A pension plan provides workers with a guaranteed lifetime income.
People who are self-employed can achieve the same security by committing a portion of their retirement savings to a single-premium life annuity purchased from an insurance company.
What's the difference between a company's outstanding shares and its "float"?
Real estate transactions
Phase I consists of 184 units in 13 buildings with an average unit size of 730 square feet.
M&E Texas Moviehouse has contracted to purchase 5.9 acres in Cypress Creek Lakes, a 1,600-acre master-planned community of Mischer Investments near Fry Road and Tuckerton Road.
In addition to his responsibility for managing Amegy's corporate banking division, with a focus on private equity sponsored companies and large public or private companies, Newsom will work with Group Executive Vice President Laif Afseth in providing executive leadership and sponsorship to Amegy's energy lending team.
A New Zealand man has set out to document and photograph Pizza Hut locations across the planet, specifically looking for the pizza chain’s dine-in locations with the familiar red roof.
The National Toy Hall of Fame has released a list of 12 iconic toys up for induction into its hallowed halls. Yes, there is a hall of fame for everything these days.
A new study from financial blog WalletHub lists the midsize cities with the fastest growing economies in the country and Texas cities dominate the first 50 spots on the list of over 500 cities across the country.
Forbes' annual list of the richest Americans is out. Billionaires are doing better than ever.
The combined worth of the nation's wealthiest citizens totals $2.34 trillion, the highest amount ever.
Texas breweries picked up 15 medals at the annual Great American Beer Festival. The esteemed beer competition strongly favored brews from the Lone Star State this year. Local breweries took home gold, silver or bronze medals in 15 of the 92 beer categories.
2015 Alternative Energy Seminar:
Hosted by Deloitte, 8:30 a.m.-5:50 p.m., and Sept. 30 from 8:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m., The Woodlands Resort, 2301 N. Millbend, The Woodlands.
Business, tax and accounting issues affecting companies operating or investing in the alternative energy sector.
Apple and Google rule the world again in 2015. The two tech giants are by far the most valuable brands in the world, according to Interbrand's annual "Best Global Brands" report.
The richest Texas resident lives in Fort Worth – and is a Walmart heir. But for the most part, the cities where the state's wealthiest residents call home creates another battle between Houston and Dallas.
Hosted by SCORE Houston. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Palm Center Technology Center, 5330 Griggs.
Hosted by the University of Houston Small Business Development Center. 9 a.m.-noon, United Way, 50 Waugh Drive.
Hosted by SCORE Houston.
2015 IEEE PCIC (Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee): Petroleum and chemical industry technical conference.
The IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Leading Edge luncheon highlighting the work of Houston's nonprofit community.
Let's say that you buy 100 shares of MacDonald Farms (ticker: EIEIO) for $50 each, paying a $10 commission.
Casino and resort operators may not be the first place you look when the stock market is in a funk, but Wynn Resorts (Nasdaq: WYNN) deserves consideration.
A health foundation's billboard links two popular dating apps with sexually transmitted diseases. Now the apps, Tinder and Grindr, are hitting back.
A British company has debuted road-worthy thirsty pavement that drains waterlogged roadways.
For Houston, that harkens back to May, when one night of spring storms dumped 162 billion gallons on the city, inflicting $45 million in estimated damages, largely because of water pooled at low points on roads.
Real estate transactions
NAI Partners, through NAI Investment Fund I, has purchased 12600 Featherwood, a four-story, 74,753-square-foot building in southeast Houston.
The building is 81.5 percent leased to tenants including TriStar Global, Bamberger, Carber Holdings and Leasing Associates Service.
Borets, a provider of engineering, manufacturing, sales and service of electric submersible pump systems, has named Obren Lekic as vice president of sales and business development for the United States, to be located in Houston.
The acquisition gives Carmike, the No. 4 domestic theater operator, opportunities to expand its upscale cinemas, an area of growth for the industry. The deal will "provide additional luxury expansion opportunities and meaningful cost synergies as we increase scale," Carmike Chief Executive Officer David Passman said in the statement.
Layoffs at the 3900 Dacoma credit and collections office will be finalized by Nov. 21, the letter said, adding that affected employees could be hired elsewhere in the company, leave with severance or voluntarily retire.
Many things may justify termination - poor performance, abusive or disruptive behavior, excessive tardiness and absences, among others.
Employees also have the right to take family or medical leave, military leave and time off to vote or serve jury duty.
Extra or special dividends
Suspended or omitted dividend
Stock splits this week
Standard Pacific 1-5 reverse
Called for redemption
Berkshire Income Realty 9pc pfA Oct 28
PJT Partners (spinoff)
Performance Food Group (IPO)
Mirna Therapeutics (IPO)
Surgery Partners (IPO)
The International Monetary Fund this week warned the world that grim times could lie ahead.
By the barrel, falling oil prices boost U.S.
There's a big difference between the best companies for parents and an average U.S. company.
A company in Bryan called Helibacon will take customers on a helicopter armed with high-powered rifles to help eradicate feral hogs and wild coyotes from the lands of farmers in the surrounding counties.
The dealership is expected to bring $100 million in annual revenue and includes Mercedes-Benz Sprinter commercial vans and a Smart Car franchise.
According to SmallBizDaily.com founder Rieva Lesonsky, this holiday season promises to be a busy one.
The prediction is based partly on the fact that with gasoline prices way down, consumers will not only have more money to spend, but will be more willing to spend it.