Personal finance

President Donald Trump has called for a sweeping look at regulation of the energy industry — and that includes investments in retirement plans. In an executive order issued last week, Trump called for the Department of Labor to complete a review of energy investment trends and the fiduciary responsibilities tied to proxy voting to determine
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A dozen Democratic senators introduced a bill on Thursday to overhaul the popular but challenged Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. The legislation, the What You Can Do for Your Country Act, would dramatically expand the pool of student loan borrowers who are eligible to have their debt cancelled. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia), Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts),
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Here’s a home improvement project nobody looks forward to: replacing a sewer line. For homeowners, the mortgage, property taxes and insurance only account for a portion of the cost of owning an abode. It’s those surprise emergency repairs that can destroy your budget. Indeed, 18% of homeowners polled by HomeServe USA said that they had
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On Sept. 28, 2018, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill allowing people with cancer to put their student loan payments on hold. The rollout of the new program has been rocky. The Education Department, in a notice in the Federal Register, writes: “The law was immediately effective, meaning that borrowers can immediately request
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President Donald Trump loves climate-wrecking coal and hates the climate-saving Paris Agreement. Meanwhile, forward-looking impact investors hate the problems of burning coal and its financial downside – and love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns. This love-hate split has motivated investors – and eco-focused ESG investment funds —
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