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  1. 6 Tips For Increasing Your Net Worth

    Here are the six best things you can do to increase your net worth.
  2. 3 Simple Steps To Building Wealth

    Getting richer is easier if you take it one step at a time.
  3. How Uber Inspired Better Financial Advice

    Elliot Weissbluth discusses the impact services like Uber had on the financial industry and the way Hightower treats clients.
  4. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  5. Why Emergency Funds Are a Bad Idea

    Learn why taking the time to build an emergency fund is a staggeringly inefficient use of the precious and limited resource ...
  6. 4 Best Personal Finance Apps for 2017

    Managing your money and hitting your financial goals has never been easier with these top personal finance apps.
  1. Retirement Planning for Clients Who Outlive Savings

    Half of Americans lack any retirement savings. Here's how advisors can turn that around.
  2. How the Fiduciary Rule Can Impact You

    Betterment founder and CEO, Jon Stein, explains how the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule will change the financial ...
  3. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of May 23, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  4. Fiduciary Rule Uncertainty: How Advisors Are Adapting

    The future of the fiduciary rule is still up for debate. Here's how advisors can cope.
  5. The Real Reason Americans Are Falling Behind Financially

    Rising cost of living – not mindless spending – may be what's preventing many Americans from achieving financial security. ...
  6. Amgen's Woes: It Could Always Be Worse! (AMGN, GILD, IBB)

    Amgen may need to do a major acquisition to revive is stock price longterm
  1. Top 5 Home Renovations for Your Money in 2017

    Planning a home renovation? Take a look at these projects that deliver the best ROI when it's time to sell.
  2. I want to invest my emergency fund to earn interest. What is a relatively safe and liquid investment I can easily withdraw from if disaster struck?

    Be sure you put your emergency money where you'll be able to access it quickly, easily and without penalty.
  3. How a Chess Champion Became a Renowned Economist

    Harvard economist and former Chief Economist for the IMF, Kenneth Rogoff, shares his journey from high school chess champion ...
  4. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of May 23, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  5. Fiduciary Rule Uncertainty: How Advisors Are Adapting

    The future of the fiduciary rule is still up for debate. Here's how advisors can cope.
  6. 7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Remodel a Kitchen

    Tackle the priciest parts first – the cabinets and counters – and use our other ideas to slash your costs on a kitchen remodel.
  1. Bitcoin Price Finds Further Support in Scaling Agreement

    The scaling agreement is likely to provide support to Bitcoin’s price rally.
  2. Take-Two Could Struggle to Rally Higher (TTWO)

    Take-Two experienced a volatile two days of trading following the delay of RDR2, but the stock could be moving into overbought ...
  3. What is arbitrage?

    Arbitrage is basically buying a security in one market and simultaneously selling it in another market at a higher price, ...
  4. Teva Breaks Down to Fresh Lows – Will It Bottom Out? (TEVA)

    Teva Pharmaceuticals has experienced a rough year, but the stock could be bottoming out at current levels.
  5. Retail Mergers Expected to Increase This Year

    Under pressure to grow, more retailers will likely turn to takeovers, an A.T. Kearney report says.
  6. Complex Derivatives Made Simple (USO, UNG)

    Many ETFs hold derivatives. Here's how to be sure if you own a derivatives-based ETF.
  1. SoftBank Places a $4 Billion Bet on Nvidia (NVDA)

    Softbank's $93 billion technology-focused Vision Fund has acquired a $4 billion stake in Nvidia, making it the fourth largest ...
  2. Nike Signs Biggest Shoe Deal in NFL History (NKE, ADDYY)

    Nike outbid rival firm Adidas, spending a record amount to sign an endorsement deal with NFL rising star Odell Beckham Jr. ...
  3. Lowe's Quarterly Profit, Comparable Sales Miss Estimates

    Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retailer, reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit and comparable sales, ...
  4. 'Food Revolution': Megabrands Turn to Small Start-Ups for Big Ideas

    Food and drink megabrands are seeing their sales chewed away by smaller, nimbler, cooler rivals. They can't beat them - so ...
  5. British Stocks Edge Up Helped by M&S but Miners Weigh

    UK blue chips rose on Wednesday, helped by gains in Marks & Spencer following results and stronger healthcare stocks ...
  6. Facebook and Google Are Bringing Automation to Marketers (FB, GOOG)

    The tech rivals both plan to provide marketers with more automation as they bid to increase market share in the digital advertising ...
  1. SoftBank Places a $4 Billion Bet on Nvidia (NVDA)

    Softbank's $93 billion technology-focused Vision Fund has acquired a $4 billion stake in Nvidia, making it the fourth largest ...
  2. Nike Signs Biggest Shoe Deal in NFL History (NKE, ADDYY)

    Nike outbid rival firm Adidas, spending a record amount to sign an endorsement deal with NFL rising star Odell Beckham Jr. ...
  3. Lowe's Quarterly Profit, Comparable Sales Miss Estimates

    Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retailer, reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit and comparable sales, ...
  4. 'Food Revolution': Megabrands Turn to Small Start-Ups for Big Ideas

    Food and drink megabrands are seeing their sales chewed away by smaller, nimbler, cooler rivals. They can't beat them - so ...
  5. British Stocks Edge Up Helped by M&S but Miners Weigh

    UK blue chips rose on Wednesday, helped by gains in Marks & Spencer following results and stronger healthcare stocks ...
  6. Top Defensive Consumer Stocks for 2017 (KHC, RAI)

    These 4 defensive consumer stocks can add stability to your portfolio.
  1. Retirement Planning for Clients Who Outlive Savings

    Half of Americans lack any retirement savings. Here's how advisors can turn that around.
  2. Why Some Retirees Should Consider Roth Conversions

    These are the scenarios under which a Roth conversion could make sense.
  3. What's the difference between a 401(k) and a Roth IRA?

    A 401(k) and a Roth IRA differ primarily on tax treatment, investment options, employer involvement, and limitations on contributions ...
  4. Catch-Up Contribution Options for Business Owners

    Business owners have several different options when it comes to catch-up contributions.
  5. The Best Place to Retire Is Your Own Hometown

    Fantasies aside, most retirees wind up remaining in the same locale. Here's why that's a good thing.
  6. Summer Job? Time to Consider Opening a Roth IRA

    Here's why a Roth IRA makes sense for young people wanting to invest some of their income.
  1. Facebook and Google Are Bringing Automation to Marketers (FB, GOOG)

    The tech rivals both plan to provide marketers with more automation as they bid to increase market share in the digital advertising ...
  2. How Home Depot, Best Buy, Wal-Mart Can Beat Amazon (HD, BBY)

    Amazon.com Inc.'s growth has caused sales of many retailers to plunge, yet some are poised to thrive.
  3. How Do Apple And Nokia Benefit From Ending Their Patent Battle? (AAPL, NOK)

    Both companies stand to gain from ending a vicious patent dispute that started last December.
  4. Blockbuster! Netflix's Journey on Its IPO Anniversary

    If you bought the stock during the IPO, you'd have raked in a 14,000% return
  5. Amazon Boosts UK Prime Subscriber Offering With Live TV (AMZN)

    Amazon will broadcast live sports, starting today, to attract more U.K. subscribers to its Prime service.
  6. Fidelity CEO Outlines 4 Problems With Bitcoin Ecosystem

    In her address to a conference, Abigail Johnson pointed to the lack of mainstream use cases for bitcoin.
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