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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.
The top advice retirees would give to younger workers: Start saving now for retirement in order to max out compounded-interest gains.
Hobbyists frustrated with traditional markets and able to sit on investments for decades are turning to tangible assets, such as rare stamps.
Moving past grief into growth, widows must take charge of finances, updating their own estates and making decisions better suited to their new status.
Rising interest rates will impact consumer finances beyond bond portfolios, affecting credit card bills, mortgage refinancing, auto loans and more.
Scammers are exploiting fears over the Heartbleed bug, so purported security fixes might be ploys to get consumer financial information.
A lack of insurance literacy could result in a costly surprise when it comes time to make a claim. Here are some common oversights to be aware of.
Estate-planning blunders, from not signing health-care directives to leaving living trusts unfunded, are common—even among the fiscally prudent.
Some investors collect classic or antique toys for fun and profit; while toys can yield returns, the trick is knowing what you're doing.
Advisors say clients weren't interested in the April 9 release of Fed meetings minutes but still care about the Fed's impact on monetary policy.
With higher interest rates looming, investors are about to get schooled in the difference between investing in individual bonds vs. bond funds.