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  1. Health Insurance: Paying For Pre-Existing Conditions

    If you bring a pre-existing condition to a new insurer, you may find yourself without coverage.
  2. 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. ...
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Become A Certified Financial Divorce Analyst

    Use your financial knowledge to help people preserve their financial integrity after a failed marriage.
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  14. 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
  15. 6 Most Successful Kickstarter Campaigns

    These projects got off the ground thanks to the public supplying funding through Kickstarter.
  16. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. You Can't Live On Love

    If your head is in the clouds, check out this down-to-earth financial advice for couples.
  23. 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.
  24. 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. ...
  25. Don't Forget The Kids: Save For Their Education And Retirement

    Retirement and education financing are the two most important planning items for taxpayers.
  26. 10 Sources Of Nontaxable Income

    Taxes are often a deterrent from investing and saving. These financial practices will bring you no tax grief.
  27. Watch Your Back In The Annuity Game

    Find out how to get the upper hand when dealing with this payout challenge.
  28. Understanding Your Insurance Contract

    Learn how to read one of the most important documents you own.
  29. 5 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

    Learn 5 ways to make your resume stand out from the rest.
  30. 9 Ways To Go Bankrupt

    It may seem obvious, anyone who continuously spends more than they are making will be facing bankruptcy in no time. But there ...
  31. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming up with the cash.
  32. I have a small business, and I'm considering setting up an SEP IRA. What are leased ...

    Generally, a leased employee is the employee of an outside organization from which you lease the employee's services. For ...
  33. I am a first-time home buyer. If I take a distribution from my 401(k) to purchase ...

    As you may already know, you must meet certain requirements, outlined in the 401(k) plan document, to be considered eligible ...
  34. ARMed And Dangerous

    In a climate of rising interest rates, having an adjustable-rate mortgage can be risky.
  35. What You Need To Know About Financial Analysts

    Thinking about relying on analyst recommendations for your next trade? We'll show you what to watch out for.
  36. Credit Scams To Watch Out For

    More than 30 million people were victims of fraud in 2007. Will you be next?
  37. Protecting Your Financial Documents From Disaster

    Organizing and updating your records regularly can save you a lot of grief in a time of crisis.
  38. Avoid The Downsides Of Downsizing In Retirement

    Done right, downsizing can still be a good idea. You can have more money, simplify your life, and reduce home-maintenance ...
  39. How Influential Economists Changed Our History

    Find out how these five groundbreaking thinkers laid our financial foundations.
  40. Build A Wall Around Your Assets

    Learn how to protect your money from lawsuits, creditors and other judgment proceedings.
  41. The Income Property: Your Late-In-Life Retirement Plan

    You're nearing retirement age and you don't have the nest egg you need. Here's how an income property can help you make up ...
  42. The History Of Insurance

    The first written policy appeared in Hammurabi's Code. Find out how it evolved from there.
  43. Everything You Should Know About Corporate-Owned Life Insurance

    This type of insurance is a policy taken out on you by your company. Read on to find what it's all about.
  44. How Gen Y Can Avoid Working Forever

    Despite tough odds, Gen Y has time to build a strong future with more control over their lives than earlier generations. ...
  45. Picking Your First Broker

    If you're a rookie investor, your first big investment decision should be an informed one.
  46. Relationship Money Matters

    Whether married, single or somewhere in between, you'll face unique financial challenges.
  47. I have a small business (LLC), which I operate part-time. I also work full time for ...

    As long as you have no ownership in the company for which you work full-time and the only relationship you have with the ...
  48. What is a tuck-in acquisition?

    A tuck-in acquisition, often referred to as a "bolt-on acquisition", is a type of acquisition in which the acquiring company ...
  49. Members Of Congress With The Highest Net Worth

    Members of Congress make much more than the average American citizen. Here are the four wealthiest congressmen.
  50. 6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

    It's not just your friends who can find your information - potential employers may visit as well.
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