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How Much Are Birth Mother Expenses When Adopting?

How Much Are Birth Mother Expenses When Adopting?

When most people think about the adoption process, the expenses for the birth mother (parent) are rarely considered. These expenses include pregnancy-related medical and living expenses. In some cases, expenses can extend beyond birth...

How Much Does It Cost to Freeze Eggs?

How Much Does It Cost to Freeze Eggs?

Research shows that female fertility starts to decline around age 30, and that decline accelerates around age 35. Egg-freezing, also known as oocyte cryopreservation, is a fertility strategy that allows people to preserve high-quality...

Interactive Brokers vs. TD Ameritrade 2022

Interactive Brokers vs. TD Ameritrade 2022

Interactive Brokers (aka “IBKR”) and TD Ameritrade (TDA) are large, full-service brokers that have been around for decades. IBKR boasts low costs, excellent trading tools, superior trade execution, and a vast lineup of trading...

Introduction to Single Stock Futures

Introduction to Single Stock Futures

A single stock future (SSF) is a futures contract between two parties. The buyer of the SSF, or the “long” side of the contract, promises to pay a specified price for 100 shares of...

The International Money Market

The International Money Market

The International Monetary Market (IMM) was introduced in December 1971 and formally implemented in May 1972, although its roots can be traced to the end of Bretton Woods through the 1971 Smithsonian Agreement and...

OPEC’s Influence on Global Oil Prices

OPEC’s Influence on Global Oil Prices

Many of the largest oil-producing countries in the world are part of a cartel known as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). In 2016, OPEC allied with other top non-OPEC oil-exporting nations...