Personal Finance

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $1.6B jackpot?

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $1.6B jackpot?

Associated Press | |

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, which now stands at an estimated $1.6 billion. It could happen as so

How to Make Money Writing About the Stock Market

Tommy Wyher | |

These are the different ways you can make money writing about things you are knowledgeable about in the stock market.

Mega Millions Players Ponder How to Spend Record $1.6 Billion Prize

Associated Press | |

There is a lot of focus on Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing and what would be the largest jackpot prize in U.S. history.

Government Proposes Tax Rules for Investors in 'Opportunity Zones'

Associated Press | |

The Trump administration is proposing rules for investors in a new program that it says could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country.

Weekend Reading: Tax Cuts Saved The Economy?

Lance Roberts | |

Throughout history, negative growth rates in Federal receipts have been associated with recessionary periods in the economy rather than expansions.

6 Facts That Make Accounting a Very Interesting Career

Sherrie Campbell | |

Below are six very interesting facts about accounting profession and perhaps reading it will change or improve what you know about the profession

Does Public Speaking Make You Anxious? It Could Just Mean You Have Strong Survival Genes

Jessica Guzik | |

The fear of public speaking is extremely common - it stems from a biological survival mechanism wired into our brains. Luckily, there are many ways to make public speaking less anxiety inducing.

Mortgage Loan Applications: How the Economy Impacts You

Richard Parker | |

The best time to apply for a mortgage or mortgage refinance is based on these economic indicators.

Retirement Planning: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Derek Hansen | |

Planning for retirement is a task that many of us tend to put off for a later date, but it is a necessary task which each of us must inevitably face at some point in our careers.

F.I.R.E.’d Up – A Million Ain’t What It Used To Be

Lance Roberts | |

​The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) Movement is literally on “fire” after Suze Orman recently suggested that one would need $5 million if they wanted to retire early.