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  1. A Comfortable Retirement on Social Security Alone?

    It won't be lavish, but with careful planning it's possible.
  2. Score a Cheap Mortgage, Here’s How

    Hidden costs can create what looks like a good deal. Find out how to find the best mortgage possible.
  3. ETFs for Investing in Vietnam

    Vietnam offers some enticing opportunities for investors, and using ETFs to invest in that country offers an extra level ...
  4. Top 3 Transportation ETFs

    These 3 ETFs that specialize in transportation companies delivered stellar returns in 2016.
  5. The Top 3 British Pound ETFs

    If you’re betting on a recovery after Brexit, you might want to consider these British pound ETFs.
  6. The Dangers of a Reverse Mortgage

    In many circumstances, a reverse mortgage can be a risk to your financial security. Here are six dangers you should consider ...
  7. How to Use Small Business Credit Cards

    A small business credit card can be a convenient way to increase your company's purchasing power, but must be carefully managed.
  8. Should Retirees Worry About Medicare Under Trump?

    With the Affordable Care Act on the chopping block, there are rumbles that Medicare could be next.
  9. Start Building Wealth Now With These 4 Steps

    If you want to build wealth, use these four tips to get started now.
  10. How to Find the Right Car Insurance

    Finding the right car insurance can be difficult. However with these strategies, you can get the most for your money, protect ...
  11. Rising Interest Rates, Bonds and Investor Emotions

    Both rising and falling interest rates can affect long-term and short-term bond markets.
  12. 9 Things to Know Before You Refinance Your Mortgage

    Whether or not a mortgage refinance is right for you depends more on individual circumstances than this week's mortgage interest ...
  13. Mortgage Pre-Approval: Understanding the Process

    Understand the mortgage pre-approval process and why getting a pre-approved mortgage is important for would-be homeowners. ...
  14. These 5 Books Will Transform the Way You Think

    Just as successful startups disrupt their industries, these writers disrupt our view of the world.
  15. The Basics Of Municipal Bonds

    Investing in these bonds may offer a tax-free income stream but they are not without risks.
  16. Is Your Retirement Plan on Track?

    Sooner or later that day will come. How to tell if you're ready and what to do if you need a course correction.
  17. Fixing the Credit Gap for Black-Owned Companies

    Black-owned companies face greater obstacles when seeking capital, says a recent Census Bureau study. What to do.
  18. Get Rich with These 7 Healthy Habits

    Getting rich is like getting fit. To achieve your goals, you must develop healthy long term habits. Here are 7 habits that ...
  19. 10 Steps To Retire A Millionaire

    Making this dream come true takes work, but it's well worth the effort.
  20. How to Explain Your Portfolio Performance Vs. the S&P

    The S&P 500 rose almost 12% in 2016 but many individual portfolios didn't have the same result.
  21. Don't Let Unemployment Ruin Your Financial Plans

    Regardless of the reason, you'll want to be prepared if you find yourself unemployed.
  22. The Companies Donald Trump Owns

    Trump has stakes in a wide variety of businesses, including golf courses, perfumes, and even private jet leasing.
  23. Figure out Your Life Insurance Needs With This Formula

    It often seems like the people that don't buy life insurance are the ones who actually need it most.
  24. Are You Financially Prepared for an Illness or Layoff?

    There are several steps you can take to financially survive a layoff or illness.
  25. The Least Expensive States to Retire In

    When it's time to retire, it's worth exploring the least expensive states.
  26. Estate Planning for Beginners, Part Four

    This is how disclaimer trusts work and when it makes sense to use them in an estate plan.
  27. Top 4 Copper ETFs by Volume

    After a rough year, copper futures are beginning to make a comeback. Here are the top copper ETFs by volume.
  28. ETF Bubble or No Bubble?

    Index funds are taking an ever larger piece of the ETF pie, and this raises liquidity concerns for investors.
  29. The Personal Finance Issues Medical Residents Face

    Medical residents need to take care of their finances just as much as they care for patients.
  30. Take These 6 Steps to a Better Year in 2017

    Use these six steps to appreciate the good from 2016 and help make 2017 your best financial year.
  31. How Many Mortgage Lenders Should You Apply to?

    Applying to multiple mortgage lenders can get you a better deal, but it comes with a few drawbacks.
  32. When (And When Not) to Refinance Your Mortgage

    There are both good and bad reasons to refinance. Learn more about both here.
  33. Are You Ready to Buy a House?

