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How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling in Six Steps

How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling in Six Steps

Popcorn ceilings can be unsightly, reduce the value of your home, and can even be dangerous. Here's how to get rid of them.

What Is a Robo Advisor and How Do You Choose One?

What Is a Robo Advisor and How Do You Choose One?

As more financial planning services go online, robo advisors offer a compelling service to individuals. Even so, you need to vet your robo advisor thoroughly. The lack of human interaction may not be the best for everyone.

Best Places to Raise a Family

Best Places to Raise a Family

Parents looking for great places to live for their families have plenty of potential landing spots - and these cities are among the best.

Is Your Child One of the Million Child-Identity-Theft Victims of 2017?

Is Your Child One of the Million Child-Identity-Theft Victims of 2017?

Identity thieves are not shy about targeting children for fraud. It's up to parents to take control, and keep their kids safe from cyber-criminals.

Five Signs of Financial Abuse in Marriage - What Women Need to Guard Against

Five Signs of Financial Abuse in Marriage - What Women Need to Guard Against

Women who suffer from financial abuse at the hands of their spouse need to stand up, and take action.

Pros and Cons of Buying a Home With a Pool

Pros and Cons of Buying a Home With a Pool

Buying a home with a swimming pool offers risks and rewards, and it's up to you to figure out how to balance it all out.

NYSE's Top Female Leaders: Working to Attract More Women to the Field

NYSE's Top Female Leaders: Working to Attract More Women to the Field

As part of Women's History Month, Alpha Rising sat down with the women ruling the C-Suite at the NYSE. And one of their many missions is to encourage women to come back to finance. Watch and listen in to how!

How to Get a Mortgage Even If You Have 'Crippling' Student Loan Debt

How to Get a Mortgage Even If You Have 'Crippling' Student Loan Debt

Getting approved for a mortgage loan with high student loan debt is a doable task, but it takes some careful planning and a healthy dose of creativity.

Best and Worst Cities for First-Time Homebuyers

Best and Worst Cities for First-Time Homebuyers

A decade has passed since the U.S. real estate market tanked, in the immediate aftermath of the Great Recession. Now, real estate is back, but with some cities stronger than others.

5 Things to Know About Wall Street's Fearless Girl

5 Things to Know About Wall Street's Fearless Girl

#AlphaRising's favorite #FearlessGirl was installed down near Wall Street on March 7, 2017. So a year later, we think you should get to know her better because we would like her to stick around for a long, long time!