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Many choose to hire a caregiver through a geriatric care manager, or GCM, or by finding someone on their own.
CNBC Senior Editor Jim Pavia explains why every American should have a financial advisor to help chart a course for financial security.
Almost one million students in community colleges across the country lack access to low cost federal loans.
Leftover 401(k) plans—and whether to roll over, withdraw or borrow them—puzzle unemployed people, so CNBC turned to advisors for tips.
Upon his 30th birthday, Prince Harry will receive an inheritance of about $24 million from a trust fund set up by his late mother, Princess Diana.
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Regulators are spotting abuse as companies shift away from traditional targets to zero in on student loans. The New York Times reports.
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Women, more likely to end up widowed, must contend with how to manage a portfolio for one. Interference from the grave can get in the way.
In a new international study of teens' financial literacy skills, the U.S. isn't even close to being at the top.
About 7 percent of the US population are shopaholics addicted to debt. Here's a guide to know if you are one of them and how to get help.
The "Pay As You Earn" plan caps payments at 10 percent of their income, and the balance will be forgiven after 20 years of on-time payments.
Maybe it's optimism about the economy, or maybe it's despair at rising tuition, but more parents want kids to cover the bulk of college costs.
Members of the military face challenges every day. Beyond the obvious, they also contend with unique financial hurdles.
Shoppers who discover they've overpaid may have more recourse to get a fair price—or better.
Beginning this week, you can buy insurance within your 401(k) or IRA that will help protect you against living too long and running out of money.
A change in tax rules will make it possible for workers to buy a type of annuity often called longevity insurance inside their retirement plans. NYT.
Read on to learn more about tax breaks for life's big events.
People fret about retirement issues. But do they worry about the right ones?
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