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Vouch, First Social Network For Credit, Raises $6 Million In Series A
5/14/2015 7:00 AM
Startup Vouch has a novel way of making loans: It asks your friends and family how much they are willing to shell out if you default...Read More
College Gets Cheaper: Federal Loan Rates Set To Drop For '15-'16 Academic Year
5/14/2015 9:13 AM
Well here's a sentence you don't see every day: it's about to get cheaper to pay for college. The bottom-line cost for those who need to borrow -- i.e, what students will pay when the diploma is in hand and the student loans are paid off -- is going down, at least for the 2015-2016 academic year. Thanks to the results of Wednesday's 10-year Treasur...Read More
Robo-Hiring: How An Automated Headhunter Is Finding Hidden Tech Talent For Wall Street
5/14/2015 11:31 AM
The financial services sector is the largest technology spender, the largest employer of technologists and therefore the biggest hirer. So why are financial services firms having so much trouble finding tech talent...Read More
Employers Latest Healthcare Experiment
5/15/2015 7:32 AM
More health plan choices might be on the menu as employers switch to the private exchange model...Read More
Leading Financial Pros Swear These Top Notch Investing Books Will Make You A Better Investor
5/17/2015 9:01 AM
A search for investing books on Amazon (AMZN) brings up more than 12,000 results. To help you focus on the best for your summer reading list, I asked leading financial services providers to share their favorite investing books. They swear these top notch books will make you a better investor...Read More
How To Avoid This Top Retirement Scam
5/18/2015 8:11 AM
Annuities are basically good products that guarantee retirement income. But you can pay way too much for them. Here's how to avoid getting fleeced...Read More
Student Loan Repayment Tips for May Grads
5/24/2015 7:00 PM
When you first graduate college, student loans are both the last and first thing on your mind. You want to know celebrate your graduation, but you're also thinking about how you're going to repay your education debt. Before you worry too much, the good news is you'll likely have a grace period before you have to start repayment...Read More
Tax Return Preparers Rejoice: IRS To Refund All Exam Fees Paid Under Invalidated Program
5/24/2015 3:22 PM
In 1884, 31 U.S.C. §330 was added to the statute. Section 330 provides that the Secretary of the Treasury may...Read More
Amazing Personal Finance Books Financial Experts Say Will Change Your Life
5/24/2015 9:01 AM
To help you save time sifting through the 23,000 personal finance books listed on Amazon for your 2015 summer reading list, I asked some leading financial experts to recommend the most amazing in the field and summarize the key takeaways. Some of these will completely change your outlook on finances and may even change your life...Read More
Baby Boomers Invite Millennials To Their Office Party, But Many Don't Stay Long
5/24/2015 7:06 AM
The profile of the typical American worker is changing. By the end of 2015, Millennials will outnumber their Baby Boomer co-workers. So, what does this mean to the workplace environment? On the surface, Millennials and Baby Boomers seem to have a starkly different work ethic; however, surveys seem to show that the contrasting values between these t...Read More

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