Are Americans 'winging' their retirement plans?
When it comes to retirement savings, many Americans seem to be "winging it" -- or heading for retirement without a realistic plan of how to fund it.Or so suggests a recent survey by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies.
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Hang Seng Bank 1st Half Net Profit Rises 14% to HK$9.3 Billion
Blue-chip lender Hang Seng Bank Ltd. (0011.HK) said Monday its net profit rose 14% from a year earlier in the first half, thanks to higher net interest income.
BOE Launches New Lending Data To Track Funding-for-Lending Scheme's Success
Net lending to U.K. households and businesses rose by 93 million pounds ($146 million) in June, according to a new measure published by the Bank of England Monday.
Bank of Baroda Profit Up 10%; Interest Income, Bad Loans Rise
Bank of Baroda (532134.BY) Monday reported a more than 10% rise in fiscal-first-quarter net profit as its interest income grew at a robust pace and cushioned the impact of higher bad loans.
AAR's Directors Reject BP's $1 Billion Dividend Proposal for TNK-BP
Directors representing the consortium of Soviet-businessmen who own half of Anglo-Russian crude producer TNK-BP (TNBP.RS) have voted against BP PLC (BP)'s proposal that the joint venture pay a $1 billion interim dividend, increasing the pressure on BP amid a deepening conflict between the
Allianz Economist: Return to D-Mark Would Create Major Econ Contraction -Report
A return to Germany's Deutsche mark could lead to a 15% contraction in the country's economy over two years, the chief economist of German insurance firm Allianz SE (AZSEY) warns in an opinion piece published Monday.
Mastercard to Help Distribute South Africa Welfare Grants
Mastercard Inc. (MA) on Monday announced a new partnership to distribute South African welfare grants through its cards and linked bank accounts, a system designed to curtail fraud and pull poor people into the formal banking sector.
Indonesia's Telkom: 1st Half Net IDR6.43 Trillion Vs IDR5.94 Trillion
Indonesia's biggest telecom firm by subscribers, PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (TLKM.JK), or Telkom, said Monday that first-half net profit rose 8% to 6.43 trillion rupiah ($677 million) from IDR5.94 trillion a year earlier on the back of higher revenue and lower financing cost.