Products & Investments

  • Showing 1-50 of 945 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
  • 19
  • >>
  1. The Most Common Pitfall I See in Personal Finance

    September 23, 2016
    Making decisions about insurance can be challenging. But declining coverage altogether comes with it's own risks, and costs.
  2. Long-Term Care Insurance: What to Consider

    September 21, 2016
    Long-term care may be a wild card in your financial plan, but at the very least, it should be discussed with your financial ...
  3. Volatility and Inverse ETFs: Understand The Risks

    September 21, 2016
    Inverse ETFs sound like a great way to take advantage of market volatility. But it's important to understand how they work ...
  4. How to Evaluate Smart Beta ETF Strategies (IWD, IWF)

    September 17, 2016
    ETF providers are rolling out new smart beta products at a rapid pace. Here are some ways to evaluate them.
  5. Protecting Your Assets from Contingencies

    September 16, 2016
    It really doesn't matter how well you've saved or invested if your assets aren't protected.
  6. The Perils of Investing in Leveraged ETFs

    September 16, 2016
    Leveraged ETFs are best suited for day traders versus buy-and-hold investors who have a longer time horizon.
  7. Do Low Volatility Smart Beta ETFs Make Sense?

    September 16, 2016
    Do low volatility ETFs have a place in client portfolios as either core or satellite holdings?
  8. The Crippling Cost of Self-Insuring Long-Term Care

    September 15, 2016
    Covering the cost of long-term care without insurance can deplete retirement savings quickly.
  9. Understanding the Benefits of Rollover IRAs

    September 13, 2016
    Need help deciding what to do with your 401(k) plan from a former employer? Here are your options.
  10. Defined Contribution Health Plans: A Primer

    September 13, 2016
    A look at defined contribution health plans and how they work for both employees and employers.
  11. August Saw a Shift to Equity from Safe-Haven ETFs

    September 13, 2016
    Inflows into ETFs in August shifted from conservative fixed-income funds to higher-risk equity funds.
  12. Insurance for Young Medical Professionals

    September 12, 2016
    These are the insurance do's and don'ts for young medical professionals.
  13. To Roll or Not to Roll: 401(k) Considerations

    September 12, 2016
    If you're on the fence about keeping your 401(k) or rolling it over, make sure you're considering the following scenarios.
  14. Why Investing in Commodities Can Be Tricky

    September 9, 2016
    While some exposure to commodities can enhance a portfolio, it is key to understand the investment vehicle you've chosen, ...
  15. Top Five Smart Beta Momentum ETFs

    September 9, 2016
    Momentum is a popular smart beta factor for investors willing to take risks. Here are the five biggest smart beta momentum ...
  16. Need Help Saving for Retirement? New Regulations Are on the Way

    September 8, 2016
    The Department of Labor is enticing state governments to set up state-run retirement plans for private-sector workers, but ...
  17. Smart Beta ETFs: The Pros and Cons

    September 8, 2016
    Pros and cons of smart beta ETFs.
  18. Tax-Friendly Options for Long-Term Care Insurance

    September 7, 2016
    Here are four tax-advantaged ways to help reduce the financial burden of long-term care insurance.
  19. 9 Things Your Annuity Salesperson Might Not Say

    September 7, 2016
    Your variable annuity salesperson should tell you many things. But there's a chance they'll leave out some crucial details.
  20. Basis

    September 6, 2016
    1. The variation between the spot price of a deliverable commodity and the relative price of the futures contract for the ...
  21. ANCFX: Overview of American Funds Fundamental Investors Fund

    September 6, 2016
    Discover American Funds Fundamental Investors Fund, a large-cap stock fund with excellent long-term returns. Learn about ...
  22. Low-Volatility ETFs: Becoming Overvalued?

    September 6, 2016
    Has the popularity of low-volatility ETFs caused them to become overvalued and more risky than investors and advisors expect? ...
  23. Building A Better Mousetrap With Smart Beta ETFs

    September 5, 2016
    What exactly are smart beta funds and how can they be used in a portfolio?
  24. How to Explain Smart Beta Strategies to Clients

    September 5, 2016
    Smart beta funds continue to gain steam. Here's how to explain the benefits of these strategies to clients.
  25. Smart Beta: How Does Quality Factor In? (QUAL, SPHQ)

    September 2, 2016
    One of the factors used in smart beta strategies is quality. Here's a look at this popular factor and the ETFs that use it. ...
  26. Cost of Expanding Medicaid Exceeds Expectations

    September 2, 2016
    The President’s healthcare laws aim to extend Medicaid to millions more Americans. But the cost of implementing it has grown ...
  27. Accushares Latest Asset Manager to Shutter ETFs

    September 2, 2016
    AccuShares is the latest asset manager to shutter ETFs that never caught on with investors.
  28. Fiduciary Breach Lawsuit Against Chevron Dismissed

    September 2, 2016
    A lawsuit filed against Chevron for alleged breach of fiduciary duty in its retirement plan has been dismissed.
  29. A Look at Protecting Children With an IRA Trust

    September 1, 2016
    Too many people make huge and irreversible mistakes when naming the beneficiaries for their retirement accounts.
  30. How to Maximize Employee Benefits From the Start

    September 1, 2016
    Taking the time to make proper selections within your employer-provided benefits package is crucial and could significantly ...
  31. How Much Should You Contribute to Your 401(k)?

