President Proposes Rule to Protect Worker Savings

President Barack Obama called on the Department of Labor today to draw up a rule to protect people who save in IRAs, 401(k)s and other workplace retirement plans from hidden fees and expenses that may drain billions from their accounts. The president wants brokers and other professionals to be required to act in an investor’s best interest — instead of their own — when dispensing advice on retirement accounts. “Right now there are no uniform rules of the road that require retirement advisers to …

Good Mentoring: The Next Best Thing to Good Parenting

While the fond memories of family and festivities are still fresh enough to make us smile, let’s commit to spending time with family, friends and loved ones beyond the holidays. And, in the year ahead, let’s not forget to specifically spend time with young people. I had some wonderful moments with my kids around Christmas. We took our biennial theater trip to New York City to see Motown the Musical. It was a great show and such a joy hanging out …

¿Cuál fue la noticia del año 2014?

Tragedias aéreas, desapariciones de estudiantes, protestas, muertes y epidemias fueron algunas de las noticias más relevantes del año que termina. Queremos que nos ayudes a seleccionar cuál fue la noticia más importante del 2014. Vota en nuestra encuesta al final del artículo: Fotos: Conoce las epidemias que han afectado al mundo. La epidemia del ébola dejó más de 7.000 muertos En 2014 el mundo sufrió el peor brote de ébola en la historia, un mal que ha dejado más de 7.000 …

El acercamiento político entre Cuba y EE.UU. genera divisiones

Del papa Francisco a los últimos cubanos en el exilio, pasando por gobernantes, personalidades y gente del común opinaron sobre el histórico anuncio hecho este miércoles 17 de diciembre por Barack Obama y Raúl Castro en torno al descongelamiento de las relaciones entre Estados Unidos y Cuba. Fotos:  Conoce los periódicos hispanos de Estados Unidos Más allá de algunas reacciones previsibles, cabe destacar el ‘boom’ que causó la noticia a nivel mundial y de la que también se hicieron eco …

New York Restaurant Rejects Obama’s Credit Card

Yes, even the president of the United States gets his credit card declined. As President Barack Obama signed an executive order to beef up security for government-issued credit and debit cards, he told the story of how his card was rejected at a restaurant while he was in New York last month to attend the United Nations General Assembly. >> 10 Frugal Habits of the Rich and Famous “It turned out, I guess, I don’t use it enough, so they thought there was …

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Celebrate Healthy Living

This is the first in a series celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 — Monday, September 15th through Wednesday, October 15. Far too often we find ourselves rehearsing the negative statistics. For example, 10.6 percent of Mexican Americans and 10.8 percent of African Americans have diabetes, compared with 6.2 percent of white Americans, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Also, Hispanics and blacks are more likely to suffer from obesity and hypertension, the two largest factors for …