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Russ Wiles

12 News

Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • delawareonline
  • The News-Star
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • Statesman Journal
  • RGJ.com
  • pressconnects
  • WWL-TV
  • wusa9
  • ksdk.com
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Recent articles by Russ:

Arizona Republic journalists vote in favor of unionizing newsroom

Journalists at The Arizona Republic voted in favor of unionizing the newsroom, capping several weeks of lobbying over issues such as job security. → Read More

How to make your retirement earnings recession-proof

It's wise for retirees and those saving for retirement to ponder some key questions while the economic backdrop remains favorable. → Read More

401(k) lawsuits are rising: Why so many workers sue their employers over savings plan

Unhappiness over high fees, inappropriate investment options and other issues have led to a spike in lawsuits in recent years, according to a study. → Read More

Shrinking your tax burden can come with consequences. Here's what to avoid

You don't want to strive so hard to pare income or capital gain taxes that it leads you to make unsound decisions, in pursuit of iffy rewards → Read More

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate

Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs → Read More

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate

Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs → Read More

Rare-car dealers Russo and Steele in legal fight with competitor over Scottsdale venue

Drew Alcazar, Russo and Steele’s co-founder and CEO, accuses competitor Ritchie Bros. of 'predatory conduct' in taking Salt River Fields location. → Read More

Are you in the middle class? Here's one way to know your status

One way to know if you have middle class status is having the ability to borrow money, if you need to, at affordable rates of interest. → Read More

These people found gigs fast. Here's how they did it using their smartphones

Companies like Wonolo and Instawork, allow people to pick up work shifts by tapping their phones. → Read More

Credit and debit cards have more germs than cash and train station urinals, study says

A new study says credit and debit cards are among the dirtiest common items out there – even more dirty than cash and train station urinals. → Read More

5 ways to avoid regret with Social Security, retirement planning

Most of us have financial regrets, but there are ways to avoid them as you make decisions on Social Security benefits as retirement age approaches. → Read More

How to pay less in taxes by making smart investment decisions

This time of year, it's natural to think of tax-shaving strategies. Various types of investments can help lower your bill. → Read More

Don't have a 401(k)? Retirement plans could be expanded to include more workers

401(k)-style plans could be expanded to more Americans, especially those at small employers, under a bill that passed a House panel Tuesday. → Read More

Are you betting on March Madness? Here's what to know about taxes if you win — or lose

March Madness means a lot of gambling, legal and behind the scenes. Here's how the basketball tournament intersects with tax rules. → Read More

Kroger ends its unmanned-vehicle grocery delivery pilot program in Arizona

Kroger ends its unmanned-vehicle grocery delivery pilot program in Scottsdale, Arizona, this week. It was said to be the first of its kind in the U.S. → Read More

Heard of fintech? It can help with your finances, but beware of these risks

Fintech, short for "financial technology," may offer innovative services but it could come at the cost of consumer protections. → Read More

5 tips for regaining order in your financial life

There's never a bad time to organize your finances, but tax season is an especially convenient one. → Read More

10 years after stocks hit bottom, what we learned and what we didn't during bull market

People who left the stock market around March 2009 and never re-entered paid a huge price in terms of missed opportunities. The rebound has been huge. → Read More

How Social Security could get benefits boosted to help most vulnerable like widows

Despite a looming funding shortfall, proposals to enhance Social Security benefits are being circulated. → Read More

Here are 3 small steps to grow savings of thousands of dollars in a 401(k)

Most people don't amass big savings overnight. Start small in a 401(k) and keep building with bonuses, remembering the power of dollar-cost averaging. → Read More