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  1. Holding Out for Capital Gains Could Be a Mistake

    Holding stocks for the sole purpose of avoiding short-term capital gains taxes may be a mistake, especially if all the signs ...
  2. Advisors: Ignore a Spouse at Your Own Peril

    Financial advisors have their work cut out for them when it comes to keeping a spouse or partner in what was formerly a couple-client ...
  3. 4 Ways Financial Plans Get Derailed

    A financial plan is useless if it never gets put into use. Here are four things to avoid when creating one with a client. ...
  4. Gen Xers Turn 50: Retirement Just Got Real

    As the first of Generation X reaches age 50, retirement suddenly feels real. Here's how to start thinking about a plan.
  5. The Dark Side of the Peer-to-Peer Economy

    Disruption to traditional industries, such as hotels or taxi and livery, pose a real threat and could cost the economy both ...
  6. Why are 401(k) contributions limited?

    Find out why contributions to 401(k) retirement plans are limited, including what the current contribution limits are and ...
  7. How do you calculate penalties on a 401(k) early withdrawal?

    Find out how to calculate the penalties on early withdrawals from your 401(k), including the impact of the additional 10% ...
  8. Is Alphabet the Next Berkshire Hathaway?

    Google has made headlines for self-driving cars and biotech products, but the most profitable part of the business remains ...
  9. Your Credit Score: More Important Than You Know

    Credit scores affect key aspects of your personal and professional life. Knowing your score and managing your credit input ...
  10. 7 Reasons You Will Make a Good Investment Banker

    Many seek at the door of investment banking, but few can enter. Possessing these seven traits will help you land a job and ...
  11. 7 Reasons Investment Banking Is Not for You

    Even if you possess the education, experience and enthusiasm to land a coveted investment banking gig, here are seven reasons ...
  12. Arbitrage Pricing Theory: It's Not Just Fancy Math

    What are the main ideas behind arbitrage pricing theory? We provide a simple explanation of the model and how to use it.
  13. Why Alphabet Will Boost Google Stock Prices

    Why is Google changing its name to Alphabet and what does this mean for shareholders?
  14. Four Ways to Improve Education In America

    U.S. students place 27th in math and 20th in science out of 34 countries. The United States must reform its education system ...
  15. 10 Most Successful Products from Shark Tank

    With six seasons, 7.5 million viewers, some studs and a whole lot of duds, we take a look at the 10 most successful products ...
  16. Joint Credit Cards: The Pros and Cons

    A joint credit card may sound like an easy way to split the bills, but make sure you know what you’re getting into first.
  17. 6 Reasons Why Every Investor Should Consider ETFs

    Once you understand the benefits of ETFs, you’ll see how they could be an exciting and smart way to help meet your financial ...
  18. Finding Cheap Airline Tickets: An Insider’s Guide

    If understanding airline pricing feels like decoding riddles, arm yourself with these six simple strategies to land the best ...
  19. Après Ski to Profit: Investing in a Swiss Chalet

    Evolving Swiss property laws mean that Swiss ski chalets have become precious commodities – and excellent investments, even ...
  20. Travel Tips: Avoid Exchange Rate Headaches

    How to avoid the most common issues and hassles raised by exchange rates while traveling abroad.
  21. Millennials Guide: 6 Routes to the Right Roommate

    Choosing the right roommate is key to not risking and ruining your credit history. Some simple precautions can save you from ...
  22. How Do You Find Penny Stocks That Pay Dividends?

    Learn about how investors can use online stock screeners to obtain a list of dividend-paying penny stocks for their consideration.
  23. Puerto Rico Will Soon Become America's Greece

    Explore the similarities that exist between Puerto Rico in relation to the United States and Greece in relation to the European ...
  24. 6 Things to Know About Soul Cycle Stock

    Learn about SoulCycle and how it has found success. Understand six aspects of the company everyone should know before considering ...
  25. 5 Things to Know About Neiman Marcus Stock

    Learn about Nieman Marcus and how it has become successful. Understand five aspects potential investors should know about ...
  26. Pros and Cons of Capitalist vs Socialist Economies

    Capitalism relies on the markets. Socialism, on government planning. Each system has its pros and cons.
  27. Mark Cuban Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn more about America's favorite billionaire: Mark Cuban, outspoken owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star of the hit ...
  28. The Biggest Private Equity Firms in New York City

    Discover the top four largest private equity firms, including Goldman Sachs, headquartered in New York City, as ranked by ...
  29. The Biggest Private Equity Firms in Boston

    Learn about private equity firms and how they operate. Identify the top five private equity firms operating in the Boston ...
  30. How WeWork Works and Makes Money

    Find out how WeWork makes money by offering flexible, shared office space to out-of-the-cubicle workers like freelancers ...
  31. Asset Manager Ethics: Disclosures

    Effective communication and disclosures go a long way towards easing minds and creating a lasting and trusting symbiotic ...
  32. The Least Expensive States to Retire In

    Retirement time, and the livin' is easy in these locales.
  33. Why Walmart Raised Its Minimum Wage

    Read about the potential pros and cons of Walmart's promise to increase its minimum starting salary to $10 an hour.
  34. 5 Things to Know About Planet Fitness Stock

    Learn about Planet Fitness and how it has achieved success. Understand five aspects of the company that have made it an attractive ...
  35. Is the Apple Watch a Real Threat to Fitbit?

