1. Can I roll a Traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    Can I roll a Traditional IRA into a 529 college account for my grandchild?

    A 529 plan, also known as a "qualified tuition program", is an investment vehicle that allows individuals to save for education ...
  2. Side-By-Side Management May Favor Hedge Over Mutual Funds

    Side-By-Side Management May Favor Hedge Over Mutual Funds

    Having your firm handle both investments can spell disaster for your returns.
  3. 8 Reasons To Never Borrow From Your 401(k)

    8 Reasons To Never Borrow From Your 401(k)

    Find out why dipping into your future savings can have serious consequences.
  4. The Pension Bill: A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

    The Pension Bill: A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

    Find out why the 2006 act may not be all it's cracked up to be.
  5. Use Breakup Value To Find Undervalued Companies

    Use Breakup Value To Find Undervalued Companies

    Find out a company's worth if it were sold in pieces - it may be more than you think.
  6. Pinpoint Takeovers First

    Pinpoint Takeovers First

    Use these seven steps to discover a takeover before the rest of the market catches on.
  7. Let Life Insurance Riders Drive Your Coverage

    Let Life Insurance Riders Drive Your Coverage

    Find out how these additional benefits can help you customize your policy.
  8. The Top 3 Retiree Worries (And What To Do About Them)

    The Top 3 Retiree Worries (And What To Do About Them)

    Discover the most common problems retirees face, and what they can do to solve them.
  9. Unearth Profits In Oil Exploration And Production

    Unearth Profits In Oil Exploration And Production

    Drill down into financial statements to tap into the right companies and let returns flow.
  10. Relationship Money Matters

    Relationship Money Matters

    Whether married, single or somewhere in between, you'll face unique financial challenges.
  11. From Beads To Binary: The History Of Computing

    From Beads To Binary: The History Of Computing

    Investing today couldn't happen without the inventions of yesterday. Learn more here.
  12. 7 Forehead-Slapping Stock Blunders

    7 Forehead-Slapping Stock Blunders

    Avoid making these 7 investing mistakes to dodge unnecessary losses in your portfolio
  13. 8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    8 Ways To Survive A Market Downturn

    Stay calm, play dead and keep your eyes open for attractive valuations.
  14. Are You Saving Too Much?

    Are You Saving Too Much?

    "Spend now! Don't worry about retirement," say some experts. Could they possibly be right?
  15. Changing The Face Of Bankruptcy

    Changing The Face Of Bankruptcy

    A 2005 law attempts to unmask fraudulent debtors and still save those who are struggling. Will it affect you?
  16. Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Six Rut-Busting Business Moves For Brokers

    Find out how to beat a plateau and boost your sales to the next level.
  17. College Cost Reduction Act Helps Students Meet Payments

    College Cost Reduction Act Helps Students Meet Payments

    This legislation can help families pay college costs and reduce student debt.
  18. Are You Buying Annuities Or Mutual Funds?

    Are You Buying Annuities Or Mutual Funds?

    Investing a client's money in variable annuties is becoming a target for criticism.
  19. Get Into Low-Cost Futures Trading With Synthetics

    Get Into Low-Cost Futures Trading With Synthetics

    If you can't trade commodity futures outright, these vehicles provide a less expensive alternative.
  20. Enter Profitable Territory With Average True Range

    Enter Profitable Territory With Average True Range

    Find entry or exit signals or develop a complete system based on this versatile tool.
  21. Full-Service Brokerage Or DIY?

    Full-Service Brokerage Or DIY?

    Determine what you are getting for your fees and commissions and how to get your money's worth.
  22. Must-Know Rules For Converting A 401(k) To A Roth

    Must-Know Rules For Converting A 401(k) To A Roth

    In 2008, the IRS spelled out the details for converting employer-plan funds directly to Roth IRAs.
  23. Swim With The Sharks As A Stockbroker

    Swim With The Sharks As A Stockbroker

    This job takes guts, hard work and a predator's instincts. Do you have what it takes?
  24. Save Without Sacrifice

    Save Without Sacrifice

    Don't sacrifice your life for your savings - get out there and have fun!
  25. Moving Average Envelopes: Refining A Popular Trading Tool

    Moving Average Envelopes: Refining A Popular Trading Tool

    Traders can benefit from experimenting with envelopes, which help spot trends after they develop.
  26. Finding Short Candidates With Technical Analysis

    Finding Short Candidates With Technical Analysis

    Learn how to distinguish tops and bottoms in the equity market when short selling.
  27. The Impact Of Recession On Businesses

    The Impact Of Recession On Businesses

    Find out how this economic cycle affects both small and big business.
  28. The Better Business Bureau's Tool Belt For Saving Cash

    The Better Business Bureau's Tool Belt For Saving Cash

    The BBB is one resource to help you connect with the best product/service providers in your area.
  29. Car Title Loans: Good Option For Fast Cash?

    Car Title Loans: Good Option For Fast Cash?

