Category: Finance

New law makes investing in startups available for everyone

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to implement Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act on Friday. Translation? It’s now legal for any American to invest in startups and small businesses. Unlike Kickstarter or GoFundMe, which allow…
Two apps to help you get started investing

Are you looking to take the plunge into investing? There are some great new tools out right now to help you start off and get your feet wet. Although most basic investment accounts today have minimum requirements that are generally at least…
Apple results to lag behind

Shares of three technology giants soared Friday after earnings, but one analyst believes Apple lacks what it needs for a similar spike when it reports next week. Amazon, Google (parent Alphabet) and Microsoft all beat quarterly expectations after the bell Thursday.…
Americans paid how much in taxes last year?

It appears that Americans are sending record amounts of cash to Uncle Sam in the form of taxes. The scary thing is Uncle Sam apparently still needs more money. It has been reported that taxpayers have paid a grand total…
Scam Alert: New Chip Card Scams

Have you gotten one of the new EMV-Chip cards? There have been a recent slew of scammer driven programs that are trying to get information from innocent people just trying to update their cards. Thieves are sending out emails pretending…
Wall St. flat as investors wait for bank earnings

This Monday morning, U.S. stocks were little changed as investors braced for a very busy week of quarterly results from the major U.S. banks and several Dow 30 companies. Recap Health stocks were down after Eli Lilly (LLY.N) said it…
Michael Dell has sealed the biggest deal in tech history

  If you haven’t heard, Michael Dell has sealed the biggest deal in tech history. After his privately run PC maker agreed to acquire data storage maker EMC in a transaction. This Monday, Dell announced with MSD Partners and Silver Lake…