Here are some key factors you should consider when picking funds The number of options for investing in funds has increased dramatically in the last 10 years. There are currently more than 100,000 mutual funds, […]
Why understanding asset allocation is key Most investors are extremely diligent in determining what investments should be a part of their portfolios. Certainly, you want to make sure that any specific security or fund is […]
What went wrong when this man took $30,000 from his 401(k) —and how to avoid it Individual retirement accounts, CDs and other savings options often come with stipulations around when you can pull out your […]
Workers want more employer help with their retirement planning Many employers appear to be missing the mark when it comes to helping workers prepare for their golden years.
Five financial essentials every single parent needs Single parents, whether by choice or the divorce or death of a spouse or partner, have one thing in common.
7 common retirement questions answered Most everyone looks forward to retiring while they are working, because they relish the thought of no longer having daily commitments. However, not many people understand how investing for retirement […]
4 ways to use automation to improve your finances Financial planning is a complex topic with numerous moving parts, and many aspects of it are best tackled with a professional by your side. However, there […]
New retirees: Don't overlook this tax-planning sweet spot A special opportunity to do some serious tax-planning awaits many people heading into retirement.
Consumers are their own worst enemy when it comes to getting out of debt U.S. consumers could probably get rid of their debt faster if they really wanted to.
Should you expect a 10 percent annual return? No, but you don't need to A CNBC story that came out last week, titled “With this strategy, ‘You can’t avoid becoming a millionaire,’” caused quite the […]