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  1. A Quick Guide to How FAFSA Loans Work

    If you’re headed to college and want to know how to apply for financial aid, this ...
  2. How Super PACs Work

    The Federal Election Commission left a loophole in the election donation process: ...
  3. Private Prison Stocks Hammered by DoJ Phase-Out ...

    The Department of Justice is taking steps to end its use of private prison contractors, ...
  4. The Reinsurance Industry: An Inside Look

    Low demand and high regulatory pressures may be problematic for the global reinsurance ...
  5. New Social Security Bill Raises Payroll Tax Cap

    Social Security needs to fixed, and a Republican-led bill aims to do just that by ...
  6. What Causes A Currency Crisis?

    Find out what can cause a currency to collapse and what central banks can do to help. ...
  1. Private Prison Stocks Hammered by DoJ Phase-Out ...

    The Department of Justice is taking steps to end its use of private prison contractors, ...
  2. Is Einhorn Investing in the Next Valeant Stock? ...

    Learn why famed hedge fund manager David Einhorn initiated a long position in Mylan ...
  3. Is Investment Banking Peaking? (PFE, AGN)

    Learn about the numerous challenges facing investment banking and explore whether ...
  4. How M&A Breakups Are Hurting Investment Banks' ...

    Discover what happens when mergers and acquisitions fail. Learn about three major ...
  5. Will the Next Financial Crisis Come From Europe? ...

    Discover why the European financial system might be in trouble, why the European ...
  6. Microsoft Sues DoJ Over Data Request Order (MSFT)

    Microsoft is fighting for customer privacy and its right to tell customers what it ...
  1. Which countries have the highest tariffs?

    Find out which countries have the most restrictive import tariffs on international products as ranked from data collected ...
  2. What do economists believe causes economic growth?

    Learn the different theories for what economists believe causes economic growth, including the big differences between supply-side ...
  3. Can FHA loans be used for condos?

    Learn about Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans and how individuals can use them to buy condos on the FHA-approved ...
  4. Can I get dental insurance with Medicare?

    Learn about Medicare and how it does not offer dental insurance and only covers specific dental procedures under certain ...
Hot Definitions
  1. IRS Publication 970

    A document published by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that provides information on tax benefits available to students ...
  2. Federal Direct Loan Program

    A program that provides low-interest loans to postsecondary students and their parents. The William D. Ford Federal Direct ...
  3. Cash Flow

    The net amount of cash and cash-equivalents moving into and out of a business. Positive cash flow indicates that a company's ...
  4. PLUS Loan

    A low-cost student loan offered to parents of students currently enrolled in post-secondary education. With a PLUS Loan, ...
  5. Graduate Record Examination - GRE

    A standardized exam used to measure one's aptitude for abstract thinking in the areas of analytical writing, mathematics ...
  6. Graduate Management Admission Test - GMAT

    A standardized test intended to measure a test taker's aptitude in mathematics and the English language. The GMAT is most ...
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