When Irish farmer Eugene Burns started making a posh French-style, smelly cheese in 1983, he decided to do something either very brave or very foolhardy. So convinced was he of the quality of his cheese that he made the decision
ECONOMICS is not usually associated with humour. But once a year in the Irish city of Kilkenny, organisers of the “Kilkenomics” festival try to inject some merriment into the dismal science. When it started in 2010 as Europe’s first festival
One of the things they don’t teach at school happens to be one of the most important things adults need to know: how to manage money. Any conscientious parent should take over the responsibility of teaching their kids about money.
Employee turnover is increasing as the economy and job market continue to improve. As a result, 63% of companies now say that employee retention is a top concern, and about half of all employers report a lack of skilled applicants
Tax-deferred plans can be a great way to save money for retirement, but you can’t defer your tax liability forever. Once you reach age 70½, you must begin taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) from these plans each year or face