From The New York Times: Big Banks vs. Tech

From The New York Times: Big Banks vs. Tech

The New York Times piece “Banks and Tech Firms Battle Over Something Akin to Gold: Your Data” calls attention to a battle that is raging behind the scenes of nearly every consumer in the United States. The contenders? Big Banks and Silicon Valley tech...
Securing an Early Retirement: The Blogosphere’s 7 Best Lessons

Securing an Early Retirement: The Blogosphere’s 7 Best Lessons

At a time when many struggle to save enough for a comfortable retirement, there are a few people who can not only retire comfortably but can do so earlier than the expected 65 years old. As part of my job at Personal Capital, I have been lucky to get to know...
Top 5 Lessons Pokémon Go Can Teach Millennials About Money

Top 5 Lessons Pokémon Go Can Teach Millennials About Money

KEY POINTS Cancel subscriptions you don’t use. Negotiate for a better salary. Start building your retirement nest egg today. While you were trying to catch that rare Pokémon, did you actually miss the real life target? The last few days have been...
Taking a Strategic Approach to Your New Year Resolutions

Taking a Strategic Approach to Your New Year Resolutions

KEY POINTS Rethink your New Year’s resolutions strategically with these tips. Prioritize what matters to you most, whether that is family, friends, work, or a hobby. Determine the specific actions you can take to meet those goals. How do you pick just...
Retirement 101 For The Overwhelmed Millennial

Retirement 101 For The Overwhelmed Millennial

KEY POINTS Simplify your 401k savings and think about rolling over multiple accounts. If you’re not feeling the pressure of savings on your budget, then you’re not saving enough. Take ownership of your own financial life and organize your...
5 Things NOT to Do With Your Money as a Recent Grad

5 Things NOT to Do With Your Money as a Recent Grad

I arrived in New York with an Ivy League degree, a job at a prestigious consulting firm waiting for me, and no clue at all how to manage my money. My Economics degree and a summer internship on Wall Street had taught me how to think about global markets, but...
How To Save Money Traveling Like A Boss

How To Save Money Traveling Like A Boss

The United States is the only developed country in the world that legally isn’t required to pay for a single vacation. Meanwhile, hop over to Spain or France, and you’ll get 34 and 31 vacation days, respectively. If you think higher vacation days leads to...
Markets React Favorably to Janet Yellen Comments

Markets React Favorably to Janet Yellen Comments

Market Digest – Week Ending 11/15 In Senate confirmation hearings, Fed Chairwoman nominee Janet Yellen said, “It is imperative that we do what we can to promote a very strong recovery. It’s important not to remove support, especially when the recovery is...
Twitter Goes Public; US Economy Grows

Twitter Goes Public; US Economy Grows

Market Digest – Week Ending 11/8 Strong US jobs growth and an interest rate cut by the ECB left domestic stocks up modestly and international stocks down modestly for dollar based investors. American employers added 204,000 jobs in October as the private...


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