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Burned by the Great Recession, investors still play it safe, but advisors say hesitancy to invest for growth hurts the size of nest eggs.
Investors planning to buy a mutual fund in a taxable account by the end of the year can get stuck paying taxes on gains they didn't earn.
The rubber's hitting the road for baby boomers nearing retirement, who must convert nest eggs into a stream of income they won't outlive.
Accelerating deductions, harvesting losses and timing investment income can help taxpayers lower the 2014 tax bite from Uncle Sam.
Regular reallocation of portfolio savings among asset classes is not only wise but critical to managing risk, say financial advisors.
Popular for maximizing after-tax returns, harvesting losses to offset capital gains also comes with some pretty sizable downside risks.
Social Security is a crucial part of retirement planning so financial advisors are helping retirees choose the right age to claim benefits and break even.
Financial advisors caution clients in or planning for retirement to budget, spend and save with discipline to avoid going bust and outliving savings.
The dreaded budget is still the best way to control spending and set realistic savings goals, say financial advisors.
Advisors urge reluctant clients to rebalance portfolios away from stocks before the new year, in the interest of diversification.
While a growing number of Americans have a retirement account, most are still woefully unprepared for their golden years, experts say.
Financial experts offer taxpayers some helpful tips that should minimize their tax bite when April 15 rolls around.