Bonds Articles

  1. Questions to Expect from Prospective Clients

    Advisors should be prepared to provide answers to these common questions asked by prospective clients.
  2. Gay Marriage Ruling: Its Impact on Estate Planning

    Same-sex couples now face the same legal and financial issues as heterosexual couples; some may need to adopt simpler, more ...
  3. Top 5 Coding Camps To Launch Your Career

    If you have been following the NASDAQ over the past few years then you know that the technology sector has been on fire. ...
  4. How Creative Destruction Happens in Real Life

    In his seminal work, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (1942), Joseph Schumpeter proclaimed “the essential fact about capitalism” ...
  5. What Is the Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry?

    PBMs, acting as third party administrators and negotiators, are essential to facilitating transactions between the moving ...
  6. Ink Plus or Starwood Preferred, Which Credit Card Is Right for You?

    Maximize Your Business Rewards: Chase Ink Plus vs. Starwood Preferred.
  7. Unconventional Destinations To Stretch Vacation Dollars

    By picking a destination that's off the beaten path, travelers will meet few tourists and, as a result, will find their vacation ...
  8. The Adverse Effects of Cheap Gas

    While low gas prices are welcomed, smart budgeters must anticipate future price hikes and consider the impact of low gas ...
  9. Prospering In The Next Bear Market: Here's How

    Prepare to survive, and even prosper, in the impending bear market, by considering and putting into action the following ...
  10. Is Texas The Future Of America?

    The top three fastest-growing cities are located in Texas and 20% of jobs created between 2009 and 2014 were in the Lone ...
  11. Understanding the Downfall of Greece's Economy

    Greece has defaulted on its debt. Such an unprecedented event has left many wondering how Greece’s situation ever got so ...
  12. The Coming Stock Market Decline: What to Expect

    Many big investors are fearful of a market decline. Even if they're correct there is always a way to profit.
  13. Pension Annuity vs. Lump Sum: Which is Best?

    Which pension distribution option best serves your client, a pension annuity or a lump-sum payout?
  14. Rising Interest Rates: Who it Helps, Who it Hurts

    When interest rates rise, the impact hits some of us differently. Here's why.
  15. Essential Software for Financial Advisors

    A comparison of top software solutions for advisors in an industry that’s becoming increasingly driven by technology.
  16. 3 Secrets You Didn't Know About Estate Planning

    Every advisor and saver needs to know these three estate planning secrets.
  17. 3 Stocks To Buy and Hold For the Rest of 2015

    One of the dominant themes to consider for 2015 is the normalization of monetary policy as the Fed raises interest rates.
  18. 6 Books for Millennials Interested in Investing

    Reading books about finance and investing is a great way for millennials to effectively invest their time and pocket money ...
  19. Are Hotel Chains Too Big?

    In America, the six largest hotel chains dominate the industry and more likely than not you’ll end up staying at one on your ...
  20. Looking To Invest In Texas? Here Is How

    Ranging from energy to household names, here are some of the top investment opportunities in Texas.
  21. Whole Foods, Price Gouging And Sky-High Margins

    Over the years Whole Foods Market has grown to have more than 360 stores in the US and abroad. However, this company is not ...
  22. What Greece Can Learn From Argentina’s Mistakes

    Contingent on fiscal reform, Greece can learn from Argentina in determining the terms of restructuring its debt.
  23. Bank Lingo: Routing Number Vs. Account Number

    Each consumer bank account has its own personal ID. And so does the bank. How do these numbers function and how do they protect ...
  24. Employment Negotiations: What To Ask For & How

    Improving their first offer: What you should know
  25. The Economics Of Private Jets

    High-flying CEOs use private jets to avoid check-in hassles and departure delays. For them, concierge service and arriving ...
  26. Roth 401(k) Vs. Roth IRA: Which One Is Better?

    It all depends on your age, your income - and your plans for your retirement nest egg.
  27. Greece Isn’t The Only Problem U.S. Stocks Face

    Both stocks and bonds fell last week, due to several factors dampening investor sentiment. The most obvious one is the evolving ...
  28. Top 6 Best Value Hotels

    Here are the top value hotels across America, most of which can be had for less than $100 per night and less than $50 per ...
  29. How to Best Navigate Taxes in Retirement

    Here's a rundown on tax strategies that can help extend the life of a nest egg.
  30. Why Investors Are Bailing on Bond ETFs

    Investors are fleeing bond ETFs. Should you follow the herd? Hint: It depends on the type of bond.
  31. When Couples Have Different Risk Appetites

    Communication, compromise and frequent monitoring will lead to successful investing for spouses with different risk tolerances. ...
  32. 7 Cybersecurity Tips for Advisors

    The digital age has created a new breed of thief who can break into client files at any time, but there are ways to minimize ...
  33. Top Investment Ideas for Malls of the Future

    How investors should be thinking about the mall of tomorrow.
  34. Do Data Breaches Really Matter for Retailers?