    There are a number of factors, aside from cost, that you should think about before buying a new house.
  34. Shopping for a Mortgage in 2017? Use This Tool First

    As home-buying technology has progressed, the process of finding the best mortgages rates for 2017 can all be done online.
  35. 5 Best Neighbourhoods to Live in Denver

    An overview of the top neighborhoods in the best place to live in America: Denver.
  36. Opinion: The Dangerous New World of Trump Oil Politics

    Today's low oil prices and abundant oil supplies could change fast, in a Trump-Putin world.
  37. Investors Are Unprepared for Inflation

    Inflation has remained so quiescent for so long that many investors have forgotten even how to cope with it.
  38. The 15 Highest-Paying Jobs for Business Majors

    See the highest-paying jobs for business majors 10 years out, from PayScale’s 2016–2017 College Salary Report.
  39. 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a New Home

    Understand five specific mistakes to avoid when buying a new home.
  40. Six Things Bad Financial Advisors Do

    So you've gone to the trouble and expense of hiring a financial advisor. Here's how to decide whether they're doing you right ...
  41. 8 Reasons Why Valued Employees Quit

    Salaries are important, but retaining top employees requires more than just competitive pay.
  42. What Foreign Buyers of U.S. Real Estate Need to Know

    Rising home prices and a strong dollar are making it tough for foreign buyers of U.S. real estate to pay cash. What to expect ...
  43. Tax Planning Strategies for the Year Ahead

    The uncertainty surrounding President-Elect Trump may have a significant impact on tax planning.
  44. Wealth and Well-Being Come From More Than Money

    Happiness and well-being depends on more than just money.
  45. 10 Best Countries to Retire to in 2017

    Mexico beats Panama and other news about the best retirement countries.
  46. Vital Considerations for a Transitioning Advisor

    Advisors who are considering breaking away from a big firm should consider these points.
  47. New Parents: A 529 Plan Shouldn't Be Your Top Priority

    When it comes to parenthood, there are three things that are more important than a 529 account.
  48. Seniors: Before You Co-sign That Student Loan

    If that loan isn't paid back, you could be on the line for the whole amount, plus penalties.
  49. The Problem with Buy Low, Sell High Advice

    Here's why the advice to buy low and sell high isn't quite so simple.
  50. Why Retirement Can Be Harder for Those Who Make More

    Increasing your income means you will receive a lower percentage of your income in Social Security.
  51. The 4 Most Promising ETFs for 2017 (FNCL, XLV)

    Looking for ways to beat the market in 2017? ETFs let you target promising sectors while hedging your risks.
  52. The Top 3 Currency ETFs (UUP, DBV)

    If you’re considering adding currency to your portfolio, now’s a good time to check out these top performing currency ETFs. ...
  53. John Kelly

    Secretary of Homeland Security
  54. 7 Bad Reasons to Refinance Your Mortgage

    When low mortgage rates are everywhere, it might seem like a good time to refinance. Make sure you are doing it for the right ...
  55. FICO 5 vs. FICO 8: What Are the Differences?

    Find out why you have more than one FICO credit score.
  56. Retirement: U.S. vs. Abroad

    Which option would make more sense for you: retiring abroad or staying at home in the U.S.? A look at the advantages and ...
  57. An Introduction To Day Trading

    This article will take an objective look at day trading, who does it and how it is done.
  58. How to Save More for Your Retirement

    Be sure you know all the tax-advantaged ways in which you can save more for retirement.
  59. 6 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  60. Those Who Retire Early Share These Traits

    Here's how people planning on retiring early prepare for what's ahead.
  61. What Google Knows About You Is Eye-Opening

    If you search the web or use common email programs, Google knows an almost creepy amount of your personal information.
  62. What Does Renter's Insurance Cover?

    Renter's insurance is supposed to cover a tenant's personal property as well as liability claims, but not all policies deliver.
  63. Are You the Best Investor on Campus?

    Forget bracketology. You can win a lot more money competing in Investopedia's Stock Market Madness.
  64. Opinion: Is It Worth Paying Attention to Dow 20K?

