Just in time, some very powerful forces are lining up on the side of the individual investor vs. those in the financial services industry who have been overcharging and urging investors into flawed products. The timing is critical because the baby boom generation is rolling trillions of dollars out of company 401(k) plans and into..
Rising gold prices -- the precious metal was up 16.5 percent in the first quarter - have given renewed life to some old scams, using new technologies. Just last week a man was arrested in Kansas, charged with selling fake gold bars on Craig's List. Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin and Bullion, a member..
It's time to confront your past spending - and make good on your vows to get your money organized. The word budget is both a noun (I'm going to make a budget.) and a verb (I'll have to budget my expenses.) Either way, it doesn't happen without your active participation! Here are a few ways..
Financial technology is one of the fastest growing areas of innovation, as mobile apps are being created that give people the ability to control their finances right from their smartphones. Millennials and others want instant access to their financial data and the ability to manage their money. Financial services firms know that's where their clients..
China is now officially part of the money major leagues. The International Monetary Fund has agreed to add the Chinese yuan to its basket of reserve currencies, where it will join the U.S. Dollar, the Euro, the Yen, and the British pound. The move will take place in October, 2016. Inclusion is a highly coveted..
It wasn't long ago that college students went back to school and in addition to buying books and sweatshirts on campus, they were offered credit cards--and the chance to plunge into debt before they even began earning an income. Thanks to the Card Act of 2009, credit card issuers are no longer allowed to advertise..