New CFPB database of expensive prepaid cards is missing key information, advocates say

New CFPB database of expensive prepaid cards is missing key information, advocates say

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has launched a new database revealing the terms and conditions on prepaid cards and payroll cards that can sometimes hit users with high fees. But… Read more »

Outside the Box: U.S. and EU should put aside their Boeing-Airbus feud and join forces against predatory Chinese state capitalism

Outside the Box: U.S. and EU should put aside their Boeing-Airbus feud and join forces against predatory Chinese state capitalism

A major clash between the U.S. and the EU over government subsidies for aircraft manufacturers may pave the way for the emergence of a well-financed, state-backed Chinese aerospace competitor, unless… Read more »

Outside the Box: A married couple should do this to get the most from Social Security

Outside the Box: A married couple should do this to get the most from Social Security

A couple approaching retirement has many critical decisions. Social Security claiming is one that should be approached thoughtfully. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 ended most Social Security claiming strategies…. Read more »

Mark Hulbert: How big a year-end stock-market rally to expect this year

Mark Hulbert: How big a year-end stock-market rally to expect this year

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The stock market will rally between now and the end of the year. But that doesn’t mean there will be the “year-end rally” that many advisers… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Schwab to let investors buy and sell fractions of shares

The Wall Street Journal: Schwab to let investors buy and sell fractions of shares

Signage is displayed outside a Charles Schwab Corp. location in San Antonio. Charles Schwab Corp. will let investors buy and sell fractions of shares in coming months as part of… Read more »

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: The skyscraper indicator shows we’re near a market top

Howard Gold's No-Nonsense Investing: The skyscraper indicator shows we’re near a market top

More than two dozen supertall skyscrapers are in development in New York City, potentially more than tripling the existing number. When stocks go to the moon, buildings head for the… Read more »

NerdWallet: Stop procrastinating and get an estate plan—here’s how to get started

NerdWallet: Stop procrastinating and get an estate plan—here’s how to get started

You know you should have a will, but you keep stalling. No one likes to think about dying or about someone else raising their children. But if you get no… Read more »

Next Avenue: The realities of freelancing for Americans over 50

Next Avenue: The realities of freelancing for Americans over 50

People 50 and older who freelance, according to the recently-released Freelancing in America: 2019 report, fall roughly into two groups. There are those on the younger side who do it for the… Read more »

Autotrader: 7 family sedans with the highest safety ratings

Autotrader: 7 family sedans with the highest safety ratings

Vehicle safety has come a long way in just the past decade. With the proliferation of active safety technology like automatic emergency braking and lane-keeping assist, we now not only… Read more »

European stocks lower after Chinese growth slows and Renault warns

European stocks lower after Chinese growth slows and Renault warns

European stocks weakened Friday after the release of data showing a slowdown in Chinese growth and a warning from French automaker Renault. The Stoxx Europe 600 SXXP, -0.12%   declined… Read more »

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