    There's more than one problem with the Dow.
  65. How to Become a Life Insurance Agent

    The pros and cons of becoming a life insurance agent, a field that can be hard to crack—but that can pay off big when you ...
  66. I Saw the Future at CES 2017, and All Your Behavior is For Sale

    Technology being used to learn what to sell you is not a matter of whether or when, but of which app.
  67. Why the New Year Is Time for a New Financial Plan

    For goals like saving for retirement or your children’s education, taking the long view is critical.
  68. Top 3 ETFs for Investing in Water in 2017

    It may be time to look at a scarce commodity that isn’t getting the investor attention it deserves.
  69. DOL Fiduciary Rule: Everything You Need to Know

    The Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under the ...
  70. The Best Interest Contract Exemption to the Fiduciary Rule

    Here is how the Best Interest Contract works and when it is needed under the new fiduciary rule.
  71. Will Social Security Be Around for My Retirement?

    Here's what you may not know about our Social Security system and how it can affect your future.
  72. Top 5 ETFs That Track the Dow by Volume

    These are the top 5 ETFs that track the Dow Jones Industrial Index, listed by average trading volume.
  73. 8 Retirement Income Strategies for Boomers in 2017

    Here are eight strategies that Baby Boomers can use to generate retirement income.
  74. How You Can Plan for Sequential Risk in Retirement

    Trying to plan your retirement date around future market forecasts can be futile.
  75. Thrift Savings Plan Rollovers: The Pros and Cons

    Is rolling over a Thrift Savings Plan into an IRA the right move? Here's what to consider.
  76. SoFi, Inc.

    SoFi is a nontraditional financial services firm that offers student loans and refinancing programs.
  77. How Residents and Physicians Can Tackle Student Debt

    Here's how residents and young physicians can tackle their debt load while saving.
  78. Does Zest Health Really Save You Money?

    Zest Health is a Chicago-based consumer-focused mobile health provider that helps consumers make smarter, more cost-effective ...
  79. How Student Debt Imperils Retirement Savings

    Student loan debt is out of control. Here is how it can impact saving for retirement.
  80. What We Learned About Investing on Election Night

    Three investing lessons can be learned from the market's reaction to the recent U.S. election.
  81. Retirees: Avoid Making These 3 Retirement Mistakes

    There are several missteps that can prevent your retirement from going smoothly.
  82. What Does an Ideal Retirement Portfolio Look Like?

    The "ideal" retirement portfolio can differ from one investor to another, but some themes hold true no matter what.
  83. How To Live Off Your Dividends

    One way to enhance your retirement income is to invest in dividend paying stocks and mutual funds.
  84. LearnVest vs. Mint: What's the Difference?

    Decide which app is right for you in tracking your finances – LearnVest vs. Mint.
  85. 3 Key Signs Of A Market Top

    Learn the best ways to foresee market corrections and how to profit from them.
  86. How to Dream Up the Right Retirement Goals

    When you dream up the right retirement goals, you'll be able to plan the retirement life you want.
  87. Here’s how to Use a Roth IRA for Estate Planning

    The concept of Roth IRA estate planning may be a new one to you, but putting it to work for your heirs is as easy as 1-2-3.
  88. Tips for Buying a House on a Single Income

    Thanks to low-down-payment programs, buying a house on a single income is possible even if you’re not wealthy. Here’s what ...
  89. How Seasons Impact Real Estate Investments

    Here is how the seasons of the year impact the housing market.
  90. 10 Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men

    Is this small reverse gender pay gap in certain fields a sign of progress?
  91. C-Suite Executives Get Even Richer Perks

    Not only are CEOs and other C-suite executives earning higher salaries; they’re also raking in bigger and better perks, according ...
  92. Many Investors Are Happy to Pay Advisor Fees

    While a majority of investors are comfortable with fees they pay, they lack investment knowledge.
  93. The Highest-Rating, Best-Selling Online Security Apps

    Online security apps are a big deal in this post-Snowden world. Here is a look at five of the highest-rated, best-selling ...
  94. Mike Pompeo

    CIA Director
  95. How We Can Help Close the Retirement Savings Gap

    The majority of Americans are not very confident about having enough for retirement.
  96. How Financial Mistakes Can Lead to Future Success

    When it comes to creating your financial plan, the ability to learn from your mistakes is key.
  97. How to Choose Your Retirement Investing Portfolio

    Having the right investment strategy is crucial for retirees who do not want to outlive their money.
  98. 5 Painless Ways To Save More Money

    Saving money can be a chore, but these tricks put money in your pocket with no effort at all.
  99. So, You Want to Earn Your CFA?

    Here are some pros and cons to consider before you take the CFA charter plunge.
  100. Top Tips to Transition into Retirement Confidently

    Here are some of the best ways to make the transition to retirement painless.
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