(This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is adapted from the new book, Entitlemania by Richard Watts.)
Somewhere in our DNA as parents, we believe it is an act of love, generosity, or for some, contrition, to leave our children an inheritance after we die. And the more money we leave, we think, the better! But despite the wisdom and warnings of historical philosophy,....More>>>
This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.
Here is a list of reasons why you might reasonably decide not to use an IRA for your retirement savings:
Youre an heiress.
Or an heir.
You delight in paying taxes.
Of course, there are also reasons why some paycheck-reliant, tax break-loving citizens forgo the many perks of contributing to an IRA. But some....More>>>
A flag flies outside a Sears retail store on March 22, 2017 in Schaumburg, Illinois. Sears Holdings, the parent of Kmart and Sears, Roebuck, & Co., said there is ‘substantial doubt’ about the company’s financial viability (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Hopes raised by a chairman’s letter on future strategy March 9 were crushed Wednesday when Sears Holdings....More>>>
Investment company Independent Advisor Alliance buys Vanguard Total Stock Market, iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond, PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1, PowerShares Preferred Portfolio, Vanguard Total Bond Market, SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average, SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Intl Treasury Bd, SPDR MidCap Trust Series I, iShares S&P 500 Growth, iShares Core S&P 500, sells Alphabet Inc, Spectra Energy....More>>>
Yesterday we talked about the disconnect between the daily drama from the media in Washington (doom and gloom), and what the markets have been communicating (an economic expansion is underway). Today, you might think that connection is happening—the doom and gloom scenario is finally being realized in markets. Probably not.
For perspective: As of the close yesterday, the Nasdaq was....More>>>