Carl Schmidt

August 18, 2017

FA Center: Teaching people how to Spend is among the best marketing moves an adviser can make

iStockphoto Some financial advisers avoid overtly advertising their services since they believe it unprofessional — and, possibly, even a breach of fiduciary standards. Rather, they rely […]
August 18, 2017

Economic Report: Americans more gung-ho about Market in August, consumer sentiment survey shows

Getty Images Despite all the turmoil in President Trump’s Washington, Americans are still quite confident in the Market. Americans were almost as optimistic about the economy […]
August 18, 2017

The ‘Great American Eclipse’ is coming — but are your eyeglasses really secure?

Next week, people will be doing what they’ve been told for years to not do: Stare at the sun. Let’s just hope they’re wearing the proper […]
August 17, 2017

Here are all the companies trying to stop white supremacists from raising money

It’s going to get a good deal tougher for white supremacist groups to fundraise and plan activities, as pressure grows on companies to kick hate groups […]
August 17, 2017

Why you Are more likely to die in a Collision during the summer months

Just because you’re on holiday doesn’t imply the Grim Reaper has hung up his scythe. Summer is prime time for poisonings, falls, fires and other preventable […]
August 17, 2017

Outside the Box: College costs are soaring — 6 things parents need to know about 529 tax deductions

As a parent, I wish to help my children get the best start in life by investing in their education. The cost of college has skyrocketed […]
August 17, 2017

Outside the Box: Can your retirement investments handle ‘fire and fury’?

“I hope our strategy can stay right on track if we’ve ‘fire and fury like the world has never seen’.” I chuckled as I read the […]
August 16, 2017

The most livable city in the world is a long way from the U.S.

International livability is finally showing an improvement, although American towns are far from No. 1. Melbourne, Australia ranks as No. 1 for the seventh consecutive year, […]
August 16, 2017

After Costco is accused of selling fake Tiffany rings, how to spot a fake diamond

Is your engagement ring as real as your love? Wholesale retailer Costco COST, +1.54 percent  was ordered to cover jewelry firm Tiffany & Co.. TIF, +0.87 […]
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