Do you want to change careers? Are you absolutely sure?
From my own career change to the stories I hear from my clients and workshop students, often we think we want to change careers when the problem is our work environment instead. If you find yourself stuck, unsure what to do next, or t
The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can be hard to discern which companies are the best for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face greater temptation by the day to reach for high dividend stocks that....More>>>
Americans nearing and in retirement don’t know enough about retirement income planning according to a new survey by The American College of Financial services, as roughly 75% of survey respondents failed the 38-question retirement planning quiz. (The quiz can be taken here.) The research surveyed a total of 1,244 Americans between February 16, 2017 and March 1, 2017. The literacy rate survey....More>>>
Are you one of the 29% of Americans who say they will be more likely to seek advice from a financial professional in 2017? Perhaps you’re one of the 51% of those who don’t have an advisor that feel like they don’t have enough money saved to ask for input? If so, how will you know where to find unbiased guidance from people who are acting in your best....More>>>
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 2, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
For weeks (or, let’s be honest, years), Republicans in Congress have vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Now, they’re finally showing their hand on what that repeal and replacement might look like.
There’s been an artificial intelligence revolution (AI) going on all around us for the last several years. It may not seem obvious at first, but it you look closely, the signs are everywhere. Natural language understanding powers virtual assistants on cellphones. Natural language processing is providing foreign language translations on websites. Mapping apps are giving directions, detecting....More>>>
For divorcees nearing retirement, time is of the essence to thoroughly analyze your financial readinessand Social Security is often not given its due attention. It not only ensures a consistent income stream, but it is also somewhat customizable to individual circumstances.
See Also: Most Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced
Social Security benefits are far more complex....More>>>
On Wednesday,our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap aestheticdevice stock Syneron Medical Ltd (NASDAQ: ELOS):
Syneron Medical is a pretty pre-emptive trade. We’re betting that yesterday’s high-volume surge was a blowoff top, AND we’re betting today’s huge outside-day reversal is indeed a signal that all the recent buyers are now turning into....More>>>
Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ: WVVI) is a nano-cap winery located in Turner, Oregon. The company produces various mid end, premium, and ultra-premium wines including the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Ros茅 and Riesling varieties. We usually cover tech stocks but we are big fans of wine and even bigger fans of undervalued stocks; WVVI certainly fits the bill for both. WVVI has enjoyed....More>>>
After successive waves of indiscriminate selling and buying, the easy money has been made in midstream master limited partnerships (MLP). Going forward, investors must have a firm grasp on underlying fundamentals to achieve differentiated returns.
Midstream operators continue to face operational headwinds, including volumetric declines in some basins, the general lull in demand for incremental....More>>>
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 207.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,000,670 shares of the company’s stock after bu
There have been some macroeconomic signs that America's housing boom is starting to show signs of fatigue, but those figures haven't really shown up in the earnings reports of most homebuilders. The one exception is Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH). While most companies are still showing strong home
Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.34 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividen