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  • The Best Jobs in America for 2013 Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 4:08 AM ET

    The economy is sputtering back to life and many an employee has an itch to see what else is out there. Before you blast out your resume, check out the 10 best jobs for 2013.

  • How MasterCard Is Cracking Myanmar   Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:30 PM ET
    MasterCard Gains Access To Myanmar Market

    Mathew Driver, Division President for Southeast Asia at Mastercard, says the first step to gaining penetration in Myanmar's debit and credit card market is to ensure better access to bank accounts.

  • GE Profit Beats on Emerging Market Growth Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    General Electric reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that beat estimates as the maker of jet engines and wind turbines looks to expand in developing markets.

  • NYSE-ICE Deal Signals Stocks Not the Future: Pitt Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:44 AM ET
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    Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt told CNBC that this exchange deal signals that "equity trading is not the wave of the profitable future."

  • How much will the fiscal cliff impact you, and how can you minimize damage to your finances? Here are questions financial advisers are sifting through with clients.

  • State of the Financial Services Industry   Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 7:20 PM ET
    State of the Financial Services Industry

    Paul Smith, Asia Pacific MD of the CFA Institute discusses the new trends emerging in the financial services industry. He thinks it includes whistle-blowing, and a lack of fear among traders to speak out.

  • How to Build a Financial Adviser Team Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 4:06 PM ET
    How to Build a Financial Adviser Team

    To put together a strong team of financial advisers, try these tips.

  • Safeguarding Your Assets Against the Hazards of a Lawsuit

    Professionals, like doctors and lawyers and anyone else who might be sued, should work with an adviser to keep creditors from cleaning them out if they lose in court

  • When Advisers Change Jobs, Ask Questions Before Tagging Along

    With financial advisers moving from one firm to another more frequently than in the past, chances are you'll have an opportunity to review your needs.

  • Try Candor and Humility With Your Clients Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 3:53 PM ET
    Try Candor and Humility With Your Clients

    The way to foster long-term relationships is to admit that we cannot know what the markets will do, says  Mark Hebner, president of Index Fund Advisors.

  • Taking a Healthy Approach to Real Estate Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 1:59 PM ET
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    When it comes to investing in health care, sometimes it's not about medicines and devices. There are real estate investment trusts specializing in the health care sector that invest in property and facilities.

  • Top Cities for Financial Adviser Startups Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 12:13 PM ET
    As financial services companies trim payrolls, more industry veterans are opening their own investment firms.According to , which tracks the, there are now 28,574 resident investment adviser, RIA, firms, usually with offices of two to eight employees and an average of $25 million to $50 million in client assets under management, AUM. Others, such as spinoffs from the financial giants, can manage mutual funds and other big accounts, boosting the AUM.In the most recent full year of year of data, 2011, 1,108 RIA firms were formed with $561.38 billion worth of assets under management.We thought it would be interesting to see what cities had the most activity in creating new RIA firms in 2011 and how much money (measured in assets) was under management. (Note that there is a wide range of assets, depending on the individual starting the firm and the number and size of clients.)Here are the top ten cities based on a customized search of AdviceIQ/Meridian-IQ data bases.

    New financial advisory firms are popping up around the U.S., as veteran brokers leave big firms to build their own. These 10 are startup hotbeds.

  • New Definition of Success? Survival Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 12:06 PM ET
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    Consumers would do well to follow these financial survival skills, according to Eleanor Blayney, consumer advocate for the CFP Board.

  • Focus on Money Matters, Not Investment Returns Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 12:05 PM ET
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    For financial advice, take the focus off the factors we can't control and move it to the things we can. It requires robust communication and periodic reassessment, according to Marilyn Capelli Dimitroff of Capelli Financial Services.

  • Problem Clients? No Problem at All Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 12:04 PM ET
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    There are really no problem clients so much as there are clients in problematic situations, says adviser Dan Mathews of Stepp and Rothwell.

  • Don't Overlook Advice for Your Retirement Accounts Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 12:04 PM ET
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    It may be a no-brainer to hire an adviser to manage your investment account, but what about your IRA and 401(k)?

  • How to Break Up with Your Financial Adviser Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 12:02 PM ET
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    When it's time to cut ties, make sure you know what to do and when to do it.

  • What Kind of Financial Adviser is Right for You? Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 12:01 PM ET
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    What’s best for you depends on the size of your portfolio, your risk tolerance and how your adviser gets paid.

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    The markets are trickier than ever, technology is a bear and the parade of complex products with odd names is enough to make your head spin.

  • Dealing With a Problem Client Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 12:00 PM ET
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    It’s important to distinguish between high-maintenance clients (who need a lot of hand holding) and problem ones (who want the impossible).