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  1. How to Find a Financial Advisor / Planner

    How should you go about finding the right financial advisor? The first step is to figure out what sort of professional help ...
  2. The U.S. Adds 1,700 Millionaires Per Day: Study

    There are about 1,700 millionaires being made each day in the U.S., a new study shows.
  3. The Youngest Self-Made Billionaire? Stripe's John Collison

    Collison, who founded the payments company with his older brother Patrick, is worth about $1.1 billion.
  4. How Currency Fluctuations Impacted 2016 Wealth

    These countries were impacted the most by currency swings.
  5. The Richest and Poorest Countries Per Capita in 2016

    The United States only comes in third for the highest wealth per adult.
  6. Estate Planning for Beginners: Part Three

    A primary purpose of most trusts is to provide a timetable for the distributions of assets where an outright distribution ...
  1. Jared Dillian: Inside Track

    Jared Dillian, author of STREET FREAK: Money and Madness at Lehman Brothers and editor of "The Daily Dirtnap" shares his ...
  2. Black Gold: Troubled Oil Stocks Spew Riches For Investors (RSPP, PE)

    Gusher: Oil companies sold more than $50 billion worth of shares to stay afloat. Now their shares are surging
  3. Who Commits Financial Crimes Against the Elderly?

    Financial elder abuse is a growing problem in the U.S. as more people move into old age.
  4. Snapchat as a Digital Marketing Tool for Advisors

    Could Snapchat be what the FinServ world needs to liven up their marketing to the next generation?
  5. Top Tips for Boomers Who Want to Shore Up Their Retirement

    The retirement situation for most Baby Boomers isn't that encouraging. But there are actions they can take to shore up their ...
  6. Where Are You on the Road to Retirement Readiness?

    Taking a look at your retirement readiness is a vital step in ensuring that your financial future looks as bright as possible. ...
  1. How the Best Interest Contract Works

    Here is how the Best Interest Contract works and when it is needed under the new fiduciary rule.
  2. The Pros and Cons of Thrift Savings Plan Rollovers

    Is rolling over a Thrift Savings Plan into an IRA the right move? Here's what to consider.
  3. SoFi, Inc.

    SoFi is a nontraditional financial services firm that offers student loans and refinancing programs.
  4. Student Debt Solutions for Medical Professionals

    Here's how residents and young physicians can tackle their debt load while saving.
  5. Does Zest Health Really Save You Money?

    Zest Health is a Chicago-based consumer-focused mobile health provider that helps consumers make smarter, more cost-effective ...
  6. How Student Debt Imperils Retirement Savings

    Student loan debt is out of control. Here is how it can impact saving for retirement.
  1. 3 Sectors to Watch in 2017 (XLF, XLI)

    By analyzing the charts of sector-related exchange-traded funds, three stand out as prime candidates for watch lists in 2 ...
  2. Budget Without Blowing Off Your Friends

    With a little planning, you can maintain your social life without breaking the bank.
  3. Repeat After Me: Valuation Is Not a Catalyst!

    Valuation is a powerful reasoning tool for asset allocation only if you've done the associated fundamental analysis.
  4. What Happens When You Try to Time the Market?

    This is how market timing and frequent trading can negatively impact returns.
  5. Three Stocks for the January Effect (FSLR, COTY)

    2016 tax selling season comes to an end next week, signaling the January Effect, a seasonal influence that favors the prior ...
  6. Three Oil & Gas Stocks to Buy in 2017 (HP, RSPP)

    Crude oil could hit the mid-60s in 2017, underpinning growing uptrends in these three U.S. drilling and production stocks. ...
  1. NJASAP to Join SWAPA at White House Rally (LUV)

    NJASAP, a labor group, will be joining SWAPA members in a support rally outside the White House in January. The rally is ...
  2. JPMorgan at 52-Week High After Q4 EPS Soars 30% (JPM, BAC)

    JPMorgan shares climbed more than 1% to $88.17 Friday after the bank crushed Wall Street's fourth quarter profit estimates.
  3. Bank of America Makes 52-Week High on Q4 Beat (BAC)

    Despite the strong rise in its share price, it would be a mistake for investors not to bank on Bank of America.
  4. GameStop Tanks on Disappointing Holiday Sales

    The stock fell more than 9% Friday after saying same store sales during the holidays fell 18.7%.
  5. Evaluating Amazon's Job Creation Announcement (AMZN)

    What does Amazon's announcement about adding 100,000 jobs in the U.S. by mid-2018 tell us about its business strategy?
  6. Buying a House Near an Airport? Consider These Factors

    Is buying a house near an airport advisable? The pros and cons.
  1. General Motors Vs. Ford: Which Is the Better Buy? (GM, F)

    General Motors and Ford traded in lockstep for three years but political events since the presidential election have declared ...
  2. Ionis Sets Sights on Volanesorsen Heart Drug (IONS)

    Ionis plans to file an FDA application for its heart drug volanesorsen after it did well in studies.
  3. Tahoe Resources Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday (TAHO)

    Tahoe Resources will send its dividend payment on Jan. 26 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 19.
  4. Cardinal Fined $64M For Opioid Violations (CAH)

    Cardinal Health will pay $64 million to settle opioid reporting abuse allegations.
  5. Morgan Stanley Bankers Face Job Cuts, Lower Pay (MS)

    Morgan Stanley is firing several senior bankers and lowering bonuses for workers.
  6. Optimism Mounts for Upcoming U.S. Bancorp Earnings (USB, KRE)

    U.S. Bancorp is expected to see surging mortgage activity, higher income and more demand for loans.
  1. Retirees: Which Places Have the Best Walk Score Ratings?

    When you're choosing a place to relocate when you retire, don't forget to check out its Walk Score.
  2. 5 Myths That Could Hurt Your Retirement

    If you're making financial and lifestyle choices based on these retirement myths, you could be missing out on benefits that ...
  3. What are the main differences between Social Security Benefits & Social Security Income (SSI)?

    Read this article to learn about the differences between SSDI and SSI benefits, including qualifications, program funding, ...
  4. 401(k) Loan vs. IRA Withdrawal

    The IRS offers several ways to skirt the 10% penalty on early retirement distributions.
  5. How Can You Make the Most of Your 401(k)?

    Make the most of your 401(k) plan by contributing early and taking advantage of employer matches.
  6. How Social Security Works After Retirement

    Millions of Baby Boomers are looking forward to collecting benefits, but several factors can affect how much they get and ...
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