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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. What Will I Pay for Tax Preparation Fees?

    Tax preparation fees aren't one size fits all. What you pay will vary – depending on the complexity of your return, who does ...
  2. How Tech Helps RIAs Like Alexandria Capital Grow AUM

    Many financial firms are leveraging technology to achieve rapid growth. Here's how.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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?
  6. 5 Top Tax Concerns Clients May Face This Year

    Clients of advisors may have more tax issues as their financial plans become more complicated.
  1. Getting a Mortgage While Being a Student

    Imagine leaving dorm life to live in your own home while you're in college. It's possible if you know how to get a mortgage ...
  2. Mortgage Discrimination: What to Watch For (WFC,BAC,JPM)

    Mortgage discrimination, even via major banks, still exists. How to recognize its signs.
  3. 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 ...
  4. Unemployment Rate

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

    Follow Indy's advice to conquer the obstacles blocking your path to financial well-being.
  6. 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.
  1. 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.
  2. Fed Minutes Suggest More Rate Hikes Coming Soon

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

    Bitcoin's value fluctuates due to a confluence of factors, including media hype and perceived value.
  4. 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.
  5. Avon, Nu Skin Struggle with Revenue (AVP, NUS)

    Cosmetics manufacturers like Avon and Nu Skin can’t keep a pretty face for investors.
  6. Garmin Shares Pointed North After Earnings (GRMN)

    Garmin is testing 6-month resistance after a strong fourth quarter earnings report and should break out in coming days.
  1. Two Samsung Execs Offer to Resign Amid Scandal

    Two senior executives offered to take responsibility for the company's involvement in a bribery case.
  2. Earnings on Tap for Three Big Retailers

    Three major retailers will offer reality checks on industry headwinds that include the painful transition to e-commerce and ...
  3. Bankruptcy Looms for HHGregg (HGG)

    Ailing appliance and electronics retailer HHGregg is mulling strategic options to reverse plunging sales.
  4. Britain Could Face €63B Payment When It Leaves EU

    That charge includes commitments made by Britain to the treaty, such as pension and loan charges.
  5. Broadcom Falls on Brocade Miss

    Shares of Broadcom are being pressured by Brocade's quarterly miss.
  6. The Aerospace Industry Supercycle Is Losing Altitude (BA, GE)

    Sluggish economic growth, low oil prices, dollar strength and higher interest rate together suggest the aerospace supercycle ...
  1. The Aerospace Industry Supercycle Is Losing Altitude (BA, GE)

    Sluggish economic growth, low oil prices, dollar strength and higher interest rate together suggest the aerospace supercycle ...
  2. Novartis Lung Cancer Drug Combo Gets CHMP Nod (NVS)

    Novartis has secured a positive opinion from European CHMP for its lung cancer drug combo.
  3. Boston Scientific Recalls Lotus Heart Devices (BSX)

    Boston Scientific is recalling its Lotus heart devices, citing a manufacturing defect.
  4. Novartis Cancer Drug Zykadia Gets Priority Review (NVS)

    Lung cancer drug Zykadia got priority review status and breakthrough designation from the FDA.
  5. Merck Antiviral Drug Reports Positive Data (MRK)

    Merck’s antiviral drug letermovir posted positive results in a late-stage trial.
  6. Aveo's Tivozanib Drug Clears Safety Review (AVEO)

    The once-rejected cancer drug with a checkered past cleared a recent safety test.
  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. Can the Banking Industry Defend Itself Against Alternative Lending?

    If it learns to embrace fintech like its non-bank competitors have done.
  2. Redtail Technology

    Redtail firm provides advisors with web-based software that allows them to manage their client base.
  3. Macro Virus

    A macro virus infects a software program and causes a series of actions to begin automatically when the program is opened.
  4. Mattel Targets Chinese Consumers With Alibaba Deal (MAT, BABA)

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

    Retailers like Nike, Coach and Abercrombie & Fitch are trying to lure more customers with improved store amenities.
  6. 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 ...
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