Relationship Tips for your House or Apartment Owner
Asked by Tony in Flagstaff, AZ
Answered by Dan Crimmins, Financial Advisor in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Probably not. Is someone depending on your income for support right now? If so, you may want to provide money to support them if you were to die. If not, you probably...
Dan Crimmins
Asked by Edna M in Hermosa Beach, CA
Answered by Helen Barbre Stephens, Financial Advisor in Fort Worth, TX
Hi Edna, You can't sell your securities until you have securities to sell. Here is a link: http://www.sec.gov/answers/lostcert.htm that explains what you need to do...
Helen Barbre Stephens
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How Friends Can Help you Save Money
One of the most effective ways to lose weight is to enlist the help of a friend. A diet and exercise buddy can give you support when you are...
Budgeting Investing & Retiring
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Getting a Bigger Tax Refund
Most advice for cutting your taxes falls into one of three basic categories – minimizing your pre-tax income, maximizing your deductions, an...
Taxes Investing & Retiring
Asked by Kathleen in Portland, OR
Answered by Gordon Kushnick, Insurance Agent in Seattle, WA
Absolutely. In fact, I have two life insurance policies. One term policy and one permanent policy. Term life insurance is designed to provide financial stabilit...
Gordon Kushnick
Asked by Michael in Atlanta Ga
Answered by Helen Barbre Stephens, Financial Advisor in Fort Worth, TX
Passive activities by definition are those trade or business activities where you don't materially participate. Rental real estate is one type, especially if one uses...
Helen Barbre Stephens
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Save Money Now or Pay Later
If you’re like many people, you probably do not start thinking about taxes until next spring in anticipation of the April 15 tax-filing dead...
Taxes Investing & Retiring
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Higher Education, Lower Prices
If your grades do not merit a full-ride academic scholarship to college and you do not have enough athletic skills to stop your grandmother ...
Student Loans Borrowing
Asked by John in Atlanta, GA
Answered by Michael Mezheritskiy, Financial Advisor in Farmington, CT
Good afternoon John, and thank you for your question. Ideally you want to put a way as much as possible in to a 401k account. It offers multiple benefits: Tax differe...
Michael Mezheritskiy
Asked by Brian in Hermosa Beach, CA
Answered by Ted Erickson, Mortgage Broker in Novato, CA
The lowest score required is 500 for an FHA loan.
Ted Erickson
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Odd Prices from Other Countries
Prices in America may leave you scratching your heads sometimes, but they often pale in comparison to some of the odd prices found in other ...
Investing & Retiring The Economy
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From Palladium to Black
Most people think of their credit cards as mere pieces of plastic they use to make purchases. In the process, they might also rack up some f...
Borrowing Credit Cards
Asked by an anonymous user in Arizona
Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial Advisor in Pacific Palisades, CA
You really need to consult with an accountant. It would be well worth the money.
Alex Bentley
Asked by roger taylor in Auburn Hills, MI
Answered by Chad Freeman, Mortgage Broker in Rockville, MD
Hi Roger: It should be possible and you can even refinance it with a new home equity loan. My advice would be to find a competent loan officer that you feel comfort...
Chad Freeman
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How to Stop Strangers from Foreclosing on Your Home
During the financial crisis and Great Recession, thousands of Americans lost their homes to foreclosure when they were unable to pay their m...
Borrowing Taxes Delinquency, Foreclosure & Eviction
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New Credit Scoring Approach May Help Consumers
The vast majority of lenders – an estimated 90% – use FICO credit scores to help them assess loan and credit applicants. A poor FICO score o...
Borrowing Credit Rating

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