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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.
Investors in their 30s are prone to missteps that can derail long-term savings plans, such as funneling too much money into homes and 401(k) plans.
Faced with debts, expenses and low income, some Gen Y workers put off financial planning for retirement, but it's best to save earlier and smarter.
Many put off retirement health-care plans, but most cost and care worries are addressed by healthy living, dialogue and financial advice.
Converting traditional IRA or 401(k) savings to Roth IRAs burdens people who plan to retire in no-income-tax states with unnecessary state taxes.
A 401(k) plan is the main source of retirement for many workers and yet plans are often ignored and not reviewed.
Before surrendering an annuity, investors need to make sure they understand the consequences of these complex investment products.
Getting a handle on weekly cash flow will likely have more of an impact on someone’s life than any other aspect of personal financial planning.
While the last few months of the year are all about holidays and family, it's also a great time for individuals to get their tax planning into place.
Don't avoid "The Talk" at the Thanksgiving table if your family has unresolved financial issues.
Whether it's money you were banking on or a pleasant surprise, an inheritance is a gift that should not be frittered away. Here are ways to make the most of a bequest.
When young adults are starting to build a financial plan for their life, one of the hardest things to figure out is what to ask a financial advisor.
One of the biggest fears baby boomers have is that they'll outlive retirement savings. Three advisors offer their guidance on how to plan wisely.
Financial advisors agree that the earlier clients begin their 2014 tax planning, the more opportunities they may have to slash tax liabilities.
Members of the CNBC Digital Financial Advisor Council share the top three concerns that they—and their investor clients—have as we ring out 2013.
'Tis the spending season: Certified financial planner Brittney Castro offers five tips on how to save on those budget-busting annual holiday expenses.
As 2014 nears, financial advisors stress clients should minimize tax bite and hedge against market downturns and cyberattacks.
How can you make sure you have enough money to retire? For people in their 40s and 50s, that's a main question. Top advisors have the answers.
Because pre-retiree investors are accustomed to years of overspending, many may not be able to entirely curb those habits as they enter retirement.
From the age we begin working, many of us live a spendthrift lifestyle that can't be maintained after we retire.
U.S. investors are not likely to be heavily impacted, long term, by tensions in Ukraine and Russia.
Investors are concerned about rising rates and its effect on portfolios. One advisor details how to be prepared.