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Mortgages: Credit Scores vs. Credit Reports

published about 12 hours ago
Mortgages: Credit Scores vs. Credit Reports
Both are readily available for purchase online, but figuring out which is most accurate can be daunting.

Small-Business Guide: Many Reasons to Offer 401(k)s (Including Owner’s Retirement)

published 1 day ago
Small-Business Guide: Many Reasons to Offer 401(k)s (Including Owner’s Retirement)
Setting up a plan is considerably easier and cheaper than it was just a decade ago, and it helps in recruiting and retaining employees over the long term,.

Sketch Guy: When Competition Obscures Financial Goals

published Mon, Jul 28 2014 13:46 GMT
Sketch Guy: When Competition Obscures Financial Goals
The goal of beating someone increases the odds that we’ll make a decision in pursuit of winning, but that may end up costing us what matters most to us.

Off The Shelf: ‘Marriage Markets’ Looks at Pressures on Families

published Sat, Jul 26 2014 10:01 GMT
Off The Shelf: ‘Marriage Markets’ Looks at Pressures on Families
In a new book, two professors of family law chronicle the economic factors that are eroding old definitions of the family.

Private Equity’s Free Pass

published Sat, Jul 26 2014 10:00 GMT
Private Equity’s Free Pass
On their way to big profits, private equity firms often act like investment banks, but aren’t subject to the same rules.