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Interactive Brokers vs. OptionsHouse: Comparing Online Stock Brokers

Placing trades is easy but comparing brokers before opening a brokerage account can be a chore 160 From research capabilities to commissions and investment choices comparing discount brokers can be simplified by focusing on what really matters Today we ll look at Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Test Your Obamacare Knowledge: Can You Pass This Quiz?

Image source Getty Images Despite the Affordable Care Act being signed into law more than six years ago and Obamacare as the ACA is more commonly known being fully in effect in the individual market for three years a lot of Americans still don t really understand it According Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Why Did ATT Inc. Shares Gain 10% in December?

AT amp T owns DirecTV Image source AT amp T AT amp T s NYSE T chances of receiving regulatory approval for its deal to buy Time Warner NYSE TWX look stronger under President elect Donald Trump than under Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton In addition Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Southwest Airlines Is Finally Touching Down in Cincinnati

A decade ago Southwest Airlines NYSE LUV avoided many of the biggest cities in the U S preferring to serve smaller uncongested airports Since then Southwest has become much more interested in courting business travelers As a result it has added service to key airports in Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

3 Top Stocks Billionaires Love

While it s never a good idea to slavishly follow billionaire investors into stocks monitoring their portfolio positions usually uncovers some interesting ideas In this vein let s look at three stocks that the investment vehicles of Ray Dalio Warren Buffett and George Soros Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Twitter, Inc. Earnings: Mark Your Calendar

Twitter NYSE TWTR just put a date to its fourth quarter earnings release The company will announce financial results for the quarter on Thursday February 9 Following its better than expected third quarter investors may be hoping for some of Q3 s positive trends to Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Ignore the iPhone Doom and Gloom Reports

Apple NASDAQ AAPL faced more than its fair share of gloomy prognostications during 2016 It s true that the company posted its first annual earnings decline in over a decade last year but Apple still performed well overall generating more than 45 billion in net income in Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Which States Tax My Social Security Retirement Benefits?

Lots of retirees are surprised by the big bite that taxes can take out of a nest egg Depending on where you live the tax hit can be especially painful once you account for state and local sales taxes and property taxes Making matters worse some states even tax Social Security...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

5 Things Fourth-Quarter Football Strategy Can Teach You About Retirement Planning

Football season is entering a critical stretch and the thrilling nature of the games is boosting the sport s popularity during this time of year Have you ever watched a game and thought that the fourth quarter always seems to matter the most As the game gets closer to the end the...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Investors, Save Big on Mutual Fund Fees

Mutual funds and exchange traded funds are getting cheaper than ever But if you don t keep an eye on the bargain racks it s easy to miss out on some big savings Mutual funds and exchange traded funds are getting cheaper than ever But if you don t keep an eye on the bargain racks...
Posted On 09 Jan 2017