Self directed 401k investors fare better with advice, according to a Schwab study released today.
Expecting radical change at universities since the college admissions scandal was unearthed is unrealistic but tightening up the loopholes is likely. Here's 5 ways college admissions will become more work in the future.
Peloton has wrongfully been cast in a negative light by the National Music Publishers Association, Inc. (“NMPA”), according to the fitness company, which filed a countersuit on April 30 against music publishers for Drake, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and many other popular artists.
J.Crew, long the go-to brand for yuppies seeking chinos and pullovers, has fallen on hard times, but it hasn’t quite thrown in the towel. The retailer is reportedly pulling out all the stops for a turnaround, instead of waving the bankruptcy white flag like so many others.
Every 65 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and as cases of cognitive decline among the aging continue to rise, so too does the number of opportunities for senior citizens to outline their future care preferences and expectations concerning Alzheimer’s.
If the music publishers for Drake, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and many other popular artists have their way, fitness company Peloton will be paying out $150 million for copyright infringement on more than 1,000 songs used with Peloton classes, stationary bikes and treadmills.
At the core of the federal lawsuit, Downtown Music Publishers LLC v Peloton Interactive, Inc filed in the Southern District of New York, is the appropriateness of class action status and whether synchronizatio...
The state of Texas made up nine of the top 50 best cities to buy property and rent through Airbnb followed by Florida and California, according to a new report. But Moreno Valley, California is where investors stand to earn the most with a whopping $33,720 in potential annual profit and an average daily rental rate on Airbnb of $226.
Analysis included median home price, mortgage payment, average Airbnb rental costs and occupancy rates.
According to a 2018 Economic Policy Institute study, 60 million American workers are barred from litigating employment claims in traditional civil court because they have signed away their rights. To make things worse for workers, the U.S. Supreme Court recently reversed the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that invalidated mandatory arbitration agreements with class action waivers, which means that employment agreements containing arbitration provisions are enforceable under federal law.
Inheritance exploitation rears its ugly head under various circumstances. Whether it’s a drug-addicted family member or a dishonest caretaker, the results are the same. Heirs are being cheated out of their share of family wealth or they are paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees to hold on to it.
In addition to partnering with the Tory Burch Foundation to connect women business owners to affordable loans, Bank of America reported an increase of 33 percent to 44 percent of women in senior leadership positions from 2015 to 2018. More than 30 percent of the bank’s directors are women.
As a result, Bank of America was among the companies honored Thursday in New York City by the 2019 Catalyst Conference: The Future@Work.
Regulation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, historically focused on corporate-issuer disclosures, is turning increasingly toward investors, according to indexing and risk analytics giant MSCI. Of more than 170 regulatory or quasi regulatory measures proposed in 2018, 80% targeted institutional investors, according to a report authored by MSCI. For example, the European Commission is proposing that investment advisers ask clients directly about their sustainability preferences when assessing the range of financial instruments and insurance products to be recommended.
The City of New York earned a C grade for procurement spending on Asian American firms, a D grade for spending on Hispanic and women owned enterprises and an F grade in spending on African American-owned firms, according to the Comptroller’s 2018 report.
As for specific city agencies, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services agency earned an F grade. Despite the bleak numbers in the Making the Grade report, there are signs of progress.
Global markets have been slumping since Standard & Poor’s downgraded the U.S. AAA credit rating on Aug. 3, 2011 but niche funds that specialize in mortgage-backed bonds are maintaining gains. Those funds are mortgage-backed securities exchange-traded funds (MBS ETFs), which invest in highly liquid Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans that consist of pools of individual residential mortgages.