By Chuck Saletta, The Motley Fool On Tuesday, The Congressional Budget Office updated its annual projections on the health of Social Security and its Trust Funds. In essence, if you’re still working and you’re depending on that program to cover your retirement — you’ll be in for a shock. Or three. Shocker No. 1: It’s […]
By Rick Aristotle Munarriz, The Motley Fool The McRib has been reintroduced to the McDonald’s (MCD) menu, and the popular sandwich is hitting the Golden Arches at just the right time. The love it or loathe it barbecue-slathered pork sandwich was supposed to be reintroduced back in late October, but the unseasonably warm weather pushed […]
By Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool Economists say that we’re in a recovery, but try telling that to ordinary middle-class Americans. As hard as it is to make ends meet right now, Americans are extremely pessimistic about ever getting to retire with any kind of financial security. A recent survey from Wells Fargo (WFC) […]
By Tim Beyers, The Motley Fool The zombie apocalypse is upon us again. After nearly four months, the DISH Network (DISH) satellite provider reached a deal to carry AMC Networks’ (AMCX) content just in time for last night’s second episode of “The Walking Dead.” Talk about a close call. Season 3 of “The Walking Dead, […]
By Justin Loiseau, The Motley Fool There are roughly 3 million millionaires in the U.S., and nearly everyone else has a plan to become the next one. But there are about 3% of Americans who may not even realize that they’re already on the path to prosperity. What’s giving their savings scenarios a leg up? […]
Gas prices are once again going through the roof, and it feels a lot like Groundhog Day. Just like the last time this happened, media outlets are noting that global demand for gas is rising. (Did you know that Chinese people are buying cars?!?) Pundits are blaming speculators for cheating everyone else. (Did you know […]
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All that stands between criminals and your bank account information is the word “password.” Sound familiar?
Few people would willingly carry around a device that tracks their movements and records conversations. But, according to documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union, cell phone companies are doing all of that.