Monday, June 24, 2024


Teamsters Union President Sean O’Brien is scheduled to speak at next month’s Republican National Convention, marking the first time a Teamsters president will take the podium at a GOP convention. (More)

Speaking of the GOP convention, the Secret Service has announced security plans for the Milwaukee event. Non-automatic firearms will be allowed around the perimeter, but no guns will be permitted inside the convention center. (See Details

The Winklevoss twins, billionaire co-founders of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, announced they have each donated $1 million in bitcoin to former President Donald Trump to oppose President Biden’s “war” against crypto. (More)

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new law allowing residents to shoot black bears if they perceive a threat to their lives or residences. The bill has sparked controversy among environmentalists who seek to protect the black bear population. (More)

Flying together with our sponsor

The Flyover

What Not to Do When Choosing a Financial Advisor

Hiring a financial advisor is one of those pivotal life decisions – a fork in the road that can dictate the path of your financial future for decades to come.

Research suggests people who work with a financial advisor feel more at ease about their finances and could end up with about 15% more money to spend in retirement.¹ While hiring a financial advisor can help you maximize your retirement nest-egg, there are some potential pitfalls you should be aware of before you choose who to hire. Check out the 6 things not to do when selecting an advisor. See the list.

SmartAsset’s free quiz can help you avoid some of the common mistakes in looking for an advisor. Answer a few questions and get matched with up to 3 financial advisors, each legally bound to work in your best interest. It’s never too late to plan to work toward a comfortable retirement.

Get your financial advisor matches today.

1. “Journal of Retirement Study Winter” (2020). The projections or other information regarding the likelihood of various investment outcomes are hypothetical in nature, do not reflect actual investment results, and are not guarantees of your future results. Please follow the link to see the methodologies employed in the Journal of Retirement study.


Scottie Scheffler won the PGA Travelers Championship in a playoff Sunday, despite climate protestors disrupting the match by running onto the 18th green with smoke bombs. The protestors were detained by police. (See Video)

➤ The Florida Panthers face off against the Edmonton Oilers tonight in the final game of the Stanley Cup championship. If the Oilers win, they’ll be only the second team ever to come back from a 3-0 deficit in the Stanley Cup Finals. (More)

➤ A walk-off pitch clock violation occurred for the first time in baseball history Saturday. With a tie game, a full count, and the bases loaded, Nationals closer Kyle Finnegan delivered the pitch one second too late, resulting in an automatic ball that brought home the winning run for the Rockies. (See Video)

➤ Thomas Heilman, a 17-year-old U.S. swimmer, broke Michael Phelps’s 17-18 division 100-meter butterfly record that had stood for two decades. Heilman is now the youngest male swimmer to qualify for the Olympics since Phelps did in 2000. (More

➤ Yesterday’s results: MLB | WNBA | PGA | LPGA| NASCAR


➤ Regulators found flaws in Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and Goldman Sachs’ plans for unwinding their businesses in the event of a financial emergency, which could impede their ability to manage bankruptcy without taxpayer support. (More)

Fashion retailer Forever 21 is asking landlords for up to 30% rent reductions to stabilize its finances amid economic challenges. (See Details)

Target is introducing an artificial intelligence companion tool for employees to provide real-time information on stock, product locations, and task lists. (More)

Flying together with our sponsor

Annuity vs. 401(k): Which Can Be Better for Retirement?

Annuities and 401(k) plans are popular retirement savings vehicles. While similar in some ways, they also have important differences. Check out the pros and cons of each as you consider the approach for you. Learn more.

Consulting a financial advisor could help you determine a plan that factors your assets and taxes into your overall retirement goals. Try SmartAsset’s no-cost tool to get matched with up to 3 vetted financial advisors serving your area. It’s never too late to plan to work toward a comfortable retirement.

Get your financial advisor matches today.

Science & Technology

➤ SpaceX has launched the $599 Starlink Mini, a compact, backpack-sized version of its satellite internet service. Some are complaining that the price is too high. (See Details)

The premiere of “The Last Screenwriter,” a film written entirely by AI, was canceled in London following public backlash over concerns about AI replacing human writers. (More)

➤ Moderate coffee drinking may reduce the risk of death associated with a sedentary lifestyle, according to a recent study. (More)

Flying together with our sponsor

 Scientists at Chicago’s Weinberg College have unveiled how memory cells work and how to reverse Alzheimer’s with simple 3-minute daily exercises. Even severe cases can benefit. Big pharma wants this video banned—watch now to see how you can reclaim your memory without drugs or supplements!

The Rotator
Monday Manifest

➤ Ukrainian officials say they destroyed a Russian drone base near Krasnodar on Friday night, causing significant damage and casualties. A U.S.-based satellite-imaging company documented the destruction. (See Images)

➤ Over 1,300 pilgrims died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, due to extreme temperatures reaching up to 124 degrees. (See Details)

➤ A hugely popular Bollywood actor, Darshan “D Boss” Thoogudeepa, has been arrested in connection with the murder of a fan who allegedly made derogatory comments against his girlfriend on social media. (See Photos)

Flying together with our sponsor

Peeps™ are a revolutionary new way to get spotless lenses. They clean perfectly every time and are trusted by leading Optometrists worldwide. Keep your glasses crystal clear, no cloth required! (See it Here)

Et Cetera

➤ A 71-year-old woman made history as the oldest contestant to compete in the Miss Texas USA pageant after The Miss Universe organization removed the age limit from its rules. (See Photo)

 A Maryland thrift store shopper bought an “old-looking vase” for $3.99, which later turned out to be a valuable Mayan artifact. It was returned to Mexico, where it will be displayed in a museum. (Watch Video)

A group of campers saved a raccoon choking on a slice of cheese by performing the Heimlich maneuver in a dramatic rescue caught on video. (Watch Video)

Flying together with our sponsor

Hear like never before. Yes, the Atom hearing aid is comfortable. Yes, it’s almost invisible. Yes, it lasts all day on a single charge. But most importantly, Audien Atom works.

Poll Position

Have you ever had a celebrity encounter?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Sunday’s Results:

Do you like your middle name?

  1. Yes: 78.8%
  2. No: 30.2%

Quote BoxDaily Quote


“Instead of fleeing the store, she stopped to render aid in one of the most selfless acts I’ve ever seen.”

Arkansas State Police Director Mike Hagar, on the death of Callie Weems, a nurse, during the grocery store shooting in Arkansas.

TriviaToday’s Trivia

What’s the most expensive human-made object?

Show me the answer


Join the Flyover

Facebook Icon Instagram Icon Twitter Icon LinkedIn Icon