    September 1, 2016
    There's a lot to consider when deciding how much to contribute to your 401(k) plan.
  32. Why Roth IRAs Are a Great Idea for All Generations

    August 31, 2016
    A Roth IRA should be in your planning and retirement strategy whether you’re a Millennial, Generation X or Baby Boomer.
  33. Top 4 Unexpected Expenses to Avoid in Retirement

    August 31, 2016
    No matter how idyllic your retirement plans are, it's important to have contingency funds for these three unexpected—and ...
  34. Schwab Launches Low-Fee Target-Date Funds

    August 31, 2016
    Schwab has launched a series of target-date funds that have lower fees than its rivals.
  35. Why Retirement Plan Sponsors Could Face Litigation

    August 30, 2016
    A Supreme Court decision makes it easier for retirement plan participants to sue their employers. Apathy is not a strategy ...
  36. A Rollover Mulligan for Your 401(k) Distribution

    August 30, 2016
    The IRS announced that it has established a sort of Mulligan designed to help recipients of retirement plan distributions.
  37. BlackRock to Shutter 10 ETFs

    August 30, 2016
    BlackRock plans to shutter 10 ETFs, despite the fact that all of them posted positive gains over the past year.
  38. Fidelity Launches Global Real Estate Fund (FWRAX)

    August 30, 2016
    Fidelity has launched a global real estate fund to coincide with the S&P 500's spinoff of real estate companies from ...
  39. Enticing Retirement Plan Participants to Save

    August 29, 2016
    Getting participants interested, educated and enrolled in their retirement plan is the first step to long-term saving for ...
  40. How to Protect Your Assets From Litigation

    August 26, 2016
    Personal umbrella liability insurance can offer you big-time legal protection relatively cheaply, in case your existing policies ...
  41. Retirement Funds: What Not to Do with Extra Cash

    August 26, 2016
    Before you cash out or raid one of your retirement funds, consider the following things you should not do with that money.
  42. Why People Are Delaying Retirement

    August 25, 2016
    Baby Boomers are changing retirement. Exactly how, though, is still evolving as the realities of life sometimes clash with ...
  43. Are You Living Too Close to the Edge?

    August 25, 2016
    If a missed paycheck would make your finances cave in, here's how to get back on track.
  44. VGENX: Overview of Vanguard Energy Fund

    August 24, 2016
    Explore an analysis of the Vanguard Energy Fund Investor Shares, and learn about the characteristics, investment strategy ...
  45. TRBCX: Introducing T. Rowe Price’s Blue Chip Growth Fund

    August 24, 2016
    Learn about the T. Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund and its investment philosophy, portfolio composition, management, performance ...
  46. Life Insurance Settlements: What's New?

    August 24, 2016
    The life insurance industry marches forward by offering more ways that consumers can access the death benefits in their policies. ...
  47. Return Analysis: Health Care Select Sector SPDR (XLV)

    August 23, 2016
    Investors who intend to build up exposure to the US healthcare industry may have an interest in the largest US-traded XLV ...
  48. Income vs. Total Return: Withdrawals Reconsidered

    August 23, 2016
    Here is what needs to be considered when deciding between an income or total return approach to withdrawals.
  49. Fidelity Readies Actively-Managed ETF Hybrid

    August 23, 2016
    Fidelity has filed with the SEC to launch ETFs that provide active management in the same way as closed-end funds, but without ...
  50. Davis Advisors Set to Launch 3 ETFs

    August 23, 2016
    Davis has filed with the SEC to add 3 ETFs to its asset management arsenal.
  • Showing 1-50 of 945 items
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • ...
  • 19
  • >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  2. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
  3. Demand Elasticity

    In economics, the demand elasticity refers to how sensitive the demand for a good is to changes in other economic variables. ...
  4. Dark Pool

    A dark pool is a private financial forum or exchange for trading securities.
  5. Quadruple Witching

    The expiration date of various stock index futures, stock index options, stock options and single stock futures. All stock ...
  6. American Opportunity Tax Credit

    A tax credit that enabled more student and parents to pay for part of their college expenses in the 2009 and 2010 tax years ...
Trading Center