These dividend stocks yield at least 5% and have plenty of room to raise payouts

This year’s stock price declines make for an increasing number of stocks with high dividend yields of at least 5%. Below is a screen that highlights 29 that appear to be able to raise their payouts considerably. There are different approaches to selecting dividend stocks. For example, John Kornitzer, who co-manages the Buffalo Flexible Income … Read more

The 10 ‘most American-made’ cars and SUVs may surprise you

One Tesla model topped another to rank as the most “American-made” vehicle for 2022 in this long-running index that judges contenders based on their US-based assembly line, major parts sourcing and other features. It’s Tesla’s TSLA, + 9.35% Model Y earning the No. 1 ranking from Cars.com this year, the auto listing and news site … Read more

Beyonc’s ‘Break My Soul’ is a snippet of great resignation

Beyonc released the new single “Break My Soul” on Monday. The song refers to the recent major resignation trend, including job leaving and employee stress. Larry Pusaka | PW18 | Getty Images The Great Resignation is part of the era. If you need proof, ask Beyonc. The superstar singer’s new single, “Break My Soul,” released … Read more

Beyonc’s ‘Break My Soul’ is a snippet of great resignation

Beyonc released the new single “Break My Soul” on Monday. The song refers to the recent major resignation trend, leaving work and employee stress. Larry Pusaka | PW18 | Getty Images The Great Resignation is part of the era. If you need proof, ask Beyonc. The superstar singer’s new single, “Break My Soul,” released Monday … Read more

I’m paying my adviser 1%, but ‘the only communications I get are invoices.’ So I want to regain sole control of my accounts – without having to talk to him about it. Is this possible?

“I want to take back control of my accounts and manage them myself – perhaps in consultation with a fee-based advisor eventually.” Getty Images Question: Eight years ago I hired a financial advisor because the rounds of layoffs at work were coming more regularly, and I wanted to know if my savings were enough for … Read more

SEC issues investor protection rule charges. How to find a good advisor

Finding a broker or financial advisor you can trust may, at times, seem a daunting task. That’s especially true when investors see sensational stories of brokers fleeing the police in an underwater getaway or faking their death in an airplane crash. Then there are the high-profile fraudsters such as Bernie Madoff, who masterminded the nation’s … Read more

SEC issues investor protection rule charges. How to find a good advisor

Finding a broker or financial advisor you can trust may, at times, seem a daunting task. That’s especially true when investors see sensational stories of brokers fleeing the police in an underwater getaway or faking their death in an airplane crash. Then there are the high-profile fraudsters such as Bernie Madoff, who masterminded the nation’s … Read more

What to do if you face job loss

Realpeoplegroup | E + | Getty Images As fears grow that the US economy is headed for a recession, a number of companies have announced massive waves of layoffs. It’s a stark reversal after a year or more of mass voluntary resignations and job switching amid plentiful employment opportunities nationwide, in a trend known as … Read more

Lifetime income illustrations are a ‘wake-up call’ for 401 (k) savers

Blackcat | E + | Getty Images You may get a nasty surprise when you open your next 401 (k) statement. These statements generally arrive each quarter, either online or by mail. They provide basic information to savers about their investments and the size of their nest egg, for example. Starting in a few weeks, … Read more

Lifetime income illustrations are a ‘wake-up call’ for 401 (k) savers

Blackcat | E + | Getty Images You may get a nasty surprise when you open your next 401 (k) statement. These statements generally arrive each quarter, either online or by mail. They provide basic information to savers about their investments and the size of their nest egg, for example. Starting in a few weeks, … Read more