Category: American Money

The 3 Best MLPs of 2017

For the most part, 2017 was a disappointing year for investors in master limited partnerships (MLPs). On average, the 39 members of the Alerian MLP Index declined in value this year, even after factoring in their lucrative distributions. That said, several bucked that trend and provided investors with positive returns this year, led by the…

Why Casey’s General Stores Inc Stock Tumbled Today

What happened Shares of Casey’s General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY) took a spill Tuesday after the convenience-store operator posted disappointing results in its second-quarter earnings report. Casey’ missed bottom-line estimates as growth in the key prepared-food segment was not as strong as management had projected. As a result, the stock closed down 11.6%. Image source: Casey’s General Stores. So…

How To Tour New York on a 25 Dollar Budget [Video]

[embedded content] New York City is often said to be one of the most expensive destinations in the world to travel to. While there are crazy expensive adventures to be had – like this $ 1,800 helicopter tour – NYC is also a city you can easily traverse on a budget. I recently took to…

Your Social Security Benefits Will Be Smaller Than You Think

If you’re counting on your Social Security benefits for retirement income, you should be aware that the benefit amount listed on your Social Security statement is not reliable. Not only is that number just an estimate, but there are certain expenses that will eat into whatever Social Security benefits you end up getting. You see,…