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The Pension Company Adds Two Experts in Structured Settlement Annuities to Its Staff

The Pension Company Adds Two Experts in Structured Settlement Annuities to Its Staff

This June, Dallas-based retirement and investment company The Pension Company (TPC) hired two experts in the structured settlement annuity industry as part of its staff. PRWeb reports that James “Jim”…

Smothered By High Utility Bills, UK Household Energy Debts Now Exceed £500 Million

Smothered By High Utility Bills, UK Household Energy Debts Now Exceed £500 Million

Nearly four million households in the UK now owe a collective £507 million to the country’s energy firms — a stunning 9% rise in household energy debts despite recent cuts…

Despite SEC Ruling, Standard & Poor’s Doubles Its CMBS Ratings From Last Year

Despite SEC Ruling, Standard & Poor’s Doubles Its CMBS Ratings From Last Year

The U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued a ban on Standard & Poor’s (S&P) in granting ratings for certain commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), though the ban hasn’t disrupted…

Behavioral Science Could Help Nonprofits Be More Effective in Donation Appeals

Behavioral Science Could Help Nonprofits Be More Effective in Donation Appeals

Behavioral science studies may be the key to improving rates of charitable giving, a nonprofit organization has said. The Charities Aid Foundation, which has a behavioral science team performing such…

Wyly Widow Files for Bankruptcy, Citing $101 Million SEC Debt, Just Days After Brother-in-Law Files

Wyly Widow Files for Bankruptcy, Citing $101 Million SEC Debt, Just Days After Brother-in-Law Files

Just on the heels of the bankruptcy case of Samuel Wyly and his late brother, Charles, another member of the Texas billionaire family is also filing personal bankruptcy. Eighty-one-year-old Caroline Wyly,…

In Spite of Falling Premiums, Fewer Tenants Are Investing in Renters Insurance

In Spite of Falling Premiums, Fewer Tenants Are Investing in Renters Insurance

When it comes to insuring important assets like vehicles and houses, most people would likely agree that paying for protection is extremely important, especially if the premiums are affordable. However,…

Gap Grows for Retirement Savings Between America’s Richest and Poorest

Gap Grows for Retirement Savings Between America’s Richest and Poorest

We’re all aware of the economic disparity in America — the wealthiest have the highest percentage of money, and the poorest have the least. A side effect of this is…

Surprising Percentage of American Households Have Saved Nothing for Their Retirements

Surprising Percentage of American Households Have Saved Nothing for Their Retirements

A new study has revealed that an astonishing 20% of Americans who are near retirement age haven’t saved any money toward their retirements. According to an August 7 Washington Post article, the Federal Reserve’s…

A Glass Ceiling Exists for Female Entrepreneurs Seeking Small Business Loans, Says New Report

A Glass Ceiling Exists for Female Entrepreneurs Seeking Small Business Loans, Says New Report

There’s a gender gap when it comes to income, but is there one as well when it comes to owners receiving business loans? According to a congressional report issued this…

Baffled by Bitcoin? These Services are Clearing the Confusion

Baffled by Bitcoin? These Services are Clearing the Confusion

Intuit is bringing Bitcoin one step closer to the mainstream with its new PayByCoin Service, but the financial management solution company isn’t the only group interested in adapting the new currency.…

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