Finance en Financial Planning For A New Year <p>The stock market fell on Friday after a week of losses. That caused investors to wonder about the safety of their retirement savings, a hurdle many believed had become a thing of the past in this recovery. Even if this stumble hasn't shaken you, you might be wondering how to get yourself into better fiscal shape, where to put that retirement nest egg and how to protect it from the vagaries of the market. We talk about that with two financial advisors.</p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000 43801 at Financial Planning For A New Year Financial Planning Post-Recession <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Almost everyone was financially affected by the 'Great Recession.' If you're looking at your retirement and thinking, 'what next,' we're here to help. We have invited two of Charlotte's financial advisors to evaluate the current market, where it's headed and how to plan for it. Whether you're just starting out in your career, planning for your kid's college, playing the market or saving for retirement, joining us will certainly be a wise investment.</span></p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 05:00:00 +0000 40733 at Financial Planning Post-Recession BofA Plods Toward More Basics, Less Risk <p>Bank of America continues its steady plod toward a more boring future focused on banking basics, rather than the risky behaviors that drove profits during the high-flying years.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:27:10 +0000 Julie Rose 37394 at Toxic Charity <p>America is a giving nation. We are constantly approached and asked to give and Americans generally rise to the occasion. But are all charities run with the same focus and commitment to using the donations to empower those in need? Are recipients of charitable giving really made better for it or are they sometimes made too reliant on a helping hand? The question of whether charity can be toxic has been explored by our guest, author and activist Robert Lupton, for four decades. We'll seek answers with Mr. Lupton and the heads of two local charities who balance this issue every day. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000 15828 at Toxic Charity