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  1. How You Can Protect Assets With Umbrella Insurance

    Here's why protecting your assets from litigation via umbrella liability insurance is a good idea.
  2. Zillow Estimates: Not As Accurate As You Think

    Zillow uses a variety of data to calculate its "Zestimates," but anything from the wrong property details to missing upgrades ...
  3. 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.
  4. How Busy Executives Can Make Time for What Matters

    Time is valuable, don't waste it by being unaccountable or by not outsourcing when possible.
  5. Ackman Maintains Short Bet on Herbalife (HLF)

    After months of bitter back-and-forth, Ackman's Pershing Square will continue to bet against Herbalife.
  6. Bill Ackman Made Two Big Purchases, But Won't Say What They Are

    In an annual investor presentation, the Pershing Square founder was being intentionally mysterious.
  1. 6 Signs You're Ready to Retire Early

    If you can answer "yes" to these six questions, you may be ready to retire early.
  2. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 60s

    Here are four things clients in their 60s need to consider when it comes to retirement planning.
  3. Samumed Is Trying to Create the Fountain of Youth

    Eternal Youth: Samumed's value has grown to $12 billion as it researches treatments to make people younger
  4. Why Corporate Bond Issuance May Plunge

    Trump's tax overhaul may cause a drop from last year's $1.3 trillion in investment-grade bond issues
  5. 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 ...
  6. What is Impact Investing?

    What is impact investing?
  1. Can a Mortgage Company Change the Terms?

    Buying a home? You'll need this guide on when a mortgage company can change your terms and why various closing costs can ...
  2. 5 Best-Selling Cars Ever

    Here's a list of the best-selling cars of all time.
  3. Planning Your Second Career

    How to find a second career if you want to do more than retire in your later years.
  4. Share Your Future Income for College Tuition?

    As college tuition mounts, the idea of income-sharing agreements is becoming a more viable option for many.
  5. Women Need a Wealth Plan That Fits

    Women need a wealth plan that is tailored to their specific needs, not an off-the-shelf plan
  6. Save More Money to Reduce Financial Stress

    Feeling stressed out about money? Make changes in your spending habits.
  1. FXCM to Rebrand as Global Brokerage Inc. (FXCM, GLBR)

    The beleagured online currency brokerage is hoping a name change will help it regain investor confidence.
  2. Stock Volatility Stays at Historic Low (VXX, XIV)

    Stock volatility has plummeted, causing volatility ETFs to crash in value. There's one exception: A fund that's up nearly ...
  3. Natural Gas ETFs Poised to Extend Losses (UNG)

    After falling 23 percent from the start of 2017, things may be getting worse for UNG.
  4. Buy These Uptrending Stocks on the Pullback (LRCX, CPRT)

    These stocks have been booming recently, and a recent pullback may present an opportunity to get in.
  5. Trade the Move in Commodities With These ETFs (COMT, COW)

    Bullish chart patterns combined with nearby support makes now an interesting time to buy into commodities.(COMT,COW)
  6. Natural Gas Futures Lose Ground (UGAZ)

    Monday saw weakness for the commodity, with natural gas futures seeing extended losses despite lower inventories and a Texas ...
  1. Prison Stocks Boosted by Justice Dept. Reversal of Scale Back (CXW, GEO)

    The DOJ’s reversal of the decision to scale back private prisons represents good news for prison stocks.
  2. Is Your Bank Pushing You Into the Wrong Products?

    Recent reports of questionable selling practices at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. underscore the need for banking customers ...
  3. How Emotions Affect Your Investment Strategy

    Behavioral finance studies the emotional side of investing and its effects on investor returns.
  4. Why Are the Cayman Islands So Popular With Hedge Funds?

    Here's a recent Q&A on what makes the Cayman Islands popular with hedge funds.
  5. The Misogyny That Keeps Women From Investing

    Even though women save well, they are still hesitant to take their rightful place as investors.
  6. When Investing in Gold, Context Is Key

    No market need more context right now than gold for investors to be successful.
  1. Toy Co. Earnings: Hasbro vs. Mattel

    Hasbro has gained against Mattel as its rebranding campaign, product diversification initiative and Disney contract win reap ...
  2. Top 4 Small-Cap Stocks for 2017

    Our picks for four small-cap stocks could have a stellar 2017, complete with summaries and growth outlooks for each company ...
  3. L Brands is Losing to Competitors (LB, AEO)

    L Brands shares are taking a beating after the company projected a weaker-than-expected outlook and a declining bra business.
  4. Unilever Launches 'Review' In Wake of Kraft Bid

    Kraft's surprise bid served as a wakeup call for the UK firm, setting in motion possible cost cuts.
  5. Top 3 Healthcare Stocks for 2017

    These 3 healthcare stocks began 2017 in an upward trend and may continue.
  6. The Top 4 Beer Stocks for 2017

    In good economic times or bad, alcohol never go out of style. Here are a few beer stocks to consider this year.
  1. Retirement Planning Strategies for Clients in Their 60s

    Here are four things clients in their 60s need to consider when it comes to retirement planning.
  2. Things You Should Know About IRA Beneficiaries: Part 2

    Here's how IRAs, and the beneficiaries you name, work with wills and trusts.
  3. Understanding the “F” Word of Financial Planning

    When it comes to financial planning, "fiduciary" is the only F word you should need to know.
  4. What is Impact Investing?

    What is impact investing?
  5. Journey Through the 6 Stages of Retirement

    Financial planning is important, but emotional planning is the key to retiree bliss.
  6. 3 Ways Retirees Can Generate Income from Investments

    It's not enough to have savings; those investments have to generate income to last through retirement. Here's how.
  1. How to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud

    Credit card fraud is sharply up. Learn the worst types and how to protect yourself.
  2. A Different Tech ETF Computes New Highs (FXL)

    This tech ETF is soaring, but investors should investigate what makes this fund tick.
  3. Social Payment

    Social payment is the use of social media to transfer money to another person or business.
  4. Get Approved for a Mortgage in an Hour

    The traditional mortgage approval process takes 2-4 weeks, but tech companies have reduced the time to get approved for a ...
  5. Affirm, Inc.

    Affirm’s initial product is a lending solution that can be used to pay for purchases at a variety of online or bricks and ...
  6. Cloud Storage

    Cloud storage is a way for businesses and consumers to save data securely online so it can be easily shared and accessed ...
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