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  1. 50 Cent Broke No More

    After a business deal went awry, the rap star dug himself out of bankruptcy by suing his lawyers.
  2. How to Ride Trump's First 100 Days

    Listen in as financial experts weigh what Trump's first 100 days could mean for Americans' finances.
  3. Buying Your First Investment Property? Top 10 Tips

    Check this list if you are thinking of making a purchase and becoming a landlord.
  4. Become Your Own Financial Advisor

    If you have some financial know-how, you don’t have to hire someone to advise you on investments. This tutorial will help ...
  5. 5 Misconceptions That Put Your Finances at Risk

    These are the pitfalls to avoid when planning your finances and investments.
  6. How You Should Handle a Large Windfall of Money

    It is easy to spend money. It is much harder to keep it.
  1. 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 ...
  2. The Top 3 Growth Avenues for Advisors in 2017

    These are three options advisors have when considering the future growth of their business.
  3. What Should Investors Expect From Markets in 2017?

    A Q&A with Mark Okada, CIO and Co-Founder of Highland Capital Management, on his investment outlook.
  4. Why China's Stock Market Is On a Roll

    Shanghai: China's stock market is surging and may outperform longterm, Morgan Stanley says
  5. Redtail Technology

    Redtail firm provides advisors with web-based software that allows them to manage their client base.
  6. Trump's Likely Asian Trade War Targets

    Beyond China, Trump may focus his ire on big trade deficits with India, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia
  1. Is Investing $25 a Month Worth It?

    Find out how small investments can add up over time and how to avoid the fees that can eat tiny returns.
  2. 10 Reasons to Use Your Credit Card

    Charging purchases is not always a no-no. In fact, there are some very sound reasons for choosing this option.
  3. How To Make Your First $1 Million

    It is easier to become a millionaire now than at any time before. While you won't be buying islands, it is still a goal worth ...
  4. Credit vs. Debit Cards: Which is Better?

    Be strategic about the card you choose
  5. These 10 Habits Will Help You Reach Financial Freedom

    Learn 10 key habits for achieving financial freedom, including smart budgeting, staying abreast of new tax deductions and ...
  6. 6 Cheap Ways to Get a Tax Refund Advance

    Tax-preparation companies offer tax refund advances to get customers in the door and collect fees on other services. Here ...
  1. Credit Suisse Offers Brighter Outlook on Europe (CS, XLF)

    Credit Suisse lures more wealthy European clients with alternative strategies to combat political risks.
  2. 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 ...
  3. Medical Device ETF Beat Healthcare Sector Returns in 2016 (IHI,XLV,ABT)

    This medical device ETF continues to outperform the broader healthcare sector.
  4. Campbell, Smucker Adapt to Changing Tastes (SJM, CBP)

    Food manufacturers like J.M. Smucker and Campbell Soup pivot toward consumer preferences in their own way.
  5. Gravity MIA After Seven Straight Up Weeks for S&P500 (AAPL, MSFT)

    Three quarters of S&P500 stocks are above their 50-day moving averages. Should investors be worried?
  6. Macy's Initiatives Could Send Stock Higher (M)

    Macy's has attracted unusual buying interest despite lower share prices, in anticipation that activist shareholders will ...
  1. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  2. How Emotions Affect Your Investment Strategy

    Behavioral finance studies the emotional side of investing and its effects on investor returns.
  3. 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.
  4. The Misogyny That Keeps Women From Investing

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

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

    Here's what makes emerging market equities an attractive investment today.
  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. Things Nursing Homes Are Not Allowed to Do

    Nursing home residents just got new safeguards to their rights – rights they aren't suppose to lose when entering a facility.
  2. Generation X (Gen X)

    Generation X, or Gen X, is the name given to the generation of Americans born between 1961 and 1980. Generation X follows ...
  3. Retirement: The Most Expensive Purchase You’ll Make in Your Life

    Most Americans know that saving for retirement is important. So why aren't they saving more?
  4. How Retirees Should Think About Investing

    Older households are still rebuilding their assets in a post-recession environment. Learn how to think about the task during ...
  5. What Is the Most Important Financial Lesson?

    When it comes to learning lessons about your finances, it helps to think about the future.
  6. Are My Social Security Benefits Taxable?

    If, and how much, your social security benefits are taxed depends on your income and where you live.
  1. Cybersecurity: Protect Yourself During Tax Season

    Take a little extra time to review online communications and avoid becoming a cybercrime victim.
  2. 2016 SEC Enforcement Cases: The Year in Review

    The SEC set a new record in 2016 for the number of enforcement actions it brought.
  3. H&R Block Gets IBM's Watson for Your Taxes (HRB, IBM)

    Can IBM’s Watson help with your taxes? H&R Block is betting that the famed artificial intelligence solution will increase ...
  4. Square

    Square helps small businesses accept credit cards, track sales and inventory and even obtain financing.
  5. Collaborative Economy

    Collaborative economy is a marketplace where consumers rely on each other instead of large companies to meet their wants ...
  6. Curb Your Enthusiasm Into Cisco Earnings (CSCO)

    Cisco Systems reports earnings on February 15th, with mixed technicals and a bearish price pattern unlikely to yield strong ...
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