How to Fix The Conflicts Of Interest That Exist In Employer-Sponsored 401(k) Plans

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Juliette Fairley Follow Apr 7, 2015 6:30 AM EDT NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Raina Lipsitz, a 32-year-old New Yorker who works in internal communications, invests in her company 401(k) plan but admits she has a limited understanding of fees and expense ratios. “I don’t know what fees I pay,” Lipsitz told MainStreet. “I have access to the balance on my … Read More

Jay-Z Launches a New Way for Music Artists to Get Paid

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You wouldn’t steal a piece of artwork off of a museum wall, would you? Yet people do nearly the same thing every day by downloading or streaming music for free. Thanks to a recent announcement from Jay-Z, artists will now be compensated fairly. On March 31 hip-hop mogul Jay-Z announced the launch of a new artist-owned streaming alternative called Tidal. … Read More

NCAA’s March ‘Moneymaker’ Madness

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According to Forbes, the average NBA player receives a salary of $5.15 million per year. The highest paid college athlete’s salary? Absolutely nothing, and that needs to change. The NCAA made $871.6 million dollars in 2011-12, the most recent year that audited numbers are available. With March Madness, one of the most highly-sponsored and profitable events the NCAA hosts, their … Read More