    Examine the potential for marketplace competition between Fitbit and the Apple Watch in the rapidly growing consumer wearables ...
  36. A Look at the Cost and Tax Treatment of College

    Is there more we can do to improve the affordability of post-secondary education? We take a look at how students and colleges ...
  37. What's Wrong with the American Tax System

    American's are highly taxed and we still run a deficit. We explain why.
  38. Traditional Media Suffers, Cord Cutters Win

    Last week, a majority of media stocks including Time Warner, Walt Disney, CBS Corp., Viacom, among others, took a hammering ...
  39. Healthcare M&A and Prescription Drug Prices

    Learn how mergers among health care insurance companies and drug companies could lead to increased premiums for consumers ...
  40. VMware: Virtualization and the Hybrid Cloud

    Read about VMware, an information technology service provide and cloud computing company, and learn about its core products ...
  41. ETF Analysis: iShares Trust - iShares PHLX Semiconductor

    Learn about the Shares PHLX Semiconductor ETF, its holdings, and its suitability for certain types of investors, because ...
  42. 3 Stocks You Wish You Had Bought in January

    Learn about three stocks investors wish they had bought in January of 2015 due to their performing better than the overall ...
  43. What Shook the U.S. Stock Market Today?

    What was looking as a decent year for US Stock market has suddenly gone off track as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged ...
  44. Oil or Gold: Which Will Recover First?

    Not sure where oil and gold are headed? The answer is complex.
  45. The 8 Best ETFs for Rising Rates, Flagging Stocks

    With the markets starting to sag, should you go on the defensive? If so, which ETFs should you consider?
  46. Why the Wealthy Shy Away from Inheritance Talk

    A recent survey of high-net-worth individuals shows that many avoid talking inheritance with children. Here are some ways ...
  47. How to Prep Your Business for a Sale

    Once you have a clean, stand-alone business with solid finances, it's time to put a price on it. Here are the steps needed ...
  48. How to Handle Your First Meeting with a Client

    Here's what financial advisors should do in an initial client meeting to start off on the right foot.
  49. Advisors: Warn Clients About These Audit Triggers

    There are several factors that may increase the risk of an audit, especially with high-net-worth clients.
  50. 10 Must-Follow Broker-Dealers on Social Media

    Stay in the financial markets 'know' by following these influential independent broker-dealers on social media.
  51. How to Help Clients Spooked by Volatility

    Volatility spooks investors leading them to confuse it with risk. Here are ways to help guide your clients through times ...
  52. Understanding How Mutual Funds Pay Dividends

    The process by which mutual fund dividends are calculated, distributed and reported is fairly straightforward in most cases. ...
  53. 3 States Where Taxes Can Hammer Retirees

    Knowing which states ding retirees with the highest tax implications should be part of your retirement research.
  54. How 'Honesty' Could Pay off for Jessica Alba

    Is it possible that Jessica Alba is one of the savviest businesswomen on the planet?
  55. Boomers’ 401(k)s are Way Out of Whack: What to Do?

    Many baby boomers have been investing heavily in equities in their 401(k)s. Now may be the time to rebalance to avoid huge ...
  56. Why U.S. Credit Cards Are Getting a Chip and Pin

    With the introduction of EMV technology into U.S. credit cards, consumers should worry less about fraud and counterfeiting.
  57. How Petro Economies Are Coping with $40 Oil

    Will petro economies be able to cope with a $40 per barrel oil price?
  58. The End of US Foreign Oil Dependency

    Learn about how U.S. production of oil is increasing on an annual basis and how oil imports are dropping, and why Congress ...
  59. What are the Federal Reserve Chairman's responsibilities?

    Learn about the duties and responsibilities of the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, including testifying before Congress ...
  60. Schedule Loan Repayments with Excel Formulas

    Calculate all the particulars of a loan using Excel, and set up a schedule of repayment for a mortgage or any other loan.
  61. Millennials Guide: Freelancer vs. Employee

    How to decide if joining the gig economy is right for you.
  62. JetSuite Simplifies Private Jet Rental

    Chartering your own plane just got a bit more affordable.
  63. The Millennial’s Guide to Personal Finance

    It's a Millennial money minefield out there! Navigate it with these money management tips.
  64. When Getting a Rent-to-Own Car Makes Sense

    If your credit is bad, rent-to-own may be a better way to purchase a car than taking out a subprime loan – or it may not ...
  65. Is Running a Short-Term Rental Worth the Hassle?

    The pros and cons of hosting short-term rentals in your home.
  66. What Are the Risks to Your Retirement Security?

