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The competitiveness of your local economy and quality of its real estate market impact your wealth and your investment portfolio.
Consumers who use a financial advisor as their intermediary can avoid the most common estate-planning and last will and testament errors.
Despite being well educated, earning more money and controlling more wealth, many women fail to adequately plan and save for retirement.
Half of Gen Xers and a third of baby boomers support kids and elderly parents, putting their own budgets and retirement plans in peril.
Divorce negotiations can quickly turn sour without sound legal and financial advice regarding the splitting or liquidation of assets.
The gap is growing between Americans' life insurance coverage and the amount they say they need. Here's how to tell if you have enough.
Financial advisors are doubling as lifestyle transition specialists to help long-lived clients maximize wealth and happiness in retirement.
Parents of special needs kids should draft trusts and select caregivers and beneficiaries carefully, with expert help.
Of the 150 largest U.S. cities WalletHub ranked, here are the 5 best—and 5 worst—places for a college grad to move in search of a career.
Military families need to be extra smart when it comes to financial planning, such as securing benefits long before departing the service.
Between student-loan debt and coming of age during the financial crisis, millennials have a big problem with their retirement planning.
From social networking profiles to online bank accounts, it is essential to plan what will happen to your virtual life once you are gone.
Married same-sex couples are recognized by the federal government and some states, but couples still must watch for pitfalls.
Whether you win a lottery or get picked in the NFL draft, careful planning is required to avoid going bankrupt, as do most suddenly rich.
A primer on credit scores, which determine consumer access to money in the form of interest rates, savings and access to jobs and housing.
Men are overconfident and women too timid. Or so go the clichés about gender and investing. Here's the truth and how it can help you plan finances.
Collaborative divorce, in which divorcees negotiate outside of court with help from neutral professionals, can ease much of the trauma of separating.
The final stage of recovery for a widow—transformation—is a time of fulfillment, when she is ready for more advanced wealth-management issues.
Moving past grief into growth, widows must take charge of finances, updating their own estates and making decisions better suited to their new status.
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