Indexed Universal Life: It's Just a Great Investment
Nothing in life is risk-free. But investing in indexed universal life insurance comes pretty close.
How Inheritances Influence Retirement Preparedness
At the population level, bequests don't make much of a dent in retirement insecurity, the Center for Retirement Research found.
African-Americans Say They're Savers, Not Investors
New research by Prudential showed that African-Americans were financially confident overall but faced some gaps in retirement planning.
Ex-Morgan Broker Loses Fight With FINRA Over ‘Forgivable’ Notes
Breakaway broker Nick Ragone, who claims “FINRA colludes with firms,” is livid over a ruling on $400,000 in bonus promissory notes.
U.K. Election Kindles Economic Worries
Many investors are worried that the United Kingdom’s stellar economic run over the last few years may be coming to an end.
New Hire Roundup: Blundell Joins Northern Trust’s International Wealth Advisory Group
Meanwhile, Rick Golod is now chief global strategist at Behringer, and Marie Swift has joined the Wealthminder advisory board.
Wall Street’s 15 Biggest Spenders on Lobbying in Washington
Wall Street banks, financial services firms and trade associations spent $1.4 billion in the 2013-2014 election cycle, according to Americans for Financial Reform.
France Economy Could Get Much-Needed Boost From Labor Law Changes
In a few weeks, the French government will vote on an important series of economic reforms designed to invigorate the country’s private sector.
Europe 2015: Investors Take Stock as Deflation Becomes a Reality
As investors closely watch the ECB, what’s their take on Europe in the coming months? Here is what three of them had to say.
Oil’s Plunge Bad for Markets, Good for Economy: Expert
There's "bleeding" into equities, notes Quincy Krosby of Prudential Financial, but few job losses in the energy field.