Daily Local News : Personal Finance http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news en https://www.mainstreet.com/article/here-are-the-8-top-grossing-films-of-2015-and-their-oscar-nominated-counterparts Here Are the 8 Top-Grossing Films Of 2015 and Their Oscar-Nominated Counterparts http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/here-are-the-8-top-grossing-films-2015-and-their-oscar-nominated-counterparts/1 There isn't an Academy Awards Best Picture nominee among the five top-grossing films of the year, and that's actually a bit unusual. It's typically about… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:14:00 EST https://www.mainstreet.com/article/americans-are-not-saving-more-despite-a-better-economy Americans Are Not Saving More, Despite a Better Economy http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/americans-are-not-saving-more-despite-better-economy/1 Although the economy has recovered from the Great Recession, most Americans’ savings still seem to be caught in 2008. New statistics show just 37% of… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:12:00 EST urn:article:13449963 Converting Your Traditional IRA to a Roth: A Balancing Act http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/converting-your-traditional-ira-to-a-roth-a-balancing-act/13449963 If you're looking to save a bit on taxes this year with your IRA retirement contributions, you likely placed your funds into a traditional IRA,… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:12:00 EST urn:article:13451393 8 Top-Grossing Films of 2015 And Their Oscar-Nominated Counterparts http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/8-top-grossing-films-of-2015-and-their-oscar-nominated-counterparts/13451393 There isn't an Academy Awards Best Picture nominee among the five top-grossing films of the year, and that's actually a bit unusual. It's typically about… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 13:43:00 EST urn:article:13451261 Goldman Sachs Says These 12 Consumer Stocks Had Big Shareholder Returns Over the Past Year http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/goldman-sachs-says-these-12-consumer-stocks-had-big-shareholder-returns-over-the-past-year/134 Investors are fearing a recession, but the commitment by corporate managements to share buybacks is "a bullish signal" in the markets, according to Goldman Sachs.… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 12:10:00 EST urn:article:13451236 The University of Phoenix Gets a New Act And Takes Itself Private http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/the-university-of-phoenix-gets-a-new-act-and-takes-itself-private/13451236 The University of Phoenix was bought by a consortium of investors through the February 8 sale of its parent company, Apollo Education Group. The new… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:42:00 EST urn:article:13451164 Unlimited Vacation Days: The Next Big Employee Benefit http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/unlimited-vacation-days-the-next-big-employee-benefit/13451164 While some companies are clawing back days off - usually in a conversion to Paid Time Off (PTO) bundles - an entirely different trend is… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:10:00 EST urn:article:13451042 Emotional Investing Could Ruin You http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/emotional-investing-could-ruin-you/13451042 We realize that Valentine's Day has you thinking with your heart, but that particular organ has no place in your financial planning. UBS Wealth Management… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:37:00 EST urn:article:13450869 Better Economy Does Not Mean Better Savings for Americans http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/better-economy-does-not-mean-better-savings-for-americans/13450869 Although the economy has recovered from the Great Recession, most Americans’ savings still seem to be caught in 2008. New statistics show just 37% of… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:53:00 EST urn:article:13448714 The 10 Best Cities for Football Fans http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-local-news/story/the-10-best-cities-for-football-fans/13448714 Editors' pick: Originally published Feb. 5. When the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday in San Francisco,… Sun, 07 Feb 2016 14:40:00 EST