Sunday , 18 August 2019


Finance

Majority of NFL, MLB & NBA Players Go Bankrupt Within 5 Years! Here’s Why (+82K Views)

The average professional athlete in the U.S. will make more in one season than most of us earn in our entire lives yet, despite those staggering salaries, 78% of NFL players, 60% of NBA players and a very large percentage of MLB players file for bankruptcy within five years of retirement. Let's take a look at 5 possible reasons why the average athlete is destined to go (quickly) from fame to shame.

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Ben Bernanke On the Pros & Cons of Negative Interest Rates

We can't rule out the possibility that, at some point in the next few years, our economy will slow, perhaps significantly. How would the Federal Reserve respond? What tools remain in the monetary toolbox? In this and a subsequent post, I discuss some policy options the Fed might consider, focusing first on negative interest rates.

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Is An Annuity Needed In a Retirement Plan – Or Not? Read On

If you don't know much about investing, you may feel overwhelmed or bewildered by the choices. Enter annuities. The best of them are easy to understand, even by financial novices: "Give us your money, and we'll give you this much money per month until you die." That sounds simple - but simpler isn't always better [so let's review] whether they're needed in a retirement plan or not.

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