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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. Why GDP Can Grow at 3%: The Skeptics Are Wrong

    Hard data including booming earnings show the economy will pick up steam
  2. What is considered a healthy operating profit margin?

    Operating profit margin is one of the key profitability ratios that investors and analysts consider when evaluating a company. ...
  3. What is the difference between preference and ordinary shares?

    Preference shares, or preferred shares, have the advantage of a higher priority claim to the assets of a corporation in case ...
  4. How the Fed Fund Rate Hikes Affect the US Dollar

    Learn about the effects the federal funds rate on the U.S. dollar. Understand what happens when the Federal Reserve increases ...
  5. What's the difference between "top-down" and "bottom-up" investing?

    Top-down investing looks at the economy and tries to forecast which industry will generate the best returns. A bottom-up ...
  6. Retirement Planning for Clients Who Outlive Savings

    Half of Americans lack any retirement savings. Here's how advisors can turn that around.
  1. The Story of Uber

    Uber's journey to become the world's most highly valued private startup.
  2. How the Lowes Credit Card Works: Benefits & Rewards (LOW)

    Understand how the Lowe's credit card works, which customers benefit the most, its terms and conditions, and what alternatives ...
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  1. How the Fed Fund Rate Hikes Affect the US Dollar

    Learn about the effects the federal funds rate on the U.S. dollar. Understand what happens when the Federal Reserve increases ...
  2. How Will the Fed Reduce its Balance Sheet?

    After a 6 year policy of quantitative easing the Fed now has to address the resulting $4.5 trillion balance sheet as it begins ...
  3. CF Corp. to Buy Fidelity & Guaranty for $1.8 Bln (CFCO, FGL)

    Less than a year as a public company, CF Corp. is snapping up Fidelity & Guaranty Life.
  4. BlackBerry Turnaround Catching Fire (BBRY)

    BlackBerry has reached a 2-year high, with improved sentiment likely to generate a sustained uptrend and even higher prices. ...
  5. Lowe's in a Tailspin After Earnings Shortfall (LOW, HD)

    Lowe's sold off more than 4% on Wednesday morning after missing quarterly estimates and could trade down to 70 in coming ...
  6. Three Stocks Starting Another Move Higher (APO, CENX)

    These stocks are in strong uptrends, and are starting to move higher again after a pullback/consolidation phase.
  1. Lowe's Gets Nailed In The Race Against Home Depot (LOW, HD)

    Poor expense controls hammered Lowe's profits as Home Depot shined
  2. Opinion: Trump Budget Is Schizophrenic on Infrastructure

    U.S. President Donald Trump's budget plans are as contradictory on infrastructure as they are on bigger topics like tax reform. ...
  3. Why GDP Can Grow at 3%: The Skeptics Are Wrong

    Hard data including booming earnings show the economy will pick up steam
  4. Constellation Brands Offers to Buy Jack Daniels' Owner

    STZ shares sank on news that Brown-Forman's fifth-generation owners indicate no desire to sell.
  5. Citi Narrowly Tops Annual FX Traders Ranking

    U.S. bank Citi held on to top spot in the foreign exchange industry’s main annual ranking of traders by volume on Wednesday ...
  6. AMD versus Qualcomm (AMD, QCOM)

    AMD is making a new push to dominate the industry's emerging segment: virtual reality.
  1. Lowe's Gets Nailed In The Race Against Home Depot (LOW, HD)

    Poor expense controls hammered Lowe's profits as Home Depot shined
  2. Opinion: Trump Budget Is Schizophrenic on Infrastructure

    U.S. President Donald Trump's budget plans are as contradictory on infrastructure as they are on bigger topics like tax reform. ...
  3. Why GDP Can Grow at 3%: The Skeptics Are Wrong

    Hard data including booming earnings show the economy will pick up steam
  4. Constellation Brands Offers to Buy Jack Daniels' Owner

    STZ shares sank on news that Brown-Forman's fifth-generation owners indicate no desire to sell.
  5. Citi Narrowly Tops Annual FX Traders Ranking

    U.S. bank Citi held on to top spot in the foreign exchange industry’s main annual ranking of traders by volume on Wednesday ...
  6. AMD versus Qualcomm (AMD, QCOM)

    AMD is making a new push to dominate the industry's emerging segment: virtual reality.
  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. AMD versus Qualcomm (AMD, QCOM)

    AMD is making a new push to dominate the industry's emerging segment: virtual reality.
  2. Why AMD Is Intel’s Only Competitor (INTC, AMD)

    A look at the history of competition between Intel and AMD.
  3. BlackBerry Turnaround Catching Fire (BBRY)

    BlackBerry has reached a 2-year high, with improved sentiment likely to generate a sustained uptrend and even higher prices. ...
  4. Netflix Courts Controversy at Cannes (NFLX, AMZN)

    The movie-streaming service's chief content officer called it "L'Affaire de Netflix."
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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.
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