P. Sabian Washington

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Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Investors can't seem to make up their minds whether to buy or sell following a stunning two-day rally last week.<p>Here are the five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. Stock market overview:</b> U.S. stock futures are looking a bit weak Monday while most major indexes in …

Stock Markets

Financial Advice Through the Lens of Freakonomics

LAS VEGAS – Stephen Dubner loves to put a pin in the balloon of popular perception. The co-author of the wildly popular Freakonomics book series and …

5 Things You Should Know About Inheriting Money

Inheriting money after someone has passed away can be a sensitive subject for any family. While it may seem like a windfall, it's not always simply a …

The U.S. economy is just mediocre

America's economy is just so-so.<p>That's the perception among people who have money in the stock market.<p>CNNMoney and E*Trade (ETFC) partnered to poll 1,000 U.S. investors who have at least $10,000 in an online trading account. When asked to rate the economy as great, good, fair, poor or extremely …

Warren Buffett's top stocks are dogs this year

If someone were to write a children's book about how the top stocks held by Berkshire Hathaway were doing in 2015, you could call it "Warren and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year."<p>Warren Buffett adores blue chip companies that are relatively easy to understand. He's shunned the new …

The 'lean in' stock exchange that's winning on many fronts

South Africa's stock exchange is winning awards, gaining value and winning over investors. And unlike many exchanges in the world, it's led by women.<p>The Johannesburg Stock Exchange's chair, chief executive officer and chief financial officer are women. Of its top management and executives, 70% are …

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

There is a ton going on today.<p>Ferrari shares are set to begin trading, earnings season is in full swing and some key stocks are on the move.<p>Here are the six things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. Vroom:</b> Shares in Ferrari are set to debut on the New York Stock Exchange …

Stock Markets

Free Money for Retirement

If your company matches contributions, you’ve got a head start.<p>Even modest contributions to a savings plan could mean the difference between retiring …

Retirement

Start Investing Wisely

It takes only a little seed money to become a smart, long-term investor.<p>Saving is good. Investing is better. If you save $100 a month and earn 0.95% …

Retirement

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine - Single Issues

Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine - July 2018<p><b>Cover Story</b> -- <b>Where to Invest Now: Our Midyear Outlook for 2018</b>: Our forecast: Higher stock prices …

Personal Finance

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New York Times<p>"Rose is particularly good in explaining how to establish and keep good credit; the need for having clear, specific financial goals; …

10 Reasons You’ll Never Be Rich

You don’t have to inherit money, win the lottery, or even be the next Bill Gates or Warren Buffett to become financially secure. With a little bit of …

Bill Gates

Eight Keys to Financial Security

Pay yourself first. Protect your loved ones. Borrow sparingly. And don't go for the home run.<p><i>Author's note: Over many years of publishing</i> Kiplinger's</i> …

Personal Finance

How to Stretch Your Money

Outline your spending and saving priorities with a detailed budget.<p>You’ve launched your career, and the paychecks are rolling in. If this is the …

Personal Finance

The Best Money Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me

Papa Rapacon has successfully retired by taking calculated risks and educating himself about finances.<p>My father, who my sisters and I have always …

Retirement

6 Habits of Highly Successful Savers

By Jim Ludwick, CFP<p>Learn more about Jim on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor<p>With the utmost respect and honor to Stephen Covey for my very similar title …

Investing: Bond funds that make sense

Bond fund investors have been getting a taste lately of what happens when interest rates rise. Market rates have been climbing since early February. And because bond prices move in the opposite direction of rates, bond funds have been bleeding red ink since March.<p>The losses underscore one of the …

Investing

Kiplinger's Personal Finance - Set your spending rate in retirement

When you’re five years away from retirement, it’s time to calculate how much you’ll need to live comfortably and how much you can withdraw from your …

Retirement

Retirement: How to keep the IRS waiting

Most retirees have two big concerns: outliving their savings and paying taxes on their withdrawals. Now there's a way to deal with both of those issues. A new type of annuity, called a qualified longevity annuity contract, or QLAC, lets retirees lock in income in the future and avoid taking taxable …

Retirement

Kiplinger's Personal Finance - Get the most from your health plan

Whether you get coverage through your employer or on your own, it is time to pick your health plan for 2016.<p>Large employers say they expect their …

Investing: Three tips for trading ETFs

Because the process of buying and selling ETFs is not always intuitive, we're suggesting some tips for trading ETFs that even the cognoscenti among you may find useful.<p>-- Buy commission-free. Because ETFs trade like stocks, you typically incur a brokerage commission whenever you trade a fund. …

How to Apply Success From One Area of Your Life to Another (That Needs It)

In New York, people say you're always searching for one of three things: a new love interest, a better job, or a better apartment. But that idea …

The 10 best U.S. cities to build wealth

Many Americans, intent on building their fortune, think of heading to New York or San Francisco. But it turns out neither are the best U.S. city to …

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Self-improvement

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

7 Highly Effective Ways to Overcome Fear

Margee Kerr is a sociologist and professor specializing in the science of fears. Here's what she can tell you about overcoming yours.<p>Show me an entrepreneur, and I'll show you someone who loves a mountain-climbing metaphor.<p>That's because starting a business is a frightening, uphill, often solitary …

Self-improvement

8 Success Lessons Richard Branson Didn't Learn in Business School

We all know there are many ways to succeed, but Richard Branson has a unique take on success that you won't learn in business school. Discover the leadership secrets of a great entrepreneur.<p>Success comes in many forms. For Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, the path to success was …

Richard Branson

How to Get Out of Debt (a step-by-step, quick & easy guide) Kindle Edition

**** ATTENTION: This ebook is the last chapter of my bestselling book, The One Week Budget (#1 Amazon / budgeting). If you already have The One Week …

Amazon showing it can invest and make a profit, analysts say

Analysts now see Amazon as a company capable of both investing in itself and sustaining long-term profits after the company posted a surprise profit …

investment

Financial Lessons for Your Children While On The Way to School

This is an imaginative, what-if post. We don’t have child to drop at school. But what if you have a child and want to, for a change, impart some …

Frugal Living