Category: Economy

How Millennials Can Reach Financial Freedom

The millennial generation gets a bad rap when it comes to the topic of financial responsibility. But is that stereotype true? Or do millennials simply prioritize life and finances a little differently than other...

Can’t afford to retire?

If you can’t afford to retire, it’s almost certainly because you don’t have enough money saved. If that’s the case, you’re definitely not alone. The average American is terrible about saving money in general...

Job Growth Signals Robust Economy

The Labor Department released its official hiring and unemployment figures for November on Friday morning, providing the latest snapshot of the American economy. The Numbers • 228,000 jobs were added last month. Wall Street...

Tax Changes Are Coming Next Year

The Senate and House may spend most of the month ironing out the differences in their tax bills. Or they may be delayed by other legislation and not enact a new tax code until...

Senate Passes Sweeping Revision of U.S. Tax Code

The Senate passed sweeping revisions to the U.S. tax code past midnight Saturday after Republicans navigated a thicket of internal divisions over deficits and other issues to place their imprint on the economy. The...

401(k)s at risk?

As the stock market calmly racks up records and swells 401(k) balances amid a 9-year-old bull run, some  skeptics who predicted the crash in 2008 are getting nervous. These are the same doubters who sounded...