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  1. How Advisor Compensation Models Are Evolving

    Is there still a place in this world for commission-based advice in wealth management?
  2. Should Investors Sell in These 4 Scenarios?

    You may want to sell in any of these four scenarios, but it may not be the right decision.
  3. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    These are the top 25 broker-dealer firms based on assets under management.
  4. Transfer

    A change in ownership of an asset, or a movement of funds and/or assets from one account to another. A transfer may also ...
  5. Advisors: Niche Clients Need You the Most

    Despite efforts by advisors to provide niche services, there are still markets that remain untapped.
  6. Bezos, Buffett and Ortega Battle it Out for World's Second Richest Man

    Despite the bump in Amazon stock after the Whole Foods deal, the race is on between Bezos and Zara's Ortega for the ever-changing ...
  1. The Best CRM Services for Financial Advisors

    CRM solutions are an invaluable tool for advisors as competition from robo-advisors heats up. Here are some of the best. ...
  2. Why Content Is Still King for Advisors' Websites

    With more and more Americans going online to get their daily news, advisors should be building out their social networks. ...
  3. Railroads Could Lead Transport Stocks to Higher Ground (CSX, NSC)

    Railroads have lifted into transportation sector leadership and could build impressive gains in the second half of 2017.
  4. 6 Social Media 'Musts' for Financial Advisors

    Here are six things advisors should always do online to keep clients happy and gain sales leads.
  5. There Are Still Reasons to Consider Bank ETFs (KBWB, XLF)

    There are several reasons to reconsider bank stocks and ETFs.
  6. The Rush to Developed Markets ETFs Continues (EFA, IEFA)

    Investors are continuing to flock to ex-U.S. developed markets ETFs.
  1. Ripple (Cryptocurrency)

    Ripple is a technology that acts as both a cryptocurrency and a digital payment network for financial transactions.
  2. Are You Ready to Rent?

    If you think it's time to test your wings and leave your parents' nest, read on.
  3. Traditional MBA or Business Graduate Degree?

    Though an MBA is the most popular business graduate degree, there may be other options more suited to your goals.
  4. What is a reasonable amount of debt?

    It really depends on numerous factors - what stage of life you are at, your spending and saving habits, the stability of ...
  5. Best Ways to Repair Your Credit Score

    Follow these 6 steps and you'll be on your way to a better credit score.
  6. How does CareCredit for pets work?

    Understand how using a CareCredit credit card aids pet parents in the payment of potentially high veterinary care costs.
  1. Railroads Could Lead Transport Stocks to Higher Ground (CSX, NSC)

    Railroads have lifted into transportation sector leadership and could build impressive gains in the second half of 2017.
  2. Cara Therapeutics Breaks Out to Fresh Highs (CARA)

    Shares rallied more than 20% on favorable interim clinical trial results and a Breakthrough Therapy designation from the ...
  3. Pfizer Stock Looks Pretty Bullish for the Long Term

    After spending much of the last two months in a slow decline, shares of Pfizer have broken out of their downtrend.
  4. Blackberry Breaks Below 50-Day MA but Could Rebound (BBRY)

    Shares of Blackberry plummeted following its quarterly results, and technical indicators point to a lot of indecision.
  5. Tech's Big Guns Could See Upside During Mark-Up (FB, MSFT)

    These Nasdaq-100 tech winners could gain ground into early July as fund managers tidy up their quarterly performance reports.
  6. 3 Base Metal Charts to Watch (DBB, JJU)

    Nearby support on the charts of these three base metal ETFs suggests that now could be the time to buy.
  1. 189 New Hedge Fund Launches in Q1 2017: Why, God, Why?

    189 new hedge funds launched in the first quarter of 2017, but does that represent a welcome change for the industry or misplaced ...
  2. Samsung Surpasses Fitbit in Wearable Device Market

    Samsung Electronics has surpassed Fitbit for the first time ever in the wearable device market.
  3. Nervous Nellies Create Opportunity In Chipotle

    Investor anxiety over Chipotle's increased marketing costs is overblown. Here's why.
  4. Ownership of Equity ETFs Hits a New High

    Equity-focused ETFs increased during the first three months of the year to the highest levels ever.
  5. Opinion: Time’s Fortune 500 Index Reeks of Desperation

    Time Inc's decision to create a new stock index reeks of desperation. The company badly needs new sources of revenue as it ...
  6. U.S. Top Court Buries CalPERS Lawsuit Over Lehman Collapse

    Nearly 30 banks that underwrote billions in debt offerings by Lehman Brothers before Lehman collapsed in 2008 will not have ...
  1. Samsung Surpasses Fitbit in Wearable Device Market

    Samsung Electronics has surpassed Fitbit for the first time ever in the wearable device market.
  2. Nervous Nellies Create Opportunity In Chipotle

    Investor anxiety over Chipotle's increased marketing costs is overblown. Here's why.
  3. Ownership of Equity ETFs Hits a New High

    Equity-focused ETFs increased during the first three months of the year to the highest levels ever.
  4. Opinion: Time’s Fortune 500 Index Reeks of Desperation

    Time Inc's decision to create a new stock index reeks of desperation. The company badly needs new sources of revenue as it ...
  5. U.S. Top Court Buries CalPERS Lawsuit Over Lehman Collapse

    Nearly 30 banks that underwrote billions in debt offerings by Lehman Brothers before Lehman collapsed in 2008 will not have ...
  6. Opinion: Match.com Owner Leaves Investors Looking for Love

    IAC Chairman Barry Diller’s quest for eternal control is dead. On Friday, thanks to pressure from a lawsuit CalPERS brought ...
  1. 6 Ways to Reduce Taxes in Retirement

    Use these 6 tips before and after you retire to reduce taxes for yourself and your loved ones.
  2. Early Out: A Realistic Plan to Retire Younger

    If you want to retire ahead of schedule, it'll take some extra planning.
  3. How to Start Saving For Retirement

    If you establish these money-saving habits and patiently allow your wealth to build, you will be taking some huge steps forward ...
  4. How are IRA withdrawals taxed?

    Learn how IRA withdrawals are taxed at retirement age and for qualified withdrawals. Consider the different tax consequences ...
  5. Can Your 401(k) Impact Your Social Security Benefits?

    Find out why income from a 401(k) does not affect the amount of your Social Security benefits, but how it can impact your ...
  6. Do 401k contributions reduce AGI and/or MAGI?

    Discover how contributing to a 401(k) plan can reduce your AGI and/or MAGI. Also learn by how much and how this differs from ...
  1. The Best CRM Services for Financial Advisors

    CRM solutions are an invaluable tool for advisors as competition from robo-advisors heats up. Here are some of the best. ...
  2. What is the Biggest Security Threat to Ripple Cryptocurrency?

    Some cryptocurrency experts believe Ripple, the third-largest player in the industry, faces some significant security threats.
  3. UK Finance Regulator Warns About Cryptocurrency Investing

    The official with the Financial Conduct Authority has warned consumers to be cautious before investing in Bitcoin and other ...
  4. Why Do Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin Have Buy and Sell Walls?

    Large cryptocurrency holders often manipulate the prices of those currencies via buy and sell walls.
  5. Where's the Missing Mt. Gox Bitcoin, Now Worth $2 Billion?

    The failed Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox suffered the theft of nearly 1 million Bitcoins in early 2014. Many of those coins remain ...
  6. Ripple (Cryptocurrency)

    Ripple is a technology that acts as both a cryptocurrency and a digital payment network for financial transactions.
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