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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

    Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
  4. 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.
  5. True Family Wealth Is Built With These Components

    There is more to building family wealth than financial capital.
  6. Quant Funds Are Some of the World's Best

    LCH Investments' recent annual survey reveals that computer-based hedge funds are outpatcing their traditional rivals.
  1. 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 ...
  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. 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?
  4. 5 Top Tax Concerns Clients May Face This Year

    Clients of advisors may have more tax issues as their financial plans become more complicated.
  5. Making Money with Managed Futures Funds

    Managed futures funds can be lucrative, but investors should be wary of incurring hidden costs. Ask for a clear explanation ...
  6. The Top 3 Growth Avenues for Advisors in 2017

    These are three options advisors have when considering the future growth of their business.
  1. 5 Things to Teach Your Teen About Money

    Use these questions to have a successful discussion with your teen about financial security.
  2. 5 Things You Shouldn't Tell Your Mortgage Broker

    Applying for a mortgage can be a strenuous process. Here are five things to avoid doing when meeting with your mortgage broker. ...
  3. Watch Out for "Junk" Mortgage Fees

    So many fees are tacked onto a mortgage, that it's easy to pay more than you have to.
  4. Can the Banking Industry Defend Itself Against Alternative Lending?

    If it learns to embrace fintech like its non-bank competitors have done.
  5. The 9 Things You Should Never Pack

    Chainsaws are illegal if you pack them in a carry-on. Here's what you can bring (and should leave at home).
  6. Trumped-Up Bank Shares Aided by Cost Savings (GS, JPM)

    While bank shares have been riding high on Trumped-up expectations, revenue growth is not the only reason to be optimistic ...
  1. Alexion Pharmaceuticals on the Recovery Trail (ALXN)

    A healthy buy-the-news reaction to a mixed quarterly report could signal the end of the long Alexion Pharmaceuticals downtrend. ...
  2. Watch These Bullish Oil ETFs (XOP, XLE)

    Price patterns and seasonality are indicating several bullish months for the price of oil. Here are ways to capitalize. (XOP,XLE)
  3. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  4. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  5. Flows to Apple ETFs are Mixed (AAPL,XLK,QQQ,IYW)

    Apple stock is soaring, but flows to Apple-heavy ETFs are mixed.
  6. Is There a Trade War on the Horizon?

    Fierce resistance to President Trump’s plans to impose a border tax suggest that the U.S. may eventually walk away from the ...
  1. Food Giants Pour Money into Startups (GIS, K)

    Big food companies are investing a ton of money into startups, will the strategy of innovation work?
  2. Why Global Risk Is Falling for Investors

    Global risks are falling across the global economy as optimism increases in the U.S., Asia and Europe
  3. Uber's Race to Catch Asian Rivals May Hurt Profits

    Motorcycle Taxis: Since withdrawing from China, Uber has continued to struggle in Asia
  4. Why Are Safe Haven Assets Disappearing?

    The push for safer trading is sharply reducing the supply of safe haven assets, experts say.
  5. High Defaults Hammer Online Loan Investors (LC, ONDK)

    Companies that invest in the debt of online lenders are suffering lower returns as defaults rise.
  6. Diamondback Fails to Break Out of Base (FANG)

    FANG reported strong fourth-quarter earnings and revenue.
  1. Snapchat Has Big Competition in China

    It would be difficult for the Snapchat app to enter the Chinese market.
  2. Heineken’s Taverns Takeover Faces Inquiry

    The acquisition would make the Dutch brewery the U.K.'s third-largest pub group.
  3. Dividend Hike on the Way at Home Depot (HD)

    Home Depot could hike its dividend by 14.5% next week. The HD dividend looks safe, but Lowe's looks safer.
  4. Goldman Sachs Cuts Stake in Whole Foods (WFM)

    The reduction comes as the grocer struggles to grow sales, with the organic and natural food market becoming more competitive.
  5. Did Broadcom Just Break Out? (AVGO)

    Shares of Broadcom are rising today after positive comments from JP Morgan.
  6. General Mills Lowers Sales Outlook, Shares Fall

    The company expects sales to decline 4% this year due to a weak outlook for yogurt and soup.
  1. 10 Steps To Retire A Millionaire

    Making this dream come true takes work, but it's well worth the effort.
  2. 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?
  3. The Priorities of Personal Finance

    Before saving everything for retirement, make sure you're living life now and have insurance in place.
  4. What Do You Need to Know About Annuities?

    There are varying views on annuities. Use this basic information to draw your own conclusions.
  5. Things Nursing Homes Are Not Allowed to Do

    Nursing home residents just got new safeguards to their rights – rights they aren't suppose to lose when entering a facility.
  6. Generation X (Gen X)

    Generation X, or Gen X, is the name given to the generation of Americans born between 1961 and 1980. Generation X follows ...
  1. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

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

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
  3. 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.
  4. Cybersecurity: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

    Take a little extra time to review online communications and avoid becoming a cybercrime victim.
  5. 2016 SEC Enforcement Cases: The Year in Review

    The SEC set a new record in 2016 for the number of enforcement actions it brought.
  6. H&R Block Gets IBM's Watson for Your Taxes (HRB, IBM)

    Can IBM’s Watson help with your taxes? H&R Block is betting that the famed artificial intelligence solution will increase ...
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