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The Financial Crisis and You It has been a whirlwind year for the financial world, with some of the nation's most iconic institutions falling from distinction to extinction. What started as a mortgage crisis affecting some people has turned into a global crisis affecting all people,
Washington Post | Sep 28, 2008 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Find Out Where Investment Risks Lie, Financial Advisers Say T he phones were jangling at financial advisers' offices across the Washington area yesterday. That was no different from the day before -- or many other days in recent weeks -- as the biggest financial crisis in years has average investors seeking answer
Washington Post | Sep 19, 2008 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What Market Tumult Means For Average Stakeholders The stunning events rattling the financial markets are raising a lot of questions about the average person's finances. We talked to several experts to find some answers.
Washington Post | Sep 16, 2008 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Effects at Home After Wall Street's Shake-Up The turmoil sweeping through the financial markets has left many people worried about their own stocks, bank accounts, and retirement funds. The tottering of investment bank Lehman Brothers, the weakening cash position of AIG, and the purchase of Merrill
Washington Post | Sep 15, 2008 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Investment House? Jason Gerbsman and his wife, Lauren, began thinking about buying a home just as the housing market began to slump two years ago. The couple, who were renting an apartment in the District, had saved a "substantial" amount for a down payment. But they wonde
Washington Post | Apr 27, 2008 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Heartbeat Monitors In a single week, the stock market managed both to rouse fear and inspire hope.
Washington Post | Dec 2, 2007 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High Court's Fraud Case Widely Seen as Stand-In for Enron The largest corporate frauds in recent history could not have happened without the brainpower of accountants, bankers and lawyers who partnered with executives at the troubled firms. Often, these third-party businesses are the only wealthy sources left fo
Washington Post | Oct 5, 2007 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Save the Earth Sacrifice Your Returns? Architect Kendall Wilson believes in protecting the environment. When he designs a house or office building, he makes a point of using energy-efficient designs and sustainable materials, such as bamboo instead of oak.
Washington Post | May 13, 2007 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Web Surfing for Change For more information about socially responsible investment options, investors can visit the following Web sites:
Washington Post | May 13, 2007 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Global Bet Six years ago, only about 8 cents of every new dollar flowing into U.S. stock funds was invested overseas. Silicon Valley and its microchip-studded stocks were the hot destination. Now, that number is hovering around 77 cents, as American investors look l
Washington Post | Feb 4, 2007 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend