Shaquille O’Neal says this advice from Jeff Bezos got him to invest in a $29 million education startup backed by Sam Altman

When you’re considering investment advice, taking a tip from one of the world’s wealthiest people is probably a good place to start. That’s why Shaquille O’Neal says he turned to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for… Read More »Shaquille O’Neal says this advice from Jeff Bezos got him to invest in a $29 million education startup backed by Sam Altman

You may be at risk for fraud this holiday season, particularly if you shop at the last minute. Here’s why

KEY POINTS Holiday shopping this year is expected to reach record spending levels, according to the National Retail Federation. But as consumers open their wallets, they may also be making themselves vulnerable to potential fraud, particularly when shopping… Read More »You may be at risk for fraud this holiday season, particularly if you shop at the last minute. Here’s why

Turkeys are cheaper, but inflation is ‘clearly impacting’ Thanksgiving food costs, economist says. Here’s how to save

KEY POINTS Families preparing for Thanksgiving will find that turkeys are cheaper this year. The U.S. bird population recovered from last year’s avian flu, boosting supply and helping push down prices. This year, a 16-pound frozen… Read More »Turkeys are cheaper, but inflation is ‘clearly impacting’ Thanksgiving food costs, economist says. Here’s how to save

These behavioral traits lead to greater retirement savings, research finds. Yet only 10% of workers have them

KEY POINTS People who find it easiest to financially prepare for retirement have four behavioral traits, a new survey shows. Yet just 10% of workers have all of these “optimal” characteristics, according to the survey findings, from… Read More »These behavioral traits lead to greater retirement savings, research finds. Yet only 10% of workers have them

US consumers keep spending briskly even in the face of persistent inflation and high interest rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — An inflation gauge that is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve showed price increases remained elevated in September amid brisk consumer spending and strong economic growth. Friday’s report from the Commerce Department showed that prices… Read More »US consumers keep spending briskly even in the face of persistent inflation and high interest rates

‘You only get Social Security while you’re alive,’ expert says. What happens to benefits after you die

KEY POINTS Social Security retirement benefits provide guaranteed monthly income for the duration of your retirement. But when you die, your checks stop coming. “You only get Social Security while you’re alive,” said Bruce Tannahill, a director… Read More »‘You only get Social Security while you’re alive,’ expert says. What happens to benefits after you die

The Future of Financial Management in the Gig Economy: A New Era of Freelancer-Friendly Financial Management

Since even before the global coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of thousands of employees have shifted from the traditional nine to five job structure, instead embracing the flexibility and adaptability of the gig economy. Since the coronavirus… Read More »The Future of Financial Management in the Gig Economy: A New Era of Freelancer-Friendly Financial Management