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5 Ways to Put Financial Goals Into Action So You're Not Always Strapped for Cash
5 Ways to Put Financial Goals Into Action So You're Not Always Strapped for Cash
Jul 28
Real Estate Market Values Rise: 'Anything Under $3 Million Is On Fire'
Real Estate Market Values Rise: 'Anything Under $3 Million Is On Fire'
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Eastside Commercial Bank Becomes 13th Bank Failure of 2014
Eastside Commercial Bank Becomes 13th Bank Failure of 2014
Jul 21
Why Winning Free Tuition from a Contest Costs You More Than You'd Think
Why Winning Free Tuition from a Contest Costs You More Than You'd Think
Jul 16
Ally Bank Launches Its First iPad App
Ally Bank Launches Its First iPad App
Jul 16
A Down Payment Grant Can Help You Afford a Home
A Down Payment Grant Can Help You Afford a Home
Jul 9
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What to Do (Besides Panic) If You've Co-Signed for a Loan and the Borrower Goes Bankrupt

What to Do (Besides Panic) If You've Co-Signed for a Loan and the Borrower Goes Bankrupt
When most people hear the word "bankruptcy," the term often connotes a worst-case scenario. Indeed, no one wants to find themselves in a position where they may have to embrace bankruptcy, but sometimes it's the only option that will help someone to get back on their feet. What this doesn't take int... Read More

Will CIT-OneWest Merger Deliver More Bank for Your Buck?

Will CIT-OneWest Merger Deliver More Bank for Your Buck?
As last week’s proposed acquisition of OneWest Bank by CIT Group illustrates, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the banking sector is on a tear, no matter how you parse the numbers. Through mid-May of 2014, there were 87 bank deals, a 32 percent leap over the same period a year earlier a... Read More

Top 10 Millennial-Friendly Cities That Will Spark Your Inner Urge to Move

Top 10 Millennial-Friendly Cities That Will Spark Your Inner Urge to Move
"Geography is destiny" somebody once said. That thought may go far in explaining what's missing in the relationship between young adults -- otherwise known as the millennial generation -- and the housing market. Economists for the National Association of Realtors (NAR) have an eye on the residentia... Read More