The US dollar shed gains against major rivals on Wednesday after a White House tax reform announcement was viewed as lacking in new details, while the peso and Canadian dollar sank on reports that the US is considering withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement.
For many Americans, the largest single expense in a lifetime will be the purchase of a home. However, retirement costs outstrip the average home costs by more than 250%, according to a new study by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave.
In a newsletter published in 1970, economist Murray Rothbard wrote, “It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.” […]
The current financial system has made it difficult for the average earner to afford things outright, so credit has become a natural method of buying items beyond your means, especially in a monetary system that is built around the concept of debt.
When initiating your retirement planning, the major item of concern is usually the expenses that you shall be incurring in your retirement and how you shall be able to keep them low.
Protesters in 180 cities used the April 15 IRS tax filing deadline as a symbolic milestone to demand President Donald Trump release his tax returns.
There’s no getting around just how difficult it can be to grow a small business in 2017. Between rampant competition, a changing business landscape and the impact of social media and technology on modern audiences, staying afloat can be difficult enough —and experiencing growth can be an overwhelming challenge.
Both Rob Carrick in The Globe and Mail and Andrea Gunn in The Chronicle Herald delivered insightful commentary about the recent federal budget.
Financially prudent individuals set aside surplus funds to protect against unforeseen expenditures. This way, when faced with loss of income, house repairs, car trouble, or anything else, they will have a buffer against unanticipated downturns. In the same vein, almost every state in the United States has established a “savings account” for government operations. […]
The dollar was flat on Friday as a Federal Reserve official’s seemingly dovish remarks and uninspiring data on the U.S. economy “squelched” the sanguine mood from earlier this week.