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What Is Peer-to-Peer Lending?

What Is Peer-to-Peer Lending?

Peer-to-peer lending has become an increasingly popular way to get money. Here's what it is and how it works.

What Is Rate of Return and What Is a Good Rate of Return?

What Is Rate of Return and What Is a Good Rate of Return?

With investing, the point is to earn a good rate of return. So how do you calculate it and what is a good rate of return?

What Is a W-4 Form and How Do Allowances Work?

What Is a W-4 Form and How Do Allowances Work?

A W-4 Tax Form indicates how much money an employer will deduct from your paycheck for taxes - it's up to you get that number right.

Why Home Depot and Retailers Are Betting on a Strong Holiday Shopping Season

Why Home Depot and Retailers Are Betting on a Strong Holiday Shopping Season

Trading Strategies, a weekly Podcast on TheStreet, takes a look at earnings reports that include Nvidia, Tilray, Home Depot and more. All of this is ahead of Black Friday and the Holiday Shopping Season.

How to Outperform a Mutual Fund

How to Outperform a Mutual Fund

The best way to beat a mutual fund's performance is not to think like a mutual fund, but instead be flexible.

The 7 Best Times to Buy a TV and Why

The 7 Best Times to Buy a TV and Why

The best time to buy a TV? Check your calendar for the best deals.

The True History of Thanksgiving

The True History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a rich American tradition, but its origins date back way before Plymouth Rock in 1621.

Sunk Cost: Definition, Examples and Fallacy

Sunk Cost: Definition, Examples and Fallacy

When dealing with a sunk cost, you need to recognize it and analyze what to do next. Here's what a sunk cost is, and what the sunk cost fallacy is.

How Does Venmo Make Money and Is It Safe?

How Does Venmo Make Money and Is It Safe?

Need to quickly transfer money? You're probably using Venmo. But, how does Venmo make money? And is it safe?

Medicare vs. Medicaid: Differences and Costs

Medicare vs. Medicaid: Differences and Costs

Medicare and Medicaid both come from the same government cradle, but are much different when it comes to health care coverage.