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Prenuptial agreements are common among the financial elite. Divorce settlements can be astronomical. But in some cases, prenups may make sense for the 99 percent.
While saving on your own takes some serious discipline, even small amounts can add up over time.
You don't have to be Rupert Murdoch or his wife, Wendi Deng, to know that divorce can require as much preparation as a military campaign.
Google is your best friend when it comes to catching a financial advisor with dreams of pulling off a Ponzi scheme before they make off with your money.
More upbeat about their prospects, Boomers are reshaping traditional notions of how the golden years should be lived.
If the only time you hear your advisor's voice is on their answering machine, or they're unresponsive to email, find someone else who makes time for you.
The recent turmoil in the bond markets and performance dip in higher-risk bond funds is a chance for investors to reevaluate their investment approach with their financial advisor.
Despite a proliferation of games and apps, and efforts by schools to teach the subject, financial literacy declined between 2009 and 2012, a survey shows.
Millennials are inheriting wealth at a greater rate than the two previous generations. The good news is they may be better suited to it than their parents or grandparents.
Whatever the fixes to the fiscal cliff mean to your wallet, the start of a new year is a great time to take your financial future into your own hands.
Web-based portfolio-management tools combine powerful analytics with flat fees. But is that enough to move private investors online?
Consumer advocates are concerned that fiduciary standard rules won't be strong enough to protect consumers, while registered advisors fear that complex rules will favor bigger firms.
Each of the three different advisor models creates different incentives, which is why it pays to understand them when selecting your financial planner. Be selective.
Consumers would do well to follow these financial survival skills, according to Eleanor Blayney, consumer advocate for the CFP Board.
America's student loan debt has hit a new record. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the real cost of college and provides a look at some of the ugly numbers.
Online financial start-ups offer low-cost guidance based on an investor’s age and risk tolerance.
To choose the right financial professional to help you manage your portfolio, you need to understand the different services they offer.
New studies show young adults are saving more, and Douglas McIntyre, 24/7 Wall Street; Manisha Thakor, MoneyZen Wealth Management; and Terry Duffy, CME Group Executive Chairman, discuss whether this could help or hurt our consumer-driven economy.
For financial advice, take the focus off the factors we can't control and move it to the things we can. It requires robust communication and periodic reassessment, according to Marilyn Capelli Dimitroff of Capelli Financial Services.
There are really no problem clients so much as there are clients in problematic situations, says adviser Dan Mathews of Stepp and Rothwell.
How financial advisors help clients worried about the impact of a rise in interest rates on fixed-income portfolios.
To kick off our year-long anniversary, we created a list of top leaders, icons and rebels.
Go inside the new technologies, evolving markets and tricky geopolitics influencing the world's growing energy needs.
With interest rates apparently rising, CNBC takes a look at record-high rates from around the world in past decades.
ETFs enjoy record inflows and popularity as vehicles for higher yields and downside protection in a bond bear market.
There is hope on the saving front, as 87 percent of CNBC readers polled said they would save money if they got a windfall.