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  1. Lawyers Concerned About Buffett Deal With AIG (AIG)

    The broader implications of the risk transfer deal on the insurance industry in the United States are unclear.
  2. How Investing in ‘Turnkey’ Property Works

    Turnkey properties can make sense - for people who want a real estate investment without truly being in the real estate business. ...
  3. Modern Portfolio Theory: Why It's Still Hip

    See why investors today still follow this old set of principles that reduce risk and increase returns through diversification. ...
  4. 3 Simple Steps To Building Wealth

    Getting richer is easier if you take it one step at a time.
  5. For Wealthy People, Trump's Presidency is Gonna Be 'YUGE'

    Donald Trump's tax plan likely means big tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.
  6. Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers.
  1. HomeUnion Review: A New Way to Be a Landlord

    Want to be a landlord without the time commitment and other hassles?
  2. Affirm, Inc.

    Affirm’s initial product is a lending solution that can be used to pay for purchases at a variety of online or bricks and ...
  3. The Basics of a 401(k) Retirement Plan

    This plan has become one of the most popular retirement options. Here's why.
  4. How to Invest During Trump's Presidency (CNX,AET,EYH,GLT)

    Investors looking to capitalize on the election results have several sectors to choose from.
  5. How to Consolidate Credit Card Debt and Pay It Off

    When you look at the numbers, debt seems to have become an American way of life.
  6. The Top 3 Blogging Tips for Financial Advisors

    Blogging is one of the easiest ways that financial advisors can attract and maintain clients.
  1. Loan-To-Value Ratio - LTV Ratio

    A lending risk assessment ratio that financial institutions and others lenders examine before approving a mortgage.
  2. Term Loan

    A loan from a bank for a specific amount that has a specified repayment schedule and a floating interest rate. Term loans ...
  3. Pre-Qualified Vs. Pre-Approved - What's The Difference?

    These terms may sound the same, but they mean very different things for homebuyers.
  4. Student Debt: Women Owe More

    A new research study shows that women carry more student loan debt than men.
  5. Things Nursing Homes Are Not Allowed to Do

    Nursing home residents just got new safeguards to their rights – rights they aren't suppose to lose when entering a facility.
  6. Generation X (Gen X)

    Generation X, or Gen X, is the name given to the generation of Americans born between 1961 and 1980. Generation X follows ...
  1. Tesla's Back: Use These ETFs (TSLA, GEX, QCLN)

    Tesla shares are soaring again and that is good news for these ETFs.
  2. Soup and Sandwich Stocks Test Investors' Appetites (CPB, SJM)

    Campbell Soup and JM Smucker earnings this week will test demand for high yield plays in a growth-oriented first-quarter ...
  3. Disruptive New Trading Platform Points Toward FX Emphasis in Asia

    What is Spark Systems, and how could it upend the FX world?
  4. Charts Suggest Energy and Agriculture are Heading Higher (XLE, PDBC)

    Bullish chart patterns on three key ETFs suggest that the energy and agriculture sectors are headed higher.
  5. BlackRock: March Interest Rate Hike Looks Likely (BLK)

    BlackRock predicts that the FED will raise interest rates next month, which, if true, should benefit financials and consumer ...
  6. China's Confusing Relationship With Bitcoin

    Chinese Bitcoin exchanges halted withdrawals last week. What is going on between the country and the currency?
  1. Barclays Rises on Expected Earnings, Weak Income (BCS)

    Despite disappointing operating income, Barclays shares are higher thanks to in-line earnings per share.
  2. Major Investors Shift Positions in Apple (AAPL, DE)

    Warren Buffett added to his Apple investment, while Tiger Global and others sold off shares.
  3. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects to Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  4. 7 Gentrifying Neighborhoods In Washington, D.C.

    The nation's capitol city is rapidly gentrifying. Here's where.
  5. How to Manage Risk With Bonds in Your Portfolio

    Bonds are not immune to risk, so be sure to diversify your portfolio with proper asset allocation.
  6. Why Investors Should Stop Watching the Indexes

    Using the Dow Jones or S&P 500 Index as benchmarks for your diversified portfolio causes problems.
  1. Avon, Nu Skin Struggle with Revenue (AVP, NUS)

    Cosmetics manufacturers like Avon and Nu Skin can’t keep a pretty face for investors.
  2. Apple Files for New Cloud Project in Nevada (AAPL, AMZN)

    Apple is expanding its cloud footprint in Nevada to reduce reliance on Amazon and Google to power its fast-expanding services.
  3. iPhone 8 Component Suppliers: Who Wins? (SWKS, AVGO)

    The next iPhone is coming and expectation are ramping. Which component supplier is the most highly leveraged to the iPhone ...
  4. Garmin Shares Pointed North After Earnings (GRMN)

    Garmin is testing 6-month resistance after a strong fourth quarter earnings report and should break out in coming days.
  5. UPS Successfully Tests Drone to Deliver Package

    UPS has successfully delivered a package in Florida using an unmanned drone.
  6. Four Wells Fargo Managers Fired (WFC, XLF)

    Wells Fargo's board unanimously agrees to terminate four senior managers in connection with its cross-selling controversy.
  1. A Retirement Plan Option for High-Income Doctors

    The 457(b) plan allows high-earning doctors to save more for retirement than the 403(b) plan.
  2. Should My Child Be My Life Insurance Beneficiary?

    Don't make the mistake of naming your minor child as your life insurance beneficiary.
  3. 3 Social Security Facts for Teachers to Know

    Social Security for teachers is poorly understood by many financial advisors and some at the SSA.
  4. 5 Ways to Save More After Maxing Out Your 401(k)

    You can still save for more for retirement after you max out your 401(k) contribution.
  5. A Financial Lesson Teachers Should Learn

    Teachers still receive pensions, but they may want more income for retirement.
  6. Health Savings Account: Your Extra Retirement Funds

    Funding a health savings account for retirement can save thousands of dollars in taxes.
  1. Facebook Launches Journalism Project to Curb Fake News (FB)

    The hiring of Campbell Brown and launch of the Journalism Project suggest Facebook is taking its media role more seriously.
  2. How Does KeyCorp Grade Mobileye? (KEY, MBLY)

    American bank holding company KeyCorp has reiterated its rating for shares of Israeli advanced driver assistance systems ...
  3. Manitou Lowers Stake in IBM Shares (IBM)

    Manitou Investment Management lowered its stake in shares of International Business Machines Corp. in the third quarter of ...
  4. Trump Addresses Conflicts of Interest, Hacking, BuzzFeed Report

    We now have an idea of what will happen to Trump's business interests, but Obamacare's still a mystery.
  5. IBM Watson Partners With FDA to Secure Health Data

    In keeping with its recent R&D efforts to unleash the power of blockchain data security solutions across multiple industries, ...
  6. PayPal Stock Unloved by Pacific Crest (PYPL, SQ)

    PayPal stock might have run too far, according to Pacific Crest analyst Josh Beck.
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