Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, September 07, 2015 6:10 am
By Judy Martel ·

The Oracle of Omaha just turned 85, and the self-made billionaire is still bringing in the big bucks.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015 2:31 pm
By Kay Bell ·

President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget contains several tax proposals prompted by well-known individuals, including Warren Buffett and Mitt Romney.

Monday, December 22, 2014 7:05 am
By Judy Martel ·

The top donations by Americans totaled more than $3 billion in 2014.

Monday, November 25, 2013 6:00 am
By Judy Martel ·

Following the investments of the biggest fish on Wall Street just got a lot easier.

Monday, May 06, 2013 3:17 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

People are Warren Buffett’s most important secret.

Thursday, February 09, 2012 5:36 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Fidelity Investments, which manages more 401(k) accounts than any other company, released a good-news/bad-news quarterly retirement planning report today. The good news is employees are saving more, and employers are shelling out more in matches. Employee contributions rose in 2011 to $5,750, up from $5,680 in 2010. At the same time, employers kicked in an

Sunday, September 18, 2011 8:52 am
By Judy Martel ·

President Obama is calling his proposal for a new, higher minimum tax rate for those earning more than $1 million a year the “Buffett Rule,” according to an article in the New York Times. This, of course, is a reference to billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s public plea to the government to force the rich to

Tuesday, September 06, 2011 3:43 pm
By Judy Martel ·

When Warren Buffett speaks, people listen, and not just for investing tips. Last month, Buffett published an op-ed piece in the New York Times stating that he and his fellow mega-rich have been enjoying “extraordinary tax breaks” for too long and suggested Congress impose higher rates on taxable income above $1 million. He hit a

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 3:45 pm
By Judy Martel ·

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett caused a media stir this week with his op-ed in the New York Times titled “Stop coddling the Super-Rich.” Buffett outed himself and his fellow mega-rich as tax-cheapskates, thanks to tax-friendly legislation, and urged Congress to raise taxes as part of a deficit-reduction plan. “While the poor and middle class fight

Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

I’m an admirer of 80-year-old billionaire Warren Buffett. Every year he writes a letter to the stockholders of his company, Berkshire Hathaway. In that letter, he sums up his view of the company’s business and the nation’s economy in terms simple enough that even those of us who aren’t investment geniuses can understand perfectly. In

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