Advisors

Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio is signing on for a new role: investor and advisor to an environmentally friendly financial company. The company, named Aspiration, is working to provide consumers with a socially conscious alternative to traditional banks. “Each year, $100 billion worth of pipelines, drilling and other fossil fuel-extraction projects are funded with money deposited
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Target-date funds are slowly starting to get to know their investors better. A handful of financial services companies have started making these ubiquitous options in 401(k) plans less of a one-size-fits-all investment and more tailor-made for retirement savers. “These consider additional factors about participants and have a more personalized portfolio for each person,” said David
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Online personal finance portal SmartAsset and its SmartAdvisor Match service surveyed and compiled a list of the U.S.cities where seniors are most prepared for retirement. The company noted that Northwestern Mutual has found more than a fifth of Americans, overall, have nothing saved for their retirement, and that government analyses show that those families that
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Republicans have trashed the Green New Deal — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposal to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and create a renewable energy economy — as unrealistic, unaffordable and ill-conceived. But ever since the New York Democrat began promoting the idea late last year, a growing number of House GOP lawmakers have been increasingly willing to
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Is now the time to revisit bonds in your portfolio? It may be, given that the Federal Reserve is advocating a “patient” approach to interest rates and a survey by the National Association for Business Economics has found that about 50 percent of U.S. business economists believe the country will be in a recession by
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