Social Security serves as a key source of income for millions of retired seniors, and as an eligible worker, you get an eight-year window to start taking benefits. Here are the various ages at which you might claim Social Security, and their impact on your benefits.Age 62
Shares of Lam Research (LRCX ) moved slightly lower during morning trading hours Monday, just one day before the company is scheduled to release its latest quarterly earnings results. The red-hot run of the semiconductor market has been challenged lately, so investors will want to pay close att
The recent earning announcement on May 31, 2017 created sudden fear in the public’s mind and brought the stock price of Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) down by around 9% in one day. As of this writing, the price remains at $33. In this article, I will discuss one negative and five positives, and explain why you should consider buying the stock at this low price.
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Based on nothing more than a quick glance at Monday’s action for the S&P 500 and the echoes of last week’s headlines (that stocks tore into record-high territory), it would be easy to decide to be a buyer. When one takes a step back though — and sees just how far we’ve come since November without a clear....More>>>
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The bulls tried to chip away at Tuesday’s loss, with the S&P 500 up for the better part of the day. Once Congress opted to postpone a vote on the pivotal repealing and replacing of Obamacare though, investors protested. By the time the closing bell rang, the S&P 500 had lost 0.11% to end the session at 2,345.96.
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Teachers Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Echostar Co. (NASDAQ:SATS) by 9.2% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 59,929 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock after buying an additional 5,059 shares during the quarter. Teachers Advisors
Two weeks ago I shared tips to wake up a napping 401(k) plan. But what if you work for the nearly half of U.S. companies that dont offer a retirement plan? Dont suffer without. You can demand better and make it happen.
Start by learning why your employer doesnt sponsor a retirement plan. Tim