Many factors can impact retirement-savings risk decisions
A basic tenet of retirement planning instructs investors to tilt their sails to more conservative shores as their retirement beachhead nears.
GOP bucking business priorities on Capitol Hill
Traditional ties between the business community and the Republican Party are fraying on Capitol Hill, where the House GOP has bucked corporate interests on a series of priorities this year, from immigration to highway funding to trade.
‘Prize-linked’ accounts offer cash prizes as incentive to save
A new type of savings account taps into the Powerball fantasies of Americans by giving customers the opportunity to win cash prizes every time they make a deposit.
Google Glass taking fans closer to the action
Your favorite team is playing for the title, and you are in the middle of the field. You have a ticket in the very top row for an NBA playoff game, and a courtside seat. The referees are reviewing a big play in the final seconds, and you are right there in front of them.
Economy shrank much more than predicted in 1st quarter
The economy had its worst performance since the Great Recession in the first three months of the year, contracting at an annual rate of 2.9 percent as severe weather took a heavier toll than initially thought, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.
Starbucks chair co-writing book on military vets
Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz is collaborating on a book about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Barnes & Noble to split bookstore, Nook unit
Faced with dropping e-reader sales, Barnes & Noble Inc. said Wednesday that it is spinning off its Nook business as a separate public company in an effort to boost shareholder value.
Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods
Law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the hacker's handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with cybercriminals, two computer security groups said Tuesday.
Energy boom fuels economic growth in Midwest states
While the national business outlook remains tepid, the energy sector is driving fast economic growth in some states.
US weighs lawsuits on alleged insurance kickbacks
The government is considering whether to sue banks and other mortgage servicers to recover its losses from alleged insurance kickbacks that may have cost government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hundreds of millions of dollars, according to an internal report.
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