The quality of pension systems available to workers varies greatly across the globe. The Netherlands has the best system, while the U.S. isn’t even close to the top, according to the Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index 2020 (formerly the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index). The Index is sponsored by CFAContinue Reading


Cruise Origin driverless shuttle Cruise Cruise, the autonomous vehicle company that’s majority owned by General Motors, may soon be giving rides in driverless test vehicles to passengers in California. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said on Friday that Cruise is authorized to give passengers rides in prototype robotaxis. InContinue Reading


Just as you can buy a new car or a used one, you may also have that choice if you decide to lease. While used-car leases are rarer than leases on new cars, they can be a viable option, especially if you’re looking to save some money. Key Takeaways LeasingContinue Reading


How does immigration affect the economy? Discussions about the economic effect of immigration often are influenced by larger ethical and political stances around this topic, positions grounded in questions about the kind of world in which people want to live. Many of the arguments against immigration, for instance, tend toContinue Reading


Choosing whether to lease a new vehicle instead of buying it largely comes down to priorities. For some drivers, leasing or buying is purely a matter of dollars and cents. For others, it’s more about forming an emotional connection to the car. Before choosing which road to go down, it’sContinue Reading


Leather interior. Rearview cameras. Automatic emergency braking. While you may dream of a shiny new car with all of these features and more, you may need to prepare for sticker shock.  The average new car costs more than $40,000, and used cars average above $21,000. Of course you can buyContinue Reading