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  1. Value Offers a Cushion: Why Last Year’s Winners Are Now Losers and Vice Versa

    A trend in markets this year has been the poor performance of last year’s stock market winners, and the resilience of some ...
  2. These Sectors Benefit From Rising Interest Rates

    You've adjusted your debt portfolio to prepare for rising interest rates; now what about your equity holdings? Here are some ...
  3. Home Improvements That Really Pay Off

    Before you invest the cash from your home equity loan in a sunroom or a high-end master suite, take heed: The renovations ...
  4. Seniors: Before You Co-sign That Student Loan

    If that loan isn't paid back, you could be on the line for the whole amount, plus penalties. Ask the 115,000 retirees whose ...
  5. Seven Considerations When You Negotiate Severance

    Someday the ax will fall. It happens in almost every career. Here's how to survive and move on.
  6. 10 Ways To Never Pay Top Dollar At Movie Theaters

    How did we ever survive without $15 movie tickets, outrageous markups at concession stands and headache-inducing 3D screenings? ...
  7. What's the Best Time to Get Long-Term Care Insurance?

    Consider applying for long-term care insurance much sooner than you'll need it. If you wait too long, premiums will likely ...
  8. 6 Critical Moves That Will Save You Time and Money Before Hunting for a Mortgage

    There are many important aspects to consider and research before the process of selecting a home even begins.
  9. Mortgage Amortization Strategies

    Should you get a 30-year mortgage? A 15-year one? Ways to decide which mortgage is the best fit.
  10. Insurance for Millennials

    Four insurance must-haves – and one maybe – for Generation Y
  11. 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 ...
  12. Five Things to Know About Quitclaim Deeds

    If that property you're about to buy has a quitclaim deed, check very carefully before you hand over your cash.
  13. Are Your Expensive Vices covered?

    If your wine, cigars or weed are stolen or destroyed, will your homeowners insurance come to the rescue?
  14. Simple Steps for Rebuilding Your Credit

    Trying to repair your credit? Your first instincts may not be correct. Review your best options for raising a bad credit ...
  15. Time to Accept Credit Card Offers Again?

    How much you could get and whether to respond
  16. When Is The Best Time To Book A Cheap Flight?

    Here are 10 tips to help you score the best airfare the next time you fly.
  17. Crass (But Effective) Ways to Build a College Fund

    Learn from non-profit fundraisers: Encourage friends and family to give your kid college cash, not toys – and say thank you, ...
  18. 4 Free Parking Apps That Save You Time and Money

    Free parking apps that are working to save you gas, time and money.
  19. 11 Ways to Save on Hotel Costs

    One of the biggest expenses when traveling is lodging. According to the latest data from the Hotel Price Index from Hotels.com, ...
  20. 5 Little Money White Lies That Can Leave You in the Red

    The lies you tell yourself can cost you plenty. Beware.
  21. Use Paying Rent to Boost Your Credit Score

    Now, rent payments can work for you – not just against you – to affect your credit rating
  22. 5 Articles to Refresh Your Financial Literacy

    Being smart about things financial can make the difference between a shaky future and a comfortable one
  23. Peri-Retirement: The New Life Transition

    Use your 30s and 40s to imagine new life options – and try them on for size
  24. 7 Things You’re Overpaying for on Vacation

    If you’re looking for summer costs that can be reduced, here are seven to start with.
  25. 6 Credit Card Rules for New College Grads

    Used well, your credit card can build a credit history that gets you jobs, apartments and a lower car-loan rate
  26. Who Are America’s 10 Highest-Paid CEOs?

    Some of the top companies in America are worth billions of dollars, so how much do their CEOs earn annually?
  27. 5 Ways to Know You Are Spending Too Much Money

    Five signs it’s time to put on the brakes, stop spending too much money, and start saving.
  28. Top 15 Colleges Where Graduates Earn The Most Money With Their Degree

    New data revealed from PayScale shows how much graduates are earning from over 1,000 schools around the country.
  29. Credit vs. Debit Cards: Which is Better?

    Be strategic about the card you choose
  30. The Home Appraisal: Your Key to a Successful Refinance

    When you refinance your mortgage, everything hinges on the appraisal. Here's what appraisers look at, how to make your home ...
  31. Summer Blockbusters: Tips on Cutting Your Movie Bill

    There are practical ways you can save money on movie tickets and cut back on how much you spend on movies in general.
  32. Outside-the-Box Financial Strategies to Pay for College

    Four unexpected ways to build your kids' college fund
  33. Are People Really Receiving Their Salary Through Bitcoin?

    Did you know people are having their salaries paid with Bitcoin?
  34. Survey: Americans Still Feel Vulnerable About Healthcare Insurance Under Obamacare

    The Afforable Care Act, aka Obamacare, continues to remain a hot-button political issue as America heads into its mid-term ...
  35. When Is Grad School Worth It?

    How to figure whether the payback you get from going to grad school – earnings, lifestyle, career opportunities – is worth ...
  36. What to Do if You Don't Have a College Fund for Your Child

    Learn how your credit, equity in your home, credit card habits, and other resources can all impact your child's ability to ...
  37. Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Many people who long for early retirement simply may have never known what it's like to enjoy going to work every day. A ...
  38. 10 Sobering Findings About America’s Financial Literacy

    April is Financial Literacy Month, a time to highlight the importance of financial literacy and encourage Americans to learn ...
  39. State Employment Trends: Does a Low Tax/Right-to-Work/Low Minimum Wage Regime Correlate ...

    Employment in Governor Walker’s Wisconsin, as in Governor Brownback’s Kansas, has lagged behind that of the United States ...
  40. What Makes LinkedIn Different From Facebook and Twitter

    Even with its network of 250 million members, Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn Corp. is often overlooked when it comes ...
  41. Understanding FHA Home Loans

    Don't be overwhelmed when filling out these forms. Find out what you need to do here.
  42. Save Money: 5 Expenses You Don’t Need

    Everyone likes having extra cash, and saving money every month doesn’t have to mean making big sacrifices in time, effort, ...
  43. Outside the Box: Hoisington Investment Mgmt Review and Outlook, Q1 2014

    Outside the Box: Hoisington Investment Management Quarterly Review and Outlook, First Quarter 2014
  44. Five Retirement Warning Signs for Millennials

    If Gen Y'ers don't want to keep working forever, here's what they need to do now.
  45. Dental Insurance: Is It Worth the Cost?

    A trip to the dentist can take a big bite out of your wallet, which is why it’s important for some people to purchase dental ...
  46. Why College Graduates Are Settling for Minimum Wage Jobs

    Going to college means you’re going to land a high-paying job and make lot of money, right? That is not the case in today’s ...
  47. Are We Setting Ourselves Up For Another Financial Crisis?

    “More money has been lost because of four words than at the point of a gun. Those words are, ‘This time is different.’”
  48. What $175,000 Will Buy in the Tampa-St. Pete-Clearwater Real Estate Market

    Prices for Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla. area homes are up 13.3% from the same month last year, but the median price ...
  49. No Legwork Wednesday – J.C. Penney And The 'No Sale' Debacle

    When it comes to retailing, a company’s success depends as much on properly positioning its products as it does on the actual ...
  50. 10 Money Scams Aimed At Senior Citizens

    The older people get, the more vulnerable they become to fraud. Here are 10 scams to watch out for -- with FBI tips on how ...
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