The Dumbing Down of the Financial Services Industry’s Future
American education is in crisis, and the effects will be felt by the advisory industry.
El-Erian: American Dream Is Under Threat
The Allianz chief economic advisor listed some possible solutions to income and wealth inequality, from least to most controversial.
15 of the Weirdest & Craziest Cases in Health Insurance Fraud
Take a look at some of the costliest, creepiest and even dangerous to the public health insurance fraud cases.
Why the Super-Rich Face Growing Risk
Huge fortunes now depend on a precarious stock market.
A Peek Behind the Robo-Advice Curtain
How’s this for marketing? You tell me what you own, I’ll find funds that performed better and call the difference your “lost earnings.”
Social Security Disability Claims Keep Going Up, Up, Up
Along with the increase in claims and payouts, budget cuts have created a backlog of more than a million overdue follow-up reviews for current recipients.
'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.
Obama Unveils Deficit Plan, Using ‘Buffett Rule’ for Tax on Wealthy
President Barack Obama on Monday announced a plan to reduce the deficit by more than $3 trillion over the next 10 years, with $1.5 billion coming from new taxes on the wealthy.
S&P 500 Sinking to 900 if Recession Comes: S&P’s Stovall
If history is a guide, the S&P 500 stock index may have another 8% to 20% to fall from the current level in the event of a recession, according to an equity research report issued Monday by Standard & Poor’s.
As State Securities Regulators Worry About SEC Funding, Government Shutdown Looms
As state securities regulators gathered at their annual public policy conference in Washington on Monday, the threat of a government shutdown looked imminent.