Wal-Mart’s Earnings Report Reassures Stocks

Remember last week when the Commerce Department released figures showing that U.S. retail sales fell 1.2% in December from the previous month, the most since 2009. The drop was so...

Wall Street is Chasing Ghosts

Wall Street's absolute obsession with the soon to be announced most wonderful trade deal with China is mind-boggling. The cheerleaders that haunt main stream financial media don't even care...

Millennial Money: Make Your Funds Move At The Speed Of Life

Change is constant — especially when you're young. Chances are you'll cycle through a few moves, job changes and romantic relationships as you establish your life as a young...

Top 10 Travel Trends For 2019

The world of travel is changing as our lifestyles are and we take a look at some of the latest trends. 1. Homeware companies opening their own hotels: A number of...

Kirkland Products Retirees Should Buy At Costco

For many, retirement is a time to pinch pennies on everyday expenses. It might help explain why retirees are so fond of Costco. Research shows that older shoppers tend...

An Easy Way To See If You Have Enough Saved To...

It's the pivotal question that all soon-to-be retirees should answer: Do we have enough saved to last us? One simple calculation can help give you some clarity. "As you can...

Investors Bank Reports $2.48B Total CRE Loan Volume for 2018

Investors Bank recently reported that its commercial real estate lending volume exceeded $2.48 billion for the year ending on Dec. 31, 2018. The loans were used to refinance existing commercial...

CRE Pros Give President Trump a 50% Approval Rating

Commercial real estate professionals are split on their assessment of President Donald Trump’s performance in the wake of the longest-ever federal government shutdown and with another potential one looming,...

A Shortage of Labor is Squeezing Hotel Sector Profits

Room rates in the hotel sector are not rising fast enough to keep pace with the increasing wages of hotel workers, according to some experts in the sector. “Expenses are going...

Supreme Court Staying Out Of Actor’s ‘Empire’ Lawsuit

The Supreme Court is staying out of a lawsuit involving the television show "Empire." The high court said Tuesday it won't take a case involving the Fox show, which follows...

We Need More Independent Candidates Like Howard Schultz

Billionaire Howard Schultz recently made headlines for exploring a bid as an independent candidate for the 2020 presidential election. Schultz grew up in a poor household in Brooklyn, New...

Here are 3 Small Steps to Grow Savings of Thousands of...

Plenty of Americans probably could use a financial pep talk right about now. Many people lack emergency savings. Others remain far behind in retirement planning.Still others are scared about the...