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5 Key Financial Moves You Should Make Before 2014

It's easy to forget that a New Year is coming up, and planning for it is important. Here are 5 key financial actions to take ahead of 2014... Read Article

Beware of Mutual Fund Fees: 3 Keys to Consider

Mutual funds are a great investment tool, but investors need to understand a key component in these funds: expenses. Let's focus on 3 key areas of costs Read Article

6 Tips for an Effective Household Budget

With the holidays upon us, it's a good time to review your spending plans and household budget. Here are 6 tips for an effective budget plan Read Article

3 Essential Beginner Investing Tips for Millennials

These 3 tips can help millennials get their feet wet in the investing world. Read Article

Funds Down? Don’t Worry, It’s Distribution Season

Honey, they shrunk the fund -- or did they? If you're seeing a dip in your Vanguard mutual funds this week, there's a perfectly sound reason. Read Article

4 Financial Professionals – And How They Can Work For You

Understanding the different roles of financial professionals, including brokers, accountants and planners is important to long term planning. Learn the differences here... Read Article

Get More Involved With Your Retirement

You won't be ready for retirement by just sitting on your 401k or IRA -- you have to get active about managing those plans. Here's three ways to get the ball rolling. Read Article

Lower Unemployment, Faster Taper?

Lower unemployment seems like no-brainer good news -- but Wall Street's initial read was that it might prompt a faster taper. Read Article

Consumer Spending, Other Economic Data Show Mixed Results

Economic data is sending mixed signals, from consumer spending that's not comparable to last year to flat home sales with positive revisions. Read Article

5 Steps to Research Stocks

Wondering how to research stocks for your portfolio? Here are the top things you need to know. Read Article

3 Dow CEOs That Should Follow Walmart’s Duke to the Exit

“The buck stops here,” said the now-famous sign on President Harry S Truman’s Oval Office desk. Nearly 70 years later, that clarion cry for accountability from top leadership persists in corporate America – particularly at publicly traded companies where CEOs feet are – or at least should be -- held to the fire. Read Article

5 Things to Look For in a Financial Advisor

Financial matters can get complicated, and the busier you are, the less time you have to sort them out. Here are 5 things you need to look for in an advisor Read Article

A Dow Point Today Isn’t What It Used to Be

Tapering isn't imminent, and neither is hyperinflation, so don't be swayed by headlines. Read Article

401k Basics Pave the Road Towards Retirement

As defined benefit plans face extinction, employees are more responsible for financing their retirements. Fortunately, 401ks and IRAs are there to help. Read Article

8 Critical Retirement Planning Tips to Follow

Fifty-eight percent of workers haven't tried to calculate how much they need for retirement, let alone put a plan in place. Here are 8 steps to take to help Read Article

Why You Shouldn’t Be Drooling Over Bountiful Buybacks

Stock buybacks are a great way to boost earnings without actually doing anything. Unfortunately, they're almost never worth it. Read Article

4 Tips to Guide You Before the Bubble Bursts

Signs are flashing that perhaps this market it overbought. Instead of reacting at the worst time, prepare ahead of time. Use these 4 tips to guide you Read Article

Cycles and Investment Success Take Time to Develop

The anniversary of the 2008-2009 bear market is upon us, and investment advisors will begin to tout huge returns with those years gone. Don't buy the hype Read Article

NFLX, YHOO Among 12 Stocks Wall Street Consistently Gets Wrong

Wall Street is constantly putting out analyst reports and changing price targets for stocks , and in many cases those estimate may not be close. Read Article

If Bitcoin Is So Secure, Why Have There Been Dozens of Robberies?

Bitcoin bulls like to say that Bitcoin is a good investment because it's secure. Then why have there been dozens of Bitcoin bank robberies? Read Article