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How I Plan to Become Financially Independent by 2018

While this site is mostly about dividend investing, today will be more based towards personal finance. Here is my 5-step plan to financial freedom Read Article

SolarCity Corp: Don’t Bet on a Sunny Future (SCTY)

While no SunEdison, SolarCity's long-term value proposition looks hazy at best with continued risks in the solar patch. Read Article

How Millennials Can Take Control of Skyrocketing Student Loan Debt

Mired in student loan debt? Your best ally is knowledge, which can keep you from running into fees and prevent you from falling into default. Read Article

4 Money-Sucking Pitfalls All Millennials Fall Into

Attention millennials! Investing wisely requires years of experience (and pain), but you can get ahead by avoiding these common pitfalls. Read Article

7 Big Tech Stocks Leading the Second-Half Charge

The three best-performing sectors today are three of the worst-performing sectors this year. Look to Big Tech to deliver some modest gains. Read Article

Facebook Inc: Will Alleged Political Bias Come Back to Haunt FB Stock?

Facebook's meeting with top conservatives convinced some that the company is serious about repairing its relationship with the right. How will this affect FB stock? Read Article

Under Armour Inc: Can UA Stock Break Out, Or Should You Pass?

Under Armour (UA) has a lot going for it, but with less attractive fundamentals than rival Nike, and no buy signal in sight, UA stock is in for a rough time. Read Article

3 Blue-Chip Stocks Taking a Turn for the Worst

Stocks continue to slide lower after the sudden hawkish turn by the Federal Reserve — pushing the Dow Jones below three-month support levels. Read Article

3 Stocks Getting Crushed by the Federal Reserve

Stocks are being hit hard after the surprisingly hawkish Federal Reserve minutes from the April policy meeting rattled investors. Read Article

Target Corporation: TGT Stock Is Down, But Not Out

Target (TGT) beat consensus estimates for per-share earnings but whiffed on revenue. Still, TGT could surprise in Q2 if the economy recovers. Read Article

3 Dow Jones Titans Feeling Under the Weather

These popular blue chips are hitting the pavement, as even the market at large is faring better. Read Article

7 Retailers Colliding Headfirst Into a Brick Wall

A decline in consumer spending amid a global economic slowdown is putting a damper on these seven retailers. Read Article

3 Big Tech Heavyweights Hitting the Mat

These technology stalwarts famous for market-beating returns are now hitting the floor after a break down of support. Watch out! Read Article

7 Blue Chips That Are Getting Ugly in a Hurry

The ECB's stimulus disappointment and poor jobs report are weighing on the Dow 30, causing these blue-chips stocks to test support. Read Article

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Is a Trader’s Dream (CMG)

Chipotle (CMG) stock is bucking the trend today, with shares trading higher. Here's why the stock is a trader's dream right now. Read Article

Choosing an Investment Advisor Is a Features vs Benefits Balance

I've been thinking about the investment advisory business, and realize how confusing it can become to choose. It's time to narrow down the options... Read Article

Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing

Dividend investing is part art, part science. Financial ratios make up most of the science behind investing. Here are 10 key ratios you need to know Read Article

Facebook Inc: Don’t Sweat Facebook C Shares (FB)

Facebook (FB) was already insider-controlled, placing this week's news of Facebook C shares on the irrelevant side. Read Article

3 Bank Stocks Getting Whipsawed by the Fed

Janet Yellen decided not to raise rates, and these three bank stocks are the epicenter of the hawkish Federal Reserve remarks. Read Article

3 Big Airliners Quickly Losing Altitude

Airliners aren't having much luck in the earnings confessional this quarter, and American, Delta and United are drifting downward. Read Article