Entries by CapitalGrowth

How You Can Start Preparing for Retirement Now

If you’re trying to prep for retirement, Tom Zgainer, CEO of America’s Best 401(k), has some advice.  If you’re looking to retire by the end of 2019, or sooner, here’s what Zgainer says you should be thinking about: Well they gotta be thinking of, are they exiting out their work for good? Are they gonna […]

Highwater Wealth Management LLC Invests $134,000 in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)

Highwater Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 2,538 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $134,000. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also […]

Great-West to Focus on Retirement and Investment Divisions After Selling Life and Annuity

Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company (GWL&A) has reached an agreement to sell through reinsurance substantially all of its individual life insurance and annuity business to Protective Life Insurance Company, the primary subsidiary of Protective Life Corporation (Protective). The business to be transferred, which is marketed under the Great-West Financial brand, includes bank-owned and corporate-owned […]

Week’s Best: Early-Retirement Pipe Dreams

Photograph by Miguel Pires da Rosa Text size Whether you’re part of the RIA part of the industry or not, the breathless consolidation happening there—2018 was the fifth straight year that a new record was set for M&A activity—is worth watching. For this week’s Q&A, Barron’s Advisor sat down with an authority on the movement: […]