Investors are panicking over H&R Block’s new financial guidance. The shares of the tax preparation company declined 19 percent in early trading Wednesday, a day after it gave a sales guidance range of $3.05 billion to $3.1 billion for its fiscal 2019 versus the Wall Street consensus of $3.14 billion. H&R Block also gave an
The Federal Reserve rate hike of a quarter point should be good news for retirees, industry pundits say. But those experts also say you may want to hold off on celebrating just yet. That is because rate hikes might not be enough to help create a source of reliable income that retirees really need. “Rates
For many older Americans, retirement is shaping up to not really be retirement at all. In addition to those who continue working full-time well into their 60s and beyond, many who do leave 40-hour workweeks behind end up taking on part-time work even if it wasn’t part of their initial retirement plan. “We’re seeing a
Philanthropy holds immense promise in the 21st century. Global giving is growing and gaining visibility, creating opportunities never seen before. Recent years have seen a marked and promising change — giving wealthy individuals, families and corporations the opportunity to give more, to do it more strategically and to increase the impact of their social investments.
People spend between three and five hours a day on their cellphones, and that’s where they’re conducting their finances, said certified financial planner Douglas Boneparth. “People want to be able to log into their phones and check their account balances, contact their financial advisors and basically just communicate thoughts and ideas that they have in