Wallet Hub just released their in-depth report on the best places to retire in the United States. To no surprise, Florida tops the list with 5 cities in the top 10. The big losers were high tax states like California and the Eastern corridor.
Here are a few highlights form the report:
With only 23 percent of Americans reporting that they are “very confident” they will have enough money for retirement, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Places to Retire as well as accompanying videos.
Tom Crowder spent much of his two-year career in the NFL running away from men who weighed upwards of 300 pounds. These days? He worries about bears and snakes. As a senior vice president at Bank of America Corp., Crowder spends most days in the woods, from the evergreen forests of New England to the wetlands of the Carolinas, scouting U.S. timberland assets for people with a net worth of at least $100 million and a minimum of $10 million to invest.
“Shanghai Gold will change the current gold market with its ‘consumed in the East but priced in the West’ arrangement. When China has the right to speak in the international gold market, the true price of gold will be revealed.” – Xu Luode, Chairman, Shanghai Gold Exchange, 15 May 2014
Stocks rallied on Thursday, led by strong gains in tech and energy shares, as Wall Street cheered the possibility that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next month.
The S&P 500 surged 1% to 2,954.18, a record close. The broad index also hit an intraday record of 2,958.06. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 249.17 points higher at 26,753.17. The Nasdaq Composite gained 0.8% to end the day at 8,051.34.
Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough today released her final calculations on new property tax bills that are about to go in the mail.
Despite success in its men’s business, including a goal to double revenues in the men’s business by 2023, Lululemon seems to be backing down from pursuing standalone men’s concepts.
A company spokesperson pointed to Lululemon’s test-and-learn mentality with regards to the concept, saying the retailer believes having men’s and women’s co-located, rather than independent, will help to drive growth in the men’s business.
The cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions has already begun to drive Opens a New Window. some residents away from high-tax states like New York and New Jersey, but experts say that trend is only going to intensify.
Whenever I bring up student loans with a co-worker or friends they get a sad look on their face, like they’re f***ed. Most will be f***ed their whole life because they can’t manage debt properly and that 10-year student loan will turn out to be a 30-year mortgage. Unfortunately, there are 44 million people with student loans (30-year mortgages) that total a whopping $1.5 trillion according to this Forbes report.
The rate of consumers dropping their cable and satellite TV packages hit the highest level ever in the last three months of 2018. And for the first time in a few years, the losses weren’t more than offset by people signing up for Internet TV subscriptions.
I ran across an interesting article at cnbc.com that claims Tesla is the next Amazon. This is one of those times I wish I had some “f*ck you” money lying around to invest. Elon Musk, in my opinion, is an enigma. He’s an entertaining CEO who is willing to give the establishment the middle finger. Even more important is the fact that Musk is a disrupter, something the legacy media and corporations despise.
I’ve often thought, the easiest way to crash the U.S. economy and get the bankers attention would be for all 44 million Americans to skip next months student loan payment. Unfortunately, I’m not going to be able to get my plan off the ground due to a new proposal outlined in this corporate media report.
To retailers who say ‘no cash,’ Philadelphia’s city council is saying no dice.
Philadelphia’s city council voted Thursday to require most local businesses to accept cash as payment, pushing back on a growing trend in which restaurants and retailers accept credit and debit cards only.
The retail sector took a blow in the final month of 2018, adding to a list of consumer economic casualties amid year-end turmoil in the financial markets and a protracted U.S. government shutdown.
Power to the People! According to this Reason report, 3D printing promises a dynamic and uncontrollable world. Here are 4 facts from the article.