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You have heard the term, but you don’t know how it works. You may even be familiar with the strategy, but not aware of the nuances. How might this strategy benefit your clients? And which ones? Why should one use premium financing over other types of loan investment alternatives?

Premium financing is a strategy whereby a qualified borrower accesses third-party financing to pay for large....More>>>

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A growing number of parents of children ages 17 and older say they’re repaying their children’s college debt, according to a new analysis by USC researchers. About 13% of parents around age 50 reported paying off their children’s student loans.

They’re also borrowing more. From the 1995-96 academic year to the 2015-16 academic year, borrowers for Parent Loans for Undergraduate....More>>>

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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is getting richer by the minute.

That’s because the Oracle of Omaha’s company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A; BRK.B) has a portfolio full of dividend-yielding stocks.

Represented are Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC), Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO), and Kraft Heinz Co. (Nasdaq: KHC), just to name a few.

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On Dec. 14, 2016, the federal funds rate was hiked by 25 basis points to 0.75%. More hikes are expected in 2017, but early this month, Fed FOMC members decided to maintain the interest rate at 75% for the time being without ruling out further increments. The next meeting of the Fed is slated for Wednesday, March 15, and analysts believe that the current rate of 0.75% will hold.

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NEW YORK – The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5% raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. Thats the biggest raise in three years.

The bump reflects how well stocks have done under these CEOs watch. Boards of directors increasingly require....More>>>

The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

The typical income investor who is retired needs dividend stocks that yield at least 3.5% to live off of them. Unfortunately, the average S&P 500 stock yields just 1.9%.

Source: Steve Buissinne via Stock Snap

Care to guess how many S&P 500 stocks pay a dividend?

Exactly 418, or 83% of the index. Of those, 66 have a current dividend yield of 3.5% or greater.


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HighTower says Resolute Investment Advisors is joining it in Colorado Springs, the seventh team to come on board its partnership this year.

The team manages roughly $500 million in client assets, and includes three advisors formerly with UBS....More>>>

Best Gold Stocks To Watch For 2017

If you’re looking for the best way to capitalize on the recovery effort in gold prices, buying gold or a gold-related instrument like SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD) may not be the best way to do it. Gold miners — and junior gold miners in particular — tend to dish out magnified performances of gold prices, meaning whatever direction gold is moving, the mining stocks move that....More>>>

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A late rally led U.S. stocks to edge into the green at Thursdays closing bell, with the S&P 500 closing above 2,100 for the first time since April.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose almost 49 points, or 0.27% to close the day at 17.838.56.

The S&P 500, meanwhile, gained 5.93 points, or 0.28% to end at 2105.26. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 19 points, or 0.4% to 4,971.36.


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Although 2016 wasn’t exactly the greatest year for healthcare stocks in general, there really aren’t very many true bargains to be found in the industry. However, three healthcare stocks do appear to be priced well below what they’re worth. Here’s why Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), Lantheus Holdings (NASDAQ:LNTH), and Mallinckrodt (NYSE:MNK) look to be ridiculously cheap....More>>>

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Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) is well positioned both geographically and in product terms to reap the benefits of its position, as we go into 2017. CEO Sergio Marchionne has astutely managed the strategic and brand issues involved. The company is better placed than its traditional rivals Ford (NYSE:F) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) and the stock market has undervalued its strong position. Recent announcements....More>>>

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(Editors note: There is much greater liquidity on the Tokyo Exchange under the ticker 4901:JP)

Japanese companies used to have a well-deserved reputation for being stodgy; while concepts like just-in-time inventory were adopted relatively quickly, many companies have allowed themselves to become lumbering conglomerates that are slow to jettison operations with poor future prospects for growth....More>>>

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Under Armour’s (UA) earnings beats are just about as reliable as a three-point shot from Stephen Curry’s, whose sneakers helped boost the apparel company’s first-quarter sales. Citigroup’s Kate McShane and Corinna Van der Ghinst have the details:

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Under Armourreported Q116 EPS of $0.04, beating our $0.03 estimate and split-adjusted consensus....More>>>

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We tried Apple’s AirPods After significant delays and months of hype, Apple AirPods are finally here.

When Apple kicked the headphone jack to the curb in September in favor of wireless headsets, all eyes were on the change and futuristic-looking earpieces. After all, the company was betting big on its wire-free earbuds and wasn’t afraid to upset some Apple fans along the....More>>>