Money $marts: A million bucks is not even close to what it used to be
Current interest rates on investing the money safely were in the 2 percent per annum range on a five-year term; about 1.5 percent on less. This meant the couple could earn a maximum of $20,000 per ... $125 a week. A million dollars was worth 165 years ...
CORRECTED: TIF could help multi-million dollar Muscatine project
Second St., would be remodeled into a state-of-the-art conference center with 20,000 ... July 1. The changes include the renaming of the Planner/Community Development Coordinator to Community Development Coordinator and a 2.25 percent pay increase already ...
$1 million may not be enough for retirement
So here’s a sign of the times: $1 million isn’t enough to retire on anymore. To be clear, here’s what we mean by $1 million: We’re including what you have in any savings and retirement ... 500,000 saved, 4 percent of that is $20,000 per year.
The 1 Percent State of Mind
Due to a spate of bizarre rants from members of the 1 percent over the past two weeks ... twice the rate as those making less than $20,000. In 2012, just 41,000 Americans—out of a total population of 310 million—gave $2,600 or more to presidential ...
How to lose 3 million dollars in one second?
I myself was waiting for one price to flash, an interest rate in Brazil. I had bet that rates would lower over time, from 15.10% to 14.50% or so. The size of my bet was 20,000 USD for every one hundredth of a percent ... was out 3 million dollars, and ...