Finance

7 Steps To Evaluate A Financial Advisor

Choosing the right financial advisor for your unique situation is not an easy task. Recommendations from a friend or business colleague can be a good source, but remember the right advisor for one person may not be a good fit for your needs. Here are seven steps to take in evaluating either a new financial…

5 Tips for Moving Back In With Your Parents

Moving back home with your parents after graduation doesn’t have to be as demoralizing as today’s twenty-somethings think it is. If you set some clear ground rules, you could actually end up enjoying the experience. Check out this article to find out what steps to take to make the experience less painful. If you’re considering…

Fed’s Fischer Says Rate Rise Probably Warranted by End-2015

(Bloomberg) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said raising interest rates from near zero “likely will be warranted before the end of the year” and subsequent increases probably won’t be uniform or predictable.“A smooth path upward in the federal funds rate will almost certainly not be realized” as the economy will encounter shocks such…

Hate investing? Target-date funds are for you

If you watch financial advertising, you know that you should spend your days tracking your portfolio, trading frequently, and, well, tracking your portfolio. Oddly enough, many people find other things that they would rather do in life, such as reading a book, traveling the world, or sorting bolts in the garage. If you’re one of…

Washington, D.C. – from monuments to meetings

(Reuters) – It’s not all politics and no play in Washington, D.C. For business travelers like WeWork cofounder Miguel McKelvey, the nation’s capital has plenty to offer the professional-on-the-go. McKelvey frequently makes the train trip from New York City to D.C. to visit the company’s two locations, both of which opened in 2014. WeWork provides…

Economic Freedom Does Not Necessarily Lead to Greater Tolerance

Differences in race, religion and sexual orientation have erupted in violence around the world recently, making it all too clear that tolerance is an ideal that our societies haven’t fully achieved. What isn’t well known is that economists have been studying tolerance and its preconditions for many years, discovering some fascinating yet also unsettling truths….

Rieder: Clooney emerges as hero in Sony mess

In a Hollywood saga that has a severe shortage of heroes, George Clooney has covered himself with distinction. While theater owners and then Sony Pictures Entertainment cravenly buckled to terrorist threats and some news outlets reveled in the gossipy e-mails made public by the Sony hackers, the superstar actor tried valiantly to rally Hollywood to…