admin

 Self-made billionaire Warren Buffett has been called the greatest investor in the world. So it should come as no surprise that the Berkshire Hathaway CEO has scores of investors hoping to follow in his footsteps by adopting his investing principles. Former hedge-fund manager and Buffett follower Whitney Tilson attributes the 89-year-old’s success to his “off-the-charts
0 Comments
Dean Dorton Allen Ford, based in Lexington, Kentucky, has launched an internal Women’s Initiative Committee. Launched last fall, the firm states that the program has positively impacted its recruiting, developing and retention of women over the last year. The Women’s Initiative Committee’s mission is to “promote a firm culture that provides women with support, mentorship,
0 Comments
Lacy O’Toole | CNBC Berkshire Hathaway‘s executive Tracy Britt Cool is leaving the firm after a decade to start a company that replicates Warren Buffett’s business model. Cool, who joined Berkshire in 2009 as Buffett’s financial assistant, said she’s building an investment vehicle that acquires companies “too small for Berkshire,” The Wall Street Journal reported.
0 Comments
Start your marriage off on the right financial footing. WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM – MAY 18: Thomas Kingston and Lady Gabriella Windsor kiss as they leave St George’s Chapel after their wedding on May 18, 2019 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Pool/Max Getty Images Whether you are just getting married or have been married for years,
0 Comments
An interview with billionaire Sequoia venture capitalist, Michael Moritz. In this interview, Michael discusses how he went from a journalist to a venture capitalist and what characteristics he looks for in investments and entrepreneurs. Michael also talks about what he would do today if he just graduated and the future of Silicon Valley. πŸ“š Books
0 Comments
Countries around the world often design their tax policies to become attractive targets for foreign investment. These policies can be anything from a system with special preferences for certain industries to a well-designed tax system based on principles of sound tax policy. Systems that are rife with special preferences and complexities can create distortions in
0 Comments
Today’s map zeroes in on states that have a “marriage penalty” in their individual income tax brackets. Under a progressive, graduated-rate income tax system, tax rates increase as a taxpayer’s marginal income increases. A marriage penalty exists when a state’s income brackets for married taxpayers filing jointly are less than double the bracket widths that
0 Comments
Marijuana for sale on a cannabis tour organized by L.A.-based Green Tours, January 24, 2019. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) AFP/Getty Images OK, let’s get past all the jokes about aging Baby Boomers revisiting their youth and getting stoned. As the medical and recreational use of marijuana grows across the country, older adults are increasingly either
0 Comments
Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column addresses denial of a restricted application for spousal benefits only, whether benefits for an ex impact a decision to remarry, the possibility of voluntarily ending disability, reinstating retirement benefits at
0 Comments
Premium financing has been around for many years but it became more popular when LIBOR rates plummeted after the recession and perceived crediting rates on indexed universal life (IUL) insurance and whole life policies were relatively high. Originally, the concept of premium financing was not much different than why one might not pay off a
0 Comments