Bonds Articles

  1. 4 Unexpected Things That Lower Your Credit

    It's important to maintain a good credit score. Discover what could be lowering it without your knowledge.
  2. Top 10 Highest Paid Government Leaders

    When you compare the world leaders bringing home the most bacon, you'd be surprised to learn that there's more to salary ...
  3. Is House Price or Interest Rate More Important?

    Deciding which factor is more important can make a difference in monthly payments, ability to move and Homowner's Association ...
  4. The Awesome Power of Compounding

    Compounding may not be sexy, but it is the surest way to accumulate wealth over time.
  5. Why Time Spent on Social Media Is Decreasing (FB, TWTR)

    Identify key reasons why engagement with social media is declining as of 2016, and discover what this means for big industry ...
  6. How to Advise Non-U.S. Citizens on Social Security

    Advising clients who are not U.S. citizens on Social Security is complex. Here is how you can successfully navigate this ...
  7. 5 High Quality Dividend Stocks (VZ,GM,T,RAI,DUK)

    It’s not easy to find stocks with high yields and safe dividends. Here are five.
  8. Netflix: 7 Secrets You Didn't Know (NFLX)

    Learn some little-known facts about Netflix, including its near buyout by Blockbuster and why it chooses not to use square ...
  9. 8 Countries Where $200K in Retirement Savings Will Last 30 Years

    Retiring on $200,000 may seem like a longshot, but there are several countries that are perfect for living out your later ...
  10. 6 Signs You Are OK to Retire

    As you approach retirement age, there are a number of factors to consider before deciding on when you want to retire. Here ...
  11. Are You in the Top One Percent of the World?

    If you live in an industrialized country, cracking the top 1% of income earners isn't as difficult as you might think.
  12. The Net Worth of the Shark Tank Cast

    Discover how the richest "Sharks" on the hit TV show amassed their vast fortunes, and learn how much they have to offer eager ...
  13. 401(k) Balance: How You Compare to Others Your Age

    How much people have put away for retirement varies, naturally, by old they are. See how your savings stack up.
  14. The Best Ways to Invest $500 to $5,000

    Got a small budget? Here are some investing tips.
  15. 10 Most Successful Products from Shark Tank

    With seven seasons, 7.5 million viewers, some studs and a whole lot of duds, we take a look at the 10 most successful products ...
  16. 2016 Retirement Savings by Age: Where Do You Stand?

    What people in various age groups have saved at present for their retirement years – and where they should be. How does your ...
  17. 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home

    By avoiding these six pitfalls when purchasing a home, you will be in a much better position to make an educated choice before ...
  18. 4 Ways To Value A Real Estate Rental Property

    Learn to evaluate real estate and get into the investment game.
  19. Top 3 ETFs With Exposure to Gasoline and Refineries (CRAK, PXE)

    Learn why refinery stocks are outperforming in the energy sector. Discover three ETFs with strong exposure to refineries ...
  20. The Indian Story, Rebooted

    Once a BRIC, then one of the “Fragile Five," is India regaining its luster? We discuss the case for India.
  21. 5 Largest BlackRock ETFs and Mutual Funds (BLK, IVV)

    Learn about BlackRock's largest exchange-traded funds and mutual funds, which provide exposure to stocks, bonds and active ...
  22. Behind Tesla's 1,173% Rise in 10 years (TSLA)

    Pay attention to whether Tesla’s profitability can prove worthy of the level of enthusiasm generated for the company by CEO ...
  23. Report Card: Goldman Sachs' 2016 Stock Picks (AMZN, CMG)

    Goldman Sachs picked 35 stocks at the end of last year that it thought would perform well. Here's how they have done so far ...
  24. 4 Retailers Immune to Amazon (AMZN,TJX,ROST,DG)

    Amazon crushes most brick-and-mortar retailers, but these four have been immune so far.
  25. Britain’s Long and Difficult Divorce from Europe

