Nature Has Value. Could We Literally Invest in It?

Nature Has Value. Could We Literally Invest in It?

“Natural asset companies” would put a market price on improving ecosystems, rather than on destroying them.Picture this: You own a few hundred acres near a growing town that your family has been farming for generations. Turning a profit has gotten harder, and none of...
Capital One Discover Deal: What to Know

Capital One Discover Deal: What to Know

Before two of the largest credit card companies in the United States can complete a $35 billion deal, they’ll face an uphill battle with regulators.Capital One announced on Monday that it would acquire Discover Financial Services, in a deal to combine two of the...
A Mortgage After 65: A ‘No Brainer’ or a Big Risk?

A Mortgage After 65: A ‘No Brainer’ or a Big Risk?

Fueled by once-low rates, more older Americans have mortgage debt, according to new research. But the downsides can be significant, some experts say.Conventional wisdom dictates that retiring with debt — especially a debt as large and significant as a mortgage — is...