Should retirees move closer to their kids?

Do you have any insights about moving in retirement to be close to children and grandchildren? I realize this is a very personal decision, but I assume many retirees and families grapple with this.

A great topic. Some retirees, of course, cant wait to relocate near family; others think the occasional visit is more than adequate. (Or, as George Burns, the late comedian and actor, put it:....More>>>

Hot Warren Buffett Stocks For 2017

It was an unusual research project…   Not one in 1,000 investment advisors or newsletter writers would ever consider it.   My research partner and I read every shareholder letter issued by companies in the S&P 500 Index.   I got the idea from billionaire superinvestor Warren Buffett. Several years ago, Buffett talked about a one-page fax he got from the CEO of a potential....More>>>

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A team of currency strategists at HSBC says French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macrons first-place finish in Sundays first-round election will have a lasting impact on the euro as investors look past Europes unruly politics toward signs of a nascent economic turnaround.

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Shelter Mutual Insurance Co Buys BB&T, Gilead Sciences, Sells 3M Co, Union Pacific, Emerson Electric

Columbia, MO, based Investment company Shelter Mutual Insurance Co buys BB&T, Gilead Sciences, sells 3M Co, Union Pacific, Emerson Electric Co, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Shelter Mutual Insurance Co. As of 2017-03-31, Shelter Mutual Insurance Co owns 42 stocks with a total value of $326....More>>>

IPOs This Week: Select Energy Services in the Spotlight

The second week of April saw six initial public offerings (IPOs) raise about $1.2 billion. The first two weeks of the second quarter have accounted for more than $2.2 billion in capital raises, the best two-week period so far this year.

Last week’s largest IPO was Brazilian airline Azul SA (NYSE: AZUL) which raised $573 million at a market cap of $2.28 billion. The airline....More>>>

Small Cap Akari Therapeutics: Profit Takers Are Swooping In

This morning, small cap emerging growth and clinical-stage biopharmaceutical stock Akari Therapeutics PLC (NASDAQ: AKTX) announced that its drug for a rare blood disease had more positive results in a mid-stage clinical trial. Specifically, five patients were enrolled ina trail involving thedrug Coversin which is intended to treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a dangerous blood disease....More>>>

Veterans saw dramatic gains in coverage after Obamacare

The number of uninsured veterans plummeted after Obamacare began, a new Urban Institute study has found.

The uninsured rate among veterans under age 65 dropped to 5.9% in 2015, down from 9.6% two years earlier, according to the report. The number of vets lacking coverage fell to 552,000, down from 980,000.

The changes started in 2014, when two major Obamacare coverage provisions....More>>>

Elon Musk: Tesla to reveal pickup, semi trucks

NEW YORK Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Thursday that the electric-car maker would reveal plans for a heavy commercial truck in September and show off a pickup truck within two years.

The plans could stir up the red-hot American market for highly profitable pickups and introduce a new wrinkle into the freight hauling business, which some believe is poised for a shakeup with the prospect of self-driving....More>>>

Most critical time for financial planning: Your…

There’s nothing wrong abouttalking toteens and even kids about money.Lessons aboutbank accounts, credit cards, the importance of saving and even investing can set young people along the path of successful money management.

But it’s the third decade oflife, the 20s, that might be the morecritical stage. By then, most people have jobs, are making payments on student loans and perhaps....More>>>

The 411 On Your 401(k): What You Should Know About Your Retirement Savings Plan

If you’re fortunate to work at a company that provides a 401(k) plan, consider yourself lucky. There are many people who don’t have access to a retirement savings plan through their employer.


It’s important to understand how your plan works and if you’re getting the most out of what it offers.

Here are five questions you should be able to....More>>>