Trisha Mathewson

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UnitedHealth Is Undervalued

The shares of UnitedHealth (UNH) are currently undervalued when using optimistic estimates. However, even with slightly conservative estimates, the …

Investing

General Electric: Hitting New Lows

General Electric (NYSE:GE) has been trending down for months now, but at the current level the risk-reward situation looks promising. For long-term …

Investing

Forget Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.: These 2 Stocks Are Better Buys

AMD shares are flying high, but shares of these two competitors are better long-term investments.<p>Even as the stock market as a whole has gone on a …

How Does the Powerball Annuity Work?

The Powerball annuity provides a guaranteed, growing stream of income for three decades.<p>Powerball jackpot winners have two options when it comes to …

3 Stocks To Buy During A Natural Disaster

As Hurricane Harvey and Irma dominated the news headline in the past few days, it made me take a closer look at if my family and I were prepared to …

Investing

America’s Middle Class is Making an Unexpected Comeback

A new report from the Census Bureau finds that middle-class Americans are in their best financial position since the recession.<p>America’s middle class …

Middle-class

3 Reasons Why This Little-Known REIT Should Be On Your Radar

<b>CareTrust REIT Inc.</b> (CTRE) is a small-cap company which was formed a few years ago. The San Clemente, California-based real estate investment trust …

Investing

3 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks With 20%-Plus Downside

A bull market that’s already long in the tooth is staring political and even natural headwinds right in the eyes. Valuations are stretched. And even some of Wall Street’s biggest names – three of which I’ll warn you about today – are increasingly looking vulnerable to massive pullbacks should the …

This 35-year-old banker left Goldman Sachs to start a fintech inspired by his mother — 5 years later Goldman gave him £100 million

LONDON — Martin Ijaha, the CEO and cofounder of Neyber, is one of the people featured on Business Insider's 35 under 35 UK fintech list.<p>Neyber, founded in 2014 and launched in 2015, partners with employers to let their staff borrow money at attractive rates.<p>Repayments are then deducted from future …

A simple TSX stock-picking technique that would have produced 18.5% annual returns over the past 15 years

Applying simple value-investing strategies to the S&P/TSX 60 index produced wonders in recent years. It's high time to put them under the microscope.<p>The S&P/TSX 60 follows 60 of the largest enterprises in Canada. It includes big banks, insurance companies, utilities, resource firms and others. Over …

Need investment income? Go beyond the obvious

For those who want to manage their own retirement savings, finding investments that pay a decent level of income without taking on undue risk is a challenge.<p>Interest rates have been at rock bottom for almost a decade. As a result, traditional sources of income such as bonds can no longer be relied …

These 20 value stocks are disguised as bargain growth stocks

Should you favor value stocks or growth stocks?<p>It’s an old argument.<p>If you’re adept at picking long-term winners — and most investors are not — …

New Study Says This 1 Thing Will Cost You $275,000 During Retirement

Retirement is already expensive, but it can become far more costly than most people realize.<p>When planning for retirement, most people only factor in …

When Jamie Dimon warns against bitcoin, it’s usually a good time to consider buying some

Yesterday, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, told a conference that he thinks the cryptocurrency bitcoin is a “fraud” and “not a real thing.” He declared that the open-source protocol would eventually “close.” He even went so far as to warn his employees that if they were caught …

Profit

Investing 101: What should you do when the stock market drops? How to plan for the inevitable now

Stock investors — including anyone who invests in a 401(k) — might be feeling exuberant these days. The market keeps on hitting record price levels, …

How Consumers Can Clean Up After Equifax Disaster

Everyone needs to take precautions in today’s world of constant data breaches. Here are six steps to protect yourself.<p>Just in case you have been …

Warren Buffett Increased His Wealth 7,268% Using This 1 Method

Albert Einstein called compound interest the eighth wonder of the world. But it doesn't just apply to finance.<p>My mind on my money, money on my mind. If you owe me ten dollars, you ain't giving me nine. --Jay-Z<p>With an estimated net worth of $76 billion (that's growing steadily), Warren Buffett is …

How To Quit Working In 5 Years With $330,000 In Savings: A Year On

<b>Ticker</b><p><b>Market Price</b><p><b>NAV</b><p><b>Premium to NAV</b><p><b>Premium 1 Year Ago</b><p>PCI<p>22.45<p>23.47<p>-4.3%<p>-5.60%<p>PDI<p>30.09<p>28.94<p>4.0%<p>5.23%<p>NIE<p>20.1<p>21.9<p>-8.2%<p>-10.60%<p>MAIN<p>39.31<p>22.62<p>73.8%<p>61.6%<p>A …

Clinton archnemesis Ken Starr turns his sights on Trump in a new op-ed

“One of the most outrageous — and profoundly misguided — courses of presidential conduct I have witnessed in five decades in and around the nation’s capital,” Starr writes of Trump’s tweets.<p>Former US Solicitor General Kenneth Starr — who served as the independent counsel in the Clinton …

Ken Starr

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Financial Planner

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you’re not</i> …

Personal Finance

Trump is ushering in a dark new conservatism | Timothy Snyder

If Republicans do not wish to repeat the mistakes of the German conservatives of the 1930s, they had better find their courage – and their conservatism – fast<p>Timothy Snyder is the Levin professor of history at Yale University<p>In his committed mendacity, his nostalgia for the 1930s, and his …

So This Is What American Greatness Really Looks Like?

This week, Garry Kasparov, former Russian chess champion and perennial critic of Vladimir Putin, tweeted about what autocrats do when caught: “1: …

Donald Trump

The latest evidence of Trump’s unfitness may be the most revolting

By Ruth Marcus<p>Ruth Marcus<p>Overseeing Washington Post signed opinion content and writing on domestic politics and policy<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Deputy editorial page editor<p>Every week — nearly every day — brings fresh, stomach-churning evidence of President Trump’s unfitness for office. The latest may be the …

Donald Trump

DIY Duvet Cover: How to Easily Turn Two Flat Sheets into a Custom Duvet Cover

Duvet covers are a very practical item in the bedroom. They protect the larger (and more expensive) duvets from stains and the like, and duvet covers …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Give up the bad habits that drain your mental strength.<p>As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've …

Harvard Scientists Discover How to Repair DNA Damage and Reverse Cellular Aging — What It Means for Skin-Care

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you your skin is aging. (I don’t care if you’re 20 — your skin has taken some hits since infancy.) But it does take one heck of a geneticist to figure out how to throw that whole chain reaction into reverse. Scientists have known for a while that the …

Want to Be Rich? Change This

"All money is a matter of belief."<p>Adam Smith, known as the father of modern economics, once said, "All money is a matter of belief."<p>Author Steve Siebold interviewed hundreds of millionaires and discovered: "Getting rich begins with the way you think and what you believe about making money."<p><i>Have you</i> …

World’s largest hedge fund to replace managers with artificial intelligence

Bridgewater Associates has a team of engineers working on a project to automate decision-making to save time and eliminate human emotional volatility<p>The world’s largest hedge fund is building a piece of software to automate the day-to-day management of the firm, including hiring, firing and other …

Artificial Intelligence

U.S. housing starts tumble from nine-year high

U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in November, tumbling from a nine-year high as construction activity declined broadly, which could prompt further downward revisions to fourth-quarter economic growth estimates.<p>Groundbreaking on new housing projects dropped 18.7 percent to a seasonally …