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Author: Jacob Jackson

#402 If You Live In One Of These 11 States You May Be Flunking Finance

Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to make effective and informed money-management decisions. Personal financial literacy includes everything from balancing a checkbook to long-term retirement planning. While literacy – the ability to read and write – is a fundamen... see more

#371 Knowing When It's Time to Switch to a Robo-Advisor

I recently had a conversation with my mother about her firing her financial advisor and switching to a robo-advisor. For many years, she's enjoyed a friendly relationship with her advisor. She gets baseball tickets, theater seats, and an elegant holiday party every year. Mom has access to ... see more

#360 Cheap Currencies for Travel in 2016

With the American dollar quickly regaining ground as the U.S. economy continues to recover, travel to foreign countries is finally becoming affordable once again. While the euro remains slightly stronger than the dollar, travel to economically weaker European countries, like Greece, has become fa... see more

#326 Home Depot Vs. Lowes: The Home Improvement Battle

If you ask someone to name the leading home improvement retailer, they will most likely answer either Home Depot or Lowe's. These two competitors have been the twin giants of their industry for decades, sharing the first and second positions in the hierarchy of the world's largest home improvemen... see more

#245 Your Retirement Portfolio: Diversification & Alternatives

We've all heard the wisdom of not putting all your eggs in one basket. In traditional investment theory, this means holding a range of different assets in your retirement portfolio.If you hold fewer types of securities, there is a greater risk that a decline in one of them could adversely ... see more

#242 A Beginner's Guide to Student Loans

Most students need to borrow money in order to go to college unless they have parents who saved all that was needed for tuition. Few students can earn enough to pay tuition at the same time as they are in school. If they wait until they have enough saved to fund a college degree, they may need to... see more

#217 Will Cuba Fares Fall by 50%?

The diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, which remained frozen well past the end of the Cold War, started to move toward normalization in 2015, a year during which Cuba was removed from the U.S. State Department's terrorism list and both countries reopened embassies – closed since... see more

#201 How to Minimize Taxes on 401(k) Withdrawals

You've invested in a 401(k), made contributions for decades and are ready to withdraw. But now you're having to pay taxes on what you're taking out, effectively reducing your nest egg. What to do? Here are several ways to minimize taxes on withdrawals.Convert to a RothOne of the easiest wa... see more

#164 The Pros and Cons Of A 30-Year Mortgage

The 30-year mortgage is the most popular home mortgage in America, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. In February 2015, more than two-thirds of all mortgage applications, and 86% of all purchase applications, were for a 30-year mortgage. But many of those people are no doubt paying mo... see more

#163 Should I Sell My Home When I Retire?

What will your life look like once you retire? Do you plan to travel? Visit grandchildren more often? Maybe retirement is something you do more on paper because you still plan to work. Whatever your particular retirement looks like, you have to think about your home. Some people elect to downsize... see more

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