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Financial advisors Peter Mallouk, Barry Glassman and Tom Stringfellow debate future of Washington's fiduciary rule under President Trump.
An investor protection rule limiting advisor conflicts of interest is now on hold.
President Trump on Friday will take two financial-related actions, including one concerning Dodd-Frank, according to a senior White House official.
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A smart value investor buys low, then waits for the "herd" to catch up. Unfortunately, most investors tend to do the exact opposite.
Here's why it makes sense to pay off your mortgage before you retire.
In light of Dow 20,000, advisors are cautioning clients to avoid hype and stick with tried-and-true, long-term investing tactics.
Congress can improve the solvency of Social Security without forcing those who can least afford it to bear most of the burden.
As women control more of wealth, financial advisors would be wise to educate themselves on women's financial circumstances and solutions.
Trump's policy pillars are infrastructure investment and tax and regulatory reform, the most influential factors for the near term.
President-elect Trump's plans for student debt compare favorably to existing options, but it remains to be seen if they will be enacted.
Donald Trump's assertion that tax returns are uninformative got the attention of financial advisors of all political stripes.
Professionals are proceeding with caution as uncertainty swirls around Trump's ideas on estate plans.
Liquidity is one reason ETFs appeal to many, but advisors say they only make sense if vetted and employed properly.
Taking a few simple steps now, from finding professional help to gathering paperwork, can save a lot of headaches come tax-filing season.
With a little hacking, flexibility and willingness to save and invest well, a comfortable retirement is still within our grasp.
People under age 40 are seeking professional guidance on their finances — and they're willing to pay for it.
Although it's important to have insurance to protect against risk, there is a cost — not just in dollars — to carrying too much coverage.
Financial news and education site lists the top 10 financial terms of 2016, from Trumponomics and fintech to NAFTA.
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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.