Social Security Trustees Will Report Large, Growing Surplus: Advocacy Group
The Strengthen Social Security Campaign predicts that the annual Social Security Trustees Report due April 23 will say eligible Americans can count on benefits "for the next century and well beyond."
Advisor Mark Balasa Worries Clients Are ‘Preoccupied’ With Politics
When Mark Balasa of Balasa Dinverno Foltz says in a conversational but concerned tone that he’s never seen clients exhibit such a “preoccupation with politics” as they do now, you pay attention.
Dividends and the End of the Retirement Crisis; Easing Economic Pressure: March Investment Advisor—Slideshow
Everyone is talking about dividends these days, but Fred Taylor at Northstar Investment Advisors has been using them as a retirement income solution for the past 17 years. Clearly, this is a strategy with some staying power.
The anemic economic recovery has been in the forefront of the news for several years now.
'Harry Potter' Star Supports Higher Taxes for Wealthy
Move over, Wizard of Omaha. You’ve got company–the Wizard of Little Whinging. Actor Daniel Radcliffe, best known for his portrayal of wizard Harry Potter, has come out in favor of taxing the wealthy, himself included.
Fed Asks Congress to Ease Lending Standards and Housing Inventory
Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist for Prudential Annuities, thinks the 'Fed will probably give us QE3' this year, but will focus on buying mortgage-backed securities rather than Treasuries.
Top 10 Terrible Predictions About Economy
On 11/11/11, while the world still exists despite some predictions otherwise, a review by AdvisorOne of 10 terrible predictions about the markets and the economy.
Axel Merk: Is Occupy Wall Street a Threat to the Dollar?
Will the Occupy Wall Street protests have a detrimental effect on the dollar? No doubt some protesters hope so, and currency manager Axel Merk says the notion isn’t farfetched.
Aug. 15, 2011, marked the 40th anniversary of the U.S. default on the dollar’s convertibility into gold.
Warren Buffett, Halle Berry, Alan Greenspan, Conan O’Brien: Favorite ‘Unexpected’ Musicians—Slideshow
Warren Buffett does it. So do Halle Berry and Gwyneth Paltrow. What do these people all have in common, besides being famous? Musical talent, and being America's favorite “unexpected musicians.”