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Why Roth IRAs Are Such a Great Deal

Saving for retirement is more important than ever, with threats to other forms of retirement income. For many retirement savers, a Roth IRA...

Why MLPs Are More Popular Than Ever

Master limited partnerships have gotten extremely popular among investors. But what exactly are MLPs, and why are they getting so much...

Tax Help: Where You Can Get It

Time's running out to get your taxes prepared and filed. But many taxpayers still need help to get their taxes done. How can you get the help...

Why Realty Income Corp Uses Leverage

One of the benefits often cited for why a company might use debt to finance its operations is that the interest payments are tax-deductible....

3 Dividend Stocks for Your IRA

With just two weeks left until the IRA contribution deadline, it's time to fund this vital retirement account if you haven't already done so....

Want a Pay Raise? Move to 1 of These 5 States

Source: Flickr / Darla Hueske 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently announced workers in one state saw their personal income...

Get Your IRS Refund Quickly

With only a few weeks to go before the April 15 tax filing deadline, millions of Americans are digging up their W2s and firing...

How the NLRB Ruling on College Football Player Unions Could Change Sports Forever

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter is at the center of a fight to unionize the school's football team. Source: Flickr

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Why You Need an IRA Now

Now more than ever, you can't afford to wait to save for your retirement. But what's the best way to make the most of tax benefits available...

What Is an IRA, Anyway?

No matter your age or profession, once you enter the workforce, you should be able to confidently answer the question: "What is an IRA?"

The...

Is Nike a Good Buy Now?

Nike  recently reported solid third-quarter earnings results. However, the market did not seem too excited, pressuring the stock by as...

Why Shares of Conn's, Inc. Jumped

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in...

Q4 2013 Corporate Profit Up 2%

Fourth-quarter 2013 adjusted after-tax corporate profit increased 2% quarter-over-quarter to $1.74 trillion, according to a U.S. Commerce...

You Can Still Max Out Your 401(k) 2014 Contribution Limit -- And You Probably Should!

Let's work together to keep this number as low as possible, shall we?

The April 15 deadline for filing federal income tax...