CFP Board Names Ameriprise’s Mike Greene as Chair-Elect
Greene will become Board chair in 2016; replaces Joe Votava, who resigned in March.
7 Famous Dads Who Make Good Financial Role Models
Despite their wealth and fame, these celebrity fathers have a set a good example in frugality for their kids to follow.
Eurozone Falls Back in Recession for Q3
Italy, Spain and the Netherlands all saw their economies shrink, while Greece has entered a full-scale depression. Even Belgium saw its economy stagnate. And many blame unrelenting insistence on tough austerity policies for the depressing news.
Austerity, Losses Push Greece Toward Depression
After contracting 18.4% over the past four years, Greece's economy is on track to shrink another 4% in 2013, according to the IMF.
Leave an Employer, Roll Over Into an IRA and Then Early Withdraw? No Exception, Court Rules
Appeals court upholds an early distribution penalty for a taxpayer who withdrew money from a rollover IRA.
E.U. Leaders Still Disagree as Crisis Simmers
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany met with resistance at home to her austerity-only position even as Prime Minister Mario Monti of Italy gave a different account of Wednesday’s summit meeting than was offered by the Luxembourg prime minister, Jean-Claude Juncker.
An Economics Writer’s Lament: Commentary
An article in The New York Times this week was a perfect caricature of a worldview that looks to government as an almost magical provider of solutions and people as powerless victims of crass corporations.
An Executive MBA: The Ultimate New Year’s Resolution for Financial Advisors
With 2012 just days away, financial advisors looking for that new year’s resolution that just might stick should consider an Executive MBA program that may have more lasting results than most diets.
'The Future of Finance' From London School of Economics
The London School of Economics (LSE) is publishing a new book, The Future of Finance: The LSE Report, which asks: "What is a financial system for?"
'The Future of Finance' From The London School of Economics
A new book from some leading financial thinkers asks: 'What is the financial system for?'