2 Problems with fixed-date pension funds | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Adam Levy) Target date funds can be a great option for many investors who simply don’t have the time to manage their retirement portfolios. All you have to do is select a year in which you plan to retire and the fund manager will take care of the asset allocation. As you get older, the … Read more

The 7 best cryptocurrencies to buy and keep for later

Cryptocurrencies are now an important asset class, even for institutional investors. However, choosing which crypto assets to invest in can be difficult, especially with so many seemingly viable options. However, not all crypto assets that look attractive are good as an investment, as some don’t have what it takes to survive in the long term. … Read more

Productivity and concentration need to improve

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, speaks on stage at the annual Google I / O Developer Conference in Mountain View, California on May 8, 2018. Stefano Lam | Reuters Google is launching a new effort called the “Simplicity Sprint” in an effort to improve efficiency and improve employee attention during an uncertain economic environment. The … Read more

Because the Wall Street Journal is focusing personal finance on its new Buy Side commerce site

The Wall Street Journal is finally entering the trade space after spending a year figuring out what that business will look like for the Dow Jones. Launched last month, WSJ’s Buy Side is a standalone site whose editorial team operates separately from the Journal, but has the same goal of helping people make financial decisions, … Read more

The busiest business week of the summer is over – here’s all we’ve learned

The impact of the past seven days will reverberate for the next few weeks around the abandoned corridors of Wall Street and Washington DC as politicians and investors retreat to the Hamptons or Martha’s Vineyard or wherever they are summer. Are we in a recession? It’s hard to say, but hopefully by September the knowledge … Read more