Impact of Financial Stress on Employees
What confuses us and worries us – distracts us. Having financially literate employees doesn’t just improve the employees’ personal finances, it can affect their relationships, productivity, and even their health. Imagine the boom in productivity if each of your company’s
The Pros and Cons of Financing Options
A 2015 survey found that nearly half of small employers (with fewer than 500 employees) applied for credit in the previous 12 months. Even though the credit market has become friendlier overall, small companies still have a more difficult time
A Victory Every Day with Rick Paulsen. Webinar
About Rick Paulsen Rick Paulsen joined NYL in 1982. Rick has qualified for Council 32 consecutive years in a row, qualifying for Chairman’s Council 30 times, and Chairman’s Council 9 times. Rick was the 2008 Council Vice President and 2012
Deutsche Bank in crisis: three things to think about
By FN Staff/ 10.01.16 Investors tire of Deutsche’s rollercoaster ride… Top investors have begun to insist Deutsche Bank needs a rescue, even though it insists it doesn’t want one, following a week of turmoil in which its shares see-sawed and
ADDRESSING THE UNCERTAINTY OF THE BREXIT VOTE
By now, most of us probably heard about UK voting to leave EU. There are many commentaries on this topic. One of the questions people are asking is this: Is there a chance that the UK could stay in the
BREXIT ‘EXTRAORDINARILY DANGEROUS’ FOR U.S. BANKS
Although fears of a possible vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union had been growing, most U.S. analysts and bankers believed the chances of the “Brexit” push succeeding were unlikely. But after Britain shocked the world by
AMERICA’S UPPER MIDDLE CLASS IS THRIVING
The middle class may be feeling squeezed, but the upper middle class is enjoying good times. The upper middle class grew to 29.4% of the population in 2014, up from 12.9% in 1979, according to a new Urban Institute report.
IT’S 1995 AGAIN for Dollar Traders Bracing for Trade War Trouble.
Back in 1995, an international trade dispute between the U.S. and Japan helped drive a 25 percent plunge in the dollar versus the yen. Now, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump heading into the November presidential election pledging to reshape
MEET THE 30 HIGHEST-PAID FEMALE EXECUTIVES IN THE BAY AREA 2016
Our annual list of the highest-paid female executives in the Bay Area shows the broad range of talent lighting up the region’s C-suites — and the big salaries that come with those positions. Check out our slideshow below of the
WILL OBAMA’S NEW OVERTIME RULES ACTUALLY HURT WORKERS?
A NEW FEDERAL RULE THAT EXPANDS THE NUMBER OF WORKERS ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY MEANS EMPLOYERS WILL HAVE TO PONY UP MORE MONEY — IN PAYROLL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEGAL COSTS. They’re not happy. And, they warn, workers won’t be either.
THE WELL RUNS DRY
OIL PRICES have perked up a bit, but producers are still reeling from the slump in crude prices last year. The boss of Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned oil firm, said this week that the company faced a “liquidity crunch”. Malaysia’s state
SHOULD A FINANCIAL GURU BE DICTATING YOUR MONEY MATTERS?
Financial guru or not, the key thing is to find a method that encourages you to take action towards a more financially stable future. Dave Ramsey, Mary Hunt and Suze Orman are a few of the finance superstars who offer
BRITISH MPS CRITICISE ‘SMALL’ GOOGLE TAX DEAL
An influential group of MPs has criticised an agreement between Google and the tax authority over how much the company has to pay in back taxes. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said the £130m (~ $181) settlement “seems disproportionately small”,
HOT TOPIC: FED DELIVERS VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN THE U.S. ECONOMY
On December 16, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the benchmark federal funds rate to a range of 0.25% to 0.50%, the first increase from the near-zero range (0% to 0.25%) where it had lingered since December 2008. SHARESHARE|
INTEREST RATES IN AMERICA. BUCKLE UP!
Since interest rates hit rock-bottom in 2009, the Federal Reserve has repeatedly made optimistic forecasts about when they would start rising, only to delay the big day again and again. If the Fed has been a bullish coach, the markets