Personal Finance

admin August 7, 2018

The recent suicides of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade are a sad reminder that success is no guarantee of happiness. Those at the top of their industries are no more protected than the rest of us from depressive symptoms or full-blown clinical depression. Business leaders and entrepreneurs might even be more vulnerable because of the […]

admin August 7, 2018

Imagine if you got to pick your work bonus. Would you choose a personal chef? A trip to the super bowl? An annual dry cleaning pass? A month in Europe or a whole summer off? Or maybe you prefer cash. For employees at North 6th Agency, the choice is theirs. The brand communications and social […]

admin August 3, 2018

Your 40s may not seem like the time to buckle down and get serious about retirement. But if your savings are nonexistent, it means you have plenty of work to do. The average American aged 44 to 49 has $81,347 in retirement savings, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The median savings balance among that […]

admin August 3, 2018

Art has become an asset class for more investors as the value of the market has grown. The highest end of the market has become a space for billionaires to face off. Recent records were set at Christie’s in 2015 when “Les femmes d’Alger,” painted in 1955 by Pablo Picasso, sold for $179.4 million, and […]

admin August 2, 2018

Having too much money in the bank is a problem that millions of Americans would love to have. But those fortunate enough to be in that position may be making a big financial mistake with their cash. A new survey from Nerdwallet shows that while many Americans have little to no savings, the average American […]

admin August 2, 2018

After nearly a decade of keeping interest rates at rock-bottom levels, the Federal Reserve has finally started raising the benchmark rate it charges financial institutions. That means banks are also raising rates they charge consumers. While rising interest rates are a sign of a strong economy, they bring potentially higher costs for borrowers, but also […]

admin August 1, 2018

You don’t have to be a tech worker to land a job in Silicon Valley — or anywhere in the tech industry. Around 43% of all open positions at tech companies are for non-tech roles, according to a June survey from Glassdoor. “Tech companies are no longer a bunch of engineers in a startup,” said […]

admin August 1, 2018

You don’t need a billion-dollar brokerage account to invest like a billionaire. While some of their investing strategies that are obviously out of reach to most people — such as acquiring a controlling stake in a company — there are common billionaire investment techniques that anyone can use. Here are three that could amplify your […]

admin July 31, 2018

Some work gets you noticed, while other responsibilities do not. But in most workplaces, the two are not equally distributed. Research shows bosses often give white men more access to the noticed work, or “glamour work,” while women and minorities get stuck with the less-desirable tasks. What counts as glamour work can vary from office […]