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  1. Decanting: Not Just for That Bottle of Cabernet

    Decanting an irrevocable trust is a useful tool to undo some of the missteps of the past.
  2. How to Cut Financial Advisor Expenses

    Here's a look at what you should pay for financial advice and investment management, what you should get for that price and ...
  3. 5 Financial Planning Decisions You Won't Regret

    From growing your personal savings to hiring a financial planner, here are five indispensable personal finance tips for your ...
  4. 5 Financial Strategies to Last a Lifetime

    To stay consistent with your financial goals, here are five financial strategies to help you grow your balance sheet and ...
  5. How to Create an Effective Budget

    Following a budget can be difficult. But it’s usually the difference between living a stressful retirement versus the retirement ...
  6. 5 Things the Wealthy Can Teach Us About Money

    Building and managing wealth starts with habits we've noticed among many of our successful clients. Habits you can develop ...
  1. How Much Puts You in the 1% in America's Richest Cities

    If you’re looking to join the 1% club, you can do it with an income not far above $100,000, but you won’t be doing it in ...
  2. Investing in an HSA

    Louis Kokernak, owner of Haven Financial Advisors, shares his take on using HSAs to invest.
  3. S&P's Profit Engines May Stall, Threatening Stocks

    Losing Altitude: slowing inflation could slash the S&P 500's earnings growth
  4. The Parental Support Young Millennials Get? A Lot

    By now it’s no secret that parental support for Millennials is extensive. So how much is it exactly?
  5. 4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child

    Your instincts may be generous, but handing over the house may not be the best financial plan for you – or your child.
  6. One Year Later: How Much is Prince Worth After His Death?

    It's been a year since Prince's death, and the unreleased songs and videos found in his vault will not be released.
  1. 5 Ways to Improve Your Finances Throughout Life

    Use these five themes to improve your financial life.
  2. Big Banks Have 15% Upside, Credit Suisse Says (BAC, C)

    Credit Suisse is bullish on big bank stocks for 2017.
  3. The Cost of Raising a Child in America

    Having a family can be an expensive proposition, but couples who know the numbers can strategize to lower the costs.
  4. When to Consider Paying Off Your Mortgage

    Consider four scenarios where it could make sense to pay off your mortgage early.
  5. A Defined Benefit Plan for Small Business Owners

    Wish you had a pension to help see you through your retirement? Today, small business owners may be able to create their ...
  6. A Wealth Building Strategy You Never Hear About

    While 30-year loans dominate the mortgage market, the 15-year loan holds far more power to diminish your debt and ultimately ...
  1. Where is Netflix Headed from Here? (NFLX, BIDU)

    Netflix broke out to new highs after news of a Chinese licensing deal in the works, but where is the stock headed from here?
  2. AMD Could Be Poised to Breakout Higher (AMD, INTC)

    AMD has moved lower over the past several months, but an upcoming earnings report and high short interest could become catalysts ...
  3. China Licensing Deal Helps Netflix Break Out

    Netflix strikes a deal to license original content to Alibaba subsidiary iQiyi in China.
  4. How Traders Can Capitalize on Rising Risk (GLD, ITA)

    There are several macroeconomic risks on the horizon that could create opportunities for short-term traders.
  5. A Healthy Healthcare ETF (XHE)

    This was one of 2016's best healthcare ETFs, and the trend is continuing this year.
  6. Caterpillar Levels to Watch After Earnings (CAT)

    Caterpillar has broken out into triple digits after a surprisingly strong earnings report but faces stiff resistance between ...
  1. In First 100 Days, a Reversal of Fortune for Trump Favorites on Wall Street

    A funny thing happened on Wall Street in Donald Trump's first 100 days in the White House: Shares of companies that got closest ...
  2. Fortress Explores Sale of Bond Fund Manager Logan Circle-Sources

    Fortress Investment Group LLC, the U.S. alternative asset manager to be acquired by Japan's SoftBank Group for $3.3 billion, ...
  3. Goodful: A Facebookcentric Health Food Venture

    BuzzFeed, Mondelez team up in attempt to connect with Millennials and revive declining sales.
  4. United Airlines Chief Executive Set to Testify Before Congress

    The chief executive of United Airlines Inc will testify before a House panel on Tuesday in the aftermath of the forced removal ...
  5. ADM Hires Chief Risk Officer From CHS in Latest Corporate Shake-Up

    Archer Daniels Midland Co has hired a chief risk officer from rival CHS Inc , the U.S. agribusiness confirmed on Friday, ...
  6. Trump, Streaming, Likely Winners in Potential TV Writers' Strike

    U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get a break.
  1. Avoid These Tech Behemoths Despite Strong Earnings (GOOGL, AMZN)

    Alphabet and Amazon are technically overbought and in need of multi-month corrections before setting off fresh long-term ...
  2. First Sighting of Apple's Self-Driving Car in San Francisco (AAPL, TM)

    This is the first proof of Apple's ambitions in the self-driving car industry.
  3. Quality Payments With a Small-Cap ETF (DGRS)

    This small-cap dividend ETF puts an emphasis on quality stocks.
  4. GW Pharmaceuticals' Stock Could See Gains With Successful Drug Trials

    GW Pharmaceuticals is one of a small group of publicly traded medical marijuana names that offer high risks and the potential ...
  5. Opinion: Review: A Disappointingly Tepid Circle of Hell

    "The Circle," a movie adaptation of Dave Eggers' eponymous 2013 novel, tries to chill and amuse while telling the tale of ...
  6. Credit Suisse Upgrades Cisco on Trump Tax Plan

    The hardware vendor earns a 'double upgrade' and price target hike as analysts remain upbeat.
  1. Retiring in Panama: the Pros & Cons

    This Latin American country, with its generous retiree benefits, makes life affordable. But get comfortable with the slower ...
  2. The 7 Best Countries for Retiring in Latin America

    You’ll find plenty of Latin American countries on this year’s lists of top places to retire abroad. Here’s a look at a few.
  3. How to Create a Budget (Even if You Hate Budgets)

    The closer retirement looms, the more important it is to create a budget.
  4. Which QDIA Is Right for Your 401(k) Investments?

    What are qualified default investment alternatives, and which one is the right fit for you?
  5. Medicare Enrollment Part 1: When to Enroll

    The first step to successfully enrolling in Medicare is determining when you should enroll.
  6. 401(k) Loan vs. IRA Withdrawal

    The IRS offers several ways to skirt the 10% penalty on early retirement distributions.
  1. Apple Makes Key Hardware Hires for New Initiatives (AAPL)

    The Cupertino company has hired top executives from the satellite industry as well as engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion ...
  2. Satoshi

    One Bitcoin is divisible to eight decimal places (100 millionth of one Bitcoin), and this smallest unit is referred to as ...
  3. North Korea May Be Responsible for Recent Spate of Bitcoin Attacks

    Evidence is mounting to suggest that North Korea is behind a rash of Bitcoin account hacks
  4. From Everything to Nothing: Amazon's Oddest Products

    Nothing? You can buy that on Amazon.com.
  5. Elon Musk Earns California's Minimum Wage for CEOs (TSLA)

    A filing by Tesla has interesting nuggets of information about the CEO's salary structure.
  6. Intel Could Finally Reward Unhappy Shareholders (INTC)

    Intel has congested at long-term resistance for the last 31-months, raising the odds for a breakout that transforms the Dow ...
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  3. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

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