Bonds Articles

  1. Paycheck to Paycheck? Start Saving This Way

    Five ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck and start saving.
  2. On a Retirement Job Search? Try These Agencies

    There are several web-based staffing agencies that can help baby boomers and other seniors with their retirement job search. ...
  3. Top 10 Retirement Gift Ideas for That Special Day

    The age-old traditional gold watch has not gone out of style, but it's only one of many appropriate gifts to give a retiring ...
  4. How to Make Decisions About Your Stock Options

    Always make sure your financial plan is based on you and your goals for your future, especially when it comes to vetting ...
  5. Read This Before You Retire in the Philippines

    The Philippines has a warm climate, a low cost of living and plenty of people who speak English. What to do next if you think ...
  6. Understanding Amazon's Capital Structure (AMZN)

    Following the 2008 financial crisis, many companies, including Amazon, have been increasing their leverage, causing significant ...
  7. Top 5 Health Care Stocks of 2016 (AMGN, BMY)

    Discover why the baby boomers are benefiting the health care sector. Explore five health care stocks that are well positioned ...
  8. Top 7 Aerospace Companies in the World (BA, UTX)

    Find out which aerospace companies rank as the largest in the world based on annual revenue in 2015 from defense and non-defense ...
  9. How Financial Advisors Manage Liquidity Risk

    Financial advisors have to carefully consider a client's willingness and ability to take investment risks, including tax ...
  10. Professors: Stop Drowning in Student Loans

    Students aren't the only ones dealing with loans. Professors who borrowed money to get to where they are should consider ...
  11. How JPay Works and Makes Money

    JPay exploits a huge, untapped part of America's prison system by providing payment and technology services to inmates throughout ...
  12. Top 5 Clothing Stocks of 2016 (PLCE, LULU)

    Discover the top five clothing stocks of 2016, and learn how they can help your portfolio gain from the athleisure, off-retail ...
  13. 5 Fintech Firms Emerging in India (BABA, MSFT)

    Learn about the growing financial technology sector in India and the innovative companies that are challenging traditional ...
  14. Putting Your Money to Work for the Greater Good

    There are several ways to put your capital to work for social or charitable causes, while also facilitating moves that support ...
  15. Will Nonperforming Loans Cause 'Italeave'?

    The EU's reluctance to allow Italy to bail out its precarious banks may encourage Italy to follow England out of the EU. ...
  16. Who Is Driving Cisco's Management Team (CSCO)

    Three key members of the Cisco management team and board of directors drive the most important business and corporate governance ...
  17. How Did Sergey Brin Get Rich?

    Sergey Brin is president of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), the parent company of the world's largest search engine, Google.com, ...
  18. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Currencies

    Analyze the relationship between interest rates and currency devaluation. Examine the impact of negative rates and how further ...
  19. Top 3 European Investment Trusts (JEO.L, HEFT.L)

    Discover three of the best-performing European investment trusts for investors to consider as vehicles to obtain exposure ...
  20. How the PayPal Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (PYPL)

    Find out how the PayPal Extras MasterCard works for you, and how you can earn maximum rewards on gas and restaurant purchases ...
  21. 4 Risks of Shorting REIT ETFs

    Discover the four risks to consider when short selling real estate exchange-traded funds and learn how to determine if the ...
  22. Should Jaime Dimon Tell Clients to Raise Wages? (JPM)

    Learn why MIT Professor Thomas A. Kochan believes that JPMorgan's move to raise the minimum wage for its lower compensated ...
  23. How Corrupt Is Venezuela? An Inside Look

    Learn more about the corruption level in Venezuela and how it could affect your investments if you decide to invest in the ...
  24. Buying Nintendo Put Options: Is It Possible? (NTDOY, VLKAY)

    Nintendo saw its shares jump after Pokemon Go. Now many investors feel it's time to sell. Discover the best alternative for ...
  25. 5 Challenges Recreational Marijuana Dispensaries Face

    Although they may be legal in four states, recreational marijuana dispensaries in Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Alaska ...
  26. Can You Become Rich Investing in Mutual Funds?

