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Whatever The Fed Does... It's Bullish

It's Bullish…<p>On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced the latest decision by the Federal Open Market Committee with respect to monetary policy. …

Investing

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires

Forget the small hacks -- these productivity secrets of Bezos and Zuckerberg have material impact.<p>Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your …

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can't earn someone's trust without knowing theirs

At some point during his career with the FBI, Robin Dreeke abandoned the "golden rule" — the old adage that you should treat others as you would like to be treated.<p>He replaced it with another guideline, this one from author and speaker Tony Alessandra, called the "platinum rule": Treat others as …

Parents and Inheritance | U.S. Trust

Capital Acumen Issue 30<p>Parents And Inheritance<p>A two-part primer for parents and their children.<p>BY IAN PRIOR, U.S. Trust<p>With an unprecedented transfer of wealth under way, many parents fret that the younger generation may not be ready for it. Here’s a look at how both generations might alleviate …

Retirement

The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes

Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful miniature scenes, but they each have something weird going on. The doorway above opens up to a small but nice …

Here's What Most Americans Do With Their Raises

Though raises are never a given, a large number of U.S. employees are fortunate enough to get a bump in pay year after year. And although the average …

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Financial Planning

Before Paying For College, Teach Your Kids About Budgets

When I headed off to college (longer ago than I care to admit), my dad and I made a deal where he would cover 90% of the cost of tuition and room and …

Here Are 20 of the Most In-Demand Jobs That Pay Over $100,000

Travel<p>By Sam Blum Published On 07/22/2017<p>@Blumnessmonster<p>By Sam Blum @Blumnessmonster Published On 07/22/2017<p>Work sucks and then you die, unless of …

These might be the 3 best asset classes for riding out the next financial crisis

The 2008 financial crisis originated in sub-prime mortgages. Rampant speculation in dot-com stocks triggered a market panic in the early 2000s.<p>What will spark the next crisis?<p>Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last month that she didn't expect a financial crisis in our lifetimes…. Of course, later she …

Expert Advice for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

The Great Recession might be over but make no mistake about it: Americans are still in financial turmoil. According to a recent study released by …

Here’s How Much Money You Lose By Not Investing

Updated March 23, 2018<p>Investing is an essential part of any financial plan. Unfortunately, many people don’t invest their savings, offering a wide …

How to Create a Stellar Social Media Marketing Plan for Under $100

Here are some ways to get the most value out of every penny.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>How big is your social media budget?<p>I’ve heard of companies that spend millions on marketing and others who spend zero (we skew toward the zero side at Buffer).<p>Regardless of how much you spend, you …

5 Strategies to Build Wealth After You Buy Your First Home

Thinking about buying a home? You’re not the only one. With interest rates at opportune levels, many people are anxious to get into the real estate …

3 Ways to Quickly Boost Your Retirement Savings

Few people feel entirely confident they’re saving enough for retirement.<p>Why? The numbers can be vague — how long your savings will need to last; your cost of living in retirement; what the stock market will do between now and then. And money is tight, especially as U.S.household debt hits record …

What are the risks of buying a short sale or foreclosure?

<i>I’m looking to buy a new home, and I’ve noticed that there are a couple of “short sale” and foreclosed homes in the area where I’m interested in</i> …

Real Estate

Find Out If You’ll Owe Taxes on an Inheritance

Most of the time, only big estates feel the bite of taxes — odds are you won’t have to pay them. But there are exceptions, and the specifics of your …

Is the Average American Prepared for a Financial Emergency?

Sadly, the answer is "not even close."<p>No matter your age or how much you earn, you never know when you might encounter a true financial emergency. It …

Change your financial future with this one money hack

Add your earnings up over the course of your lifetime, and you might be surprised at just how big that number gets. The average liberal arts major, …

5 Inherited IRA Rules You Should Know by Heart

IRA beneficiaries need to know these key provisions to make the most of their inheritance.<p>IRAs are useful tools to save for retirement, but many IRAs …

A Friendly Guide To Retirement Part 1: What Is Retirement Anyways?

The most common reason to start investing is to build a nest egg for our retirement days. Believe it or not, the concept of retirement is relatively …

How to Get IRA Distributions Without Paying Penalties

If you need money from your retirement account, this method could be what you need.<p>IRAs are meant for retirement, and you'll typically have to pay a …

Your retirement savings will undergo this major change next week

The long-awaited regulation that aims to protect your retirement savings and require your financial advisor to<p>workin your best interest will take …

Modern Portfolio Theory 2.0: The Best Investment Strategy Today

I think we will soon see a period of great volatility in the markets.<p>One solution for dealing with market complexity and uncertainty is to diversify …

Business

Schweinsteiger: Difference between MLS and European football is 'huge'

Bastian Schweinsteiger is settling into life - and football - in the United States and while Major League Soccer has been unforgiving to the Chicago …

Philadelphia Union sign Fabrice 'Fafa' Picault

The winger, who has been capped once by the U.S. national team, joins on a one-year contract.<p>The Philadelphia Union have announced the signing of Fabrice "Fafa" Picault from St. Pauli in the German second division.<p>The winger joins the Union as discovery signing on a one year deal, with club options …

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