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Thanks to an ever-widening wealth gap in the U.S., financial advisors may turn to tech solutions to better serve less-affluent clients.
Retirees face the challenge of generating and maintaining the income they need in retirement but a solution called "reverse engineering" can help.
A primer on credit scores, which determine consumer access to money in the form of interest rates, savings and access to jobs and housing.
Second only to mortgages as the largest form of debt, student loans affect nearly 40 million Americans, many of whom may never recover financially.
Men are overconfident and women too timid. Or so go the clichés about gender and investing. Here's the truth and how it can help you plan finances.
Making trades based on emotion, whether on the market or individual stocks, can be treacherous without sufficient knowledge and research.
Student loans are the fastest-growing form of consumer debt in America, spurring some graduates to tackle their loans by investing.
Finding a financial advisor is the first step toward economic health, so rely on trusted recommendations, see several candidates and ask questions.
Succession planning isn't easy for financial advisors. It takes a long time—five to 10 years—and it's emotional and messy. But it's also critical.
Older Americans are delaying their retirement plans. Not so fast, according to advisors in a CNBC Digital/FPA survey.
As aging advisors retire and few young replacements enter the industry, FAs without succession plans put their retirement, and clients, at risk.
Collaborative divorce, in which divorcees negotiate outside of court with help from neutral professionals, can ease much of the trauma of separating.
From Pez dispensers to duck decoys, passionate but savvy investors are amassing collections of offbeat and oddball items for both love and money.
20-somethings may regard financial planning as premature, but there are strategies millennials can implement regardless of debt or income level.
Joshua Harris said it's a "time to be cautious" and that Apollo is still looking for investments in sectors that are still relatively depressed.
It's only a matter of time before interest rates rise. Investors who haven't repositioned bond allocations in portfolios should do so soon.
While most retirees don't need to have life insurance, others--such as debtors, investors and those with disabled children--may want to keep coverage.
The final stage of recovery for a widow—transformation—is a time of fulfillment, when she is ready for more advanced wealth-management issues.
Bonds are pretty clearly a bad job, with returns relatively meager and prices set to fall, but yield-seeking investors keep pushing money their way.
With the Fed paring back its bond-buying program, retirees are bracing for volatility in bonds, but financial advisors are not overly concerned.
There are important lessons that today's investors can take from the Black Monday stock market crash of 1987.
Wild action leading up to the stock market crash is important to remember as people handicap the chance that such a jolt could hit the current bull run.
Market legend Art Cashin looks back on one of the most dramatic trading days in history, 30 years later.