I understand that the most recent Ariel / Aon Hewitt Study, focusing on savings disparities across racial and ethnic groups, was recently released. Your earlier study of two years ago found really significant differences in retirement savings rates and highlighted that those rates for African-Americans are especially low. Have we as a group, in these […]

For the stock market, it was a triumphant first quarter. But for earnings growth, the past three months were just ho-hum. Analysts are expecting earnings for companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to decline 0.1 percent compared to a year ago, according to FactSet. It’s a tiny number but a significant turning point. […]