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Use Apps to Keep Track of Your Finances

It’s easier to keep tabs on your finances now than ever before. Financial apps allow you check your bank account or monitor the stock market with the touch of a finger, and Americans are taking…

Invest in Stocks? Don’t Overdo It

Americans are enamored with the stock market. More than half of all U.S. families (52 percent) own stocks in some way, whether it’s through a 401(k) retirement account or investments in a brokerage account. The…

The Stock Market is Volatile. Don’t Freak Out.

On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped four percent—the largest one-day percentage decline since 2011. On Tuesday, the Dow closed 567 points higher and rose as much as 600 points. C’est la vie on…

House Hunting? Here are the Top 3 Cities…

Whether you’re trying to find a new home or a new property investment to rent out, not all cities are created equal. Expensive locales such as New York and San Francisco have plenty to offer,…

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HELP! I Can’t Pay My Mortgage

 If you can’t pay your mortgage or are worried about missing a mortgage payment, call your mortgage servicer right away. You should also contact a HUD-approved housing counselor to get free, expert assistance on avoiding…

Here’s How Investment Firms Buy Your Loyalty

Trusted investment professionals who offer sound advice and maintain great relationships with clients—full-service brokerage firms work hard to attract and retain these stars. Such advisers attract investable assets that generate reliable revenue for the firm.…