Do you want to hire your own private money managers as wealthy people do? Now you can! Historically, having a team of professional money managers working directly for you was reserved for the superwea
Finance & Economy
Chief executives’ confidence in the nation’s economy dipped to 70 in the second quarter of 2004 from 73 in the first quarter, the Conference Board reports. A reading of more than 50 points reflect
QUESTION: The Internal Revenue Service contends that I filed fraudulent returns. So the feds have billed me for back taxes and nondeductible interest charges. To really twist the knife, they want to a
BY Julian Block
The industries with the largest sales or receipts, according to preliminary data from the 2002 Economic Census: wholesale trade ($4.4 trillion); manufacturing ($3.8 trillion); retail trade ($3.2 tril
The percentage of jobless managers and executives starting their own firms reached double digits for the first time since 2002, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.’s
Just because you received a refund does not mean you can forget about an audit. Hang on to receipts, canceled checks and whatever else might help support income, deductions, exemptions and other items
BY Julian Block
Real estate investing is like a smorgasbord: You can choose what you like. Whether you’re a beginner or a sophisticated buyer, there’s a property type, time frame and investment strategy that you
BY Tony Capelle
The Women’s Institute for Financial Education offers a bumper sticker on its Web site (www.wife.org) designed to encourage women to take control of their finances and their future. It reads: “A ma
BY Eilene Zimmerman
Real estate is one of the surest ways for individuals to change their financial destiny. For one thing, property usually appreciates in value. With real estate you can create cash flow through rent.
BY Tony Chapelle
Risk taking has taken a dive during the current economic recovery, particularly among job seekers, according to the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.’s latest job-market index.