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  1. 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.
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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.
  4. Warren Buffett's Genius Celebrated in Adorable HBO Documentary (BRK.A)

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

    Terri Kallsen shares her journey from the classroom to leading Investor Services for Charles Schwab.
  6. Peter Thiel Has New Zealand Citizenship Says Report (FB)

    The controversial investor and Trump advisor seems to have taken a liking to the island country.
  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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. How to Build Excellent Credit and Improve Your Credit Score

    There are several things you can do to protect and improve your credit score.
  4. 24 Investing Statistics You Need to Know

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

    Getting married has many financial positives. Here are some of them.
  6. Yellen Sees More Rate Hikes With Economic Growth

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen, who plans to complete her term as chair, expects more interest rate hikes on continued economic growth.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. AT&T Winding Up for Major Breakout (T, TWX)

    AT&T could head much higher in coming months even if the proposed merger with Time Warner (TWX) falls apart.
  6. Energy Funds Set to Post New Highs (XLE, XOP)

    Crude oil has settled comfortably in the 50s and should head into the lower-60s in coming weeks, underpinning strong rallies ...
  1. Coca-Cola Evolves Popular Loyalty Program

    Going digital, customers will no longer manually enter codes for the My Coke Rewards program.
  2. Google Cuts Back on Project Loon Despite Breakthrough (GOOG)

    Google can do more with less using new technology and AI software, which could help the division achieve profitability faster.
  3. Ziopharm 4Q Loss 11 Cents a Share (ZIOP)

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

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

    UC Berkeley suffered a major setback in CRISPR patent infringement lawsuit against MIT and Harvard.
  6. 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 ...
  1. Amazon to Parachute Land Drone-Delivered Packages (AMZN, GOOG)

    The Seattle company has been granted a patent to safely drop packages without landing its drones.
  2. Musk Reveals Details About His Boring Plan (TSLA, GOOGL)

    In a Bloomberg Businessweek interview, Tesla CEO Elon Musk detailed his plan to dig tunnels beneath Los Angeles' streets.
  3. Why Unilever Said No To Kraft's $50/shr Merger Offer (UL, KHC)

    When you look at the fundamentals, it's clear why Unilever said no to Kraft Heinz's $50/share offer.
  4. Verizon Buys Skyward: Expands Drone, IoT Offerings

    Verizon acquired privately held Skyward for an undisclosed price as it seeks to diversify.
  5. IMAX Shares Fall on Heavy Volume (IMAX)

    Sometimes no news is good news. That's not the case for IMAX.
  6. VenBio Blocks Immunomedics Deal (IMMU, SGEN)

    Citing undervaluation, VenBio has filed for an injunction to prevent the deal
  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. 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. ...
  2. Trump, Healthcare and Insurers: What Comes Next

    Here's how Donald Trump's plans to radically overhaul health insurance could impact insurance firms.
  3. 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.
  4. What Robo-Advisors Can and Can't Do for Investors

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

    Darknet markets, or cryptomarkets, are dark web sites with goods for sale.
  6. Disaster Recovery Site

    A disaster recovery site, also known as a backup site, is a place that a company can temporarily relocate to following a ...
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