Life would be much simpler if every aspect of personal finance was always honest, straightforward, and fairly priced. The truth is, though, managing your money means succeeding in relationships with advisors, stockbrokers, fund managers, banks, accountants, lawyers, and others. Even market transactions contain elements of negotiation.
Stephen Blum: “Negotiating Your Investments”
The U.S. Federal Reserve is treading carefully with raising rates amid the widespread economic, macro and geopolitical uncertainties sweeping around the world. The Fed raised its target level as high as 20% in the early 1980s to deal with runaway inflation, but we're a far cry from that today — a time when inflation threatens Read More