Pandemic Changes the World of Horse Auctions

Thoroughbred horses are always a bet on the future, whether you’re at the track and wagering on which one will win that day or an owner deciding which mares and sires will produce the best offspring — with no proof for years. But the biggest speculators may be the people trying to divine which foals …

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La pandemia afectó tu economía. Esto debes hacer

Es bien sabido que los informes de las agencias contienen una buena cantidad de errores. Si encuentras algunos, haz el reclamo. Para empezar, contacta tanto a las agencias de información crediticia como a las empresas de servicios financieros que puedan haber proporcionado la información incorrecta (la CFPB tiene una buena guía al respecto). Y en …

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Proposed Tax Changes Focus on the Wealthy

So how do you define who’s wealthy? The latest proposed tax changes from the House Ways and Means Committee essentially say a wealthy individual is someone who earns $400,000 a year or a couple with $450,000 in annual income. “Rich is just the term we use to describe people who have more than us when …

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What’s Changing in the New FAFSA and What’s Not

(While there has not been a draft since 1973, men ages 18 to 25 are still required by federal law to register. But FAFSA applicants will now remain eligible for financial aid even if they have not registered, said Mark Kantrowitz, a financial-aid expert.) The FAFSA collects financial details about students and their families and …

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Always Pay the Rent? It May Help Your Mortgage Application.

“While credit history is a key element in evaluating a borrower’s ability to make a mortgage payment, building credit in the United States is not an equitable endeavor,” said Hugh Frater, Fannie Mae’s chief executive, in a blog post. So rent should count for something. But according to FICO, which uses data from credit reports …

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Always Pay the Rent? It May Help Your Mortgage Application.

“While credit history is a key element in evaluating a borrower’s ability to make a mortgage payment, building credit in the United States is not an equitable endeavor,” said Hugh Frater, Fannie Mae’s chief executive, in a blog post. So rent should count for something. But according to FICO, which uses data from credit reports …

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