Why You Should Consider a 5% Rule in Retirement

RETIREES OFTEN FOLLOW what is known as the 4% rule. Established in 1994 by financial advisor William Bengen, the rule stipulates that you should be able to withdraw 4% of your retirement savings each year without running out of money during your lifetime. But if you are a long-term investor who has maintained a diversified […]

Baby Boomers Are Dangerously Short on Retirement Savings, Data Shows

When you’re in your 20s or early 30s, recognizing that you don’t have much in the way of retirement savings can most certainly be a wake-up call, but it’s not necessarily cause for panic. After all, at those ages, you can expect to have multiple decades ahead of you in the workforce during which you […]

All Boston Kindergartners to receive $50 savings accounts at start of school year

The mayor of Boston announced Monday that every kindergartener in the city’s public school system will receive a savings account, complete with a starting $50 balance this fall at beginning of the school year. Mayor Marty Walsh said Boston Saves, a pilot program which has benefited about a dozen schools since 2016, is slated to […]

3 Simple Habits That Can Help You Retire Early

Early retirement is something many workers dream about but few are able to achieve. Roughly half of U.S. adults say they would like to retire by age 60, according to a poll from TD Ameritrade, but only a third think they’ll be able to do so. Furthermore, a whopping 82% say they expect retirement age […]

Samsung and SK Telecom partner to build a 5G-capable 8K TV

The electronics maker is teaming up with a telecom to beat Huawei. The race to develop the world’s first 8K TV with 5G speeds is heating up. Samsung announced today that it is partnering with SK Telecom to develop and commercialize the world’s first 8K-5G TV. The end product would be a TV with an […]

New prosthetic legs let amputees feel their foot and knee in real-time

The sensory feedback made walking easier and reduced phantom pain. There’s been a lot of research into how to give robots and prosthesis wearers a sense of touch, but it has focused largely on the hands. Now, researchers led by ETH Zurich want to restore sensory feedback for leg amputees, too. In a paper published […]

Starship’s delivery robots now serve Purdue University

It’s the bot maker’s largest campus rollout yet. Starship’s delivery robots have reached their largest school campus yet. Purdue students at the university’s West Lafayette campus now have the option of ordering robot-delivered food that should arrive in “minutes.” As at other schools, deliveries carry a flat $2 fee and work in tandem with your […]

Google Docs now displays the word count as you type

Finally. One of the most frustrating things about Google Docs is having to manually access the menu every time you need to check if you’ve finally hit that essay’s elusive word count. The tech giant is finally fixing that by giving you the ability to display a document’s word count in its lower left corner. Similar to Microsoft Word’s […]

Stocks to Watch: Checking in on Hess Midstream Partners LP (:HESM)

Watching some recent stock price activity for Hess Midstream Partners LP (:HESM), we have seen shares trading near the $19.09 level. Investors have a wide range of tools at their disposal when undertaking stock research. Investors will often monitor the current stock price in relation to its 52-week high and low levels. The 52-week high […]

Stock Watch: Checking in on Farfetch Limited (:FTCH)

Monitoring recent stock price movement on shares of Farfetch Limited (:FTCH) we have recorded the stock price at $9.05. Investors may be intently tracking price activity on the stock over the next few sessions, and looking for any signs of a possible shift in momentum. Let’s focus in on some historical trading information. Over the […]

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