Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:00am
Six years ago today, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index closed at 676.5, which represented a 56 percent decline in less than 18 months. Many a shell-shocked pundit predicted then the bloodbath was not over, such as this article warning that it would take eight years to recover, possibly longer.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:12pm
So it’s time to get real about mutual fund fees. Sure, they’re lower than ever for many funds, especially those that track an index. In fact, the average fund fee is now 1.25%, according to Chicago-based Morningstar.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/24/2015 - 8:31am
Think about retiring from your job with no savings—not even a little bit—just debt. Unfortunately this is the case for one in five Utahans according to a new study released recently by Notalys LLC. This news is troubling, to say the least. To make matters worse, with 45% of working age hous
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 02/18/2015 - 8:00am
I’ve been pretty critical of many annuities in the past but there is one out there that may be worth a serious look. It’s called a Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract (QLAC) — yes, that’s mouthful. Recent technical changes to them ok’d by the U.S. Treasury offers a partial solution to the not-outliving-your-money challenge.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 02/15/2015 - 7:29pm
You can remove the girl out of the flirt, but not the flirt out of the woman. Thus, when an extremely attractive gentleman hovered near the department store counter and the sister ringing up my purchase announced all loud that there was a 15 percent discount for senior citizens, I demurred.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 02/13/2015 - 10:01am
When fraudsters cook up a new scam, they typically use the same recipe: Start with establishing a connection with the target – be it through sweet talk or intimidation –mix with feigned credibility or authority.