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5 Ways to ‘Unretire’ Successfully

Unretirement is not failed retirement, says our columnist. Her encore career, she adds, “is the most fulfilling part of my life.” (By Marianne Oehser)

First Female SEC Commissioner Dies at 86

Roberta Karmel, nominated by President Jimmy Carter, enforced, practiced and taught securities law for 60 years before retiring in 2022.

Many Retirees Consider Returning to Work

A Nationwide survey of people between the ages of 60 and 65 finds that many of those who have already retired are looking at working again.

Drop Your Old-Fashioned Ideas About Seniors

An AARP expert say business people need to understand this growing and radically evolving group if they want to succeed.

Why Doctors and Pharmacists Are in Revolt

They are being asked to do more as staffing dwindles, leading to exhaustion and anxiety about putting patients at risk.

Byron Wien, Wall Street Seer of the Unexpected, Dies at 90

At age 80, Byron Wien compiled “20 Life Lessons” from a long career as a Wall Street soothsayer. “Never retire” was No. 20.

Leading Geneticist Tracks Nazi Loot

He sets aside time each week to find the silver Judaica his family lost to the Nazis during the horrors of World War II.

Writing a Bestseller Didn’t Qualify Her for a Mortgage

When “Maid” became a bestseller and then a hit Netflix series, it looked to the world like she had become rich. But getting a mortgage was hard.

How I Built My Lawyer-Loving Super Niche

Here are tips to help you build or expand your own advisory niche, no matter where you choose to focus. (By Jen Dawson)

Music Student in Tune with Life at Retirement Community

A young pianist pursuing two master’s degrees is benefitting as much as seniors through her unique living arrangement.

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Prominent Silicon Valley Investors Turn Against Biden

Support for Trump was taboo in the liberal bastion, but frustration with Biden has driven some influential venture capitalists to the right.

Self-directed Brokerage Accounts Continue Growth Spurt

Balances in advisor-led Schwab Personal Choice Retirement accounts maintain a strong lead over non-advised accounts.

Tuesday More Investment Transactions May Fail

U.S. trading moves to a shorter settlement on Tuesday, but it is expected to temporarily increase transaction failure for investors.

State Street Global Advisors Adds SPDR Portfolio Treasury ETF to lineup

Priced at 3 basis points, the new offering provides broad treasury exposure to customize bond portfolios.

Commonwealth Increases Alternative Market Access With iCapital Platform

The new system is targeted to high-net-worth investors but will be expanded to serve individuals of other wealth classes.

2024 ETF Insights for Financial Advisors

The use of active ETFs and model portfolios is rising, according to a Brown Brothers Harriman report.

Elvis’ Granddaughter Sues to Block Sale of Graceland, Charging Fraud

She says an investment and lending company is making fraudulent claims about Lisa Marie Presley and wants to auction off Graceland.