Changes could spark revolt, but 'when Congress needs dollars, they're going to get them,' one adviser says.
Today's Breakfast with Benjamin features the case for investing in Russia looking great, at least on paper. Plus: Hedge funds are still shorting oil, will the big snowstorm close the financial markets, and how to pick the right IRA for your clients.
Taking care with asset placement can result in big tax savings.
Will the Land of Lincoln soon be known for something other than Al Capone and imprisoned former governors?
Comparing your portfolio with a good target-date fund or a customized benchmark can help you determine how you're doing.
UPDATE: Social Security benefits are stingy
Higher Performance From Harder Incentive Plan Goals
Deering High School Amps up Commitment to Global Education with Study Abroad Scholarships from CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange
Obama to Propose Tax Hikes on Investments, Inherited Property
UPDATE: Higher capital-gains tax, middle-income breaks to be among Obama proposals in State of the Union