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How to Get a Mortgage When You're Self-Employed - MagnifyMoney

For some Americans, self-employment is the ultimate dream. Roughly 15 million people (10.1% of the total U.S. workforce) were self-employed in 2015, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Self-employment offers workers the kind of flexibility that can be hard to find in a traditional 9-to-5 job, not to mention the potential for higher earnings.

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Why I’m Becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional

I was 25 years old when the stock market crashed. Barely earning $30,000 per year, my savings account was thin, and I worried about losing my job.

It was hard to ignore the media’s predictions of doomsday scenarios and how we needed to protect ourselves. So, when I witnessed a 50% drop in my meager retirement savings account, I panicked.

Luckily, one of my friends knew a financial planner at a nearby firm. If he couldn’t help, he would know of someone who could, she assured me.

Affiliates article
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Things To Know Before Adding Affiliate Links To Your Website - Raven Blog

Thinking about monetizing your blog? Here are the things you should think through and setup before jumping into affiliate marketing.

Mortgage after foreclosure article

The Guide to Getting a Mortgage After Foreclosure - MagnifyMoney

If you’re among the one million homeowners who lost a home to foreclosure between 2007 and 2008, you may be starting to think about re-entering the housing market.

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The Ultimate Guide for Handling Your Emergency Fund - MagnifyMoney

The emergency fund is an imperative part of your financial health, but where do you stash your cash? 

Fiduciary article

What the New DOL Fiduciary Rule Means For You - MagnifyMoney

Aimed at saving consumers billions of dollars in fees in retirement accounts, the Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rule requires financial advisers to act in your best interest. However, the final rule includes a number of concessions to the brokerage industry. Here’s what you need to know about these new rules and how they may affect your money.

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Dark Social: Report on the Social Traffic Hiding from Google Analytics

Dark Social traffic hides under the "direct traffic" label but originates from social networks. Learn why this traffic goes undetected and the solution.

House article

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage? - MagnifyMoney 

Mortgage rates have been hovering near historic lows for the past several years. And that has made a lot of homeowners think about refinancing their mortgages. Why? Because it can affect their finances in a big way.

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Options to Get Out of Your Timeshare - MagnifyMoney

A timeshare may sound like a great idea while you're still on vacation, but once you get back it's a burden…

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Why and How to Collect Emails Using Your Website

Sending emails to your customers is well worth your time, but how do you start building your email list? Start by collecting emails using your website.

2015 money resolutions article

8 Money Resolutions You Haven’t Considered - MagnifyMoney

Are you ready to work toward a more prosperous 2016? Here are 8 important money resolutions you probably haven’t considered.

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Why an Out-of-State Investment Property Can Be Risky - MagnifyMoney

Why an Out-of-State Investment Property Can Be Risk...

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Why a Reverse Mortgage May Not Be Worth It - MagnifyMoney

Why a Reverse Mortgage May Not Be Worth It