Capital Goods Spending Increases

What That Means for Consumers and Investors   Amid the stock market chaos of the last full week in August, the Commerce Department issued a bit of good news. Seasonally adjusted orders for nondefense capital goods (excluding aircraft) increased by 2.2% in July to just under $70 billion. That represents the first time that value…
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Highest-Priced Basketball Memorabilia

Don’t Turn Over a Fortune by Mistake Have you cleaned out an attic lately and found a basketball autographed by some kid at the University of North Carolina named Jordan? You may want to hang onto that and get it appraised. The original Magic Mike can bring in the big bucks. Michael Jordan basketball collectables…
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Women And Retirement

Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Outlook Retirement planning is important for all Americans, but the importance is heightened for women. The retirement deck is stacked against women in several ways, including generally lower pay compared to men and lower Social Security benefits upon retirement.. Social components include greater likelihood of caregiving responsibilities resulting…
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