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  • Rebalance like big pension funds?

    UBS says large pension funds are expected to take billions out of stocks. Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington, offers investment advice.

  • Patterson: Keep bond exposure at minimum

    Investors remain cautious after the Fed announced it is keeping its bond buying program intact. Rebecca Patterson of Bessemer Trust offers trading strategies.

  • The U.S. economy is likely to grow a bit more quickly next year, but don't look for big changes in the pace of new hiring.

  • Federal Reserve Building

    The slowing growth in prices has further emboldened the Fed to maintain its bond buying.

  • Fast Adviser: Best Long-Term Investing Ideas

    Michael Farr, president and majority owner of Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC, explains how to invest for retirement in the next 10 years.

  • An Under-the-Radar Portfolio Pick: Pro

    Investors should have about two years worth of those core living expenses in liquidity to get through long-term volatility in markets and to make sure they don't sell at a bad time.

  • Farr's Top Two Defensive Stocks

    It's time to get defensive, and two companies offer robust opportunities, Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington says.

  • Twenty-somethings must invest early and often because there may be no safety net when they need it, CNBC guest contributor Michael K. Farr says.

  • Fast Adviser: Best Ways to Alter Exposure

    Dividend paying stocks are under attack from short sellers, with the "Fast Money" traders; and Bill Greiner, Mariner Wealth Advisors CIO, offers strategies to playing the market for the long-term. "There are real selective opportunities within the emerging market space," says Greiner.

  • Lululemon Down 8% This Week

    How to play Lululemon after the company's see-through yoga pants debacle, with the "Fast Money" traders; and what should your long-term portfolio look like in a zero interest rate world? Michael Farr of Farr, Miller and Washington, offers insight.

  • Facebook Generation Needs To Start 'Liking' Stocks

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington, discuss why the Facebook Generation needs to start "liking" stocks now. Why young adults should begin an investment strategy for their future.

  • The average man has 30 percent more in taxable investments than the average woman and 72 percent more in his IRA, according to a new study.

  • April 15 is looming, but if you look carefully there are a variety of possible ways to lower your 2012 tax bill.

  • You probably realize there are tax breaks related to your home, your charitable giving and your work—but you may be eligible for more than you know.

  • Instead of ending the mortgage-interest tax deduction, adjust it to do what it is intended to do: stimulate home buying, one industry insider says.

  • Research by Wells Capital suggests that any sudden rise in bond yields after a Federal Reserve exit will benefit stocks.

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  • Christine Roberts, head of student lending at Citizens Bank, sits down to give sage advice on private student loans.

  • The earlier the money conversation, the better. That's what Christine Roberts, head of student lending for Citizens Bank, says to families about sitting down to discuss the real costs of college and paying off student loans.

  • For students, the thought of student loan debt can be scary. Three graduates, ranging from undergrad to master's degree recipients, sat down to reflect on the process of funding a college education. Here's what they learned along the way.