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More evidence that it’s very hard to beat the market over time, 95% of finance professionals can’t do it. Mark J. Perry writes on American Enterprise Institute: “The percentage of active managers who do beat the market is usually pretty small – fewer than 8% in most of the cases above over the last 15 […] The post Over 90% of Active Stock Pickers Can’t Beat Index Funds appeared on Personal ...
Posted: Mar 21 2018 @ 1:20 PM
Despite a low unemployment rate and stronger economy, 20 percent of Americans don’t save any of their income at all and even those who do save aren’t putting away enough for retirement. According to a new survey from Bankrate.com, one-fifth of Americans are adding nothing to their savings. Among respondents, 2 in 5 cite life’s […] The post 20% of Americans Save Nothing for Retirement appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Mar 16 2018 @ 9:11 AM
Consumers are on track to get one thing from Congress in response to last year’s massive Equifax Inc. hack: free freezes of their data held by the credit-reporting companies. The Wall Street Journal reported: “The bipartisan agreement, set to be approved in the Senate by next week as part of a broader banking bill, would […] The post Free Credit Freezes Coming for All U.S. Consumers appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Mar 08 2018 @ 7:36 AM
The distribution of wealth follows a well-known pattern sometimes called an 80:20 rule: 80 percent of the wealth is owned by 20 percent of the people. Indeed, a report last year concluded that just eight men had a total wealth equivalent to that of the world’s poorest 3.8 billion people. Why should so few people […] The post If You’re So smart, Why Aren’t You Rich' appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Mar 05 2018 @ 8:20 AM
In a move to compete with LinkedIn, Facebook is rolling out facebook.com/jobs to help people find jobs and help local businesses hire the right people with the ability to apply to jobs directly on Facebook. Facebook already introduced job postings on Facebook in the US and Canada last year. Today, it expands the service to apply […] The post New and Free Way to Find Jobs on Facebook appeared on Personal Finance ...
Posted: Mar 01 2018 @ 2:10 AM
Some Americans’ finances are on very thin ice. One in five Americans say they have more credit-card debt than they do in emergency savings, according to a report published Thursday from the personal-finance company Bankrate. Another 12% said they had no credit card debt, but they also had no savings. Bankrate surveyed 1,000 people during […] The post 1 in 5 Americans Have More Credit-Card Debt Than Savings appeared on Personal ...
Posted: Feb 23 2018 @ 3:51 AM
Home prices jumped to all-time highs in almost two-thirds of U.S. cities in the fourth quarter as buyers battled for a record-low supply of listings. Bloomberg reports: Prices for single-family homes, which climbed 5.3 percent from a year earlier nationally, reached a peak in 64 percent of metropolitan areas measured, the National Association of Realtors said […] The post Home Prices Hit Records appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Feb 13 2018 @ 10:54 PM
Medical insurance is a huge topic. It was talked about continually during the presidential election in the United States. However, we have not seen any significant changes yet. 2018 promises changes. However, experts warn us not to expect all of the changes to be positive. What the future holds Citizens and companies are in a […] The post What Are The New Trends In Health Insurance appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Feb 13 2018 @ 9:19 AM
America is being hit hard by mortgage scams and, shockingly, many individuals make the initial contact with the scammers as they seek help on the internet. Buying a house is one of the biggest financial investments an individual will make in their lifetime, and obtaining a mortgage in order to secure your dream home can […] The post Protect Your Finances From Mortgage Scams appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Feb 08 2018 @ 8:48 PM
Want to be happy without spending a boatload of money' Think like an old person. The New York Times reported: Older people report higher levels of contentment or well-being than teenagers and young adults. The six elders put faces on this statistic. If they were not always gleeful, they were resilient and not paralyzed by the challenges […] The post Easy and Cheap Way to Be Happy: Think Like an Old Person appeared ...
Posted: Feb 05 2018 @ 12:53 AM


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