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  1. Understanding the Mortgage Payment Structure

    We explain the calculation and payment process as well as the amortization schedule ...
  2. Prepare Your Finances to Handle Natural Disasters

    The Fort McMurray, Canada, fire is a reminder to take these easy steps to protect ...
  3. Don't Miss These Tax Deductions

    Knowing the tax deductions you're entitled to can make or break your bank account. ...
  4. Best 3 Mortgage Calculator Websites without PMI

    Discover the three best mortgage calculator websites online that do not require you ...
  5. How Much Homeowners Insurance Should You Carry?

    This breakdown of coverage into its component parts will provide the answer.
  6. 5 Tips on Last-Minute Home Winterization

    To ensure your home is in the best shape to survive the chilly weather ahead, here ...
  1. KIE: SPDR S&P Insurance ETF

    Learn about the SPDR S&P Insurance exchange-traded fund, which follows the S&P Insurance ...
  2. Who are Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) main competitors?

    Find out all about the main competitors for Berkshire Hathaway, a Warren Buffett-led ...
  3. Berkley Looking Unloved

    Berkley isn't getting much love, but investors shouldn't forget the solid operating ...
  4. Consolidation And Healthcare REITs

    2010 saw plenty of M&A activity in healthcare REITs. This year looks to be more ...
  5. Insurers Hit By Catastrophe Losses

    Insurers have been hit with a series of catastrophe losses related to recent disasters ...
  6. Ace Limited Sees Growth In Asia And Latin America

    Ace Limited survived the bear market and recession, and is expanding into higher ...
  1. How To Buy Your First Home: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

    Find out everything you need to know to tackle this major purchase without fear. ...
  2. Introduction To Insurance

    Having the right kind of insurance is a critical component of any good financial ...
  1. What is term insurance?

    Term insurance is a type of life insurance policy that provides coverage for a certain period of time, or a specified "term" ...
  2. How are life insurance proceeds taxed?

    Generally, life insurance death benefits that are paid out to a beneficiary in lump sum are not included as income to the ...
  3. What is indexed universal life insurance?

    Indexed univeral life insurance is a lot like universal life insurance, however it does have a couple of wrinkles not found ...
  4. Do FHA loans have private mortgage insurance (PMI)?

    Learn in which instances PMI is required for your FHA loan. Find out when your PMI is no longer necessary and when your lender ...
  1. 6 Ways To Save On Insurance

    Love it or hate it, insurance policies are a necessary expense in everyone's life. ...
  2. 10 Tips For Getting A Fair Price On A Home

    When you're shopping for a home, it's important to understand how homes are priced ...
  3. 5 Steps To Attaining A Mortgage

    If you're serious about buying a home, cleaning up your credit should be the first ...
  4. 5 Simple Ways To Invest In Real Estate

    Although the real estate market has plenty of opportunities for making big gains, ...
  5. 8 Steps To Teach Your Partner Household Finances

    Follow these steps to give your partner a clear picture of your household's financial ...
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