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  1. The Best Way to Leave Assets for Non-Spousal Heirs

    Save non-spousal heirs taxes on your estate by moving your assets from a qualified plan.
  2. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  3. Making Money with Managed Futures Funds

    Managed futures funds can be lucrative, but investors should be wary of incurring hidden costs. Ask for a clear explanation ...
  4. What Is the Most Important Financial Lesson?

    When it comes to learning lessons about your finances, it helps to think about the future.
  5. Warren Buffett Gets a Big Thank You Note from Bill Gates

    Warren Buffett's investment philosophy and deep pockets have helped shape the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  6. Family Wealth Depends on Maintaining Financial Capital

    Maintaining the financial capital of family wealth through generations can be difficult.
  1. The Week Ahead: February 20-24, 2017 (BCS, HSBC)

    Minutes from the Fed's February meeting shouldn't offer too many surprises.
  2. 10 Tips to Boost Credit Scores for Advisors and Clients

    Properly managing credit scores can help get new loans and save a lot of money in the process.
  3. The American Recovery Act: 8 Years Later

    Eight years ago today, Obama signed the $787 billion stimulus package in the midst of the Great Recession. How has the economy ...
  4. The 5 Best Alternatives to Zillow & Trulia

    Understand the online real estate industry and how Zillow and Trulia are industry leaders. Learn about alternatives to Zillow ...
  5. How Retirees Should Think About Market Corrections

    Stock market corrections can be scary for retirees living off their investment income. How to cushion the blow.
  6. Cadre

    Cadre employs a sophisticated platform for users to manage the real estate investment process.
  1. 10 Tips to Boost Credit Scores for Advisors and Clients

    Properly managing credit scores can help get new loans and save a lot of money in the process.
  2. The Best Colleges for Financial Aid

    What are the best colleges for financial aid? Are the much cheaper state schools a better choice than their private-school ...
  3. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  4. The Interest Rates: APR, APY And EAR

    When most people shop for financial products, all they focus on is the listed interest rate. Human eyes instinctively dismiss ...
  5. Auto Delinquency Rates Near 2008 Highs (F, KMX)

    Auto delinquency rates edge close to the peak reached during the height of the financial crisis, fueling speculation that ...
  6. How to Build Your Credit Score to 850

    Use these tips to increase your credit score and your ability to get low interest rates on loans.
  1. Natural Gas Futures Lose Ground (UGAZ)

    Monday saw weakness for the commodity, with natural gas futures seeing extended losses despite lower inventories and a Texas ...
  2. Stocks Receive a Boost from Strong Earnings (SPY, DIA)

    The major stock market indexes moved significantly higher over the past week. (SPY,DIA,IWM,QQQ)
  3. Pepsi and Coke Losing to Healthier Options (KO, PEP)

    Sales of SodaStream's at-home beverage systems are soaring while other soda makers struggle with a growing demand for healthy ...
  4. United Technologies Will Fare Well Under Trump (UTX)

    United Technologies got shaken and stirred after President Trump criticized its Carrier division but should hit new highs ...
  5. Biotech ETF Investors are Still on the Sidelines (IBB, XBI, XLV)

    Biotech ETFs are surging, but investors aren't taking the bait. Not yet, at least.
  6. Get Ready to Buy the Dip on These Strong Stocks (JCOM, GSM)

    Dip strategies allow market players to enter strong uptrends at discount prices, but the technique requires solid technical ...
  1. Diamondback Fails to Break Out of Base (FANG)

    FANG reported strong fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.
  2. The Week Ahead: February 20-24, 2017 (BCS, HSBC)

    Minutes from the Fed's February meeting shouldn't offer too many surprises.
  3. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  4. Natural Gas Futures Lose Ground (UGAZ)

    Monday saw weakness for the commodity, with natural gas futures seeing extended losses despite lower inventories and a Texas ...
  5. VF Corp. Posts In-Line Q4 Earnings, Revenue Miss

    The market leader indicates 'solid results' in Q4 while navigating an 'inconsistent' marketplace.
  6. Snapchat Has Big Competition in China

    It would be difficult for the Snapchat app to enter the Chinese market.
  1. Diamondback Fails to Break Out of Base (FANG)

    FANG reported strong fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.
  2. VF Corp. Posts In-Line Q4 Earnings, Revenue Miss

    The market leader indicates 'solid results' in Q4 while navigating an 'inconsistent' marketplace.
  3. Snapchat Has Big Competition in China

    It would be difficult for the Snapchat app to enter the Chinese market.
  4. Heineken’s Taverns Takeover Faces Inquiry

    The acquisition would make the Dutch brewery the U.K.'s third-largest pub group.
  5. Dividend Hike on the Way at Home Depot (HD)

    Home Depot could hike its dividend by 14.5% next week. The HD dividend looks safe, but Lowe's looks safer.
  6. Goldman Sachs Cuts Stake in Whole Foods (WFM)

    The reduction comes as the grocer struggles to grow sales, with the organic and natural food market becoming more competitive.
  1. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  2. 6 Ways to Ruin Your Retirement

    We all look forward to one day leaving the rat race behind and enjoying our golden years. But it's not a sure thing. Check ...
  3. How Retirees Should Think About Market Corrections

    Stock market corrections can be scary for retirees living off their investment income. How to cushion the blow.
  4. Your Local Social Security Office: Who Can Help

    Many calls to Social Security end in frustration. It doesn't have to be that way.
  5. The Best Way to Leave Assets for Non-Spousal Heirs

    Save non-spousal heirs taxes on your estate by moving your assets from a qualified plan.
  6. Compounding Is Important in the Later Years Too

    The power of compounding is even greater in the later years of saving for retirement.
  1. Snapchat Has Big Competition in China

    It would be difficult for the Snapchat app to enter the Chinese market.
  2. 6 Dangerous Moves for First-Time Investors

    First-time investors beware of these potentially disastrous decisions.
  3. Cadre

    Cadre employs a sophisticated platform for users to manage the real estate investment process.
  4. 25 Companies That Offer Robo-Advisor Services

    Here's a round-up of the most well-known robo-advisors and what they offer.
  5. How Tech Helps RIAs Like Alexandria Capital Grow AUM

    Many financial firms are leveraging technology to achieve rapid growth. Here's how.
  6. Are Dumbphones Making a Comeback? (NOK)

    Phone technology is advancing with sci-fi speed, so why do some people want their clamshells back?
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