Savings & Loans

  1. How Interest Rates Work on Savings Accounts

    Here's what you need to know to grow your rainy-day fund.
  2. Strategies To Buy The Perfect Vacation Home

    Ask yourself these six questions to make the right decision about a vacation property.
  3. Is Your Mortgage Robbing Your Retirement?

    If you picked the mortgage with the lowest possible monthly payment, you may be blowing ...
  4. How Interest Rates Work On A Mortgage

    A step-by-step explanation of the interest calculations, mortgage types, and how ...
  5. How Risky Are Long-Term Car Loans?

    A look under the hood of long-term car loans.
  6. How Interest Rates Work On Car Loans

    Three big facts to know – and some numbers to crunch to get the best deal.
  1. How Able Lending Works

    A new wave of peer-to-peer and peer-to-business lenders is reshaping the way borrowers ...
  2. How Microfinance and Investment Banking Compare

    Investment banks and microfinance institutions (MFIs) provide similar services, but ...
  3. Meet The Company Behind Your FICO Score

    There are other credit scores that evaluate lending risk, but FICO is still the choice ...
  4. Choose The Best Way To Fund Your Startup: Are ...

    Which is better for a startup - debt or equity? Here are the advantages, challenges, ...
  1. How do I calculate how much home equity I have?

    Find out how to calculate the home equity in your home, your home equity percentage and the loan-to-value, or LTV, based ...
  2. In the context of a bond, what does the principal refer to?

    Get introduced to the world of bond investing and learn what the term "principal" means in reference to a corporate or government ...
  3. What are the similarities and differences between the savings and loan (S&L) crisis ...

    Learn about some of the similarities and differences between the savings and loan crisis and the subprime mortgage crisis ...
  4. What tax implications are there for parties involved with a reverse repurchase agreement?

    Learn about the tax consequences that the buyer can face as a result of a reverse repurchase agreement ("reverse repo") with ...
  1. 5 (Not-So-Extreme) Coupon-Saving Strategies

    Why pay full price when you can get it for less with a coupon? Use these tips to ...
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