Personal Finance Topic #271 - Social Security Secrets You Need to Know Now by Jeff S.
July 30, 2012 10:17 PM UTC recommended: 8 comments: 5
Reprint of 34 Social Security Secrets You Need to Know Now from Making Sense by Paul Solman I have followed Prof. Kotlikoff of Boston University, a noted economist, for many . . . more
AT&T Has a Surprise Quarter on Margin Improvement by Philip Shan
July 30, 2012 01:43 PM UTC recommended: 5 comments: 2
It wasn’t long ago major wireless carriers like AT&T were handing out smartphones on the cheap with service contracts, it wasn’t the phone that was the real value, it was the data plan. . . . more
Moody’s changed outlook on core European countries by Philip Shan
July 30, 2012 01:42 PM UTC recommended: 5 comments: 1
Moody’s sees pressure from the imminent exit of Greece from the Euro financial system, effecting the core of Europe, especially Spain and Italy. As reported by Business Insider , “The ratings . . . more
Morgan Stanley Represents a Company in a Struggling Sector by Philip Shan
July 30, 2012 01:38 PM UTC recommended: 5
While banks have been appreciating—especially high-fidelity banks—investment banks, especially ones focused on sales and trading, are going through the thicket. Morgan Stanley represents a . . . more
Google’s Smooth Sailing in First Quarter Acquiring Motorola Mobility by Philip Shan
July 30, 2012 01:35 PM UTC recommended: 5
Google’s first quarter as a hardware company, as well as a search engine, was a good one. Stand alone revenue for the company was up 21% with cumulative revenues, including its revenues from Motorola . . . more
Microsoft has banner quarter despite recording negative earnings by Philip Shan
July 30, 2012 01:25 PM UTC recommended: 5
Microsoft posted its first quarter of a net loss in its 26-year existence. A $6.2 billion charge from the pricey acquisition of aQuantive, an online ad agency made their quarterly earnings a net loss . . . more
Stupid Ways to Spend Your Money #10 - Pyramid Selling by Jeff S.
July 27, 2012 10:54 PM UTC recommended: 5 comments: 3
Stupid Ways to Spend Your Money #10 Pyramid Selling .. Some products, services, and investments that are highly advertised (even here on gather.com) are simply bad and expensive products, . . . more
Gold Funds Surge Big On Fed Hopes by Rex Camposagrado
July 27, 2012 01:37 PM UTC recommended: 5
REVIVED LIQUIDITY HOPES FAN GOLD ETF EMBERS Gold ETF funds surged on Wednesday to highs not seen since early in the month. Renewed hopes of liquidity were fanned by comments and data from Europe, . . . more
Gold ETF Volatility Shoots Upward by Rex Camposagrado
July 27, 2012 12:37 PM UTC recommended: 5 comments: 1
GOLD ETF FUNDS SENT HIGHER AS WELL Gold ETF volatility jumped on July 23rd and has been steadily rising since then. GVZ, also called the gold VIX, is the CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index. It is tied . . . more
Creating a Viable Retirement Savings Plan by Teri Green
July 22, 2012 08:49 PM UTC recommended: 5 comments: 1
Everyone needs a retirement savings plan to prepare for the later years. However, many people are still at odds over the best methods and plans to use when trying to save for retirement. Should one . . . more
Stupid Ways to Spend Your Money #8 - Whole Life Insurance by Jeff S.
July 15, 2012 02:56 PM UTC recommended: 5 comments: 9
Stupid Ways to Spend Your Money #8 Whole Life Insurance .. Some products, services, and investments that are highly advertised (even here on gather.com) are simply bad and expensive . . . more
Britain's long-term outlook is suffering as the coalition pursues medium-term gain by Naomi Liburd
July 10, 2012 05:45 AM UTC recommended: 5
The government is to be applauded for its attempts to get the medium-term public finances under control. However, its enthusiasm to do so is leading, increasingly often, to decisions that will mortgage . . . more
Stupid Ways to Spend Your Money #6 - Bankruptcy by Jeff S.
July 08, 2012 02:17 PM UTC recommended: 2 comments: 2
Stupid Ways to Spend Your Money #6 Bankruptcy .. Some products, services, and investments that are highly advertised (even here on gather.com) are simply bad and expensive products, . . . more
Aug 02, 2013 4:19PM UTC
Kennedy Cantor commented on a post
"Some great information here. Thanks for sharing, Jeff." more
Apr 09, 2013 5:34AM UTC
Dana H. replied to a comment by Ms. Meacham: Money Maven on The Bottom Line: Tempted to cash out your 401(k) or IRA? There are other options.
"I prefer investing in no load mutual funds before I'd pay someone a percentage of my portfolio to manage my money. I have a 1 year emergency fund and this is invested in a variety of no load mutual funds . . ." more
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