financial consultant and syndicated columnist
Author of Investing for Dummies, Mutual Funds for Dummies, Home Buying for Dummies and other books about personal finance; former management consultant to Fortune 500 financial service firms
The Great Recession wreaked havoc with the economy, and the slow recovery is producing headlines about a possible "double-dip." Americans have a right to be worried, and they are.
Aug. 10, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
The debt-ceiling debate , S&P downgrade , trouble in Europe, wild stock-market gyrations and warnings about a double-dip recession or worse… The grinding reality of long-term…
Aug. 10, 2011from To the Point
Bank bailouts with taxpayer money have been a source of populist outrage.
Apr. 9, 2009from To the Point
Two important moments in LGBTQ history happened in Huntington Park in December 1968. The first: Reverend Troy D.
Jun. 26from KCRW Features
Protests against police brutality have been a daily occurrence following the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department.
Jun. 12from KCRW Features
LA County’s courts will reopen Monday for non-jury criminal and civil trials. But what steps are being taken to ensure the courts will be safe?
Jun. 17from Greater LA
If the federal government won’t fix the U-S Constitution, California ought to write its own.
Jul. 2from Zócalo's Connecting California
Berlin passed a hotly debated anti-discrimination law this month, the first of its kind in Germany, that allows victims to pursue legal remedies against state officials — including…
Jun. 17from Studio Berlin
There’s a move to get thousands of Angelenos off the streets and into shelters. A judge ordered it. The City and County of LA agreed to it.
Jun. 22from Greater LA
Two LA City Councilmembers introduced a motion today that would replace some LAPD officers with unarmed, non-law enforcement workers tasked with responding to non-violent service…
Jun. 16from Greater LA
The new season of Lost Notes will be here in September. Meantime, this summer, we’re sharing a couple of bonus episodes.
Jun. 18from Lost Notes
As BLM protests sweep the globe, the movement’s co-founder Melina Abdullah talks about its roots and her hopes for the coming years.
Jun. 19from Scheer Intelligence