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  1. The Number of Millionaires Continues to Increase

    Global wealth growth remains weak, but the number of millionaires in high-income economies is surging.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 ...
  5. Does Your Advisor Put Your Best Interests First?

    Not all CFPs operate as fiduciaries. Here's how to tell the difference.
  6. Use Insurance to Protect Your Assets from Creditors

    Here's how carrying the proper levels of auto and umbrella insurance will keep your assets protected, no matter your net ...
  1. Advisors: 5 Things Your Blog Must Get Right

    What makes good content for financial advisor blogs? Here are some tips for turning out quality and engaging words.
  2. Why the Best Bet Is to Be Ready for the Fiduciary Rule

    Despite the opposition it faces, advisors should still plan to comply with the fiduciary rule. Here's why.
  3. Trump's Tax Cuts Not Just for Wealthy: Mnuchin

    Trump’s new Treasury secretary says tax cuts will benefit the middle class more than the wealthy.
  4. Trump’s Illusion: Why Jobs Will Flow to Mexico (UTX, CSCO)

    Mexico City: President-Elect Trump's rescue of 1,100 Carrier jobs won't stop more U.S. work from moving to Mexico
  5. 10 Tax Deductions & Benefits for the Self-Employed

    Running your own business has both personal and financial perks.
  6. Mobile Banking: How Big Banks are Innovating With Fintech

    Here's how big banks are keeping up with fintech start-ups by launching their own mobile app offerings.
  1. How Fintech Advances Are Improving Finance for All

    Financial technology companies have changed the landscape for the way we manage our financial lives. Here's what to expect ...
  2. Donald Trump's Conflicts of Interest

    Separating Trump's business and politics isn't as easy as passing control to his kids, argues Investopedia's Aaron Hankin. ...
  3. This Is the Biggest Risk to Your Retirement

    Many retirees have defined risk incorrectly, and are currently exposing themselves to the greatest risk of all, which is ...
  4. 5 Things That Will Ruin Your Retirement Monthly Budget

    Living on a fixed income is easier said than done; even well-prepared retirees are surprised at how challenging it can be. ...
  5. 7 Ways to Use a Strong Credit Score During Retirement

    Find out why it is important to maintain a good credit in retirement. Learn seven reasons not to leave your credit score ...
  6. What You Need to Know About an Emergency Fund

    Life often gets in the way of perfectly planned out savings. Here are a few tips on how to establish an emergency fund.
  1. A Strategy for Investing in Comstock (CRK)

    CRK did not break out dramatically like some energy stocks when OPEC announced production limits, but this could be good ...
  2. Marathon, Devon, WPX Break Out and Fall (MRO, DVN)

    In a rare bit of synchronization, Marathon, Devon and WPX flashed identical warnings on their charts. Then they broke out ...
  3. Penny Stocks to Watch for December 2016 (GGB)

    These five penny stocks trading on U.S. public exchanges could gain substantial ground in coming months.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  1. Vanguard's John Bogle on the 40th Anniversary of Index Funds

    In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Vanguard's John Bogle reflects on the birth of the index fund and where the industry ...
  2. Army Corps of Engineers Halts Dakota Access Pipeline (ETP, SXL)

    The Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline, halting ...
  3. Harman Buoyed by Samsung’s $8B Buyout (HAR)

    Aided by Samsung’s $8 billion all-cash buyout, Harman expanded its automotive electronics presence and its stocks gained ...
  4. Susquehanna Rates Western Digital a Buy (WDC)

    With the first analyst day in four years approaching for Western Digital, analysts are issuing new stock ratings and price ...
  5. What Is an Interval Fund?

    Interval funds provide high yield in exchange for illiquidity and high fees. They are not for everyone. Find out here if ...
  6. Vetr Upgrades Rating of IBM Shares (IBM)

    Vetr on Thursday set a price target of $166.23 for International Business Machines Corp. shares.
  1. Zacks Reduces Rating of Adobe Systems (ADBE)

    Zacks Investment Research has lowered its rating of Adobe Systems Inc. shares from Hold to Sell.
  2. Is Starbucks Reserve Roastery a Winner? (SBUX)

    The new "upscale" addition to the Starbucks chain will be opening more locations around the world. Will it succeed?
  3. Oracle Trades Below 200-Day Moving Average (ORCL)

    Following its acquisition of cloud-computing giant NetSuite Inc., Oracle stock has fallen below a key technical metric that ...
  4. There Is Nothing Wrong With Starbucks (SBUX)

    A departing CEO and being vocal on political issues has not (and will not) affect the company in the long run.
  5. Can This Chinese Search Giant Rebound? (BIDU)

    After two major scandals rocked Chinese search giant Baidu in 2016, the stock is trading at an attractive level compared ...
  6. Smartwatches Dip as Fitbit Pursues Pebble (FIT)

    IDC found that sales of wearable fitness devices climbed in the third quarter, but smartwatches are seeing a decline in demand. ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. Long-Term Care Insurance: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Is it a good idea to have a long-term care policy? Here is some data to help you decide.
  3. How to Save Your First $100,000

    Tips on how to save your first 100k.
  4. 10 Ways to Cut Spending Before Retirement

    If your retirement income is less than you planned for, here is a list of ways to plan a new budget.
  5. Tips for Baby Boomers Who Are Ready to Retire

    For those nearing their retirement date, here are a few things that should be organized in the years prior.
  6. 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 ...
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