    Though it seems like the Brexit storm has blown over, uncertainty remains high as the fundamental ramifications have yet ...
  26. Why You Should Be Seeking a Bigger Salary Now

    Timing is everything when it comes to asking for a raise – and that can mean knowing what's happening with the economy, as ...
  27. Ben Graham's Advice on Reading Financial Statements

    Seven pieces of advice from Benjamin Graham on understanding financial statements.
  28. Top Reasons Not to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Five cases in which keeping your plan in place – or employing another non-IRA strategy – is the better move.
  29. Specialty Websites for Low First Class Airfares

    If a first class airline ticket is your goal, there are specialized websites that can help you find a good deal on one.
  30. The Best Time to Buy First Class Airline Tickets

    Book at least a week in advance and try these less-well-known routes to the least pricey first class seats.
  31. 3 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Make You More Productive

    If you are looking to become more productive it's important to find out what works best for you. Here are three ideas to ...
  32. One Thing to Never Do When the Stock Market Goes Down

    We could all use a little reminder.
  33. The 8 Deadly Sins of Financial Advice

    As an informed consumer is the best defense against a swindling financial professional, here are eight things to watch out ...
  34. 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 ...
  35. Discover 5 Secrets About 529 Plans

    When starting a 529 plan for your child's college fund, keep these details in mind.
  36. Bank Fees Be Gone

    Not only are bank account interest rates measly, but fees can take a serious bite out your balance. Here's what to do.
  37. Brexit Bargains: What's on Sale in the UK

    Investors see opportunity in the U.K. tech and real estate despite Brexit.
  38. 4 Little-Known Ways to Reduce Your Property Taxes

    Here are little known ways you can try to reduce your property tax liability.
  39. 3 Mutual Funds with Exposure to ETFs (UGOFX, ETFFX)

    Find out why some mutual funds invest in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and learn about three that invest almost exclusively ...
  40. 10 Best Retirement Cities in the U.S.

    Discover 10 destinations across the United States whose mix of affordability, weather and amenities attracts significant ...
  41. 3 Big Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your 30s

    Want to have continued control of your finances as you get older? Start by making sure to avoid these three financial mistakes ...
  42. Top 5 Apartment REITs in 2016 (EQR, AVB)

    Learn about five top REITs that invest in purchasing, developing and managing apartment complexes, and why they may be smart ...
  43. Benefit From Senior Discounts

    With social security payment projections almost flat for next year, seniors can turn to discounts to save money.
  44. Why Betterment Delayed Trading Post-Brexit Vote

    A look at Betterment and its controversial decision to temporarily halt trading the morning after the historic Brexit vote. ...
  45. Top 5 Corporate Donors in Tech (GOOG, MSFT)

    Pay attention to philanthropic donations from publicly traded tech companies when basing portfolio selections on principles ...
  46. Top 2 ETFs With Exposure to Uranium (URA, NLR)

    Examine a comparison review and analysis of two ETFs that offer significant exposure to the uranium market.
  47. Foodzie Review, Is It Worth It?

    Learn about the purchase of Foodzie and its sale to online retailer Joyus and the importance of acquiring the client base ...
  48. 3 Ways to Ensure Your Path to Financial Literacy

    People have strong feelings when it comes to money. Here are three ways to arm yourself with financial literacy and break ...
  49. Explaining Facebook's 199% Rise in Four Years (FB)

    Examine Facebook's price history to determine the primary drivers of the stock, and discover how KPIs and growth have been ...
  50. What the Future Holds for ETFs

    The popular ETF market is maturing. Here’s a look at where it may be headed as the industry moves forward.
  51. NPFCX, TWEBX: Expensive Global Mutual Funds Worth Your While

    Learn about three expensive global mutual funds that offer attractive features to investors. These funds have good historical ...
  52. DODIX: Introducing Top Holdings of Dodge & Cox Income Fund

