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The U.S faces a crisis as baby boomers head into retirement, partly as a result of the inequality of employees' retirement savings vehicles.
Proper financial planning has the power to transform your life, so be prepared to invest the time and energy to find the best advisor.
The top advice retirees would give to younger workers: Start saving now for retirement in order to max out compounded-interest gains.
Scammers are exploiting fears over the Heartbleed bug, so purported security fixes might be ploys to get consumer financial information.
A lack of insurance literacy could result in a costly surprise when it comes time to make a claim. Here are some common oversights to be aware of.
With health-care costs a major concern in retirement, financial advisors can help clients understand Medicare coverage and anticipate expenses.
One of the top ranked financial advisors in the country says media hype can sabotage your retirement, here's how you can protect your savings.
Financial companies are churning out endless studies about millennials and money, but here's the truth: There's more confusion than consensus.
Human capital can be volatile, with people in steady careers being more bondlike and those in riskier professions acting like stocks.
Many baby boomers on the verge of retirement are facing nest-egg shortfalls and, given today's housing market, some might be considering downsizing.
Retirement plans have been rewritten by behavioral finance in the past decade, but that's just the start of what's cooking in the 401k test lab.
While savings in this country is dismal, there is hope because 87 percent of CNBC readers polled said they would save money if they got a windfall.
Divorces are usually difficult and emotional, but preparation, organization and use of a certified divorce financial analyst can reduce stress levels.
All generations of pre-retirees are facing some level of savings shortfall, but there are steps anyone can take to help build their 401(k).
From the age we begin working, many of us create a spendthrift lifestyle that can't be maintained after retirement.
Emotional stress often follows financial windfall, making careful planning and investing essential to surviving sudden monetary gain.
The post-retirement switch from wealth accumulation to living off of savings poses challenges for retirees looking to not outlive their savings.
Your 50s are an optimum time to boost retirement savings, thanks to higher disposable income, pay and tax-deferred contribution limits.
The newly created myRA retirement plan will prove to be a bloated bureaucratic mess, predicts financial advisor Scott Hanson.
Financial advisors note that mature and insightful investors in their 40s still have time to build significant retirement savings.
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Advisors say it's time to get serious about year-end financial plans, like taxes and portfolio re-balancing.
With the world becoming more interconnected, it’s getting harder to anticipate and manage global risks. We take a look at some of the biggest risks and ways to mitigate them.
From family-run companies to public companies with family ownership, we tackle challenges and rewards facing family businesses.
The Internal Revenue Service expanded dollar limitations for some pension plans based on cost-of-living adjustments.
It’s never too early to involve your children in money matters.
Workers often roll existing 401(k) funds into new IRAs, but there are at least 4 scenarios where doing so could be a mistake.