Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin To become a "Dividend Aristocrat," a dividend paying company must accomplish an incredible feat: consistently increase shareholder dividends every year for at least 20 consecutive years. Companies with...
Getty ImagesKey Takeaways:Length of high-level trade talks thrown into questionCPI data show muted inflation pictureMinutes from Sept. meeting showed a Fed divided on rate policy If you shut down your market app after yesterday's close...
Welcome to the brave world of Jameela Jamil – a star of The Good Place who’s ready to “chew off the hand that feeds her” if it means fighting for radical inclusivity and a culture...

Brexit: 3 Odds That Matter

photo credit: Getty Getty It’s hard not to be bipolar about Brexit. Is it going...
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst...
Not only is financial plannning different for everyone, it varies greatly between genders.GettyOn a recent podcast, I spoke to Jean Chatzky, best-selling author and financial editor for NBC’s TODAY Show, about the issue she has...
Roy Cook had only been Chief Financial Officer of Retail Ready Career Center (Retail Ready) in Dallas, TX for six months when his phone rang in the early morning hours of September 2017.  It was...
Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Getty ImagesJoe Biden has a plan to fix your student loans.Here’s what you need to know.Joe Biden: Student LoansJoe Biden released...

Is Bitcoin Dead?

photo credit: Getty Getty Disrupt is the "what is hot in Silicon Valley" conference. It...
“The meetings I have with you are very different from the meetings I used to have with my ex and his financial advisors,” a client recently told me. She went on to describe those sessions...
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One hundred dollar bills photo credit: Getty Getty Approval rates for small business loan applications...
China? I'll buy that. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Getty ImagesHere we go again. To Washington, China is a bad actor. To Wall Street, it’s the A-list.China and the U.S. trade officials are set to meet...
When thinking about Medicare, two numbers really stand out. The first number is 10,000 — that is how many people per day are turning 65 and becoming eligible for Medicare. That is a big number...
More than half of U.S. employees are hourly workers. Yet the 81.9 million of them are often ignored by the big banks and financial service providers.Many hourly workers enter the workforce unbanked thanks to costly fees and...
US President Donald Trump claps during a campaign rally in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, on September 16, 2019. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo credit should read...
Americans report saving money in anticipation of a recession. GettyPut simply, Americans’ relationship with money is broken. It’s no secret that most Americans live paycheck to paycheck. That staggering statistic never ceases to sadden me....
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Bitcoin and ethereum, the two biggest cryptocurrencies by market value, suddenly soared yesterday despite the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejecting the latest attempt at creating a bitcoin...
Where FinTechs Have Succeeded, And Struggledby Dushyant ShahrawatThe modern FinTech revolution that began circa 2010 hasn’t resulted in massive disruption of incumbent financial institutions. The doomsday scenario for traditional financial companies, painted by high flying...

See Spot Run

Spot is getting ready to run with the big dogs. Spot is Boston Dynamics’ first major robot to be released into the wild, according to a September 24 report by the Verge. Engineers at the robotics research company see...