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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.
If people age 30-plus can't affirmatively answer these questions about earning, saving and spending, their financial plans need attention.
When setting up a special needs trust for a loved one, it's important to consider costs, type of trust and choice of trustee and caretaker.
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Up to a third of savers have cashed out a retirement plan. Financial advisors share worst-case scenarios they have witnessed.
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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.
With many people living 30 years after retiring, ensuring you don't outlive your nest egg requires self-introspection and number-crunching.
Money managers keep an eye on unloved companies, and Catherine Wood of ARK Invest and Christopher Retzler of Needham Fund are no exception.
Moving from riskier to safer investments as you age remains a valid approach, but modern lifestyle changes require some tweaking over time.
While estate planning is often associated with the wealthy, financial advisors say most Americans can benefit from it.
Actively managed mutual funds may no longer be the best way to gain exposure to equities and fixed-income asset classes.
Professional designations abound, and investors expect to see them listed after a financial advisor's name. But what do they really mean?
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Incomplete gift non-grantor trusts can shift tax exposure out of high-tax states to those with no state income tax.
Nothing appeals more to investors than being able to invest like big endowment funds, investment banks and hedge funds dominating markets.
Get ready to pay more to borrow. When it comes to economics, certainty is usually elusive, but in the case of the expected decision by the Federal Reserve to raise short-term interest rates by a quarter-point on Wednesday, the impact on consumers is clear. ''It will be a direct pass-through to credit card holders,'' said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst with...
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Managing risk across clients' life spans, advisors observe common mind-sets and associated risks in each decade.