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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. Picking the Right Robo-Advisor: Webinar

    Robo-advisors are bringing financial advice to the masses and changing the face of the financial services industry for the ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Who Killed Sears? 50 Years on the Road to Ruin

    Sears (SHLD) was once a paragon of American business. Now it is on an $8 billion losing streak. What happened?
  4. 5 Top Tax Concerns Clients May Face This Year

    Clients of advisors may have more tax issues as their financial plans become more complicated.
  5. 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 ...
  6. The Top 3 Growth Avenues for Advisors in 2017

    These are three options advisors have when considering the future growth of their business.
  1. Mortgage Discrimination: What to Watch For (WFC,BAC,JPM)

    Mortgage discrimination, even via major banks, still exists. How to recognize its signs.
  2. How Interest Rates Work On A Mortgage

    A step-by-step explanation of the interest calculations, mortgage types, and how the loan is eventually "retired" – which ...
  3. Unemployment Rate

    The percentage of the total labor force that is unemployed but actively seeking employment and willing to work.
  4. The Indiana Jones Guide to Getting Ahead

    Follow Indy's advice to conquer the obstacles blocking your path to financial well-being.
  5. How to Invest When You're Deep in Debt

    Debt is one of the biggest obstacles that prevents people from investing - but it shouldn't be.
  6. How To Dispute a Credit Card Charge

    Follow these steps if you've been ripped off or spot an error on your bill.
  1. Three Stocks Trading Near Support (INTC, GIS)

    These stocks are trading near support, signaling a potential long trade for technical traders.
  2. Berkshire Still Looms Large for Airline ETF (JETS)

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway could buy an airline, a move that would boost this ETF.
  3. Top 5 Budgeting Questions Answered

    You don't need a degree to understand your money, begin saving and pay down debt.
  4. Bank of England Won't Remove Animal Fat from Notes, Despite Protests

    Petitions focused at the Bank of England have asked that tallow not be used to create bank notes, but were denied.
  5. Credit Suisse Offers Brighter Outlook on Europe (CS, XLF)

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  6. Chart of the Week: Global Corporate Earnings, Wind Beneath My Wings

    We explain why we see earnings improving across the globe, and highlights the markets with the most potential for further ...
  1. How Emotions Affect Your Investment Strategy

    Behavioral finance studies the emotional side of investing and its effects on investor returns.
  2. Why Are the Cayman Islands So Popular With Hedge Funds?

    Here's a recent Q&A on what makes the Cayman Islands popular with hedge funds.
  3. The Misogyny That Keeps Women From Investing

    Even though women save well, they are still hesitant to take their rightful place as investors.
  4. When Investing in Gold, Context Is Key

    No market need more context right now than gold for investors to be successful.
  5. Why Emerging Market Equities Are a Good Investment

    Here's what makes emerging market equities an attractive investment today.
  6. How to Start Investing With Just $100

    Robo-advising is a good way to start investing and take advantage of compounding interest.
  1. The Top 3 Silver Penny Stocks for 2017

    Silver's volatility is well known, but prices are on the rise again. Is now the right time to buy silver penny stocks?
  2. Department Store Earnings: Winners and Losers

    While traditional stores see downward momentum, one off-price retailer posts a earnings surprise.
  3. Realty Income Beats on Earnings, Forward Guidance Comes up Short (O)

    Realty Income Corp.'s 77 cents of FFO per share beat estimates, but 2017's earnings may be a disappointment.
  4. Toy Co. Earnings: Hasbro vs. Mattel

    Hasbro has gained against Mattel as its rebranding campaign, product diversification initiative and Disney contract win reap ...
  5. Top 4 Small-Cap Stocks for 2017

    Our picks for four small-cap stocks could have a stellar 2017, complete with summaries and growth outlooks for each company ...
  6. L Brands is Losing to Competitors (LB, AEO)

    L Brands shares are taking a beating after the company projected a weaker-than-expected outlook and a declining bra business.
  1. 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 ...
  2. Explaining Types of Fixed Annuities

    Learn about this popular retirement tool, its pros and cons and how annuities work to create a guaranteed regular stream ...
  3. 10 Steps To Retire A Millionaire

    Making this dream come true takes work, but it's well worth the effort.
  4. Converting Traditional IRA Savings to a Roth IRA

    When is it a good idea to convert traditional IRA funds into Roth IRA funds? And when does it not make sense?
  5. The Priorities of Personal Finance

    Before saving everything for retirement, make sure you're living life now and have insurance in place.
  6. What Do You Need to Know About Annuities?

    There are varying views on annuities. Use this basic information to draw your own conclusions.
  1. Mattel Targets Chinese Consumers With Alibaba Deal (MAT, BABA)

    Mattel and Alibaba join forces to tap into the toy market in China.
  2. Retailers Step Up Shopping Experience (NKE, COH)

    Retailers like Nike, Coach and Abercrombie & Fitch are trying to lure more customers with improved store amenities.
  3. Cyber Security Threats to Move up the Agenda? (SYMC, PANW)

    A rise in government data breaches has fuelled speculation that companies with cyber security expertise will soon start to ...
  4. Work at a Public Company? Here's How You Can Sell Your Stock

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

    Here's how marketing techniques like blogging can help advisors grow assets under management.
  6. 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.
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