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
Traditional financial advisors and new automated robo-advisor competition differ in price, services, approach and degree of personalization.
While many retirees opt to downsize their home to save money, a move should also be about location and quality of life, say experts.
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.
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.
It's wise to ask whether the 4 percent withdrawal rule is valid. The answer depends on asset allocation, time horizon and portfolio costs.
The sandwich generation, in their 40s and 50s, is overwhelmed by competing obligations, having to care for both kids and aging parents.
Whether retirees relocate for lifestyle or finance, they should blend life goals into spending plans—the best way to achieve true wealth.
Few have the time, knowledge and luck to beat the market. Instead, sell in a systematic, disciplined way to stay properly diversified.
With interest rates possibly set to rise, here are four steps—from portfolio reallocation to bond evaluation—that investors should consider.
You can take control of your student loan debt and tame the antics of debt collectors in 6 simple steps, writes credit expert Diana Nichols.
Everyone has secrets, but when they are major financial non-disclosures kept private from advisors, they can have serious consequences.
The retirement savings system is broken; it's time to decouple 401(k) plans from employers and free Americans to invest as they see fit.
Financial advisors sometimes find themselves talking even the most intelligent and organized clients off of crazy financial cliffs.
Warren Buffett is leaving his billions to charity, and many boomers are following suit to avoid turning their kids into rich loafers.
Observers say robo-advisors—yet to attract many assets—have failed to show why they're a better alternative to human advice.
Effective savings strategies and a healthy lifestyle can help create a cushion in your retirement nest egg for future health-care needs.
President Obama supports holding more financial advisors to a fiduciary standard. Should brokers be subject to that "higher" standard?
Career coaches help with everything from creating a social media presence to issues such as improving work-life balance.
A PR plan is essential for growth, but a new study found only 32 percent of advisors have a position dedicated to marketing.
Americans worry they will outlive their retirement savings; here are four ways to fortify a nest egg before retirement.
CNBC’s first-ever exclusive survey of Americans with $1 Million or more in investable assets.
For Small Business Week, CNBC goes coast-to-coast and out onto Main Street with business owners powering the US economy.
Whether you're young and just getting started investing or moving closer to retirement, factoring in age will keep you ahead of the game.