Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Jefferson Park Apartments in Cambridge, Massachusetts was a winner in the multifamily housing category. Bruce T. Martin The American Institute of Architects recently bestowed a series of awards to the winners of 12 exceptional residential designs. AIA’s Housing Awards program, now in its 19th year, was established
An interview with billionaire and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett. In this interview, Warren discusses how he picks stocks and thinks about investments, including how the wider economy plays into his strategy. Warren also talks about how his current investments are performing, the state of the global economy and political issues. 📚Books about Warren
Should you buy or sell Amazon, Apple, and Alphabet. Getty Each time the S&P 500 sets a new high, readers ask what they should do with Amazon, Apple, and Alphabet. I call them the Triple-A stocks because so many investors tell me they would never sell them until, that is, they dropped 25% to 35% in
With the 2020 presidential election underway, a few of the candidates have started addressing the mounting cost of higher education by presenting distinctive policy proposals on student loan debt. For example, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren recently unveiled a proposal that would cancel up to $50,000 in student loan debt balances for households with annual incomes
Skyscraper and high-rise buildings near The Bund at night. Getty In a previous article, I theorised that one of the key PropTech themes for this year is that of “smart” technologies. Industry players seek solutions that help deliver the now widely accepted principle of real estate-as-a-service. There are many ways this goal can be achieved, from
. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg © 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP Dunkin’is a tiny company compared to McDonald’s, both in store count and revenues. But it shares with the franchise giant an important competitive advantage: location. Exploiting this advantage could help it replicate McDonald’s success in in adopting and adapting to emerging consumer trends. An early
TurboTax products sit on display at Costco on January 28, 2016 in Foster City, California. (Credit: Kimberly White/Getty Images for TurboTax) Getty In the weeks following tax season, one of the nation’s leading prep platforms has faced criticism for its methods of promoting products and the paid-tax prep industry as a whole. Last month, ProPublica reported
Basketball superstar Steph Curry is hard at work, honing his game in his garage. But instead of tossing jump shots or finessing his footwork, Curry has been busy perfecting his short iron shots on his Full Swing Golf simulator. As the NBA season winds down, Curry will soon be hitting the links in mid-season form.
We retirees and soon-to-be retirees have a dilemma. The traditional pension is just about gone. Social Security won’t support the lifestyle most of us want. We are left to our own devices. But even if we do build up a fat balance in a 401(k) or other company retirement plan, how do we make it
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The fervent quest for President Trump’s tax returns continues, and is actually heating up. So with all the tax return fever, shouldn’t he just hand them over? Like MAGA hats and the Wall, President Trump’s tax returns are polarizing, perhaps even a flash point. Scuffles over
Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP After Massachusetts and New York, California is beginning to experience the negative side of minimum wage hikes, too; job losses. That’s according to a recent University of California Riverside study, which shows that California’s minimum wage hikes have slowed job growth in the state’s booming restaurant industry.
Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP China wants everything from Africa: its strategic location, its oil, its rare earth metals, and its fish, leaving African nations indebted to Beijing. In its long history, Africa has served the global ambitions of many foreigners. Foreigners have reached out to Africa as missionaries, financiers, and infrastructure
Stephen Moore, visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation, listens during an interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Photo credit: Andrew Harrer, Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP The day Stephen Moore’s name was first floated as a Federal Reserve board nominee, I happened to walk by him in downtown Washington D.C.
(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) ASSOCIATED PRESS The Philippines is already caught in China’s web, but there’s still the time and a way to escape from it. The time is now that its economy isn’t heavily dependent on China. And the way is by saying “no” to Chinese investments that could leave the country heavily indebted to
Disney, Lucasfilm Dark side, beware. One of the hottest “Star Wars” collectibles is a strong-willed, dual lightsaber-wielding Jedi named Ahsoka Tano. The character, voiced by Ashley Eckstein, has become a fan favorite since her debut in 2008 and is a highly sought after collectible. From toys and statuettes to clothing and accessories, Ahsoka is in
A trader works ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on April 12, 2019 in New York City. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images A trade agreement between the U.S. and China could be a strong catalyst for stocks, even though analysts say the market may
Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, attends the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Warren Buffett said Kraft Heinz is in a dispute with its auditor, so Berkshire Hathaway doesn’t have the food company’s financials. “The auditor, which is Pricewaterhouse[Coopers] in this case, hasn’t
Young or old, it’s a good time to get a job. Those armed with a newly minted diploma will enter a job market with unemployment near the lowest level in 50 years and job prospects up significantly from just last year. Employers plan to hire nearly 11% more graduates from the Class of 2019 than
This question, “When my spouse dies, what will I get from Social Security,” is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive during consultations and presentations, and for some reason so very few act on the available survivor benefits. The typical response from a living spouse is “I didn’t think I was entitled to
Late night tweets and Congressional investigations notwithstanding, there was a lot of positive energy coming out of the White House after President Trump met with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to try and get the long-stalled effort to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure moving. Anyone who spends time traveling around the US can attest