Finance :: Retirement
In a year of historic changes and challenges, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business owners will meet in an unprecedented gathering organized by the National Lesbian & Gay Chamber of Commerce to brainstorm and get energized.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued a major debt collection law firm on Monday, alleging it is a "mill" that produces shoddy, mass-produced credit-card collection lawsuits.
Pete O’Neil saw Washington’s legalization of marijuana in 2012 as a path to retirement, or at least to his kids’ college tuition. Pot shortages are certain. More than 2,600 people applied last fall to grow marijuana.
Despite an improving U.S. economy, retirement plans covering roughly 1.5 million workers are severely underfunded, threatening benefit cuts for current and future retirees, a federal watchdog agency warned Monday.
In a world suddenly more dangerous, you’d think fund managers and traders would be selling and buying and selling again in a frenzy of second-guessing. Instead, they’re the picture of calm and contentment.
Top environmental regulators for four Republican presidents told Congress what many Republican lawmakers won’t: Action is needed on global warming.
Four Social Security judges defended their work amid accusations they rubber-stamped claims for disability benefits, approving billions of dollars in payments from the cash-strapped program.
An internal audit revealed in more than 75 percent of all Veterans Affairs clinics, at least one scheduler said supervisors ordered them to falsify records of how long veterans were waiting. More than 57,000 veterans have been waiting up to three months.
Investors are embracing stocks, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 further into record territory. But investors are focusing on mutual funds that buy cheap or underappreciated stocks, ones called value funds.
Michigan’s House approved spending $195 million to help prevent steep cuts in Detroit retiree pensions and the sale of valuable art, a measure that would link the state with a broader deal designed to end the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history.