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  1. Rise of the Robo Advisors

    The financial advisory business is facing an impending transformational change.
  2. Personal Finance 101: Your Most Valuable Asset

    Personal finances aren’t just about saving and investing - they're about developing your human potential throughout your ...
  3. How Reddit Makes Money

    Reddit, the self-proclaimed “Front Page of the Internet,” celebrated its tenth anniversary last year. How does the website ...
  4. Why Did Warren Buffett Make a Big Bet on Airlines? (KHC, WFC)

    According to Berkshire Hathaway's 13F for Q3, Warren Buffett initiated positions in all four major airline companies last ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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.
  1. Fintechs' Expansion Will Shatter the Status Quo (LC, SQ)

    Many fintech companies will dramatically expand their national footprint as U.S. regulators open up the sector
  2. Is Crowdfunding Your Student Loans an Option for You?

    More grads are trying to crowdfund student loans at sites such as GoFundMe. Does it work?
  3. Trump's Tax Plan Would Hit Single Parents the Hardest

    Single parents can expect a tax increase under Trump's proposed tax plan.
  4. DOL's Borzi: Fiduciary Rule Isn’t Going Away

    Phyllis Borzi, the assistant secretary of the Department of Labor and the primary architect of the fiduciary rule, says its ...
  5. What Trump Means for Emerging Markets

    Will emerging markets face long-term headwinds under a Trump administration?
  6. Technology That Helps Advisors Automate

    These technologies can help advisors increase sales and improve client service with less overhead costs.
  1. Six Things To Buy AFTER Christmas

    Waiting out the frenzy of Christmas sales could actually save you a lot of money.
  2. Can I buy a house directly from Fannie Mae (FNMA)?

    Fannie Mae (the Federal National Mortgage Association, or FNMA) is a government-sponsored enterprise established to expand ...
  3. Make Better Financial Decisions With These 3 Tips

    To make better financial decisions you need to define success, find out how others do it, make a plan, and think outside ...
  4. The Financial Advice You Need in Your 30s

    When you reach your 30s and have kids, debt and your retirement to fund, where is the best place to put your money to work?
  5. Don't Wait to Teach Your Kids About Money

    Parents should always take the initiative to teach our kids to save from an early age.
  6. FDA Greenlights Study of Ecstasy for PTSD Patients

    The controversial Ecstasy drug, MDMA, is being studied as a PTSD treatment.
  1. Trump Could Clear Dow DuPont Merger Roadblock (DOW, DD)

    Dow and Du Pont have reached price levels that could trigger major breakouts and multiyear trend advances. Now all they need ...
  2. Active Traders Turn Their Attention to Forestry (WOOD, WY)

    Strong price action on the charts of the major timber stocks suggests that 2017 could be the year for timber and related ...
  3. Buying Diamondback Stock on Pullbacks (FANG)

    FANG had a steep breakout on November 30. Is this a failed breakout or a buying opportunity?
  4. Denbury Resources Breakout Holding Up (DNR)

    DNR broke out on the OPEC news that it would limit oil production to boost prices. Buyers snapped up shares and so far, sellers ...
  5. Court Forces Coinbase Bitcoin Exchange to Give User Data to IRS

    A showdown between the popular bitcoin exchange and the IRS could have important implications for the autonomy of decentralized ...
  6. Why the U.S. Dollar Didn’t Have a Brexit-Like Sell-Off

    There has been a marked difference in the price action of the domestic currencies.
  1. 5 Common Mistakes New Investors Make

    Just starting out as an investor? Steer clear of these common slip-ups.
  2. Monsanto Declares 54-Cent Cash Dividend (MON)

    On Monday, the agriculture giant declared 54-cent per share dividend that is payable Jan. 27, 2017, to shareholders of record ...
  3. Chesapeake Unloads Haynesville Acreage (CHK)

    The Oklahoma energy company reached a $450 million deal for acreage and related assets in northern Louisiana.
  4. Behind LifeLock’s Almost 50% Rise (LOCK, SYMC)

    Symantec's $2.3 billion deal to acquire the identity and fraud protection firm will pair its declining PC sales with LifeLock's ...
  5. Southwest Domestic Flights to Use Amadeus Reservation System (LUV)

    Southwest is shifting to a new domestic reservation system to improve business.
  6. Virgin America, Delta Rank Highest in Healthy Airline Food (VA, DAL)

    An annual study out of the NYC Food Policy Center ranks airlines in order of the healthiness of their airline food.
  1. Monsanto Declares 54-Cent Cash Dividend (MON)

    On Monday, the agriculture giant declared 54-cent per share dividend that is payable Jan. 27, 2017, to shareholders of record ...
  2. Chesapeake Unloads Haynesville Acreage (CHK)

    The Oklahoma energy company reached a $450 million deal for acreage and related assets in northern Louisiana.
  3. Behind LifeLock’s Almost 50% Rise (LOCK, SYMC)

    Symantec's $2.3 billion deal to acquire the identity and fraud protection firm will pair its declining PC sales with LifeLock's ...
  4. Southwest Domestic Flights to Use Amadeus Reservation System (LUV)

    Southwest is shifting to a new domestic reservation system to improve business.
  5. Virgin America, Delta Rank Highest in Healthy Airline Food (VA, DAL)

    An annual study out of the NYC Food Policy Center ranks airlines in order of the healthiness of their airline food.
  6. AMD, Mentor Graphics Extend Deal (AMD, MENT)

    Advanced Micro Devices, which could be acquired in 2017, agreed to extend its partnership with Mentor Graphics -- and was ...
  1. Should You Delay Your Retirement?

    There are advantages to not retiring at age 66. And more money is not the only reason.
  2. 5 Ways to Use Your Home to Retire

    Retirement is going to cost a lot, and for homeowners who face a shortfall, their home can be a source of income. From downsizing ...
  3. 3 Reasons to Convert Your IRA to a Roth IRA

    Having an IRA is smart. Knowing when to convert it to a Roth IRA is smarter because it can give you and your heirs a welcome ...
  4. How to Adopt a Plan for Clients With Dementia

    Advisors who don't have a plan for clients with dementia can risk leaving themselves open to potential litigation or other ...
  5. Managing Your Own 401(k): Pros & Cons

    The decision to manage your 401(k) investments should not be made lightly. These pros and cons will help you determine if ...
  6. Betterment to Trump: 'Leave the Fiduciary Rule Alone'

    Robo-advisor Betterment has appealed to President-elect Trump to leave the fiduciary rule alone.
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