The richest individuals face the unique challenge of trying to make their money last for generations. What they are teaching their children may help your own family. » Read More
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.
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.
These lessons from the ultra wealthy can help your family grow a fortune that will last for generations.
Sock away dollars on a tax-advantaged basis in your health savings account. Here's how.
Don't lose sight of skills that set true financial planners apart from professionals who lack the expertise.