Month: November 2019

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz is the president of Charles Schwab Foundation and a certified financial planner. Courtesy of Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz has a simple message for parents and schools: Teach your kids about money. The certified financial planner — who also is board chair and president of the Charles Schwab Foundation — is on a mission
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A Woman jogs past the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 24, 2019. Siphiwe Sibeko | Reuters Washington can feel pretty gridlocked these days, with the impeachment proceedings against President Trump dividing politicians by party lines. Still, both Republicans and Democrats have rallied around a number of bills that could deliver real changes to your personal
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David Heinemeier Hansson, a well-known software engineer, recently slammed the Apple Card on Twitter as sexist. His complaint: He was given a credit limit 20 times larger than his wife, even though she has the better credit score. In response, the New York Department of Financial Services announced it will investigate the Apple Card algorithm
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses whether Social Security benefits are recalculated due to continued employment, public pensions and divorced spousal benefits, how divorced spousal benefits are calculated, when spousal benefits are available and foreign pensions. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic Security
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