Russ Banham

Russ Banham

Journalist and author of 24 books

Russ Banham is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist, author of twenty-three books, and experienced public speaker. Mr. Banham is the author of The Ford Century, the award-winning, international best-selling history of Ford Motor Company, translated into 13 languages, and The Fight for Fairfax. Since the 1970s, Mr. Banham has written more than 3,000 articles for dozens of U.S. and foreign publications.

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The Wall Street Journal

Reducing Disruption in the Global Supply Chain — Managing Risk — Presented by FM Global

By Russ Banham
When Henry Ford built Ford Motor Company more than a century ago, he relied on a legion of suppliers that had sprung up like crocuses not far from his factories along the Rouge River in...

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The Wall Street Journal

Facing the Future — Long Term Care — Presented by Lincoln Financial Group

When it comes to accepting the need for long-term care down the road, many opt for denial
By Russ Banham
The truth certainly stings. More than 70 percent of Americans over the age of 65 will need long...

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The Wall Street Journal

Five Tips for Working with Your Financial Planner

Emerging Cyber Threats
By Russ Banham
Notorious bank robber Willie Sutton earned lasting fame for saying that he robbed banks “because that’s where the money is.” Were Sutton alive today, he’d be sayi...

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The Wall Street Journal

Investment Buckets — Ideas to Manage Your Investments — Presented by J.P. Morgan Asset Management

by Russ Banham
That wily poet Robert Burns had it right when he wrote, “The best laid plans of mice and men oft go awry.” Burns could have been talking about the 2007–09 financial crisis, which took a...

The Wall Street Journal

Long-Term Care Mythbusters - Wall Street Journal

Many of us know of someone who requires long-term care, but when it comes to our own future, we tend to downplay the risks that it will ever be needed. We pretend that we won’t incur such disasters in our personal lives or will otherwise be spared their effects. Unfortunately, steering away from thinking about this uncomfortable subject can result in significant emotional and financial consequences down the road—for ourselves as well as our families.

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The Wall Street Journal

Viewing Risk as Opportunity — Managing Risk — Presented by FM Global

Risk-based approaches to decision-making gain traction
By Russ Banham
With the instability of many financial firms from the current economic crisis, the spotlight is on risk management and whether or ...

The Wall Street Journal

Social Security Made Simpler - Annuities & Retirement Income

The rules may be changing, but basic guidelines still apply.
By Russ Banham
Even for the savviest among us, understanding one’s Social Security benefits to calculate how much we may need for a comfort...

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The Wall Street Journal

Tax Benefits of Long-Term Care Insurance — Long Term Care — Presented by Lincoln Financial Group

By Russ Banham
There are significant federal tax benefits in purchasing long-term care insurance, but like everything else in life and business the devil is in the details.
Fortunately, the Health Ins...

The Wall Street Journal

The Gender Gap - Long-Term Care

Caregiving Takes a Financial Toll on Women

The Wall Street Journal

The Tough Talk - Long-Term Care

Candid Conversations About Long-Term Care