Why United’s New ‘Basic Economy’ Fare Isn’t Such a Bad Idea

Travelers are in a tizzy over United Airlines’ new “Basic Economy” fares, which offer fewer frills at a lower price of the airline’s other tickets. Their biggest beef? Flyers with

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Sony’s PlayStation 4 Just Passed 50 Million Units Sold

Sony’s PlayStation 4 video games console continues to rack up strong sales numbers: The company says the system, available in 122 countries, just passed the 50 million units sold through

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The Company That Makes Apple’s iPhones in China Wants to Expand to the U.S.

Amid President-elect Donald Trump‘s push for manufacturing jobs to come and stay in the U.S., a company that builds Apple products in China said it’s considering a stateside expansion. Foxconn

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E.U. is Fining JP Morgan, HSBC and Credit Agricole $520 Million Over Market Rigging

European Union regulators have fined banks JPMorgan, HSBC and Credit Agricole a combined $520 million for colluding to manipulate the price of financial products linked to interest rates. E.U. antitrust

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How To Prepare For Trump’s Middle Class Tax Hike

Higher interest rates are already a tax on consumers through higher mortgage rates, higher student loan rates and higher consumer loan rates. Is the economy strong enough to withstand a sudden

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Best Ways To Maximize Your Financial Advisor

I don’t have a financial advisor, but I do have a Citigold wealth manager assigned to me for an after-tax investment account. You get one of those after you cross a certain asset

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The Allure Of Zero Coupon Municipal Bonds

How can you resist? In this post I’d like to do the following: * Explain how to read a bond offering table * Discuss the differences between a regular municipal

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Property Taxes By State: Why We Should All Embrace Higher Property Taxes

I used to despise property taxes because the city would raise them even when property prices were collapsing during the financial crisis. It was/and still is up to property owners

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Sovereign Gold Bond Tranche V (September 2016)

Sovereign Gold Bond Tranche V – Sep 2016 Government of India has launched the fourth tranche of Sovereign Gold Bonds from September 1 to 9 , 2016. These bonds are investment scheme where investors could

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10% SREI Infrastructure Finance NCD – Sep 2016 – Should you Invest?

SREI Infrastructure Finance NCD – Sep 2016 SREI Infrastructure Finance has come out with public issue of non-convertible debentures (NCD) offering up to 10% interest rate. The issue opens on September

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