    DODIX: Examine the top holdings of the Dodge & Cox Income Fund, and gain insight into the fund's performance and potential ...
  53. FPHAX: Fidelity Select Pharma Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    Explore the five largest holdings of the Fidelity Pharmaceuticals Select Portfolio. Learn about the top products and drug ...
  54. VWEHX: 3 Mutual Funds for Investors Looking for Yield

    High yield bond, REITs, High Dividends U.S. Stocks: Discover three high-yielding mutual funds
  55. ETCHX: 5 Health Care Mutual Funds to Avoid

    Explore five health care mutual funds that lag their sector Sharpe ratios and have higher-than-average expense ratios, leading ...
  56. PAMVX: 3 U.S. Mid-Cap Mutual Funds to Avoid

    PAMVX,QSCCX,GWSCX: Avoid these three mid-cap mutual funds in 2016 due to unfavorable levels of risk and reward, high fees ...
  57. VTSMX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of PepsiCo

    Learn about PepsiCo's business and the top mutual funds that hold the shares. The top three holders are index mutual funds, ...
  58. VTSMX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of Exxon Mobil

    Discover the top three largest mutual fund owners of Exxon Mobil shares, and learn how their portfolios could help your investments.
  59. Who Wealthy Investors Pick as Their Advisors

    Affluent investors have particular characteristics that decide the type of advisor they choose. Knowing these can help advisors ...
  60. THIFX, THOAX: Top 3 Mutual Funds From Thornburg

    Learn about the Thornburg family of mutual funds and the top three funds that you should consider for retirement diversification ...
  61. DODFX: Overview of International Stock Mutual Fund

    Learn about the Dodge & Cox International Stock Fund, and explore an analysis of its investment strategy, portfolio and management ...
  62. Financial Planning for Professional Athletes: An Inside Look

    The right financial planning for professional athletes can turn short-term high earnings into a lifetime of steady income. ...
  63. How Paladin Digital Marketing Helps Advisors

    It can be hard for advisors to keep up with ever-evolving technology trends. Paladin Digital Marketing is one firm that aims ...
  64. VWNFX: Top Mutual Fund Holders of Johnson Controls

    Discover the five largest mutual fund investors in Johnson Controls a 130 -year -old manufacturing company engaged in a tax ...
  65. A Shakeup Is Coming for the Advisory Industry

    With many advisors nearing retirement, mounting interest in robo-advisors and advisor defection to competitors are setting ...
  66. VWEHX: Overview of Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Fund

    Learn about the Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Fund and its investment philosophy, portfolio, management, performance and ...
  67. Why the 10-Year US Treasury Rates Are Crucial

    10-year treasury bond yields are important indicators of the economy as a whole.
  68. 5 Secrets You Didn't Know About Roth IRAs

    Between its generous tax benefits at retirement and no required minimum distributions, a Roth IRA is well worth considering ...
  69. Retail Sector ETF (XRT) vs. Mutual Fund (VCDAX) Case Study

    Discover if the Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Fund Admiral Shares is the better investment over the SPDR S&P Retail ETF, ...
  70. The Best REITs Right Now for Returns, Dividends

    These five types of REITs have showed no signs of slowing down.
  71. Chart of The Week: 4 Reasons You Should Still Invest Abroad

    Though this year has not been a stellar one for many markets don’t be so quick to abandon investing outside the US. Here ...
  72. 8 Reasons To Never Borrow From Your 401(k)

    Find out why dipping into your 401(k) can have serious consequences.
  73. Estate Plans Should Include Instruction Manuals

    Death is not something that we wish to dwell on, but estate planning—and figuring out even more basic issues—is something ...
  74. Why These European Countries Don't Use The Euro

    The euro is a common currency of the European Union. Yet, many EU countries don’t use the euro. Investopedia explores why.
  75. How Do Apple's Taxes Compare to Other Tech Giants? (AAPL)

    Analyze Apple's recent tax history to determine how geographic sales mix, foreign profit reinvestment and tax credits are ...
  76. The World's Top 10 Economies

    A look at the top 10 economies in the world.
  77. Work & Collect Social Security in Retirement?

