In times of economic uncertainty, like the pandemic, one expert’s financial guidance when it comes to retirement planning is simple.
A proposed rule tightening requirements for socially-conscious investments in 401(k)s or other employer-sponsored plans shouldn’t be implemented, according to one expert.
Americans can start getting their Social Security checks anytime between the ages 62 and 70. But it’s a tradeoff and a new report finds that most people aren’t getting this crucial decision right.
The S&P 500 has been pushed up by just a handful of stocks, and Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are now worth 23% of the index. For mutual funds, this is a problem.
The Fed is expected to unveil a strategy known as flexible average inflation targeting, where the Fed tolerates prices rising above 2% for periods of time to compensate for other periods of time when inflation is running below target.
Bipartisan Policy Center Director of Economic Policy Shai Akabas joins Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman to discuss BPC's new report titled "Helping Americans Claim Social Security at the Right Age."
Esther George, President of the Kansas City Fed, joined Yahoo Finance on the virtual sidelines of the annual Jackson Hole symposium to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the U.S. economy and how the Federal Reserve is responding.
The company, which was founded in 2003 by a group including Donald Trump backer Peter Thiel, unveiled losses that are set to test the appetite of capital market investors who have in recent years shown an increasing wariness of backing loss-making startups, most notably WeWork, which botched its IPO last year. The move to lift the lid on its business for the first time marked a major moment for Palantir, which is widely seen as one of the most reclusive companies in Silicon Valley. "Notwithstanding losses, its business model continues to leverage off existing clients by offering more value through better data on longer duration contracts," said Matt Novak, managing partner at All Blue Capital, a Palantir investor.
If payroll taxes are eliminated starting next year, the trust fund that pays out Social Security benefits could run out in three years without other funds to cover the shortfall, according to a new analysis.