Month: August 2019

Jack Dorsey, chief executive officer and co-founder of Square Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Bloombeg | Getty Images Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account on the social network was compromised on Friday and began sending out erratic tweets. Dorsey’s account began sending a flurry of tweets, including some with
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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 discusses whether early retirement benefits will reduce widow(er)’s benefits taken later, potential benefits for younger single parents, effects of earnings $1,000,000, effects of suspending a retirement benefit and income with
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“Help to Buy will finally end in 2023. It’s good news, of course, but in some respects, it’s still not soon enough.” 123rf.com A measure first introduced by then Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in 2013, the government’s Help to Buy scheme emerged in the midst of a developing housing crisis. Home ownership was
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise shares rose as much as 8% on Tuesday after the company said it was raising its full-year earnings guidance. Here are the key numbers: Earnings: 45 per share, excluding certain items, vs. 40 cents per share as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $7.22 billion, vs. $7.26 billion as expected by
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A financial advisory firm has been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with defrauding former professional football players. Former principals of Cambridge Capital Group Advisors, Philip Timothy Howard and Don Warner Reinhard, allegedly took more than $4 million from around 20 retired NFL players to invest in private hedge funds managed by the Tallahassee,
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When Boomers faced career crises in the 1980s, they read the bestseller, “What Color Is Your Parachute?” Now, as they approach or enter retirement, they face a new question: “What color is my retirement? Green, yellow or red?” A simple financial formula—a kind of litmus test—can help you answer that question. First, estimate the value
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