If you own closed-end funds (CEFs), I have great news: equity CEFs are doing exactly what we want them to: crushing the market while handing us 7%+ dividends, (And if you’re not yet in CEFs, or want to bulk up your CEF holdings, sit tight: I’ll name a fund you can buy shortly. It has
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People drink beer on a patio before the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian in Boqueron, Puerto Rico, … [+] Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa) ASSOCIATED PRESS For most people in the U.S., it’s easy to forget Puerto Rico outside of the occasional still-in-trouble-after-hurricanes story you’ll see. But the picture is much worse than
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses payment of survivor’s benefits to multiple spouses, common-law marriage, potential effects of benefits based on a spouse’s public pension, what to do with benefits received on behalf of children and the earnings test. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president
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Top 100 Firm blumshapiro has added SunBlock Systems, a consulting firm in Reston, Virginia, that provides cybersecurity, digital forensics and business intelligence services, effective Oct. 1, 2019. As part of the deal, SunBlock will become a division of blumshapiro. Financial terms were not disclosed. However, SunBlock earned $1.5 million in annual revenue, while blumshapiro said
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Kenneth Fisher, chief executive officer of Fisher Investments, speaks at the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. Gillianne Tedder | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Iowa Public Employees Retirement System is terminating its relationship with Fisher Investments, pulling $386 million from the asset manager. The Iowa plan, which holds
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View of Peoria’s river front Getty Last week Thursday, the Illinois Pension Consolidation Feasibility Task Force released its report recommending the consolidation of the investment funds for the 650-odd local police and fire pension plans, but declining to propose consolidation of the administration of these plans, merely suggesting that this might be a topic for
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The post-tax-reform decline in the Schedule A, the redesign of the 1040 and the continuing prevalence of e-filing will reshape the future filing landscape, according to the IRS. The IRS Statistics of Income Division’s recently released “The 2019 Calendar Year Projections of Individual Returns by Major Processing Categories” (Publication 6187) presents multi-year projections of the
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