    One of the biggest risks to your retirement security is something you may take for granted: your health, and more specifically, ...
  67. Simple Interest Loans: Do They Exist?

    Yes, they do. Here is what they are – and how to use them to your advantage.
  68. Signs of a Struggling Economy?

    Last week was another difficult one for stocks, marked by a bruising mid-week selloff triggered by China’s surprise devaluation ...
  69. 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.
  70. Watch Airline Stocks For Takeoff Potential

    Airline stocks have taken a hit but they show potential for takeoff as a result of low fuel prices, reduced competition and ...
  71. 5 Unique Assets to Invest Your Retirement Money In

    Investing for retirement doesn't always mean 401(k)s and IRAs. Here are five unique assets to invest your retirement money ...
  72. How Twitch.tv Works and Its Business Model

    Can someone make money by playing video games? Twitch offers money making for both the company and the gamers. Here’s how ...
  73. The Stock Slump: Is it Just Rate Jitters or Worse?

    Headlines are attributing the market's sell-off to the potential of a Fed rate hike, but that's only a very remote possibility. ...
  74. Fixing Your Credit Score: A Do It Yourself Guide

    Following these five steps can go a long way toward repairing a low score.
  75. What's The Difference Between Bond & Equity ETFs?

    Learn how different stock ETFs and bond ETFs are, though they actually have quite a few things in common.
  76. How to Shop for Home Insurance

    Tips for getting the best protection for your place and possessions.
  77. Are You a Trend Trader or a Swing Trader?

    Swing traders and trend traders execute market timing strategies that require different skill sets.
  78. Best Ways to Exchange Currency

    How to avoid fees and get the best deal for your dollar.
  79. Detrended Price Oscillator Trading Strategies

    The detrended price oscillator (DPO) offers a simple approach to cycle analysis, removing momentum and long-term trends from ...
  80. Bet on this U.S. Automaker for Long-Term Gains

    Ford holds a stronger technical position than General Motors and also pays a consistent dividend. This combination could ...
  81. Yes, You Can Manage Your Own Retirement!

    Discover how to get started planning for and managing your retirement by making simple, deliberate steps towards financial ...
  82. Using Fibonacci to Analyze Gold

    Use Fibonacci studies to analyze gold by picking out hidden harmonic levels that can provide major support or resistance.
  83. 10 Ways to Manage Student Loan Debt

    How to manage those pesky payments as you embark on adult life.
  84. Co-signing a Loan? Make Sure You Know The Risks

    Contractually, co-signers are just as responsible for the loan as the person actually borrowing the money. Be careful not ...
  85. An Introduction To Value at Risk (VAR)

    Volatility is not the only way to measure risk. Learn about the "new science of risk management".
  86. The Reasons for the Mexican-U.S. Oil Swap

    The U.S. government is getting close to a historic deal to allow U.S. producers to swap the light, sweet crude oil that is ...
  87. Top Websites to Start an Online Business

    The Internet offers nearly endless ideas and opportunities for new businesses. Here are some great resources to get your ...
  88. 2 Stocks to Bet on the Future of Space Exploration

    Learn about why investors must wait to invest in Space X, and read about other companies involved in the future of space ...
  89. 3 Companies That Hate Debt Financing

    Learn how companies such as Chipotle, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Paychex are able to maintain impressive levels of growth without ...
  90. 3 Fixed Income ETFs in the Biotech Sector

    Learn about the top biotechnology ETFs, such as the SPDR S&P Biotech ETF, the First Trust NYSE Arca Biotech ETF and the iShares ...
  91. Understanding Stock Quotes

    All you need to know about understanding stock quotes.
  92. Should You Increase Your Credit Card Limit?

    What if you took out a new credit card and the issuing company started you off with a fairly low credit limit that hasn't ...
  93. 10 Overlooked Growth Stocks to Consider

    For investors with a long-term view, here are 10 overlooked growth stocks to consider.
  94. 3 Reasons to Be Bearish on Kinder Morgan

    Instead of crunching numbers in an effort to make a case that matches your position, simply apply logic. That's what successful ...
  95. What Drives Ford's Profits? Not Just Cars

    Ford, an experienced legacy car manufacturer, sells a lot of cars around the world and makes a lot of money in the money ...
  96. How to Advise Clients on Company Stock in 401(k)s

    Holding company stock in a 401(k) has its risks. Here's how advisors can help clients avoid them.
  97. Should You Trust a Robot to Manage Your Money?

    Robo-advisors offer several benefits, but should investors trust a computer to manage their investments?
  98. Avoid These Retirement Portfolio Mistakes

    Top tips for ensuring that your portfolio is better than just "good enough."
  99. Coaching Young Investors to Retire Comfortably

    Young savers, with time on their side, need help planning for retirement. Here is how advisors can help steer them toward ...
  100. Are Your Financial Advisor Fees Competitive?

    Are the fees you charge your clients for financial planning competitive? Here's how to determine if they are in line with ...
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