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  1. Vanguard Mutual Funds Take Another Hit From Brokers

    Morgan Stanley will discontinue its Vanguard mutual fund offerings as part of the firm's fund overhaul.
  2. Elder Financial Abuse: How to Protect Yourself

    There are behaviors and laws that will help you avoid becoming a victim of financial abuse.
  3. The Longevity Gap: Why the Rich Benefit More from Social Security

    Researchers have found that longevity is why well-off American men collect more in government retirement benefits than their ...
  4. Protecting Loved Ones Financially After You’re Gone

    A trust fund doesn't imply you don't trust your beneficiaries, it allows you to protect them.
  5. The Green Marketing Machine

    Don't let corporations greenwash their dirty laundry. Learn how to spot a phony.
  6. The Basics of Building a Tax-Efficient Portfolio

    Each income category offers different strategies and vehicles to reduce or defer taxes.
  1. How the Fed Fund Rate Hikes Affect the US Dollar

    Learn about the effects the federal funds rate on the U.S. dollar. Understand what happens when the Federal Reserve increases ...
  2. What's the difference between "top-down" and "bottom-up" investing?

    Top-down investing looks at the economy and tries to forecast which industry will generate the best returns. A bottom-up ...
  3. Retirement Planning for Clients Who Outlive Savings

    Half of Americans lack any retirement savings. Here's how advisors can turn that around.
  4. How the Fiduciary Rule Can Impact You

    Betterment founder and CEO, Jon Stein, explains how the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule will change the financial ...
  5. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of May 23, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  6. Fiduciary Rule Uncertainty: How Advisors Are Adapting

    The future of the fiduciary rule is still up for debate. Here's how advisors can cope.
  1. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of May 23, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  2. Fiduciary Rule Uncertainty: How Advisors Are Adapting

    The future of the fiduciary rule is still up for debate. Here's how advisors can cope.
  3. 7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Remodel a Kitchen

    Tackle the priciest parts first – the cabinets and counters – and use our other ideas to slash your costs on a kitchen remodel.
  4. The Real Reason Americans Are Falling Behind Financially

    Rising cost of living – not mindless spending – may be what's preventing many Americans from achieving financial security. ...
  5. 10 Graduation Gifts For Financial Success

    Here are 10 gift ideas to help your college graduate prepare for a successful financial future.
  6. Why Your Career, Not a 401(k), Is Your Best Asset

    Learn why your career, not your house or retirement plan, is your best asset.
  1. BlackBerry Turnaround Catching Fire (BBRY)

    BlackBerry has reached a 2-year high, with improved sentiment likely to generate a sustained uptrend and even higher prices. ...
  2. Lowe's in a Tailspin After Earnings Shortfall (LOW, HD)

    Lowe's sold off more than 4% on Wednesday morning after missing quarterly estimates and could trade down to 70 in coming ...
  3. Three Stocks Starting Another Move Higher (APO, CENX)

    These stocks are in strong uptrends, and are starting to move higher again after a pullback/consolidation phase.
  4. Transportation Securities Bullish (IYT, FDX)

    Nearby support from ascending trendlines and 200-day moving averages on these transportation assets suggests that now could ...
  5. Bitcoin Price Finds Further Support in Scaling Agreement

    The scaling agreement is likely to provide support to Bitcoin’s price rally.
  6. Take-Two Could Struggle to Rally Higher (TTWO)

    Take-Two experienced a volatile two days of trading following the delay of RDR2, but the stock could be moving into overbought ...
  1. Consumer Staples Sink and Soar This Week

    Costco, Sears, PVH and Ulta pleased the Street this week, unlike Lowe's, Chico's and Dollar Tree.
  2. Amazon Launches Online Grocery Pickup Service (AMZN, WMT)

    For once, this is Amazon copying Wal-Mart.
  3. Will Banks Break the Bull Market? (JPM, BAC)

    Major banks have carved head and shoulders patterns at rally highs, raising odds for breakdowns that signal a broad summer ...
  4. Why The Dow Matters

    Although the DJIA only includes 30 stocks, it can tell you a lot about the market as a whole.
  5. Wells Fargo Turns Up Heat in Broker Hiring (WFC, MS)

    Wells Fargo is increasing its payouts for experienced broker hires.
  6. Israel's Netafim Draws Interest From Private Equity, Chinese Bidders

    International buyout groups and Chinese investment funds are expected to submit bids for Israeli irrigation firm Netafim, ...
  1. What's the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL stock tickers?

    Learn the difference between Google's GOOG and GOOGL ticker symbols. Splitting shares into classes prevents management from ...
  2. If You Had Invested Right After Amazon's IPO

    Find out how much you would have made if you had invested $1,000 during Amazon's IPO, including how the power of the stock ...
  3. UPS and China's SF Express Announce Joint Venture (UPS)

    UPS’s joint venture with China’s biggest package delivery company promises to strengthen its footprint in the world’s fastest ...
  4. Tesla's Solar Roof Tiles Sold Out 'Well Into 2018' (TSLA)

    Demand for Tesla’s solar roofs has exceeded expectations, adding to the tech company's grueling production commitments.
  5. For Netflix, The Show May Have Just Begun (NFLX)

    Netflix shares reached an all-time high this week. Some say they will go higher.
  6. Why Techs Will Fly Higher: A Technical View (FB, AAPL)

    Technical analysis shows that big tech stocks still have huge upward potential, including Facebook.
  1. 401(k) Balances Reach Record Highs

    Putting your 401(k) on auto-pilot could help you to build retirement wealth faster.
  2. 401(k) Auto-Enrollment: The Best Savings Plan

    Savers need all the help they can get, even if it amounts to an offer they can't refuse. That's why the biggest improvement ...
  3. IRAs Don’t Reach Those Who Need Them Most

    IRAs are struggling to capture the very people they were intended for: those with no retirement plan at work.
  4. What is the UK Pension Protection Fund?

    The U.K.'s Pension Protection Fund, dedicated to supporting retirement funds when they see trouble, is maintaining an interest ...
  5. Roth vs. Traditional IRA: Which Is Right For You?

    To answer this question, you need to consider several of the factors we outline here.
  6. The Retirement Mistake You Don’t Want to Make

    If you have a choice between a lump sum or an annuity payment at retirement, think carefully. The wrong choice could cost ...
  1. Blockbuster! Netflix's Journey on Its IPO Anniversary

    If you bought the stock during the IPO, you'd have raked in a 14,000% return
  2. Amazon Boosts UK Prime Subscriber Offering With Live TV (AMZN)

    Amazon will broadcast live sports, starting today, to attract more U.K. subscribers to its Prime service.
  3. Fidelity CEO Outlines 4 Problems With Bitcoin Ecosystem

    In her address to a conference, Abigail Johnson pointed to the lack of mainstream use cases for bitcoin.
  4. Is Tesla Topping Out? (TSLA)

    Tesla's lack of progress since breaking out to a new high above 300 in April could signal an impending slide toward $250. ...
  5. DOL Fiduciary Rule Explained as of May 23, 2017

    The Department of Labor (DOL) Fiduciary Rule is a new ruling that expands the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under ...
  6. Apple and Nokia Bury the Hatchet (AAPL, NOK)

    The two giants, which have been fighting over Nokia’s patented technology for years, once again reached a truce.
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