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When my freelance career started picking up, I looked into getting pre-approved for a mortgage. It wasn't nearly as complicated as I thought.

When my freelance career started picking up, I looked into getting pre-approved for a mortgage. It wasn't nearly as complicated as I thought.

The pre-approval process for freelancers wasn't as hard as I thought, and I learned freelancing doesn't have to preclude you from getting a mortgage.
3 pieces of advice a 64-year-old retiree says would have made retirement easier had he known at 35

3 pieces of advice a 64-year-old retiree says would have made retirement easier had he known at 35

James R. retired at 59. If he could tell his 35-year-old self about retirement, he'd say save more, spend less, and talk with his partner about money.
Samsung Insider Delivers Galaxy S11 Bad News Blow

Samsung Insider Delivers Galaxy S11 Bad News Blow

Samsung’s Galaxy S11 has leaked again and this time, it's not good news...

Peloton's Christmas ad mocked as sexist

Exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc said on Wednesday it was encouraged by support from some customers and social media users, despite its Christmas ad coming under criticism for being

Peloton Christmas ad tagged 'sexist' on social media

Exercise bike and treadmill maker Peloton Interactive Inc's latest Christmas advertisement has been widely criticized on social media as being "sexist" and "dystopian".

FT readers’ women of 2019

We asked you to tell us about the women who have inspired you — here are a selection

Saudi auto services firm raises $50 million to invest in Aramco IPO

Saudi Automotive Services Co said on Wednesday it is raising 190 million riyals ($50.67 million) in debt to invest in the initial public offering of state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco.

Hyundai Motor says to invest $52 billion over six years

Hyundai Motor said on Wednesday it planned to invest about 61.1 trillion won ($51.81 billion) between 2020 and 2025.
Why Steve Cohen, Not Wilpons, Will Likely Run The New York Mets Immediately

Why Steve Cohen, Not Wilpons, Will Likely Run The New York Mets Immediately

No way Steve Cohen doesn't run the team if he buys a majority stake.

Xiaomi, Oppo to use Qualcomm's newest mobile phone chips

Two fast-growing Chinese phone brands said on Tuesday that they will adopt Qualcomm Inc's newest 5G chip in their flagship devices early next year.
A New Study Says Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners May Cause Breast Cancer

A New Study Says Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners May Cause Breast Cancer

A new study has revealed potentially worrying links between the use of some hair products and the risk of developing breast cancer, with black women at far higher risk than white women.

Expedia replaces CEO and CFO in leadership shakeup

Expedia Chairman Barry Diller says the leadership changes resulted from disagreements over strategy.

Ford is making car parts—with waste from McDonald's coffee beans

Ford is teaming up with McDonald's to use its coffee chaff in auto parts.
Video shows world leaders mocking Trump after uncomfortable first day at NATO summit

Video shows world leaders mocking Trump after uncomfortable first day at NATO summit

World leaders appeared to make jokes at President Donald Trump's expense during a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.
CBD-Based Skincare and Wellness Products For Cannabidoil Newbies

CBD-Based Skincare and Wellness Products For Cannabidoil Newbies

Not sure about how to integrate CBD in your daily routine? Here's everything you need to know--plus, a roundup of products that will get you started.

UnitedHealth forecasts 2020 earnings, midpoint below estimates

Health insurer UnitedHealth Group on Monday issued its adjusted earnings forecast for 2020, the midpoint of which was below analysts' estimates.

Gadget prices could rise if China trade talks collapse

While Trump insists he's in no rush for an agreement, deadline looms for tariffs on phones, laptops and other items.