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  1. Valentine’s Day Spending Drops for 2017(M, JWN)

    People will be spending substantially less this Valentine's Day, according to forecasts.
  2. Finance and Wealth Coaching for Young Adults

    Here are some wealth management ideas for young adults, and older adults too.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Measure Your Portfolio's Performance

    Learn three ratios that will help you evaluate your investment returns.
  6. 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.
  1. The Week Ahead: February 20-24, 2017 (BCS, HSBC)

    Minutes from the Fed's February meeting shouldn't offer too many surprises.
  2. 10 Tips to Boost Credit Scores for Advisors and Clients

    Properly managing credit scores can help get new loans and save a lot of money in the process.
  3. The American Recovery Act: 8 Years Later

    Eight years ago today, Obama signed the $787 billion stimulus package in the midst of the Great Recession. How has the economy ...
  4. The 5 Best Alternatives to Zillow & Trulia

    Understand the online real estate industry and how Zillow and Trulia are industry leaders. Learn about alternatives to Zillow ...
  5. How Retirees Should Think About Market Corrections

    Stock market corrections can be scary for retirees living off their investment income. How to cushion the blow.
  6. Cadre

    Cadre employs a sophisticated platform for users to manage the real estate investment process.
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Comparison of a 30-Year vs. a 15-Year Mortgage

    Most homebuyers compare the monthly payments between mortgages, but what about these other points?
  4. 18 Do-It-Yourself Projects to Boost Home Value

    These home upgrades can be achieved for surprisingly little money.
  5. Should I Save for Retirement or College Tuition?

    Here's some in help in deciding whether to save more for your kids' college vs. your retirement.
  6. What I Learned During the College Selection Process

    Think about your child's future career path and the various ways to pay for college before deciding.
  1. Why Investors Should Stop Watching the Indexes

    Using the Dow Jones or S&P 500 Index as benchmarks for your diversified portfolio causes problems.
  2. Dillard’s, Macy’s Try to Reverse Declines (M, DDS)

    Anchor department stores like Dillard's and Macy's are taking significant steps to curb revenue declines.
  3. Fed Minutes Suggest More Rate Hikes Coming Soon

    Labor market, robust data warrant further rate hikes, Fed says.
  4. Why Is Bitcoin's Value So Volatile?

    Bitcoin's value fluctuates due to a confluence of factors, including media hype and perceived value.
  5. Lowe's, Home Depot Up on Healthy Housing (HD, LOW)

    Home improvement retailers like Home Depot and Lowe's are enjoying strong sales thanks to a recovering housing market.
  6. Avon, Nu Skin Struggle with Revenue (AVP, NUS)

    Cosmetics manufacturers like Avon and Nu Skin can’t keep a pretty face for investors.
  1. Twitter CEO Made $7M Stock Purchase This Month

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey bought shares of the social network earlier this month, despite a poor Q4.
  2. Foot Locker Sets Confident Tone (FL, DSW)

    Foot Locker's better-than-expected quarterly results are driving investor interest in other footwear retailers.
  3. DISH, EchoStar Posts Q4 EPS That Beats Views

    DISH Networks and EchoStar posted earnings that beat views, signaling possible M&A action.
  4. Tobacco Giants Push New ‘Alternative Products’

    As many quit cigarettes, firms such as BAT are creating new products 'across the harm spectrum.'
  5. Samsung Unit to Invest $2.5B More In Vietnam

    Samsung Electronics got a license for its display unit to invest more in Vietnam to up production.
  6. HPE Plummets on Steep Revenue Miss, Weak Outlook

    Since 2015, HPE's shares have seen a 10% sales decline YOY while HP Inc.'s stock surges.
  1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. Retailers Gain on Ecommerce, Discount Channels

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

    The Chinese social networks reported earnings that surpassed Wall Street views.
  5. Cobalt Scarcity Risks Hurting Electric Auto Makers (TSLA, JCI)

    The plummeting availability of cobalt, which is used to power lithium-ion batteries, represents a major challenge for electric ...
  6. Disney Research Demonstrates Contactless Charging

    Disney Researchers demonstrated QSCR, technology that enables devices to charge wirelessly.
  1. How to Put Your Pay Raise to Work

    Put your pay raise to work and you can end up with a windfall.
  2. 6 Ways to Ruin Your Retirement

    We all look forward to one day leaving the rat race behind and enjoying our golden years. But it's not a sure thing. Check ...
  3. How Retirees Should Think About Market Corrections

    Stock market corrections can be scary for retirees living off their investment income. How to cushion the blow.
  4. Your Local Social Security Office: Who Can Help

    Many calls to Social Security end in frustration. It doesn't have to be that way.
  5. 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.
  6. Compounding Is Important in the Later Years Too

    The power of compounding is even greater in the later years of saving for retirement.
  1. 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 ...
  2. Top 5 Countries with the Most Twitter Followers

    Sweden's Twitter account @Sweden has more followers than @USA.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Snapchat Has Big Competition in China

    It would be difficult for the Snapchat app to enter the Chinese market.
  6. 6 Dangerous Moves for First-Time Investors

    First-time investors beware of these potentially disastrous decisions.
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