After the massive Equifax data breach, you might want to take proactive measures to check your credit history and prevent your identity from being stolen. Equifax’s measures to protect consumers in the aftermath of the breach have rightly been criticized, from setting up a site that asked for even more sensitive personal information, to sending consumers to an erroneous website, to charging them money to put a credit freeze on their accounts. Given the enormous size of the theft, many [...]
The terrorist attack in Barcelona may have shaken up Europe, but its effects on US markets appeared to be negligible. The Dow was down over 274 points, posting its biggest one-day loss in over three months. Domestic concerns seemed to be the primary cause for that, however, with disappointing business earnings numbers distressing investors. Further concerns over shakeups within the Trump Administration, particularly the possibility that National Economic Council director Gary Cohn could resign, had investors spooked. Gold was up [...]
A recently-published study has shown that the United States is falling behind a number of other developed countries when it comes to retirement security….
All our working lives we’ve seen Social Security taxes deducted from our paychecks to pay others. But will it be there for us?
In an increasingly nervous market, knowing when and why interest rates may rise gives you the strategic advantage.
Think you can’t make a move without knowing how the Fed will land on interest rates? Turns out the real factors pushing gold aren’t what most people think.