Month: May 2019

A bill aimed at boosting retirement savings could also grant some tax relief to college students. Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Secure Act with support from both Republicans and Democrats. The proposed legislation, which will go before the Senate, includes a range of provisions to help workers boost their retirement savings. Major
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SEPTEMBER 25: Dell CEO Michael Dell delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The week-long Oracle Open World conference runs through September 26. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images Dell Technologies
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Edward Lampert speaks during a news conference to announce the merger of Kmart and Sears in New York, Nov. 17, 2004. Gregory Bull | AP Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent a letter to Sears’ former Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert lambasting him for efforts to avoid paying $43 million in
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MixAll Studio | Blend Images | Getty Images Robo-advisors have made one thing abundantly clear to traditional financial advisors: Picking investments for clients is simply not enough anymore. “Investments are table stakes now,” said certified financial planner Erin Wood, vice president of wealth planning at Carson Group Holdings in Omaha, Nebraska. “Advisors have to help
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Dollar Tree — Dollar Tree matched Wall Street forecasts, with adjusted quarterly profit of $1.14 per share. Revenue was above forecasts, however, and the discount retailer saw same-store sales rise 2.2% compared to a consensus estimate of 2.1%. Dollar General — The discount retailer earned $1.48
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Pedestrians walk past a Dollar Tree Inc. store in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Sean Proctor | Bloomberg | Getty Images Dollar Tree cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday, citing costs related to store closures and freight, sending its shares down 4% in trading before the bell. The company said the forecast includes the impact of
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MangoStar_Studio | iStock | Getty Images The hottest workplace benefit for the newly-graduated set isn’t 401(k) matches or even student debt repayment. It’s health insurance. More than half of the people participating in a survey conducted by the American Institute of CPAs said medical coverage was a “top three workplace benefit.” The accounting association polled
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Defense Department’s Patrick Shanahan, before he was tapped by President Donald Trump to serve as the department’s Acting Secretary Department of Defense The Pentagon presented a report to Congress on rare earth minerals in an effort to reduce reliance on China, according to a Reuters report. “The department continues to work closely with the president,
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