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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.
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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.
One fund manager is proving that the use of psychology is key to building mutual funds with big returns.
Investors can guard against rising interest rates by analyzing current holdings, shortening bond maturities and reducing bond exposure.
Reverse mortgages let senior citizens convert home equity into cash without having to sell their house, but such loans come with significant risk.
As trust beneficiaries feel the bite of Obamacare's 3.8 percent investment income tax and higher rates, estate planners look to reduce it.
In an industry where stars are commonly impulsive spenders, financial planners advise a simple system to save for the future.
Financial advisors advise against riskier, potentially more profitable portfolio allocations in the interest of long-term stability.
There are straightforward ways for retirement investors in need of income to play rising interest rates without being wiped out by falling bond values.
Social Security benefits will get a 2.8 percent boost in 2019. Find out now how much more money you stand to receive.
The yield curve inverted on Tuesday between short-term Treasury bonds and the five-year. It wasn't the "big" inversion — that is when the 10-year yield drops below the two-year. But the situation is alarming. In a word: recession.