Personal Finance

An alleged $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme that collapsed more than two years ago has resulted in some advisors losing their jobs. In the latest monthly rundown of disciplinary actions taken by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA, four cases involve brokers who put clients’ money in the Woodbridge Group of Companies, which regulators claim
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A dozen Democratic senators introduced a bill on Thursday to overhaul the popular but challenged Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. The legislation, the What You Can Do for Your Country Act, would dramatically expand the pool of student loan borrowers who are eligible to have their debt cancelled. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia), Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts),
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One day, you may look back on your 20s and wonder how you did it. The word “busy” doesn’t begin to describe the different things most people juggle in the years following graduation from college. If you type “your 20s are” into Google, autofill helpfully suggests “hard,” “lonely,” “the worst,” “confusing” and, perhaps most fittingly,
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Requiring high school students to take a personal finance course reduces their likelihood of taking out expensive payday loans down the road. That’s the takeaway from research being released by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation in conjunction with April financial literacy month. The short-term loans, typically due by your next payday, can come with interest
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