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Perkins Loans: Everything You Need To Know

A Perkins Loan was a federal program that provided low-interest loans to college students who demonstrated exceptional financial need. The program, which operated as the “Perkins Loan Program,” no longer exists. It was discontinued on September 30, 2017. The final disbursements were permitted through June 30, 2018. Although the program has been discontinued, many current […]

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Should You Use Your 401(k) to Invest in Bitcoin?

Fidelity Investments recently announced users could put a portion of their 401(k) investments into Bitcoin. Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) are emerging and highly volatile digital currencies. The wild peaks and valleys of crypto prices make them a poor choice for retirement investing. For many people, a 401(k) account is a primary means of retirement saving. […]

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Home Ownership

How Record Inflation Is Impacting the Housing Market

Consumers are contending with inflation numbers that are close to 40-year highs. Inflation impacts both everyday purchases like groceries and big purchases like homes. Whether you own a home or want to buy one, consider these nine effects of inflation. It’s no wonder that record inflation has many consumers on edge. Americans are shelling out […]

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Money

15 Athletes Who Are Taking Their Salary in Cryptocurrency

Many professional athletes have starting taking some (or all) of their paychecks in cryptocurrency. The price of Bitcoin (and other crypto coins) continues to have massive fluctuations. Will this trend continue into 2022 and beyond? Or will these athletes cash out their crypto as the hype begins to wear off? Cryptocurrency continues to go through […]

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