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  1. 4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child

    Your instincts may be generous, but handing over the house may not be the best financial plan for you – or your child.
  2. How to Avoid Common Middle-Class Money Traps

    Spending is inevitable, but by budgeting carefully, families can enjoy financial security while dodging unnecessary stress ...
  3. Top 10 Executives Dedicated to Social Impact

    These 10 CEOs work hard to make a difference in people's lives.
  4. Proposed Conn. 19% Hedge Fund Tax Could Drive Out Ultra-Wealthy

    Elected leaders from Connecticut have voiced opposition to a bill requiring a 19% tax on hedge funds.
  5. The Top 3 Financial Mistakes Couples Make

    Money is one of the top reasons couples argue. Here are the major issues advisors need to be aware of to help couples avoid ...
  6. Amex vs. Chase vs. Citi: Who Has the Best Rewards Points?

    Credit card rewards points aren't all created equal; some yield better benefits. How American Express, Citi, and Chase stack ...
  1. How a Revocable Living Trust Makes Your Executor’s Job Easier

    Establish a revocable living trust to give you peace of mind and avoid probate. The executor of your will’s job will be easier, ...
  2. Why Fed May Take a Summer Breather on Rate Hikes

    The Fed will probably raise rates twice late in 2017 before trimming its portfolio, BofA says.
  3. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  4. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  5. How to Create a Plan to Deal with College Debt

    The worst thing to do with college debt is to ignore it. The best way to start tackling it is with a clear roadmap to financial ...
  6. Why Bondholders Should Manage Duration Risk

    Bonds and bond funds are fixed-income investments, but their duration, combined with changes to interest rates, can lead ...
  1. Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite vs. Platinum vs. Sapphire Reserve

    The brand-new U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite credit card targets Platinum and Sapphire Reserve. Which is best?
  2. The Nation’s Healthiest and Unhealthiest Housing Markets

    Nobody can dispute that the housing market has come back, but the recovery has been uneven. Here are the healthiest and unhealthiest ...
  3. The Business of Sports: NFL Players and Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy and NFL players: an all-too-common theme.
  4. 6 Steps to Becoming a Real Estate Agent

    Get a head start in the real estate business by following these six steps.
  5. How to Retire as a Millionaire Without a 401(k)

    Can you retire as a millionaire without a 401(k) plan? It may not be easy, but it isn't impossible if you know where to invest ...
  6. What Americans Didn’t Learn from the Last Financial Crisis

    Americans may finally feel better about the economy, but too many are unprepared for the possibility of another financial ...
  1. Penny Stocks to Watch for April 2017 (ATRS, WRN)

    Many U.S. stocks posted March highs. Here are the top penny stocks to watch as of March 2017.
  2. Barnes & Noble Gets Fifth CEO In Four Years (BKS)

    Demos Parneros takes the helm of the ailing bookstore chain, hoping to revive it with unique shopping experiences.
  3. Central Banks' $13 Trillion Problem

    What does a $13 trillion "taper tantrum" look like? You don't want to know.
  4. Is Twitter Poised for a Turnaround? (TWTR)

    Twitter's stock soared after a favorable earnings report, but is this the start of a long-term turnaround or just a short ...
  5. Russian Stocks Heading Toward Breakout Levels (RSX, RSXJ)

    After strong rallies in 2016, Russian stock ETFs are consolidating and could break out again. (RSX, RSXJ)
  6. Can Chipotle Regain Its Past Glory? (CMG)

    Chipotle beat analyst estimates for revenue and earnings, but the technical picture may be a little more cloudy.
  1. Used-Car Retailer Carvana's Shares Skid in Debut

    Shares of Carvana Co, which uses vending machine-like towers to sell used cars, plunged as much as 17 percent in their debut ...
  2. Tour Legendary Investor Jack Bogle's Office

    Legendary investor Jack Bogle takes Investopedia on a tour of his historic office at Vanguard.
  3. Ralph Acampora on Dow Theory

    Legendary technical analyst Ralph Acampora talks Dow Theory with JC Parets.
  4. Google's Search for Non-Ad Revenue Puts Spotlight on Cloud, Pixel

    Alphabet Inc's non-advertising business, which houses its cloud unit, Pixel smartphones and the Play store, has long been ...
  5. LPC: US Loan Market Welcomes M&A Surge

    US companies have lined up at least US$42.5bn of loans to back a flurry of mergers in sectors ranging from healthcare to ...
  6. Citi Sees ‘Premiumization’ in Pet Food Category

    Report says ‘humanization’ of household pets Is good news for these companies.
  1. Tour Legendary Investor Jack Bogle's Office

    Legendary investor Jack Bogle takes Investopedia on a tour of his historic office at Vanguard.
  2. Ralph Acampora on Dow Theory

    Legendary technical analyst Ralph Acampora talks Dow Theory with JC Parets.
  3. Google's Search for Non-Ad Revenue Puts Spotlight on Cloud, Pixel

    Alphabet Inc's non-advertising business, which houses its cloud unit, Pixel smartphones and the Play store, has long been ...
  4. LPC: US Loan Market Welcomes M&A Surge

    US companies have lined up at least US$42.5bn of loans to back a flurry of mergers in sectors ranging from healthcare to ...
  5. Citi Sees ‘Premiumization’ in Pet Food Category

    Report says ‘humanization’ of household pets Is good news for these companies.
  6. Booming Sterling Market Shakes Off Central Bank Exit

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  1. How to Build Retirement Income with Annuities

    Annuities may provide an excellent tool when it comes to building income for retirement. Here's why.
  2. Top 3 Retirement Savings Tips For 55- To 64-Year-Olds

    Find ways to save money and increase your nest egg for the fast-approaching golden years.
  3. Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead.
  4. Financial Planning for Gen X and Millennials

    Gen X and Gen Y to need to get their finances in order, so here are some tips to get started.
  5. How a Revocable Living Trust Makes Your Executor’s Job Easier

    Establish a revocable living trust to give you peace of mind and avoid probate. The executor of your will’s job will be easier, ...
  6. 401(k) Alternatives for High-Income Earners

    One downside to earning more is a higher tax rate on your 401(k) distributions. Here's how high-earners can minimize that ...
  1. Wealthfront Review 2017: Fees and Investment Facts

    Wealthfront is one of the premier robo-advisors. Here's a breakdown on the brokerage's fees and features.
  2. Tesla Auto-Brakes Return After Consumer Reports Rating Cut (TSLA)

    Tesla finally restores automatic emergency braking and blind spot warning software, but not in time to avert criticism from ...
  3. How Fintech Is Disrupting Wealth Management

    Fintech's disruption of wealth management is good news for advisors who choose to adapt.
  4. FCC Chairman Fires Opening Salvo Against Net Neutrality

    Removing Title II regulations and the "general conduct" standards from FCC provisions is on the agenda.
  5. Facebook, Google Dominate as Mobile Ad Spending Hits Record High (GOOG, FB)

    The two tech giants reportedly captured over three-quarters of advertising spend in 2016, in what was a record year for digital ...
  6. Spotify May Be Getting Into Hardware (AAPL, GOOG)

    The music-streaming service has advertised for hardware product development positions.
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