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  1. The Best Way to Leave Assets for Non-Spousal Heirs

    Save non-spousal heirs taxes on your estate by moving your assets from a qualified plan.
  2. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  3. 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 ...
  4. What Is the Most Important Financial Lesson?

    When it comes to learning lessons about your finances, it helps to think about the future.
  5. Warren Buffett Gets a Big Thank You Note from Bill Gates

    Warren Buffett's investment philosophy and deep pockets have helped shape the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  6. Family Wealth Depends on Maintaining Financial Capital

    Maintaining the financial capital of family wealth through generations can be difficult.
  1. 7 Jobs That Can’t Be Automated

    A recent report says half of the tasks currently performed by humans will one day be replaced by automation, but here are ...
  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. The Week Ahead: February 20-24, 2017 (BCS, HSBC)

    Minutes from the Fed's February meeting shouldn't offer too many surprises.
  5. 10 Tips to Boost Credit Scores for Advisors and Clients

    Properly managing credit scores can help get new loans and save a lot of money in the process.
  6. The American Recovery Act: 8 Years Later

    Eight years ago today, Obama signed the $787 billion stimulus package in the midst of the Great Recession. How has the economy ...
  1. JPM, BoA, Wells Fargo Taking Huge Fees (JPM, WFC)

    Fees disproportionately impact low and moderate income families in America.
  2. Collateralized Mortgage Obligation - CMO

    A type of mortgage-backed security in which principal repayments are organized according to their maturities and into different ...
  3. Buying A Second Home to Rent: Dos and Don'ts

    Mortgage interest rates are low, but consider these dos and don'ts before making the leap into rental property ownership.
  4. The Pros and Cons Of A 30-Year Mortgage

    It's the most popular choice, but home buyers with 30-year mortgages may be paying more to finance their home than they need ...
  5. How HELOCs Can Hurt You

    A home equity line of credit is a convenient way to borrow money. But, there are things to be cautious of so you don't get ...
  6. Comparison of a 30-Year vs. a 15-Year Mortgage

    Most homebuyers compare the monthly payments between mortgages, but what about these other points?
  1. International Market ETFs Continue Uptrend (EEM, EFA)

    ETFs that track Emerging Markets, China, Europe, Australia and the Far East continue to head higher.
  2. Banks Bag Coveted Saudi Aramco IPO Roles (JPM, MS)

    JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Morgan Stanley (MS) land lucrative roles as lead underwriters on the world’s biggest IPO.
  3. Why Investors Should Stop Watching the Indexes

    Using the Dow Jones or S&P 500 Index as benchmarks for your diversified portfolio causes problems.
  4. Dillard’s, Macy’s Try to Reverse Declines (M, DDS)

    Anchor department stores like Dillard's and Macy's are taking significant steps to curb revenue declines.
  5. Fed Minutes Suggest More Rate Hikes Coming Soon

    Labor market, robust data warrant further rate hikes, Fed says.
  6. Why Is Bitcoin's Value So Volatile?

    Bitcoin's value fluctuates due to a confluence of factors, including media hype and perceived value.
  1. Berkshire Hathaway to Report this Weekend (BRK-A, BRK-B)

    Berkshire Hathaway will release its Annual Report to shareholders on Saturday and likely discuss the attempted takeover of ...
  2. Apple Challenges Samsung for Smartphone Dominance

    Samsung had held the top spot in the smartphone market, but the impending iPhone 8 is hurting that.
  3. Incyte and UPenn Ink Cancer Research Deal (INCY)

    Incyte signed a multi-year cancer research deal with the University of Pennsylvania.
  4. Cyclacel Plunges on Leukemia Drug Failure (CYCC)

    Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals lost one-quarter of its market cap after its drug failed a late-stage study
  5. More Model 3 Details Emerge on Tesla Earnings Call (TSLA)

    Tesla said the Model 3 will have fewer "bells and whistles" but a more automated production process to enable scale.
  6. Netflix Bags Scorsese and De Niro's Latest (NFLX)

    The Hollywood legends' ninth outing together is a gangster film, a consistently successful theme in their collaboration.
  1. Netflix Bags Scorsese and De Niro's Latest (NFLX)

    The Hollywood legends' ninth outing together is a gangster film, a consistently successful theme in their collaboration.
  2. Prison Stocks Boosted by Justice Dept. Reversal of Scale Back (CXW, GEO)

    The DOJ’s reversal of the decision to scale back private prisons represents good news for prison stocks.
  3. Fed Sees Disconnect Between Volatility and Market

    Fed officials say low VIX levels fail to capture the uncertain outlook for Trump's policies
  4. Banks Push to Raise Fees Amid Debit Card War (WFC,BAC)

    Banks and retailers are preparing for battle, this time over billions in debit-card fee revenue.
  5. WayFair, Overstock Riding Online Trends (W,OSTK)

    Online home furnishing retailers like Overstock.com and Wayfair are well positioned for increases in online and discount ...
  6. IMAX Has No Growth In 2016 (IMAX)

    IMAX reported fourth quarter and full year 2016 results after the close on February 23rd. Is the stock too expensive given ...
  1. Women Need a Wealth Plan That Fits

    Women need a wealth plan that is tailored to their specific needs, not an off-the-shelf plan
  2. Thoughts for Those Investing Over the Next 10 Years

    Review your financial plan with lower assumptions to prepare for the worst in the next 10 years.
  3. 7 Counterintuitive Retirement Strategies That Work

    Seven misconceptions about retirement that you should avoid
  4. How Timing Impacts Your Retirement Portfolio Longevity

    It's crucial to have a plan in place to ensure retirement capital lasts.
  5. RMDs: How to Calculate and Make the Most of Them

    When you reach age 70.5 you will have to take required minimum distributions from qualified plans.
  6. Your Company 401(k): What Business Owners Should Know

    Business owners need to be knowledgable about the retirement plans they offer their employees.
  1. Top 5 Countries with the Most Twitter Followers

    Sweden's Twitter account @Sweden has more followers than @USA.
  2. 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.
  3. Jay Z's New Hustle: His Own Venture Capital Fund

    After some lucrative private investments, Jay Z is now looking to start his own VC fund.
  4. Snapchat Has Big Competition in China

    It would be difficult for the Snapchat app to enter the Chinese market.
  5. 6 Dangerous Moves for First-Time Investors

    First-time investors beware of these potentially disastrous decisions.
  6. Cadre

    Cadre employs a sophisticated platform for users to manage the real estate investment process.
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