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  1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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.
  4. Top 25 Broker-Dealer Firms for 2017

    A ranking of the largest broker-dealers by assets under management.
  5. Understanding the Time Value of Money

    Find out why time really is money by learning to calculate present and future value.
  6. Goal-Based Investing: My Favorite Term

    Managing Director of Vanguard's Retail Investor Group Karin Risi shares why "goal-based investing" is her favorite financial ...
  1. Setting Financial Goals for Your Future

    To live comfortably now and in retirement, setting financial goals for the short-, mid- and long-term is crucial. Here are ...
  2. For Netflix, The Show May Have Just Begun (NFLX)

    Netflix shares reached an all-time high this week. Some say they will go higher.
  3. What are the maximum Social Security disability benefits?

    The average Social Security disability benefit amount for a recipient of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) in 2 ...
  4. Do long-term bonds have a greater interest rate risk than short-term bonds?

    There is a greater probability that interest rates will rise within a longer time period than within a shorter period. One ...
  5. A Dividend ETF That Eliminates Fed Worry (NOBL)

    This dividend ETF emphasizes growth, not yield. That strategy works over the long haul.
  6. Oil's Woes Not Bothering This ETF (EEMX)

    Do you like emerging markets, but not oil and gas stocks? Try this ETF.
  1. Is it possible to take the Series 6 exam without being sponsored?

    Unfortunately, the answer to this question is "No." The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA (previously the ...
  2. What is the difference between a non-recourse loan and a recourse loan?

    The essential difference between a recourse and non-recourse loan has to do with which assets a lender can go after if a ...
  3. 9 Different Ways to Find a New Job

    Make sure you're covering all your bases and you should have a new career in no time.
  4. How Renting Out Your Spare Room Can Backfire

    Renting out a portion of your home to help pay the mortgage sounds like a great idea, but it doesn't always work out the ...
  5. Are Mortgages Available for Mobile Homes?

    You can get a loan for a mobile home, but it may not be a mortgage. These are the choices for funding manufactured housing.
  6. Hot Employee Benefit: Student Loan Repayment

    More and more companies are getting on board, offering student loan repayment benefits.
  1. Bitcoin Classic

    A fork from Bitcoin Core that proposed increasing the size of blocks.
  2. Bitcoin Unlimited

    A proposed upgrade to Bitcoin Core that allows larger block sizes.
  3. Newell Brands Sheds Winter Sports Businesses (NWL)

    Newell Brands is simplifying its portfolio and reducing debt to remain buoyant in a difficult retail environment.
  4. Why South Korean Bitcoin Price Is $1000 Over Global Price

    Surging trade volume among South Korean Bitcoin exchanges has pushed prices $1000 higher than the global average.
  5. Will Banks Break the Bull Market? (JPM, BAC)

    Major banks have carved head and shoulders patterns at rally highs, raising odds for breakdowns that signal a broad summer ...
  6. 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 ...
  1. Amazon Nears $1,000 Mark but Approaches Overbought Levels (AMZN, MSFT)

    Amazon.com is rapidly approaching the $1,000 per share milestone, but the stock appears to be overbought from a technical ...
  2. Sears: Turnaround or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’? (SHLD, AMZN)

    Sears Holdings jumped after its first-quarter earnings announcement, but the rally was short-lived as analysts cast doubt ...
  3. Bill Gates Bullish on 'Bleeding' Vegan Burgers as They Hit Mainstream Stores

    Beyond Meats' next-gen meatless burger is soon to appear in the meat case at Safeway stores.
  4. There's an Apple Between ETFs and Hedge Funds (AAPL, SPY)

    The asset gap between ETFs and hedge funds is bigger than Apple's market value.
  5. Time to Buy Hertz at an 8-Year Low? (HTZ)

    Difficult conditions and a poor earnings report drove Hertz stock to an eight-year low. Examine the new valuation.
  6. Satoshi

    The smallest unit of the bitcoin cryptocurrency. Satoshi is named after Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of the protocol used ...
  1. Sears: Turnaround or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’? (SHLD, AMZN)

    Sears Holdings jumped after its first-quarter earnings announcement, but the rally was short-lived as analysts cast doubt ...
  2. Bill Gates Bullish on 'Bleeding' Vegan Burgers as They Hit Mainstream Stores

    Beyond Meats' next-gen meatless burger is soon to appear in the meat case at Safeway stores.
  3. Time to Buy Hertz at an 8-Year Low? (HTZ)

    Difficult conditions and a poor earnings report drove Hertz stock to an eight-year low. Examine the new valuation.
  4. Amazon's Shares Near $1,000 Mark (AMZN, WMT)

    That price would raise the e-commerce behemoth's market valuation to approximately $477 billion.
  5. Investors Left Safe ETFs at the Wrong Time (SPLV, USMV)

    Stocks are soaring, and so are low volatility ETFs, which is catching some investors by surprise.
  6. Newell Brands Sheds Winter Sports Businesses (NWL)

    Newell Brands is simplifying its portfolio and reducing debt to remain buoyant in a difficult retail environment.
  1. Do You Have a Retirement Timeline?

    Being familiar with your retirement timeline will make the transition into retirement easier.
  2. Good Financial Plans Need Slush Funds

    A slush fund gives you the freedom to enjoy life and a little spending in the present.
  3. Changes to Social Security Spousal Benefit Rules

    A closed loophole in spousal Social Security benefits may change your retirement strategy.
  4. Retirement Planning for Clients Who Outlive Savings

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

    These are the scenarios under which a Roth conversion could make sense.
  6. 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 ...
  1. Amazon Launches Online Grocery Pickup Service (AMZN, WMT)

    For once, this is Amazon copying Wal-Mart.
  2. Samsung Shows Off OLED Screen That Can Bend and Stretch (SSNLF)

    Samsung Display showed off three prototype OLED screens, including one that can bend and stretch.
  3. Tesla's Solar Roof Tiles Sold Out 'Well Into 2018' (TSLA)

    Demand for Tesla’s solar roofs has exceeded expectations, adding to the tech company's grueling production commitments.
  4. Why Techs Will Fly Higher: A Technical View (FB, AAPL)

    Technical analysis shows that big tech stocks still have huge upward potential, including Facebook.
  5. Piper Jaffray Ups Netflix Price Target, Says Street Underestimates Growth (NFLX, AMZN)

    An analyst at the firm said Netflix's EPS could be double his estimates for 2020.
  6. Bitcoin Price Spikes to $2,700, then Loses $400 in Hours (C,NDAQ)

    Easy come, easy go in volatile cryptocurrency pricing
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