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Friday, April 27, 2018

With Massive Tax Breaks, Corporate Chiefs Are Behaving Like Con Men

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this week that the company would repatriate $252 billion, give or take a few billion, then create some American jobs and invest in America – for a change. This is a result of the massive tax cut Congressional Republicans awarded corporations like Apple that were hoarding trillions in profits overseas. […]

January 21, 2018
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich holds a baby with Romney at campaign rally in North Canton, Ohio

First Steps for Your Baby’s Financial Future

Dear Carrie: I’ve just had a baby! Things are pretty crazy in my house right now, but I want to be sure I give my daughter every opportunity I can. I have a little bit of money saved up, but I’m uncertain what the best use is for it. Should I buy a savings bond, a CD, open an investment account or put it all in a college fund?

March 16, 2016
Photo: From Flickr user Steven Depolo.

Kids and Money: Roth IRAs For Kids Are Catching On

The accounts, which combine the benefits of socking away money for the future with tax-free growth, have no age requirements.

March 2, 2016
Author offers tips on how to find competent financial adviser

How To Find Competent Financial Adviser

The No. 1 red flag that an investor may be dealing with a bogus financial adviser, according to money coach Liz Davidson, is if he or she guarantees a high percentage return with no risk.

January 19, 2016

How To Avoid Huge Losses In The Next Stock Market Plunge

People with mutual funds often don’t realize that when they get cold feet about 401(k)s, they can’t just get out of their funds on a moment’s notice.

August 30, 2015

Invest In Index Funds For Better Returns

Americans love a deal. But when it comes to their 401(k)s, IRAs, or other retirement and college savings, many are lousy shoppers.

August 15, 2015

The Economy Looks Strong. Why Aren’t Investors Happy?

New data on service sector gains gave way to concerns from investors who fear it will provide a green light for the Federal Reserve to start raising interest rates.

August 8, 2015

Five Tips For Financing Investment Property

If you’re ready to seek out financing for your residential investment property, these five tips can improve your chances of success.

August 6, 2015

A Multi-Billion-Dollar Secret

Why politicians don’t want you to know how your retirement savings are being invested.

December 5, 2014

China Announces India Investment, But Border Dispute Dogs Ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss trade between the two countries.

September 18, 2014