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  1. These 5 Superyachts Are the Biggest in the World

    The biggest superyachts are getting bigger and bigger, with more and more luxuries. The largest superyachts are over 500 ...
  2. The Bad News About Long-Term Care

    The costs of long-term care continue to increase and most retirees can't afford to pay out of pocket for these services for ...
  3. Early Retirement? Consider These 6 Places

    Early retirement can be a reality if you invest wisely and consider a move to a city where your nest egg can go the distance ...
  4. Why Early Retirement Is a Bad Idea

    8 good reasons to put off your retirement date
  5. Building a Case for Increased Infrastructure Spending

    The stars are seeming to align for more infrastructure spending in the U.S. and elsewhere. We discuss whether this can happen ...
  6. The True Costs of Buying Vs. Renting a Home

    The full costs of renting versus buying a home, particularly a high-end one, may come as a surprise.
  7. The 5 Most Powerful Candlestick Patterns

    Statistics show unusual accuracy for the buy and sell signals of certain candlestick patterns like abandoned baby, evening ...
  8. The Complicated Relationship Between Negative Rates and Local Stock Markets

    We examine the multiple factors behind the lackluster stock market performance in regions with negative interest rate policies.
  9. How Bad Is China from the Perspectives of U.S. Companies?

    Many U.S. companies espoused a positive view of China's economic outlook, even though the nation's growth sputtered after ...
  10. Annuities: Coming Soon to Your 401(k) Plan?

    A new bill aims to make it less difficult for employers to incorporate annuities into their retirement plans.
  11. Candlestick Charting: What Is It?

    Discover the components and basic patterns of this ancient technical analysis technique.
  12. The Utility Of Trendlines

    Trendlines give an investor a good idea of the direction an investment might move in. Discover how to make them work for ...
  13. Can Regular Investors Beat The Market?

    With the big name competition out there, hard-working people who invest have a tough time beating the market.
  14. How To Outperform The Market

    Active trading is an investing style that aims to beat the market. Find out how it works, and whether it will work for you. ...
  15. 4 Biases That Can Make You A Bad Investor

    Find out how to spot these four biases, and start making more logical investing decisions.
  16. 3 Books Winston Ma Is Reading

    See what Winston Ma, managing director of China Investment Corporation, is reading over the summer of 2016, and what it reveals ...
  17. Analyzing Investments in a Portfolio Framework

    Financial advisors need to consider many portfolio aspects when analyzing individual investments for a client's financial ...
  18. How Insider Trading Is Prevented in Corporations

    Insider trading can undermine the markets and damage reputations, so companies and regulators alike have instituted policies ...
  19. Top 5 Books to Learn About the Fintech Industry

    If you're interested in learning more about the fintech industry, take a look at these top five books written to help individuals ...
  20. Fiduciary Rule Will Improve 401(k) Transparency

    Employer-sponsored 401(k) plans have come under scrutiny, as it turns out many employee participants don't know how their ...
  21. Keep Your Financial Independence in Retirement

    These five steps can help seniors protect their money and maintain their financial independence during retirement.
  22. 5 Marketing Strategies for Financial Advisors

    Here are five different strategies advisors can implement to market themselves and their practice.
  23. Can’t Make Mortgage Payments? These Programs Could Help

    If you can't make your mortgage payments, there are a number of programs designed to help you get back on your financial ...
  24. Top 25 Developed and Developing Countries

    The difference between developed and developing countries, along with a list of the status of 25 nations around the world.
  25. Want to Learn to Code? The Government May Pay for It

    The U.S. federal government may help pay for you to learn how to code. Unfortunately, the proposed program is full of problems ...
  26. Why Big Tech Earnings Will Outperform (AMAT, SYMC)

    Big tech stocks are reaching one new market high after the other fueled by the prospect of strong 3Q and 4Q earnings.
  27. Top 5 Places to Find and Meet Potential Wealthy Clients

    Personal connections with affluent people can grow a business quickly. It costs money to join the right organizations, but ...
  28. How Advisors Can Understand Client Personalitites

    Personality tests may unlock clues into the attitude and investing behavior of clients. Here's a few good reasons why advisors ...
  29. Late IRA Rollovers Get Relief From IRS

    The new self-certification process will make it much easier and cheaper to correct a late rollover of a qualified retirement ...
  30. 7 Worst Products Microsoft Ever Had (MSFT)

    Here are some of the worst products that Microsoft has introduced, and why customers rejected each product.
  31. Comparing Market Returns to Consumer Expectations

    A lot of pundits will tell you there are certain indicators of future market performance. But do those claims hold up?
  32. Easiest and Hardest Cities for Getting a Mortgage

    Since the housing market crash of 2007, tight credit has made it harder to finance a home. Here are the 5 easiest and hardest ...
  33. How Fantasy Football Will Sharpen Your Investing

    There are at least a few lessons to be learned from fantasy football that can be applied to investing. Here are six.
  34. Chart of the Week: Time to Rethink the Role of Treasuries

