Due to a longer life expectancy, Americans need more retirement income than past generations. Here are four ways to fortify your nest egg.» Read More
CNBC Digital Financial Advisors Council member Tim Maurer shares 10 tips advisors can use to differentiate themselves from the competition.
Advisors are fielding more client calls than ever as markets soar, the Fed ponders a rate rise and health costs continue to escalate.
The growth of robo-advisors has forced traditional advisor firms to strategize and rethink the services and value they provide to clients.
In a world of instant gratification, it's important to learn to save and manage money. Here are 20 novel ways to save and build a nest egg.
Changing careers can be daunting. CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks to career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine about how and whether to do it.
Traditional financial advisors and new automated robo-advisor competition differ in price, services, approach and degree of personalization.
A look at the many ways financial advisors are incorporating insurance expertise into the services they offer clientele.
While many retirees opt to downsize their home to save money, a move should also be about location and quality of life, say experts.
Automated, algorithm-based robo-advisor portfolio managers are gaining a foothold with some traditional financial advisory firms.
Income from corporate and risky jobs can yo-yo like stocks, while paychecks from tenured or government jobs behave more like bonds.
An airtight estate plan takes the guesswork out of who gets what when you die and delineates your wishes for end-of-life medical decisions.
Bad decisions can undermine a lifetime's worth of financial planning. Here's a look at five of the worst mistakes retirees often make.
Entrepreneurs in love with the idea of launching their own business need to get level-headed and follow three simple tips for success.
The government has appointed Comerica as administrator for President Obama's myRA savings scheme but no private employers have signed up.
Thanks to low interest rates, refinancing student loans can be a solid strategy for managing personal debt. Just know the key questions to ask.
Financial services firm Edward Jones found 45 percent of workers are not saving for retirement, with young people the worst offenders.
How you distribute assets to a special needs beneficiary impacts not only eligibility for government benefits but also quality of life.
A look at the 10 most common investment scams, from Ponzi/pyramid schemes and life settlements to potentially shady annuities sales.
As more baby boomers age, some financial advisors are starting to specialize in doling out advice on maximizing Social Security benefits.
Employers expect to boost hiring of recent college grads this year, but students currently on the hunt may have missed their shot.
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Americans worry they will outlive their retirement savings; here are four ways to fortify a nest egg before retirement.
It's reasonable to want to help adult children financially, but doing so can endanger your own retirement, say advisors.
The oldest boomers turn 69 this year, yet many are still working and have no plans to retire.