors

    This vehicle has several advtanges over the SEP IRA. Find out why it's often a better alternative.
  27. What You Need To Know About COBRA Health Insurance

    We go through everything you need to know about COBRA so that you can decide if it's right for you.
  28. How Your Finances Compare To The Average American

    The phrase personal finance is pretty apt; your budget, financial goals and income are all unique to you, but there are some ...
  29. In an IPO, who is a greensheet distributed to and for what purpose?

    One of the most talked about documents that arises in the process of introducing a new issue is the greensheet. This is an ...
  30. I am starting a limited liability company (LLC). I will be the sole member. Can I ...

    In a word, yes. A limited liability company (LLC) is eligible to establish a simplified employee pension (SEP). Keep in mind ...
  31. Become A Certified Financial Divorce Analyst

    Use your financial knowledge to help people preserve their financial integrity after a failed marriage.
  32. 7 Cover Letter Blunders

    It's not just your resume that matters. Find out which cover letter mistakes can keep you from landing a job.
  33. 7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  34. While the upcoming retirement of Fannie Mae’s HomePath program is sad news for those wanting a foreclosed home, check out programs at FHA and Freddie Mac.

    Financing Options For Buyers Of Foreclosed Homes

    While the upcoming retirement of Fannie Mae’s HomePath program is sad news for those wanting a foreclosed home, check out ...
  35. Freelance Careers: Look Before You Leap

    Freelance work is a way to escape the daily grind - but don't ignore the added responsibility that comes with freedom.
  36. To Invest Or To Reduce Debt, That's The Question

    Find out how you can make use of that excess cash and improve your financial situation.
  37. Credit Card Arbitrage: Free Money Or Dangerous Gamble?

    Credit card arbitrage is a way to make some money, but it's a major gamble with devastating risks.
  38. 5 Risky Mortgages To Avoid

    There are plenty of ways to end up with a bad mortgage. The risks of these five should make every homebuyer think twice before ...
  39. 8 Steps To An Organized Financial Life

    Check out these eight easy steps that can help you take the confusion out of your personal finances
  40. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  41. 6 Most Successful Kickstarter Campaigns

    These projects got off the ground thanks to the public supplying funding through Kickstarter.
  42. Buy Side Vs. Sell Side Analysts

    Find out the difference between these two Wall Street jobs.
  43. 7 Steps To A Successful Investment Journey

    Before you start investing, educate yourself on financial ideas and develop a strategy that agrees with your personality. ...
  44. 4 Steps To Attaining A Mortgage

    It starts with knowing your choices as well as your price range. We show you how to get there.
  45. 7 Tips For Closing A Credit Card

    Closing a credit card can help improve your credit score by freeing up your available credit or getting out of a high interest ...
  46. Top 6 Ways To Recession-Proof Your Job

    In a recession, financial industry personnel are often hit hard. Find out how to avoid getting the ax.
  47. You Can't Live On Love

    If your head is in the clouds, check out this down-to-earth financial advice for couples.
  48. Consumer Protection Laws You Need To Know

    Knowing these which consumer protection law can help you in particular situations can save you time, money and stress.
  49. Follow Your Passions And Success Will Follow

    Business success is often the result of hard work and having a passion for your career. Here of some example of passionate ...
  50. 10 Sources Of Nontaxable Income

    Taxes are often a deterrent from investing and saving. These financial practices will bring you no tax grief.
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  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    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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