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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. 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.
  2. Share Your Future Income for College Tuition?

    As college tuition mounts, the idea of income-sharing agreements is becoming a more viable option for many.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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
  5. Uber's Race to Catch Asian Rivals May Hurt Profits

    Motorcycle Taxis: Since withdrawing from China, Uber has continued to struggle in Asia
  6. The Week Ahead: February 20-24, 2017 (BCS, HSBC)

    Minutes from the Fed's February meeting shouldn't offer too many surprises.
  1. Open Banking

    Open Banking is a system that provides a user with a network of financial institutions’ data through the use of application ...
  2. JPM, BoA, Wells Fargo Taking Huge Fees (JPM, WFC)

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

    A type of mortgage-backed security in which principal repayments are organized according to their maturities and into different ...
  4. 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.
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  1. 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.
  2. When Investing in Gold, Context Is Key

    No market need more context right now than gold for investors to be successful.
  3. Gold ETF Closes in on 200-Day Moving Average (GLD)

    The largest gold ETF is close to making an important technical move.
  4. 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 ...
  5. Hormel, Tyson Hold Dominant Positions (HRL,TSN)

    Hormel and Tyson have faced a few recent setbacks, but still hold on to their dominant positions in the processed food industry.
  6. Why Bitcoin Just Hit an All-Time High

    What drives the value of a currency that no tax authority and hardly any retailers accept?
  1. RBC Could Sell Asia Wealth Businesses (RY)

    Royal Bank of Canada may pull up stakes in Asia, where profitability lacks scale for the financial institution.
  2. Pros and Cons of VA Loan Down Payments

    Are making VA loan down payments when buying a home a good idea? Why put money down when you don’t have to? Let’s take a ...
  3. New CEO: Coca-Cola Has 'Outgrown' Namesake Drink

    Coke's support of WHO standards falls in line with larger initiative to reshape its health image.
  4. Top 5 Gold ETFs for 2017

    Gold ETFs offer a convenient way to take advantage of the volatility of the precious metals market.
  5. J.C. Penney to Close Up to 140 Stores (JCP)

    In a plan to spruce up its brand, J.C. Penney says it will shutter up to 140 locations.
  6. Acadia Pharmaceuticals' Q4 Preview (ACAD)

    Acadia reports fourth quarter results after the closing bell on February 28th and the signs point to another beat for the ...
  1. RBC Could Sell Asia Wealth Businesses (RY)

    Royal Bank of Canada may pull up stakes in Asia, where profitability lacks scale for the financial institution.
  2. New CEO: Coca-Cola Has 'Outgrown' Namesake Drink

    Coke's support of WHO standards falls in line with larger initiative to reshape its health image.
  3. J.C. Penney to Close Up to 140 Stores (JCP)

    In a plan to spruce up its brand, J.C. Penney says it will shutter up to 140 locations.
  4. Acadia Pharmaceuticals' Q4 Preview (ACAD)

    Acadia reports fourth quarter results after the closing bell on February 28th and the signs point to another beat for the ...
  5. Retailers Gain on Ecommerce, Discount Channels

    Nordstrom's Q4 beat is lifted by ecommerce and Nordstrom Rack strength; Gap shows progress.
  6. Weibo, Sina Results Beat Wall Street Views

    The Chinese social networks reported earnings that surpassed Wall Street views.
  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. Walmart E-Commerce Intimidating Amazon (WMT, AMZN)

    Walmart is threatening to be a tough e-commerce contender for Amazon.
  2. Why Is Bitcoin's Value So Volatile?

    Bitcoin's value fluctuates due to a confluence of factors, including media hype and perceived value.
  3. Buying a House Remotely: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Buying a home remotely can be a good option for a variety of reasons. The important thing is to find a good real estate agent ...
  4. Top 5 Countries with the Most Twitter Followers

    Sweden's Twitter account @Sweden has more followers than @USA.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
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