Sarah O'Brien is a business writer who specializes in personal finance, real estate and corporate finance.
Taking time to understand key aspects of tax-deferred 401(k) retirement plans can help you make smarter decisions for building a nest egg.
With market volatility looming, investors should make sure passive options such as exchange-traded funds are where they want to park money.
Financial advisors say that before you buy ETFs, it's important to grasp their nuances, because they are far from risk-free.
Liquidity is one reason ETFs appeal to many, but advisors say they only make sense if vetted and employed properly.
From managing capital gains to charitable giving, there's a range of strategies to reduce the amount you fork over to the government.
Many investors think that all bond investments are risk-free. The truth is a lot more complicated, say financial advisors.
People saddled with different types of debt struggle to pare down their balances in the most strategic way, but financial advisors can help.
Advisors say building a passive investment portfolio involves more than simply plowing cash into one passively managed fund.
Exchange-traded funds may be 'cool' among young investors, but advisors warn that they should be vetted as thoroughly as any mutual fund.
Financial advisors warn that near-certain high medical costs should be a key line item in any investor's retirement plan.