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Before buying, investors should do a little legwork to determine which kinds of luxury purchases are likely to appreciate in value.
Pensions are a thing of the past, so millennial workers must plan and save for their own retirements, but technology can step in and help.
Despite massive inflows into passive investments, managed mutual funds may have a place in the average investor's portfolio.
Rich Coppa, managing director of Wealth Health, explains expense ratio, the cost of operating and investing in a fund such as a mutual fund.
No advisor compensation model is perfect, and all pose conflicts of interest investors need to be aware of and advisors need to manage.
From dividends to maturity dates, test your knowledge of financial terminology and practices with these 5 questions.
Socially responsible investing has caught on broadly and now accounts for nearly one-fifth of the money under professional management.
The cornerstone of any Social Security strategy is figuring out how to time claims to maximize the size of your eventual benefits.
Stacy Francis, president and CEO of Francis Financial, explains the Consumer Price Index and how it can impact investors' financial futures.
Some advisors say age-based 529 plan portfolios, which ignore economic ups and downs, are too "cookie-cutter" for many parents' needs.
Target-date funds are an improvement on money market funds as retirement vehicles, but investors might do better on their own, say advisors.
A new survey from CareerCast.com finds that 6 of the 10 top-paying jobs are in health care-related fields.
Gauge your financial savviness by answering 5 quick questions on investments, debt, interest and more.
A new Charles Schwab survey finds 73 percent of people would rather have their 401(k) balance grow 15 percent this year than lose 15 pounds.
From duck decoys to limited-edition sneakers, offbeat collectibles attract investors who crave tangible assets that appreciate in value.
Financial advisors sometimes have to tell clients their retirement plan simply doesn't add up. The good news is there are solutions.
Geri Pell of Pell Wealth Partners discusses how rational investors can make irrational decisions due to emotion, experiences and upbringing.
Amid market volatility, members of CNBC's Financial Advisor Council are reassuring clients and the message is to "keep calm and carry on."
Research reveals millennials are wary of stock markets, so financial advisors are trying new ways to court and counsel 20-something clients.
It's a good idea to familiarize yourself with Social Security's ins and outs. Take this quiz to see where your Social Security IQ stands.
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Won Powerball? Here are 10 tongue-in-cheek suggestions for what to do after meeting with a financial planner.
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Millennials starting careers will succeeed in a series of incremental decisions and actions that set careers in motion.