Best Cities for Retirement 2017

Best Cities for Retirement 2017

Retirees may have different tastes in culture and recreation, but there are some basic aspects of a retirement living environment that have fairly universal appeal. Getrichslowly.org ranked the 20 best cities for retirement to help you decide where to spend your golden years, coming up with a diverse list, with...Read more
How I Became A 401(k) Millionaire

How I Became A 401(k) Millionaire

[Hey guys! If you ever doubted the power of a 401(k), this should help remind you again 😉 My man Fritz from The Retirement Manifesto stops by today to share his own story (and love!) for his 401(k), and this might just become my new default article to send to...Read more
Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon Singing A Oddly Similar Tune On Dodd-Frank

Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon Singing A Oddly Similar Tune On Dodd-Frank

With apologies to Dostoevsky, if Dodd-Frank is dead, anything is permitted. Well, Dodd-Frank is not dead, and there’s still plentyon Wall Street that’s not permitted. But Donald Trump rode into D.C. promising to “dismantle” the financial reforms, and although his prospective Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin has stated his opposition to...Read more
Brexit Begets Brexits

Brexit Begets Brexits

Like Dunkirk, but in reverse. By Press Agency photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Theresa May is fond of the phrase “Brexit means Brexit.” This week, it became clear that “Brexit” also means “hard Brexit” and “no single market” and “no financial services passport.” And because of those meanings, it...Read more
Citigroup Ran A Spoofing Academy For Junior Traders: CFTC

Citigroup Ran A Spoofing Academy For Junior Traders: CFTC

In 2011, a junior Tokyo-based Citigroup trader flew halfway across the world to visit Citigroup’s Manhattan headquarters for initiation into the mysteries of trading U.S. Treasury futures. It was a big moment for the young guy, giving him the chance to watch the big bank’s old hands work their magic...Read more