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Brain into Better Financial Behavior

Here’s a scary thought: We use the same part of our brains to think
about our future selves as we do to think about strangers. If our future… 278 more words


What is the GDP impact from California drought?

Generally speaking a 270 point rise in the Dow Jones industrial average — like that on Friday — is a good thing for investors and 401(k)s, generally. 218 more words


Financial Considerations for 2015

Is it time to make a few alterations for the near future?

Provided by Jeffrey Davis


2015 is less than three months away. Fall is the time when investors look for ways to lower their taxes and make some financial. 1,075 more words

US Public Pensions Are In Trouble

Data is coming in for public pensions carried by local and state governments in reference to debt held.

The 25 largest U.S. public pension systems face about $2 trillion in unfunded liabilities, showing that investment returns can’t keep up with ballooning obligations, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

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The Status Quo

By Nevin Adams, EBRI

While the prospects for “comprehensive tax reform” may seem remote in this highly charged election year, the current tax preferences accorded employee benefits continue to be a focus of much discussion among policymakers and academics. 699 more words


Map “Quests”

By Nevin Adams, EBRI

I’ve been hooked on the convenience of GPS systems ever since the first time one was included in the price of a rental car on a family trip in unfamiliar territory. 771 more words


“Short” Changed?

By Nevin Adams, EBRI

My wife is fond of recounting one of our early dates when we ran out of gas.  Now, we were in the heart of a Chicago suburb at the time, not the middle of nowhere, and while the hour was late, I continue to maintain that it was a simple case of my misreading the gas gauge in a relatively new car with which I hadn’t yet gained a full appreciation for just how far I could push such things.  498 more words