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  1. Put Dividends to Work in Your Portfolio

    Find out how a company can put its profits directly into your hands.
  2. Salary Secrets: What is Considered a Big Raise?

    A 4 percent pay increase may not sound huge, but it's actually better than most.
  3. Who is Nelson Peltz?

    One of the most successful activist investors in the financial world, Nelson Peltz has bought out under-performing companies ...
  4. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    These are the top 25 broker-dealer firms based on assets under management.
  5. How Vanguard Dominates the Mutual Fund Industry

    Mutual fund giant Vanguard grew to $4.2 trillion in assets under management with its tried and true approach to index investing ...
  6. 3 Often Overlooked Areas of Financial Risk

    Here are three areas of risk many successful executives often overlook.
  1. Buying an Advisory Practice? These Tips Will Help You Get it Right

    Before purchasing a financial advisory practice, ensure due diligence is done and that you understand the business and culture ...
  2. Tips for Advisors Who Retire & Sell Their Practice

    Many financial advisors are leading a practice without ideas about how it will continue after they retire. Here are a few ...
  3. How to Attract and Retain Millennial Advisors for Your Practice

    Practices looking to attract and retain Millennial advisors should consider these tips.
  4. These International ETFs Are Trouncing the Competition

    These are some of the top performing international ETFs this year, and they are still in uptrends.
  5. These ETFs Are Loving Low Volatility

    Equity market volatility is plunging. There are different ways to play that theme.
  6. Stock Buybacks: A Good Thing or Not?

    In recent years, the value of stock buybacks has come into question. Here we break down the trend and weigh the pros and ...
  1. Buying an Advisory Practice? These Tips Will Help You Get it Right

    Before purchasing a financial advisory practice, ensure due diligence is done and that you understand the business and culture ...
  2. Tips for Advisors Who Retire & Sell Their Practice

    Many financial advisors are leading a practice without ideas about how it will continue after they retire. Here are a few ...
  3. How to Attract and Retain Millennial Advisors for Your Practice

    Practices looking to attract and retain Millennial advisors should consider these tips.
  4. Can I get both military and Social Security benefits?

    Learn how it's possible to receive both Social Security benefits and a military pension in retirement, and how retirement ...
  5. Can a checking account affect your credit score?

    Find out if having a checking account can have a negative impact on your credit report. Generally, it doesn't, but there ...
  6. Avoid Money Worries With Proper Planning - Part 4

    The final stage of retirement planning involves meeting and maintaining your goals.
  1. Vanguard Chief Economist on Europe & China

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis shares his thoughts on the biggest international economic concerns over the next year.
  2. These International ETFs Are Trouncing the Competition

    These are some of the top performing international ETFs this year, and they are still in uptrends.
  3. Railroad Stocks Sell Off to Support After Strong Earnings

    CSX and Union Pacific are selling off despite strong second quarter results, signaling growing fears of an economic slowdown.
  4. Biotech Stocks on Fire After Vertex News

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals research results ignited a strong biotech sector advance that could gain traction in coming weeks.
  5. Microsoft Stock Reaches 52-Week Highs After Baidu Deal

    Microsoft shares broke out from key resistance to new highs ahead of fourth quarter earnings.
  6. Facebook Stock Breaks Out From Key Resistance

    Facebook shares hit all-time highs as the company looks to test subscription-based news products.
  1. Opinion: Microsoft Now Benefits From Fear It Once Instilled

    The software titan's transition into cloud computing has caused some pain, but strong growth in the latest quarter suggests ...
  2. Vanguard Chief Economist on Europe & China

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis shares his thoughts on the biggest international economic concerns over the next year.
  3. Opinion: Uber Could One Day End Up Like Yahoo

    Yahoo started as a pioneer and wound up a mere holding company. Uber Technologies could be embarking on the same path.
  4. Samsung Is Ditching its Siri-Style Speaker

    Samsung Electronics is reportedly ditching plans to roll out a voice-activated home speaker.
  5. What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Friday, July 21

    (Corrects Schlumberger item to say the company is expected to report a quarterly profit, not a smaller profit) General Electric ...
  6. Overstock Invests in Symbiont Via Blockchain Branch

    Overstock's blockchain arm announced an investment in the startup which aims to disrupt the ways financial instruments are ...
  1. Opinion: Microsoft Now Benefits From Fear It Once Instilled

    The software titan's transition into cloud computing has caused some pain, but strong growth in the latest quarter suggests ...
  2. Opinion: Uber Could One Day End Up Like Yahoo

    Yahoo started as a pioneer and wound up a mere holding company. Uber Technologies could be embarking on the same path.
  3. Samsung Is Ditching its Siri-Style Speaker

    Samsung Electronics is reportedly ditching plans to roll out a voice-activated home speaker.
  4. What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Friday, July 21

    (Corrects Schlumberger item to say the company is expected to report a quarterly profit, not a smaller profit) General Electric ...
  5. Overstock Invests in Symbiont Via Blockchain Branch

    Overstock's blockchain arm announced an investment in the startup which aims to disrupt the ways financial instruments are ...
  6. Chart of the Week: The Start of the End of Ultra-Easy Monetary Policy

    Central banks are increasingly moving away from super accommodative monetary policy, and Richard explains what this means ...
  1. Tips for Advisors Who Retire & Sell Their Practice

    Many financial advisors are leading a practice without ideas about how it will continue after they retire. Here are a few ...
  2. Put Dividends to Work in Your Portfolio

    Find out how a company can put its profits directly into your hands.
  3. I'm about to retire. If I pay off my mortgage with after-tax money I have saved, I can save 6.5%. Should I do this?

    Only you and your financial advisor, family, accountant, etc. can answer the "should I?" question because there are many ...
  4. My wife and I both converted our Traditional IRAs to Roth IRAs over a decade ago and have invested the maximum allowed each year since. We're buying our first home soon. Do we both qualify for one-time, tax-free, $10,000 distributions?

    You and your spouse each qualify for a penalty-free distribution of up to $10,000 for the purchase, acquisition or construction ...
  5. Is a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) a qualified retirement plan?

    Take advantage of the government's retirement plan for employees with the Thrift Savings Plan. As with a 401(k), contributions ...
  6. Who manages the assets in a Roth 401(k) account?

    Learn how to personally manage the assets in your Roth 401(k) plan and determine the best options available to help meet ...
  1. Latest Cryptocurrency Hub: Kazakhstan?

    The government of Kazakhstan has announced its plans to make the Central Asian country the "most favorable business climate" ...
  2. How Do You Get Rich Off of a New Cryptocurrency?

    How does one make money off of the hottest new financial trend?
  3. 6 Innovative Apps Utilizing the Ethereum Network

    Ethereum is one of the hottest blockchain networks around today. Here are some of the most cutting-edge apps making use of ...
  4. Ethereum Continues to Pressure Bitcoin Out of Top Crypto Spot

    Ethereum has made substantial gains when it comes to share of the cryptocurrency market, and it is now challenging Bitcoin ...
  5. Bitcoin Gets a Boost from a Swiss Regulator

    In a historic first, a Swiss private bank has been approved for Bitcoin asset management.
  6. Billionaires Making the Shift to Cryptocurrency Investments

    More and more wealthy individuals are exploring the possibilities in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency realm.
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