How Debt Is Threatening Retirement Dreams

A MagnifyMoney study of the debt of people 50 plus reveals troubling findings. Here's how to prevent debt from ruining your retirement.
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L.A. County probation officer accused of sex abuse pleads guilty to assaulting girls at juvenile hall

A Los Angeles County probation officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of assault after he was accused of sexually abusing several female inmates at a Santa Clarita juvenile hall, prosec

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Republican report accuses consumer watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo & Co. more than $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency's

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L.A. city attorney targets hard-partying homes in Hollywood Hills

It’s a common occurrence in the affluent Hollywood Hills: Homeowners and property managers rent out their homes to short-term guests who throw raucous events flowing with booze, loud music and

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Dsquared2 to launch capsule collection against online bullying

Dsquared2 founders and creative directors Dean and Dan Caten will launch a capsule collection in partnership with the cyber antibullying movement “Be Cool Be Nice.” A portion of the profits fro

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Teen stumbles on wallet loaded with $1,500 in cash, then makes a fateful decision

When Tyler Opdyke spotted a wallet loaded with $1,500 on the driveway of a home in the Sacramento area last week, the soon-to-be college student got excited.

“Awesome. Some cash!” he tho

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Head of Georgia agency picked to run L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has selected Bobby Cagle as head of the Department of Children and Family Services, the sprawling child welfare agency that has suffered from mismana

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Key hearing in Robert Durst murder case postponed until April

A Los Angeles County judge on Wednesday delayed Robert Durst’s preliminary hearing, which means the New York real estate scion won’t know until next year whether the judge believes there’s enou

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South America

Argentina 2018 budget bill forecasts growth of 3.5% and 15.7% inflation

Argentina’s 2018 budget bill forecasts economic growth of 3.5% next year and average annual inflation of 15.7%, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne told Congress. The bill pro

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Irish and French farmers warn about Mercosur/EU beef negotiations

News of a potential offer of a tariff rate quota for 85,000 tons of beef in the Mercosur/European Union negotiations has triggered a dismayed reaction from the ICSA’s (Iris

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Brazil August beef exports increase 34% year on year: 145.822 tons

Brazil’s total beef exports in August rose by 34% year-on-year both by volume and in revenue terms, industry group Abiec said on Monday, indicating the worst of a food safet

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UK interest rate increase gradual, with “appropriate withdrawal of monetary stimulus”

Any increases in UK interest rates in the coming months will be “gradual” and “limited”, the Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said, but “some withdrawal of monetary

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Argentina rapidly recovering as a world power in beef exports

Argentina, which a century ago became a world power on the back of its beef exports, is poised to re-enter the top 10 shippers, helped by the end of trade curbs, and a herd

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Venezuela "free of the dollar tyranny" publishes oil and fuel prices in Chinese Yuan

Venezuela published the price of its oil and fuel in Chinese currency on Friday in what it called an effort to free the socialist-run country from the “tyranny of the dollar

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Popular America

Angolan Sovereign Fund's net result reaches USD 44 million

Luanda - At least USD 44 million is the positive net result obtained by the Sovereign Development Fund of Angola (FSDEA) in the last fiscal year 2016., According to a press release from FSDEA that ANG
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Angola LNG signs agreement with British Glencore company

Luanda - The Angola LNG company and the Glencore Energy UK Limited have signed a pluriannual agreement relating to the sale of gas, through which the former will make deliveries of this product to th
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Huambo: All in place for good agricultural campaign2017/2018 - official

Huambo - The Secretary of State for Agriculture, José Amaro Tati, announced Tuesday that the conditions necessary for a good agricultural campaign of the 2017/2018 season are being created countrywid
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Benguela: Administrator invites entrepreneurs to invest in Babaera

Alto Catumbela - The communal administrator of Babaera, Ganda municipality, Benguela province, Francisco Chimuco, called on economic agents to invest in the region, in order to contribute to local d
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Uíge: Inadec launches complaint book

Uíge - The complaints book for institutions that sell goods and provide public and private services was launched on Tuesday in this city by the National Institute of Consumer Protection (INADEC), in
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Angola: Foreign currency sales drop by 62 percent

Luanda - Foreign currency sales dropped by 62 percent last week after the National Bank of Angola (BNA) has sold EUR 52.7 million ($ 58.9 million) to cover various operations. ,   This is ac
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