Building Wealth

Experienced financial planners share fresh insights and best practices for working with clients to build and protect wealth.

October 21, 2016

4 Retirement Planning Pitfalls to Avoid

Expenses and income are important, but there's more to a successful retirement plan than just dollars and cents.

See More On: Making Your Money Last | Financial Planning | Saving for Retirement

October 21, 2016

How Much Are You Paying for Investing Fees?

Asset management and mutual fund fees can really eat into your returns. Know how to control them.

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October 21, 2016

October Is National Financial Planning Month

Saving is a great start, but planning to reach your financial goals is even better.

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October 21, 2016

Why You Should Invest in Dividend-Paying Stocks

They offer some stability and income for today's volatile and low-rate environment.

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October 21, 2016

3 Strategies to Increase the Value of Your Estate

You can boost your nest egg's return on investment by adjusting your withdrawal strategy in retirement and planning other smart financial moves.

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October 21, 2016

What to Consider Before You Get a Loan

Cost isn't the only issue when it comes to taking on debt. You must pay attention to these three equally important factors.

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October 21, 2016

The Challenge of Financing Health Care in Retirement

Invest in your health as you would in your 401(k): Do it automatically and stick with a plan.

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October 21, 2016

7 Mistakes Even Informed Investors Can Make with Their 401(k)s

Avoid these issues because you may never get a chance to fix them.

See More On: 401(k)s | Making Your Money Last | Saving for Retirement

October 21, 2016

5 Ways Life Insurance Can Pay Off Before You Die

Life insurance can provide more than just a death benefit. This investment adviser suggests ways to put the asset to use throughout your life.

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October 21, 2016

Stay the Course With Your Investment Strategy

Successful long-term investors need to be patient and able to ignore the short-term emotions of Mr. Market.

See More On: Financial Planning | Investor Psychology | Markets

October 21, 2016

5 Financial Matters to Consider When Moving to a New State

Whether you're relocating for work or another reason, take these financial and tax strategies into account before packing up.

See More On: Budgeting | Best Cities, States & Places | Employee Benefits

October 20, 2016

401(k) or IRA Rollover: Which Is Best for You When You Change Jobs?

Here are four key factors to consider.

See More On: 401(k)s | IRAs | Roth IRAs

October 19, 2016

Consistency Is the Key to Investing When You're Retired

Once your account is dormant, you can no longer use the volatility of the markets to your advantage.

See More On: Mutual Funds | Making Your Money Last

October 7, 2016

Should You Sell Some Stock Holdings This Election Season?

Financial adviser Mike Piershale sees market losses coming and recommends you consider paring back.

See More On: Markets | Stocks & Bonds

October 21, 2016

Are Your Adult Kids Ready In Case Tragedy Strikes?

A simple conversation can help protect and financially prepare them in the event of your sudden death.

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October 4, 2016

5 Financial Roadblocks to a Secure Retirement

Preparing yourself for these potential pitfalls can help ensure that you're able to afford the life you want after you retire.

See More On: Making Your Money Last | Saving for Retirement

October 4, 2016

How the New Fiduciary Ruling Might Save You Thousands in Retirement Savings

All investors should benefit from the requirement to have financial advisers act in the best interests of their clients.

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