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The "Fiduciary Rule" Is President Obama's Next Executive Order We'll Have to Live With

A new fiduciary rule was unveiled by the Obama administration today.

The new protections, called fiduciary regulations, will require financial professionals to put their clients’ interests before their own financial gain when offering individualized retirement advice.

While this sounds like a positive development, let’s be clear: You were intentionally left out of the decision-making process.

And you'll have no say in how it affects you once it becomes law on Jan. 1, 2018...

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Congress' Trillion-Dollar Budget Crisis No One Is Talking About

There's a looming budget crisis involving America's defense program – what's known as the "nuclear triad."

No one's talking about it.

But it's going to cost U.S. taxpayers big – as in "trillions of dollars" big.

Here's what you need to know about this unnecessary modernization and where all that money will likely go...

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The Most Twisted Truths About the Economy in SOTU 2016

We fact checked U.S. President Barack Obama’s statements about the U.S. economy in his SOTU 2016 address Tuesday night.

The numbers simply don’t add up.

The president stretched the truth – and made a few convenient omissions – to bolster his claim that the economy has become more robust than ever under his tenure.

Find out how the actual numbers compare in our quick breakdown...

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President Obama Is the Most Controversial Executive Action User in U.S. History – Here's Why

President Obama's recent gun control executive order fired a lot of people up. New House Speaker Paul Ryan called Obama's plan "a form of intimidation that undermines liberty."

But many people aren't aware that the controversy doesn't just lie in what the president issues directives on, it's the sly way he goes about doing it.

Here's why President Obama is the most controversial user of executive actions in U.S. history...