4 Banking Terms Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Know
8/31/2014, 2:35 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
Image source Images Money . Before you walk into your local bank and apply for a mortgage loan, get a head start by learning these four banking terms. As a first time... Read >>
What Is an IRA?
8/31/2014, 2:15 pm from Motley Fool in Personal Finance, Stocks
If you're thinking about your retirement, you may have heard that an IRA can be an important part of your plan. But if you're just getting started, you may still be wondering What is an IRA?... Read >>
Why Seniors are Flocking to This Newer Medicare
8/31/2014, 2:14 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
Since Congress gave approval to private insurers to offer Medicare alternative insurance plans, millions of Americans have enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans. Those enrollees have already made Medicare Advantage into a major revenue source for insurers, including... Read >>
What a Standalone $150 Xbox One Kinect Means for Microsoft
8/31/2014, 2:13 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
Microsoft recently announced that it will sell the Xbox One's Kinect motion sensor as a stand alone device for $149 starting Oct. 7. It will include a copy of Dance Central Spotlight , a new game in the... Read >>
5 States Where Boomers Get More for Their Retirement Dollars
8/31/2014, 2:03 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
Everyone wants to get the most for their money. For baby boomers moving into retirement, however, squeezing the most value out of every dollar is especially important, since they will be living on a fixed income for... Read >>
Is the Latest Round of Russia Sanctions a Threat to ExxonMobil?
8/31/2014, 2:00 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
The latest round of U.S. and EU economic sanctions against Russia, which target strategically important banking and energy companies, are aimed at choking off its access to Western debt and equity financing. They also impose restrictions on... Read >>
1 Place Where Veterans Can Find Work in the Oil Field
8/31/2014, 1:55 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
ConocoPhillips Headquarters in Houston, Texas. Source ConocoPhillips. Veterans continue to have a tough time transitioning into the civilian workforce. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for those who... Read >>
Is This Student Loan Debt Collection Tactic Out of Control?
8/31/2014, 1:45 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
Flickr epw. Much like back taxes and delinquent child support payments, college loan debt cannot be extinguished by bankruptcy. And, much to the dismay of thousands of Americans, long ago student debt... Read >>
Is Amazon.com Inc. Spreading Itself Too Thin?
8/31/2014, 1:37 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
If you follow Amazon.com , by now you've likely heard CEO Jeff Bezos has done it yet again. Seemingly never content with being the world's largest e tailer, Amazon dropped nearly a $1 billion in cash on... Read >>
Is Medical Marijuana the Answer to Lowering Healthcare Costs?
8/31/2014, 1:17 pm from Motley Fool in Investing, Stocks
Comparatively speaking the United States has the highest healthcare costs of all 34 countries in the Organisation of Economic Co operation and Development. But, relative to the past five decades, healthcare inflation is practically at its low. Source OECD... Read >>