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  1. Extreme Socially Responsible Investing

    Make your money work for you without putting it into ventures that don't support your values.
  2. Are You in the Top One Percent of the World?

    If you live in an industrialized country, cracking the top 1% of income earners isn't as difficult as you might think.
  3. How Much Puts You in the 1% in America's Richest Cities

    If you’re looking to join the 1% club, you can do it with an income not far above $100,000, but you won’t be doing it in ...
  4. Active vs. Passive Investing

    Be strategic about which of these investing strategies you follow (and when).
  5. 4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child

    Your instincts may be generous, but handing over the house may not be the best financial plan for you – or your child.
  6. How to Avoid Common Middle-Class Money Traps

    Spending is inevitable, but by budgeting carefully, families can enjoy financial security while dodging unnecessary stress ...
  1. How a Revocable Living Trust Makes Your Executor’s Job Easier

    Establish a revocable living trust to give you peace of mind and avoid probate. The executor of your will’s job will be easier, ...
  2. Congress May Take Away Your 401(k) Tax Deduction

    As part of overhauling the U.S. income tax system, Congress is considering taking away your 401(k) tax deduction. What will ...
  3. Why Fed May Take a Summer Breather on Rate Hikes

    The Fed will probably raise rates twice late in 2017 before trimming its portfolio, BofA says.
  4. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  5. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  6. How to Create a Plan to Deal with College Debt

    The worst thing to do with college debt is to ignore it. The best way to start tackling it is with a clear roadmap to financial ...
  1. 15-Year vs. 30-Year Mortgages: A Comparison

    Many buyers default to the 30-year mortgage simply because it's the norm. Before you sign, consider all the arguments for ...
  2. Selling Employee Stock Purchase Plan Shares

    An in-depth look at how qualified sales of employee stock purchase plan shares work, and the tax consequences under different ...
  3. These SRI Funds Focus on Empowering Women

    If you're looking to invest in companies that promote the empowerment of women, here are several fund firms to consider. ...
  4. Financial Planning for Gen X and Millennials

    Gen X and Gen Y to need to get their finances in order, so here are some tips to get started.
  5. 4 Things to Do Shortly After Getting Married

    Here are some necessary financial changes you should make after getting married.
  6. 5 Ways to Improve Your Finances Throughout Life

    Use these five themes to improve your financial life.
  1. Credit Suisse Avoids IPO for Swiss Bank Unit (CS)

    Credit Suisse reported first quarter net income that swung to a profit from losses a year prior.
  2. Time for Big Cap Biotech (CELG, VRTX)

    The biotech sector is gaining ground after strong first quarter earnings and could finally be headed into a major recovery. ...
  3. Boeing Loses Altitude After Earnings

    Big holes in Boeing's quarterly report compare unfavorably with other defense & aerospace earnings.
  4. Good Vibes for Aerospace in General Dynamics Earnings

    Traders like General Dynamics after earnings, and are selling off Lockheed and Boeing.
  5. 3 ETFs to Trade the Breakout in Value Stocks (IWF)

    Active traders will turn their attention to these growth-oriented ETFs because the recent breakouts shown on the charts suggest ...
  6. United Parcel Service Nears Key Resistance Level (UPS, FDX)

    United Parcel Service is stuck in a range, but nearing a breakout level. Fedex is in no-man's-land, and Expeditors International ...
  1. Opinion: For Credit, ECB Is More Perilous Than Le Pen

    For corporate bonds, Mario Draghi may be more perilous than Marine Le Pen. The dwindling likelihood of far-right, anti-euro ...
  2. Activist ValueAct Says Invested in Private Equity Pioneer KKR

    ValueAct Capital said it has invested in asset management group KKR & Co, as the $16 billion activist investment fund ...
  3. Today's Current Mortgage Rates: April 27, 2017

    Find the current day's mortgage rates offered by Investopedia Partners and learn more about what may impact rates in the ...
  4. Symphony Adds Large Asset Management Clients in Chat Tool Push

    Symphony Communications Services LLC said on Thursday it had added a number of large asset managers as customers including ...
  5. Big Hedge Funds See Assets Shrink - Billion Dollar Club Survey

    Assets managed by the largest hedge funds slipped last year, marking the first calendar year decline since the financial ...
  6. Wealthfront Review 2017: Fees and Investment Facts

    Wealthfront is one of the premier robo-advisors. Here's a breakdown on the brokerage's fees and features.
  1. Symphony Adds Large Asset Management Clients in Chat Tool Push

    Symphony Communications Services LLC said on Thursday it had added a number of large asset managers as customers including ...
  2. Big Hedge Funds See Assets Shrink - Billion Dollar Club Survey

    Assets managed by the largest hedge funds slipped last year, marking the first calendar year decline since the financial ...
  3. Microsoft Blocks Latest Windows 10 Update

    Microsoft is running into trouble with the latest version, prompted MSFT to block its own update.
  4. Saudi Banks Strong in Light of Brewing Changes in Industry; Region Subdued

    Shares in two Saudi banks that are in early merger talks moved in opposite directions on Thursday while other regional markets ...
  5. Elevator Maker Kone Reports First Profit Drop in 12 Years

    Finland's Kone Oyj , the world's second-biggest elevator maker, on Thursday reported its first year-on-year decline in core ...
  6. Opinion: Cox: Proximity to Trump No Blessing for Stocks

    The first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency are shaping up as either a bust or huge. That's how politics rolls: success ...
  1. How to Build Retirement Income with Annuities

    Annuities may provide an excellent tool when it comes to building income for retirement. Here's why.
  2. Top 3 Retirement Savings Tips For 55- To 64-Year-Olds

    Find ways to save money and increase your nest egg for the fast-approaching golden years.
  3. Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead.
  4. Financial Planning for Gen X and Millennials

    Gen X and Gen Y to need to get their finances in order, so here are some tips to get started.
  5. How a Revocable Living Trust Makes Your Executor’s Job Easier

    Establish a revocable living trust to give you peace of mind and avoid probate. The executor of your will’s job will be easier, ...
  6. Congress May Take Away Your 401(k) Tax Deduction

    As part of overhauling the U.S. income tax system, Congress is considering taking away your 401(k) tax deduction. What will ...
  1. Networks to Pour Billions into Original Content in 2017

    Deep-pocketed networks are doubling down on original content as premium shows gain popularity.
  2. Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is a digital or virtual currency that uses peer-to-peer technology to facilitate instant payments.
  3. Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Forms Its Own Blockchain Platform, TrustSQL

    Tencent, one of the largest Chinese conglomerates is building its own blockchain services platform known as TrustSQL.
  4. Cryptocurrency Market Cap Reaches Record High of $30 Billion

    The market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies continues to grow at an incredible rate.
  5. Tesla Factory Workers Accuse Company of Intimidation (TSLA)

    They claim that Tesla is going "too far" in clamping down on their efforts to form a union.
  6. Analyst Downgrades Amazon Citing Need for Greater Operating Leverage (AMZN)

    Raymond James analyst Aaron Kessler cited the firm's operating margins as reasons for the downgrade.
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