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Beware the Hazards of Robo Advisors
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Beware the Hazards of Robo Advisors

How to protect yourself from automated investment advice services (robo advisors) that may not be trustworthy.

0% Brokerage Commissions Have Limits
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0% Brokerage Commissions Have Limits

Just because major brokerages slashed commissions on trading stocks to zero doesn’t mean you should ignore other fees.

Brokerages that Offer Higher Cash Yields
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Brokerages that Offer Higher Cash Yields

Here’s what you need to know to get the highest yield.

New Broker Rules Provide False Promises of Protection
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New Broker Rules Provide False Promises of Protection

New SEC rules to shield against broker conflicts of interest do little to protect you. Here’s how to make sure you’re safe.

Lower Trading Fees Are Not Always Better
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Lower Trading Fees Are Not Always Better

Major discount brokerages have slashed the commissions that they charge investors to trade US stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) online.…

The Truth About Investment-Fee Rebates
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The Truth About Investment-Fee Rebates

A money-back guarantee might seem like an enticing assurance that a product or service is reliable. But when it comes to…

Best Way to Transfer Brokerage Accounts
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Best Way to Transfer Brokerage Accounts

What’s the best way to transfer stocks, bonds and mutual funds from one broker to another? Let the new broker…