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Asked by JOSE BALLARD in STATEN ISLAND
Answered by Chad Freeman, Mortgage Broker in Rockville, MD
Jose: Thanks for your question. There is nothing stopping you from doing either. However be advised that 1) There are specific guidelines for renting your home and ...
Chad Freeman
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 These Financial Powerhouses Make Markets and Money
You have probably heard and read about investment banks and investment banking. But if you’re like most people, you may be a little fuzzy ab...
Banks Investing & Retiring Banking
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And How to Stick to It
In 21st century America, the idea of budgeting seems almost passé. After all, with practically unlimited credit available on a seemingly nev...
Budgeting Investing & Retiring
Asked by Alan in Chino, CA
Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial Advisor in Pacific Palisades, CA
I would suggest you review this link to the IRS and also consult your accountant http://www.irs.gov/Retirement-Plans/One-Partic ipant-401(k)-Plans. It is a 401K plan ...
Alex Bentley
Asked by Lynn in Hermosa Beach, CA
Answered by Martin Leclerc, Financial Advisor in Bryn Mawr, PA
First, dividend payments by corporations are not a deductable expense. Therefore, dividends are paid from after-tax income by companies with profits. Second, any ...
Martin Leclerc
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How to Compensate for Rising Rental Expenses
The defaults and foreclosures brought on by the housing crisis of the Great Recession produced economic ripple effects. One of these effects...
The Economy Investing & Retiring
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Unmasking Hidden Risks in Pooled Investing
Mutual funds, a form of pooled investing, provide a way to combine your money with that of a large group of other investors. The advantage ...
Mutual Funds Investing & Retiring
Asked by an anonymous user in pa
Answered by Mark Haynie, Mortgage Broker in Los Angeles, CA
Unfortunately, the 547 score is a lower score than any lender will consider. I recommend that you consult with a professional in the credit repair business and develo...
Mark  Haynie
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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Authorities Launch a Nationwide Crackdown
“Operation Mis-Modification” may sound like a bad TV sitcom or a strange new form of pageant, but it is actually a joint effort from the Con...
Borrowing Loan Modification Mortgage Refinance
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How Does P/E Affect a Stock's Value and when is a High P/E Too High?
The Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio is one of the most often quoted measures of the value of a stock, but it can be puzzling to the novice inv...
Stocks Investing & Retiring
Asked by Charles Jones in Simi Valley, CA
Answered by Mark Haynie, Mortgage Broker in Los Angeles, CA
Based on the 2.5% rate of your HELOC, it appears to be PRIME -.75%, which is a pretty sweet deal. I don't know if your initial interest-only term was for 15 years or...
Mark  Haynie
Asked by Edna M in Bellingham, WA
Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial Advisor in Pacific Palisades, CA
Absolutely. You need to think about what would happen if you cannot make decisions for yourself. Go to a good estate planning attorney and get a living will, power o...
Alex Bentley
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What is Correlation and How Can I Profit from It?
Pairs trading, developed by analysts at Morgan Stanley in the 1980s, uses correlation between two similar investment vehicles to create a ma...
Options Stocks Futures Commodities
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What You Need to Read Before Renting Your Next Automobile
At the airport car rental counter, we are faced with an array of options for car rental insurance. Tired, distracted and in a rush to get to...
Insurance Auto Insurance

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