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The myRA is a good idea for people unable to meet $1,000 IRA minimums. But staying in it after reaching the $1,000 mark? Not such a good idea.
Flush with cash and wary of market volatility, wealthy investors increasingly are buying rare coins and other so-called treasure assets, say advisors.
Students looking for affordable college educations are benefiting from sliding-scale tuition payment plans at many private and public universities.
Financial advisors can help engaged couples make financial planning, from savings strategies to insurance policies, a priority before the wedding day.
Investors need to take time to choose the right a financial advisor. After all, this person will influence your long-term financial security.
Financial advisor Cathy Curtis cautions first-time homebuyers to thoroughly analyze savings, earnings and costs before making a first down payment.
If millennials don't break out of this frugal state of mind, the trend could create challenges for the stock market and retail spending.
A sound financial plan makes sense for anyone looking to fund a child's college education, plan for retirement or to buy a dream home.
Many invest for higher-education via 529 plans, but Roth IRAs also offer distinct, tax-free advantages as college savings investment vehicles.
Many investor clients of financial advisors are clueless or unaware of hidden fees or non-transparent fees they pay as part of investment management.
Financial education is key to retirement-planning today, as the savings burden increasingly shifts from employers to individuals, Sheryl Garrett says.
For investors, the key to remember is that common financial mistakes are usually avoidable. A comprehensive financial plan can help avoid pitfalls.
Ignoring health-care costs can destroy a retirement plan. Retirees must plan ahead to budget for likely health-care expenses in retirement.
Millennials, the next generation of investors, have trust issues. They want to do business with firms that treat them fairly and with respect.
According to the latest quarterly filings, only 24 companies in the S&P 500 reported having zero debt on their balance sheets. Which S&P 500 companies are debt free and cash rich? Click ahead to find out.
Expert investors are embracing financial advisors for counterarguments and best returns.
While there are pros and cons to annuities, some experts say they have their place because they act as insurance policies that protect retirees.
Stay-at-home spouses and their working partners must take advantage of their various options as they create a retirement plan. Here's some advice.
Only 30 percent of Americans who have access to 401(k) plans actually have advantage of them, with Chad Parks, The Online 401(k) president, and Rebecca Davis, Pension Rights Center.
What Americans don't know understand about Social Security benefits can be hazardous to their retirement plans.
There is hope on the saving front, as 87 percent of CNBC readers polled said they would save money if they got a windfall.
No matter your generation, there are steps pre-retirees can take to help build their 401(k).
The financial services industry can help investors paralyzed with indecision by offering fewer portfolio options.