A defined-benefit pension offering guaranteed lifetime income sounds like the gold standard of retirement security. But a law passed in 2014, the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act (MPRA), allows trustees of certain underfunded multiemployer plans to cut retirees pensions. These plans cover millions of workers in construction, trucking and other industries. Karen Friedman, executive vice president....More>>>
Margaret Mary Basco died on June 9, 2017, at Saint Peter’s Hospital in Albany, New York. She was 58.
And then, just over a month after she died, Margaret Basco submitted a comment to the Federal Communications Commission about its proposal to overturn net neutrality.
“The unprecedented regulatory power the Obama Administration imposed on the internet is smothering innovation,....More>>>
Markets rose slightly on Wednesday, taking the Dow and S&P 500 very close to all-time highs. The banking and energy segments were the most benefited from the recuperating oil prices, which rose more than 3.15 percent today.
The S&P 500 Index closed up 0.08 percent, with Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), up 8.14 percent on its earnings, and Chesapeake Energy Corporation....More>>>
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Having previously managed over $750 million in client assets at their prior firms, Icon’s three founding partners—Mark McAdams,....More>>>
Gold prices finished in negative territory Monday as the dollar strengthened and as investors favored assets perceived as risky over so-called havens.
Gold has been plagued by a downbeat tone in the wake of recent signals from the Federal Reserve for at least one more increase to interest rates this year in what has been interpreted as an upbeat outlook on the worlds No. 1 economy. That view....More>>>
Toward the end of trading Friday, the Dow traded down 0.06 percent to 21,169.55 while the NASDAQ declined 2.55 percent to 6,160.68. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.62 percent to 2,418.61.
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Energy sector was the top gainer in the US market on Friday. Top gainers in the sector included Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN), Panhandle Oil and....More>>>
Any entrepreneur knows that his or her business can live or die based on key metrics like cash flow, revenue, profit and the cost of acquiring each new customer. Likewise, you should also know the numbers that most affect your financial health.
By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®
Entrepreneurs are frequently believed to be tremendous risk takers. But that’s a misconception....More>>>