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Why 2015 market looks too good to be true

2015 by most accounts is expected to be a good, but not a great year for the stock market.<p>The U.S. stock market however, unlike others around the …

75 book ideas for Christmas, for everyone on your list (and we mean everyone)

<b>From the explorer to the weirdo, here are Globe Books’ plentiful holiday picks for everyone in your life</b><p>(© M. Sasek, from This is the World, Universe, 2014.)<p><b>For the explorer</b><p><i>The Canadian Geographic Atlas of Canada</i>, (HarperCollins, 304 pages, $79) Constantly confusing St. John’s and Saint John? …

How to Deal with Chronic Complainers

It’s hard to be positive and productive when you have someone complaining in your ear all day. Chronic complainers believe the world is out to get …

What Those Nearing Retirement Don’t Know About Financial Planning

BUD HEBELER: Of all the financial terms those nearing retirement should know, I think “financial planning” is often the least understood.

4 Things Investors Should Do In December

December is a busy time for most people, and investors are no exception. This month, my team and I are busy helping clients manage taxable year-end distributions. We’re helping retirees take their required minimum IRA distributions, and reminding other clients to make their annual IRA …

Wall Street is Taking Over America’s Pension Plans

<b>Wall Street is Taking Over America’s Pension Plans</b><p><> on April 25, 2014 in New York City.<p>Coverage of the midterm elections has, understandably, …

Important Year End Tax Moves To Make

The good thing about having multiple income streams is the financial security it provides. The bad thing about having multiple sources of income is a …

Retirement

Secure a Comfortable Retirement the Warren Buffett Way

Warren Buffett

Farrell: Aiming for a six-figure retirement income

Q: I'm a big fan of Robert Kiyosaki. So why not invest for passive income to create an income stream when you are retired? I'm 51 & my wife is 47 …

Retirement

5 Biggest Retirement Planning Changes for 2015

Retirement planning can be extremely difficult as individuals are tasked with planning for an uncertain time period. In many ways, retirement planning is like trying to shoot a moving target in the wind. Each and every year new legislation, court cases, and market conditions impact retirement …

Economists forecast fast growth in 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy, helped by a stronger job market and falling oil prices, should enjoy the fastest economic growth in a decade next …