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  1. 5 Steps to Getting a Home-Equity Loan

    Want to use your residence as collateral for some financing? Our handy how-to guide to getting a home-equity loan or line ...
  2. Investors Managing More Than $10 Billion Have an Advantage

    A report from Ernst & Young reveals some of the many reasons large money managers are outpacing their smaller rivals.
  3. Is This the Best Time to Start a Donor Advised Fund?

    With possible changes to taxes looming next year, 2016 may be the time to start a donor-advised fund.
  4. How Is Income Taxed Differently Than Wealth?

    Simply having income does not mean that you also have significant wealth.
  5. Anticipating Trump: How to Adjust Tax Planning Now

    President-elect Trump's proposed tax plan means your tax situation could change next year. What to do now.
  6. Donald Trump Looks to Steve Schwarzman for Economic Panel

    The president-elect has tapped the Blackstone Group CEO as chair of the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, designed ...
  1. How to Save Clients from RMD Aggregation Mistakes

    Advisors can help clients avoid required minimum distribution mistakes in their retirement plans.
  2. Will the Fiduciary Rule Scare Away Young Clients?

    Some advisors are worried that the DOL rule could hinder relationships with would-be clients.
  3. What Does the Average Senior Financial Scam Cost?

    The problem of financial scams targeting seniors may be greater than previously thought.
  4. How Advisors Can Avoid Common CRM Mistakes

    These five tips will help advisors avoid common mistakes made when using CRM solutions.
  5. Muni Bond Returns Hurt as Rates Rise (NCHRX, PVI)

    Prices are starting to drop as an interest rate hike looms.
  6. How Bond Tents Help Retirees Protect Income

    Bond tents can be a useful tool for retirees to protect their income during a bear market.
  1. What is an assumable mortgage?

    The purchase of a home is a very expensive undertaking and usually requires some form of financing to make the purchase possible. ...
  2. How to Combine Two Mortgages Into One?

    If you have a second mortgage as well as a primary, does it make sense to consolidate into a single loan? Here's how to figure ...
  3. Can FHA loans be used for investment property?

    Learn the unique situations in which a home buyer can take advantage of the FHA home loan program to finance an investment ...
  4. 8 Ways Financial Success is Like Football

    There are many commonalities between success on the football field and success with financial goals.
  5. Top 6 Mortgage Mistakes

    These common errors could end in foreclosure.
  6. Can a Foreign Individual Open a Savings Account in the United States?

    Find out what it takes for a foreign individual to open a savings accounts in the United States in an age of heightened awareness ...
  1. Billionaire Kyle Bass Anticipates 30% Drop in Chinese Yuan

    Bass accurately predicted the 2008 mortgage crisis. Is he right this time too?
  2. KO Turnaround May Herald Multi-decade Breakout (KO)

    Technical signals predict the 8-month decline has come to an end, with the next rally having the power to clear 18-year resistance ...
  3. Energy Funds Set to Hit Rally Roadblocks (XLE, XOP)

    Energy funds are nearing resistance following post-OPEC breakouts while individual refiners show the best opportunities to ...
  4. Broadcom Poised for Higher Highs (AVGO)

    The semiconductor solutions company reported strong results after the close yesterday. Analysts are following up with upgrades. ...
  5. When Should You Roll a Position?

    You can do many things with options, but you cannot truly save a losing trade. No one likes to lose, but taking your losses ...
  6. Non-OPEC Output Talks Disappoint (USO, UCO)

    It looks less likely an OPEC agreement to freeze oil production will extend far beyond the cartel.
  1. Important Year-End Tax Moves for 2016 (Part 1)

    Here's part of a year-end tax strategy for 2016, to make the most of your retirement savings plans.
  2. Can FHA loans be used for investment property?

    Learn the unique situations in which a home buyer can take advantage of the FHA home loan program to finance an investment ...
  3. 8 Ways Financial Success is Like Football

    There are many commonalities between success on the football field and success with financial goals.
  4. Citron Research Sour on Express Scripts (ESRX)

    A tweet by short seller Andrew Left citing Donald Trump caused Express Scripts stock to plummet.
  5. Billionaire Kyle Bass Anticipates 30% Drop in Chinese Yuan

    Bass accurately predicted the 2008 mortgage crisis. Is he right this time too?
  6. 3 Reasons to Invest in Multi-family Real Estate

    Here are three reasons to consider investing in multi-family real estate.
  1. Citron Research Sour on Express Scripts (ESRX)

    A tweet by short seller Andrew Left citing Donald Trump caused Express Scripts stock to plummet.
  2. Northwest Biotherapeutics Shunted to OTC (NWBO)

    Northwest Biotherapeutics skips a reverse split and goes OTC.
  3. Three Tech Stocks That Rallied Hard in 2016

    A 3D pioneer, the hybrid cloud leader and a Chinese internet giant have ignited investor interest in 2016.
  4. Occidental Trading Ex-Dividend (OXY)

    Occidental Petroleum began trading ex-dividend on Wednesday, sparking a plunge in share prices and creating mixed reactions ...
  5. Ohr Launches Follow-On Offering to Fund Research (OHRP)

    Ohr Pharmaceuticals plans to use the proceeds of its stock offering to fund drug studies.
  6. KO Turnaround May Herald Multi-decade Breakout (KO)

    Technical signals predict the 8-month decline has come to an end, with the next rally having the power to clear 18-year resistance ...
  1. Important Year-End Tax Moves for 2016 (Part 1)

    Here's part of a year-end tax strategy for 2016, to make the most of your retirement savings plans.
  2. How to Save Clients from RMD Aggregation Mistakes

    Advisors can help clients avoid required minimum distribution mistakes in their retirement plans.
  3. How Old Will You Be When Social Security Goes Broke?

    Hint: not old enough.
  4. How can I avoid paying taxes on my Social Security income?

    Learn how to calculate the percentage of Social Security income benefits that may be taxable and discover strategies to reduce ...
  5. 8 Countries Where $200K in Retirement Savings Will Last 30 Years

    Retiring on $200,000 may seem like a longshot, but there are several countries that are perfect for living out your later ...
  6. What Does the Average Senior Financial Scam Cost?

    The problem of financial scams targeting seniors may be greater than previously thought.
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