Walter Hamilton was a financial reporter in the Los Angeles Times’ Business section until September 2014.
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For years, Christina Marshall was convinced she would start her own company.
Sept. 7, 2014
Bank of America Corp. will pay a record $16.65 billion to resolve government claims over soured home loans in what is probably the last major settlement stemming from the mortgage meltdown.
Aug. 21, 2014
Americans know that 401(k) retirement plans are important, but they spend only a moderate time researching investments and are often confused about how to pick the best funds, according to a new survey.
Aug. 19, 2014
It will cost an average middle-class family nearly a quarter of a million dollars to raise a child — and that doesn’t even count paying for college, according to a new report.
Aug. 18, 2014
Jared Flores loved the two weeks he spent this summer at a computer coding school where he programmed a hand-crafted robot that could steer itself through a maze.
Aug. 1, 2014
Investors in money-market mutual funds face potential new fees and selling restrictions under rules approved by securities regulators Wednesday.
July 23, 2014
Walk down the street in New York and you’re virtually guaranteed to see several millionaires.
July 22, 2014
More Americans than ever live in multigenerational households, and the number of millennials who live with their parents is rising sharply, according to a study released Thursday.
July 17, 2014
The financial literacy of American teenagers is no better than average compared with their peers in other countries, and nearly one in five lacks basic proficiency, according to a comprehensive new study.
July 9, 2014
After Fred Wallace was laid off from a high-paying job in 2011, the 56-year-old knew the odds of landing a comparable position were slim.
July 7, 2014