    Do data breaches hurt the stock price of retailers? Let's have a look at a few examples.
  35. Should You Copy How Warren Buffett Invests?

    Buffett has proven to be one of the most astute investors of all time. Can you emulate his success?
  36. How Small Businesses Can Guard Against Cybercrime

    Once a small business decides to establish an online presence, implementing certain guidelines is a vital step in order to ...
  37. Is ESPN a Sport Monopoly?

    With such a dominant presence in sports as demonstrated through substantial ratings and a firm online presence, some may ...
  38. 5 Great Investors Who Aren't Warren Buffett

    Here are five other investors, not named Warren Buffett, that are also considered to be the best of the best in the industry.
  39. Fed Raising Rates Affects Startup Funding

    With interest rates having nowhere else to go but up, the Fed’s impending interest rate raise will likely begin to reverse ...
  40. Three Benefits Of Purchasing High-Priced Stocks

    High-priced stocks can be great wealth building vehicles for individual investors.
  41. Top Under the Radar Tech Hubs for Investing

    While cities like San Francisco are well known tech hubs, there are others that are ideal for prospective investors who want ...
  42. More Bonuses And Fewer Raises Affect Workers

    Companies are increasingly replacing salary increases with bonuses, much to the detriment of employees.
  43. Will Low Gas Prices Kill Hybrid Cars?

    Further changes in the number of hybrid electric vehicles sold have, so far, mirrored oil prices: the higher the price of ...
  44. Why Is Health Care So Expensive In The Us?

    The U.S. is the world leader in only one area of health care: costs. Why is it so hard to rein in these expenses?
  45. cities with best healthcare system

    A starting guide to figuring out where the best care is when the diagnosis is a scary one.
  46. Do You Need Kidnap & Ransom Insurance?

    Americans working abroad – and high-profile individuals traveling frequently in kidnapping hot spots – should consider this ...
  47. Why Hasn't McDonald's Beaten The Dow Recently?

    McDonald's has underperformed the Dow Industrials since 2009, but a reorganization and buyback could turn things around.
  48. Whole Foods Pricing: Mistake or Misdeed?

    Whole Foods Market might soon find itself in the middle of a public relations nightmare. But will its share price suffer?
  49. 5 Signs You Need A Postnup

    They're not the most fun thing to contemplate, but these contracts can actually help a marriage.
  50. A Guide To Kidnap & Ransom Insurance

    Every year, thousands of people are kidnapped for ransom all over the world. This insurance offers protection – and peace ...
  51. 3 Main Reasons Las Vegas Sports Teams Keep Folding

    Learn why a unique labor force, competition for entertainment dollars and the stigma of gambling have kept professional sports ...
  52. Is a Bond Market Selloff Coming?

    A big investment management company is concerned about bond market conditions and allocating more capital to cash. Should ...
  53. MLPs: Is Now the Right Time to Invest?

    Here's what you need to know about MLPs, those under-the-radar investment vehicles.
  54. Advisors Evenly Split on Robo-Advisors' Relevance

    A new study finds that advisors are split on the impact of robo-advisors.
  55. Tips for Protecting Clients from Scammers

    Predators now have more access to vulnerable clients than ever before; advisors should communicate with clients to better ...
  56. Indexing vs. Stock Picking: Which is Better Now?

    Indexing and stock picking both have positive and negative features. One has outperformed the other historically, but which ...
  57. Why FIFA Can't Give the 2022 World Cup to Qatar

    Learn about the high price tag for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, along with allegations of human rights abuses and bribery ...
  58. Whole Foods: How Will Shares React to Price Probe?

    Why it's important to look beyond the recent headlines about Whole Foods Market and accusations of pricing problems in New ...
  59. What's Worth More: Walmart or Facebook?

    Which company is worth more, Walmart or Facebook? The answer may come as a surprise.
  60. Are Fast-Casual Restaurants Overvalued?

    Can fast-casual restaurants actually grow to the levels that investors believe they can?
  61. MLPs and Limited Partnerships: How They Differ

    Limited partnerships and master limited partnerships have one difference that makes all the difference.
  62. The Right Mindset for CEO Success

    Owning the role of CEO is no simple task so it is imperative that CEOs have the correct mindset to ensure the success of ...
  63. Winning Retailers Amid Sales Slump

    Declining department store retail sales and the exceptions to the rule after the end of the Great Recession.
  64. Who Are the Brains Behind Facebook?

    These are the top people making Facebook what it is today.
  65. Is Etsy The New And Improved Ebay?

