‘Being objective is incredibly hard’: top financial advisers reveal their New Year’s resolutions to MarketWatch

2019-12-26

Broad Green Pictures / courtesy Everett Collection Like millions of others, financial advisers are planning resolutions for 2020. Self-care, simplified finances and unemotional investing choices are some of the ways financial advisers are planning to better themselves in 2020. Despite their differing goals, the advisers who answered a MarketWatch questionRead More →

These are 3 big mistakes you can make with a 529 plan

2019-12-21

As New Year’s approaches, people are thinking about what they could do in 2020 that they didn’t do in 2019. One thing to add to your list: put money in your child’s 529 college savings plan, which, like individual retirement accounts and 401(k) plans, allows your investments to appreciate tax-freeRead More →

Why automation could disproportionately hurt black workers

2019-10-07

The future of work looks even bleaker for African-American workers, a new report suggests. Black Americans are poised to be disproportionately impacted by automation, according to research released this month by McKinsey & Co., with the possibility of some 132,000 African-American jobs being displaced as a result of automation byRead More →

U.S. spends too much on higher education

2019-08-26

America devotes vastly more resources on higher education than other high-income countries, and it is hard to say it spends that money wisely. For about half of the approximately 2 million high school graduates that will enroll this fall in a quest for a four-year degree, college will prove aRead More →