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What is Modern Portfolio Theory?

Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) is the framework behind the investment concept of diversification, which posits that investors can minimize the volatility of their…
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Discover Bank Review: Checking, Savings, CDs, and Credit Cards

Vanessa and I have been Discover Bank customers for almost six years. We maintain bank accounts and credit cards with Discover because the company…
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What is Considered a Good Credit Score?

Credit scoring models analyze your credit report(s) and generate credit score(s) using the information in your report. A higher credit score is always preferred, but there…
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How to Cut the Cost of a Solar Installation in Half

The following is a guest post from Craigslist Money Maker.  I just recently finished up the most ambitious and daring home-improvement project of…
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Personal Finance Resources

We frequently receive questions about financial products and services from readers, so we thought it would be helpful to put together a comprehensive list…
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Wealthfront vs Betterment vs M1 Finance: Which is the Best Robo-Advisor in 2017?

Betterment and Wealthfront were the first independent robo-advisors to launch in the United States. Nearly a decade later, these two firms still lead…
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Discover it® Credit Card Review 2017

Discover recently announced that the Discover it® Credit Card is offering a double cash back promotion. All cash back earned in the first 12 months…
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Ally Invest Review 2017 (Formerly TradeKing)

Ally Invest was formerly known as TradeKing. Ally Financial purchased TradeKing and rebranded the existing brokerage service in early 2017. Ally Invest is a…
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Motif Investing Review 2017

Motif Investing offers a unique combination of brokerage services and managed investment portfolios. A Motif trading account allows you to trade individual securities, participate…
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Variable or Fixed Rate Student Loans: Which Should You Choose?

Whether you are applying for new student loans or refinancing your existing student loans, you must decide between variable interest rate and fixed interest rate…
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