Should You Rent or Buy?

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The “American dream” sure has changed over the years. Buying a home used to be an almost guaranteed right-of-passage into adulthood, but these days people are delaying homeownership for a number of reasons including the rising home prices that have made renting more attractive. When considering whether you should rent a property or buy a house, there are a lot …

Should Couples Keep Joint or Separate Finances

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It’s a hot topic in the personal finance world — and often one that sparks intense debate, too. Newlyweds are wondering if they should keep finances separate, even after marriage, or if it’s best to combine accounts. It’s not surprising that this is a popular subject to discuss. After all, money is often cited as one of the top causes …

Four Financial Planning Steps to Take Before Having a Baby

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It’s an exciting time in anyone’s life: your family is growing and you’ll soon be welcoming a little one into the world. And it can be a financially stressful time, too. Babies are bundles of joy to their new parents, but it’s a well-known fact that raising children costs money. The best way to handle the changing finances of a …

Compound Interest and the Power of Starting Early for Retirement

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Compound interest is an insanely powerful force, and the explanation behind why you need to start saving and investing as soon as possible — even if you feel like you don’t have enough money to make a difference. The math works in your favor as long as you provide your money what it really needs to grow: time. Compound interest …

Finovate Best of Show CEO Interview

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1.  What has been the most surprising thing you’ve encountered since you started alpha-testing iQuantifi? The widespread appeal of the timeline was a pleasant surprise.  It was created as a way to give the user an instant visual picture of their entire financial life—showing when all of their goals are accomplished.  We also knew that it would help educate users …

iQuantifi Wins Best of Show with Timeline!

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iQuantifi was voted Best of Show at last week’s FinovateSpring 2012, the finance industry’s premier invitation-only tech conference. The two-day conference, which showcased the newest financial technology innovations, hosted a record-breaking audience of more than 1,200 attendees. It was these attendees that voted for iQuantifi out of 63 other presenting companies. “Just being invited to demo at Finovate was an …