    This week's chart explains why it's time to rethink the role of U.S. Treasuries in portfolios, and specifically to be cautious ...
  35. How Arch Coal's Stock Price Fell 32% in 6 Months (ACIIQ)

    Arch Coal's stock price has steadily dropped lower in the first six months of 2016. Find out what needs to happen for stockholders ...
  36. Why Your 401(k) Is More Important Than You Think

    If you are thinking of dipping into your 401(k), think again. It’s one of your best sources of retirement income.
  37. 4 Superyachts With Helicopters Under $50 Million

    Superyachts with helicopters are increasing in popularity. Here is a list of four superyacht and helicopter combos below ...
  38. How Sustainable Is Whole Foods' Competitive Advantage? (WFM)

    Whole Foods Market has built an economic moat on strong brand identity, but it could be threatened by large grocers entering ...
  39. How Women Can Start Their Financial Planning

    Putting solid financial practices in place can go a long way towards helping you achieve the life you envision. Here are ...
  40. Top 5 Geothermal Power Stocks of 2016 (CVX, BRK-A)

    Include Chevron and Berkshire Hathaway Energy among the top five geothermal power stocks, as each company produces more than ...
  41. Top 10 Internet Stocks for 2016 (BABA, AMZN)

    Internet stocks are one of the most exciting areas for investors in 2016, given the ability of these stocks to reach millions ...
  42. 'Control Fraud' – Corrupt Bankers Do It, Congress Ignores It

    The banking scandal isn't just Wells Fargo fabricating customer accounts. It's Washington refusing to prosecute fraud by ...
  43. Financial Lessons from José Fernández's Untimely Death

    What financial planning lessons can be learned from the untimely passing of Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández?
  44. It’s Time to Ace Retirement

    Many people have doubts about whether or not they would have enough saved up for retirement. Here are some things you can ...
  45. Retirement: Why the First Decade is the Most Crucial

    Retirement doesn't mean retiring from managing finances. And the first decade of retirement is the most crucial. Here's why ...
  46. Why Save for Retirement in Your 20s?

    You're probably paying off your student loans and retirement is 40 years away. Shouldn't you focus on eliminating debt and, ...
  47. Strategies to Retire Abroad and 7 Countries to Consider

    Not that you always need citizenship to establish a home in a new country. Permanent residency might do just as well.
  48. Removing The Barriers To Successful Investing

    Learn how to stop using emotion and bad habits to make your stock picks.
  49. Logic: The Antidote to Emotional Investing

    Playing follow-the-leader in investing can quickly become a dangerous game. Learn how to invest independently and still come ...
  50. Maxing Out Your 401(k) is Profitable: Here's Why

    It's shocking, but most American workers (73%) have no 401(k) retirement funds. Start saving now to anchor your retirement.
  51. How To Avoid Emotional Investing

    Most investors buy high and sell low, but you can avoid this trap by using some simple strategies.
  52. Introduction to Types of Trading: Technical Traders

    Learn about the different traders and explore in detail the broader approach that looks to the past to predict the future. ...
  53. The Daily Routine Of A Swing Trader

    From pre-market to after hours, see what you need to do to capture gains quickly.
  54. Pros & Cons Of Day Trading Vs Swing Trading

    Day trading involves making dozens of trades in a single day, based on technical analysis and sophisticated charting systems. ...
  55. The Two-Hour-A-Day Trading Plan

    A lot of stock activity takes place at the beginning and end of the trading day. Find out how you can use this to benefit ...
  56. 4 Key Elements To Create A Successful Trading Plan

    A successful trading plan addresses four key elements of trading: prediction, timing, volatility and risk.
  57. 8 Reasons to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Switching jobs? Moving your retirement savings into an IRA has advantages that may allow you to build a larger nest egg.
  58. How to Up Your Chances of Getting Student Aid

    Getting the best possible package for a college fund depends on minimizing assets and maximizing the energy you use to find ...
  59. 3 Questions To Find Your Trading Plan

    Ask yourself these three questions to figure out which strategy is best for you.
  60. Target Prices: The Key To Sound Investing

    Learn how to evaluate the legitimacy of target prices and why investors should trust these over ratings.
  61. Catching A Falling Knife: Picking Intraday Turning Points

    Trying to pick the absolute top and bottom points can lead to excessive losses. This strategy allows you to hedge your risk. ...
  62. 5 Rules For Picking Great Day Trade Entries

    The following five rules will help traders find high profit potential, low risk, intra-day trades.
  63. Measure Volatility With Average True Range

    Find more profitable entry and exit locations with this standard indicator.
  64. Would You Profit As A Day Trader?

    Market timing is surrounded by controversy, but does it work?
  65. How To Become A Day Trader

    We look at the training, tools, equipment and strategies needed to succeed as a day trader.
  66. An Introduction To Day Trading

    This article will take an objective look at day trading, who does it and how it is done.
  67. Top 6 Companies Owned by Daimler AG (DDAIF)

    German automaker Daimler AG is known for its line of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, but it is also the world's largest manufacturer ...
  68. Is GDP Really an Accurate Measure of Economic Growth?

