Category: Finance

Why that 30% rule of thumb about credit card use could be costing you

If you’re hoping to snag the best-available terms on a loan, a standard rule of thumb about credit card usage could end up standing in your way. The common advice...

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Nvidia, Applied Materials

Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO, Nvidia David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Nvidia jumped as much as 7%...

Congress weighs changes to retiree savings, pensions, Social Security

A string of pending proposals on Capitol Hill could change the way current and future retirees live. But that’s assuming they can first get through both Houses of...

Here’s how the stock market lost more than $1.4 trillion (and counting) in less than a week

A trader pauses at his desk ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), January 22, 2019 in New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images...

Kamala Harris has student debt forgiveness plan, but it’s complicated

Sen. Kamala Harris Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Student debt has become a central issue in the 2020 presidential campaign. First, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., proposed...

Trump’s Bronx golf course lost $122,000 last year and blamed NYC

Eric Trump, third from left, and Donald Trump Jr., second from right, talk with guests at the opening of the Trump Golf Links clubhouse, Monday, June 11, 2018, in the...

The best way to save for retirement may include this underused plan

Most people understand the virtues of a 401(k) when it comes to saving for retirement. Still, few know that there’s another employer-sponsored plan that could work...

The news on semiconductors is bad, and it will likely get worse

ASML Holding Semiconductor company logo seen displayed on smart phone. ASML is a Dutch company and currently the largest supplier in the world of photolithography...

Suing Chase is about to get harder. What you can do about it

A customer uses a JPMorgan Chase & Co. automatic teller machine (ATM) outside a bank branch in Miami, Florida, on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Scott McIntyre | Bloomberg...

Avoid tech leading up to earnings season, investor Paul Meeks says

Investor Paul Meeks is avoiding the group that made him famous. Meeks, who’s known for running world’s biggest tech fund for Merrill Lynch during the dot-com...