Robinhood COO Gretchen Howard Source: Colson Griffith Photography. (This story is part of the Weekend Brief edition of the Evening Brief newsletter. To sign up for CNBC’s Evening Brief, .) It was early January — just one month after stock-trading start-up Robinhood announced a failed checking and savings product. It was also Gretchen Howard’s first
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Getty There are almost 75 million Baby Boomers—those born between 1946 and 1964—in the U.S. today. Approximately 10,000 of them retire each day. That’s a lot of potential people taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) who may not need them. After age 70 ½, an RMD must be withdrawn from your traditional IRAs and 401(k)s each
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Erica Yungen Ostergren, 51, admits to a very casual password system: an old school catalogue envelope with cross-outs and coffee rings. Source: Erica Yungen Ostergren Erica Yungen Ostergren keeps important financial information, such as website passwords and logins, in one handy place. “Hilariously, it is all on the back of a yellow envelope that I
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Getty We’re in the midst of Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment season, which runs from October 15 through December 7. The decisions made during Open Enrollment are some of the key retirement financial decisions. Surveys show that even the affluent worry that retirement medical expenses will dissipate their wealth. Making shrewd decisions about Medicare coverage is
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NORFOLK, VA – OCTOBER 18: Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks … [+] during a town hall event. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Getty Images Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren says she’ll disclose her plan to pay for universal, public health care within the “next few weeks.” But finding the $32 trillion she’ll need
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CANYON COUNTRY, CA – OCTOBER 24: A hinge burns on Baker Canyon at Husk Ave from theTick Fire in … [+] Canyon Country, Thursday, October 24, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images) Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG If you turn on the news today, you will
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Verizon Communications beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue on Friday, as it signed up more phone customers who pay a monthly bill. The company added 615,000 postpaid customers, above analysts’ estimates of 527,000 subscribers, according to research firm FactSet. The results come as the largest U.S. wireless carrier by subscribers prepares to
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has been surging in Democratic presidential polls, has been softening her attacks on the rich and could win the White House, a billionaire investment titan and major Democratic donor told CNBC on Thursday. “I think she’s pivoting. I think she could win the election because she’s smart, she’s witty and she
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