- Tampa company could be a model for real estate investors Updated: May-30-16 3:02 am
TAMPA, Florida - Two years ago, a new Tampa company called RE-710 declared bankruptcy to halt foreclosure of nearly 50 homes it was renting out for thousands of dollars.
- Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement age Updated: May-26-16 4:11 pm
CHICAGO - Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.
- Cheapskates, you're doing it right. At least in investing. Updated: May-26-16 3:28 pm
NEW YORK - Stay cheap.
- CEO pay in 2015: When a $468,449 raise is typical Updated: May-25-16 5:25 pm
NEW YORK - CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks - a big fat zero.
- Americans have disparate access to retirement plans Updated: May-24-16 11:02 am
Americans who want to retire may face very unequal paths to get there depending on where they live.
- Houston insurance agent takes plea deal in annuity scam Updated: May-23-16 10:28 am
HOUSTON - A Houston insurance agent indicted on charges she bilked nearly a dozen clients out of more than $3 million in an annuity scam has accepted a 20-year prison term in a plea deal.
- Who's to say stocks are expensive: you or your fund manager? Updated: May-19-16 11:13 am
NEW YORK - Being cautious can sometimes be the boldest move of all.
- Risky? Yes, but regular folks are putting cash into startups Updated: May-18-16 5:55 pm
NEW YORK - Last year, Randy Murphy went to DietBet.com and bet $25 that he could drop 4 percent of his weight in four weeks. After shedding about 20 pounds, he won back $50.
- Insurers tell Florida: Don't make us look for beneficiaries Updated: May-17-16 6:30 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Four companies that sell life insurance in Florida are trying to get a judge to block a new law that requires them to annually check to see if policy holders have died and then try to find beneficiaries when they have.
- Trump University lawsuit headed to New York's highest court Updated: May-17-16 5:56 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's highest court is expected to decide next year whether to dismiss a fraud lawsuit against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump over his former school for real estate investors.
- Creative juices flow in Marshall's Visual Arts Center Updated: May-14-16 11:01 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Marshall University senior Karl Shaver begins his morning at 8 o'clock working at the Barnes Agency, which is conveniently located in the first floor of the university's Visual Arts Center.
- The Latest: $429.6M Powerball jackpot winners plan to tithe Updated: May-13-16 3:52 pm
LAWRENCEVILLE, New Jersey - The Latest on the winners of last Saturday's $429.6 million Powerball jackpot (all times local):
- Voters asked to sign off on lower police pension raises Updated: May-11-16 8:57 pm
PHOENIX - Voters are being asked to sign off on a major part of a police and firefighter pension system overhaul in next week's special election that was enacted by the Arizona Legislature earlier this year.
- 1 winning ticket sold in $429 million Powerball drawing Updated: May-08-16 1:01 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Powerball officials say one ticket sold in New Jersey matches all six numbers in the Powerball drawing worth $429.6 million. The winning Powerball numbers are 5-25-26-44-66, the Powerball number is 9. The numbers were drawn Saturday night for a jackpot that is the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January. The spokeswoman, Kelly Cripe, said the exact location of where the winning ticket was sold should be known later Sunday. Here are some things to keep in mind about the drawing and future jackpots.
- Foreign investors in fizzled development are at wit's end Updated: May-05-16 4:50 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."
- Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis, what it means for muni bonds Updated: May-02-16 5:11 pm
NEW YORK - Puerto Rico's worsening debt crisis is dimming the economic outlook for the U.S. territory and putting pressure on Congress to help resolve the situation but it is having little effect on the market for municipal bonds and most investors.