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10 Aug 2017 No Comments

The Richest Person in Every U.S. State in 2017

The massive empires of business tycoons like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Jeff Bezos are continually topics of discussion throughout the world, but much less attention finds its way towards […]

26 Jun 2017 No Comments

How Apple’s iPhone changed the world: 10 years in 10 charts

Apple’s first iPhone was released 10 years ago this week — on June 29, 2007. While it wasn’t the first smartphone, it leapfrogged far beyond the competition and launched the […]

26 Jun 2017 No Comments

Animated Map: The 20 Most Populous Cities in the World by 2100

If you look at a modern map of the world’s most populous cities, you’ll notice that they are quite evenly distributed around the globe. Metropolises like Moscow, New York, Tokyo, […]

2 Jun 2017 No Comments

Chart: Where is Global Growth Happening?

According to forecasts from earlier this year by the World Bank, the global economy is expected to average a Real GDP growth rate of 2.8% between 2017-2019. But where will […]

21 Oct 2016 No Comments

Lower Your Tax Bill With Year-End Planning

By planning ahead and taking advantage of these time-proven tax strategies before year-end, you may be able to lessen your tax bite come April 15. Read Full Article Here…

11 Jul 2016 No Comments

Brexit Chart of the Day

A really good Chart representation of the various structures and agreements that form the European Union. See Chart Here…  

23 May 2016 No Comments

The first five years can trip up your retirement finances permanently

If a retiree can generate enough guaranteed income to cover basic expenses using Social Security, any pension income and annuities, then he or she can invest other savings in stocks, […]

21 Apr 2016 No Comments

Morningstar: The more you pay, the less you get from funds

Investing in an actively managed fund with high fees is like betting on a smoker to win a marathon, according to a new study released by Morningstar. Morningstar’s active/passive barometer […]

12 Apr 2016 No Comments

Retirement yield may return to norm in 10 years: TIAA CEO

Retirement plan yields won’t return to the long-term norm of roughly 5 to 7 percent until the next decade or two, TIAA President and CEO Roger Ferguson said Tuesday. Read […]

6 Apr 2016 No Comments

The Difficult, Delicate Untangling of Our Parents’ Financial Lives

When my in-laws became too incapacitated to handle their own affairs, my wife and I took over. A year and a half later, we’re still trying to figure it all […]