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For Pilots, Retirement Planning Is No Place to Wing It
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For Pilots, Retirement Planning Is No Place to Wing It

Some special circumstances make pilots prime candidates for needing professional financial advice.
June 29, 2020
The Risk You Face If You Receive Equity Compensation
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The Risk You Face If You Receive Equity Compensation

Anyone who receives non-cash pay like stock options or restricted stock needs to understand, and heed, a major danger to their investment portfolio an…
June 29, 2020
6 Stocks That Corporate Insiders Are Buying Now
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6 Stocks That Corporate Insiders Are Buying Now

When Wall Street sends off mixed signals, see what corporate insiders have to say. Here are six stocks that have enjoyed notable insider buying recent…
June 28, 2020
Closing Bell 6/26/20: Banks Burned as Stocks Break Sharply Lower
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Closing Bell 6/26/20: Banks Burned as Stocks Break Sharply Lower

The Fed's limitations on big banks' dividends and share buybacks coupled with swelling COVID-19 caseloads to weigh heavily on stocks Friday.
June 26, 2020
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5 Top-Rated Financial Stocks
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5 Top-Rated Financial Stocks

A harsh year for financial stocks has created a few value opportunities. Here are five analyst picks from the beleaguered sector.
June 26, 2020
Divorcing? 7 Tips for Financial Clarity During a Turbulent Time
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Divorcing? 7 Tips for Financial Clarity During a Turbulent Time

Women need to be especially careful to make sure their long-term financial and health care needs are protected when going through a divorce.
June 26, 2020
Stars Align for Some Special Wealth Planning Opportunities
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Stars Align for Some Special Wealth Planning Opportunities

A confluence of special tax, interest rate and market circumstances makes this a great time to execute income and wealth planning strategies that can …
June 26, 2020
Closing Bell 6/25/20: Dow, Nasdaq Fly on Late-Day Surge
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Closing Bell 6/25/20: Dow, Nasdaq Fly on Late-Day Surge

A bevy of troubling COVID-related headlines threatened to pull stocks lower Thursday, but stocks made a sudden afternoon push to finish well in the bl…
June 25, 2020
13 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next Bull Market
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13 Best Vanguard Funds for the Next Bull Market

Optimistic that the bounce since March is indeed the start of the next bull market? Here are the 13 best Vanguard funds to help you make the most of i…
June 25, 2020
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Inside the New Work From Home ETF (WFH)
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Inside the New Work From Home ETF (WFH)

The Direxion Work From Home ETF (WFH) puts investors in touch with dozens of companies benefiting from the suddenly accelerating trend of remote work.
June 25, 2020
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How New Graduates Can Make the Most of a Terrible Job Market
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How New Graduates Can Make the Most of a Terrible Job Market

A pandemic AND a recession? The Class of 2020 can use all the help they can get, and the president of Denison University is happy to pitch in by shari…
June 25, 2020
A Mid-Cap Fund With Big Gains
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A Mid-Cap Fund With Big Gains

The fund’s best performers over the past year were software firms.
June 24, 2020
Closing Bell 6/24/20: Market's Roller-Coaster Ride Takes a Steep Drop
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Closing Bell 6/24/20: Market's Roller-Coaster Ride Takes a Steep Drop

Bad economic and COVID-19 news both weighed on stocks Wednesday.
June 24, 2020
Buy Utilities for Defense and Income
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Buy Utilities for Defense and Income

This fund bets big on utilities with good growth prospects.
June 24, 2020
Understand the Major Indexes
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Understand the Major Indexes

“The market” has many proxies, but there are important differences among them.
June 24, 2020
Applying for Disability Benefits During a Global Pandemic
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Applying for Disability Benefits During a Global Pandemic

It can take months or even years to get approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits in the best of times. Needless to say, now i…
June 24, 2020
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Closing Bell 6/23/20: Tech Stocks Keep Raising the Ceiling
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Closing Bell 6/23/20: Tech Stocks Keep Raising the Ceiling

The Nasdaq Composite notches a record close Tuesday as tech-sector names including Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT) and Facebook (FB) set new highs.
June 24, 2020
Why COVID-19 May Cause You to Consider a Greater Purpose for Your Money
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Why COVID-19 May Cause You to Consider a Greater Purpose for Your Money

With all that is going on right now, you may be thinking more about what values you hold dearest. If so, faith-based investing can offer you an outlet…
June 23, 2020
11 Emerging-Markets Stocks Showing Signs of Life
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11 Emerging-Markets Stocks Showing Signs of Life

Emerging-markets stocks have broadly struggled in 2020, but like their U.S. counterparts, they're showing plenty of heart now.
June 23, 2020
Check Your Financial Adviser Now (and Every Year) or Regret It Later
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Check Your Financial Adviser Now (and Every Year) or Regret It Later

Fewer than 10% of investors use free background checks like Investor.gov, BrokerCheck or IAPD to check their financial advisers’ backgrounds. These on…
June 23, 2020
The Best Stocks You've Never Heard Of
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The Best Stocks You've Never Heard Of

Whether you're looking for bigger returns or simply better diversification, here are 19 of the best stocks that likely aren't on your radar ... yet.
June 23, 2020
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Closing Bell 6/22/20: Big Tech Carries the Markets
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Closing Bell 6/22/20: Big Tech Carries the Markets

Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT) were at the forefront of a tech-led rally in the broader markets Monday.
June 22, 2020
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10 Things You Must Know About Bull Markets
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10 Things You Must Know About Bull Markets

It's easy to look smart when most stocks are gaining day after day, but how much do you really know about the workings of bull markets?
June 22, 2020
How to Save Yourself from … Yourself
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How to Save Yourself from … Yourself

Stock market volatility like we’ve been seeing the past few months can bring out the worst in investors. Keep your head and avoid some potentially ser…
June 22, 2020
Closing Bell 6/19/20: Coronavirus Woes Pile Up on the Dow
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Closing Bell 6/19/20: Coronavirus Woes Pile Up on the Dow

Continued spikes in COVID-19 caseloads and other troubling coronavirus-linked news weighed on the Dow yet again Friday.
June 19, 2020
10 Things You Must Know About Insider Trading
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10 Things You Must Know About Insider Trading

If you’re an active investor who occasionally buys or sells stocks based on tips, you need to know what's allowed -- and what can land you in jail.
June 19, 2020