    These loans provide fast cash, but they could leave you deeper in debt - and without a car.
  30. The Kingpin Of Wall Street: J.P. Morgan

    The Kingpin Of Wall Street: J.P. Morgan

    From robber baron to the hero of the Panic of 1907, this man helped shape Wall Street as we know it.
  31. What does it mean when a stock trades on the Pink Sheets or the OTCBB?

    What does it mean when a stock trades on the Pink Sheets or the OTCBB?

    The stocks of well-known companies such as General Electric and Microsoft trade on major exchanges such as the New York Stock ...
  32. Where can I buy government bonds?

    Where can I buy government bonds?

    The type of bond determines where you can purchase it, so you need to decide which type of bond you would like to purchase ...
  33. I work for a university, and I have a 403(b) with TIAA-CREF. But TIAA-CREF says I ...

    I work for a university, and I have a 403(b) with TIAA-CREF. But TIAA-CREF says I ...

    It depends. The IRS does permit the transfer of assets between 403(b) providers; however, employers and 403(b) providers ...
  34. What is a company's worth, and who determines its stock price?

    What is a company's worth, and who determines its stock price?

    A company's worth - its total value - is its market capitalization, and it is represented by the company's stock price. Market ...
  35. Where can I find historical stock/index quotes?

    Where can I find historical stock/index quotes?

    There is no shortage of internet sites that provide current stock quotes. Just about any large financial portal will let ...
  36. My company is the trustee of our 401k plan (which has 112 participants). What are ...

    My company is the trustee of our 401k plan (which has 112 participants). What are ...

    The answer may vary depending on the plan provider and the provisions of the plan document. For questions relating to a specific ...
  37. What exactly is a portfolio? Is it something I can carry around?

    What exactly is a portfolio? Is it something I can carry around?

    The quick answer to this question is that a portfolio is a collection of stocks, bonds and/or other investment assets. A ...
  38. Does participation in a 401(k) plan prevent an individual from contributing to a ...

    Does participation in a 401(k) plan prevent an individual from contributing to a ...

    No. An individual's participation in an employer-sponsored plan (including a 401(k) plan) does not affect his or her ability ...
  39. If I am American, can I buy a foreign mutual fund?

    If I am American, can I buy a foreign mutual fund?

    That depends. It is possible for you to buy a mutual fund issued in a country other than the United States; however, the ...
  40. I have several Roth IRA conversions, each with different custodians. When I spoke ...

    I have several Roth IRA conversions, each with different custodians. When I spoke ...

    It is true that at any time you may take out (distribute) the amount you converted without paying tax on the amount because ...
  41. Please explain what a short seller is on the hook for when he or she shorts a stock ...

    Please explain what a short seller is on the hook for when he or she shorts a stock ...

    Short selling is hard enough to get your head around without getting into all the particulars. If you have a basic understanding ...
  42. What is a Ginnie Mae security?

    What is a Ginnie Mae security?

    A Ginnie Mae, or Government National Mortgage Association security, functions similarly to the process of lending someone ...
  43. What is an earnings conference call?

    What is an earnings conference call?

    The earnings conference call is a way for companies to relay information to all interested parties, including institutional ...
  44. Why do accountants use debits and credits instead of simple pluses and minuses? Why ...

    Why do accountants use debits and credits instead of simple pluses and minuses? Why ...

    Debits and credits, and the technique of double-entry accounting, are credited (no pun intended) to a Franciscan monk by ...
  45. A corporate bond I own has just been called by the issuer. How can a company legally ...

    A corporate bond I own has just been called by the issuer. How can a company legally ...

    Bond issues can contain what is referred to as a call provision, which is a right afforded to the issuing company enabling ...
  46. I've come into a large amount of money. Should I invest it or pay off my mortgage?

    I've come into a large amount of money. Should I invest it or pay off my mortgage?

    There is no simple answer to this question as it depends on a number of key factors, namely the aspects or criteria of your ...
  47. What happens to the voting rights on shares when the shares are used in a short sale ...

    What happens to the voting rights on shares when the shares are used in a short sale ...

    The registered owner of the security, known as the holder of record, is the investor who retains voting rights. This means ...
  48. I plan to retire in March 2005 at the age of 59.75. When and what percentage or dollar ...

    I plan to retire in March 2005 at the age of 59.75. When and what percentage or dollar ...

    Congratulations on retiring at the young age of 59! You may withdraw assets from your SIMPLE IRA at any time, and there is ...
  49. If one of your stocks splits, doesn't that make it a better investment? If one of ...

    If one of your stocks splits, doesn't that make it a better investment? If one of ...

    Unfortunately, no. To understand why this is the case, let's review the mechanics of a stock split.Basically, companies choose ...
  50. How do I calculate how much I've gained or lost on a stock holding?

    How do I calculate how much I've gained or lost on a stock holding?

    This may seem like a fairly simple question, but it can be confusing if you fail to break it down into the proper steps. ...
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