Retirement

I like to look at what’s on the radar screen of state securities regulators. These watchdogs are the true cops on the beat when it comes to a variety of financial scams. Here’s a list of top swindles involving zombie investments that never seem to entirely disappear. The North American Securities Regulators Association (NASAA) has
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) wants a better representation of people of all ages in clinical studies it funds, especially those affected by age-related and other various medical conditions, frailty, physical or cognitive impairments and those on multiple medications. The NIH Inclusion Across the Lifespan policy, which was developed in response to requirements in
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They are never-ending, it seems:  proposals to create a form of nationwide mandatory retirement savings.  A recent article at Third Way lists some of the newer ones, and proposes its own.  Forbes contributor Teresa Ghilarducci has been promoting what she has alternately been calling Guaranteed Retirement Accounts or the Retirement Savings Plan.  I have my
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IBM fueled a Bitcoin and Stellar rally recently. On Monday, Big Blue announced that its Blockchain World Wire, a real-time global payments network for regulated financial institutions on the Stellar network, has expanded in more than 50 countries. IBM’s Blockchain World Wire global payment network has a couple of advantages over conventional global network payment
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By Poul-Erik Tindbaek, Next Avenue Contributor When I was asked to contribute to an international survey on “What is most important for well-being in later life?” my first response was: Oh, I can easily come up with an answer to that question. A few seconds after I said yes, I realized that I shouldn’t come
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So it seems that I hit the one-year mark of my writing on retirement at this platform, and have still not managed to address some of the topics I wanted to discuss, in particular, questions of what pensions look like abroad and what we can learn from them.  But right now I find myself thinking
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Photocredit: © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The next week is the week after option expiration. The S&P 500 has historically declined in such weeks in March , especially if the week follows a triple-witching expiration. The average loss from 1985 has been
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ASSOCIATED PRESS China has a clear mission in Indo-Pacific region: complete dominance, in a silent way. US shouldn’t let it happen. That’s according to “The Stealth Superpower: How China Hid Its Global Ambitions,” published in the January/February issue of Foreign Affairs. “Although China does not want to usurp the United States’ position as the leader of the global
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(AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh)ASSOCIATED PRESS Prime Minister Narendra Modi lifted India up at home and abroad. But he may still lose his job in the next elections, because of his ruling style. Before Modi assumed office, India’s economy was barely growing. It was near the bottom of major international rankings, next to its neighbors, Pakistan
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