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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...
  • Borrowing from 401(k) to pay mortgage has its risks

    Q: I read something a year ago about the possibility of paying off your mortgage with funds from a 401(k) plan without paying any penalty. Is that something that could happen? — M.R. A: Doubtful, said Rick Meigs, president of 401khelpcenter.com....
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Ian Carey, Salisbury High School; Amanda Hillegas, Saucon Valley High School; Andrew Nosti, Palmerton High School; Helen O'Connor, Carbon Career & Technical Institute; Nicole Overby, Bethlehem Catholic High School; Cayce Pope, Jim Thorpe High School;...
  • Why interest rates may stay very low for a lot longer

    Since the financial crash of 2008, one of the biggest guessing games in the U.S. economy and markets has centered on interest rates — and when they would finally rise from the historic lows that followed the Great Recession. But year after year,...
  • Some ideas for investors on how to cope with low interest rates

    Some ideas for investors on how to cope with low interest rates
    It's a good bet that millions of Americans would be thrilled to earn just 5% again at the corner bank. Good luck with that. If interest rates are stuck near current low levels for years to come, as many Wall Street pros predict, investors and savers...
  • Free, financial 'GPS' aims to make planning � fun?

    Using the online money management platform FlexScore is like driving a car, said Jason Gordo, chief executive and co-founder. "We're like the GPS for your financial life," Gordo said. "You've told us where you want to go, the goals you that you want to...
  • SEC review of alternative mutual funds is imminent: official

    (Reuters) - A surge of investment in alternative mutual funds has caught the attention of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which will launch examinations of fund companies targeting funds' leverage, liquidity and other concerns, according to...
  • Is your 401(k) plan is ripping you off?

    For most Americans, the employer-sponsored 401(k) account is their canteen in the desert -- truly essential to their retirement. Eighty percent of full time workers have access to these plans, and 88 million actually participate in them. The defined...
  • Retirement: how to save enough to retire

    NNN RET617.KIP Kiplinger's senior editor Anne Kates Smith interviewed Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, president of the Charles Schwab Foundation and senior vice-president at Charles Schwab & Co. Schwab-Pomerantz is the author of The Charles Schwab Guide to...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER LEWIS has joined the brokerage team at the NAI Summit, the Greater Lehigh Valley's only full-service commercial and industrial real estate firm servicing eastern Pennsylvania in Allentown. Lewis worked with Automatic Data Processing before...
  • Money-smart kids: finances for new grads

    A new bevy of graduates has burst out of the college cocoon. But how prepared are they to face financial challenges in the cold, cruel -- and expensive -- world outside? CNN recently interviewed me on the subject, and my answers reflect the advice that...