Three Essential Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Owning a startup isn’t all it’s cracked up to be—especially at the beginning. In fact, many people have to take a few stabs at it before they get to something that works. John Kobs, CEO and cofounder of Apartment List, …

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4 ways to save on monthly housing costs

Owning a home is cheaper than it was five years ago. Believe it or not, on average, homeowners are spending about $65 less per month on their mortgages than in 2009, according to a recent Census report. Back then, homeowners …

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Should You Borrow from Your Retirement Account to Fund Your Grad School Education?

Anyone preparing to go back to school has probably considered paying tuition, at least in part, with their retirement savings. After all, the money is just sitting there, waiting to be used. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you should use …

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The Fed’s stimulus policies are actually paying off: Study

The Fed was right about some of its stimulus policies, basically. A new study shows that the Federal Reserve’s bond-buying stimulus program, which has kept mortgage rates artificially low for the past four years, had a measurable, positive impact on …

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How to Buy a House with No Regrets

It’s possible to buy a house with no regrets – if you’re willing to do your homework first. In a survey conducted in the second quarter of 2014 by Chase Bank, 39 percent of people said they’d choose a house of …

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Why You Should Never Buy Permanent Life Insurance

If you want to throw your hard-earned money into a hole, then buy permanent life insurance. While life insurance is a key component of your financial planning, it shouldn’t be an expensive investment vehicle. Your policy should cover enough to …

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Investing in a College Education? 5 Tips for Maximizing Your ROI

Whether you’re finishing your bachelor’s degree, getting your master’s degree or a professional certificate, or going to college for the first time, furthering your education is an expensive investment. But, like any other investment, you can earn a lot more …

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3 Tips to Get a Lower interest Rate

Want a lower interest rate, late payment fee forgiveness or a higher credit limit? Just ask for it. Nearly nine out of 10 credit cardholders who asked their credit card companies to waive a late payment fee were successful, and …

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4 Steps to Fighting Your Property Taxes

An increase in property value isn’t always a good thing. Increased property values may mean increased property taxes, leaving you with a much higher tax bill than you anticipated. Some homeowners are shocked when they open that letter and find …

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The Ilyce Glink Show on WSB Radio: September 21, 2014

Ilyce Glink Show on WSB Radio: Giving real estate and personal finance advice.  From refinancing your mortgage to finding the right real estate agent to your investment choices and your every day decisions on money, you can rely on Ilyce …

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