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By: Jon Stein, founder and CEO of Betterment
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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.
A victim of financial elder abuse, actor Mickey Rooney died at 93 with just $18,000 in the bank. A look at how to combat this national epidemic.
In early stages of grief, the newly widowed should seek emotional support and take stock of basic finances but postpone larger money matters.
New legislation will ease the bite of the AMT for many, but nearly 4 million Americans will still pay upward of $6,600 in extra taxes for 2013.
Given a bond market selloff in 2013 and a likely rise in interest rates, financial advisors caution clients to keep bonds without getting complacent.
Motivated by mental stimulation or money, more Americans over age 65 are keeping one foot in the workforce after they leave their full-time careers.
Despite financial advisors' efforts to educate clients about bonds, not everyone understands the asset class or how it fits into portfolios.
With health-care costs a major concern in retirement, financial advisors can help clients understand Medicare coverage and anticipate expenses.
Financial companies are churning out endless studies about millennials and money, but here's the truth: There's more confusion than consensus.
It won't be long before today's high school seniors become tomorrow's poor undergrads. Here are some extreme funding measures to help pay for college.
Changing jobs can be one of the most stressful things in life but that stress can be reduced with careful preparation, diligence and a good attitude.
With the repeal of DOMA and more states legalizing same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian couples should review their financial relationship.
Human capital can be volatile, with people in steady careers being more bondlike and those in riskier professions acting like stocks.
Despite a likely rise in interest rates, investors are rotating back to bonds amid a recent uptick in equity-market volatility.
The fund industry is debuting ever more mutual fund and ETF product addressing investors' risk, income-generation and consistent-return concerns.
Women face a unique set of challenges in meeting financial goals, including longer life expectancy, fewer working years and smaller paychecks.
While the rules for calculating AMT haven't changed much, the increase in top marginal tax can make a tax-planning difference for small businesses.
Many baby boomers on the verge of retirement are facing nest-egg shortfalls and, given today's housing market, some might be considering downsizing.
What Americans don't know understand about Social Security benefits can be hazardous to their retirement plans.
With Americans struggling to save for retirement, employers should consider upping their company match program.
In light of recent scandals, it's time for financial services firms to actively work to win or regain consumer trust.
A lack of fear leads to "irrational exuberance," when investors pay no attention to the fundamentals of investments.