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Highest-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require a Bachelor’s Degree – 2019 Edition
Highest-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require a Bachelor’s Degree – 2019 Edition

About two-thirds of the jobs outlined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2018 do not require workers to have a bachelor’s or advanced degree. Though pay is generally correlated with education level and the majority...

How to Create a Living Trust in Mississippi
How to Create a Living Trust in Mississippi

If you’re planning for your estate after you die, you’re probably considering setting up a living trust. The legal document will enable your heirs to skip probate, which is considered a lengthy court process in...

October 1st, 3:32 AM ChST
How a Special Needs Trust Works
How a Special Needs Trust Works

If you have a loved one who deals with chronic illness or a disability of some kind, you want to be able to keep supporting them after you’re gone. However, you don’t want to disrupt their ability to collect...

October 1st, 3:32 AM ChST
How to Create a Living Trust in Montana
How to Create a Living Trust in Montana

Estate planning is a process that allows you to protect your assets in the event of your incapacitation or death. One way to do so is by forming a living trust. Living trusts are legal documents that ensure your assets...

October 1st, 3:17 AM ChST
What Does It Mean to Buy Investments on Margin?
What Does It Mean to Buy Investments on Margin?

Buying on margin is a technique often reserved for intermediate and advanced investors through which someone borrows money from their broker in order to invest it. In the best-case scenario, buying stock on margin can...

October 1st, 2:02 AM ChST
What Is the Face Value of a Bond?
What Is the Face Value of a Bond?

Bonds are a type of debt security used by government entities and corporations to raise money. Every bond come with a face value, which is sometimes called a par value. This number indicates what the bond will be worth at...

October 1st, 1:32 AM ChST
How to Create a Living Trust in Missouri
How to Create a Living Trust in Missouri

Setting up a living trust in Missouri can help your heirs receive your estate promptly. It does this by avoiding probate, which can take some time in the state, since it has not adopted the Uniform Probate Code. We’ll tell...

October 1st, 1:32 AM ChST
Cities With the Most Financial Stress – 2019 Edition
Cities With the Most Financial Stress – 2019 Edition

Bills pile up and debt accumulates, causing the pressure of financial concerns to grow. While there are certainly ways to get out ahead of these struggles – saving carefully, using a budget or making smart...

September 30th, 9:32 PM ChST
Best School Districts to Buy an Affordable Home – 2019 Edition
Best School Districts to Buy an Affordable Home – 2019 Edition

High-performing public schools and robust public education spending are often correlated with high home values. According to a 2002 report published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), “Using Market...

September 30th, 9:32 PM ChST
Choosing a Financial Advisor Custodian
Choosing a Financial Advisor Custodian

Registered financial advisors use custodians to house and protect their clients’ assets. Often, financial advisors offer multiple custodian options to their clients. This allows them to expand their services, investment...

September 28th, 7:46 AM ChST
How to Find the Market Capitalization of a Company
How to Find the Market Capitalization of a Company

Market capitalization, often abbreviated as market cap, is a measure of a public company’s overall value as set by the market. Market cap can be used to compare companies. It is also a tool to help diversify a portfolio of...

September 28th, 6:31 AM ChST
How Business Owners Can Protect Their Assets
How Business Owners Can Protect Their Assets

When you own a business, it’s important to ensure your assets are protected. Being sued or carrying large amounts of debt could pose a threat to both your business and to your own personal finances. Fortunately,...

September 28th, 5:01 AM ChST
How To Create a Living Trust in Oklahoma
How To Create a Living Trust in Oklahoma

If your estate is worth more than $200,000, you should consider creating an Oklahoma living trust. This estate planning tool allows your heirs to receive your assets without waiting for probate, which takes longer in your...

September 28th, 5:01 AM ChST
What Are Model Portfolios? Are They Right for You?
What Are Model Portfolios? Are They Right for You?

Whether you’re a new or veteran investor, you probably want a lot of different things from an investment. But, deciding which investments will help you achieve your financial goals may be a bit of a challenge. So, rather...

September 28th, 2:45 AM ChST
Does Medicare Cover Long-Term Care?
Does Medicare Cover Long-Term Care?

Medicare helps many seniors pay for their medical expenses. But does Medicare cover long-term care costs? Before you reach retirement, it’s important to understand what costs you’ll be responsible for. Read on to discover...

September 28th, 2:30 AM ChST
How to Create a Living Trust in Tennessee
How to Create a Living Trust in Tennessee

It’s not only natural to be thinking about what will happen to your property after you die. It’s also smart. For Tennesseans who want to spare their heirs the time and expense of going through probate, transferring assets...

September 28th, 2:30 AM ChST
How to Sell a Business: Everything You Need to Know
How to Sell a Business: Everything You Need to Know

Retirement, illness, disputes with a partner or even lack of interest can make business owners dream of selling. All of the above legitimate reasons to sell, but even owners who aren’t thinking of selling may want to...

September 27th, 10:00 AM ChST
What Is a Certified Fixed Income Practitioner (CFIP)?
What Is a Certified Fixed Income Practitioner (CFIP)?

The Certified Fixed Income Practitioner designation indicates expertise in all things regarding fixed-income securities. If you are a financial professional. who wants to help people invest in bonds and other somewhat...

September 27th, 3:00 AM ChST
A Guide to Small Business Retirement Plans
A Guide to Small Business Retirement Plans

Running a small business or being self-employed can offer flexibility, freedom and control over your earning potential. While the perks are plentiful, there’s one thing that’s usually missing when you own a...

September 27th, 12:15 AM ChST
Where It Takes the Least Time for Renters to Become Homeowners – 2019 Edition
Where It Takes the Least Time for Renters to Become Homeowners – 2019 Edition

The cost differential between renting and buying varies by the amount of time a person expects to stay in a home. Accounting for location, monthly rent and a target home price, SmartAsset’s rent vs. buy calculator...

September 26th, 9:30 PM ChST
Board of Directors: What Investors Need to Know
Board of Directors: What Investors Need to Know

A company’s board of directors represents shareholders and supervises a company. As a result, directors are of particular importance to investors in individual stocks. It’s why all publicly traded companies...

September 26th, 10:30 AM ChST
All About Certified Divorce Financial Analysts (CDFA)
All About Certified Divorce Financial Analysts (CDFA)

Let’s start with some good news. It is not as bad as you’ve heard. The divorce rate is high, but it still requires a lot of variables for a couple to actually get divorced. Still, “probably won’t happen” doesn’t mean...

September 26th, 9:30 AM ChST
Best Places for Millennial Mothers – 2019 Edition
Best Places for Millennial Mothers – 2019 Edition

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, about 3.9 million births were registered in the U.S. in 2017, with millennial women accounting 80% of them. The average age of mothers at first birth was 26.8, and...

September 25th, 9:14 PM ChST
Best Minor League Baseball Towns – 2019 Edition
Best Minor League Baseball Towns – 2019 Edition

While Major League Baseball is what you are most likely to see on television, baseball fans in cities across the country flock to the ballpark to watch the stars of tomorrow hone their craft in Minor League Baseball. These...

September 24th, 9:14 PM ChST
What Is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)?
What Is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)?

There are three types of treasuries with which you’re likely familiar. The first, the United States Treasury, collects your income taxes every year. This isn’t that kind of treasury. Scrooge McDuck or Smaug, last of...

September 21st, 9:58 AM ChST
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

More than half of Americans have invested in a stock-related mutual fund. Most invest through their retirement accounts, often with little direction beyond selecting a 401k fund. But stocks are just one way to grow your...

September 21st, 9:12 AM ChST