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  1. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  2. How Your Employer Is Destroying Your Retirement

    What's in a typical workplace 401(k) plan? Often, not a whole lot of good. Here's why.
  3. How to Build Wealth: 10 Rules Backed by Science

    In a sea of bad information, here are 10 wealth-building tips based on facts about the stock market - and on the complex ...
  4. Got a Financial Windfall? Hire the Right Attorney

    Selecting the right attorney will help you protect your assets when you receive a sudden windfall.
  5. Extreme Socially Responsible Investing

    Make your money work for you without putting it into ventures that don't support your values.
  6. Are You in the Top One Percent of the World?

    If you live in an industrialized country, cracking the top 1% of income earners isn't as difficult as you might think.
  1. Why Fed May Take a Summer Breather on Rate Hikes

    The Fed will probably raise rates twice late in 2017 before trimming its portfolio, BofA says.
  2. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  3. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  4. How to Create a Plan to Deal with College Debt

    The worst thing to do with college debt is to ignore it. The best way to start tackling it is with a clear roadmap to financial ...
  5. Why Bondholders Should Manage Duration Risk

    Bonds and bond funds are fixed-income investments, but their duration, combined with changes to interest rates, can lead ...
  6. The Advantages of Indexed Universal Life Insurance

    An indexed universal life insurance policy can be an all-in-one financial device. Here's why, and here are some of its key ...
  1. The Cost of Raising a Child in America

    Having a family can be an expensive proposition, but couples who know the numbers can strategize to lower the costs.
  2. When to Consider Paying Off Your Mortgage

    Consider four scenarios where it could make sense to pay off your mortgage early.
  3. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  4. A Wealth Building Strategy You Never Hear About

    While 30-year loans dominate the mortgage market, the 15-year loan holds far more power to diminish your debt and ultimately ...
  5. Writers Guild Authorizes Strike, Negotiations Continue

    Networks and writers are renegotiating contracts that expire May 2nd.
  6. How to Create a Plan to Deal with College Debt

    The worst thing to do with college debt is to ignore it. The best way to start tackling it is with a clear roadmap to financial ...
  1. China Licensing Deal Helps Netflix Break Out

    Netflix strikes a deal to license original content to Alibaba subsidiary iQiyi in China.
  2. How Traders Can Capitalize on Rising Risk (GLD, ITA)

    There are several macroeconomic risks on the horizon that could create opportunities for short-term traders.
  3. A Healthy Healthcare ETF (XHE)

    This was one of 2016's best healthcare ETFs, and the trend is continuing this year.
  4. Caterpillar Levels to Watch After Earnings (CAT)

    Caterpillar has broken out into triple digits after a surprisingly strong earnings report but faces stiff resistance between ...
  5. McDonald's Vulnerable at New Highs After Earnings (MCD)

    McDonald's added to already impressive gains after a strong earnings report but is increasingly vulnerable to a multi-week ...
  6. Retail Workforce Ailing Amid Wave of Closures (M, SHLD)

    The retail industry's massive store closures are approaching those of the Great Recession, leaving workers scrambling for ...
  1. Asia Investors Boost Use of Unorthodox Data Sources in Battle to Beat Benchmarks

    Sometime in the third quarter of 2016, Blackrock’s scientific active equity team, which manages $80 billion globally, began ...
  2. LME Favours New Pricing Mechanism to Boost Monthly Trading

    The London Metal Exchange wants to attract funds and reverse falling volumes by boosting liquidity on monthly settled contracts ...
  3. AT&T Revenue Misses Estimates as Customers Keep Phones Longer

    AT&T Inc's quarterly revenue missed estimates due to lower equipment sales as customers held onto phones longer and rival ...
  4. Wells Fargo Board Faces Peculiar Problem After Lukewarm Shareholder Vote

    Wells Fargo & Co's directors face an unusual and difficult task after shareholders rebuffed most of them: reformulating ...
  5. New Zealand/Australia Morning Call-Global Markets

    (Updates with fresh numbers throughout) Reuters will cease to publish this item from Monday, May 15. Please contact jane.wardell@thomsonreuters.com ...
  6. Texas Instruments' Quarterly Revenue Beats Estimates

    Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc reported a higher-than-expected 13.1 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, helped ...
  1. Asia Investors Boost Use of Unorthodox Data Sources in Battle to Beat Benchmarks

    Sometime in the third quarter of 2016, Blackrock’s scientific active equity team, which manages $80 billion globally, began ...
  2. LME Favours New Pricing Mechanism to Boost Monthly Trading

    The London Metal Exchange wants to attract funds and reverse falling volumes by boosting liquidity on monthly settled contracts ...
  3. AT&T Revenue Misses Estimates as Customers Keep Phones Longer

    AT&T Inc's quarterly revenue missed estimates due to lower equipment sales as customers held onto phones longer and rival ...
  4. Wells Fargo Board Faces Peculiar Problem After Lukewarm Shareholder Vote

    Wells Fargo & Co's directors face an unusual and difficult task after shareholders rebuffed most of them: reformulating ...
  5. New Zealand/Australia Morning Call-Global Markets

    (Updates with fresh numbers throughout) Reuters will cease to publish this item from Monday, May 15. Please contact jane.wardell@thomsonreuters.com ...
  6. Texas Instruments' Quarterly Revenue Beats Estimates

    Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc reported a higher-than-expected 13.1 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, helped ...
  1. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  2. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  3. The Advantages of Indexed Universal Life Insurance

    An indexed universal life insurance policy can be an all-in-one financial device. Here's why, and here are some of its key ...
  4. How Retirees Should Think About Retirement Income

    It’s the savings you have accumulated for retirement that make the difference between just getting by and being able to enjoying ...
  5. The Top Secrets to Building Wealth

    Making savings automatic and regular is instrumental when it comes to building wealth. Mindful spending is also helpful if ...
  6. How Your Employer Is Destroying Your Retirement

    What's in a typical workplace 401(k) plan? Often, not a whole lot of good. Here's why.
  1. 2 Things to Watch in Alphabet's Earnings Call (GOOG, FB)

    The conglomerate's earnings are due Thursday, after market close.
  2. Monero

    Monero is a digital currency that offers a high level of anonymity for users and their online transactions.
  3. New Ways to Buy a Car Online

    Buying a car online can streamline the process and eliminate the stress of haggling with dealers, but the process is not ...
  4. Tesla Makes Risky Moves in Model 3 Production (TSLA, F)

    The electric car maker is racing against time to meet its production timeline of July 2017.
  5. Marissa Mayer Will Make $186m from Verizon Deal

    Yahoo’s departing CEO Marissa Mayer will reportedly earn $186 million from the $4.48 billion Verizon deal.
  6. Apple's Makes Key Hardware Hires For New Initiatives (AAPL)

    The Cupertino company has hired top executives from the satellite industry as well as engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion ...
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