Archive - October 24, 2017

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Warren Buffett: What to Look for in an Investment
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Did Obamacare Impoverish Employee’s Retirement Benefits?

Warren Buffett: What to Look for in an Investment

There are a lot of investment experts out there and Warren Buffett is one of the best. He isn’t the flashiest but he has longevity. In “Warren Buffett: My Greatest Investing Advice And The Investments Everyone Should Make,” the man known as the “Oracle of Omaha” discusses how he became interested in investing and talks about what he looks for in an investment.

Buffett is honest that in some ways he followed in his father’s footsteps since his father was also in investing. Buffett would tag along with his father and read things in his office. However, you …

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Did Obamacare Impoverish Employee’s Retirement Benefits?

In an interesting article, Seeking Alpha’s Senior Editor Gil Weinreich comments on a report about the unintended consequences of Obamacare on Employer Retirement Benefits:

According to [a study from Willis Towers Watson] WTW’s data, total employer retirement contributions (weighted by employer size) have fallen from 9.1% of employee pay in 2001 to 6.8% in 2015. That’s a reduction of about 25%!

And lest you say that employers have grown stingier – despite reported corporate earnings soaring during the period – the WTW report shows that total employer benefits increased from 14.8% per employee to 18.3% during the period, an increase

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