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  1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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.
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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.
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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
  19. 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.
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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 ...
  28. 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.
  29. 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 ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. Top 5 Shareholders of Allergan (AGN)

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

    There is an active travel warning for parts of the Philippines. Here are precautions to follow.
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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 ...
  35. Getting Health Coverage Outside Open Enrollment

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

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

    How to evaluate spread-betting companies and find the right broker.
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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 ...
  41. Identifying a Breach of Fiduciary Duty

    Pension fund managers are not the only entities owing a fiduciary duty to stockholders. Corporate officers and directors ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. How Widows Should Plan for Social Security

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

    These three REIT ETFs give individuals the opportunity to invest in health care-oriented real estate.
  45. 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 ...
  46. 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 ...
  47. 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 ...
  48. 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.
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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 ...
  51. 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 ...
  52. 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. ...
  53. 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.
  54. 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 ...
  55. 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 ...
  56. 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.
  57. 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 ...
  58. 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 ...
  59. 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 ...
  60. 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 ...
  61. 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 ...
  62. Top 5 Shareholders of HSBC

    Learn about the business profiles, operations and investment strategies of the five largest institutional shareholders of ...
  63. 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 ...
  64. 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 ...
  65. 89 Money-Making Ideas for Retirement

    Just because you're retiring doesn't mean you have to stop making money. Here are ways to do so in your spare time.
  66. Why Goldman Thinks the U.S. Dollar Will Stay Strong

    Goldman analysts are bullish on companies that do business in the United States, in the face of a strengthening dollar and ...
  67. 5 Best Credit Cards for Buying Groceries in 2016

    Learn how to increase your grocery savings each year using grocery rewards credit cards, and find out which rewards credit ...
  68. Top 4 Companies Owned by Sears (SHLD)

    Lands' End, Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, owned by Sears Holdings Company, have contributed to the turnaround efforts at ...
  69. Top 9 Companies Owned by Samsung

    Samsung has established itself as one of the largest companies in the world through acquiring and managing subsidiaries in ...
  70. Why Bank of America Stock Is Lower Than Pre-Crisis (BAC)

    Rescued by the U.S. Government in 2009, Bank of America stock is still lower than it was before the Global Financial Crisis.
  71. How the J. C. Penney Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards

    The JCPenney credit card has some nice perks, especially for frequent buyers, but it carries a relatively high interest rate. ...
  72. Donald Trump's Success Story

    A look at how the colorful businessman and GOP presidential nominee, Donald Trump garnered success.
  73. The 3 Best Credit Cards for Traveling to Australia (BCS, COF)

    Almost any card will get you there, but these three offer the best value for your buck.
  74. Top 3 A Share ETFs of 2016 (ASHR, PEK)

    Risk-tolerant investors looking to gain diversified exposure to China's A shares market should consider these top three A ...
  75. 6 Steps to Getting a Car Loan With Bad Credit

    Having bad credit does not mean you can't get a car loan. Follow these steps to improve your chances of getting a loan with ...
  76. Top Dividend Stocks of 2016 (CNP, T)

    These four high-yielding stocks have performed particularly well in 2016.
  77. How the Lowes Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (LOW)

    Understand how the Lowe's credit card works, which customers benefit the most, its terms and conditions, and what alternatives ...
  78. Top 5 Automobile Stocks of 2016

    Low rates, cheap gas, available credit and an improving economy should drive sales for these five industry leaders in 2 ...
  79. Cross-Collateral Loan: How Does It Work?

    Cross-collateralization in lending is not unusual, but it can have a huge impact on your finances. Here's what you need to ...
  80. Venezuela's Food Shortage Explained

    Dire economic conditions in Venezuela have resulted in food shortages, hyperinflation, halted production and other serious ...
  81. Beware of Guaranteed Payday Loan Websites

    Payday lenders generally should be approached with caution; but online payday loan websites are better avoided altogether. ...
  82. Back to School: Not an Event But an Attitude

    It's back to school time, but when it comes to your finances, education and learning should be an ongoing process.
  83. How Did Larry Ellison Get Rich?

    Learn how Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle Corporation and rated fifth richest person in the world in 2016, literally programmed ...
  84. Retiring in the Philippines: Pros & Cons

    What are the pros and cons of retiring in the Philippines?
  85. 3 401(k)s With the Lowest Expense Ratios

    Discover how to Identify the fees and expenses associated with 401k investing and how it will affect your bottom line in ...
  86. World's Top 10 Oil Exporters

    Discover the size of the global oil export market, and learn various details about the world's current 10 largest crude oil ...
  87. How to Find Scholarships for Little People and Persons of Short Stature

    The Little People of America offers scholarships for people with dwarfism, their family members, students with disabilities ...
  88. How the Shell Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (RDS.A)

    Learn the three different payment options available from Shell, including how to apply, the benefits of each, who should ...
  89. 4 Fintech Firms Emerging in San Francisco (PYPL, BBVA)

    Learn why fintech companies are prospering, and discover three emerging companies in this realm that are located in the San ...
  90. Why Gold-Backed ETFs Have More Gold Reserves Than China

    Uncover the factors behind investors' increased demand for gold while discovering the impetus behind the surge in bullion-backed ...
  91. Alan Greenspan: Gold Is Safest Store of Value Right Now

    Alan Greenspan is sounding the alarm on out-of-control entitlements and inflation. Find out why he advocates for a return ...
  92. Top 5 Coal-Mining Stocks of 2016 (CLF, BHP)

    In an industry under stress, but still dominant in energy generation, these coal producers could prove to be diamonds in ...
  93. Top 4 Shareholders of Transocean

    Learn about the business profiles, investment philosophies and assets under management of Transocean's four largest shareholders, ...
  94. Top 6 Pharmaceutical Companies Globally

    Johnson & Johnson leads the pack in both market cap and revenue.
  95. 3 Reasons Credit Cards with Chips Are Safer (MA, V)

    Discover the three ways chip-embedded cards are safer that those with magnetic stripes and how the integration of PIN codes ...
  96. Top 10 Most Valuable Sports Teams in 2016 (MANU)

    Learn which teams are the most valuable sports franchises in 2016, including which organization overtook Real Madrid as the ...
  97. Behind Encana's 82.3% Fall in 10 Years (ECA)

    Encana's stock price has moved with other energy firms, though production mix, the Cenovus spinoff and financial results ...
  98. Shorting Nintendo After "Pokémon Go"? (NTDOY)

    Nintendo shares have attracted short interest as investors are questioning the staying power of "Pokemon Go."
  99. Why Early Retirees Should Reconsider the 4% Rule

    Although retirement rules of thumb can be helpful with long-term goals, retirees need flexibility and risk awareness. Sometimes ...
  100. 3 Reasons Banks Can Freeze Your Account

    Learn about the reasons why a bank account can be frozen. Discover if it is legal for creditors to freeze your account and ...
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