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Stock Markets

This couple retired in their 30s and are now traveling full time in an Airstream

Steve Adcock wasn't always thrifty. "Through my 20s and early 30s, I was one of the masses. I wanted the nice cars, big houses and expensive …

Retirement

This Is What Retirees Would Do Differently If They Could Go Back in Time

What were the biggest retirement do-overs?<p>In a recent post on Vanguard’s blog, senior financial adviser Julie Virta invited recent and soon-to-be …

Retirement

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …

Personal Finance

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

This eco-friendly Tiny House is designed to move with you

Portable homes have ventured away from the traditional recreational vehicles and renovated buses. For the traditional homeowner, moving means saying …

Here's how you should invest your money for retirement, according to the founder of a $3.9 trillion fund giant

More specifically, factor in Social Security into your bond portfolio, stay away from traditional mutual funds and accept the occasional market dips that will come along the way when investing primarily in index funds, Vanguard founder John C. Bogle told Business Insider in an extensive …

Investing

ETF Wars: NYSE Under Siege | Investopedia

A pitched battled is underway among the major exchanges for dominance in the market for exchange traded funds (ETFs). The current undisputed leader …

Investing

3 Facts About Social Security Every Baby Boomer Should Know

The oldest baby bomers are now in retirement age, while the youngest are in their 50s. Considering that many baby boomers don't have substantial retirement savings, Social Security is set to remain a critically important source of income for millions of that generation as they retire over the next …

A Surprising Suggestion for Retirement Income

A last-resort option may become a go-to source of spending money.<p>Retirees often look to investments such as bonds and certificates of deposit for …

Retirement

We quit our jobs to sail to Tahiti — here are our 10 best tips to afford an adventure of your own

Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. "Terry, we don't know how to sail," she said.<p>She had a point, but I was much more worried about the financials of how we would …

Personal Finance

Legendary hedge fund manager Jim Simons made $1.7 billion last year ― here's how he went from the NSA to Wall Street

Jim Simons, the investor who founded the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, made $1.7 billion last year, according to Institutional Investor.<p>Simons ranked second on the publication's annual hedge fund rich list, behind Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin.<p>Simons is the only manager to make the list all 15 …

Investing

4 Lies We Tell Ourselves That Can Sabotage Our Retirement

Your own behavior may be the biggest obstacle to your financial goals.<p>We like to think it’s things beyond our control—job layoffs, market downturns, …

Retirement

6 Ways Life Is Better When You Have No Debt

For one thing, you'll be a lot less stressed out.<p>Some people think debt is the norm rather than the exception. To each his own. Just know that this …

Personal Finance

GE Layoffs Approaching Total Number Anticipated

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Posted:Thursday, March 8 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-03-08 20:49:57 GMT<p>Updated:Friday, March 9 2018 11:27 AM …

Here's What the Average Baby Boomer Has Saved for Retirement

Image: www.aag.com<p>We've all seen the headlines about the impending "retirement crisis" in America, so just how bad is the problem? To find out, let's take a look at the Americans who will be reaching retirement age over the next decade or so -- the baby boomers. Here's what the average baby boomer …

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General Electric (GE) could solve both those problems at once by using CO2 as a giant …

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Methods to My Investing Madness

<i>Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener.</i><p>Individual investors can not only invest like …

Investing

9 things happening in the US right now economists on Wall Street are thinking about

2015 is not going quietly.<p>The stock market is flat but it's been a very bumpy ride. The Federal Reserve looks set to raise interest rates next week for the first time in over nine years. Donald Trump is leading in the polls.<p>And so in a note to clients on Thursday, the global economics team at BNP …

Stock Markets

FMC Technologies to Layoff 74 Employees Locally

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Posted:Monday, February 12 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-02-12 16:55:29 GMT<p>Updated:Monday, February 12 2018 …