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  1. How Executives Should Approach Estate Planning

    Estate planning can be more complex for executives who have substantial assets.
  2. Powerball Jackpot: 5 Financial Lessons from Pondering a Huge Windfall

    You already know this: You aren't going to win the Powerball jackpot. But here's why thinking about it can be instructive.
  3. Best Possible Retirement: 4 Things You Can Control

    You can't control the economy or the stock market, but you can time 4 crucial moves that will make a big difference to your ...
  4. I have only $500 to invest, am I limited to buying only penny stocks?

    A $500 investment is a $500 investment no matter how many shares you purchase or how high the share price.
  5. The Rich Are Getting Richer

    The wealth distribution gap in the U.S. continues to grow, aided by recent gains in the stock market.
  6. Warren Buffett's Investing Style Reviewed

    Learn the main principles that Warren Buffet uses in assessing a company. His take on value investing may surprise you.
  1. Netflix's Growth Will Surge In Amazon's Shadow

    Netflix can keep growing rapidly amid rivals Amazon and Time Warner's HBO
  2. Is Netflix Stock a 'Buy' at New Highs?

    Netflix stock is at an all-time high after strong results, but weak accumulation raises the odds for a failed breakout.
  3. Best Income Investing Strategies for Retirees

    The past few years have been tough for retirees seeking income from their investments. Here are some of the best strategies ...
  4. Real Estate Rentals for Retirement Income and Building Wealth

    Renting real estate can produce passive income and tax breaks for retirees.
  5. BlackRock Stock Breaks Down to Pivot Point Support

    BlackRock shares broke down after bearish second quarter results. Where is the stock headed over the long term?
  6. Hesitant Traders Turn Their Attention to Utilities

    Nearby support on the charts of key utilities suggests that the sector could be a good choice in the coming months.
  1. Minimum Wage

    The minimum wage is a legally mandated price floor on hourly wages, below which non-exempt workers may not be offered or ...
  2. 6 Ways to Avoid Becoming an Identity Theft Victim

    Don't become a victim of identity theft. Take these steps to protect your identity and finances.
  3. The Beauty of Budgeting

    Whether your issue is credit card debt, student loans (or the fact that Social Security isn't rising next year), it's time ...
  4. 5 Ways to Stunt a Child's Financial Growth

    Personal finance is not covered in schools, so it's up to parents to teach kids how to manage money.
  5. Can I add my higher income spouse's name to my Roth IRA in order to raise our contribution limits?

    IRS rules prevent you from maintaining joint Roth IRA accounts. However, you may accomplish your goal of contributing larger ...
  6. Teaching Your Kids About Money

    If you want to raise financially responsible kids, it's important to start early.
  1. Hesitant Traders Turn Their Attention to Utilities

    Nearby support on the charts of key utilities suggests that the sector could be a good choice in the coming months.
  2. Setback for Trump Agenda Leaves Dollar Stranded

    The dollar fell to a 10-month low on Tuesday, bearing the brunt of a selloff triggered by another setback to U.S. President ...
  3. Trucker Stocks Shake Off J.B. Hunt Shortfall

    Trucker stocks are probing monthly highs after an initial sell-the-news reaction to J.B. Hunt's weak second quarter results.
  4. Top 5 Oil Stocks for 2017

    Some oil stocks that have been struggling look like they could dominate in 2017.
  5. Goldman Sachs Stock Could Break 10-Year Resistance

    Goldman stock completed a basing pattern and could bounce back to the high, completing a long-term cup and handle breakout.
  6. 3 Charts That Suggest Gold Miners Are Headed Lower

    Nearby resistance on these charts suggests that the gold mining industry is setting up for a long-term move lower.
  1. Big Banks Give Up Physical Branches for Digital Space

    Bank of America and JPMorgan are closing down physical branches in order to focus on mobile phone space.
  2. Hong Kong Rejects IPO Application of Morgan Stanley-Backed Insurance Broker

    The Hong Kong stock exchange has rejected the IPO application of AMTD Strategic Capital Group , a corporate insurance broker ...
  3. Disney, Florida Union to Restart Talks: Report

    Disney and its 38K union workers in Florida are gearing up to restart wage talks later this week.
  4. China Is Slowing: Here Are the Investing Implications

    The country's nascent deceleration highlighted by the Q2 GDP data could morph into a full-blown negative trend over the next ...
  5. Prepare to Say Goodbye to Microsoft Paint

    In the upcoming Windows 10 update, Microsoft could kill Paint, the 32-year-old graphic editor.
  6. How Smart Home Technology Can Help You Sell Your Home

    A $1,500 smart home investment could return up to $12,500.
  1. Disney, Florida Union to Restart Talks: Report

    Disney and its 38K union workers in Florida are gearing up to restart wage talks later this week.
  2. Prepare to Say Goodbye to Microsoft Paint

    In the upcoming Windows 10 update, Microsoft could kill Paint, the 32-year-old graphic editor.
  3. Alphabet Bull-Bear Battle Lines Drawn at $1,000

    Alphabet stock is within 10 points of $1,000 ahead of Monday's earnings report, with tailwinds favoring even higher prices.
  4. Saudi Aramco Calls in Defence Firms for Offshore Security -Sources

    State oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to increase security around its offshore facilities and has received bids for the work ...
  5. Alphabet Earnings May Hit Brakes This Quarter

    The conglomerate's EU fine and problems with advertisers will be on investors' minds as it reports earnings after the market ...
  6. KKR to Buy WebMD in $2.8 Bln Deal

    Private equity firm KKR & Co has agreed to buy WebMD Health Corp in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion, bringing a slew ...
  1. Real Estate Rentals for Retirement Income and Building Wealth

    Renting real estate can produce passive income and tax breaks for retirees.
  2. Can I add my higher income spouse's name to my Roth IRA in order to raise our contribution limits?

    IRS rules prevent you from maintaining joint Roth IRA accounts. However, you may accomplish your goal of contributing larger ...
  3. How do I retire?

    When considering how to plan for retirement, firstly think about the age at which you want to retire and the lifestyle you ...
  4. What are the top Social Security scams targeted at the elderly?

    Prevent Social Security scams by learning to recognize the most common types of scams that target senior citizens receiving ...
  5. What does a sample plan using the 4% retirement rule look like?

    Discover how the 4% retirement rule can work as part of a plan to achieve increasing retirement income if investments perform ...
  6. Why Early Retirees Should Reconsider the 4% Rule

    Although retirement rules of thumb can be helpful with long-term goals, retirees need flexibility and risk awareness. Sometimes ...
  1. Analyzing Netflix's Spending on Content

    An accounting document released by Netflix provides a peek into content spending and amortization.
  2. Facebook Is Launching a Subscription News Product

    The social network had problems with publishers earlier this year and is mending fences to drive more revenue toward them.
  3. 13 Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Prepare for Fallout of August 1 Split

    Although it remains unclear whether the Bitcoin protocol split will occur on August 1, a number of Japanese exchanges will ...
  4. Best Apps to Track Cryptocurrency Prices on a Mac

    Macintosh users wishing to keep track of cryptocurrency prices without using a web browser should look to these apps.
  5. Microsoft Stock Reaches 52-Week Highs After Baidu Deal

    Microsoft shares broke out from key resistance to new highs ahead of fourth quarter earnings.
  6. Facebook Stock Breaks Out From Key Resistance

    Facebook shares hit all-time highs as the company looks to test subscription-based news products.
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