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  1. Why People Renounce Their U.S Citizenship

    This year, the highest number of Americans ever took the irrevocable step of giving up their citizenship. Here's why.
  2. Rent-To-Own Homes: How The Process Works

    Here's what to watch for when negotiating a contract for a rent-to-own home – and who is a good candidate for this option.
  3. Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

    Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
  4. A Retirement Plan Option for High-Income Doctors

    The 457(b) plan allows high-earning doctors to save more for retirement than the 403(b) plan.
  5. True Family Wealth Is Built With These Components

    There is more to building family wealth than financial capital.
  6. Quant Funds Are Some of the World's Best

    LCH Investments' recent annual survey reveals that computer-based hedge funds are outpatcing their traditional rivals.
  1. 5 Top Tax Concerns Clients May Face This Year

    Clients of advisors may have more tax issues as their financial plans become more complicated.
  2. 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 ...
  3. The Top 3 Growth Avenues for Advisors in 2017

    These are three options advisors have when considering the future growth of their business.
  4. What Should Investors Expect From Markets in 2017?

    A Q&A with Mark Okada, CIO and Co-Founder of Highland Capital Management, on his investment outlook.
  5. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  6. Redtail Technology

    Redtail firm provides advisors with web-based software that allows them to manage their client base.
  1. Trumped-Up Bank Shares Aided by Cost Savings (GS, JPM)

    While bank shares have been riding high on Trumped-up expectations, revenue growth is not the only reason to be optimistic ...
  2. Mortgage

    A debt instrument, secured by the collateral of specified real estate property, that the borrower is obliged to pay back ...
  3. 4 Risky Moves People Are Making to Buy a Home

    A new study from Owners.com suggests that Americans may be willing to make some risky moves to buy a home in 2017. Here are ...
  4. 9 Gentrifying Neighborhoods in the Bay Area

    There are a number of gentrifying neighborhoods in the Bay Area, which is home to some of the highest rents and home prices ...
  5. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  6. 5 Things Debt Collectors Are Forbidden To Do

    You may owe money, but you still have rights. Know what's illegal.
  1. Timeshares: Dream Vacation or Money Pit?

    This popular real estate product has its advantages, but don't expect to make a profit.
  2. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  3. Flows to Apple ETFs are Mixed (AAPL,XLK,QQQ,IYW)

    Apple stock is soaring, but flows to Apple-heavy ETFs are mixed.
  4. Is There a Trade War on the Horizon?

    Fierce resistance to President Trump’s plans to impose a border tax suggest that the U.S. may eventually walk away from the ...
  5. Mattel Targets Chinese Consumers With Alibaba Deal (MAT, BABA)

    Mattel and Alibaba join forces to tap into the toy market in China.
  6. Two Retail Superstars Face February Reality Checks (ROST, TJX)

    Discount retailers Ross Stores and TJ Maxx report earnings in February, with unrealistically high expectations raising odds ...
  1. Cisco Rival Arista Stock Climbs on Q4 Beat

    The cloud networking firm posts a 34% sales increase despite a two-year legal battle with Cisco.
  2. What Investors Don’t Know About How Trump Will Transform the Fed

    Trump's likely FOMC appointees would represent a dramatic hawkish shift in policy.
  3. T-Mobile 4G Network Coverage Gap Narrowing

    One knock on T-Mobile is that it lacks the same coverage as Verizon, but that may be changing.
  4. Coca-Cola Evolves Popular Loyalty Program

    Going digital, customers will no longer manually enter codes for the My Coke Rewards program.
  5. Google Cuts Back on Project Loon Despite Breakthrough (GOOG)

    Google can do more with less using new technology and AI software, which could help the division achieve profitability faster.
  6. Ziopharm 4Q Loss 11 Cents a Share (ZIOP)

    Ziopharm's fourth quarter loss was in line with analyst estimates.
  1. Google Cuts Back on Project Loon Despite Breakthrough (GOOG)

    Google can do more with less using new technology and AI software, which could help the division achieve profitability faster.
  2. Ziopharm 4Q Loss 11 Cents a Share (ZIOP)

    Ziopharm's fourth quarter loss was in line with analyst estimates.
  3. Unlimited Data Offers Mean New Carrier Price War

    All four leading wireless carriers are now offering unlimited plans, ushering in a new price war.
  4. Court Rules Against Berkeley In CRISPR Patent Case (CRSP)

    UC Berkeley suffered a major setback in CRISPR patent infringement lawsuit against MIT and Harvard.
  5. Florida Man Plots to Blow Up Target Stores For Profit (TGT)

    A Florida sex offender has been arrested in a bizarre plot to force the shares of Target lower by bombing the stores of the ...
  6. Cryolife 4Q Revenues Missed Street Estimates (CRY)

    Cryolife missed 4Q revenue estimates, and predicted a modest increase in 2017 revenues.
  1. Things Nursing Homes Are Not Allowed to Do

    Nursing home residents just got new safeguards to their rights – rights they aren't suppose to lose when entering a facility.
  2. Generation X (Gen X)

    Generation X, or Gen X, is the name given to the generation of Americans born between 1961 and 1980. Generation X follows ...
  3. Retirement: The Most Expensive Purchase You’ll Make in Your Life

    Most Americans know that saving for retirement is important. So why aren't they saving more?
  4. How Retirees Should Think About Investing

    Older households are still rebuilding their assets in a post-recession environment. Learn how to think about the task during ...
  5. What Is the Most Important Financial Lesson?

    When it comes to learning lessons about your finances, it helps to think about the future.
  6. Are My Social Security Benefits Taxable?

    If, and how much, your social security benefits are taxed depends on your income and where you live.
  1. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

    Wealthfront has added an employee stock selling program to its platform.
  2. How Advisors Can Use Blogs to Boost Their AUM

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
  3. It's Tax Season, Are You Prepared?

    It's tax season again. Use these tips to be prepared to file and protect yourself from cybercrime.
  4. Cybersecurity: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

    Take a little extra time to review online communications and avoid becoming a cybercrime victim.
  5. 2016 SEC Enforcement Cases: The Year in Review

    The SEC set a new record in 2016 for the number of enforcement actions it brought.
  6. H&R Block Gets IBM's Watson for Your Taxes (HRB, IBM)

    Can IBM’s Watson help with your taxes? H&R Block is betting that the famed artificial intelligence solution will increase ...
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