    Will Etsy replace Ebay as the place for young, trendy millennials to shop?
  66. Top European MBA Programs: The Short List

    The London Business School is currently ranked second best in the world right after Harvard Business School. These European ...
  67. The Most Likely Outcome For Greece

    After more than five years of a Greek drama, most of us have become fatigued with hearing about Greece’s debt problems, the ...
  68. Two Heads Are Better Than One In Finances

    Given the importance of a retirement account, having professional help with savings accounts is far more important than a ...
  69. Should I Insure My Wedding Ring?

    It depends, in part, on the ring's value and your current insurance coverage. Here's a guide to making a decision that's ...
  70. 5 Things to Look for in a Private Banker

    When putting all your assets into one private banker basket, it pays to proceed with caution.
  71. How To Insure Your Wedding Ring

    Read on for everything you need to know to make sure this precious possession is covered against theft, damage, loss and ...
  72. 10 Little Known Ways To Reduce Your 401(k) Taxes

    These clever strategies will help you hold onto your money – so you'll have more available for your retirement.
  73. Apple’s New Business: Bonds

    Apple and Oracle are using their massive cash piles to buy up corporate debt. With bond markets looking increasingly rickety, ...
  74. Corporate Inversion: How It Works

    Large corporations are making all kinds of moves to decrease expenses and increase profits in an increasingly competitive ...
  75. Is My Health Insurance Good In Another State?

    Under ACA, is health care insurance something you can take with you state to state?
  76. Study Abroad: Budget For Brazil

    Interested in study, food and adventure in one of the fastest growing economies in the world? Check out what Brazil costs. ...
  77. America's 10 Fastest-Growing Restaurant Chains

    Nothing drives stock prices like growth. These are the fastest-growing restaurant chains in the country, five of them public. ...
  78. The 5 Worst Financial Advisor Scammers of All Time

    A look back at history's five worst financial scams.
  79. Bargains Still Abound in European Stocks

    For investors looking for value and growth potential, Europe is it. Here are some ETFs to consider.
  80. How Advisors Can Help When a Service Member Dies

    Finances are probably last thing that survivors of our nation’s deceased service members want to deal with. Here's what advisors ...
  81. Do You Know These Odd Investing & Business Terms?

    Think investment talk is boring? There are plenty of terms to liven up any conversation about Wall Street and finance. You ...
  82. How The New NYSE Binary Options Work

    The New York Stock Exchange has launched its own version of binary options called Binary Return Derivatives Options or ByRDs. ...
  83. Will Smartphones Replace Video Game Consoles?

    As graphics and power improve and makers develop games compatible with smartphones, it seems inevitable that hardcore gamers ...
  84. Samsung and Google: A Beautiful Friendship?

    Google and Samsung have more than a hardware/software relationship. These two technology giants have collaborated time and ...
  85. How The NFL Makes Money

    The National Football League is the most successful sports league in the world. How does the NFL make money, and what is ...
  86. How To Profit From M&A Announcements

    We look at four strategies that seek to profit from merger and acquisitions announcements.
  87. College Tuition vs. Investing: Is It Worth It?

    With the rising cost of college and questionable career prospects awaiting college graduates, some are wondering if a college ...
  88. Can Japan's Stewardship Code Turn Passive Funds Into Active Managers?

    Institutional investors in Japan have been criticized for being too cozy with corporates. Can a code force them to focus ...
  89. Do Oil Prices Affect The Auto Industry?

    Based on an understanding of complementary and substitute goods, the American auto industry is exhibiting expected effects ...
  90. 5 Assets Only The Ultra Rich Can Afford

    Yacht? Private jet? Not that unusual. If you’re rolling in the big bucks, you can buy something much more interesting.
  91. Why Volatility Is Your Friend

    Instead of looking at falling share prices as something negative, investors should view it as an opportunity to acquire ownership ...
  92. How To Talk To Headhunters

    8 tips on forging a fruitful relationship with an executive recruiter.
  93. Does it Make Sense to Have an MLP in an IRA?

    Here's why MLPs should — and shouldn't — be considered for an IRA.
  94. Is Now the Time for Emerging Market Bonds?

    Higher yields and the potential for price appreciation await investors who take the plunge with emerging market bonds. Here's ...
  95. How Retirees Should Approach Interest Rate Hikes

    Here's what retirees can do if interest rates rise.
  96. Netflix's Billion-Dollar Content Licensing Budget

    Understand how Netflix selects the TV shows and movies it streams to its subscribers, and learn how it finances those licensing ...
  97. Has McDonald's Peaked?

    McDonald's has been a reliable investment for many years, but all trends eventually change course.
  98. Top Ways Advisors Can Tap the Doctor Niche

    Advisors looking to develop a niche in servicing doctors should consider the following tips.
  99. Where the Ultra-Wealthy Live in America

    If you're a financial advisor keen to add ultra-high-net-worth clients to your practice, you now know where the money is.
  100. MLPs: How They Are Taxed

    The advantages of MLPs outweigh the disadvantages, especially if you play your cards right.
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