- One of the biggest retirement-planning mistakes a lot of investors are making is assuming they will be able to continue working well beyond normal retirement age. It might provide some peace of mind now, but the reality is 50% of retirees have to retire early, usually for health reasons. The most telling marker of retirement confidence is participation in a retirement plan.
- The Fed's dual mandate of employment and inflation targets should be joined by a third priority. Technically, the Fed is ignoring Congress.
- America's new housing crisis is being caused by a lack of supply driving prices higher. There's a lot to unpack here.
- Despite Barack Obama's recent visit to Cuba, it will be a long time before U.S. companies will be able to do any business in the communist country. The embargo is held in place by several pieces of legislation.
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