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Reverse Mortgage: The Pros and Cons
Learn how to tell whether your situation makes a reverse mortgage a good idea or a bad one.
Charles Schwab Review
Learn how Charles Schwab compares to other brokers and how its options analysis and trading capabilities have been bolstered recently in our objective review.
How to Choose a Broker
It's your first big investing decision. Which is better for you, a full-service broker, a discount broker or an online account?
ETFs: A Derivative By Any Other Name
Despite two decades of assurances, ETFs may well be dangerous. Remember what they used to say about mortgage-backed securities?
Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC: What’s the Difference?
Before using your home as loan collateral, consider both your financing needs and your appetite for uncertainty.
The Benefits of Mortgage Repayment
Buying a home may be the biggest debt you'll ever incur. Learn the benefits to having a mortgage repayment plan and find out the pros, the cons, and why you should retire it sooner, rather than later.
How to Simplify the Homebuying Process
Buying a new home can be complicated. These tips can help you take the guesswork out of the process and get the best mortgage rate.
10 Ways to Prepare for a Personal Financial Crisis
Life is unpredictable, but if there’s anything you can do to stave off disaster, it’s to be prepared and careful.
Securitize is the process a lender uses to combine or pool debt contracts into a new security to sell to investors.
Is It Worth It to Cash in Old Stock Certificates?
What if you've discovered some old shares in bearer form? Follow our tips to find out if these old stock certificates are worth anything.