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  1. Valentine’s Day Spending Drops for 2017(M, JWN)

    People will be spending substantially less this Valentine's Day, according to forecasts.
  2. Finance and Wealth Coaching for Young Adults

    Here are some wealth management ideas for young adults, and older adults too.
  3. Why People Renounce Their U.S Citizenship

    This year, the highest number of Americans ever took the irrevocable step of giving up their citizenship. Here's why.
  4. Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Here's what to watch for when negotiating a contract for a rent-to-own home – and who is a good candidate for this option.
  5. Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

    Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
  6. A Retirement Plan Option for High-Income Doctors

    The 457(b) plan allows high-earning doctors to save more for retirement than the 403(b) plan.
  1. What Will I Pay for Tax Preparation Fees?

    Tax preparation fees aren't one size fits all. What you pay will vary – depending on the complexity of your return, who does ...
  2. How Tech Helps RIAs Like Alexandria Capital Grow AUM

    Many financial firms are leveraging technology to achieve rapid growth. Here's how.
  3. Picking the Right Robo-Advisor: Webinar

    Robo-advisors are bringing financial advice to the masses and changing the face of the financial services industry for the ...
  4. 4 Risky Moves People Are Making to Buy a Home

    A new study from Owners.com suggests that Americans may be willing to make some risky moves to buy a home in 2017. Here are ...
  5. Who Killed Sears? 50 Years on the Road to Ruin

    Sears (SHLD) was once a paragon of American business. Now it is on an $8 billion losing streak. What happened?
  6. 5 Top Tax Concerns Clients May Face This Year

    Clients of advisors may have more tax issues as their financial plans become more complicated.
  1. The Best Colleges for Financial Aid

    What are the best colleges for financial aid? Are the much cheaper state schools a better choice than their private-school ...
  2. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  3. The Interest Rates: APR, APY And EAR

    When most people shop for financial products, all they focus on is the listed interest rate. Human eyes instinctively dismiss ...
  4. Auto Delinquency Rates Near 2008 Highs (F, KMX)

    Auto delinquency rates edge close to the peak reached during the height of the financial crisis, fueling speculation that ...
  5. How to Build Your Credit Score to 850

    Use these tips to increase your credit score and your ability to get low interest rates on loans.
  6. Compounding Is Important in the Later Years Too

    The power of compounding is even greater in the later years of saving for retirement.
  1. Biotech ETF Investors are Still on the Sidelines (IBB, XBI, XLV)

    Biotech ETFs are surging, but investors aren't taking the bait. Not yet, at least.
  2. Get Ready to Buy the Dip on These Strong Stocks (JCOM, GSM)

    Dip strategies allow market players to enter strong uptrends at discount prices, but the technique requires solid technical ...
  3. How Do Bitcoin Investors Combat Price Volatility? (GBTC, ARKW)

    Taking the route of systematic investing in bitcoin can help investors cope with volatility in its price.
  4. Broker or Trader: Which Career is Right For You?

    A day in the life of a broker or trader is an exciting and varied one. Find out how to decide between these two financial ...
  5. TiVo at Cusp of Big Breakout (TIVO)

    TiVo is testing 3-year resistance between $20 and $22.50 after a well-received earnings report and could hit 5-year highs ...
  6. Euro to Strengthen Against Dollar After Election Season (BAC)

    Political uncertainty abounds on both sides of the Atlantic, but once calm returns BofA sees EUR trading back to 1.10 by ...
  1. Gravity MIA After Seven Straight Up Weeks for S&P500 (AAPL, MSFT)

    Three quarters of S&P500 stocks are above their 50-day moving averages. Should investors be worried?
  2. Hasbro's Monopoly Revamps 1930s Game Pieces

    Hasbro's new Monopoly Token Madness Campaign introduces hashtags, emojis as replacements.
  3. Retail Empires Strike Back with Omnichannel Strategies (WMT, AMZN)

    Traditional retailers are working hard to offer a seamless shopping experience in order to better compete online.
  4. US Exporters In Favor of Border-Adjustment Tax (CAT, GE)

    The CEOs of Boeing, Caterpillar, GE, Pfizer and others say yes to the House Republicans' border tax plan.
  5. Elevator Music Streaming Service, Spotify-backed, Raises $22 Million

    The Swedish startup is hoping to do away with bad elevator and background music.
  6. Trevena Plunges 34% On Painkiller Results (TRVN)

    Trevena’s painkiller oliceridine beat a placebo, but faltered against morphine in a clinical study.
  1. AT&T to Lawmakers: TWX Deal Won't Hurt Competition

    AT&T and Time Warner said their merger won't harm competition—not every senator is convinced.
  2. Softbank: Would Give Up Sprint for T-Mobile Deal

    Sprint parent Softbank is reportedly willing to give up majority control for a deal on T-Mobile.
  3. Philips Monitoring System Gets FDA Clearance (PHG)

    Philips got FDA clearance for an in-patient continuous monitoring system.
  4. Macy's Initiatives Could Send Stock Higher (M)

    Macy's has attracted unusual buying interest despite lower share prices, in anticipation that activist shareholders will ...
  5. Apple Files Appeal Against EU Ruling (AAPL)

    Apple claims its taxes are attributable to the U.S., not Ireland. It also wants reimbursement from the EU for charges related ...
  6. In Korea, Costco to Sell 100% U.S. Beef (COST)

    Costco is the world's largest seller of beef and it might soon produce its own.
  1. Compounding Is Important in the Later Years Too

    The power of compounding is even greater in the later years of saving for retirement.
  2. 4 Risky Moves People Are Making to Buy a Home

    A new study from Owners.com suggests that Americans may be willing to make some risky moves to buy a home in 2017. Here are ...
  3. Explaining Types of Fixed Annuities

    Learn about this popular retirement tool, its pros and cons and how annuities work to create a guaranteed regular stream ...
  4. 10 Steps To Retire A Millionaire

    Making this dream come true takes work, but it's well worth the effort.
  5. Converting Traditional IRA Savings to a Roth IRA

    When is it a good idea to convert traditional IRA funds into Roth IRA funds? And when does it not make sense?
  6. The Priorities of Personal Finance

    Before saving everything for retirement, make sure you're living life now and have insurance in place.
  1. Retailers Step Up Shopping Experience (NKE, COH)

    Retailers like Nike, Coach and Abercrombie & Fitch are trying to lure more customers with improved store amenities.
  2. Cyber Security Threats to Move up the Agenda? (SYMC, PANW)

    A rise in government data breaches has fuelled speculation that companies with cyber security expertise will soon start to ...
  3. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

    Wealthfront has added an employee stock selling program to its platform.
  4. How Advisors Can Use Blogs to Boost Their AUM

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
  5. It's Tax Season, Are You Prepared?

    It's tax season again. Use these tips to be prepared to file and protect yourself from cybercrime.
  6. Cybersecurity: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

    Take a little extra time to review online communications and avoid becoming a cybercrime victim.
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