Anna Robaton is an experienced business journalist, with expertise in mutual funds, real estate, personal finance and health care.
Here's a year-end to-do list for those who had major life changes in 2016, from first-time parenthood to retirement.
Nearly 18 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014. Here are a few steps you can take to protect yourself.
The coming transfer of $30 trillion in assets from baby boomers to their heirs is creating challenges for clients and advisors alike.
Tax-related scams peak during filing season but are a constant threat, cheating individuals and the government out of millions of dollars.
During the holidays, it can be tempting to put off financial decisions, but taking certain steps now may well be worth the effort.
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.