Month: November 2018

A compromised passport number could be your ticket to identity theft woes. Marriott International announced Friday that hackers had accessed the reservation database for its Starwood Hotels brand, compromising data for 500 million guests. For 327 million of those affected consumers, the hotelier said, the information compromised “includes some combination of” data points including name,
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Here’s a question you probably haven’t been asked: “Who are you when you are not working?”  In other words, how do you define yourself outside of work? If you’re struggling for an answer, you’re not alone. Too often, traditional retirement planning assumes that if you have the right amount of money and asset allocation, things
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Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column addresses the earnings test and deductions, restricting an application to spousal benefits only, survivor benefits and remarriage, whether to file and suspend at full retirement age and the effects of
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The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Haliburton. Karen Finerman was a buyer of the Emerging Markets ETF. Dan Nathan was a buyer of Box. Guy Adami was a buyer of Eli Lilly. Trader disclosure: On November 29, 2018 the following stocks and commodities
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Bull market business concept with a group of organized arrows going up as investor confidence in stock trading predicting future price increases as a financial symbol of profits.iStock They should be. Alternative investments are continuing to gain popularity for investors seeking to diversify their retirement plan assets, and advisors are taking notice. Savvy investors and their
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Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort depart the federal court in Alexandria, Va., Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)ASSOCIATED PRESS Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, signed a deed on Oct. 25 in his Virginia prison that transferred his five-bedroom mansion in Florida’s Palm Beach Gardens to his wife for $10.
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