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7 Ways To Net More College Financial Aid

Forbes

For most families, college financial aid is a puzzle: How do you put the pieces together to get more of it? One thing is certain, though. You can increase your financial aid package by paying attention to handful of factors. The answer is never simple because it involves your family's disposal income, the ...

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Most Americans Lack the Knowledge to Make Financial Decisions

Planadviser.com

Given a personal finance survey of 28 questions covering such subjects as investing and managing debt, participants could only answer half of the questions correctly. With regards to questions about risk, only 35% of the questions were correctly answered. TIAA and GFLEC say that given that risk is ...

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SoundCloud on track for growth after financial rescue

Financial Times

SoundCloud, the online music streaming service, is exceeding financial and user growth targets less than a year after a $170m financial rescue took it back from the brink of collapse. Kerry Trainor, the former chief executive of Vimeo who pulled together a fundraising deal with Raine Group and Temasek ....

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Do Cryptocurrencies Threaten Financial Institutions?

The Merkle

If you're wondering whether cryptocurrencies threaten financial institutions, you're not the only one. In some sectors, particularly finance, funnily enough, it's fast becoming the topic du jour. You don't have to be a Harvard graduate to see that it isn't just robots and AI that have FSIs quaking in their boots.

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Your money: Game theory for your financial life

Reuters

Think about some of the biggest financial decisions you make: Buying or selling a home, bidding on a car, negotiating a salary, or weighing job offers. Game theory is thinking strategically about what matters to you, and what matters to the other party; what you can ask for, and what you can likely get; ...

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How retailers are growing their financial services capabilities

Tearsheets

Amazon isn't the only retailer encroaching on the financial services space. It may be the scariest just the rumor of it entering a company's space will send its stock price down but ultimately, Amazon only cares about getting more buyers and more sellers to join its platform. Overstock's Raj Karkara ...

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Money 101 For Millennials: Seven Tips For Improving Your Financial Literacy

Forbes

Financial literacy is rarely taught in school, and if their families didn't discuss credit scores, taxes and interest rates as they were growing up, these newly-minted members of the "real world" can easily get themselves into debt and other financial trouble. Most millennials are now in their 20s and 30s -- the ...

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The Financial Crisis Isn't Over for Students

Bloomberg

The financial crisis and the bursting of the housing bubble are now a decade behind us. But at least one consequence persists: a pile of student loans. Those loans, and the government's relentless efforts to collect on them, continue to haunt Americans years after names like Lehman Brothers and Bear ...

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Japanese online brokerage Monex to buy Coincheck for 3.6 billion yen

Reuters

Monex, Japan’s No.3 online brokerage by customer accounts, said in a statement it would execute the deal on April 16. Coincheck’s CEO and COO will resign from the board of directors and become the company’s executive directors ...

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Facebook shares rise as Zuckerberg soothes investors

Reuters

Shares of Facebook Inc rose as much as 4.2 percent on Thursday after Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said the social network had not seen any meaningful impact on usage or ad sales in the wake of a data privacy scandal . ..

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