The news that Equifax experienced a hack has been in the news for several days. The company said that 143 million Americans data was breached. Hackers accessed names, social security numbers, birth dates and other information.
Depending on your outlook, you may be concerned about recent news and current events and how they could impact your investments. There’s a lot of uncertainty out there right now -- both in regards to financial markets and to things like politics, disruptive technology, and more.
Not acting could leave you behind -- right?
Have you heard of Superhero Syndrome?
It’s a phrase online entrepreneur and outsource expert Chris Ducker uses to describe what most business owners suffer from: the idea that we can do it all, all the time, and it’s up to us to save the world with our business!
Jason Zweig is a long-time columnist for the Wall Street Journal. In this weekend’s Intelligent Investor column, he offered 19 questions that you should ask your financial advisor. The questions are direct and to the point.
Owning your company’s stock can be a blessing or a curse. Jason Zweig, a Wall Street Journal columnist highlighted this weekend several retirement plans where employees owned a ton of their shares in their 401k or other retirement plans.
International markets have had their best first half performance since 2009. The rally was driven by a synchronized global economic recovery, better than expected corporate earnings and reduced political risks.
Stocks continue to grind their way higher as stocks had their best first half since 2013. The catalyst for stocks continues to be solid corporate earnings and investors’ expectations for improving economic growth. There was some profit taking in some of the better performing sectors like technology late in quarter, but new record highs were consistently hit during the quarter.
Life insurance is one of those things in life that you never really want to deal with, but know you need it. Having the right level of life insurance is an important part of a sound financial plan. Knowing what type of coverage along with how much, is central to making sure you are not vulnerable or over insured.
Restricted stock units (RSUs) are a common way for employers to offer stock based compensation to their employees. More employees are starting to see RSUs as part of their overall compensation. Receiving RSUs or stock linked compensation is a sign that things are going well in your career!