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Ivory Johnson of Delancey Wealth Management explains the little-understood terms "asset allocation" and "portfolio diversification."
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With same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states, LGBT couples should look at financial issues such as estate planning and employer benefits.
Richard Coppa of Wealth Health explains that investors should weigh the risks and rewards of alternatives before allocating any funds.
Many agree that today's regime for examining the some 11,500 registered investment advisors in the U.S. is inadequate.
New research shows that while few consumers are using robo-advisors, many are interested in online automated investment advisory services.
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Older workers pondering a midlife career change should ask themselves some serious questions before giving up that existing paycheck.
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Advisor Manisha Thakor explains required minimum distributions—the amount the IRS makes retirees withdraw from tax-free savings each year.
No one likes to ponder their own demise, but there's no excuse for not having a current estate plan to ease the way for heirs and caregivers.
Tech-savvy but asset-poor, millennial investors make ideal clients for the crop of low- or no-fee online automated wealth-management firms.
A good dose of volatility gives advisors a chance to prove their worth by providing nervous investors a number of planning alternatives.
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