    What does GDP tell us about real economic growth or well-being? It turns out that the answer is quite different than what ...
  69. How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Affect Investing

    Due to the increasing use of big data and artificial intelligence, investors are able to make more informed investment choices ...
  70. Best Places to Find Christian Financial Advisors

    Some Christians prefer to hire financial advisors who share their beliefs. Here are some of the best places to look when ...
  71. 6 Reasons to Beware of Market-Linked CDs

    Market-linked CDs sound great on the surface, but have a significant downside. Consider the whole picture before you invest.
  72. Financial Advisors Should Cater to Small Business Needs

    One of the most precious commodities for small business owners is time, which presents opportunities for financial advisors ...
  73. GRPN: How Groupon's Stock Price Rose 26% in 6 Months

    Groupon's stock price has been climbing higher over the last six months as investors become optimistic that the company will ...
  74. Why Advisors Will Be Key in a Low-Return World

    The human factor in an advisory relationship should be strong enough to override market and portfolio performance, giving ...
  75. What You Don’t Know About Cybersecurity Can Hurt You

    Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise—advisors that fail to address underlying issues could face a variety of regulatory ...
  76. 5 Worst Products That Apple Ever Had (AAPL)

    Apple has a reputation for excellence and innovation, but the company produced five products over the course of its history ...
  77. Why Financial Planning Seminars Are Great for Referrals

    Financial advisors can hold seminars to attract new clients. Learn about the types of seminars and how to make them more ...
  78. How to Make Credit Card Rewards Worth It

    Credit card rewards may make the price of a premium card worth it, but only if you spend enough. Be sure to do the math before ...
  79. Why Advisors Should Embrace Making Videos

    Advisors who overlook videos are missing out on attracting potential clients and engaging existing ones. Here are the most ...
  80. Top Smart Beta ETFs for High Dividend Stocks (DVY, DYM)

    A detailed look at the five largest smart beta ETFs which focus on high-dividend paying stocks.
  81. China May Be Poised for a Breakout

    The emerging markets continue to rally; China may refuse to get left behind.
  82. Are We in a Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis?

    Data paints a gloomy picture for Baby Boomers and their retirement. So how bad is it? We take a look at the latest research. ...
  83. Rothschild Family's Net Worth Explained

    According to some estimates, the Rothschild net worth is worth more than $350 billion when each member's personal fortunes ...
  84. When Are Mortgage Lenders Better Than Banks?

    Individuals seeking a mortgage loan should consider factors or circumstances that may make a mortgage lender a better choice ...
  85. 4 Books the CEO of Autodesk is Reading (ADSK)

    Carl Bass, the president and CEO of leading 3-D design firm Autodesk, has a reading list that includes a couple of novels ...
  86. Blurred Lines: Whom Can You Trust for Financial Advice?

    The question of whether your financial advisor is truly a fiduciary isn't always clear. What to ask – and what to be careful ...
  87. Understand the Risks of Trading Inverse ETFs

    Inverse ETFs sound like a great way to take advantage of market volatility. But it's important to understand how they work ...
  88. Here's How Investors Choose Their Advisors

    What goes into a wealthy client's thought process when it comes to picking an advisor via first impression? Here's some insight.
  89. What Does It Cost to Retire in Costa Rica?

    Tally up the costs associated with taking your retirement in Costa Rica, and determine whether you have what it takes to ...
  90. How Advisors Are Preparing for Robo-Advisor Growth

    Our recent advisor survey provides insight into how human advisors are reacting to financial technology's steady march into ...
  91. Your Financial Planner Can Embrace Robo-Advisors

    Financial planning is a process in which a human advisor plays a crucial role. But robo-advisors have their place, too. Here's ...
  92. Finding the Right Business Coach for Your Practice

    Financial advisors looking to grow their practices can hire a business coach. Learn when a coach is needed, as well as the ...
  93. How to Acquire Affluent Clients

    Financial advisors need to establish trust to gain affluent clients. These strategies can help you build your client base ...
  94. 4 Essential Steps to Take Before Retirement

    You owe it to yourself to head into retirement prepared. Here are four steps to help outline your best possible plan.
  95. What You Should Know About the New Fiduciary Rule

    These key questions and answers clarify the DOL's new fiduciary rule and how it impacts individual investors saving for retirement.
  96. Affluent Clients Have Different Financial Planning Needs

    Financial advisors must keep in mind that affluent clients have different planning needs to address taxation, wealth protection ...
  97. Passive Investing vs. Smart Beta: What's the Difference?

    Index funds and Smart Beta ETFs both maximize returns without any need for active fund managers but differ in key ways.
  98. Top 6 Reasons You Could Face a Tax Refund Delay

    Several factors could lead to a tax refund delay, such as having errors in your filing or claiming certain credits that are ...
  99. How to Explain the Fiducuary Rule to Your Clients

    Here's how to deliver the underlying message of the Department of Labor's new fiduciary rule to your clients.
  100. Advisors-Turned-Fiduciaries: Insurance You'll Need

    The DoL rules provide a new structure under which advisors can be held liable for any failure in this area. Advisors are ...
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