NEW YORK (Reuters) – Women are the breadwinners in four out of 10 American families, and nearly 95 percent of women will be their family’s primary financial decision maker at some point in their lives.
But with this added financial responsibility comes tremendous stress, according to a new study of breadwinning women from the Family Wealth Advisors Council, a national network of independent wealth management firms.
NEW YORK, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett and Bill Gates
have nothing on Jacob Fugger, a German financier during the
Renaissance who monopolized the silver business, became the
banker of kings, convinced the papacy to legalize moneylending
and paved the way for today’s bond market.
At the height of his career in the 16th century, Fugger
(rhymes with “cougar”) accumulated a fortune amounting to a
significant portion of Europe’s economic activity. And, yet, few
people have ever heard of him.
NEW YORK, March 6 (Reuters) – Everyone knows it is all about
location, location, location in the world of real estate. And
nothing says prime location like Miami’s beachfront.
That’s why Pamela Liebman, who is chief executive officer of
real estate giant Corcoran Group, tends to prefer the city’s
surf over its turf when she is traveling for business.