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Millennials need to be careful when family and friends offer financial pointers, as times and strategies have changed.
Banks have never lacked for scandal, but the Wells Fargo scandal is different in one very important way — especially for financial advisors.
Like golf, investing and personal finance can be an elusive challenge for many people, but it doesn't have to be. Here are a few guidelines.
Financial advisor Sophia Bera says there are 3 mistakes Gen Y clients must avoid in order to ensure a secure financial future.
Managing cash flow in retirement is a lot like managing water resources. A solid plan can ensure you have money, even in times of drought.
The SEC issued guidance addressing-registered investment advisors that employ individuals with disciplinary histories.
With financial advisor fees, out of sight means out of mind as far as Americans are concerned, and the industry is in no rush to change.
Three-quarters of Americans don't know what 529 plans are, but even those in the know have misconceptions about these college savings plans.
A lot of the stuff we hear about money from other people is dead wrong. Or, it doesn't apply when you consider all of the facts.
Umbrella liability insurance is crucial for anyone looking to protect assets and nest eggs from lawsuits and litigious fortune hunters.
With commitment and patience, financial advisors say there are ways to repair your financial situation and up your credit score.
Who's responsible for any debt left behind by your loved ones? That depends on the type of debt, but the answer usually is: Not you.
Taxpayers who attest to honestly missing the IRS' 60-day limit for tax-free 401(k) and IRA rollovers can now qualify for a waiver.
Decisions by Medicare and Social Security boards of trustees may mean the average retiree's Social Security benefit will start taking a hit.
Many Americans don't stay tax-compliant while living abroad, but this choice is becoming increasingly risky, for five very good reasons.
Comedian John Oliver ranted about advisors' fiduciary obligations. The DOL gave it a shot; now it's the SEC's turn to step up to the plate.
From comic books and coins to wine and racehorses, investors are turning their private passions into profits.
Wall Street gurus favor dividend-paying stocks for steady returns. They remain among the surest paths to wealth.
New Yorker Angela Silverstein made $13,000 in 5 minutes, tax-free. You may be able to also, with zero risk — really.
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Financial advisors stress that now is the time for investors to get serious about year-end financial planning checkup.
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