Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, March 03, 2014 10:51 am
By Judy Martel ·

Traditional items like watches were among Oscar nominee gifts, but laser hair restoration?

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Wednesday, May 01, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel ·

The University of Michigan is benefiting from the largesse of billionaires.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel ·

At least this newlywed couple won’t have to worry about finances.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 1:16 pm
By Katie Doyle ·

If he’s trying to win points with the in-laws, this is definitely one way for Prince William to do it.

Wednesday, December 07, 2011 3:51 am
By Judy Martel ·

Given that most lottery winners lose it all within three years, it’s notable to take a closer look at how the three Connecticut money managers are handling their $254 million Powerball win. The partners in a wealth management company, Greg Skidmore, Tim Davidson and Brandon Lacoff, opted for the lump sum of $103.5 million instead of

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 3:19 pm
By Judy Martel ·

What a great time to be the offspring of the super-rich. A combination of favorable gift tax legislation and low interest rates is causing the wealthy to consider transferring money and assets to the next generation while the giving is good. Since Congress increased the exemption for federal gift tax to $5 million ($10 million