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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. 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.
  2. Why BlackRock and Fidelity Are Betting on Brazil

    Oil Drilling: Brazil, the world's hottest stock market, could rise even higher
  3. 8 Essential Four-Letter Words for Financial Health

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

    In a few short years, Wealthsimple conquered the robo-advisor arena in Canada. It's now taking on U.S. millennial investors.
  5. 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 ...
  6. Global Trade Outlook Clouded by Policy Uncertainty

    The World Bank says global trade and economic growth are still struggling
  1. 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 ...
  2. Assessed Value

    Assessed value is the dollar value assigned to a property for purposes of measuring applicable taxes.
  3. Delinquent

    The failure to accomplish what is required by law or duty, such as the failure to make a required payment or to perform a ...
  4. Home Mortgage

    A home mortgage is a loan given by a bank, mortgage company or other financial institution for the purchase of a primary ...
  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. 7 Courses Finance Students Should Take

    These college classes will help you prepare for the working world. Learn how to stand out from your peers.
  1. 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 ...
  2. The Aerospace Industry Supercycle Is Losing Altitude (BA, GE)

    Sluggish economic growth, low oil prices, dollar strength and higher interest rate together suggest the aerospace supercycle ...
  3. What Has Happened to the Peso Since the Election?

    Mexico's central bank announced plans to offer $20 billion in hedges on its currency.
  4. 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 ...
  5. Nvidia on Verge of Major Breakdown (NVDA)

    Nvidia may have broken down from a double top pattern and could enter a major correction that targets the low-70s. (NVDA)
  6. Weekly Update on Commodity ETFs (USO, UGAZ)

    A continued decline in natural gas is driving UNG lower, but oil is ending the week on a high note.
  1. Two Samsung Execs Offer to Resign Amid Scandal

    Two senior executives offered to take responsibility for the company's involvement in a bribery case.
  2. 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 ...
  3. Britain Could Face €63B Payment When It Leaves EU

    That charge includes commitments made by Britain to the treaty, such as pension and loan charges.
  4. Why BlackRock and Fidelity Are Betting on Brazil

    Oil Drilling: Brazil, the world's hottest stock market, could rise even higher
  5. The Aerospace Industry Supercycle Is Losing Altitude (BA, GE)

    Sluggish economic growth, low oil prices, dollar strength and higher interest rate together suggest the aerospace supercycle ...
  6. Novartis Lung Cancer Drug Combo Gets CHMP Nod (NVS)

    Novartis has secured a positive opinion from European CHMP for its lung cancer drug combo.
  1. Two Samsung Execs Offer to Resign Amid Scandal

    Two senior executives offered to take responsibility for the company's involvement in a bribery case.
  2. 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 ...
  3. Why BlackRock and Fidelity Are Betting on Brazil

    Oil Drilling: Brazil, the world's hottest stock market, could rise even higher
  4. The Aerospace Industry Supercycle Is Losing Altitude (BA, GE)

    Sluggish economic growth, low oil prices, dollar strength and higher interest rate together suggest the aerospace supercycle ...
  5. Novartis Lung Cancer Drug Combo Gets CHMP Nod (NVS)

    Novartis has secured a positive opinion from European CHMP for its lung cancer drug combo.
  6. Boston Scientific Recalls Lotus Heart Devices (BSX)

    Boston Scientific is recalling its Lotus heart devices, citing a manufacturing defect.
  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. Wealthsimple

    In a few short years, Wealthsimple conquered the robo-advisor arena in Canada. It's now taking on U.S. millennial investors.
  2. How to Start Investing With Just $100

    Robo-advising is a good way to start investing and take advantage of compounding interest.
  3. Quantitative Trading: Is It For You?

    Quantitative trading is a trading strategy based on mathematical computations.
  4. Open Banking

    Open Banking is a system that provides a user with a network of financial institutions’ data through the use of application ...
  5. Honeypot

    A honeypot is a security measure used to prevent and dismantle cyberattacks by luring attackers to a specific area of a computer ...
  6. Drone Air Traffic Control Start-Up AirMap Raises $26 Million (MSFT, QCOM)

    A company that promises to tackle drone air traffic congestion attracts big name investors.
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