    Find out how you can use mutual fund investments to get rich, including which types of funds are best suited for rapid wealth ...
  27. When Multi-Factor ETFs Make Sense

    Multi-factor ETFs are a logical progression from single-factor smart beta ETFs. Here's when it makes sense to use them in ...
  28. Emerging Markets: What Advisors Should Tell Clients

    Is this the right time to invest clients’ money into emerging markets?
  29. How an Opt-In Box Can Grow Your Email Following

    Email is powerful for communicating with your financial advisory clients and nurturing prospects. Here are some tips on how ...
  30. Americans Are Getting Richer...Kind Of

    Americans are getting richer – the number of affluent households is growing – but the rate is slower now than it was before ...
  31. Talking to Clients Who Think Stocks Are in a Bubble

    Here's what to tell clients who think that the market is in bubble territory.
  32. Keys to Keeping Millionaire Clients

    Almost half of millionaires would not recommend their advisor. Here's how to keep these clients happy.
  33. Two Bond Stories from Two Sides of the English Channel

    We find that the U.K. market has many similarities to the United States and Canada, but across the English Channel, the European ...
  34. VGENX: Overview of Vanguard Energy Fund

    Explore an analysis of the Vanguard Energy Fund Investor Shares, and learn about the characteristics, investment strategy ...
  35. JANBX: Overview of Janus Balanced Fund

    Discover a balanced mutual fund with a solid performance history, weathering down markets and routinely outperforming equity ...
  36. America's Poorest States in 2016

    The poorest states in America include Mississippi, West Virginia and Arkansas.
  37. Credit Karma Doesn't Hurt Your Credit Score, and Here's Why

    Credit Karma is a popular option for checking credit histories for free, and it doesn't hurt your credit score.
  38. When Is it Time to Stop Saving for Retirement?

    Successful retirement planning demands lots of saving and smart money management. But once you retire, how do you transition ...
  39. VWELX,VGHCX,VFINX,VINIX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of Baxter

    Discover the five largest mutual fund investors in Baxter International. Learn about an actively managed fund with industry ...
  40. VPMCX,HCAIX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of Adobe Systems (ADBE)

    Discover the five biggest mutual fund investors in Adobe Systems, which three are actively managed and which one is buying ...
  41. TRBCX: Introducing T. Rowe Price’s Blue Chip Growth Fund

    Learn about the T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund and its investment philosophy, portfolio composition, management, performance ...
  42. VTSMX, VFINX, AGTHX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of Delta Air

    Discover the four largest mutual fund holders of Delta Air Lines shares, and determine if the holders' investment strategies ...
  43. Real Estate: How the Bubble Will Pop

    This real estate bubble is much different from the last one. Understanding it is imperative if you plan on making any investments.
  44. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
  45. BUFEX, BUFMX, BUFSX, BUFIX: Top Buffalo Funds for Retirement

    Discover the top five Buffalo Funds for retirement diversification in 2016, with a summary of each fund, including manager ...
  46. Who Is Driving Exxon Mobil's Management Team? (XOM)

    Three key members of the Exxon Mobil management team drive the most important business and corporate governance issues at ...
  47. Top 5 Companies Owned by PayPal (PYPL)

    Find out the top five companies owned by PayPal Holdings Inc. that are paving the way to keeping it the dominant player in ...
  48. How Much in Savings You Need to Live Comfortably

    Discover how Americans' perceptions of their financial security differ from reality, and learn how much in savings is sufficient ...
  49. Don't Make These 7 Financial Mistakes in Divorce

    Watch out for these seven financial mistakes, they're among some of the worst you can make during your divorce.
  50. How Green Dot Works and Makes Money (GDOT)

    Green Dot Corp. is dominating the general purpose reloadable payment card industry, offering two of the highest-rated prepaid ...
  51. Top 3 ETFs to Invest in Rice (RJA, INDA)

