Christian C. Sanfilippo Jr., left, and Scott E. Mazzella, both of Barclays Capital, work on the ... floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. U.S....
In this photo taken Wednesday April 25, 2012, a China Shipping Line container ship makes its way ... toward the Golden Gate past the San Francisco skyline in this view from Sausalito, Calif. (AP...
Stressed Asian Senior Couple calculate their monthly expense with laptop computer. Debts, Saving, ... Financials with Retirement.GettyWorried about a 2018 (or worse, a 2009) repeat?Good news: I’ve got a closed-end fund (CEF) that should...
rolled stack of hundred dollars notes isolated on white backgroundGettyUnder the cover of big headlines and Presidential proclamations about new all-time highs for the major stock market indices, quite a few well-known stocks are failing...
It’s the time of the year to be generous. We all want to buy those perfect gifts. But in the age of easy credit, perfect can be the enemy of the good. The bills can...
Welcome to the year-end holiday giving season. Sometimes, that involves money. Let’s say you made a sizable loan to your daughter so she could purchase a residence. While you expect to be repaid, there is no...
nullGettyThe way to protect your portfolio isn’t large caps–it’s large yields. And the very best ones often come in small packages, such as the three “underappreciated dividends” yielding up to 15% that I’m about to...
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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - 2019/12/13: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson seen outside No 10 Downing ... Street, London after his gamble on early election paid off as the Conservative Party won a majority in...
GettyAs December 31 creeps closer, some employees are wondering what Santa will leave in their payroll stockings. Visions of huge bonuses - like the $10 million in bonuses to be paid to the 198 employees...
GettyIt's the second day of my 12 Days of Charitable Giving for 2019. Readers have suggested deserving charities over the past few weeks, and I’ll be posting the results here. Today's charity is MEANS (Matching...
When it comes to finding cheaper flights, there are plenty of options to consider. Do you have the ability to be flexible with your dates, the departure airport, or the arrival airport? How far in...
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The stock market’s reaction was tepid, to say the least.Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesTopline: Although the U.S. and China have finally agreed on an initial deal that’s expected to defuse the...
GettyAs people look ahead to their retirement years, a primary objective is to identify areas of risk, with the goal of eliminating each and every risk that they believe could cause them harm. Experienced planners...
Guest Post by Jules MillerThe curtain is up at Innovation Theater, where big, incumbent companies are scrambling to out-innovate their peers and stay ahead of fast-moving startups hell-bent on their demise. The stage is filled with...
The long-awaited free-float of oil and gas behemoth Saudi Aramco (TADAWUL:2222) has finally passed its first full trading week, and those eventful sessions saw the company touch a $2 trillion valuation mark that Saudi Crown...
Americans' Credit Card Debt Poised to Reach 10-Year HighAmericans are projected to fall seriously behind on their credit card bills at the highest rate in a decade as banks push a record number of people...

Great Grandmother’s Will

What do Aretha Franklin, Prince, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, Sonny Bono, and Kurt Cobain have in common? All these mega rich celebrities died without a will. It reminds me about a...
BRAZIL - 2019/07/11: In this photo illustration a McKinsey & Company logo seen displayed on a ... smartphone. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty ImagesMcKinsey & Co., the...
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency has had a mixed year—fears over a regulatory crackdown have risen, though the bitcoin price has doubled over the last 12 months.The bitcoin price, which started the year at around $3,500 per...