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What Is Personal Finance, and Why Is It Important?
Personal finance is about managing your budget and how best to put your money to work to realize your financial independence and goals.
Blockchain Could Make You—Not Equifax—the Owner of Your Data
All hype aside, blockchain technology is really good at one thing: taking out the middlemen. Leaky data brokers' days may be numbered.
8 Reasons to Choose a Real Estate Agent Over "For Sale By Owner"
Tempted to skip the real estate agent, save the commission, and sell your home place yourself? Here are eight reasons why you should reconsider.
Why Housing Deals Fall Through
When a home sale falls through, it's typically due to contingencies not being met or the buyer or seller had a change of heart.
Open House: Definition, How It Works, Advantages & Disadvantages
Open houses are periods of time in which houses or other dwellings are available to be viewed by potential buyers.
Housing Cooperatives: A Unique Type of Home Ownership
Housing cooperatives are often less expensive than apartments, and by becoming a shareholder instead of an owner, they provide some unique benefits and drawbacks.
Fair Market Value (FMV): Definition and How to Calculate It
Fair market value (FMV) is the price of an asset when buyer and seller have reasonable knowledge of it and are willing to trade without pressure.
Investing in Wine With the NBA's Elite Players
In episode 91 of the Investopedia Express with Caleb Silver, we talk to sommeliers, the co-founder of dVIN, and an NBA star at the Food and Wine Classic.
The NYSE and Nasdaq: How They Work
Learn some of the important differences in how the NYSE and Nasdaq operate and the securities that trade on each exchange.
Protect Your Foreign Investments From Currency Risk
Hedging against currency risk can add a level of safety to your offshore investments. Find out more about currency risk analysis in global investing.