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Millennials Are Seeking Prenups—and It Might Just Be Worth Considering

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How to Really Know If You’re Ready to Buy a Home

You remember how psyched you were when you got to sign the lease for your current apartment. Especially in a huge city where finding a place that meets your specifications can be like searching for the holy grail, once you find that perfect spot, you hold on tight.

That makes sense. But even if you’re happy paying rent for your place now and have been for the last several years, you might have moved up in your career since then, or you’re thinking about having a kid and need a place that’s nearer to school districts than bars. Plus, putting that rent money toward owning a place would be pretty sweet.

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sofi wealth, market commentary

Political Risks Driving the Market – Week of Apr. 27, 2017

A victory for the centrist Emmanuel Macron in the first round of the French Presidential Election sent equities, interest rates, and the dollar higher this week. Polls are forecasting an easy victory in the second round for Mr. Macron over nationalist politician and Eurosceptic Marine Le Pen. The result was a welcome development for the so-called “reflation trade” after political uncertainty on both sides of the Atlantic and some disappointing data spurred a bond rally while equities languished. We continue to like our allocation of globally diversified equities, a short duration bias in fixed income, and exposure to emerging markets.

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The One Thing You Can Do to Position Yourself for Your Next Career Move

What do Tina Fey, Justin Timberlake, and Ellen DeGeneres have in common? Aside from being excellent and hilarious entertainers, each of these influencers has done an exceptional job with personal branding.

Though the meaning has fluctuated over the years, what I mean by “personal branding” here is your unique promise of value. That is—your personal brand is the story only you are able to tell. It’s the one that makes you stand out from the rest of the pack.

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stylish woman, finances

Secured vs. Unsecured Personal Loans—What’s the Difference?

A personal loan allows a borrower to borrow money from a bank, credit union, or online lender in order to cover major expenses such as medical bills, career training, or home repair costs. It can also be used to consolidate high interest credit card debt. Personal loans typically come in two different forms: secured and unsecured. The major difference between the two is collateral.

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