Annuities as income, not investments – Robert Powell’s Retirement Portfolio – MarketWatch. You probably aren’t even aware that you’re doing it, but you are. You are “optimizing imperfectly” when it comes to taking money from your defined benefit, 401(k), and other retirement plans.
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Social Trading is the new thing to take over the online trading world. But how do people benefit from sharing in their trades in social world? How do people earn a side income from social trading?
According to a recent GallUp Economy survey, a lack of retirement savings is the top financial worry for Americans. This fear is further exacerbated by the rising, retirement-age expectancies amongst American elders. The Bureau of Labor statistics reveal that almost a third of Americans between 65 and 70 years of...
This visual offers a primer on alternative assets (hedge funds) and the role that shadow accounting plays in the industry.
Financial services firms and banks are always looking for ways to improve profits by cutting costs and improving customer satisfaction. The infographic below shows facts and headaches these firms experience while taking on the various projects.
Blomberg’s Sara Eisen reports that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer got into the spirit of the night while attending the gala opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Arts’ new show “Punk: Chaos to Couture.” She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Though it may seem as if credit unions and banks are basically the same, they’re actually quite different. Banks are focused on earning profits for their shareholders, and they do so by investing their customers’ deposits and charging high fees. Credit unions, on the other hand, are owned by their...
Did you know that 35% of Americans struggle to make ends meet? Check out our infographic to find out which groups struggle financially and how individuals’ knowledge of their finances compares to last year.
Are you one of the six in 10 adults in the U.S. that keeps a household budget? If so, good for you! If you’d like to know more about the basics of responsible spending and how America views budgeting, then check out our financial literacy infographic.
The retirement savings shortfall in the U.S. is about $4.6 trillion and Medicare costs will almost double over the next decade to $1.1 trillion per year. Here are some explosive facts about your retirement safety net. (Source: Bloomberg)