The Social Security Program For People With Dementia

By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue Contributor  The financial foundation of retirement income for all but societys wealthiest sliver is Social Security. But if your parent or another loved one has dementia, how can you ensure those Social Security benefits be managed properly? Turns out, the Social Security Administration has a little-known program to help. Credit: Shutterstock Congress […]

ESPN takes on the politics of Trump

ESPN confronted the politics of Trump and race head-on Sunday. The network began its pregame show “Sunday NFL Countdown” with a discussion about President Trump’s incendiary rhetoric about NFL players who protest during the national anthem. One of the show’s regulars, former head coach Rex Ryan, said he supported Trump and introduced him at a […]

Uber Wrecked Its IPO Three Years Ago

Shah Gilani Uber Technologies Inc., the smartphone-based cab hailing company that operates in 633 cities worldwide, recently announced it might be going public as early as 2019. That gives the beleaguered private company, which has a reported $50 billion valuation, about a year and a half to get its house in order… and to hopefully […]

stock market data

Donald Trumps election as the 45th president of the United States may have shaken the political establishment (and put a few pollsters out of business). What it hasnt done, so far, is upend the stock market. On November 9, hours after Trump clinched his stunning victory, the Dow Jones industrial average closed 1.4% higher, and […]

Why The Tax Reform Crew May Target Your Retirement

By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue Contributor Ive long assumed that improving Americans retirement security would become a legislative priority in Washington D.C. For one thing, the population is aging, including the massive baby boom generation. For another, the glaring flaws in Americas patchwork quilt of retirement savings plans is obvious, especially for private sector workers. […]