Why the taper should be good for the market, according to S&P 500 history – CNBC

The Fed is tapering, and unlike the central bank’s 2013 reduction in monthly purchases of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities, the stock market took it in stride. Or did it? When then-Fed chair Ben Bernanke surprised the market in 2013 with an indication the Fed would end its bond buying, stocks declined by about just… Continue reading Why the taper should be good for the market, according to S&P 500 history – CNBC

Betterment sees 370% retirement plan growth bolstered by financial wellness efforts – CNBC

More employees will have access to retirement savings through Betterment’s 401(k) plans, thanks to rapid growth the online wealth advisor has seen in that part of its business. The company’s 401(k) business, Betterment for Business, has seen seen a 370% increase in year-over-year retirement plan adoption. In 10 of the states that are working on… Continue reading Betterment sees 370% retirement plan growth bolstered by financial wellness efforts – CNBC