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Meet Marcus, Goldman Sachs’s online lender for the masses 0

Meet Marcus, Goldman Sachs’s online lender for the masses

After much internal discussion, the Wall Street firm has decided to call the retail banking operation Marcus — the first name of the company's founder, Marcus Goldman.Initially, Marcus will offer relatively small consumer loans, a business that Goldman has traditionally avoided.

The 6 stages of flipping a home 0

The 6 stages of flipping a home

Even though we're working on a shorter timeline than most homeowners, the journey is essentially the same.We drive around the neighborhoods where we're most likely to find great flip houses.

Citigroup, AT&T end litigation over 'thanks' 0

Citigroup, AT&T end litigation over 'thanks'

A woman looks at her mobile next to AT&T logo during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 25, 2016.REUTERS/Albert Gea According to a Monday filing with a Manhattan federal court, the companies have dropped claims against each other with prejudice, meaning they cannot be brought again.

7 secrets of celebrity real estate 0

7 secrets of celebrity real estate

Take the star Nartey represented who was deciding whether to buy homes "based on how many people could fit in the shower.Still, photographers and fans have a way of ferreting out celebrities' homes — one reason that, by the time they sell, they're ready to leverage their celebrity.

RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit looms 0

RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit looms

Once a small Scottish retail bank, RBS staged a meteoric rise to global prominence over two decades with an aggressive expansion that threatened to topple the UK financial system.5 billion pound bailout just six months later in October and has since failed to post an annual profit.

There's about to be a plane ticket cheaper than Economy 0

There's about to be a plane ticket cheaper than Economy

Those flying 'basic economy' are not permitted to cancel or adjust their flight itineraries after 24 hours of booking, and don't have the eligibility to upgrade, change or choose seats.Yes, that means you won't know where exactly on the plane you'll be sitting until right before boarding.

The S&P 500's new sector could be a really big deal 0

The S&P 500's new sector could be a really big deal

The S&P 500 is about to undergo a landmark change, and it could have interesting and important developments for investors.Since 1999, the index of large-cap stocks has been cut into 10 broad sectors, with the distinctions critical for investors trying to create diversified portfolios.

Key takeaway: The average retiree will see Social Security benefit decrease 0

Key takeaway: The average retiree will see Social Security benefit decrease

Those in retirement who are receiving Social Security benefits and are enrolled in Medicare may want to sit up and take notice of the latest Medicare Board of Trustees report released this month, as their Social Security benefit may be adversely affected.The latest report from the Medicare Board of Trustees is calling for Medicare Part premiums to inflate by 22.

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