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Planning where to live as a retiree entails considering not just the actual location of where you'll hang your hat, but also factoring in the financial, social, and physical ramifications of your decision.
Following an investment strategy is something everyone should be doing, to ensure they get the most out of their investments.
My dad taught me not to define myself by how much I had, but by what I did with what I had. Money can't buy happiness but can provide peace of mind, freedom and flexibility.
You've worked for years to accumulate a nest egg for your retirement. These investment strategies can help you make sure that money lasts.
If you return to work after leaving behind a full-time job, it's important to anticipate how the extra income affects other areas of your financial life.
Millionaires who plan their charitable giving say their approach is more effective and they are more satisfied with their impact; however, just 9 percent of wealthy investors receive advice from their financial advisors on philanthropy.
People turn to their screens for quick answers to their financial questions. But this can lead to shortcuts.
Careful retirement planning is more important than ever. Here are four easy things you can do on your own to help tip the scales in your favor.
If you don't have an investment strategy, you're not investing, you're speculating. And when you're speculating, your money is at the whim of the market.
Forgot to take a retirement plan required minimum distribution at age 70½? Don't just accept the penalty, say advisors. You may get the IRS to forgive your mistake.
If you've recently received an inheritance, it's probably not under the best circumstances. Here are four examples of poor decisions made by those who have received a windfall.
The Electronic Transfer Account program will soon shut down. Consumers who use this as a way to receive their Social Security or other federal benefits must transition to a standard bank account or find another option.
This is a vital moment when investors need to stay invested and manage risks. They should ask themselves if they're prepared for alternating stretches of volatility and high growth, with a long-term plan in mind.
When criminals use a blend of different people's data, as well as some entirely made up information, it becomes harder for law-enforcement officials to realize the crime and locate the culprit.
It will take more than algorithms and client intake questionnaires to replace human financial advisors, said Joe Duran, founder and CEO of United Capital.
The better a woman understands her own financial situation, the more equipped she will be for retirement. Here are four ways women can close the earnings gap.
If you are a student and think investing is something that only people with full-time jobs can do, think again.
Hint: Chances are, you want to wait as long as you can, up until age 70. But in some cases early birds won't miss out.
Be diligent about your accounts. Make sure you know where they are so they don't get "escheated" by state governments.