Ask a Fool: What's the Best Way to Invest Money for My Grandkids?

Q: I’m considering investing some money for my grandchildren. What are the best ways to invest for their future? When my grandparents invested money for me (back in the 1980s), they generally did it by purchasing a U.S. savings bond. While I certainly appreciate my grandparents doing that, times have changed and there are better options available today. Continue Reading […]

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3 Things You Should Be Doing to Save for Retirement (Even if You're Nearly Broke)

When you're young and just starting your career, retirement is probably the last thing on your mind. As you get older, you may start thinking about planning for retirement, but when you're juggling kids, a mortgage, car payments, and a thousand other expenses, it's easy to put off saving for the future for another day. Then before you know it, […]

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China Preps More Stimulus Measures to Aid Consumption Recovery

China offered new measures to reduce taxes and raise its citizens’ wages, ramping up an already ambitious plan to boost domestic demand. Policy makers are drafting policies to help farmers, small-business owners and scientific researchers boost their incomes, the Economic Information Daily reported, citing unnamed sources. The measures will probably include “bigger breakthroughs” in land reform to enhance farmers’ property […]

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David Schoen: Nadler must be stopped from weaponizing the House Judiciary Committee for political gain

Jerry Nadler: Trump has not been exonerated and Barr’s conclusions raise more questions than answers The entire Mueller report must be made public to Congress and the American people, says New York Congressman Jerry Nadler, Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. New York Democratic Congressman Jerry Nadler is the Chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. His conduct in […]

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Facebook Needs to Be an Arbiter of Truth

"I am confident we can find ways for our community to tell us what content is most meaningful, but I believe we must be extremely cautious about becoming arbiters of truth ourselves," Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote on the platform back in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The social networking giant had been widely criticized […]

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‘Brands need to be brave’

‘When there are people who hate brands, it shows they are standing for something.’‘If you are trying to be everything to all people, you are failing.’‘Brands should be brave enough and take more stands on issues.’ One recent ad that created controversy with many people criticising it and many more applauding it was the Surf Exel ad. “Out of the […]

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Where Will Costco Be in 10 Years?

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) is not a complicated business to understand. Its basic strategy to source quality merchandise, including food and beverage items, and sell it at the lowest possible price has delivered market-beating gains for shareholders over the years. A $1,000 investment in Costco at its IPO price in 1985 would be worth $370,000 with dividends reinvested. Most of […]

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NextEra Energy Continues to Bet Big on Battery Storage

One of the biggest criticisms of renewables is that they don't always provide power since the wind doesn't always blow, and the sun isn't always shining. Because renewable electricity generation can be intermittent, it's at a disadvantage to coal, natural gas, and nuclear power plants that produce steady power. Many utilities work around these intermittence issues by also building cleaner […]

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Will Nirav Modi also be held at Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail?

The central government has already conducted an assessment of security cover given to prisoners in the Arthur Road Jail and its findings conveyed to the UK court. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com There was some light hearted moments at the UK court on Friday when Judge Emma Arbuthnot hearing the second bail plea of Nirav Modi asked the prosecution whether the fugitive […]

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