Among the nearly half of U.S. households with credit card balances outstanding, the average debt is $15,564. Total U.S. credit card debt was $905 billion.
All U.S. household debt totals $12.96 trillion, including $8.74 trillion in mortgage debt, $1.21 trillion in auto loans and $1.36 trillion in student loans, in addition to credit card debt.
The data were reported today by NerdWallet....More>>>
Ok, let’s get really personal for a few minutes. Last year I had a heart attack. It was eventually downgraded to a “cardiac episode” resulting from complications from a long-term medication that I take for migraines. My stint in the hospital included CATscans, MRIs, angioplasty, EKGs… the list goes on. I’m also strongly advised to have 6 month....More>>>
Investment company Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc. buys VanEck Vectors Gold Miners, iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN, Vanguard Short-Term Government ETF, sells Comcast Corp during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc.. As of 2017-03-31, Ausdal Financial Partners, Inc. owns 241 stocks with a total....More>>>
As Wall Street celebrates the eighth anniversary of the cyclical bull market on Thursday, two things stand out: a knock in oil prices amid a supply glut and high levels of pessimism that appear at odds with near-record levels of stock-market indexes.
Just when traders became comfortable, a jump in U.S. crude supplies knocked oil prices ....More>>>
Can Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) surprise investors with its Q1 earnings numbers? San Francisco, California-based Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)is scheduled to report its quarterly results for Q1 2017 on Wednesday, 26th April, before markets open. Twitter is expected to come out with its latest set of earnings numbers at 7 A.M. Eastern Time, or 4 A.M. Pacific Time. While expectations from the micro-blogging....More>>>
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SWHC) reported fiscal second-quarter financial results after markets closed on Thursday. The company said that it had $0.68 in earnings per share (EPS) and $233.5 million in revenue, versus consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters called for $0.56 in EPS and $227.61 million in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.25 in EPS and $143.24 million in....More>>>
Last night, the world celebrated the sun completing one more revolution around the Earth. Despite the similarity of this point in the sun’s revolution to anything other point, people sat down, reflected on the past year, and made decisions for the future. One group that has been hit harder than many other this past year is oil companies. After peaking at more than $100....More>>>
By Natalie Burg
Brothers David and Michael Miller were brought up to fight for what they believe in. Some of their earliest memories are of attending civil rights rallies with their mother in the 1970s. Decades later, they draw a direct connection between the values of their upbringing and the astounding growth of the company they founded together, Brightway Insurance.
Russ Kaplan is a leading money manager with a value-oriented and contrarian approach to very long-term investing; here’s a look at his top growth idea for the coming year.
One of the few places of value in this market is the home building stocks and our Top Pick for growth-oriented investors is D. R. Horton (DHI), which is a home building stock.
D.R. Horton is more than just....More>>>
On Feb. 23, 2015, President Obama declared, “Today, I’m calling on the Department of Labor (DOL) to update the rules and requirements that retirement advisors put the best interest of their clients above their own financial interests. It’s a very simple principle: You want to give financial advice, you’ve got to put your client’s interest first.”