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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
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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
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Ally Bank Launches Its First iPad App
Ally Bank Launches Its First iPad App
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A Down Payment Grant Can Help You Afford a Home
A Down Payment Grant Can Help You Afford a Home
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Amex Serve Stands as the Better American Express Prepaid Option

Amex Serve Stands as the Better American Express Prepaid Option
Leave it to American Express to make things more confusing in an already-crowded market by offering two very similar options for people who are looking for an alternative to a traditional checking account. They are the American Express Serve prepaid card and the Bluebird account -- both of which are... Read More

Knowing These Key Points Will Help You Avoid Capital Gains Tax When Selling Real Estate

Knowing These Key Points Will Help You Avoid Capital Gains Tax When Selling Real Estate
Paying taxes isn't fun, but there are strategies you can employ to cut your tax bill. If you're trying to avoid paying capital gains taxes on the sale of your home, your financial planner might have clued you in on a few tips to help you avoid paying big taxes. But when it comes to a piece of invest... Read More

How Amortized Fixed-Rate Loans Help Keep Your Final Mortgage Payment In Sight

How Amortized Fixed-Rate Loans Help Keep Your Final Mortgage Payment In Sight
Amortization, the word, stems from the Latin “mort,” meaning death. In real estate speak, it literally means to “kill a loan” over a defined period of time. This deadly fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) instrument is actually a good disciplinary tool for consumers who prefer predictability when it comes to... Read More