Andrew Osterland is a business writer, specializing in personal finance and taxes.
Professionals are proceeding with caution as uncertainty swirls around Trump's ideas on estate plans.
The game has changed for investors in high-yield dividend-paying stocks. They no longer have the wind at their backs.
Divorce has huge financial implications. Here are five key things to keep in mind if you reach this crossroad.
Despite hope that Trump will scrap the DOL's new fiduciary rule, the investment industry for now must proceed with implementation.
Many don't take full advantage of 401(k) accounts, making mistakes such as failing to enroll in a workplace plan offering a company match.
The November election outcome could trigger renewed volatility in financial markets, but should investors bother to do anything about it?
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.
Oil, Treasurys, currencies, stock indexes ... If you speculate on asset price movements with futures contracts, you can lose money quickly.
An option to sell specific stock and bond market segments can cover some or all of your investment portfolio risk.
Moving from riskier to safer investments as you age remains a valid approach, but modern lifestyle changes require some tweaking over time.