New Sony camera may be best point-and-shoot ever

But who is going to buy one? Sony announced a new top-of-the-line point-and-shoot today: the flagship Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III (MSRP $1,500). The RX10 III follows up on both the originalSony Cyber-shot RX10 as well as the Cyber-shot RX10 II with a brand-new lens that offers nearly three times as much optical zoom. Built around […]

Two Warren Buffett Stocks Retiring Babyboomers Shold Buy Now

After you retire, your investing focus should shift away from growth and toward income and capital preservation. This can mean getting rid of some of your more-volatile stocks, and buying some others that can produce solid performance while still allowing you to sleep at night. One good place to look for ideas is in the […]

Student Credit Cards: Really for Students?

by Virginia C. McGuire Credit history, like work experience, can seem impossible to get unless you already have some. How do you build a good track record if nobody will give you your first chance? That’s why student credit cards seem attractive. The name implies that as long as you’re a student, you can get a credit […]

What’s A Girl to Do? Rise Above Bias

Coauthored by blogger’s daughter Harvard University Freshman Amelia Miller Every few years there’s a new crop of theories that purport to explain why women aren’t as professionally successful as men. In the seventies it was psychologist (and Radcliffe dean) Matina Horner and the “fear of success,” which held that women stopped themselves from advancing out […]

​When debt collectors go after soldiers

Military personnel are twice as likely to complain about debt collectors, who can devastate their careers. U.S. service members have a debt problem, but it’s not the kind that affects many Americans. Members of the military and veterans are twice as likely to complain about debt collection as the general population, according to the federal […]

Power of Attorney and Your Investments: 10 Tips

It’s never too early to consider how you want your financial affairs to be managed if something happens to you. It’s never too early to consider how you want your financial affairs to be managed if something happens to you. One solution is to grant a power of attorney (POA) for your investment-account assets to […]

What a Super Bowl Ad Can Do For Small Brands

Small businesses that won a free Super Bowl ad from Intuit look back on what they would have done differently. Death Wish Coffee, the Saratoga Springs, New York-based coffee company — which claims to be the “home of the world’s strongest coffee” — won the 2016 Intuit QuickBooks Small Business Big Game contest. The next day, […]

Millennials Create Hamptons Real Estate Gold Mine

In two years, two millennial brothers Zachary and Cody Vichinsky have turned a start-up real estate firm into a $400 million gold mine. When the duo started their own agency, selling property to the same kind of clientele, they added a concierge feel, with perks such as personalized iPads loaded with information about prospective homes […]