    What to consider if working in retirement while collecting Social Security.
  78. Cake Style Review: Is It Worth It?

    Learn about popular YouTube channel Cake Style and how YouTube is an outlet for self-employed individuals who make and edit ...
  79. Credit Card Debt: America’s Biggest Struggle?

    Dealing with credit card debt is a huge struggle for many American families. Here are some tips to get you started.
  80. Another Reason Rates are Likely to Be Lower for Longer

    The Federal Reserve (Fed) has suggested it’s likely to remain on hold for the near future given Brexit-related uncertainty ...
  81. Advisors' Take on the Turbulent Earnings Season

    Is a market correction in the near future inevitable? Advisors who believe this to be talk through what they see as the best ...
  82. Sprout's Farmers Market's Competitive Advantage: An Inside Look (SFM)

    Analyze Sprouts Farmers Markets' competitive advantage to determine if its business model and brand provide a sustainable ...
  83. Debt Consolidation Made Easy

    Five steps to consolidate and pay off your debt.
  84. Investing Strategies to Avoid and Embrace

    For most, having a diversified portfolio and a strategy that is both short-term boring and long-term rewarding is the best ...
  85. Is Sales Growth Weaker Than Inventory Growth?

    Find out why Goldman Sachs Equity Research is concerned about inventory growth, which appears to be outpacing sales growth ...
  86. Digging Out Of Personal Debt

    Good intentions can put consumers in even more personal debt.
  87. Dawn Of The Zombie Debt

    Are old debts coming back to haunt you? We'll show you how to keep these zombies from eating you alive.
  88. Don't Be Like NBA Legend Antoine Walker

    Using an NBA legend as an example, this is why finding a financial advisor who is trustworthy and right for your unique needs ...
  89. Explaining Apple's 1,057% Rise in 10 years (AAPL)

    Examine Apple's strong history of returns to understand how financial performance, investor outlook and market conditions ...
  90. Top 2 Mutual Funds With Exposure to REITs (TRREX, TIREX)

    Learn more about these two real estate mutual funds. By investing in real estate investment trusts, these two funds offer ...
  91. Top 3 ETFs With Exposure to Palladium (PALL, SPPP)

    Discover why palladium is considered a precious metal, and learn about some of the ETF options that provide investors exposure ...
  92. 7 Secrets You Didn't Know About Microsoft

    Learn about the history of Microsoft and its founders, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, including some facts that most people might ...
  93. 18 Most Traded Inverse ETFs by Sector in 2016 (FAZ, ERY)

    Learn about the largest and most-traded inverse ETFs that cover each sector of the U.S. stock market. Discover which sectors ...
  94. Where to Invest Your Money? 10 Steps to Financial Success

    Learn where to invest your money ten steps. Included is how to develop a proper investment plan, different investment products ...
  95. Why Goldman Is Warning About Free Cash Flow Yield (GS)

    Learn why Goldman Sachs is alerting investors to the importance of cash flow, and discover a recommended alternative equity ...
  96. Buying ETFs Online Is Easy: Here's How

    Learn how and where to purchase exchange-traded funds (ETFs) online and bypass the standard broker commission that must be ...
  97. Manage Your Own 401(k) or IRA, John Oliver Style

    Read about a few simple and easy steps to help manage your own finances, John Oliver style, even if you don't have a lot ...
  98. Top 5 Mutual Fund Companies by Customer Service (BLK, DB)

    Find out which mutual fund companies receive the highest satisfaction ratings from their clients for providing the best customer ...
  99. Facebook's Competitive Advantage: An Inside Look (FB)

    Analyze Facebook's economic moat to determine its width and sustainability, and discover how scale and network effect add ...
  100. Has Rising Rent in Big Cities Peaked?

    Learn how the interplay of supply and demand factors in coming years are to influence whether rental prices peak or continue ...
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