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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. Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers.
  2. How to Build Retirement Income with Annuities

    Annuities may provide an excellent tool when it comes to building income for retirement. Here's why.
  3. 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.
  4. 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, ...
  5. 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.
  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. Rebuilding Your Financial Future After Divorce

    Nothing kills a retirement plan like divorce. Here's how to get back on track.
  2. How to Divide a Jointly Owned Business in Divorce

    If you divorce and own a joint business, you need to decide if you will keep, close or sell it.
  3. How to Fund a New Business With a ROBS Plan

    A ROBS plan provides a unique way to fund a new business.
  4. 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?
  5. 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 ...
  6. The Business of Sports: NFL Players and Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy and NFL players: an all-too-common theme.
  1. Valuation Problems Persist for Shares of Under Armour

    Shares of Under Armour are rocketing higher today after earnings, however fundamental problems remain with valuation.
  2. 4 Stocks For a Stay-At-Home Economy (GRUB, NFLX)

    As consumers spend more time at home, companies like Sherwin-Williams and Netflix benefit.
  3. Penny Stocks to Watch for May 2017 (CYTR, DELT)

    These ten penny stocks trading on U.S. public exchanges could gain substantial ground in April 2017 and the coming months.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Central Banks' $13 Trillion Problem

    What does a $13 trillion "taper tantrum" look like? You don't want to know.
  1. Wal-Mart Slashes Money Transfer Prices

    The retail giant reduced the cost of domestic money transfer via its Walmart2Walmart service.
  2. U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Anthem Bid to Merge With Rival Cigna

    A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked health insurer Anthem Inc's bid to merge with Cigna, upholding a lower court's decision ...
  3. How Emerging Market Sovereign Bonds Stack Up

    The latest quarterly update of the BlackRock Sovereign Risk Index (BSRI) makes it easier for investors to determine how emerging ...
  4. Bombardier Rejects Boeing Trade Claim, Shares Slide

    Canada's Bombardier Inc hit back on Friday at rival U.S. planemaker Boeing Co's claim that it sold jets well below cost to ...
  5. Can Adidas Beat Nike as America’s Favorite Shoe?

    Reports suggest the swoosh is losing momentum, presenting an opportunity for its German rival.
  6. Musk Reveals Details About His Boring Plan

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a plan to dig tunnels beneath Los Angeles' streets.
  1. Bombardier Rejects Boeing Trade Claim, Shares Slide

    Canada's Bombardier Inc hit back on Friday at rival U.S. planemaker Boeing Co's claim that it sold jets well below cost to ...
  2. Can Adidas Beat Nike as America’s Favorite Shoe?

    Reports suggest the swoosh is losing momentum, presenting an opportunity for its German rival.
  3. Musk Reveals Details About His Boring Plan

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a plan to dig tunnels beneath Los Angeles' streets.
  4. Alibaba Earns at Least $1B in Sale of Momo Stake

    Alibaba has raked in more than $1 billion from a sale of a majority of its stake in Momo.
  5. With Obamacare in Doubt, California Asks Insurers to Double Up on Rate Filings

    Health insurers seeking regulatory approval for 2018 individual insurance plans can file two sets of premium rates as a way ...
  6. Leading Home Durables Cos. Report Q1 Results

    American manufacturers Whirlpool Corp. and and Mohawk Industries post mixed results this week.
  1. How to Use Tax Mapping to Cut Taxes in Retirement

    Use these tax-mapping moves as part of a long-term plan to reduce taxes in retirement.
  2. How to Build Retirement Income with Annuities

    Annuities may provide an excellent tool when it comes to building income for retirement. Here's why.
  3. 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.
  4. Don't Retire Early - Change Careers Instead

    Instead of longing for an early retirement, shoot for a mid-life career change instead.
  5. 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.
  6. 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, ...
  1. Failing U.S. Solar Company Begs Trump for Tariffs

    Suniva claims cheap imports are hurting the U.S. solar industry.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 ...
  4. How Fintech Is Disrupting Wealth Management

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

    Removing Title II regulations and the "general conduct" standards from FCC provisions is on the agenda.
  6. 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 ...
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