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Chuck van der Linden
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Why is the stock market closed on the weekend?

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Should you always max out contributions to your 401k?

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Is gold really an investment or just a hedge against inflation?

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Why are monthly mortgage pre-payments applied to the back-end of the mortgage?

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Where can I borrow money for investing?

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Are stock prices likely drop off a little bit on a given friday afternoon?

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What happens to options if a company is acquired / bought out?

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How credible is Stansberry's video "End of America"?

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Are U.S. I Bonds good for extra savings?

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What intrinsic, non-monetary value does gold have as a commodity?

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How much would it cost me to buy one gold futures contract on Comex?

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How can I negotiate a medical bill that seems excessive?

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Stolen Social Security number used to obtain MasterCard - does my friend owe any money?

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Why is short-selling considered more "advanced" than a simple buy?

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Is an interest-only mortgage a bad idea?

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Why does interest rate go up when bond price goes down?

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What does "this trade was unsolicited" mean on a brokerage confirmation?

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What percentage of my portfolio should be in individual stocks?

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How to pay off a loan to maximize credit score?

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Is there a rule of thumb for how much to save into your pension for retirement?

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I unknowingly bought pirated software and now the original developer wants to offer me a deal. Should I go for it?

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What are investment options for young married couple with no debt that have maxed out retirement savings?

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How big of a mortgage can I realistically afford?

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How can a U.S. citizen open a bank account in Europe?

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Automatic investments for cheap

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What are my options to deal with Student Loan debt collectors?

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Will a 7/1 ARM be better vs a 30yr fix rate for a mortgage if I am prepaying part of the principal every year

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Is it better to spread debt out on multiple credit cards or consolidate it to just a few?

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Ways to avoid being labeled a pattern day trader

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What are dividends, when are they paid, and how do they affect my position?