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  1. The Best Way to Help Your Parents Buy a House

    If your are thinking of assisting your folks with a home purchase, be sure you understand the financial consequences before ...
  2. Pershing's Bill Ackman Reveals Bullishness on Trump

    Controversial investment giant Bill Ackman voices support for Trump, and analysts are skeptical. It doesn't help his fund ...
  3. Loeb's Third Point Increasing Stakes in Tech Giants (AAPL, BABA)

    According to regulatory filings, Third Point LLC has revealed shifts in its positions in some of the biggest tech stocks ...
  4. If You Win $1 Million, Can You Minimize the Taxes?

    If you won $1 million, would it make sense tax-wise to take a lump sum or a 20-year pay out?
  5. Robo Tax Loss Harvesting

    The automated selling of securities in a portfolio to deliberately incur losses in order to offset any capital gains or taxable ...
  6. Should You Have a Supplemental Retirement Plan

    A supplemental retirement plan can enhance your ability to set aside money for retirement when you've exhausted other savings ...
  1. Vanguard's John Bogle on the 40th Anniversary of Index Funds

    In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Vanguard's John Bogle reflects on the birth of the index fund and where the industry ...
  2. What Is an Interval Fund?

    Interval funds provide high yield in exchange for illiquidity and high fees. They are not for everyone. Find out here if ...
  3. Ryan vs. Trump: How Their Tax Plans Differ

    Changes to the tax code are likely, but President-elect Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan (D-Wis.) have yet to agree on which ...
  4. How Fintech Advances Are Improving Finance for All

    Financial technology companies have changed the landscape for the way we manage our financial lives. Here's what to expect ...
  5. Why U.S. Stock Funds Are on a Roll (GS, TRI)

    U.S. stock funds are on the verge of posting double-digit gains for 2016, fueled by President-Elect Trump's victory
  6. Rise of the Robo Advisors

    The financial advisory business is facing an impending transformational change.
  1. Can I buy a house directly from Fannie Mae (FNMA)?

    Fannie Mae (the Federal National Mortgage Association, or FNMA) is a government-sponsored enterprise established to expand ...
  2. Make Better Financial Decisions With These 3 Tips

    To make better financial decisions you need to define success, find out how others do it, make a plan, and think outside ...
  3. The Financial Advice You Need in Your 30s

    When you reach your 30s and have kids, debt and your retirement to fund, where is the best place to put your money to work?
  4. Don't Wait to Teach Your Kids About Money

    Parents should always take the initiative to teach our kids to save from an early age.
  5. FDA Greenlights Study of Ecstasy for PTSD Patients

    The controversial Ecstasy drug, MDMA, is being studied as a PTSD treatment.
  6. Top 10 Companies With the Best Parental Leave and Benefits (NFLX, ADBE)

    Ikea just announced it will offer its 13,000 salaried and hourly employees in the U.S. up to four months of paid parental ...
  1. Bitcoin May Go Up if Italy Referendum Votes 'No'

    If Italy votes 'No' on Sunday, the Eurozone economy may destabilize. Awesome news for Bitcoin.
  2. Could Italy’s Referendum End the Euro? (EWI)

    Italy will hold a constitutional referendum this weekend, but some say it is really a vote on the Eurozone
  3. Sustainable Value: My Favorite Term

    Cable exec Leo Hindery shares his favorite financial term.
  4. 3 Tech Stocks To Buy For The Bounce (MSFT, TXN)

    Big tech has been sold aggressively in recent weeks but a handful of components have held up exceptional well and could lead ...
  5. Halliburton A Better Buy Than Schlumberger (HAL, SLB)

    Both oil services giants should gain ground into 2017 but Halliburton has carved a much stronger technical pattern.
  6. A Strategy for Investing in Comstock (CRK)

    CRK did not break out dramatically like some energy stocks when OPEC announced production limits, but this could be good ...
  1. Novartis Lung Cancer Drug Succeeds in Trial (NVS)

    Novartis said its Zykadia drug was twice as effective against chemotherapy in a Phase 3 trial.
  2. Samsung Phones Might Ditch Everything But the Screen (SSNLF, AAPL)

    I'll see your missing headphone jack, Apple, and I'll raise you no home button.
  3. Target Is Restocking Hatchimals This Weekend (SNMSF)

    Here’s where you can find these high-demand toys.
  4. GNC to Pay $2M for Misbranded Supplement (GNC)

    GNC will fork over $2.25 million for allegedly using illegal ingredients in its supplements.
  5. Moody's Says These are the Lowest-Rated Nations in the EU

    Moody's has changed Italy's Baa2 long-term issuer rating from stable down to negative. What are the lowest-rated soverign ...
  6. Moody’s: Tax Reform to Improve Cisco’s Credit

    The networking hardware firm could finance its $21.2 billion debt with a portion of overseas cash.
  1. Teva Gets Boost On CEO's Positive Comments (TEVA)

    Teva shares are up by about 3% following comments from the CEO at the Citi Global Healthcare Conference.
  2. Bankers Hint at Higher Future Dividend Payouts (JPM, BAC)

    The chiefs of JP Morgan and Bank of America are dropping dividend hints.
  3. BlackBerry: Twilight of the Keyboard

    Leaks on BlackBerry's upcoming Mercury DTEK70 phone confirm a built-in keyboard, Android OS.
  4. Medtronic Fined $17M in China for Price Fixing (MDT)

    Medtronic's Chinese unit was slapped with a fine for monopolistic business practices.
  5. Donald Trump's Twitter Relationship Is "Complicated" (TWTR)

    If Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey can find a way to monetize Trump's tweets, retweets and impressions, Wall Street might fall in ...
  6. Deutsche Bank Downgrades Fitbit From Buy to Hold

    The German bank also lowered its price target for Fitbit Inc. from $18 to $9 a share.
  1. 10 Ways to Cut Spending Before Retirement

    If your retirement income is less than you planned for, here is a list of ways to plan a new budget.
  2. Tips for Baby Boomers Who Are Ready to Retire

    For those nearing their retirement date, here are a few things that should be organized in the years prior.
  3. 6 IRA Tax Changes That Could Impact You Soon

    Here are several potential measures that could come before Congress in 2017 that would negatively impact the tax benefits ...
  4. How to Evaluate Your Retirement Plan

    Here are four things to consider to make sure you are financially prepared for retirement.
  5. Retirement Abroad: 5 Unexpected Foreign Cities

    If retiring abroad is your dream, here are some less well known destinations where the culture is rich; the scenery, lovely ...
  6. A Look at UBS's New SmartWealth Robo-Advisor

    Here's how UBS's robo-advisor, set to launch in the U.K. in 2017, will work.
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