Real Estate Investors Looking to Buy More, Higher Priced Houses
Nearly half of real estate investors plan to buy four or more houses this year, a Visio survey says.
Jobless Claims’ 4-Week Average Falls to 15-Year Low
Weekly jobless claims in the U.S. decreased by 1,000 to 264,000 in the seven days ended May 9.
Oil's Not Coming Back. Here's Why
WTI prices have moved up $17 a barrel from their six-year low, but that comeback could stall.
SEC Charges Radio Hosts With Misleading Life Settlement Investors
The Texas-based hosts falsely told investors that interests in life settlements they sold were guaranteed, safe as CDs and federally insured, the SEC says.
(Pet) Protection Money
It's hard enough to get clients to talk about life insurance for themselves, but National Pet Month in May is a good opportunity to open the door to that discussion.
New Hire Roundup: Killgoar to Head Strategy, Consulting at Raymond James' FID
Meanwhile, Wilmington Trust has named Fredrik Berg vice president of sales for its global capital markets team in Europe.
Military Retirement Overhaul Calls for DC, DB Blend
Lawmakers are debating major reforms to the military retirement system, proposing a new system combining the current defined benefit plan with elements of a 401(k).
Top 20 Richest Colleges of 2014: The Biggest Endowments
Healthy investment returns allow schools to fund a larger portion of their budgets from endowments.
15 Cheapest States for Long-Term Care Costs: 2015
The old saw about “what goes up must come down” obviously wasn’t coined by someone thinking about the costs of long-term care.
House Votes to Kill Estate Tax
The "death tax is actually hurting our economy now and putting unnecessary pressure on families and small businesses," said House Ways and Means Chairman Ryan.