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Facebook is experiencing one its worst days as a publicly traded company. According to CNBC, Facebook lost about $119 billion of its value on Thursday, marking the biggest one-day loss in U.S. market history. CBS MoneyWatch reported: The company’s shares plunged $41.24, or almost 19 percent, to $176.26 a day after the social media giant […] The post Facebook Stock Suffers Largest One-Day Drop In History, Shedding $119 Billion appeared on ...
Posted: Jul 27 2018 @ 1:06 AM
Renting has recently become extremely popular, yet renters insurance is still widely misunderstood; many renters don’t even know how to get it. In fact, renters insurance is extremely cheap, at an average of under $150 per year. Policies also provide important benefits to both tenants and landlords. Many renters expect their landlord’s insurance to cover […] The post Your Guide to Renters Insurance appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Jul 26 2018 @ 4:11 PM
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken Warren Buffett as the world’s third-richest person, reports Bloomberg. Zuckerberg only trails Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. From the report: “It’s the first time that the three wealthiest people on the ranking made their fortunes from technology. Zuckerberg, 34, is now worth $81.6 billion, about […] The post Mark Zuckerberg Becomes World’s Third-Richest Person appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Jul 06 2018 @ 11:16 PM
Americans are spending $69 more each month to fill up their tank, according to a Triple A report. CBS Chicago reports: “On Wednesday, the Chicago average is $3.26 per gallon of regular gasoline. The average price is $2.999 for the rest of Illinois, compared to the national average of $2.91.” “Analysts say Americans are now […] The post Americans Spend 7% Of Income On Gasoline appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Jun 14 2018 @ 4:03 PM
It’s not just America. New data show people all over the globe don’t understand basic concepts of investment and inflation. Suzanne Woolley writes on Bloomberg: Most online quizzes are relatively mindless, promising to reveal which vegetable, sandwich or rock band best represents your personality. That was not the case for a short online test given […] The post The World Isn’t Prepared for Retirement appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Jun 10 2018 @ 11:25 AM
Belying its simplicity and ubiquity, the price tag is a surprisingly recent economic development, Aeon magazine writes. For centuries, haggling was the norm, ultimately developing into a system that required clerks and shopkeepers to train as negotiators. In the mid-19th century, however, Quakers in the US began to believe that charging people different amounts for […] The post How the Quakers Invented the Price Tag appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: May 05 2018 @ 1:28 AM
You probably have heard that a car loses up to approximately 20% of its initial value within the first year. Yes, a car worth $30,000 will depreciate by $6,000 the minute you drive it off according to Trusted Choice. At the end of the year, wear and tear plus mileage covered could bring this figure […] The post Safeguard Your Finances By Opting For Second-Hand Cars appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Apr 25 2018 @ 11:56 PM
Beginning last year, all four major US payment providers — Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Discover — announced plans to remove the requirement that merchants collect signatures for card transactions. Mastercard, American Express and Discover kicked off that new policy Friday, while Visa will do the same Saturday. CNET reports: Don’t despair if you actually like writing your signature […] The post The Long, Slow Demise of Credit Card Signatures Starts Today appeared on Personal ...
Posted: Apr 13 2018 @ 9:52 PM
According to a study released on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, middle-aged Americans who experienced a sudden, large economic blow were more likely to die during the following years than those who didn’t. The heightened danger of death after a devastating loss, which researchers called a “wealth shock,” crossed socio-economic lines, affecting people no matter how […] The post Big Financial Loss May Shorten Your Life, Study Suggests appeared on Personal Finance ...
Posted: Apr 04 2018 @ 10:47 AM
Net Worth: $80 Million Age: 89 Born: May 8, 1929 Source of Wealth: Investor, Business Magnate Known For: Founding the Vanguard Group Last Updated: 2018 Introduction John C. (Jack) Bogle is the founder and retired chief executive of the Vanguard Group. He created the world’s first retail index mutual fund. Bogle also wrote several classic […] The post John Bogle Net Worth appeared on Personal Finance News. ...
Posted: Mar 30 2018 @ 2:16 PM


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