    Learn about the world's total rice production, and discover a few exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that either directly or indirectly ...
  52. Top 10 Biggest Mobile Apps of 2016

    These 10 useful mobile applications allow users to perform business- and personal-related tasks from anywhere at any time
  53. Who Is Driving Verizon's Management Team? (VZ)

    Verizon's experienced team of executives includes Lowell C. McAdam, Francis J. Shammo and John G. Stratton, all of whom make ...
  54. 7 Cheap Places to Travel in the United States That Are Worth the Visit

    These seven cheap places to travel in the United States provide plenty of wholesome fun for the whole family without breaking ...
  55. Top 10 Highest-Paying Jobs in the World

    The 10 highest-paying jobs in 2016, based on average salaries in fields including health care, business and engineering.
  56. Top 5 Oil Drilling Stocks of 2016 (PKD, PTEN)

    Learn about the top five oil-drilling stocks of 2016 and why risk-tolerant investors should consider them if they are bullish ...
  57. Top 7 Companies Owned by Home Depot (HD)

    Home Depot's acquisition strategy, including a recent $1.6 billion purchase, has left the home improvement retailer at the ...
  58. Should Central Banks Be Independent?

    Find out why more and more experts are calling for an end to central bank independence, any why such provocative calls may ...
  59. Why These 2 Stocks Are Speculative for Boomers (FB, BAC)

    Learn why popular stocks such as Facebook and Bank of America are highly speculative and fraught with risk for baby boomer ...
  60. Will There Be a 4.5G Network Before a 5G?

    Learn about the potential arrival of 4.5G LTE network technology to the world's major telecommunication networks, and see ...
  61. How to Make Money With 3-D Printing Technology

    Discover how the 3-D printing technology industry continues double-digit annual sales growth and learn how to make money ...
  62. Behind FireEye's 16.8% Decline Since the 2013 IPO (FEYE)

    Analyze FireEye's stock price history to determine its major drivers. Learn how speculative valuations and market correlations ...
  63. Is Going to Law School Worth It Anymore?

    Explore whether going to law school is still worth it in 2016 by comparing the associated costs and the salary expected upon ...
  64. A Look At 3 Smart Beta Bond ETFs (PHB,VBND,AGGP)

    A look at three smart beta bond ETFs that may have passed under your radar.
  65. Promote Financial Success in Your 20s and 30s

    Financial planning doesn't have to wait until your older. Students and adults in their 20s and 30s can get on the path to ...
  66. Discover Student Loans: Are They Worth It? (DFS)

    Understand the pros and cons of Discover Student Loans, and analyze how this loan product compares to similar products, such ...
  67. Top 5 Shareholders of Allergan (AGN)

    Discover the top institutional and direct Allergan shareholders. Learn about their shareholdings and associations with the ...
  68. Traveling in the Philippines: Is It Safe?

    There is an active travel warning for parts of the Philippines. Here are precautions to follow.
  69. 3 Best Credit Cards for Balance Transfers in 2016

    Find out which credit cards offer the best balance transfer opportunities in 2016, including the longest introductory periods ...
  70. Who is Driving Berkshire Hathaway's Management Team? (BRK.B)

    A look into Berkshire Hathaway’s core management team and how they work together to deliver consistent returns over the long ...
  71. Getting Health Coverage Outside Open Enrollment

    Nine qualifying life events that trigger a special enrollment period for individuals seeking group or marketplace health ...
  72. When to Consider Paying Off Your Mortgage

    Consider four scenarios where it could make sense to pay off your mortgage early.
  73. How Financial Spread-Betting Companies Make Money

    How to evaluate spread-betting companies and find the right broker.
  74. Who Is Driving Fitbit's Management Team? (FIT)

    These four members of Fitbit’s management team have worked together to help double and triple the company's revenues and ...
  75. Who Is Driving Wal-Mart's Management Team (WMT)

    Wal-Mart's management team includes three senior executives who drive important strategic initiatives at the company. Included ...
  76. Identifying a Breach of Fiduciary Duty

