Some 15 percent of so-called sandwich generation adults in their 40s and 50s are financially supporting both an aging parent and a child.» Read More
Potential mistakes threatening successful retirements are many and fall into psychological and financial categories, say financial advisors.
Whether bestowing assets now or leaving them to heirs, trusts with well-planned terms ensure money isn't lost or wasted by beneficiaries.
The "golden years" could be pretty rocky for one in four Americans, and roughly a third of young "Millennials", if they don't sock away some cash.
With many boomers facing retirement-saving shortfalls, the time to sell beloved collectibles may be right now, while the markets are hot.
Government statistics project 70 percent of Americans over age 65 will eventually need long-term care, but most people aren't prepared.
Age-based investing has become an efficient concept to sell investments, but it's also full of myths that fall short of meeting true investor needs.
Many families, with skewed perceptions of cost, are flummoxed about how much to save for college and how to navigate the world of financial aid.
Retirees face the challenge of generating and maintaining the income they need in retirement but a solution called "reverse engineering" can help.
Second only to mortgages as the largest form of debt, student loans affect nearly 40 million Americans, many of whom may never recover financially.
Student loans are the fastest-growing form of consumer debt in America, spurring some graduates to tackle their loans by investing.
20-somethings may regard financial planning as premature, but there are strategies millennials can implement regardless of debt or income level.
Sandwiched between kids and aging parents, early 'pre-retirees' between 45 and 54 are showing acute signs of investment stress.
Vanguard closed some funds made to manage income. Fidelity’s version is no more popular. Yet income is the biggest issue for retirees.
While target-date funds may make long-term investing easy, the products themselves are anything but simple. Experts weigh in on the pros and cons.
CNBC's ETF Model Retirement Portfolios make some key changes: Bernanke taper talk takes a toll; gold and bonds are dogs; out with Chinese lending and in with Japanese economics.
Volatility has spiked 35 percent over the past month. CNBC's Bob Pisani has advice for your retirement portfolio.
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Naming the wrong people on the beneficiary form or failing to update financial documents can create a real mess for your heirs.
Advisors focused on Gen X and Y clients are blazing trails, creating new fee and service models to serve this large demographic.
Higher tax burdens have many wealthy Americans taking a greater interest in charitable-giving vehicles that offer tax relief.
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