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  • Why investments that do good make good business sense

    (Reuters) - Financial adviser Mark Rogers had his doubts about investing strategies that aim to promote social good while also making money for clients. Rogers, a Morgan Stanley adviser in Farmington Hills, Michigan, was used to a more traditional way of...
  • Baird Financial adds 85 advisers through acquisition

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Baird Financial Group, the holding company of Robert W. Baird & Co, boosted its financial adviser force by 85 brokers, a more than 10 percent increase, with the acquisition of Seattle-based investment firm McAdams Wright Ragen, Inc on...
  • 401(k) plans offer more rollover options than most employees realize

    Most people think of their 401(k) plan as a monolithic, take-it-or-leave-it proposition, but the truth is that many company plans offer individual options, even for employees that are not planning to leave. For example, some 401(k) plans may be rolled...
  • You can donate life insurance to a charity or college

    Perhaps you have a permanent life insurance policy you no longer need. Sure, you can cash it out, but if you have altruistic inclinations, you can give the policy to your alma mater or a favorite charity. Donating life insurance "packs a whole lot more...
  • Web Winners: How to manage investments after retirement

    After you retire, with the possibility of decades ahead of you, where should you park your nest egg? Experts are divided on how conservatively, or aggressively, you should invest your money. "Great funds to own in retirement," according to this post at...
  • Rauner used strategy now under IRS scrutiny to slash income taxes

    Rauner used strategy now under IRS scrutiny to slash income taxes
    IRS data show Bruce Rauner to be one of the 11,000 richest tax filers in the nation, but most of the millions he made in recent years was taxed at 15 percent — less than half the top federal rate for the wealthy, a review of tax documents released...
  • Honking garbage trucks in L.A.: That's no way to deal with Wall Street

    Honking garbage trucks in L.A.: That's no way to deal with Wall Street
    A coalition of city labor unions and community activists say big banks preyed on Los Angeles and other municipalities, locking them into interest rate swap deals that ended up costing taxpayers millions of dollars after the economic crash. So, how do...
  • Puerto Rico worries deepen on lawsuits, bond selloff

    (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's financial troubles worsened on Monday after mutual funds holding about $1.7 billion of its debt sued the commonwealth, while investors continued to dump debt sold by the island's public corporations. The flashpoint for the...
  • Do you want an annuity in your retirement plan?

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department has just given a tax break and its blessings to retirement savers who want to buy long-term deferred annuities in their 401(k) and individual retirement accounts. The new rule focuses on a particular kind...
  • Beijing crackdown on insider trading 'rats' sparks industry exodus

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A crackdown by Chinese regulators on insider trading in the country's $1.2 trillion mutual fund industry has sparked an exodus of fund managers from the industry. The investigation is part of efforts to rebuild investor confidence in...
  • Investing: the outlook for overseas stocks

    The economies of Japan, Europe and emerging nations are giving off mixed signals. Here's what we see happening in the next several months. Japan on the mend. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to turn Japan's economy around is bearing fruit. But as Abe...