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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. 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. First Solar Struggling Against Trump Headwinds (FSLR)

    First Solar is losing ground despite a strong fourth-quarter earnings report, held down by Trump policies.
  2. Add Some Sophistication to Your Portfolio With These 3 ETFs

    Bullish chart patterns suggest that these ETFs could give your portfolio the much-needed boost it needs.
  3. Three Stocks Trading Near Support (INTC, GIS)

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

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

    You don't need a degree to understand your money, begin saving and pay down debt.
  6. 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.
  1. Netflix Bags Scorsese and De Niro's Latest (NFLX)

    The Hollywood legends' ninth outing together is a gangster film, a consistently successful theme in their collaboration.
  2. 5 Ways to Double Your Investment

    From risky maneuvers to slow-and-steady strategies, we look at five methods to double your money.
  3. Defining the 3 Types of Investments

    The first step to being a successful investor is knowing what is and isn't an investment.
  4. What is the difference between yield and return?

    While both terms are often used to describe the performance of an investment, yield and return are not one and the same ...
  5. Warming Up to the Potential of China’s Equities

    An overly cautious approach may mean missing out on fresh returns from the world's second-largest economy.
  6. Prison Stocks Boosted by Justice Dept. Reversal of Scale Back (CXW, GEO)

    The DOJ’s reversal of the decision to scale back private prisons represents good news for prison stocks.
  1. Mardi Gras Markets?

    Animal spirits rule the markets these days. But does a period of penance await?
  2. Brewer Earnings Takes Hit at Craft-Beer Leader

    Tough times for beer giants indicate a growing Millennial cohort may be bailing on beer altogether.
  3. Hormel, Tyson Hold Dominant Positions (HRL,TSN)

    Hormel and Tyson have faced a few recent setbacks, but still hold on to their dominant positions in the processed food industry.
  4. Top 3 Growth Stocks for 2017

    These three growth stocks have promising outlooks for 2017 ff your looking to review and rebalance your portfolio.
  5. Home Depot Is Still a Buy on Housing Recovery (HD)

    Analysts at Morgan Stanley raised their price target on Home Depot, saying that it's better positioned to benefit from the ...
  6. Bracing for a Food Industry Shakeup

    Food giants resemble their beer counterparts before the recent brew merger wave.
  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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