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  1. 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. ...
  2. 3 Simple Steps To Building Wealth

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

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

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers.
  5. High Net Worth Investors Worry About Cybersecurity

    Many wealthy investors are more afraid of cybersecurity attacks than acts of terrorism.
  6. M1 Finance LLC

    M1 Finance is a new robo-advisor that aims to take the work out of portfolio maintenance for DIY investors.
  1. Investors Turn Defensive as Trump Takes Helm

    Investors have turned from bullish to defensive in key areas as Trump takes the helm
  2. Your Retirement Nest Egg: How to Spend It Wisely

    It can be hard to start spending money once retirement finally comes. Here are some best practices on how to transition from ...
  3. How Mortgage Debt Can Derail Retirement

    One of the greatest joys of retirement is being able to relax, knowing that one of your biggest expenses — your mortgage ...
  4. Buying a House with Tenants: A Quick Guide

    Before buying a house with tenants, know the risks and responsibilities you're taking on.
  5. The Smart Way to Switch Financial Advisors

    If you want to switch your financial advisor, take these 4 steps first.
  6. Cyber Attacks and Bank Failures: Risks You Should Know

    Here's how cyber security risks mean for the financial industry and consumers.
  1. A Financial Planning Checklist Anyone Can Use

    These strategies should be on everyone's financial planning checklist.
  2. 4 Tips to Improve Your Financial Health in 2017

    Your financial well-being is as important as the traditional holiday resolutions.
  3. Why Bonds Aren't Enough for Your Retirement Income

    You can easily tap into growth mutual funds or ETFs to create monthly income in retirement.
  4. Opinion: Welcome to Trumpcare

    Watching Trump's first steps to disappear the Affordable Care Act.
  5. Trump Appoints Net Neutrality Critic as FCC Head (NFLX, T)

    Net neutrality's days are numbered as Trump appoints a critic of the principle as head of the FCC.
  6. Fannie Mae: Loans, HomePath & All You Should Know

    Fannie Mae (officially the Federal National Mortgage Association, or FNMA) is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) – that ...
  1. Stocks Move Slightly Lower as Trump Takes Office

    A weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indexes.
  2. Options Quiz 1

    Test your investing knowledge with our options trading quiz series.
  3. Skyworks Could Fly Higher Than Apple (SWKS, AAPL)

    Skyworks Solutions has broken out above a 4-month sideways pattern after strong earnings and could eventually test the 2 ...
  4. Procter and Gamble Emerging From Long Slumber (PG)

    Dow component Procter and Gamble is gaining ground after a well received earnings report and could test the 2016 high in ...
  5. Netflix: The Most Recent Example of Gap & Go (NFLX)

    The fact that prices are above resistance tells us that we want to be in the direction of the buyers.
  6. Union Pacific Upside May be Limited (UNP, CSX)

    Union Pacific hit a 21-month high after earnings, but surprisingly weak accumulation off the 2016 low may limit gains in ...
  1. Why Bonds Aren't Enough for Your Retirement Income

    You can easily tap into growth mutual funds or ETFs to create monthly income in retirement.
  2. Which Is Better, a Traditional IRA or Roth IRA?

    Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs have different benefits, but both are great for retirement savings.
  3. Why These REITs Can Thrive Under Trump (SPG, DOC)

    Real estate investment trusts are well-positioned to potentially enjoy a strong 2016.
  4. Tech Moves Jobs Overseas Despite Trump Threats

    Fired IBM employees call out the firm's Trump-pleasing pledge as big firms find workers abroad.
  5. A Look at the Tech M&A Landscape

    While the tech IPO market remains slow, legacy firms continue to acquire smaller competitors.
  6. Two Buy Ratings for Intel Corp. (INTC)

    With Intel Corporation set to report earnings Jan. 26, two Wall Street research firms issued upbeat research notes on the ...
  1. Data to Drive Efficiency at Wal-Mart (WMT)

    Data Café could help Wal-Mart reduce "lost" sales.
  2. Factors Pushing Skyworks Ahead in 2017

    Analysts foresee strong iPhone 8 sales to position Skyworks for consecutive earnings beats in 2017.
  3. How Do Brokerage Firms Rate Windstream? (WIN)

    American telephone service company Windstream Holdings Inc. has received a consensus Hold recommendation from six brokerage ...
  4. Pricing Continues to Plague Allergan (AGN, TEVA)

    Endo Pharmaceuticals agrees to abandon "pay-for-delay." Allergan and Teva move lower in sympathy.
  5. Statoil Wins Auction for Turbines Off Long Island

    Statoil won bidding for a wind farm—it will be clean-energy test case for the Trump administration.
  6. McDonald’s: Best Comparable Sales Since 2011 (MCD)

    McDonald’s reports fourth quarter and full year 2016 earnings beat, but US growth issues still lurk.
  1. 7 Counterintuitive Retirement Strategies That Work

    Seven misconceptions about retirement that you should avoid
  2. Planning on Retiring Later? Think Again

    If you want to retire later, also plan for what you'd do if you end up having to stop work sooner.
  3. Your Retirement Nest Egg: How to Spend It Wisely

    It can be hard to start spending money once retirement finally comes. Here are some best practices on how to transition from ...
  4. Pay the Lowest Possible Taxes on Retirement Assets

    One key factor that retirement planners focus on is minimizing their clients’ taxes each year. Here are some strategies for ...
  5. How Mortgage Debt Can Derail Retirement

    One of the greatest joys of retirement is being able to relax, knowing that one of your biggest expenses — your mortgage ...
  6. A Roth IRA or 529 Plan for a Grandchild's College?

    Should you consider funding a Roth IRA or a 529 for your grandchild for college?
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