It's never too early or too late to save for retirement. Here's a decade-by-decade checklist of investment to-dos to keep you on track.» Read More
Many parents 'set and forget' their 529 college savings plans, but financial planners advise keeping an eye on such investments as kids age.
Financial gifts to charity can create retirement income streams, transfer wealth and provide valuable tax benefits for donors and heirs.
Hardeep Walia, founder and CEO of Motif Investing, explains the pros and cons of corporate stock buybacks from an investor perspective.
Parents can expect to spend nearly a quarter million dollars to raise a child to age 18, according to research by the federal government.
Many consider municipal bonds a safe bet, but it's key to understand the different types of munis and the ability of an issuer to pay.
Should homeowners pay off a mortgage early if they're able? Financial advisors weigh in on the pros and cons of owning your home outright.
Retirement is the big financial finish line, but many clients don't know what they want to do when they get there. Advisors are helping out.
A look at five infamous family financial feuds where notables were either accused of gold digging or suffered scam attempts themselves.
Many financial advisors claim to offer 'customized' portfolio services, but most don't have the resources to truly deliver on the promise.
Ivory Johnson of Delancey Wealth Management explains the little-understood terms "asset allocation" and "portfolio diversification."
As Americans live longer and amass debt well into retirement, more heirs find themselves having to untangle outstanding credit obligations.
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.
One-third of rich families' heirs are at risk, according to a CNBC survey, because they do not have a financial advisor–crafted estate plan.
These 10 wealthy well-knowns have amassed world-famous fortunes but expect their children to make their own ways in the world.
The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, but gay couples still have a host of financial issues, new and old, to consider.
Recruiters and hiring managers rely heavily on social media sites for prospective employees. Do you know which are known as the Big Three?
Older workers pondering a midlife career change should ask themselves some serious questions before giving up that existing paycheck.
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It's never too early or late to save for retirement. A decade-by-decade checklist of investment to-dos for all ages.
A survey found the rich wonder if an inheritance might stifle kids' drive, how much to leave and whether to discuss it.
Advisor Mark Cortazzo explains alpha and beta, risk ratio terms used to calculate, compare and predict returns.