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  1. George Soros' Philanthropy Has Deep Personal Roots

    Soros's own experiences lead him to donate with his conscience.
  2. Are Your Heirs Stuck with Your Charity Pledges?

    How to avoid a court battle over whether your estate is required to pay the charity pledges you made.
  3. Economics of Owning a Beach House

    Discover how property taxes, insurance costs, climate and other risks can affect the cost of owning a beach house and what ...
  4. Deutsche Bank May Spin Off Asset Management Unit (DB)

    Germany's largest investment bank may turn its asset management business into a new public firm.
  5. Warren Buffett's Genius Celebrated in Adorable HBO Documentary (BRK.A)

    The gajillionaire is portrayed as humble, but lovable – and also a little weird.
  6. Terri Kallsen: Inside Track

    Terri Kallsen shares her journey from the classroom to leading Investor Services for Charles Schwab.
  1. Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL)

    CASL is a professional designation for financial advisors who have demonstrated a commitment to helping clients who are older ...
  2. A Key Trump-Rally Indicator Starts to Crack

    Investors anticipate that inflation and GDP growth won't rise nearly as fast under Trump as expected
  3. Five Questions to Ask About Your Company's 401(k) Plan

    Having a comfortable retirement depends on taking maximum advantage of your company's 401(k), if it's offered.
  4. How to Mess Up Retirement and Not Even Know It

    If you’re putting in the work to build your retirement, don't mess it up with costly mistakes.
  5. Healthier Credit Scores Point to Bullish Economy

    Credit scores indicate that consumers may be back on their feet after the Great Recession.
  6. Best Investment Accounts for Young Investors

    What are the best investment accounts for young investors? A few types to consider.
  1. Why Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson Sued their Advisors

    Here's why Johnny Depp and Mike Tyson recently filed lawsuits against their former advisors.
  2. 3 Ways to Start Lowering Next Year's Tax Bill Now

    Here are three ways you can start to lower next year's tax bill.
  3. A Good Credit Score: Why Do You Need It?

    Your credit score can affect your ability to borrow money, buy a house or even get a job.
  4. How to Build Excellent Credit and Improve Your Credit Score

    There are several things you can do to protect and improve your credit score.
  5. 24 Investing Statistics You Need to Know

    When you are investing, keep these 25 investing statistics in mind.
  6. Why Marriage Makes Financial Sense

    Getting married has many financial positives. Here are some of them.
  1. China's Confusing Relationship With Bitcoin

    Chinese Bitcoin exchanges halted withdrawals last week. What is going on between the country and the currency?
  2. MagneGas Stock Could Move Upward Soon (MNGA)

    MagneGas stock has been moving sideways, but could be setting up for a breakout.
  3. S&P 500 Hits $20 Trillion on Halo Effect of Anticipated Tax Breaks

    The market is really excited about stuff that hasn't happened yet.
  4. FXCM Reports Profitability in Operations Abroad (FXCM)

    FXCM said its American operations were driving net incomes lower, and the firm may be more profitable without them.
  5. Three Finance Stocks to Benefit from A Revised Tax Plan (SCHW, TROW)

    Financial stocks that are in the best position to benefit from proposed tax changes include T. Rowe Price, Charles Schwab ...
  6. Fed Vice Chair Warns on Lower Capital Requirements (XLF, .INX)

    Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer says reducing Frank-Dodd capital requirements for banks would put the financial system at ...
  1. How Timing Impacts Your Retirement Portfolio Longevity

    It's crucial to have a plan in place to ensure retirement capital lasts.
  2. Food Giants Pour Money into Startups (GIS, K)

    Big food companies are investing a ton of money into startups, will the strategy of innovation work?
  3. Why Global Risk Is Falling for Investors

    Global risks are falling across the global economy as optimism increases in the U.S., Asia and Europe
  4. Uber's Race to Catch Asian Rivals May Hurt Profits

    Motorcycle Taxis: Since withdrawing from China, Uber has continued to struggle in Asia
  5. Why Are Safe Haven Assets Disappearing?

    The push for safer trading is sharply reducing the supply of safe haven assets, experts say.
  6. High Defaults Hammer Online Loan Investors (LC, ONDK)

    Companies that invest in the debt of online lenders are suffering lower returns as defaults rise.
  1. Ziopharm 4Q Loss 11 Cents a Share (ZIOP)

    Ziopharm's fourth quarter loss was in line with analyst estimates.
  2. Unlimited Data Offers Mean New Carrier Price War

    All four leading wireless carriers are now offering unlimited plans, ushering in a new price war.
  3. Court Rules Against Berkeley In CRISPR Patent Case (CRSP)

    UC Berkeley suffered a major setback in CRISPR patent infringement lawsuit against MIT and Harvard.
  4. Florida Man Plots to Blow Up Target Stores For Profit (TGT)

    A Florida sex offender has been arrested in a bizarre plot to force the shares of Target lower by bombing the stores of the ...
  5. Cryolife 4Q Revenues Missed Street Estimates (CRY)

    Cryolife missed 4Q revenue estimates, and predicted a modest increase in 2017 revenues.
  6. Nestlé Misses on Q4: Worst Sales Growth in 20 Yrs.

    The world's largest food company's new CEO cuts the firm's long-standing sales growth target.
  1. Social Security

    A United States federal program of social insurance and benefits developed in 1935. The Social Security program's benefits ...
  2. Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL)

    CASL is a professional designation for financial advisors who have demonstrated a commitment to helping clients who are older ...
  3. Five Questions to Ask About Your Company's 401(k) Plan

    Having a comfortable retirement depends on taking maximum advantage of your company's 401(k), if it's offered.
  4. How to Mess Up Retirement and Not Even Know It

    If you’re putting in the work to build your retirement, don't mess it up with costly mistakes.
  5. Best Investment Accounts for Young Investors

    What are the best investment accounts for young investors? A few types to consider.
  6. What You Should Know About IRA Beneficiaries: Part 1

    It's important to give serious consideration to your IRA beneficiary designations.
  1. Tech ETFs Boosted by Apple, Facebook (QQQ, TQQQ)

    Tech sector ETFs remain top performers in the market but are down slightly in early morning trading.
  2. How Cloud Computing Can Benefit Fintech Companies

    The cloud is growing more secure, allowing fintech companies to better manage their businesses and serve their customers. ...
  3. Trump, Healthcare and Insurers: What Comes Next

    Here's how Donald Trump's plans to radically overhaul health insurance could impact insurance firms.
  4. Amazon Earnings Puts Spotlight on Retail ETFs

    Amazon comprises a big part of FDN, XLY and RTH, making the e-commerce giant's earnings a significant event for these ETFs.
  5. What Robo-Advisors Can and Can't Do for Investors

    Despite their technological sophistication, there are limitations to what robo-advisors can do.
  6. Darknet Market (Cryptomarket)

    Darknet markets, or cryptomarkets, are dark web sites with goods for sale.
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