Personal finance

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – NOVEMBER 20: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks … [+] during the Democratic Presidential Debate (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Getty Images Nearly all of the Democratic presidential hopefuls have proposed or supported plans to create a federal family leave program that would include those who are caring for frail
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EAST HAMPTON, NY – AUGUST 03: Cocktail hour outside at the 10th Apollo in the Hamptons benefit at … [+] the home of Ron Perelman and Anna Chapman (Photo by Rebecca Smeyne/Getty Images) Getty Images Last Friday, The Tax Policy Center sponsored a morning-long program on market-to-market taxation of capital gains. After three hours, I
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Kenneth Fisher, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Fisher Investments, speaks during a television interview in New York, May 10, 2010. Jonathan Fickies | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Chicago police pension fund is ending its $67 million relationship with Fisher Investments. The Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago joins a number of
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15 October 2019, Saxony, Markranstädt: View over a field to a residential area with newly built … [+] detached houses. Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa (Photo by Jan Woitas/picture alliance via Getty Images) dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images Unless you’re super rich or super poor, you’re probably going to take out a mortgage at some point in
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Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz is the president of Charles Schwab Foundation and a certified financial planner. Courtesy of Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz has a simple message for parents and schools: Teach your kids about money. The certified financial planner — who also is board chair and president of the Charles Schwab Foundation — is on a mission
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One only needs to go back in time a little over ten years, to the Great Recession of 2008, to understand the relationship between the health of and machinations about the residential real estate market, on the one hand, and the overall health of the domestic economy, on the other. Which brings us to the
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Getty The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced Medicare Part B premiums for 2020, and the base premium increases nearly 7% from $135.50 a month to $144.60 a month. That $9.10 monthly increase compares to a modest $1.50 monthly increase last year. Meanwhile high earners are still getting used to income-related surcharges that
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