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  1. Retirement: Saving First Million Is the Hardest

    Once retirement savings reach $1 million, building wealth becomes much easier. Here's why.
  2. 7 Financial Lessons to Master by the Time You're 30

    Once you hit your 30s, it is time to get serious about your finances and money skills. Here are the top money lessons you ...
  3. 4 Best Personal Finance Apps as of July 2017

    Managing your money and hitting your financial goals has never been easier with these top personal finance apps.
  4. 9 Ways to Make Money with Passive Income

    It's not easy in the beginning, but you can generate passive income that increases with time.
  5. Advisors Share Their Favorite Tech Tools

    Three financial advisors share their favorite software and platforms for managing clients' portfolios and other financial ...
  6. Choosing the Right Software for a New Wealth Management Firm

    Selecting the right software for a wealth management firm involves several key considerations.
  1. Stock Buybacks: A Good Thing or Not?

    In recent years, the value of stock buybacks has come into question. Here we break down the trend and weigh the pros and ...
  2. Biotech Stocks on Fire After Vertex News

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals research results ignited a strong biotech sector advance that could gain traction in coming weeks.
  3. Microsoft Stock Reaches 52-Week Highs After Baidu Deal

    Microsoft shares broke out from key resistance to new highs ahead of fourth quarter earnings.
  4. Facebook Stock Breaks Out From Key Resistance

    Facebook shares hit all-time highs as the company looks to test subscription-based news products.
  5. Are dividends the best way to make money for retirement?

    Using dividends for retirement income can provide a hedge against a variety of risks, but investors need to be aware of the ...
  6. Biotech Stocks On Verge Of Next Major Move Up

    A biotech breakout may be fueled by positive medical data and earnings
  1. Tips for Advisors Who Retire & Sell Their Practice

    Many financial advisors are leading a practice without ideas about how it will continue after they retire. Here are a few ...
  2. How to Attract and Retain Millennial Advisors for Your Practice

    Practices looking to attract and retain Millennial advisors should consider these tips.
  3. Can I get both military and Social Security benefits?

    Learn how it's possible to receive both Social Security benefits and a military pension in retirement, and how retirement ...
  4. Can a checking account affect your credit score?

    Find out if having a checking account can have a negative impact on your credit report. Generally, it doesn't, but there ...
  5. Avoid Money Worries With Proper Planning - Part 4

    The final stage of retirement planning involves meeting and maintaining your goals.
  6. 4 Simple Actions to Achieve Financial Safety

    Performing these four activities can help build a lifetime of financial safety.
  1. Facebook Stock Breaks Out From Key Resistance

    Facebook shares hit all-time highs as the company looks to test subscription-based news products.
  2. Rounded Bottom Could Mean a Rally for These Stocks

    These stocks are showing a rounded bottom – a powerful pattern that often goes unnoticed until it is too late.
  3. Health Carrier Stocks Need to Hold These Levels

    Health insurance carriers are starting to show technical cracks that could trigger steep declines if the ACA system collapses.
  4. JPMorgan and Citigroup Stocks Could Hit New Highs

    Bull flags are forming for JPMorgan and Citigroup stock.
  5. Chipotle Stock Falls to Critical Support After Illness

    Chipotle shares declined after customers fell ill at a Virginia restaurant, but analysts are divided on the long-term implications.
  6. Harley-Davidson Stock Headed for New Lows After Profit Warning

    Harley-Davidson is rapidly losing customers, undermined by a millennial generation unmoved by the company's outlaw branding.
  1. GE Profit Falls 59 Percent; Cash Flow Up in Quarter

    General Electric Co's profit fell nearly 60 percent in the second quarter, largely due to the sale of its appliances business, ...
  2. Autoliv Shares Hit as Outlook Deteriorates

    Swedish auto safety gear maker Autoliv halved its underlying full-year growth forecast on Friday on the back of weaker car ...
  3. Is the Equity Market Overly Concentrated?

    Explore the potential impact concentration could have on the valuations of leading companies.
  4. Check Current Economic Conditions Before Investing

    Talking about economic conditions may not be entertaining, but it is beneficial to your investments.
  5. Why Employees Need an Investment Policy Statement

    Here's why having an investment policy statement is helpful if you have equity compensation.
  6. 3 Ways to Prepare for a Market Downturn

    No one knows when a market downturn will occur or how long it will last, so it pays to be prepared.
  1. Is the Equity Market Overly Concentrated?

    Explore the potential impact concentration could have on the valuations of leading companies.
  2. S&P 500 Stealth Outperformers: Consumer

    Consumer discretionary stocks, like tech stocks, have outperformed the S&P 500 as a whole.
  3. Opinion: Toshiba’s Swiss Cast-Off Pits Hope Over Experience

    One man’s loss can be another man's gain. This may be the rationale behind the strong demand for shares in Swiss engineering ...
  4. Opinion: Buyout Firms Bet $3.7 Bln on Fintech’s Dicier Side

    Private equity groups are rushing to bet on financial technology. Permira, Advent and Bain have all recently announced acquisitions ...
  5. Permira Joins Payments Rush by Buying Into Sweden's Klarna

    Private equity group Permira has bought a stake of at least 10 percent in payments firm Klarna, one of Europe's most highly ...
  6. Vodafone Leads Britain's FTSE Higher, Bid Boosts Mid Cap Paysafe

    UK shares rose on Friday, led by a rise in Vodafone's shares and gains among commodity stocks as blue chips headed for their ...
  1. I'm about to retire. If I pay off my mortgage with after-tax money I have saved, I can save 6.5%. Should I do this?

    Only you and your financial advisor, family, accountant, etc. can answer the "should I?" question because there are many ...
  2. My wife and I both converted our Traditional IRAs to Roth IRAs over a decade ago and have invested the maximum allowed each year since. We're buying our first home soon. Do we both qualify for one-time, tax-free, $10,000 distributions?

    You and your spouse each qualify for a penalty-free distribution of up to $10,000 for the purchase, acquisition or construction ...
  3. Is a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) a qualified retirement plan?

    Take advantage of the government's retirement plan for employees with the Thrift Savings Plan. As with a 401(k), contributions ...
  4. Who manages the assets in a Roth 401(k) account?

    Learn how to personally manage the assets in your Roth 401(k) plan and determine the best options available to help meet ...
  5. Can I get both military and Social Security benefits?

    Learn how it's possible to receive both Social Security benefits and a military pension in retirement, and how retirement ...
  6. How do Pay As You Go pension plans work?

    Learn how pay-as-you-go pension plans are different than fully funded pension plans and why some government plans are running ...
  1. Billionaires Making the Shift to Cryptocurrency Investments

    More and more wealthy individuals are exploring the possibilities in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency realm.
  2. Bitcoin Beats Fine China on Wedding Registries in the U.S.

    Young couples getting married are asking for the digital currency more often than traditional gifts like fine China.
  3. Who is Erik Finman, the Bitcoin Millionaire Teenager?

    Erik Finman made millions off of an investment in Bitcoin. Now he is skeptical about the future of Ethereum.
  4. Could Blockchain Really Have Better Security Than Banks?

    Some experts believe adopting security measures used by banks could help to strengthen the viability of blockchain technology. ...
  5. Analyzing Netflix's Spending on Content

    An accounting document released by Netflix provides a peek into content spending and amortization.
  6. Facebook Is Launching a Subscription News Product

    The social network had problems with publishers earlier this year and is mending fences to drive more revenue toward them.
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