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During the holidays, it can be tempting to put off financial decisions, but taking certain steps now may well be worth the effort.
Why do people take bad financial advice from their friends and family? Because hearsay is easier than reality, say financial advisors.
Celebrity investor Kevin O'Leary warns that putting all your eggs into one investment basket is the dumbest decision people can make.
Choosing your money manager should be based on diligent research, so don't fall for the siren songs of unqualified would-be advisors.
The greatest risk to your clients' account information is on the inside. Identify your vulnerabilities and safeguard your systems.
Retirees' search for safe income is leading to some new and risky products. Get ready to do your homework and ask questions.
A 2011 Pew Research study found 35 percent of Gen Xers believed they will get no income from Social Security. They're wrong, and here's why.
Some advisors now think consumers can improve their financial standing by factoring home equity into a comprehensive retirement income plan.
CNBC.com and Citywire teamed up to rank the top 20 female portfolio managers worldwide and found they measure up to their male counterparts.
Commodities offer portfolio diversification benefits, but investors must look at overall market factors to determine when to buy and sell.
Financial advisors warn that near-certain high medical costs should be a key line item in any investor's retirement plan.
Financial advisors say that most of their clients are confused about the ins and outs and associated costs of credit.
From comic books and coins to wine and racehorses, investors are turning their private passions into profits.
Wall Street gurus favor dividend-paying stocks for their steady returns. For most Americans, they remain among the surest paths to wealth.
Angela Silverstein made $13,000 in 5 minutes, tax-free, no risk. You may be able to also. How? State-level unclaimed fund offices.
Getting a tax deduction makes giving to charity a little more rewarding. However, people don't always get deductions they're entitled to.
Donald Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci does not speak for "real" financial advisors when he compares the new DOL fiduciary rule to slavery.
Several strange Social Security "criminal" regulations often bar Americans convicted of serious crimes from accessing retirement benefits.
There are ways to shore up Social Security but none will garner either candidate more votes, so I'd be surprised to see them addressed.
Financial advisor Sophia Bera, founder of Gen Y Planning, discusses 3 key moves millennials can make to ensure a bright financial future.
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