Taxes and the States: Which Take the Biggest Bites?
Governments are always looking to tax, and in these states, you can expect to find steep taxes on wireless services, lottery winnings, property and more.
Best and Worst States for Savings Accounts
Surprisingly, states with high unemployment and dire fiscal situations fared well.
IBM Draws Senate Heat for 401(k) Changes
At issue is the business giant’s decision to match in a lump sum at the end of the year, rather than matching on a biweekly basis.
Lew Has Work Cut Out for Him as Treasury Head
Jacob Lew is scheduled to be sworn in Thursday as Treasury secretary and will have to hit the ground running.
Top 5 Retirement Issues
Investment Advisor talked to several of the main players on the retirement stage to get their thoughts on the big challenges of modern retirement.
Top 10 Most Regressive Tax States
In the states whose tax systems most favor high earners, low-income families pay up to six times as high a share of their income as the wealthiest families, according to a report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.
SEC Names Acting, Deputy Directors of Enforcement
The SEC announced Thursday that George Canellos has been named acting director, and that David Bergers, director of the SEC’s Boston Regional Office, has been named acting deputy director.
New Hire Roundup: Commonwealth’s Tedesco Honored
This week in new hires,Commonwealth Financial tech guru Darren Tedesco was named to the 2013 Premier 100 IT Leaders list; Todd Scharf was named CTO by the SEC; and more.
State Debt Burden Barely Moved by Deficit Cuts: Report
State budget gaps have shrunk by half compared to the previous year, yet the mountain of debt burdening the states has barely budged—indicating a systemic crisis fueled by unfunded liabilities.
New Hire Roundup: Hatteras Promotes Murphy
This week in new hires, Robert Murphy was named CIO of Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds; Steven Lofquist went to JHS Capital Advisors; and Franklin Square welcomed Mike Gerber.