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  1. Switzerland Tops World Wealth Ranking (Again)

    By average and median, the Swiss are the wealthiest in the world.
  2. The Number of Millionaires Continues to Increase

    Global wealth growth remains weak, but the number of millionaires in high-income economies is surging.
  3. Buying a House in the Philippines: A How-To Guide

    Foreign-ownership regulations make it a little tricky, but plan right and you can have a home in paradise.
  4. Four Underrated Stocks That Big Investors Bought in Q3 (AR, AMSG)

    13F filings revealed several stocks that major investors were buying but which might have passed by the general public.
  5. 4 Things Millennials Need to Know About Economics

    Millennials are just entering their prime working years, but we face economic problems that are nearly unprecedented in world ...
  6. Does Your Advisor Put Your Best Interests First?

    Not all CFPs operate as fiduciaries. Here's how to tell the difference.
  1. Indie BDs: Trump Should Drop the Fiduciary Rule

    A majority of independent broker-dealers want Trump to repeal the fiduciary rule, a recent survey reveals.
  2. Why Are So Few Women in Investing?

    Women asset managers are more likely to be a CFA and tend to outperform. So why are there so few women in the asset management ...
  3. PBGC to Start Reuniting Lost 401(k)s With Owners

    The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation will extend its program to recover lost pension plans to include defined contribution ...
  4. Lawsuits Aim to Overturn DOL's Fiduciary Rule

    Five lawsuits have aimed to overturn the DOL fiduciary rule introduced earlier this year. This is an overview of the complaints ...
  5. How to Increase ROI with Financial Planning Software

    Here are five strategies to increase ROI via financial planning software in the wake of the fiduciary rule.
  6. China's Cash Flood Into American Unicorns

    The Hunt for Unicorns: China venture capitalists are accelerating their investments in U.S. startups. They may want to rethink ...
  1. The Financial Advice You Need in Your 20s

    Financial habits one establishes early on will have a deep impact on financial security down the road.
  2. Homeowner's Insurance Guide: A Beginner's Overview

    Everything new homeowners need to know about insurance to protect their residence.
  3. 5 Things to Remember About Your Credit Status

    Your credit history is a key financial diary of your life. Here are five things to consider when making sure your credit ...
  4. Personal Finance 101: Your Most Valuable Asset

    Personal finances aren’t just about saving and investing - they're about developing your human potential throughout your ...
  5. Many 401(k) Plans Are Outdated: GAO Report

    A recent GAO report indicates that many 401(k) plans are still clinging to archaic rules that hinder plan participants’ ability ...
  6. Money-Saving Ways to Give the Gift of Travel

    Travel can be the best gift of all.
  1. Britain's Royal Mint to Test Gold Trading via Blockchain (CME)

    The UK's Royal Mint is in talks to build a blockchain-based market to trade gold bullion.
  2. Germany's Central Bank Tests Blockchain-based Securities Trading

    New proof that blockchain will be the backbone of finance: Germany is testing a system to trade stocks using blockchain technology.
  3. 3 Small Caps To Fill Your Holiday Stocking (KOP, AGX)

    Small caps are overbought after the November rally but the group's broad diversity still offers unexplored opportunities.
  4. Dollar General No Bargain After Earnings Miss (DG, WMT)

    Dollar General is testing a multiyear trendline for the second time in three months after an earnings shortfall and could ...
  5. S&P 500 Price Action and Seasonality in Conflict (SPY)

    History shows December is a bullish month for the S&P 500. Though, its current price action indicates a decline is due.
  6. How Reddit Makes Money

    Reddit, the self-proclaimed “Front Page of the Internet,” celebrated its tenth anniversary last year. How does the website ...
  1. Was the Marathon Oil Breakout a Fake Out? (MRO)

    MRO attempted a breakout on the news that OPEC agreed to limit oil production. The news caused many stocks to rise for 2 ...
  2. Target’s New Store Further Proof of Strategy (TGT)

    Target will open a new smaller version of its store with the college crowd in mind.
  3. How Starbucks Makes Money (SBUX)

    Starbucks chief Howard Schultz is stepping down after 30 years as CEO; we take a closer look at this well-caffeinated American ...
  4. Shake Shack Makes the Cool List (SHAK)

    Shake Shack just barely made it on to an important Instagram list of top restaurants. Fad or not?
  5. Why the Bond Market's Rout May Get Only Bigger

    The bond market is likely to get worse as oil prices rise and if the ECB cuts its debt-purchase program
  6. Could The WPX Energy Breakout Be at Risk? (WPX)

    WPX broke out with many other energy stocks on news that OPEC had agreed to limit oil production. Two days later, the stock ...
  1. How Starbucks Makes Money (SBUX)

    Starbucks chief Howard Schultz is stepping down after 30 years as CEO; we take a closer look at this well-caffeinated American ...
  2. Shake Shack Makes the Cool List (SHAK)

    Shake Shack just barely made it on to an important Instagram list of top restaurants. Fad or not?
  3. Could The WPX Energy Breakout Be at Risk? (WPX)

    WPX broke out with many other energy stocks on news that OPEC had agreed to limit oil production. Two days later, the stock ...
  4. Caesars' Parking Fees and Potential Impact (MGM, CZR)

    Paid parking is a new trend in Las Vegas, and it could provide a reason for travelers to go elsewhere.
  5. The IoT Revolution Behind the Push for 5G

    Chipmakers, networking providers and telecom firms are investing in the backbone of the IoT revolution, set to revolutionize ...
  6. Where is Risk Appetite Going?

    Risk appetite is relatively subdued, but we see potential for a recovery.
  1. 6 IRA Tax Changes That Could Impact You Soon

    Here are several potential measures that could come before Congress in 2017 that would negatively impact the tax benefits ...
  2. How to Evaluate Your Retirement Plan

    Here are four things to consider to make sure you are financially prepared for retirement.
  3. Retirement Abroad: 5 Unexpected Foreign Cities

    If retiring abroad is your dream, here are some less well known destinations where the culture is rich; the scenery, lovely ...
  4. A Look at UBS's New SmartWealth Robo-Advisor

    Here's how UBS's robo-advisor, set to launch in the U.K. in 2017, will work.
  5. Will Trump's Win Change Low Return Assumptions?

    A prolonged bull market has many lowering their return expectations going forward. Should they under a Trump presidency?
  6. Why Indexed Annuities are Booming as VAs Wither

    Market trends and regulatory factors have led to a substantial decline in the sale of variable annuities, while indexed annuities ...
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