Election 2010, States: GOP Gains Governorships; Prop 24 Defeated in California
Advisors and their clients may have focused on Congressional races, but the voting results present some interesting developments on the state level.
Cloture Vote Fails in Senate on Dodd Bill; 2d Vote Expected Later in Week
Senate Republicans block debate on the financial services reform bill April 26, the GOP also vowed the same day to introduce an alternative financial services reform bill. A second vote is expected this week following more negotiations
I was wrong
First time in a while. Last week, I na?vely waded into the health care debate and got the Barney Frank treatment (no, not like that,...
Danger, Will Robinson
A famous faux-commercial from "Saturday Night Live" has Sam Waterston as pitchman for Old Glory Insurance. Waterston, star of NBC's "Law & Order," warns of...
More boomers need new knees
Knee-replacement surgery is being done on boomers more than ever before, NBC reports. NBC cites studies by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons that from 1998...
The Cobbler's Shoes
On Friday, June 13, Tim Russert, NBC News' Washington bureau chief and the moderator of "Meet the Press," died after suffering a heart attack. He...
Are we sure he didn't inhale?
A recent comment by former President Bill Clinton on NBC's Meet the Press left many viewers scratching their head. Reason Online documents the following exchange: Tim...
Prenups and Protection
What type of "investment" can grow almost 120 times in just four years? Surprisingly, it is not the type of financial planning tool you want...
Ameriprise Sells Retirement With 'Easy Rider' Star
In another push to capture sales from baby boomers, Ameriprise Financial is relying on a "1960s-style" red chair and actor Dennis Hopper. They are the...
From Bullit County to Trump's boardroom
When it comes to media exposure, most advisors are content with a blurb in the local paper. Mark Lamkin, president of Lamkin Wealth Management, was...