retirement

  • Vault is automating investment to offer affordable retirement plans beyond 401(k)

    Vault is automating investment to offer affordable retirement plans beyond 401(k)

    Former JP Morgan financial advisor Randy Fernando got the idea for his fintech startup Vault — selected as audience choice for the startup battlefield here at Disrupt London — after his mum asked him whether there were any retirement plan benefits she could offer staff as a hiring incentive at her small business pre-school. Read More

  • The technology-driven transformation of wealth management Crunch Network

    The technology-driven transformation of wealth management

    In today’s digital world, everyday functions such as making dinner reservations or hailing a taxi are done at the touch of a button. Similarly, other, more complex and esoteric functions, such as wealth management, are also moving toward automation. This evolution is enabled by the creation of state-of-the-art software, which has helped make wealth management more consumer-friendly… Read More

  • Kobe Bryant Announces NBA Retirement Over Twitter And Facebook

    Kobe Bryant Announces NBA Retirement Over Twitter And Facebook

    *Cue the old man music* In my day, the best sports athletes of our time sat in front of a camera with their family by their side when they announced that they were retiring. In 1993, Michael Jordan retired for the first time. Journalists surrounded him while they asked questions: What if Jordan had played during “our” age? The digital age. Right now, Jordan’s brand Jumpman… Read More

  • Intel Announces CEO Paul Otellini Will Retire In May, Mobile Weakness Could Be A Factor

    Intel Announces CEO Paul Otellini Will Retire In May, Mobile Weakness Could Be A Factor

    Intel today announced that CEO Paul Otellini will retire in May. In a press release, the company said that Otellini will take his leave at the company’s annual stockholder meeting in May, with the stated intent of easing the management transition during the next 6 months. Otellini has been CEO of Intel since mid 2005, and saw annual revenue grow from $38.8 billion to $54 billion through… Read More

  • Where are the smartphones for seniors?

    A TC/CG reader Teresa asks we, the gadget-nation, a question: where are the good smartphones for seniors? Sure, they have ClarityLife and the Jitterbug but neither of those work as real smartphones. Teresa wants something with a little power. She writes: I am one of the 22% of seniors (39 million) that have a laptop, cell phone, etc.
    Most seniors are barely online and not often.  They… Read More

  • Who will run the show when Steve Jobs retires?

    [photopress:ive_jonathan_a.jpg,full,left]Sure, it’s a little bit of fanboi raving, but the Mac Daily News has a pretty interesting read on the future of Apple should Stevie J decide to step down. The basic gist is that Apple would be fine, it has plenty of smart people who could easily keep things going, but MDN thinks that John Ives, the father of the iPod, should take the helm. Ives is… Read More

  • Good Friend, eBay item #1000323: Meg Whitman Retirement

    Hello I am priest of cloth. Meg Whitman set to retire, my friend, and we in St. Victual’s School for Girls in Lagos, Nigeria would like for to buy your item as a present for her. We will send you money order check for $100 over the amount and you please to keep $75 and give $25 to my friend in Detroit who will ship present to Lagos. Please inform me the soonest possible of when you can… Read More

  • Nintendo is officially ending NES support

    I may give Nintendo a lot of crap for the Wii, but every other system that company has made is gold sans Gamecube. Now, after 22-years, Nintendo of Japan is officially dropping support for the original NES, SNES, Nintendo 64, Gameboy and Gameboy Pocket. After October 31st, if your SNES breaks and you need your Super Scope fix, you’ll have to visit a 3rd-party repair center or just… Read More