Recency bias, the tendency to think trends recently observed will continue, can lead investors to make poor decisions on long-term goals.» Read More
Think stock market is a casino, a Ponzi scheme and it's best to stay out? That cynicism is costing you a lot, says a financial advisor.
Complex benefits plan options from employers can leave workers unsure of how to choose. How do you know you are making the best decision?
Before making a beeline for sunnier climes, retirees should consider several important tax, cost, health-care and housing implications.
Add sharing and giving back to working hard, respecting money and learning to save as basic skills children should learn.
With higher out-of-pocket costs for health care ahead, it's time for patients to be more proactive in handling their health-care expenses.
The goal of social impact investing is to enhance risk-adjusted returns, while generating a positive social and environmental impact.
Advisors often see clients' wealth later squandered by children, but parents can in fact protect their legacy from irresponsible heirs.
More advisors are using exchange-traded funds in clients' portfolios, citing transparency and a demand for lower-cost investments.
Leftover 401(k) plans—and whether to roll over, withdraw or borrow them—puzzle unemployed people, so CNBC turned to advisors for tips.
The quality of medical care abroad varies greatly. Travelers should know where to get adequate health care in case of a medical emergency.
In 1 out of 3 couples whose marriages seem solid, one spouse is often blindsided by news the other is unfaithful with money.
It's key to figure out how to have your home paid for by the time you retire—and to do what’s necessary to make that happen.
We know the steps to take to improve our finances, yet we are a nation that remains financially unprepared and illiterate.
While bonds and interest rates have an inverse relationship, let’s be clear: Rising rates simply do not guarantee negative bond returns.
Invest new earnings in high-risk, high-growth stocks, but regular reallocation of existing savings to a mix of asset classes makes sense.
Making trades based on emotion, whether on the market or individual stocks, can be treacherous without sufficient knowledge and research.
Finding a financial advisor is the first step toward economic health, so rely on trusted recommendations, see several candidates and ask questions.
From Pez dispensers to duck decoys, passionate but savvy investors are amassing collections of offbeat and oddball items for both love and money.
Hobbyists frustrated with traditional markets and able to sit on investments for decades are turning to tangible assets, such as rare stamps.
Some investors collect classic or antique toys for fun and profit; while toys can yield returns, the trick is knowing what you're doing.
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A globe-trotting look at the world of investing, from developed Europe and Asia trends to the least-traveled frontier markets.
Money tips for millennials. Tips for making the best financial decisions during the early years of life.
Whether you're young and just getting started investing or moving closer to retirement, factoring in age will keep you ahead of the game.
The key to any good Social Security strategy is figuring out how to time claims to maximize the size of your benefit.
Stacy Francis, president and CEO of Francis Financial, explains the Consumer Price Index and how it can impact finances.
Advisors say age-based 529 plan portfolios, which ignore economic ups and downs, are too "cookie-cutter" for many parents.