    Pension fund managers are not the only entities owing a fiduciary duty to stockholders. Corporate officers and directors ...
  77. 3 Best Credit Cards for College Students in 2016

    Find out which credit cards are best suited to college students, based on criteria such as annual percentage rate, rewards ...
  78. How ING Trusts Have Surprising Tax Advantages

    Learn how ING trusts can be used to shield assets from state income taxes and provide additional protection for high-wealth ...
  79. How Widows Should Plan for Social Security

    Widows need to understand their uniquely advantageous options when it comes to making Social Security decisions.
  80. Top 3 Health Care REIT ETFs in 2016

    These three REIT ETFs give individuals the opportunity to invest in health care-oriented real estate.
  81. Who Is Driving IBM's Management Team?

    Find information on some of the key executives at IBM that have kept driving the company forward in the technology sector ...
  82. How the Macy's Credit Card Works: Benefits and Rewards (M)

    Learn about the different Macy's Credit Cards available to consumers, with a summary of the rewards and benefits, who should ...
  83. Top 5 Timber Stocks of 2016 (WY, PCH)

    These five stocks offer appealing investments in the timber industry, based on dividend yield, financial health, valuation ...
  84. 3 Things to Know When Labor Day Car Deals Come Around

    How to get the very best deal on current year car models during Labor Day sales.
  85. Earn Your Own Paycheck With Retirement Cash Flow

    Retirement planning won't get you very far without plans to manage your cash flow. So turn retirement income into monthly ...
  86. IMF Calls For 6-Step Solution to the Euro Crisis

    Discover six points the International Monetary Fund believes the European Union must address in order to continue economic ...
  87. Why Millennials Are Stressing About Saving for Retirement

    Millennials can't afford to put off saving for retirement, but planning for their later years is proving to be nerve-racking ...
  88. How Life Insurance Settlements Are Evolving

    The life insurance industry marches forward by offering more ways that consumers can access the death benefits in their policies. ...
  89. TD Ameritrade's Robo-Advisor Offers Many Options

    TD Ameritrade Institutional is marching down a different path, offering a smorgasbord of robo-advisor solutions for its clientele.
  90. Why Fiduciary Rule Revisions are Rankling Advisors

    The final version of the fiduciary rule contained several revisions that now appear to be less beneficial to advisors than ...
  91. Top 10 Retirement Cities in Canada

    Get information about 10 of Canada’s top-ranked cities that cater to the wants and needs of retirees and active adults over ...
  92. Taxable Pay Strategies for Business Owners

    Small business owners can take steps to reduce their tax burdens. Just make sure you know the full impacts.
  93. VLACX,WOGSX,FLCSX,FCNTX,DODGX: Top Large Cap Mutual Funds

    Learn about the top large-cap mutual funds for 2016. Read about funds with active management that keep expense ratios low ...
  94. Donald Trump’s Potemkin Campaign

    Trump doesn’t consult campaign roadmaps. It is not even clear he knows how to read one. Elevating Steve Bannon is just one ...
  95. How to Get a Credit Card Without a Social Security Number (SSN) (COF, BAC)

    Learn the methods by which a borrower can get approved for a credit card, even if the borrower lacks a valid Social Security ...
  96. Annuities vs. Fixed-Income ETFs: Which One Is Better (PFF)

    Find out which investment vehicle is better for a retirement investor: an income annuity or a fixed-income exchange-traded ...
  97. 3 Abandoned Towns for Sale Under $1 Million

    For as little as $250,000, you can buy your own abandoned town. These three forgotten towns offer endless possibilities for ...
  98. Top 5 Shareholders of HSBC

    Learn about the business profiles, operations and investment strategies of the five largest institutional shareholders of ...
  99. Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers: How It Works

    Huge student loan debt may be keeping people from entering the teaching profession. Find out how teachers can get their student ...
  100. Top 10 Active Retirement Communities in U.S.

    The top active retirement communities in the United States are concentrated in warm-weather states and offer a menu of activities ...
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