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5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Feb 05, 2019
The higher your credit score, the better, when it comes to applying for mortgages, loans, and credit cards. Lenders use credit scores to judge whether you are a good credit risk. A higher credit score…

Conflicting Interests in Commercial Banks’ Investment Management

Jan 31, 2019
Conflicting Interests in Commercial Banks’ Investment ManagementLarry Swedroe, Director of Research About 40% of mutual funds are run by asset management divisions of groups whose primary activity is…

2019 Financial Resolution: Do Nothing

Jan 15, 2019
As we jump into the new year with resolutions, your financial goals should not be ignored. Some sound advice for financial practices in 2019? Do nothing. Seriously. If you have a well-thought out, solid…

The Taxation of Alimony to Change in 2019 - But Not for Everyone

Dec 21, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 changed the federal tax treatment of alimony for divorce and separation instruments executed after 2018.If you currently pay or receive alimony, or are considering a divorce…

Three Things to Understand About Credit Reports

Dec 19, 2018
There are three things that everyone should understand about credit reports: 1. Why credit reports matter. Your credit reports are used to provide information about your credit history to lenders, credit…