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States Aren’t Waiting for the Federal Government to Act on Retirement Savings

Overall, 58% of working Americans had access to a retirement savings plan at work and 49%

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Predatory Lending: An Overlooked Business Story Hurting U.S. Consumers

If you’re looking for a business story to intrigue your readers, try one on predatory lending,

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 9: Exchange Traded Funds

In my recent post on mutual funds, I noted that John Bogle disrupted that industry with

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 8: Mutual Funds and Index Funds

Explosion of indexes In a previous post about indexes, I identified the Dow Jones Industrial Average

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 7: Indexes

Business reporters can get up to speed on market indexes with a backgrounder on the Dow

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Story Idea: The Rise of Robo-Advisors

On robo-advising platforms, algorithms manage investment portfolios with minimal human involvement, making advice accessible to investors

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Four Shocking Gaps in the New DOL Fiduciary Rule

The new fiduciary rule from the Department of Labor (DOL) takes full effect in July, 2019.

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3 Stories to Report Now on the DOL Fiduciary Rule

The political wrangling over the new rule governing retirement advice from the Department of Labor (DOL)

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Ask an Expert: What’s Ahead for Amazon and Whole Foods

Amazon.com Inc. gave the business journalism world a dozen headlines in June when it entered into

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Reporter’s Briefing: Explaining Blockchain

It’s been said that the companies driving innovation and forging new trails in the tech world are

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