Stellar Legal Process Outsourcing

Wanted: Legal associate with at least two years of experience to do high-end legal research for U.S. law firms. Location: Bangalore, India.

Try doing an internet search for legal jobs and you’ll find scores of postings like the one above that that are a bit far from home. Welcome to the burgeoning business of legal process outsourcing (LPO), where lawyers in India do the work for a fraction of what it would cost in the United States.

Because it is cheaper to ...

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Working Through College

5 gigs that will help you pay for college

(BPT) – Let’s face it — college is expensive. Whether you’re still in school trying to pay for textbooks and housing, a professional facing your student loans or a parent saving for your child’s future tuition, the cost of an education can result in debt that looms for decades. More people are finding that full-time jobs are not even beginning to cover the costs. Today’s gig economy and sharing economy offers many ...

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Americans Want Action on Credit

Americans want action on housing and credit: Survey [Video]

(BPT) – Decisions made by the next President and Congress could change the way Americans buy and sell homes for generations to come. Rising prices are making it more difficult for working families and young adults to become homeowners. Government control over the vast majority of mortgages through Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae could expose taxpayers to risk and stifle the innovation of new lending products responsible borrowers need and want.

More business ...

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First Time Home Buyers

Helping first-time home buyers get from ‘I can’t’ to ‘I can’

(BPT) – Finally! The economy is improving, interest rates are low and many consumers now find themselves in a great position financially to become a first-time homeowner. There’s a small problem though for some locations around the country – the booming real estate market is resulting in rising home prices and increased competition for the most desirable properties.

The S&P/Case-Shiller national home-price index recently estimated that 2016 prices are within four ...

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Best Times to Invest

When is the best time to invest – or not?

(BPT) – The stock market has ridden a roller coaster this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), a stock market index comprised mostly of “blue-chip stock” companies, swung down and then up by 2,000 points between Jan. 1 and mid-April.

If you are investing for retirement or another reason, you may have asked yourself, “When is the best time to invest – or not?”

“Stock market volatility can be unsettling and give ...

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