Banking

How to buy a house when you have student loan debt

The majority of millennials don’t own a home — and many say their student loans are a big reason why. According to a Bankrate Survey 2019, 61% of millennials don’t yet own a home, and nearly a quarter say student debt is what’s holding them back. The data of the …

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No stimulus for cruise line stocks means it’s basically lottery tickets right now

The market breathed a big sigh of relief this week as the Senate passed the new $2.2 trillion stimulus package on Wednesday night. The bill includes a $500 billion bailout fund for struggling businesses, with $75 billion earmarked for struggling airlines, hotels and other vital businesses, and $425 billion available …

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Why Snap’s deal with Unity Software could be a win-win solution

Break (NYSE: SNAP), the parent company of Snapchat, recently partnered with Unity software (NYSE: U) to strengthen its advertising and gaming platforms. Unity will add support for the Snap Kit SDK to its game engine – which powers more than half of the world’s mobile, PC, and console games – …

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Breaking down Amazon’s $ 500 billion media empire

Amazon‘s (NASDAQ: AMZN) media company, which includes Prime Video, Prime Music, Fire TV, and Twitch, could be worth more than Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX), Spotify (NYSE: SPOT), Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU), and Alphabet‘s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) YouTube combined. Needham analyst Laura Martin puts it at $ 500 billion, almost as much …

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3 lessons to learn from the failure of Quibi

It took Quibi six months to fail colossally. Quibi (short for “QUIck BITes” but it could just as easily be short for “QUIck oBItuary”) announced the shutdown of the premium video streaming app on Wednesday evening. Quibi seemed to have it all, including seasoned leadership, celebrity-strewn programming, and nearly $ …

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How to reduce your credit score from “poor” to “good” by 2022

Image source: Getty Images. While this does not influence our opinions on the products, we do receive compensation from partners whose offers appear here. We are by your side, always. See our full advertiser disclosure here. If your credit score is below 580, this is generally considered a bad credit …

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Can you use a mortgage refinance to pay off your debts?

Debt is a part of life for most Americans, with a majority of baby boomers, Gen Xers and millennials all report that they owe money. Not only are most Americans in debt, but it’s also common to have many different types of debt, including credit card debt, student loan debt, …

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This woman paid off $25,000 in credit card debt in 2 years

Not Dana Burgess That’s cool Zooey Deschanel is saving for retirement and some celebrities like to shop at discount prices, but we’re less impressed with those exploits because they’re, well, rich and famous. We are, however, very inspired by our own readers who have achieved incredible financial goals on much …

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Why Palantir reversed course on Friday

What happened Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) Stocks have been on a wild ride lately, up 50% for the week and 170% for the month. The software and data technology company got off to a strong start on Friday morning, gaining as much as 15%, but then plunged after a major …

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Here’s why you should stay away from Under Armor stock

Investors in Under protection (NYSE: UA) (NYSE: UAA) have had quite the roller coaster ride over the years. After its initial public offering in November 2005, the share rose 17-fold over the next decade, only to lose more than 80% of its value. The time of high flight sportswear company …

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