“Anyone who argues against [these regulations] is just trying to preserve a corrupt system, where brokers push the products that make them the most money rather than those that are best for their clients.” -Bill Harris, Personal Capital CEO
Choosing where to pursue the American Dream has become almost as controversial as choosing a college major. Increasingly the rising cost of living has instigated a shift from prioritizing personal preference to return on investment when considering varying locales. While big city living has long attracted young professionals looking for access to the best opportunities in kickstarting their careers, cost of living considerations have made those expensive city living choices a little more difficult. http://bitly.com/1xiI3R0
Over the next year or so, we’d like to highlight various Personal Capital employees from our Denver and San Francisco offices to share their background and stories. So often we think of financial institutions as large, faceless organizations. As a technology-assisted registered investment advisor who cares deeply about our product and our clients, we’d like to highlight our “Personal” in Personal Capital. http://bitly.com/1GUX8YY
How will spoiling your children affect them in the long term? Today's Daily Capital post delves into this question!
In discussions of raising children to being good citizens, there seems to be two sides of the coin: parents who are minimalists, don’t buy their children lots of toys, and don’t want them to be entitled. Then, there are parents who don’t mind giving in to their children’s every whim, whether they want a certain toy, cell phone, or even car... http://bitly.com/1DWXikw
In 2002, veteran Doug Nordman reached a crossroads that would redefine the way he viewed work, life, and early retirement. After serving 20 years in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force, he faced the possibility of starting a brand new career at age 41. Needless to say, he wasn’t thrilled at the prospect.
If you follow the news, you’ve heard about the issues surrounding student loan debt. Recent reports from the New York Federal Reserve peg Americans’ outstanding student loan debt at $1.16 trillion, or an average of $33,000 per borrower.
Many of us like to think that the way to grow wealth is through investing in the stock market. Given the bull market we’ve experienced over the past several years it can be an understandable assumption on one level. It’s easy to sit back and think that the best and only way to grow wealth is through stocks. Yes, being in the stock market can play a major role building wealth that lasts a lifetime, but it’s only part of the picture. http://bitly.com/1BNMt0X
If you use “Google” as a verb, there’s a good reason for that. Google, in its infancy, was an online search engine, one of many available. Why did it succeed on such a high level, to the point where its name is now synonymous with the service it provides?
The answer is math. Or, more accurately, better math than its competition. Or, even more accurately, a better algorithm. http://bitly.com/1NPZHAK
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