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  1. 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 ...
  2. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  3. Why Are the Cayman Islands So Popular With Hedge Funds?

    Here's a recent Q&A on what makes the Cayman Islands popular with hedge funds.
  4. More People to Pay Off Debt than Spend Tax Refund Cash in 2017

    Financial security weighs heavy as people choose prudence over spending the extra refund cash
  5. 8 Reasons Not to Sell Your Home Without An Agent

    Is saving the seller's side of the agent's commission worth the trouble of selling your home without one? Why it could cost ...
  6. Vacation Home or Income-Producing Investment?

    There is an alternative to letting your cottage sit empty all year, but turning a profit won't be easy.
  1. Why Don’t Regulators Check All Broker Dealers?

    Reports indicate that there is a growing need for increased supervision of brokers.
  2. The Parental Support Young Millennials Get? A Lot

    By now it’s no secret that parental support for Millennials is extensive. So how much is it exactly?
  3. Why BlackRock and Fidelity Are Betting on Brazil

    Oil Drilling: Brazil, the world's hottest stock market, could rise even higher
  4. Top 10 Mistakes on Tax Returns

    These common mistakes on tax returns are easily avoided. Here's what to double-check before you file your return this year.
  5. 8 Essential Four-Letter Words for Financial Health

    By embracing these four-letter words, you can take steps to improve your financial health.
  6. Wealthsimple

    In a few short years, Wealthsimple conquered the robo-advisor arena in Canada. It's now taking on U.S. millennial investors.
  1. 9 Ways to Cost-Effective Interior Design

    With these 9 tips and a little enterprising DIY spirit, you can make interior design cost-effective and transform your home.
  2. Mortgage Do’s and Don’ts for 2017

    With rising mortgage rates this year, homebuyers need to be especially smart about mortgage do’s and don’ts.
  3. The Parental Support Young Millennials Get? A Lot

    By now it’s no secret that parental support for Millennials is extensive. So how much is it exactly?
  4. Pros and Cons of VA Loan Down Payments

    Are making VA loan down payments when buying a home a good idea? Why put money down when you don’t have to? Let’s take a ...
  5. Creditor

    A creditor is an entity that extends credit by giving another entity permission to borrow money if it is paid back at a later ...
  6. Assessed Value

    Assessed value is the dollar value assigned to a property for purposes of measuring applicable taxes.
  1. Foot Locker Sets Confident Tone (FL, DSW)

    Foot Locker's better-than-expected quarterly results are driving investor interest in other footwear retailers.
  2. RBC Could Sell Asia Wealth Businesses (RY)

    Royal Bank of Canada may pull up stakes in Asia, where profitability lacks scale for the financial institution.
  3. J.C. Penney to Close Up to 140 Stores (JCP)

    In a plan to spruce up its brand, J.C. Penney says it will shutter up to 140 locations.
  4. Cobalt Scarcity Risks Hurting Electric Auto Makers (TSLA, JCI)

    The plummeting availability of cobalt, which is used to power lithium-ion batteries, represents a major challenge for electric ...
  5. Earnings on Tap for Three Big Retailers

    Three major retailers will offer reality checks on industry headwinds that include the painful transition to e-commerce and ...
  6. Bankruptcy Looms for HHGregg (HGG)

    Ailing appliance and electronics retailer HHGregg is mulling strategic options to reverse plunging sales.
  1. No Shoring

    No shoring refers to situations where companies bring business functions back to their home jurisdictions only to automate ...
  2. The Week Ahead: February 27-March 3, 2017

    Trump's speech before Congress will draw scrutiny, after his partial media ban at a White House briefing on Friday.
  3. Warren Buffett's Annual Shareholder Letter for 2017 (BRK.A, AAPL)

    The Oracle of Omaha delivers his annual letter to shareholders.
  4. Cosmetics Industry Disruptors Target Millennials

    New market entrants find success in offering premium quality brands at affordable prices.
  5. 9 Ways to Cost-Effective Interior Design

    With these 9 tips and a little enterprising DIY spirit, you can make interior design cost-effective and transform your home.
  6. Mortgage Do’s and Don’ts for 2017

    With rising mortgage rates this year, homebuyers need to be especially smart about mortgage do’s and don’ts.
  1. Cosmetics Industry Disruptors Target Millennials

    New market entrants find success in offering premium quality brands at affordable prices.
  2. Strong Earnings Lift These Two Consumer Goods Cos.

    Kimberly Clark and Clorox rally on quarterly earnings reports that surpassed estimates.
  3. Twitter CEO Made $7M Stock Purchase This Month

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey bought shares of the social network earlier this month, despite a poor Q4.
  4. Foot Locker Sets Confident Tone (FL, DSW)

    Foot Locker's better-than-expected quarterly results are driving investor interest in other footwear retailers.
  5. DISH, EchoStar Posts Q4 EPS That Beats Views

    DISH Networks and EchoStar posted earnings that beat views, signaling possible M&A action.
  6. Tobacco Giants Push New ‘Alternative Products’

    As many quit cigarettes, firms such as BAT are creating new products 'across the harm spectrum.'
  1. 4 Big Reasons Your Expenses Could Rise in Retirement

    Here's how to save where you can while you enjoy the fruits of all those years at the office.
  2. Keep the Family Business Going With a Succession Plan

    Having a succession plan ready is the key to a family business surviving the next generation.
  3. Summary Plan Description

    The summary plan description is a document that employers are required to give to employees in retirement plans or health ...
  4. 8 Reasons to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Switching jobs? Moving your retirement savings into an IRA has advantages that may allow you to build a larger nest egg.
  5. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 50s

    Here are three ways financial advisors can help 50-somethings plan for retirement.
  6. Should I Save for Retirement or College Tuition?

    Here's some in help in deciding whether to save more for your kids' college vs. your retirement.
  1. No Shoring

    No shoring refers to situations where companies bring business functions back to their home jurisdictions only to automate ...
  2. AI Winter

    AI winter refers to a period of time during which funding for activities aimed at developing human-like intelligence in machines ...
  3. Data Exhaust

    Data exhaust is the trail of information that is left behind as a result of a person’s digital activity.
  4. Procter & Gamble to Cut Gillette Prices (PG)

    P&G have noticed gaps in its product pricing model, and it's working to close that gap by lowering prices.
  5. Cobalt Scarcity Risks Hurting Electric Auto Makers (TSLA, JCI)

    The plummeting availability of cobalt, which is used to power lithium-ion batteries, represents a major challenge for electric ...
  6. Senior Executive in Uber's Self-Driving Unit Quits

    This may be the latest setback for Uber, which has been embroiled in multiple controversies this year.
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