Even as stocks soared to new highs in 2013, memories of the 2008 financial crisis and lingering distrust have kept many investors from jumping back into the stock market with the vigor they had before the crash, the world’s leading bankers, brokerage chiefs and advisers to the rich said during the Reuters Global Wealth Management Summit. The event ran from June 3-6 in Geneva, New York and Singapore. (more…)
Facebook successfully steers plenty of its users to shopping sites but they spend less than those who come from Pinterest. Reuters Personal Finance Editor Lauren Young examines how and why people on Pinterest are willing to pony up more once they reach commerce sites.
More Americans believe they’ll have to work longer to make ends meet. A new Wells Fargo Retirement Survey shows that 30 percent believe they’ll have to work until they’re 80. Reuters Personal Finance Editor Lauren Young breaks down the survey and explains what it means for people as they near what should be their retirement years.
Shutterfly’s CEO Jeffrey Housenbold tells Reuters’ Lauren Young how he and his family invest in their future. When asked what he splurges on, Housenbold says it’s travel, because to him it’s ”about experiences instead of things.”
Current housing market indicators are conflicting and confusing. In this Money Clip, Reuters personal Finance Editor Lauren Young speaks with Dan Alpert, Managing Partner of Westwood Capital about how to make sense of the state of the housing market.
Investors may not have a clue what they’re paying their money managers or they type of service they’re getting, or, whether they can actually negotiate lower fees. Lauren Young gives us a white board lesson in this episode of Money Clip.
Reuters Wealth Editor Jennifer Merritt has a new book out on building your career. In this Money Clip, Reuters Personal Finance Editor Lauren Young talks to Jennifer about the critical first step: rocking the internship.