Berksmont News : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news en urn:article:13589003 The Week Ahead: Bull, Bear or ... Dead Parrot? http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/the-week-ahead-bull-bear-or-dead-parrot/13589003 In a famous "Monty Python's Flying Circus" sketch, a man who bought a "Norwegian Blue" parrot brings the obviously dead bird back to the pet… Sun, 29 May 2016 14:49:00 EDT urn:article:13581118 How to Put Down Less Than 20% to Buy a Home and Avoid PMI http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/how-to-put-down-less-than-20-to-buy-a-home-and-avoid-pmi/13581118 Editors' pick: Originally published May 24. There's a myth that you can only buy a home if you have a 20% downpayment at your… Sun, 29 May 2016 13:00:00 EDT urn:article:13583736 1 in 5 Car Title Loan Borrowers End Up Losing Their Vehicle http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/1-in-5-car-title-loan-borrowers-end-up-losing-their-vehicle/13583736 Editors' pick: Originally published May 25. Car title loans have earned both the attention and the ire of the U.S. government, as the Consumer… Sun, 29 May 2016 12:01:00 EDT urn:article:13584776 The Free Windows 10 Update Is Ending: Now What Do You Do? http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/the-free-windows-10-update-is-ending-now-what-do-you-do/13584776 Editors' pick: Originally published May 25. The unprecedented free Microsoft Windows operating system update offer--to Win 10--is set to expire July 29. Best guesses… Sun, 29 May 2016 11:00:00 EDT urn:article:13585034 How Millennials Should Buy Their First Health Insurance Plan http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/how-millennials-should-buy-their-first-health-insurance-plan/13585034 Editors' pick: Originally published May 25. Millennials who are graduating from college and entering the workforce should ensure they purchase the right type of… Sat, 28 May 2016 14:00:00 EDT urn:article:13584717 Why Seniors Are Not Generating Enough Retirement Income http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/why-seniors-are-not-generating-enough-retirement-income/13584717 Editors' pick: Originally published May 25. U.S. retirees have a problem and it's a big one: they're not generating enough income to live on… Sat, 28 May 2016 13:40:00 EDT urn:article:13585125 Want to Flee Donald Trump? Try Buying Citizenship Here http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/want-to-flee-donald-trump-try-buying-citizenship-here/13585125 Editors' pick: Originally published May 25. One of the quickest ways for a spy film to show off its credentials is with the drawer… Sat, 28 May 2016 13:20:00 EDT urn:article:13585245 Want to Quit Your Job? Here Are 5 Great Reasons and 5 Lousy Ones http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/want-to-quit-your-job-here-are-5-great-reasons-and-5-lousy-ones/13585245 Editors' pick: Originally published May 26. Maybe don't go burning down the office just yet. One of the most important statistics in the U.S.… Sat, 28 May 2016 11:40:00 EDT urn:article:13588572 Here's What You Need to Earn to Afford a House in the Top 20 Metro Areas http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/heres-what-you-need-to-earn-to-afford-a-house-in-the-top-20-metro-areas/13588572 Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases a person will make in their lifetime. But how can you tell if you're ready for… Sat, 28 May 2016 08:57:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/memorial-day-drivers-are-flooding-the-roads-amid-low-gas-prices Memorial Day Drivers Are Flooding the Roads Amid Low Gas Prices http://business-news.thestreet.com/berksmont-news/story/memorial-day-drivers-are-flooding-the-roads-amid-low-gas-prices/1 Low gas prices have prompted 2.2% more travelers to drive for the upcoming holiday weekend, spurring the most drivers since 2005. The second highest number of… Fri, 27 May 2016 14:03:00 EDT