MDs Need More Financial Literacy, Too
Constraints put in place under the Affordable Care Act are hitting doctors where it hurts—not only in their pockets, but also by creating red tape that stops them from finding time to become financially savvy.
Supreme Court’s Obamacare Ruling Leaves GOP Few Options
Even if the Republican-led House and Senate were able to pass legislation repealing the health care law, Obama would veto it.
Key Congressional Committees Get New Leaders
The start of the new GOP-controlled Congress brings with it new faces to key congressional committees that hold sway over a variety of issues impacting advisors.
Obamacare Wins U.S. Bond Converts as Slowing Costs Tame CPI
Regardless of what Americans think about Obamacare, reining in health care costs is winning the support of investors in U.S. Treasuries.
Budget Bill Nears Senate Passage
The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote, ensuring it will pass the chamber no later than Wednesday.
Wealth Management for Wild Markets
Commonwealth Financial Network’s Gavin Morrissey takes a diligent, but not necessarily conservative, approach.
Government Shutdown Ends, Debt Default Averted
Federal employees began returning to work on Thursday after the legislation passed both houses of Congress late Wednesday and was signed into law by President Barack Obama just after midnight.
Senate Agrees on Debt Deal, as SIFMA Chief Blasts GOP and Obama for Woes
"There is significant damage to the Republican brand in its willingness to be a party of fiscal destruction," says SIFMA CEO Judd Gregg, a former senator.
Government Shutdown Threatens Growing U.S. Wealth
U.S. households are getting wealthier and earning more, but the government shutdown could put those gains in jeopardy.
Government Shutdown Wars Return: 5 Reasons This Time Is Worse
Washington Analysis predicts that the prospect of a government shutdown this time around could “have a domino effect on the markets and investor confidence.”