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Retirement or Student Debt: What Should Millennials Prioritize? 7

It's a dilemma that many young professionals in their 20s and 30s are now facing: is it better to put more money towards retirement or to pay off student loans faster? To many the choice may seem simple. After all Millennials won't be retiring for several decades and having a...

Lending Club Said to be Eyeing Bond Deals for Loans

Could FinTech lending leader Lending Club be looking to make bond deals for some of their loans? According to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal it's looking like the answer is "yes." WSJ is reporting that Lending Club is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Jefferies Group to...

The "0% Interest" Dilemma: Is it a Good Deal? 3

Lately more and more retailers have begun offering 0% interest financing deals on everything from electronics to theme park passes. On the one hand these offers are a step up from other forms of financing such as credit cards that charge steep interest rates for the convenience of monthly payments....

Trick Yourself into Saving with These 3 Tips 6

Have you ever known someone who set their watch or the clock in the car ahead to trick themselves into arriving places on time? It seems like something that shouldn't work and yet for some chronically tardy individuals it does. This idea of tricking yourself into better habits can also...

SEO Essentials Every Small Business Website Needs to Get Results 14

No matter what the nature of your small business is it's never enough to just exist — you need to get the word out about your business. One of the most effective ways to do this is by utilizing what's known as search engine optimization (SEO). While SEO helps potential customers...

Financial Tips for Newlyweds

No matter how you look at it getting married can have a huge effect on your finances. From the exorbitant cost of a wedding to merging incomes and debts, it's no wonder that money is such an important topic for newlyweds. That's why Trent Hamm at Lifehacker recently compiled a...

Tax Day 2016: Where Does Your Tax Dollar Go? 4

Today — April 18th — is Tax Day 2016 when millions of procrastinating Americans are sending off their 2015 tax returns to meet today's filing deadline. When preparing your return you often have to break down your earning and spending into categories and see where at least some of the money...