Andrew Ghezzi

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Here's Why a Bloody Bull Is Better Than a Bloody Mary

I come from a long line of Bloody Mary lovers. Proof: At my parents’ house, we drink them before dinner. It doesn’t matter what time it is, we’re …

How much do you need to retire? A new type of calculator has an answer

These three calculators incorporate economic, actuarial and sophisticated financial-planning models<p>If you've ever tried to determine how much you should save for retirement, you might have turned to online calculators of the type provided by banks and investment firms. Those tools could be doing …

Amazon’s Whole Foods Price Cuts Were Too Good to Be True

Nearly two months post-Amazon takeover, it appears that price cuts at Whole Foods weren’t quite as impressive as originally thought.<p>In the wake of the late-August merger, Amazon slashed prices by as much as 40 percent on some on key Whole Foods products like organic bananas and avocados in an …

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Longevity Annuities: Their Time Has Come

At a recent Retirement Income Industry Association conference, I asked an insurance industry executive whether longevity annuities have gotten more …

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SEC Tests Effectiveness of Disclosures; Fiduciary Rule Pending

Two SEC commissioners are examining investor testing as a way to improve the quality and effectiveness of disclosures.<p>As a decision regarding a …

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On The Road To Economic Recovery, FinTech Races On While Banks Sleep At The Wheel

Six years after the Great Recession sucker-punched the global economy, for more than a quarter of Americans, 2008 remains a sore bruise. According to a 2013 report by CFSI, over 68 million U.S. consumers still lack access to traditional financial services, have thin to non-existent credit history, …

5 Disruptors That Will Transform Advisors’ Businesses

Trends in mobile, micro, longevity, politics and the generations have already begun to affect advisors and their businesses. (Illustration: C.J. …

Reverse Mortgages: Your Client’s Last Option, or Best Hope?

Reverse mortgages—they are the last thing that your clients would ever want, and they are the first thing they need as a last resort. Such are the …

2014: The year fintech became a thing - UKTN (UK Tech News)

2014 has been a significant year for fintech – as a term, fintech has finally started to break through into mainstream conversations.<p>Evidence of this …

Top 10 FinTech Vendors Share 2015 Plans

The leaders of the most successful tech companies serving the financial services industry share hints about their business and product strategies for …

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Inside The New Stealth Arsenal

A top secret class of autonomous drones is changing the way war is waged<p>On May 2, 2011, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—locked in a steady, predawn orbit above a residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan—transmitted live video of an unfolding military raid to a laptop in the White House …