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  1. 7 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  2. 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.
  3. Where do most fund managers get their market information?

    Many fund managers, whether they manage a mutual fund, trust fund, pension or hedge fund, have access to resources that the ...
  4. What's the difference between short-term investments and marketable securities?

    Understand the difference between short-term investments and marketable equity securities, and learn the importance of short-term ...
  5. Divorce Planning Checklist: What You Need to Know

    Divorce can be costly and hard if you don't plan for it. Making sure you stay organized will go a long way in easing the ...
  6. Are fringe benefits direct or indirect costs?

    Learn how to allocate costs associated with fringe benefits provided to employees and how to determine when a cost is either ...
  1. Advisors: Cybersecurity Tips After the Equifax and Yahoo Breaches

    Many advisory firms have found they need cybersecurity help from an outside vendor.
  2. The Cost of Not Paying for Financial Advice

    You might think professional advice is unnecessary and just not for you. Here's why that type of thinking could be a big ...
  3. How Dow 26,000 Could Come Sooner Than You Think

    Bullish Sentiment Reigns: Leading investment managers see more stock records ahead
  4. Making Client Success Your Own: Chicago

    American Century Investments Client Relationship Manager Taylor Ahern at the 2017 Chicago Marathon.
  5. Bulls Take Aim at Financials

    Breakouts on charts of key financial stocks suggest that this could be the sector to watch in the final months of 2017.
  6. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  1. 4 Bank Stocks to Buy Now: Strategas Partners

    Compelling valuations and more are making financial sector stocks look like the new winners.
  2. The Benefits of a Third-Party Special Needs Trust

    How a third-party special needs trust can help your special needs child.
  3. How to Communicate With Partner About Retirement

    Life partners need a great communication system to get past hurdles encountered during retirement.
  4. 6 Tips for Managing Your Personal Finances

    These six tips can help you set, prioritize and reach financial goals.
  5. How to Build Your Financial Foundation

    Taking these four steps will help you build a solid financial foundation.
  6. 5 Signs You Might Be Living Beyond Your Means

    You are likely living beyond your means if you do any of these five things.
  1. Short Sale

    A short sale involves borrowing shares in anticipation of a price decline with the requirement that they will be returned ...
  2. John B. Taylor

    An economics professor and expert on monetary policy. John B. Taylor is best known for the paper he submitted in 1993 outlining ...
  3. Bulls Take Aim at Financials

    Breakouts on charts of key financial stocks suggest that this could be the sector to watch in the final months of 2017.
  4. Dollar Strengthens on Talk of More Hawkish Fed Chair

    The dollar strengthened to a one-week high against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, supported by a rise in Treasury ...
  5. Facebook Stock Could Hit $200 After Earnings

    Enthusiastic buyers have ignored recent controversies, lifting Facebook shares back to the July all-time high.
  6. Commodity Investing 101

    From the orange juice we drink to the gas we use to power our vehicles and heat our homes, commodities play important roles ...
  1. SEC Charges Rio Tinto With Fraud

    U.S. authorities have charged Rio Tinto and two former executives with fraud for inflating the value of coal assets it bought ...
  2. Opinion: Soros Punches New $18 Bln Hole in Societal Ills

    George Soros sealed his investing reputation with a 1992 bet against the British pound that earned him a $1 billion profit. ...
  3. 4 Bank Stocks to Buy Now: Strategas Partners

    Compelling valuations and more are making financial sector stocks look like the new winners.
  4. Biogen Could Rise 20% on Healthy Outlook

    Biogen shares were buoyed by strong revenue and earnings forecasts.
  5. Could Algo Trading Cause a Bigger Crash Than 1987?

    Computer-driven algorithmic trading, or algo trading, has increased the risk of a market meltdown.
  6. Why EBay's Stock Is Overvalued After Big Gains

    eBay stock has performed well in 2017 despite the company's middling revenue and earnings growth.
  1. SEC Charges Rio Tinto With Fraud

    U.S. authorities have charged Rio Tinto and two former executives with fraud for inflating the value of coal assets it bought ...
  2. Opinion: Soros Punches New $18 Bln Hole in Societal Ills

    George Soros sealed his investing reputation with a 1992 bet against the British pound that earned him a $1 billion profit. ...
  3. 4 Bank Stocks to Buy Now: Strategas Partners

    Compelling valuations and more are making financial sector stocks look like the new winners.
  4. Biogen Could Rise 20% on Healthy Outlook

    Biogen shares were buoyed by strong revenue and earnings forecasts.
  5. Could Algo Trading Cause a Bigger Crash Than 1987?

    Computer-driven algorithmic trading, or algo trading, has increased the risk of a market meltdown.
  6. Why EBay's Stock Is Overvalued After Big Gains

    eBay stock has performed well in 2017 despite the company's middling revenue and earnings growth.
  1. The Benefits of a Third-Party Special Needs Trust

    How a third-party special needs trust can help your special needs child.
  2. Mark Your Calendar for Medicare Open Enrollment

    Medicare open enrollment is a time to review your current plan and decide if another plan is better.
  3. How to Communicate With Partner About Retirement

    Life partners need a great communication system to get past hurdles encountered during retirement.
  4. 7 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  5. 8 Reasons to Have Monthly Dividend ETFs

    Investors don’t just like these 8 ETFs that pay dividends once a month instead of a once a quarter. They love them.
  6. The Frugal Senior's Guide to a Comfortable Retirement

    Living frugally in retirement can still be comfortable as long as you plan well and avoid being unduly cheap. It’s all a ...
  1. Advisors: Cybersecurity Tips After the Equifax and Yahoo Breaches

    Many advisory firms have found they need cybersecurity help from an outside vendor.
  2. How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?

    Bitcoin mining, explained like you're five.
  3. JPMorgan Unveils Blockchain Money Transfer Project; So Much For 'Bitcoin Is A Fraud'

    CEO Jamie Dimon trashes bitcoin even as JPMorgan uses the underlying technology to develop new processes.
  4. How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?

    Venmo is a digital wallet that allows users to send money with ease. Millions use the service, but is it actually safe?
  5. Two Factors Influencing Bitcoin's Price Right Now

    Bitcoin has been on a roll this year. Here are two factors that could further drive up prices.
  6. Why Google May Need To Buy Salesforce To Beat Amazon

    A major acquisition might help Google catch up in cloud computing.
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