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BRN Weekly Podcast for Sunday, October 27, 2019 In this episode: (1) The end of the millennial lifestyle?, (2) Amazon’s next-day shipping ambitions are costing it a fortune, (3) Facebook News makes it debut, (4) University of Chicago partners with the US Chamber of Commerce to take FIN Edge to small and medium businesses, (5) we may be on the brink of a new treatment for Alzheimer’s in almost two decades, (6) S&P 500 is teetering on all-time highs! Positive earnings numbers (or not as bad as they were expected to be), (7) more than half of people 40 and over have not discussed aging with their parents, and (8) an exciting week in retirement: a proposed e-delivery rule has been published and is now awaiting comments by November 22.
TOP SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS
- The ‘Bank of Mom and Dad’ is booming
- Most of us are not recession-ready
- The end of the millennial lifestyle?
PERSONAL FINANCE, FINANCIAL WELLNESS, ANNUITIES, TAXES, CHARITY & FINANCIAL LITERACY
- Financial satisfaction in the US dips again, according to a key benchmark ; Why more seniors are working longer
- Where Will Your Income Come From in Retirement?; Here’s Why Early Retirement Savers Could Struggle If Interest Rates Turn Negative
- Security Benefit indexed annuity fraud lawsuit may signal trouble for other insurers
- Wall Street and ‘Mom and Pop’ Are Both Getting It Wrong ; Millennials Might Have to Save 40 Percent of Their Income if They Want to Retire
- US Teachers Take Hands-On Approach to Financial Literacy ; How Mobile Money Is Increasing Financial Stability
- As Illinois budget projections get worse, more call for tax on retirement income
- Rising ATM fees: Why banks are charging consumers more than ever despite declining cash transactions
- Opinion: Zero brokerage commissions? A lot of sound and fury signifying nothing
HEALTHCARE & WELLNESS
- To Get Perspective on America’s Broken Health Care System, Talk to a British Doctor
- Are you harbouring germs on your work desk?
- Widely-used healthcare algorithm racially biased
- Instagram bans some selfie filters over mental health concerns
TECH, MEDIA & SOCIAL MEDIA
- Downingtown schools data breach: ‘Brute-force’ hack or 21st century teen curiosity? ; Eddie Bauer Will Pay Up to $2.8 Million for 2016 Data Breach ; CalPERS board members are losing their iPads. Why the pension funds says data isn’t at risk
- Using Virtual Reality to Plan Your Actual Retirement
- New Platform Will Help Combat Retirement Account Theft
- Cyber Attack Hits Prominent Hedge Fund, Endowment, and Foundation
- Privacy is shaping the future of cybersecurity careers: Are you ready?
- Amazon’s gloomy holiday forecast misses estimates, shares fall 7%
- Twitter’s Growth Sags, But That Wasn’t the Worst Part
401k, 403b, 457b, NONQUALIFIED, STATE-RUN PLANS & LITIGATION
- Why advisors should care about 401(k) fiduciaries
- Defined contribution 3.0: How will next-gen DC plans look? ; How Best to Annuitize Defined Contribution Assets?
- 5 Important Points About 401k Plan Fees
- Outside Sources Can Aid Plan Sponsors’ Financial Education Efforts
- 5 Random Notes on Saving (Or Not) for Retirement ; How HSAs may help women clear retirement savings obstacles
- Columbia Fails to Shed Suit Over Retirement Plan Costs ; School Board Broke Contract When It Suspended 403(b) Contributions ; CenturyLink 401(k) Suit Falters as Judge Recommends Dismissal ; Vandy Settlement Finally Settled
- The States Where Taxpayers Should Worry Most About Pensions ; Society of Actuaries releases new mortality tables for private pension funds
- Is Mayor Lightfoot Still Hoping For A State Pension Bailout?
- Advocacy group says reform is the key to pension issues, not raising taxes
- Proposition 13 overhaul is pension bailout in disguise
- Marin councilmen maintain push for pension reform
- Pension reform is the 800-pound gorilla
- Teachers union accuses Keene district of lowering pensions
- Committee Approves Bill to Help Policymakers Better Manage State Pensions
- Kentucky Supreme Court to decide whether pension system’s hedge fund managers can be sued
- Teamsters hire former Grassley aide to lobby on pensions ; Miner pension bill goes to House floor
- Brinks buys annuity to transfer $54 million in liabilities ; Aviva secures $2.1 billion buy-in with Aviva Life & Pensions; Owens Corning Transfers Some Pension Liabilities
- Europe’s new default rules: a defined benefit?
- Brazil’s Pension Overhaul Is Just a Start
- Lowest-paid workers have three more years of retirement compared to their counterparts
- Ownership in half of world’s listed equities highly concentrated
- Watchdog hails success of auto-enrolment pensions
- Germany’s Wealth Fund to Go Where Even Norway Fears to Tread
- US durable goods orders fall 1.1% in September ; Subprime Auto Giant’s Loans Souring at Fastest Clip Since 2008 ; US Consumer Sentiment Pares Gains as Economic Outlook Dims
- Fed policymakers in difficult position on interest-rate cuts ; The US May Finally Join the Global Negative Interest-Rate Club
- Fixed Income Is Still a Mystery to Many Investors
- Opinion: US stock market has a good chance to record new highs
- Oil declines, ending three-day rally as growth concerns return ; Connecticut among states studying regional gas tax ; Schumer Floats Plan to Take Gas-Powered Vehicles Off US Roads By 2040
- Commentary: Performance fees – new hope for active managers?
- Harvard Investing Chief Is Disappointed With Fund’s Performance
- Central banks have no expertise in climate change
- Has Private Equity Lost Its Original Purpose? ; US and European Private Equity Firms Are Not Performing As Well As Many Think ; US Investigating Whether Private-Equity Chief Bribed Pakistani Politicians
- VCs are leaving trillions on the table by bypassing diverse leaders, study says
- Bitcoin Surges as Much as 15% in Bounce Back From 5-Month Low ; Nearly 13 Million US Women Hold Cryptocurrency, Study Claims
- Here’s What Real Estate Investors Need To Know About The Green New Deal
- REIT returns outperform real estate funds – report ; The Ultimate Guide to REIT Investing ; REIT Taxation 101: What Investors Need to Know
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