This Week's Term

Active return... refers to the gain or loss on an investment portfolio as a result of active management decisions.  A fund's active return is the percentage gain or loss relative to a benchmark index.


Personal Finance

Consumer Debt Statistics: The latest statistics from the Federal Reserve indicate consumer debt in the United States continues to increase, reaching nearly $3.9 trillion in June 2017.  According to statistics published by the Census Bureau, that works out to over $11,970 in debt for every man, woman and child that lives here in the United States.


Careers

Highest Paying Jobs 2016:  In this article, we're going to provide several lists of the highest paying jobs in America, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  We're also going to slice and dice that data several different ways, revealing some interesting trends in the information.