Anna Robaton is an experienced business journalist, with expertise in mutual funds, real estate, personal finance and health care.
ETFs are tax-efficient and have low annual fees, cost advantages that give them a leg up with investors in today's low-yield environment.
With baby boomers warming to reverse mortgages, regulators are debuting rules that shore up the government-backed loan program.
Given high health costs in retirement, some workers are better off saving via workplace health savings accounts rather than 401(k) plans.
Special-needs trusts in estate plans help parents pass on assets to a disabled child without jeopardizing government benefits.
Many small-business owners avoid succession planning, but tackling big issues now can pay off later.