Chuck Bentley on Four Steps to Prepare for a Recession

Dear Chuck, I keep reading about experts predicting that a recession is coming. What do you think? Although I am getting ready, what is your...

The Main Duties of a Church Treasurer

Most churches have a number of financial operations that need to be managed by a qualified and trustworthy individual. This is where the job...

S&P 500 Closes at All-Time High as Market Extends Recent Gains

The S&P 500 index closed at an all-time high Monday, extending a recent string of gains in what’s mostly been a solid month for...

U.S. Federal Budget Deficit Hits the Highest its Been in 7 Years at $984...

  The Trump administration reported a river of red ink Friday. The federal deficit for the 2019 budget year surged 26% from 2018 to $984.4 billion...

Wow: Married Government Workers Tell How They Saved Up $2M by Becoming Uber Drivers,...

A married couple who both worked full time for the government have revealed how they saved up more than $2 million in just eight...

OneUnited Bank Introduces BankBlack X Campaign to Close the Racial Wealth Gap

OneUnited recognizes the future success of Black America will be defined by new leaders, who are smart, socially conscious and use technology to share...

Chuck Bentley on How to Avoid Falling for Financial Fraud

Dear Chuck, My best friend’s mother was a victim of financial fraud. She lost most of her retirement savings. I’ve read about Bernie Madoff and...

Joseph Slife on Beware of Credit Card Perks

In 1949, Frank McNamara had an idea — a big idea. He knew certain department stores and oil companies allowed their customers to charge...

Top ECB Official Sabine Lautenschlaeger Resigns After Questioning Need for Bank’s Stimulus Efforts

A member of the European Central Bank’s top leadership has resigned after publicly questioning the need for the bank’s stimulus efforts, shaking up the...

Mexico’s Record-Setting Homicides, Slugglish Economy Test AMLO

Mexico’s homicides in August show the nation remains on pace to break last year’s record, while a national poll showed President Andres Manuel Lopez...

Americans Are Increasingly Retiring Abroad — Why?

Cynthia and Edd Staton are thoroughly enjoying retirement in their 3,000 square-foot penthouse apartment. They have a housekeeper, eat out frequently, never fret about...

Goldman Sachs Says Get Ready for Crazy October

For investors taking a breather from the chaos in August, buckle up as the market is about to go crazy again, Goldman Sachs warned. Wall...

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra is in Regulators’ Sights as European Central Bank Warns of Risks

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook’s attempt to drag cryptocurrencies into the mainstream with its Libra digital coin met with further scepticism on Monday when an...

Four Things You Should Know About Money That School Didn’t Teach You

In high school and college, most students learn a lot about geometry and calculus but very little about taxes and investing. In fact, when tested on...

Americans are in More Debt Than Ever

The average American has $38,000 in debt — a quarter of which comes directly from credit card charges. In December 2018, consumer debt overall hit a record high $4...

Latest in Financial Markets: Dow Drops 800 Points After Warning Sign About Possible Recession

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 800 points after the bond market flashed a...

U.S. Mortgage Debt Reaches Record High

U.S. mortgage debt reached a record in the second quarter, exceeding its 2008 peak as the financial crisis unfolded. Mortgage balances rose by $162 billion...

Gold at Six-Year High as Trade War Tensions Intensify

Gold’s haven appeal boosted the metal to a more than six-year high on Monday, as an escalating U.S.-China trade fight sparked a selloff in...

Wall Street Warns China Retaliation in U.S. Trade War is ’11’ on Scale of...

Analysts continued to warn about the dangers of an escalating trade war on Monday, as China moved to strike back at the U.S., hitting...

Dow Plunges 767 Points in Worst Day of 2019 as Trade War With China...

Stocks fell sharply Monday as a trade war between the world’s largest economies intensified with China retaliating against President Donald Trump’s latest move. The Dow Jones...