The Trentonian : Your Money http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian en https://www.mainstreet.com/article/yes-you-can-put-down-less-than-20-to-buy-a-home Yes, You Can Put Down Less Than 20% to Buy a Home http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/yes-you-can-put-down-less-20-buy-home/1 There's a myth that you can only buy a home if you have a 20% downpayment at your disposal. But according to the National Association… Tue, 24 May 2016 16:51:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/will-the-rising-cost-of-living-threaten-your-retirement Will the Rising Cost of Living Threaten Your Retirement? http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/will-the-rising-cost-living-threaten-your-retirement/1 While most Americans already have enough difficulty saving for retirement, there may be another obstacle not all have planned for — the rising cost of… Tue, 24 May 2016 16:48:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/heres-the-nasty-medicare-advantage-gotcha Here's the Nasty Medicare Advantage Gotcha http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/heres-the-nasty-medicare-advantage-gotcha/1 Medicare Advantage is fast becoming the Medicare plan of choice, with 31% of Medicare recipients now opting for Advantage, per data from the Henry J.… Mon, 23 May 2016 17:22:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/why-the-529-plan-is-the-best-college-savings-strategy-you-arent-using Why the 529 Plan Is the Best College Savings Strategy You Aren't Using http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/why-the-529-plan-the-best-college-savings-strategy-you-arent-using/1 As another group of high school seniors heads of to college, have you considered how you're going to pay for your child's college education? No.… Mon, 23 May 2016 17:19:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/facebook-ads-google-search-should-be-top-priorities-for-small-business-owners Facebook Ads, Google Search Should Be Top Priorities for Small-Business Owners http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/facebook-ads-google-search-should-be-top-priorities-small-business-owners/1 Small business owners shouldn't take Internet advertising lightly. "With 90 percent of consumers getting most of their information digitally and searching for things online, you… Sat, 21 May 2016 15:34:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/va-loans-are-the-best-home-mortgage-program-out-there VA Loans Are the Best Home Mortgage Program Out There http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/va-loans-are-the-best-home-mortgage-program-out-there/1 In 2007 when subprime mortgages were widely available, it seemed almost anybody could buy a home with zero down payment, even with less than stellar credit.… Fri, 20 May 2016 13:31:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/target-date-funds-offer-major-advantages-but-also-setbacks Target Date Funds Offer Major Advantages But Also Setbacks http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/target-date-funds-offer-major-advantages-also-setbacks/1 While interest in target date and other types of balanced funds continues to grow — especially among younger investors — the convenient funds do offer… Fri, 20 May 2016 13:30:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/donrsquot-click-buy-now-without-capitalizing-on-these-cool-digital-coupon-code-tips Don't Buy Without Capitalizing on These Cool Digital Coupon Code Tips http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/dont-buy-without-capitalizing-these-cool-digital-coupon-code-tips/1 Digital coupon codes seem to be the proverbial "win-win" for both online retailers and online shoppers. A 2014 study on digital coupon codes from RetailMeNot,… Thu, 19 May 2016 17:03:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/not-saving-enough-for-retirement-is-americans-biggest-regret Not Saving Enough For Retirement Is Americans' Biggest Regret http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/not-saving-enough-retirement-americans-biggest-regret/1 Ask a U.S. retiree spending his golden years working under the Golden Arches about his biggest financial regret in life? Chances are, after he's done… Wed, 18 May 2016 17:50:00 EDT https://www.mainstreet.com/article/why-lower-mortgage-rates-will-require-borrowers-to-have-higher-credit-scores Why Lower Mortgage Rates Will Require Borrowers to Have Higher Credit Scores http://business-news.thestreet.com/the-trentonian/story/why-lower-mortgage-rates-will-require-borrowers-have-higher-credit-scores/1 Lower mortgage rates could put a damper on home buyers seeking typical 30-year mortgages as lenders could become stricter and require higher credit scores. Potential… Tue, 17 May 2016 17:19:00 EDT