Investments

Law school investment may not pay off for most law graduates

Investing in law school is riskier than ever with a glut of law graduates deeply in debt and competing for jobs that don't pay well enough.
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Family Dollar share price surges on NASDAQ

Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc. was purchased by billionaire Nelson Peltz. It's a sign that dollar chains are now big business.
A smiling young woman hunts for values at her local Family Dollar store.

Value of college questioned with high loans and unemployment

As student loan balances and unemployment grow, people are beginning to question the value of college. The numbers say it does have value.
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Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

Why more investors are buying dividend-paying stocks, not bonds

Current market conditions make dividend-paying stocks a cheap long-term investment, but the end of Bush tax cuts could spoil the party...
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Apple stock declines as Steve Jobs takes medical leave

Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave of absence from Apple for undisclosed reasons. Tim Cook will take over the reigns again until he returns.
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PBGC.gov is protecting pensions across the United States

PBGC.gov is a federal agency whose purpose is to help retirees and long-term workers find unclaimed pension money that is owed to them. READ ON...
A montage of finance and retirement-related terms is pictured. With the blizzard of choices out there for finding unclaimed money, PBGC.gov makes it easy for retirees to collect forgotten pensions.

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Former GM financial wing Ally may have its own IPO

Ally Financial Inc, formerly GMAC, is starting to post profits again. General Motors' former finance wing may have an IPO of it's own soon.
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Euro dollar values move on the market

The Euro dollar value has made a slight gain, after the European bailout was announced today. Gains were slight, but still gains. READ ON...
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Futures Trading and SEC fighting Congress for funding

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission have requested additional funding but may be facing cuts.
Coins

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

GM IPO date of November 17 is finally here

The GM IPO date of November 17 has arrived at last, and the company will finally offer shares for the first time since the auto bailout...
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Quadruple Witching: the stock market seasons change

Today is one of the four Quadruple witching days in the stock market. What is quadruple witching, and what does it mean for the market?
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Apple Inc. reaches record high stock price

During a banner year, stock price for Apple Inc. shot to an all-time high of more than $300. The iPad, iPhone and iPod continue to dominate.
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How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

Homeownership questioned by growing number of skeptics

Homeownership, a hallmark of the American Dream, is being questioned by a growing number of skeptics who think it is not a good investment.
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Calix, MaxLinear, First Interstate | Three IPOs doing well today

Calix, MaxLinear, and First Interstate all went public on the stock market today and have done well. Learn more about these companies here.
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Jobs blasts RIM and Android at Apple earnings meeting

Ahead of the "Back to the Mac" event, Steve Jobs took time at the Apple earnings conference to blast the competition and tout Apple sales...
iPhone

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

Richard Russell to investors: get liquid before the crash

Market forecaster Richard Russell is advising investors to get out of stocks and into gold and cash as all signs point to a major crash...
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Reading between the lines of a hedge fund industry comeback

Billions are pouring into the hedge fund industry, but most firms have yet to reach high water mark and performance numbers may be skewed.
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