Encore: Auto-IRA programs are closing the coverage gap
Initiatives in California, Oregon, and Illinois show programs can work
FA Center: New SEC chair needs to tackle these 5 big issues so the government can do a better job for investors
SEC reforms should focus on accredited investors, proxy advisers, broker conduct and company financial reports.
‘You’re saving a penny to lose a nickel.’ Why Robinhood’s $65M fine is a cautionary tale for retail investors
The brokerage app isn’t admitting or denying the SEC findings.
The Moneyist: My wife and I missed mortgage payments due to debts, yet she asks about vacations and hides her finances. What do I do?
‘On a few occasions, I have suggested selling the house or considering bankruptcy to restructure our debts, but she is unwilling to consider...
Outside the Box: These are the last days of small government and the Biden administration will make sure of that
Big government ‘neofiscalism’ is coming and investors need to prepare for it now.
The Moneyist: My father moved his girlfriend, her cousin, and two kids into his 2-bedroom condo. I struggle to pay rent. What about me?
‘Living in the condo will help ease a tremendous financial burden as I am sometimes unable to muster two pennies to rub together.’...
More people are feeling guilty about making this financial request during the pandemic
41% of people say they’ve lent money to family or friends in the past year, a recent survey found.
The Technical Indicator: Charting a (bullish) holding pattern: S&P 500, Nasdaq nail major support
Technically speaking, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have maintained major support against a still comfortably bullish intermediate-term...
Mark Hulbert: Is it wise for retirees to actively trade stocks? What we can learn from 2020
How to know when it’s dangerous
The Moneyist: My aunt stole my mother’s Social Security, and persuaded my elderly father to sign over power of attorney
‘My father was recently very sick and in the hospital, and he was not in his right mind.’