63% of Workers Are Making This Major Mistake

If asking for a raise were easy, perhaps more workers would step up and do it. But getting in front of your boss and requesting a salary boost means subjecting yourself to a potentially awkward conversation, and one that might damage your relationship in the event it goes poorly. Still, it’s worth putting yourself out […]

5 Quotes to Make You Rethink Your Personal Finances

Ten years ago, I was a full-time teacher who loved what he was doing — but I was slowly burning out. The hours at my particular school were demanding, and my wife and I barely saw each other. We needed to make a change. That led to a life-altering decision: Quit our jobs and move […]

When financial goals aren’t enough

Historically, your financial adviser’s job is to help you reach your financial goals. You want to retire, travel, or buy that vacation home? Set your goal and we will tell you how to get there. This approach has left many people unprepared for the realities of a traditional retirement and feeling unfulfilled and unhappy. The […]

4 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Retirement Savings

To save enough for a secure retirement, you typically need to put away around 15% to 20% of your income. Chances are good you aren’t doing that right now. In fact, it may seem impossible to save that much — especially if you’re one of the millions of Americans living paycheck to paycheck. While it […]

Most Americans say their finances have not improved since the 2016 election

How you feel about the economy often depends on whether you’re a Democrat or a Republican As the midterm elections approach, a new survey says a majority of Americans do not feel their financial situation has improved since Donald Trump was elected president in 2016. Only 38% of Americans say their finances have improved since […]

Facebook earnings: Will advertisers stick with the social network?

After forecast hacked $120 billion from Facebook’s market cap, company prepares to report the actual results After the largest stock drop in its history and weeks of negative news, Facebook Inc. will have to reveal if it has faced recriminations from its most important customers: Advertisers. The months following a July earnings report that was […]

Snap stock falls after user base shrinks again but new ad formats gain steam

Company introduced two new ad products for the holidays Snap Inc. is doing a better job of monetizing its user base, but that loyal following continues to shrink. The social-media company on Thursday posted better-than-expected financial results for its third quarter, but Snap’s SNAP, -10.16% daily-active-user count declined once again, in line with analyst expectations. […]

US Government: Mercedes Owners Got Recall Notices Too Late

U.S. government investigating Mercedes-Benz, alleging the German automaker has been slow to mail safety recall notices and file legally required reports involving recalls of 1.4 million vehicles. DETROIT — The U.S. government is investigating Mercedes-Benz, alleging that the German automaker has been slow to mail safety recall notices and file required reports involving recalls of […]

Ryanair investors call for chairman to stand down in 2019

Pension fund investor also wants Ryanair to plan for successor to Michael O’Leary Ryanair will come under increased pressure this week to bring in fresh leadership, as investors call for its chairman, David Bonderman, to stand down after more than 20 years. As well as calling for Bonderman to be replaced, the Local Authority Pension […]