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  1. Planning Financially for Today and Tomorrow

    Building financial independence means taking a proactive approach. Here are three ways to do it.
  2. Investment Objective

    An investment objective is a client information form used by asset managers that aids in determining the optimal portfolio ...
  3. How to Avoid Taxation on Life Insurance Proceeds

    Decrease the value of your taxable estate and prevent the tax man from getting you one last time.
  4. What's Next For Quants

    We asked three pros what they're excited about in the future of quantitative analysis.
  5. Where to Buy a $10 Million Coin

    Vicken Yegparian shares how to buy Roman-era coins, and what piece Stack's Bowers once sold for a record $10 million.
  6. 6 Overlooked Ways to Increase Your Wealth

    It is possible to increase wealth over time by employing these lesser known strategies.
  1. Are You Too Old to Benefit from Opening a Roth IRA?

    You may not be too old to open a Roth IRA. Roth IRAs can offer significant retirement income security and tax advantages, ...
  2. Dow Theory Gores Stock Market's Bears

    Bear Hunting: The Dow Jones Transportation Average's new high is a bullish indicator
  3. Netflix's Growth Will Surge In Amazon's Shadow

    Netflix can keep growing rapidly amid rivals Amazon and Time Warner's HBO
  4. Is Netflix Stock a 'Buy' at New Highs?

    Netflix stock is at an all-time high after strong results, but weak accumulation raises the odds for a failed breakout.
  5. Best Income Investing Strategies for Retirees

    The past few years have been tough for retirees seeking income from their investments. Here are some of the best strategies ...
  6. Real Estate Rentals for Retirement Income and Building Wealth

    Renting real estate can produce passive income and tax breaks for retirees.
  1. Minimum Wage

    The minimum wage is a legally mandated price floor on hourly wages, below which non-exempt workers may not be offered or ...
  2. 6 Ways to Avoid Becoming an Identity Theft Victim

    Don't become a victim of identity theft. Take these steps to protect your identity and finances.
  3. The Beauty of Budgeting

    Whether your issue is credit card debt, student loans (or the fact that Social Security isn't rising next year), it's time ...
  4. 5 Ways to Stunt a Child's Financial Growth

    Personal finance is not covered in schools, so it's up to parents to teach kids how to manage money.
  5. Can I add my higher income spouse's name to my Roth IRA in order to raise our contribution limits?

    IRS rules prevent you from maintaining joint Roth IRA accounts. However, you may accomplish your goal of contributing larger ...
  6. Teaching Your Kids About Money

    If you want to raise financially responsible kids, it's important to start early.
  1. Netflix Stock's Big Breakout May Have More Upside

    New highs for Netflix stock on large volume points to increasing demand by institutions.
  2. Is Netflix Stock a 'Buy' at New Highs?

    Netflix stock is at an all-time high after strong results, but weak accumulation raises the odds for a failed breakout.
  3. Tesla Stock Is at Risk of a Major Breakdown

    Even Elon Musk has hinted that Tesla stock might be a bit pricey.
  4. The Top 3 Netflix Shareholders (NFLX)

    Discover the top three owners of Netflix shares, and learn how the 30-person startup grew into a global streaming network ...
  5. BlackRock Stock Breaks Down to Pivot Point Support

    BlackRock shares broke down after bearish second quarter results. Where is the stock headed over the long term?
  6. Hesitant Traders Turn Their Attention to Utilities

    Nearby support on the charts of key utilities suggests that the sector could be a good choice in the coming months.
  1. Opinion: GOP May Get Inside Help to Defang Bank Watchdog

    U.S. Republicans may get inside help to defang perhaps their least favorite bank watchdog. GOP lawmakers want to nix a key ...
  2. Chipotle Virginia Customer Tested Positive for Norovirus -Official

    Testing has confirmed norovirus in a customer who ate at the Virginia Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurant that was briefly ...
  3. Nike Stock Is Already Fully Valued At Best

    Nike doesn't deserve to trade at a premium valuation because its growth has consistently waned.
  4. 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 ...
  5. Sears Skyrockets on Amazon Alexa Deal

    Shares of the department store chain jumped 25% Thursday as investors see an opportunity.
  6. Back to School Spending May Hit Near-Record High

    Numbers are forecast to increase 10% this year, boding well for big tech and retailers.
  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. Sears Skyrockets on Amazon Alexa Deal

    Shares of the department store chain jumped 25% Thursday as investors see an opportunity.
  3. Back to School Spending May Hit Near-Record High

    Numbers are forecast to increase 10% this year, boding well for big tech and retailers.
  4. Biotech Stocks on Fire After Vertex News

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals research results ignited a strong biotech sector advance that could gain traction in coming weeks.
  5. Banks Hope to Keep Staff in London if Soft Brexit Deal Struck

    Banks which are shifting operations to avoid disruption once Britain leaves the European Union hope only a handful of people ...
  6. LPC: Conflicting Regulations Hamper CLO Risk Retention

    Two pieces of regulation designed to protect investors could make it more difficult and expensive for funds to lend to mid-sized ...
  1. Can I take my 401(k) to buy a house for my children?

    Find out how you can use your 401(k) savings to fund the purchase of a home for your children, including the basics of standard ...
  2. The Best Countries for a Secure Retirement

    When it comes to secure retirement, the U.S. isn't even in the top 10. Here's who is – and why the U.S. doesn't make the ...
  3. Are You Too Old to Benefit from Opening a Roth IRA?

    You may not be too old to open a Roth IRA. Roth IRAs can offer significant retirement income security and tax advantages, ...
  4. The Benefits of Using a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

    A thrift savings plan is a retirement savings plan that benefits federal employees.
  5. Best Income Investing Strategies for Retirees

    The past few years have been tough for retirees seeking income from their investments. Here are some of the best strategies ...
  6. Real Estate Rentals for Retirement Income and Building Wealth

    Renting real estate can produce passive income and tax breaks for retirees.
  1. Ethereum Co-Founder: Crypto World is a "Time-Bomb"

    With digital coin sales for startups topping $1.3 billion, Ethereum's co-founder thinks the process needs to slow down.
  2. ICO Hackers Steal $7 Million of Ether

    Could a recent Ether theft slow down the initial coin offering craze?
  3. Bitcoin’s Bloody Sunday Has Weeded Out the Weaklings

    Volatility is sure to continue, but a recent reversal suggests a medium-term bottom for Bitcoin.
  4. Netflix Stock's Big Breakout May Have More Upside

    New highs for Netflix stock on large volume points to increasing demand by institutions.
  5. Netflix's Rising Stock Price Boosts Hastings' Salary

    The Netflix CEO's salary, which has generous stock options baked in, rose by 39% from 2015 to 2016.
  6. Google and Amazon Take a Page From Social Media's Playbook

    Everybody loves newsfeeds. Google and Amazon have both designed new social media-inspired platforms to attract more users. ...
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